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How I Became a Web Developer

I’d never written about my experience despite all the help I’ve received from wonderful resources like Medium, Stack Overflow, and Reddit’s programming subreddits. So today, I decided to change that. Today I’m going to fill you in on what went right, and what didn’t, so that if you’re embarking on this journey, you’ll have better… Continue reading How I Became a Web Developer

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From Front-End to Full-Stack: The Journey Begins

Becoming a full-stack web developer requires you to cover a ton of skills, which you may already know. For beginners, it’s often not easy to find the right learning path and gain quick result. At first sight, it might be overwhelming to understand what you need to learn and how everything fits together as a… Continue reading From Front-End to Full-Stack: The Journey Begins

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Writing Tips #2: Technical

This thread is an experimental series, an accumulation of pointers and ideas from the perspective of an amateur writer. Naturally, take them as you will, but I’ve found them to work well for me. If anything, they serve as a public listing of thoughts and techniques. This section highlights some technical tips. Any suggestions or… Continue reading Writing Tips #2: Technical

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The Nine Newbies of WordPress

Once upon a time I was a little blogging newbie who started a blog on WordPress with no clue what she was doing. I didn’t even know there was a WordPress Reader. I still remember the first time I clicked the READER button. I was like, what the hell is this?? Incredibly, I somehow made… Continue reading The Nine Newbies of WordPress

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The Bridge Between A Blog & The Big Time

For a lot of people, being able to make money through something like a blog will probably sound far-fetched. Of course, to achieve something like this, you’ll have to gain popularity, fighting for the top spot amongst loads of other blogs. This will be a long journey, with most people doing it for fun rather… Continue reading The Bridge Between A Blog & The Big Time

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From Blog To Business: Turning Your Fun Into Finance

When most people start with a hobby like blogging, they won’t be going at it with the aim of making some money. Instead, this sort of pastime is something most people do because they enjoy it, choosing to give their free time to something which can help others. Of course, though, this doesn’t mean that… Continue reading From Blog To Business: Turning Your Fun Into Finance

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How To Find High Paying Freelance Writing Jobs

If you’ve just started out with freelance writing, you must be aware of the scenario in the industry- the meagre pays and the supposedly ‘bulk’ work. And, if you are aware of it, you surely are disturbed by it. People working as content writers for rates as low as 15 ppw(paise per word)? How To… Continue reading How To Find High Paying Freelance Writing Jobs

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3 Best Tips on Writing Irresistible Blog Titles

We write to be heard. Writers who claim differently are only fooling themselves. While we bleed on a paper or on the canvas, all we really ask for is some attention, some affection. Ask yourself this, the last time you read a five page article or a full blown 500-page novel, did the title entice… Continue reading 3 Best Tips on Writing Irresistible Blog Titles

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Outside Writing: “Dos and Don’ts Resumes and Job Applications-What I know now that I’m 30+” by editorialmania

As an editorial manager, I do a lot of hiring. One of the most time-consuming, tiresome, sometimes amusing, sometimes appalling parts of the candidate screening process is reviewing resumes. When I see the following DON’TS, all I can do is think “What were they thinking?” Things that do not belong in your job application (that […]… Continue reading Outside Writing: “Dos and Don’ts Resumes and Job Applications-What I know now that I’m 30+” by editorialmania

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Outside Writing: “Crafting Your Technical Writing Resume by Amruta Ranade

Note: Although this post is intended for technical writing students who are about to begin the job search process, but the techniques here might be useful for other students as well. In this blog post, let’s discuss how to craft your technical writing resume. The most important thing to remember is that your resume is […]… Continue reading Outside Writing: “Crafting Your Technical Writing Resume by Amruta Ranade