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How to get clients for web development as a freelancer

In this article, I would like to share with you, the best ways on how to get clients for web development, especially for a newbie. The things I will share, are from personal experience and were the most effective for me. I can’t assure you that it will be the same for you. If you are a freelancer, never stop innovating on ways to get more exposure.

You did the greatest decision of your life, you left your high(hopefully) paying job for a better life, as a freelance developer. But right now, you are starting to realize that it is not a walk in the park. The days go by, and before you realize a month passed and you got ZERO new clients. That can really mess up someone’s mood, and maybe even change your mind of being a freelancer.

But don’t fear! I got you! I will share the top ways on how to get clients for web development, from the smallest individuals to the giant corporations that I’m still working with today.

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What is the hourly rate for a freelance web developer (updated Jan 2019)

If you are coming from the developer’s side(likewise), it is not easy to stick a price for your service. What is not low, not high, but just the perfect hourly price. Of course, you can’t just bump the cost to 1 million; it is essential that the clients you want to work with will accept the price you are asking.

To get the best price for you and still stay fair to the client, we need to go back and look at our previous projects.

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How to change the publish date on WordPress for Google search results

Maybe I’m a little slow, but for me, it took a while to understand why is it Google so stubborn to not taking into consideration my modified date and showing it in the search results. After adding million of useless tags – I have found the solution for it.

Before we start…

I know you probably tried and searched functions, methods, tags like Last modified, dateModified, dateCreated and much more – those tags are not being used by Google in a direct way(as it is not part of the “rich data” information that’s appearing on the search results).

This article will show you a 100% solution for showing and modifying the times Google is showing in the search results.

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Debug your code faster using custom live templates with PhpStorm

As a programmer and a team leader, I don’t have time to waste on debugging broken pieces of code. I need to do it fast with little to no mess. To do so, I’m using the help of PhpStorm live templates system

What are Live Templates?

Live templates are shortcodes that connecting to certain code patterns that you can re-use inside of your code with a click of a TAB. That allows you to easily create huge blocks of code by typing only a couple of characters and clicking TAB.

A live template could be as simple as just an echo statement:

echo "$END$";
phpstorm live template eco
Default “eco” Live Template

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