How Important is VPN to Freelancers
Posted By :Date :Christine | 06-07-2016
Just the other week, I had issues with my Internet Service Provider (ISP). I couldn't access the Upwork website and I couldn't use the Upwork tracker for over 24 hours.  My husband, who is using the same ISP for work, also couldn't access Slack for work and a few other websites. Our internet connection is delivering its promised speed, but it just couldn't connect to selected websites. We tried  connecting to our 2 other backup ISPs, but we experienced the same issue with the websites.  It must be our location. …
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Free Brush Pen Calligraphy Worksheets Download
Posted By :Date :Christine | 05-30-2016
I've been teaching my daughter some calligraphy because I really wanted her handwriting to improve. We started our home calligraphy lessons at the beginning of the year. I saw good improvement with her pen grip and handwriting. These are the writing materials that my daughter and I collected. I've shared the free brush pen calligraphy worksheet below. I created some PDF worksheets for her (and for me) that you can download for free right here. Calligraphy Worksheets. Please feel free to share it (click below to tweet). [Tweet "I got…
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Upwork Manual Time Alert
Posted By :Date :Christine | 02-27-2016
What do clients see whenever a freelancer adds manual time in his work diary? Many Upwork freelancers are curious: "What if I add manual time without letting my client know? Would my client know?" The answer is YES! Upwork Manual Time Alert Everytime a freelancer in Upwork adds manual time, the client receives a message instantly.  Take a look at the image on the right. This is the message that the client exactly receives.  It includes the date when the manual time was entered, the name of the team (or…
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Essential Parenting: Loving Parenting Style Approach
Posted By :Date :Christine | 02-23-2016
It is not easy being a parent. There is really no definite parenting style approach. But one thing we do want is to raise our children the best way that we can. Chris White, MD is a board-certified pediatrician who helps parents be the best parent they can be. He wrote the Mindful Discipline book with co-author Shauna Shapiro. This book helps parents on how to approach children lovingly. This book aims to help parents raise emotionally intelligent kids using the five essential elements that kids need as they grow…
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Amber McCue – NiceOps.com
Posted By :Date :Christine | 02-18-2016
Amber McCue of NiceOps.com scope of work: General VA Skills: wordpress website management, web development, graphic design and editing, research and data entry, social media management, email marketing. Tools used: Asana, Infusion Soft, Google Docs and Spreadsheets, Wordpress, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, TimeTrade, Facebook, Twitter, Hootsuite, etc.
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NiceOps: Happiness and Success in Online Freelancing and Business
Posted By :Date :Christine | 02-18-2016
How does positive thinking help you and your business? How does positive thinking help you as a freelancer? How can you achieve more success in online freelancing and in your business? Positive thinking helps you achieve success and bring you more happiness in yourself, your career and your business. Amber McCue of NiceOps.com talks about this one thing that you must do to increase your business confidence and your happiness.  Head on to her website right here and learn more about it. [Tweet "Happiness, confidence, and business planning go hand…
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Essential Parenting: Symptoms of ADHD
Posted By :Date :Christine | 02-17-2016
Is your child overly active? Is your child behaving more rambunctious than other kids his or her age? Are you suspecting or wondering if your child has ADHD because your neighbor's child, or a friend's child was diagnosed with it, and you think your child has it too? Or what if it's not your own child? What if your sister's daugher behaves intolerably active? What if you felt like your neighbor's son is annoyingly energetic? Well, we don't want to jump to conclusions. We want to, at least, be sure…
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Chameleon Theme Error: Warning: Illegal string offset ‘et_fullwidthpage
Posted By :Date :Christine | 01-08-2016
I recently had an experience fixing a website error. I get these warnings when I load the website: Warning: Illegal string offset 'et_fullwidthpage' in /home1/xxxx/public_html/www/wp-content/themes/Chameleon/page-homeblog.php on line 11 Warning: Illegal string offset 'et_ptemplate_blogstyle' in /home1/xxxx/public_html/www/wp-content/themes/Chameleon/page-homeblog.php on line 12 Warning: Illegal string offset 'et_ptemplate_showthumb' in /home1/xxxx/public_html/www/wp-content/themes/Chameleon/page-homeblog.php on line 13 It took me 13 days to find a fix for this.  The fix was a very quick one. It was a PHP version incompatibility. To fix this, I just logged in the webhost cpanel and switched PHP Configuration version.  It was using…
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How to Get a Free Uber Ride in Manila or Davao
Posted By :Date :Christine | 12-19-2015
I love Uber. I've been using Uber for months already.  It is ultra safe, clean and the drivers are very friendly and polite. It is cheap too.  In fact, on your first Uber ride, you can get P200 enough to pay for your first ride.  Here's how to get a free Uber ride in Manila or Davao. Download the app here: https://get.uber.com/ Access the Uber App on your mobile or log in on the website, http://uber.com Tap the “My Account” button in the top left of your Uber app (or…
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How to Create a WordPress Development Site or Testing Site (dev site)
Posted By :Date :Christine | 08-04-2015
I always do this, so I'm posting it here for my personal reference.  Feel free to follow the steps I made here. Log into your cpanel. (For instructions to log in to cpanel, please click here or follow your webhost's instructions) Create a subdomain. that is used for accessing the testing site. For example dev.yourwebsite.com. Go to your webhost File Manager. Make sure that you select Show Hidden Files when you select the directory to be opened. Copy the Wordpress Files from your current directory to the subdomain directory created…
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