10+ Joomla, Web Development and Business blog posts of the week
Last week we asked you to recommend your favorite online reading resources for web developers and others in the Joomla industry. Combined with what’s in my RSS reader, here’s the first result. Enjoy!
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These are the latest weekly roundups by Kristoffer, where he recommends blog posts from around the Joomlasphere. Reading them always leads to interesting news and useful knowledge.
Joomla Blog Posts from Around the Web (week 3) http://is.gd/73BX6 by @joomlablogger
Joomla Blog Posts from Around the Web (week 4) http://is.gd/7GCfG by @joomlablogger
Sam talks about (and I agree) that too many people are trying their best to please the client over the visitor. The client is not the primary aim…Sam will tell you who is.
Make your clients aware of progressive enhancement! http://is.gd/73AeA blog post by @sambrown
Softpedia is doing a series of posts about Web Trends for 2010. Up until today they’ve published the 3 above and I’m looking forward to the rest.
Web Trends for 2010 – Part I – Web Industry Trends by @campuscodi
Web Trends for 2010 – Part II – Web Design Trends by @campuscodi
Web Trends for 2010 – Part III – Web Programming and Development Trends by @campuscodi
Also read this related discussion on the Joomla.org forum
This blog is one of the best ones I know! This time around Jean-Baptiste writes: “At a time where new and powerful techniques as such as HTML5 and CSS3 are emerging, it’s not surprising that IE can’t handle them correctly. Luckily, a few tricks can make your life easier.” A must read if you battle with IE..and who doesn’t?!
10 ways to make Internet Explorer act like a modern browser http://is.gd/7v4nO (via @465media) As usual, great blog post by @catswhocode!
Huge list of resources for all of us writing in one way or another: “…inspiration, motivation, creativity and new techniques from experts, freelancers, and editors. Every blog here is unique in its own way, but with one goal: to help everyone in the writing industry improve their craft with the power of technology and social media.” Bookmark it!
100 Blogs to Improve Your Writing http://is.gd/7cZ61
While there are only 4 primary strategies for growing a business, there are literally dozens of different techniques you can use to implement them. Ryan Healy gives you a lot of ideas around this.
31 Ways to Grow a Business http://is.gd/747Kx by @healymonster
As a freelancer (or a small business), 30 day payment terms are a nightmare, you constantly have to plan your cashflow a month in advance. John O’Nolan explains how he deals with it. A really good read.
How to Kill Your Business: 30 Day Payment Terms http://is.gd/6b7Oy by @johnonolan
Very good information about 2 of the ways to build a business. A must read for companies on a tight budget and/or leaning towards VC funding.
10 lessons in bootstrapping a business http://is.gd/7arZo by @venturebeat Really good read for entrepreneurs (and others)!
Keep on recommending and give kudos to the bloggers who deserve it! Please write a comment below about what you’d like to get more recommended reading about in upcoming posts and I’ll do a little extra rss digging.
Tags: blogging, Copywriting, development, Joomla, technology