Why You Need to Speak at Your Next Code Camp

March 30, 2015

I just came back from Orlando Code camp, so I thought I’d do a post talking about why speaking at a code camp is a great opportunity and why—even if you think you have nothing to talk about or teach—you should be speaking at a code camp near you. Now, just in case you aren’t […]

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Two Programmers Turned WordPress Entrepreneurs Profiled

March 24, 2015

I’ve been involved with the WordPress community quite a bit, since I’ve launched my “How to Create a Blog to Boost Your Career” course. As I result, I’ve been very interested in what in happening in the WordPress development world. I’ve gotten a few requests for information about WordPress development, but I’m really not an […]

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The Ultimate List of Programming Books

March 23, 2015

Quite often I am asked about the top programming books that I’d recommend all software developers should read. I’ve finally decided to put together a list of the programming books that I find most beneficial and that I think every programmer should read. Now, just like my Ultimate List of Developer Podcasts, this is my […]

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Quitting A Job You Just Started

March 19, 2015

In this video I respond to an email asking about how to handle quitting a job that you just started. Keep in mind that you should never quit without having something else lined up.

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11 Rules All Programmers Should Live By

March 16, 2015

I am a person who tends to live by rules. Now granted, they are mostly rules I set for myself—but they are still rules. I find that creating rules for myself helps me to function better, because I pre-decide things ahead of time instead of making all kinds of decisions on the fly. Should I […]

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Are Ads On Your Blog Generally Frowned Upon?

March 12, 2015

In this video I respond to an email asking about whether or not having ads on your blog is good or bad. I explain that unless you are making significant conversions, you’d be better off without the ads. A good way to way judge this is if you have 500 daily visitors, then you might […]

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How Paul Mooney Got on .NET Rocks and Built His Blog

March 9, 2015

I like Paul Mooney, because Paul actually takes action. While other people are sitting around talking about doing things with their life, Paul is actually out there makings things happen. Paul purchased my “How to Market Yourself as a Software Developer” course, but he didn’t just read the books and watch the videos, he took […]

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Should I Focus On Getting Certifications?

March 5, 2015

In this video I respond to an email asking about whether or not certifications are something to focus on. I explain that some certifications are meaningless, but if you think it will help you get a job then you should go for it!

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Change Your Life With this Free Blogging Course

March 2, 2015

Around the mid December 2014, I decided to launch a completely free blogging course that would be delivered via email over 3 weeks. I had no idea how popular and successful that blogging course would turn out to be. (Here’s a good book to check out) At the time of writing this post, almost 3,000 […]

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