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Month: April 2017

Ignore Negativity and Move On!

Sometime around 2013, maybe earlier, I got into WordPress, and faked my skills as much as possible. “I’m a WordPress developer” I’d say, “I could build you a cheap website, at low cost.” During this time I’d bid projects for just a few $100 saying “I know what I’m doing”. And I kept telling myself that for years. Making a few hundred here, and occasionally maybe five-hundred there… Truth be told, all I did was setup themes, and configure them. I was told repeatedly, “that will get you nowhere, there’s no jobs like that here.” I’ll never forget my LinkedIn profile comment, I labeled myself as a MySQL expert, and it wasn’t long before someone found that I knew NOTHING about SQL at the time aside from using…