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Learning Web Development in College or Online Courses?

August 21, 2019

Should you get a college degree or learn online to quickly get into freelance web design and development?

If you feel like you’ve already read about this in a previous article or saw it in a previous VLOG, yes and no. That previous work was about education in North America, “where student loan debt is an issue, where college is not free…”, and this one is about education in places like Europe, which are a little different because, “in Europe college is free…well it’s paid [for] by the taxes, so in essence you’re paying for it whether or not you go, because it’s built into the taxes.” In all honesty, we brought this up because we were contacted by someone in Europe who’s thinking of going to school to get their degree but was wondering about completing online courses and going into freelancing instead.

Now, we made a lot of assumptions on this person’s part: we assumed they were pretty young because they mentioned that their parents wanted them to go to college, which made us further assume they were probably living at home too, so while the advice we’re about to give may seem oddly specific, we still feel most of it can apply if you’re living in Europe or a place that has a similar educational setup. “If you live in a part of the world where the education is free, you’re living at home so you don’t need to make money immediately, and you’re going to pay for it in taxes anyway, right? The government pays, so it means you pay in some form …it’s only a year and a half/ two years, then you know, might as well do it.”

Now there are way more angles to this and the VLOG, of course, goes into more detail and is worth checking out but we want to let you know about a really cool offer by clicking here. We’ve teamed up with InMotion hosting for a really amazing offer where they essentially pay for you to take my course and learn how to become a web developer. Links to the offer below as well.
-Enjoy!

Web hosting training deal: https://www.killersites.com/blog/2019…

My popular courses:
Learn web development fast: https://shop.killervideostore.com/
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My business courses:
Complete Freelancer: https://www.killervideostore.com/free…
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My social links:
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Twitter: https://twitter.com/killersites

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In The Beginning…

August 6, 2019

OR ‘how did I get started as a web developer?’ OR ‘you kids today don’t know how good you’ve got it…’

Gather round the fire again, younglings, it’s story time. Some of you have been asking how I got my start as a web developer…well now, I reckon I can’t remember that far back (and every time I try, I see quick flashes of people with pitchforks and dragons: greedy and terrible), but I’ll try fer ya…!

It was the 1990’s…’94 to be exact and I had no idea what a website was. In fact, I wasn’t even working anywhere near computers…I did have my own business but you’ll have to checkout the VLOG to find out what is was (mostly cuz I forget…).

You can stick around to the end of the VLOG or click here for a really cool offer. We’ve teamed up with InMotion hosting for a really amazing offer where they essentially pay for you to take my course and learn how to become a web developer. Links to the offer and my courses are down below, but this is a really great opportunity and who knows, maybe one day you’ll be telling the story of how YOU got your start.
-Enjoy!

Special web design and development training offer: https://www.killersites.com/blog/2019…

My popular courses:
Learn web development fast: https://shop.killervideostore.com/
Learn Python 3 fast: http://www.killervideostore.com/python/

My business courses:
Complete Freelancer: https://www.killervideostore.com/free…
Complete Entrepreneur: https://www.killervideostore.com/vide…

My social links:
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stefanmisch…
Twitter: https://twitter.com/killersites

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My Favorite Website for Royalty-Free Stock Video Footage

September 25, 2017

Hi!

I produce videos almost daily for my vlog, and for my education videos. To spice things up, I would run around my city to try and take interesting video to splice in. I can get good video footage, but the time it takes is not worth it given how affordable Videoblocks.com is: only $149 for the entire year!

… And let’s face it, there are only so many interesting places close by to take video. Videoblocks has a huge selection for a simple (no hassles) yearly fee, and no worries about copyrights!  Some the highlights:

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Check out my review video:

In interest of full transparency, this is a sponsored ad. But, I would not promote it if I didn’t think it was really good!

Stef

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SITE123 is 100% Responsive Web Design

April 3, 2017

Sponsored post authored by Site123

The concept of responsive design is not a big breakthrough, but it has attracted a lot of attention recently due to the growth of the mobile device market, mainly tablets and cell phones of varying sizes and resolutions.

In this new context of browsers and various resolutions, responsive design emerges as a logical evolution of website design, mostly known as web design.

Early on, much of the internet was composed by very similar resolutions and browser options. Until recently, it was just fine to make a website that worked on Internet Explorer with a maximum resolution of 1024 × 768 pixels and everything was solved. Of course, there were other features, but the vast majority was in the same group. At the opposite side of the spectrum, there were users of Mozilla Firefox. And that was about it.

Today, everything has changed. There are 50″ inch TVs accessing the internet, phones that have 2″ to 5″ screens, 5″ to 7″ “phablets”, 6″ to 14″ (or even more) tablets. And that is not including the computers themselves, which have screen sizes up to Apple’s iMacs, making it a range from 11″ up to over 26″ inches.

So let’s get started by asking one of the most obvious questions, which is of course, the first that comes to mind…

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