Getting Off My Bottom

One big problem as a freelance web designer is that, for a lot of my work, I have to be sat at my computer. I’m always trying to find a way to get my body moving a little so here’s some of my suggestions… 1. Put on a favourite song and dance around...

How a Website is Built

A very quick overview of the code behind your pretty website … Separating content and design Your website uses two main languages to create what you see in your browser. HTML (hyper text mark-up language) for the content and CSS (cascading style sheets) for the...

How the Internet Works

This isn’t a technical post, it’s a very brief overview of what happens when you put an address in your web browser … Domain Name / URL You buy a domain name from a provider such as 123-Reg. Of course, browsers (and computers) don’t really like...

New Workshops

After a productive meeting at 13 The Warehouse a couple of weeks ago I’ve teamed up with the wonderful Dawn from Love Me Love Life to run some workshops that not only give you practical advice but also build your confidence to start you on your path to your own...

Freelance Tales – Networking (part two)

You’ve all read Networking (part one) haven’t you? No? Then go ahead and read it … I’ll wait. People network for different reasons. People network differently in different groups. Try and think why you want to join a network, what you hope to...