The most common way of working for most freelancers is to work with end-clients (either individuals, or companies). Another option though, is to become a subcontractor for an agency which provides services similar to what you offer. In my case, that is agencies which create web projects. I was amazed when I discovered that even large and well-established agencies are hiring freelancers for parts of (or even whole) projects. Usually you won’t see those opportunities being advertised, but many agencies do outsource to freelancers.Read more →
Ideas, views, and opinions, mostly about the web.
Three months ago, I introduced a section in the sidebar of this blog called “propose a tutorial”, which was asking people to (obviously) propose a tutorial, or ask me for any kind of help. In this article, I’m discussing its outcome and I’m answering some readers’ questions.Read more →
It never ceases to amaze me when I see people (even programmers) who are not using their keyboards to save them time in any task they’re doing. I’m currently working using my small netbook which I usually try to use without a lot of mouse interactions*, writing this article on my favourite browser, therefore I’m going to list a set of keyboard shortcuts that I use every day while I’m working with Google Chrome.Read more →
A few months ago, I attended a small conference-like event, which looked promising, but ended up being a disappointment. There is no need to name the specific event, since the point of this article is not to bad-mouth someone, but instead to give some recommendations to potential event organisers out there, from the perspective of an attendee.Read more →
I love radio, but since it’s been several years since I’ve listened to a proper offline radio show, I tend to listen to podcasts, especially while I’m driving. Here’s a list of some of the (mostly web-related) podcasts I regularly listen to.Read more →