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May 11, 2019
Looking for new web design clients in Chester

If you are an individual, small business or start-up based in Chester or Cheshire I can help you get a professional website online on a limited budget. I specialise in working with clients that don’t have thousands of pounds to spend on putting a website together and thanks to my position as a freelance web… View Article

March 28, 2019
Should you become a freelance web designer?

In the past few years I’ve had quite a few people ask me what its like to be a freelance web designer and if they should follow suit and try it for themselves. Its an interesting question and I feel that a lot of people think being freelance is a ‘scary’ notion, however being your… View Article

March 12, 2019
Essential Tools for Freelance Web Designers

Becoming a freelance web designer is quite an easy thing to do on paper. All you need is a small client base and a few tools and you are on your way. From my experience there are a few key things that you need in order to maintain a professional and stress-free existence. Here they… View Article

January 15, 2019
How to remove old versions of Photoshop CC

As a freelance web designer I use products from Adobe on a daily basis, mainly Photoshop. I run a subscription and get all the latest versions of CC. This is amazing, but I’ve noticed something annoying about it this week – Adobe doesn’t replace the version of Photoshop CC…they just install a new one. Luckily… View Article

November 15, 2018
Turn off notifications from Apple News

I recently upgraded my mac os to Mojave. I love the new darker interface but one problem started occurring: Apple thoughtfully installed a new News app for me and started spamming me with notifications. If you are having the same issues here’s how to turn them off. 1. Click the notification center icon in the… View Article

September 6, 2018
How to set an email signature in Roundcube webmail

Its great to be able to add a signature to the bottom of an email. You can use it to describe your job role, or provide people with important contact details. Its also a good way of promoting your website or social profiles! If you want to set a signature in Roundcube, its really straight… View Article

September 4, 2018
How I fixed a 500 error on webmail (Plesk)

I recently had an issue where I could no longer login to a client’s email account via Plesk. Each time I tried, it accepted the details and then showed a 500 error page. After scratching my head for a few minutes and doing a few unfruitful Google searches, I was struggling to know what to… View Article

August 7, 2018
Top tips to make your Mac/Macbook run faster

Everyone wants a fast running computer whether it be Mac or PC. As I’m a Mac user I’m going to share some tips on how to get your Mac/Macbook running as fast as possible so you can enjoy the experience to the full. Listed below are some of the top ways to improve performance and… View Article

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