A lot of people say “there’s no such thing as bad publicity.” Actually, that’s a load of bs, and I’m not going to go into too much detail explaining why. There are plenty of outrageous and outlandish things anybody can do to get attention, that ultimately end up damaging your reputation in the long run. […]
A few days ago, I received an email from a potential client for what would have been a pretty small, straightforward coding project. He informed me he found me through a tutorial I wrote about adding a widgetized footer to your WordPress theme. (Yes, I know it’s over three years old, but it’s still a […]
I follow a lot of people in the WordPress community from my @themelab account, a number of whom run their own businesses based around WordPress. If you run a business on Twitter, there’s a good chance your clients and other (potential) customers follow you. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve seen Twitter postings […]
It’s pretty simple, don’t be rude. Even a lowball offer isn’t an excuse. Just politely decline, and move on.
First it was the DiggBar, now it’s the hijacking of URLs. This really isn’t that big of a deal.
SitePoint recently announced they were moving their website and domain marketplaces to a new site, Flippa.
Cuil (pronounced “cool”) is supposed to be the hot new search engine on the block, created by ex-Google engineers. Let me tell you right now, it sucks – so far at least. Just search anything, anything at all, look at the results, and you’ll see what I mean. A search for “Leland.info” returns a bunch […]
Matt Cutts recently announced that toolbar PageRanks were to be updated. I honestly don’t get what the big deal is with PageRank. Webmasters go absolutely crazy over it. There is a big difference between toolbar PageRank and “internal” PageRank. Toolbar PageRank is public data, updated once every few months or so. Internal PageRank, used by […]