The Apprentice 2015 rs

This years batch of The Apprentice UK is the most boring yet.

By Mike Killen | Oct 6, 2015
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*FULL DISCLAIMER* This post is a bit of fun.  I’ve made a few points that I stick by, but I’m having a little fun at the expense of a few reality TV people.  I’m joking people.  I don’t really think she’s a serial killer.  She would have been caught by now anyway. Some of you…

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How to write BENEFITS like an award winning proposal writer (me)

By Mike Killen | Oct 1, 2015
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I promise that by reading this post, you’ll be about to get your head around the whole ‘benefits vs. features’ thing, especially when it comes to selling your WordPress websites. “People buy benefits – not features.  Sell benefits, not features.  Sell the sizzle, not the steak.  Sell the destination not the journey” All very trite…

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7 more awesome beautiful free stock images

By Mike Killen | Jun 11, 2015
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We have to use a lot of images.  Most of the time, even paid stock images are awful and look tacky. So, we’ve put together a ANOTHER list of 7 awesome free stock image websites. No royalties, no costs.  Just beautiful stock images that look good. See part 1 here. Pixabay – https://pixabay.com/   Stockpic – https://stokpic.com/…

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The basics of writing any blog post

By Mike Killen | Jun 5, 2015
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Title How are people going to find your blog?

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Why you should feel proud to use a page builder

By Mike Killen | May 13, 2015
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From Divi to Salient and Visual composer, there are hundreds of smart page building options available to WordPress businesses. Here’s 5 reasons why you should feel good about using a page builder in WordPress.

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5 free awesome WordPress tools you’ve never heard of

By Mike Killen | Feb 16, 2015
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As WordPress designers and developers, we’re always looking for easier ways to build great websites. We’ve got a collection here of 5 WordPress based tools that we couldn’t live without. They’re not all plugins, some are programs and some are websites. 1. InstantWP – FREE local WordPress on a PC or even a USB stick…

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WordCamp Birmingham 2015

By Mike Killen | Feb 9, 2015
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The ABCDE of WordCamp Birmingham 2015. Here’s our quick wrap up of the 2015 Birmingham WordCamp. I gave a workshop talk called They Grow, You Grow.  About how to build better businesses for your customers, via WordPress websites. How can you take someone that doesn’t know that a business exists, and pull them through a website to produce…

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Why everyone is getting the wrong end of stick with The Grid and it’s impact on websites

By Mike Killen | Feb 4, 2015
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Or.  How I learned to stop worrying and love the Grid. This is going to be heresy to many reader and folks out there, but I became a founding member of The Grid. The Grid is an AI that builds websites for you, depending entirely on the content that you upload. I’m going to take…

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What I learned from being dragged through the UK court system.

By Mike Killen | Jan 24, 2015
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Back in July 2014 I received a letter from a customer, threatening to take me to court if I didn’t give them a refund. On 23rd January I won the court case, the judge ruled that I in no way misrepresented any work and the claimant had got the complete wrong end of the stick.…

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7 free PSD mock-up resources for WordPress designers

By Mike Killen | Jan 21, 2015
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Again, nothing crazy here. Just a list of 7 free PSD mock-up resource websites for WordPress designers. PSD mock-ups, for those who don’t know, are basically pre rendered images where you swap in your preferred image, to create a lifelike mock-up. For example you start with this.

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