Following on from last week’s post about working on-site more, another conscious decision I’ve made this year is to focus on front-end work and to do less WordPress jobs.
Recently, I’ve just completed a seven week-long project on-site at a Manchester agency; it’s the first time I’ve worked on-site in a significant amount of time.
Last night saw the inaugural `Harder Better Faster Stronger` event from Manchester Digital.
In the very first proper web developer job I had, no-one ever said thank you to me. No ‘thanks’, ‘ta’ and certainly no ‘thank you’ from anyone… not one single person. And what a disheartening job that was.
I run a small business, I get leads and often these don’t go anywhere. I’ve become adept at noticing warning signs from potential clients and know when a job won’t be worth pursuing.
Roughly 9 years ago, a friend of a friend stopped me in the street and asked me to sign up to monthly donations to Shelter; so I did, it was only Â£3 (or Â£36 a year). However, I promised (to myself) that one day, when I wasn’t a student and actually earned some money, that