October 16, 2021 — This talk is based on a book that recommends setting goals and evaluating progress in 12-week intervals. Learn how to use this approach to grow your business or make changes in your personal life.
December 27, 2019 — Calling all freelancers! Whether you focus on design, development, content creation or marketing, there’s more to freelancing than just being good at your trade. In order to be able to service your clients, you have to keep YOUR business running and that means getting those finances in order. We’ll talk about the basics (fixed vs. hourly, time tracking, invoicing and profit to name a few) as well as more advanced topics (like IRAs and planning beyond this month). There will be spreadsheets.
July 10, 2018 — You’re a rockstar with the front end and the WordPress admin, but the back end is… a mystery. Ever wonder what happens when you create a user or save a post? Where does the data go? Let’s dive in to the MySQL database via phpMyAdmin. We’ll explore the WordPress core tables and investigate the fields to see how the data is stored. We’ll also touch on optimizing your tables and creating database backups without a plugin.