Whenever I am about to launch a new website or relaunch an existing website, there are several steps that I always take to ensure a smooth process:
On Wednesday (31st October 2007) I worked my last day at Ichameleon Ltd and on Monday morning I started a new job for Aspiration Media. Although I enjoyed working for, and with, everyone at Ichameleon, my move to Aspiration marks an important step in my career as a web developer.
For the last 7 months, I’ve been doing the occasional freelance web job as well as my full-time job and it’s been both enjoyable and stressful.
To try and increase sales and awareness at the JJB Sports website, I set about optimising the site for search engines and customers. The major success story was getting the site to the number 1 spot in Google (UK) for the keyword “nike trainers“. Here’s how I did it:
Writing a CV (resume) for a web design job isn’t too dissimilar to writing a CV for any other job. So don’t try to be too clever. As my last function as Web Coordinator for JJB Sports, I was asked (along with a colleague) to find a new web designer. Some of the CVs I
GeekUp is a community of web industry professionals based in the North of England (Manchester, Liverpool & Leeds). It provides a job board and regular get-togethers which helps to get freelancers out of their houses once a month. I think GeekUp is awesome but I think it can be improved and here’s how: