Top 5 Free WordPress Plugins of the Month – April 2014

From today once a month I will be putting together a series called ‘Top 5 Free WordPress Plugins of the Month’. The aim is to make more plugins available to you that you may not have come across without reading this blog post. We all know the usual ones like ‘Akismet’ or ‘Jetpack’ because they’re already there for us and at the top of the most popular list but these plugins will be way better than the ones you are used to and best of all, they’re free.

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Encourage An Artist

Encourage An Artist

I don’t know if it’s just Ireland or if this is a thing in other locations around this lovely planet of ours, but everyone seems to be a negative fucker these day.

Me, being me, I can’t seem to fit in most places. And by that I mean traditional places with traditional routes. I never fitted in while at secondary school. I had no interest in learning poetry, what the worlds biggest lake was or why Margaret Thatcher was such a bitch. Surprisingly I have been out of school for over a year now and to this day nobody has asked me to quote Shakespeare, explain the famine or tell them how earthquakes work. In fact I only really learned one thing while in secondary school and that was that I don’t belong there or in a traditional role. Continue Reading…

Intern The Shit Out Of It

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That’s the best advice I can give to anyone. Work as an Intern while you’re young. Now there are some things you need to look out for before you accept an internship. You need to be a picky bastard when it comes to internships but you also can’t be selfish and expect amazing money. Here are a few tips to keep in mind while searching for an internship. Continue Reading…

5 Years of Blogging

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Five years ago today I started blogging. I was just fourteen and didn’t have a clue how to write (I know what you’re thinking, I still don’t). I went back and looked at some of my old posts and aside from a better understanding of the English language and a bit more swearing, a lot has changed. Putting aside the fact that I can now grow a proper beard, I have grown both in height and as a human. Continue Reading…