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February 21, 2020

What Are The Benefits Of Internships To Interns?

The main reason internships are beneficial is the corporate experience. Colleges teach you some skills. These are often outdated or not really applicable in a real business context. While there are certain “team projects” every now and then, it’s nowhere near the actual scenario of participating in the production, planning, strategy, collaboration, and execution which you can

February 14, 2020

Do Business Names Starting With The Letter “A” Have Any Advantage?

Does it still matter what letter do business names start with? Back in the day, the yellow pages were a strategic source for generating prospects for a business. However, this was a common hack 30–40 years ago and most businesses no longer rely on this traffic source. Nowadays, you’ll likely find leads via: Social media (Twitter,

February 7, 2020

Should You Have Separate Social Accounts For Your Businesses?

Keeping separate social accounts for your businesses would be best unless you already have established an influencer brand. If Ronaldo or Mark Cuban or Obama decides to write about skateboarding or run a separate video gaming channel, millions of users will get hooked, because they *love* their brands already, they respect them; they want to become

January 31, 2020

Why Do Most Applicants In Software Development Jobs Never Get A Response?

Make sure that you’re not making any of the 101 mistakes most applicants in software development jobs commit so they usually end up with no responses. The problem with your career so far could be that freelancing may be beneficial to your future professional development but there’s often no direct way to showcase it. In other

January 24, 2020

Why Do Some Programmers Fail To Meet Web Development Project Deadlines?

Of course, not all of them are bad, but there are plenty of reasons why some programmers fail to meet their web development project deadlines. Top Reasons Programmers Have Issues Meeting Project Deadlines Vague Assignment  The answer to a vague assignment is a vague deadline. Incomplete Assignment  A specification may appear to be long and

January 17, 2020

How Should Job Applicants Include WordPress Knowledge In Their Resume?

If you want to steer clear, drop your plan of including your WordPress knowledge in your resume. There are two possible scenarios: The business won’t benefit from you having experience with WordPress so this would be relevant to the job application The business may require some proficiency in WordPress and you would want to clarify

January 10, 2020

What Are The Most Important Programming Skills?

The most important programming skills are the so-called “meta-skills”. Programming is often not about the coding itself, but instead: The ability to build a mental model of the core problem. Understanding business requirements. Mapping the known components into a chain of events or a story that works together. Receiving all requirements and dependencies early on

January 3, 2020

Are WordPress Plugins Fully Vetted Before Going Into The WordPress Repository?

WordPress plugins are kind of fully vetted before going into the WordPress repository, but not completely. The Plugin Review team conducts a manual review for every single WordPress plugin submitted to the repository. A similar process exists for the Theme Review team. However, themes are designed for “presentation purposes”, following a set of predictable rules: A style.css

December 27, 2019

What Solutions Are Available In Monetizing WordPress Blogs?

WordPress blogs could be monetized in so many ways. Advertisement Sponsored posts Paid guest writing opportunities Personal branding (and consulting options) Affiliate marketing Email marketing Are you asking about eCommerce since you want to charge straight through the website? I’ll get to products, but before that, let’s review a few more revenue-generating opportunities like: Training courses (charging for

December 20, 2019

What Technological Innovations Can Make Remote Working Go Mainstream?

I believe that remote working has been fairly mainstream in most metropolitan cities over the past 5–7 years. Some of the leading challenges are related to companies’ remote working policy or a limited number of available places welcoming remote workers. I’ve spent years working from a number of coffices and wrote a cofficers guide for freelancers and telecommuters. There are some