I’ve had some major changes to my lifestyle and workstyle since the pandemic (as most of you probably have) - but that hasn’t stopped the gears from running…
I ended the Travel Developer Course.
Why? Mainly because nearly every
job on a computer is remote now. You don’t need to be a developer anymore to work remote - just check out RemoteOK
or any other remote job board.
Also, it took up a lot of my time for around net $40/month.
I’m happy for of all the people I’ve continued to get messages from saying their lives were changed and that made it 1000% worth it - but now it’s time for me to move on.
Speaking of moving on…I’ve also stopped freelancing (kind of).
Last year I worked with 1 client that paid well and consistent.
They benefited from me being an independent contractor - and I benefited from them with good, consistent pay and not having to search for work.
After that, I decided I would only work for 1 single client / company at any time, with minimum hours/week and a set contract length.
It’s turned out to be great - both for my mental & physical health, travel & social life, and having time to spend on my side projects.
I do think this is a trend that many freelancers and independent contractors will begin to favor long-term.
During the past year, I’ve revamped a few past projects and built some new ones. I found it best to rebuild everything with the same tools to make my design/dev flow as fast as possible.
I’m currently using…
With this flow I’ve…
I got some great feedback and publicity on a few of the projects, but most are open-sourced.