You may be familiar with Seth Godin's best-seller “Purple Cow (Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable)”. If not, I highly recommend you read the 143-pager.
The basic concept behind it is how to differentiate yourself from the rest by being remarkable. If you see a black-and-white cow, there is nothing remarkable about it, BUT if you see a purple-and-white cow, THAT is different! I ask you: “How many purple cows have you seen?”
Freelancing is a great way to recognize yourself and become your own innovator. Yet, with the freedom and joy that come with being a free agent, also come challenges. Freelancing is all about connections, with your client first of all, and then with the globe via your client. Establishing good rapport with a client to ensure future business is a MUST if you have to deal with customers directly. Here are some principles to achieve this.
A New Joomlashack Product
Not sure what template you want? Our NEW Template Clubs make choosing a template an easy proposition. Because with one of our new Clubs you obtain access to ALL our templates for a great and affordable price - starting for $45 for a 3 month Subscription.
A new update for the Wright Joomla Template Framework
We are very excited. It's now been a year since we released Wright v3.0 on the first week of September 2012. During the past year, Wright has benefited from more changes, updates, and work than it had during the previous two years. This increased focus on Wright is mostly due to our commitment to deliver better, more reliable, and ever lighter Joomla Templates.
Helium, HTML Editor for Joomla
Helium, our new & FREE lightweight HTML Editor is here and ready for download.
Anyone that's read about our Wright Framework knows that we like our products to be light. From it's inception, Helium was no different. This new Joomla Extension was designed to be light, reliable, and simple to install, use, and maintain. The name says it all.
Part 1: The making of the design.
It was in the air that something new at Joomlashack was about to happen and finally here we are: a brand new website and identity were unveiled last week. For all the Shack aficionados (or users); this new look is a big move, but for us at Joomlashack it was about time to refresh our identity.
We are delighted to share with you the status of the upcoming Joomla extension "EasySocial" by StackIdeas--a company we trust. Andrew Rogers, the main man in StackIdeas for all customer relationships, partner collaborations, marketing ideas and sales promotions, has shared the following sneak peek:
Now the easiest way to learn Joomla, as well as Wordpress and Drupal
Since 2009 our Joomlashack University has been the easiest, fastest way to learn to build a Joomla! powered website, period. Today, thanks to our partnership wth OSTraining you now have access to all our content in addition to ALL of OSTraining's content which means we can now teach you how to build Wordpress and Drupal powered websites too.
Did you know that Wright v.3 is all based in Bootstrap? And did you know that Bootstrap is all based in LESS rather than simple CSS? And, are you aware of the benefits of using the Wright Framerwork to create your template?
Writing a great blog post can be challenging if you've never done it before. That doesn't mean you can't though. You just have to put a little effort into it. Here are some guidelines for you to consider.
1. Be Clear About Your Topic
Writing a great post first starts with choosing a great topic. Address a need, fulfill a purpose, know why you are writing and to whom. When you know the why and who, crafting the message becomes easier.