Don’t confuse my personality with my attitude

Don’t confuse my personality with my attitude. My personality is who I am. My attitude depends on who you are – Frank Ocean

How to know that You are in right place at Your work?

How do You know that You are in right place at Your work? Easy, when You receive 2-3 job recruiter “chat” invitations per week, but still working in same company and place. #WEB #IT and #recruitment in #Latvia . On another hand, You can always sell Your other skills as freelancer. Does Your company use […]

Make Money Off Your Freelance Blog Without Driving Clients Away

You have a freelance blog and you’d really like to bring in some extra cash. How can you do this without alienating clients and readers? Is it truly possible to monetize your blog without resorting to online ads? Here are four ways that you can make money from your blog.

Milestone after milestone

Two years ago I set few milestones for my freelance and work career. In last 6 months I reached 3 of them and two of them in last two weeks. Needless to say that last both were related to money and more specific to money I earn from my freelance work. So now I revalue […]

10 Marketing Tips For Freelancers

The world is filled with all kinds of freelancers, and they are eager to get work. Regrettably, there are also people out there who think they’re freelancers, and they too are trying to attract attention and get work, increasing the field of competition to a truly alarming level. In order to stand out from the rabble, you need to market yourself in ways that can’t help but compel prospective clients to avail themselves of your talents. Here’s ten tips on how to market yourself.

Small and nice rooms at hotel Anna in Helsinki (Finland)

Small and nice rooms in hotel Anna in Helsinki (Finland). Good European breakfast. Check-in on August 30, 2013) (on map.

5 Lessons on Business Startup Success

No one ever said starting a business was easy. In fact, most successful entrepreneurs will tell you that establishing your own business will take years of hard work, and quite possibly end in failure. However, those same successful people have sage advice for those brave enough to do it anyway. The challenges are significant, but the rewards can be incredible.

Two Interesting Summer beach festivals in Latvia

In Latvia during summer there are some interesting festivals, which tourists could attend. 2 Festivals near Baltic see in Latvia Summer Sound festival in Liepāja Summer Sound Liepaja first happened on July 22 and 23, 2011. Despite storm, rain and lightning, festival went well, and about 20 000 people were enjoying two days of music, […]

People don’t call you because they want to give you something for nothing

People don’t call you just because they want to give you something for nothing, they call because they want you to do work for the. #quote from Quora:What are your favorite methods for looking busy at work?.

Ford Mustang 2005+

While searching for new car, current BMW 316 (now with 1.8 engine), found that Ford Mustang, starting from 2005 looks good enough to consider as my new next car. Unfortunately in Latvia “road tax” is little bit to hight for it.

Mentoring in Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) projects

As developer of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) projects I found this video useful to bookmark it in my blog. Mentoring: We’re Doing It Wrong by Leslie Hawthorn from conference about Open Source Software.

We have a puppy!

Just before New Year’s Eve, we took coal black puppy. For the most difficult – to figure out a suitable word in our mix-Chihuahua (girl). Puppy is already barking and biting the hands.

Coldplay Clocks performed by Melo-M (Live at club Essential)

Sometimes You find that one of my favourite Latvian bands can perform something like this. Awesome!

Discontinuing Guest posts. Experiment is over. Results.

Today I am discontinuing accept guest posts. The reason for this change is that Google’s most recent algorithm changes, Panda and Penguin, are largely cracking down on paid backlinks. And since guest posting is very gray area when it comes to the backlinks in the content (what we do not allow anyway), I do not […]

Adrian Sina – Angel feat. Sandra N. (Music Video)

Thanks again to Greece’s radio-stations on Internet, I found another great song for my play-list while making web pages. Adrian Sina – Angel feat. Sandra N. video

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