By admin on February 24th, 2016 in Freebies
I’m happy to announce I have a free set of 36 Blogger icons for you to download. The set was generously donated by FreeVectors.net and includes .ai, .eps, .png, .psd, and .svg versions. They offer a large number of quality, free vectors which are available for free download. Make sure you check them out. Here’s a preview of the icon set and there is a download link at the bottom of this post.
By admin on February 12th, 2016 in Linkage
Well I dropped the ball again. It’s been a few weeks since I posted my “weekly” linkage roundup. But I have a good excuse! I was lying on a beach in Maui recuperating from work, writing, and life. Since I’ve been back, I’ve been continuing to work on another new book and I’ve got a great collection of new links here for you this week. Check out the latest and greatest links from my Twitter feed, including: Classic Nintendo onboarding strategies, Dating app strategies, and lots of other great growth hacking linkage. Take a look and hit me up on Twitter or in the comments with feedback or questions.
By admin on January 19th, 2016 in Updates
I’m happy to announce my newest book Bootstrap Site Blueprints 2 is now available for order! The book is a collection of real world web applications and how to build them with Bootstrap. Each project includes the full sample code to make the learning experience straightforward.
By admin on January 15th, 2016 in Linkage
Growth hacking, growth hacking, growth hacking continues to be the hot topic on my Twitter feed. If you’re looking to start a new blog but don’t know what to write about, I’d definitely recommend considering growth hacking. Over the next couple months, I plan to try and get a few growth posts going here on my blog. This week I’ve also got a couple of great links for you on CSS variables and how to get your first 1,000 email list subscribers (which is really just more growth hacking).
By admin on January 8th, 2016 in Linkage
Well I totally messed up my streak of best links due to the Christmas break :( my apologies. I’ve also decided to rename this post series a bit to make the titles a little more interesting. You can still look for the Linkage title in the post but I will also add a better description moving forward. Since it’s been a few weeks since my last post in this series, I’m posting more than the regular 5 links that I usually do. This week you’ll find popular links on sales channels, growth hacking, coding practices, entrepreneurship, web design conferences, Product Hunt, free stock photos, MailChimp, and product design principles. Enjoy!
By admin on December 29th, 2015 in Updates
Near the end of 2014 I decided I wanted to try something different. In the past, I’ve mainly focused on freelance work to make a little extra money on the side and have a creative outlet outside of the day job. After almost 10 years of following this pattern, I decided I wanted to make a change. Instead of focusing on freelance work I wanted to focus on my own projects. The main reasons for this was that I was tiring of constantly having to do the same amount of work for around the same amount of pay. I was looking for ways to work less but keep my side income where it was or even increase it. The other reason I was looking for a change was boredom. I think we can all agree it can be exciting to start your own projects where you don’t have to answer to a client and you have the creative freedom to do what you want.
By admin on December 16th, 2015 in Updates
We’re getting closer to the launch of my new book Bootstrap Site Blueprints 2! In the coming weeks the book will be available in print and eBook format in a number of locations. To tide you over, I’m releasing a portion of the first chapter today on my blog. This chapter explains how to setup a development environment for Bootstrap website projects. If you have any questions, feel free to leave a comment at the bottom. Please keep in mind the book is still in final edits so the content may still change a little bit.
By admin on December 10th, 2015 in Updates
For the last six months I’ve been working on my newest book which is titled Bootstrap Site Blueprints 2. In the spring Packt Publishing approached me about writing the second edition of this series and I agreed. This has been my first time working with a publisher and it’s been a great experience. The new book is a collection of Bootstrap projects and how to build them. I’ll teach you how to build the following sites using Bootstrap:
By admin on December 10th, 2015 in Linkage
Well I totally jinxed myself two weeks ago when I said I can’t believe I’ve made it 10 weeks without missing a top links post. As luck would have it, I missed week #11! So I’m back this week with an extra long list of hot links from the past two weeks of my Twitter feed. Here’s a quick overview of the links you’ll find below: are you eating the right SEO diet, tips for optimizing your SaaS homepage, learn to write copy people will read, a collection of 20 awesome free photos, and mobile growth hacking tips.
By admin on November 27th, 2015 in Linkage
I cant believe I’ve managed to keep up my best links of the week post for 10 weeks! Let’s see if I can make it to twenty :) This week I have links for you on how to shorten the time from UX to UI, wnat you need to know about online reputation mangagement, a photo from one of my new Cardeo shirts, the best user onboarding experiences, and the 15 minute guide to growth hacking. Check out all the links and leave a comment below if you feel so inclined.