#WCEU Online, GitHub Branch Renaming, Automattic Investment 🗞️ July 2020 WordPress News w/ CodeinWP

July 2020 WordPress News w/ CodeinWP

This is the July 2020 edition of “This Month in WordPress with CodeinWP.” Hello WordPress aficionados, welcome to this month’s roundup of news about the world’s most popular CMS. I’m writing this post from the base of the mountains, where part of our team is hanging out for a few days to work and spend some time together.

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How to Raise Your Rates, and Not Lose Clients in the Process

How to Raise Your Rates

As you gain more work experience, it’s only natural you will want to raise your rates. With a regular job, wage increases are usually part and parcel of employment. However, this takes on a different scope if you’re a freelancer or self-employed. As such, you’ll need to negotiate raises directly with clients, which sometimes might mean losing them.

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Quora Marketing: Beginner’s Guide With the Best Strategies to Get You Started

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“You have to get on Facebook. Don’t forget about Twitter. Now it’s all about Snapchat and Instagram Stories. Try Quora!” It may seem like your small business is constantly behind when it comes to marketing, especially on social media. There’s absolutely no reason to be on all of them, but Quora marketing does provide interesting potential for learning about your industry and gaining website traffic in the process.

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9 Cold Email Templates to Pitch to New Clients More Effectively

Cold Email Templates to Pitch to New Clients

Pitching new clients is one of the most exhausting aspects of life as a freelancer, but it is also one of the most essential. Luckily, you can make pitching easier by using quality cold email templates. In this guide, we will discuss why email templates work and what an email template needs in order to be successful. We will also provide specific email templates for pitching new clients and explain why each template works.

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Online Writing Jobs: 30 Legit Websites Offering Part Time Writing Jobs

Online Writing Jobs: Websites Offering Part Time Writing Jobs

Would you like to get paid to do online writing jobs on a part time basis? It would delight you to know that there are several, high quality publications that offer part time writing jobs that you can do – even if you have little or no experience writing professionally. Some of these websites pay on the low end while some pay pretty well. It isn’t unusual to find websites or blogs that will pay you as much as $500 or more for a single article.

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WordPress Birthday, Elementor Milestone, Template Kits, PHP and WP Version Checks 🗞️ June 2020 WordPress News w/ CodeinWP

June 2020 WordPress News w/ CodeinWP

Hi everyone! The past weeks freed us from our houses and apartments a little bit. We could go out for long walks and some fresh air, respecting the social distancing rules, of course. I think it makes a difference, being able to change scenery even slightly. With a more optimistic view for the rest of the year, let’s review the latest happenings in WordPress!

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Google Maps JavaScript API Tutorial: Add a Custom Map to Your Website

Google Maps JavaScript API Tutorial

Google Maps helps us every day in navigating our way through roads and finding places in a manner that was unimaginative just a few decades ago. It is not only useful in wayfinding, but we also see many examples of maps used for data visualization, such as how recently many websites are using maps to visualize the spread of COVID-19 throughout the globe. Today, let’s learn how we can use the Google Maps JavaScript API to build custom maps for our websites and applications.

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Best Tech Comics of 2020 (So Far) w/ CodeinWP … #Bugs #Freelancing #WFH #Internlife

Best Tech Comics of 2020

Welcome to the first tech comics roundup of 2020! It’s been a while since our 2019 tech comics roundup was published. While this may be true, it does not mean we have neglected the comics department in the meantime. In fact, our illustrator, Joao Santos, comes up with new comics every week. And, that’s why we can happily welcome you to the latest tech and WordPress comics roundup!

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How to Use GTmetrix Speed Test Tool + Improve Your GTmetrix PageSpeed Score on WordPress

How to Use GTmetrix Speed Test Tool

If you want to improve your WordPress site’s performance, you need to know where you’re at right now. That’s what the GTmetrix speed test tool helps you with. With GTmetrix, you plug in your site’s URL and GTmetrix spits back your current performance metrics, along with scores, recommendations, and analysis tools to help you optimize your site’s performance.

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10 Most Valuable Networking Skills for Every Professional

The best careers are built around the best networks. Great connections can provide you with learning opportunities, promotional opportunities, jobs, and more. The wrong connections, on the other hand, can drag your career down to their level of mediocrity. This makes it essential to develop strong networking skills so you can build the right network for your career.

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5 of the Best Shopify Alternatives (Cheaper and More Functional)

Best Shopify Alternatives

Looking for Shopify alternatives to run your online store? No doubt, Shopify is a great platform to set up a store quickly. However, there are many reasons one might look for Shopify alternatives. For instance, Shopify doesn’t offer any free plans, and many useful features / apps are locked behind another paywall. Not to forget, you don’t have full control over everything (you don’t really own your website, per se).

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#WCEU Online, Google and GitHub Free Services, Zoom Data Breach 🗞️ May 2020 WordPress News w/ CodeinWP

#WCEU Online, Google and GitHub Free Services, Zoom Data Breach - May 2020 WordPress News w/ CodeinWP

Hi everyone, how is everything now after one more month at home? We hope you’re hanging in there. We know the daily routine at this time can get a bit tedious and feels like Groundhog Day all over again but it’s far from being the worst thing it can happen to you. You can always find nice in-house activities that keep you on track and sane.

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