The ALT experience and living in Japan – my first 6 months
Oct11

The ALT experience and living in Japan – my first 6 months

Last month marked my first 6 months of working and living in Japan. Since I arrived in Japan, I’ve been living in Toyota city (Aichi prefecture, near Nagoya), working as an Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) at 2 local junior high schools. This post has been in the works for a few weeks now, whenever I have a few minutes down time. If you are thinking about coming to Japan to live and/or teach English, you’ll get a lot from...

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How to make websites: a guide for Australians
Oct10

How to make websites: a guide for Australians

Finally, I’ve done it. From the initial thoughts years ago, to the start of methodical work on it, my venture into selling in the online space has commenced. After a degree in Mutlimedia (marketing major) and 5 years working in some of Australia’s leading interactive agencies and businesses, I wanted to share my knowledge of making successful websites. So I created the PDF eGuide and a companion website and support system:...

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How to integrate a PHPlist subscribe page into WordPress
Oct08

How to integrate a PHPlist subscribe page into WordPress

I’ve been working on a new site, my first venture of selling a digital product online. Last weekend I finished it… http://youmakethewebsite.com.au/. Here I’ll show you a good solution for integrating a PHPlist subscribe page into your WordPress website. For an example of this working, go to the link above and click on INTERNATIONAL VERSION in the header, or click SUBSCRIBE TO NEWSLETTER in the footer. With this site,...

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