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John Morris
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Attended University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lives in Omaha, NE
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Do you desperately want a career in IT, but are scared to take a client or apply for a job? What if you screw it up? Will your reputation will be ruined? Conquer those doubts using one of the largest tech companies on the planet as an example.
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The "not-to-be-questioned" consensus among the language-of-the-month know-it-all developers is that PHP is dead, nobody is hiring for PHP and you're an idiot if you waste time learning it.

They're wrong.

Here's all the different jobs you can find in about 10 minutes on the internet.
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Conventional wisdom says you need a degree to get a good job and have a good life... especially in an IT career. But, it's just plain wrong. Here's the statistics to prove it.
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A tutorial on how to add custom user profile fields to WordPress.
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Here's a PHP calendar script and tutorial. I took some approaches I'd seen from other developers and turned them into a class... and cleaned them up a bit.
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Mike P's story is quite unique.

Just three years ago, he was a broke college student, working at a factory, frustrated about the direction his life had taken.

And desperate for a way out.

Now, just three years later... he's Senior Consultant and one of Fortune's 500 fastest growing companies, his clients are a who's who of the top companies in the world and he earns a cool 6-figures doing it.

Someone who's made that kind of transformation has to have a few tricks up his sleeve.

Fortunately, he was recently in town and I locked him in my studio until he answered every one of my questions about getting hired, moving up quickly, impressing big clients and more.

In this 8-9 minute segment, he outlines a 7-word phrase that's been the cornerstone of his transition.

Learn what it is in this video.
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Lots of developers think the more skills you learn the better. They're wrong and it's the single biggest mistake web developers make. Here's why and the 3 steps to find your niche in the web development world.
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Most people think landing a successful IT career doing what you love requires intelligence or hard work... and maybe even a little luck. But, my embarrassing story reveals there's 1 single thing that matters more than anything else.
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Here's how to immediately charge more to build a website or for any sort of web development.
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Is PHP dead?
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may b ... but i luv php
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A simple PHP cURL tutorial and example. Learn how to use curl_init, curl_setopt, and curl_execute. Also learn how to POST data to a remote URL using cURL.
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Learn how to create a holiday sale landing page template. With back-to-school, black friday, cyber monday, Christmas and New Year's sales about to hit us... this is a great way to make a few extra bucks building a dead simple landing page for clients. Pro tip: Use this to get new clients you turn into long-term clients.
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Designer. Developer. Teacher.

I'm a freelance web designer from Des Moines, Iowa that teaches other freelance web designers how to increase your income, get more free time and love your career.

I've been a freelance web designer for 10+ years. I also work at WishList Products, creators of the popular WordPress plugin WishList Member.

Recently, I've turned my attention to helping other freelancers make it online teaching a strategy I call the Freelance Funnel.

The Freelance Funnel is a step-by-step system for attracting new potential clients, selling them on hiring you and wow-ing them so they never hire anyone else.

Learn how to consistently get new clients for your web design business, charge more for your services and love doing what you love even more.

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Dana College
  • University of Phoenix-Online
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Chicken Run - Movies & TV on Google Play

The creators of Wallace & Gromit bring you an exciting and original story about a group of chickens determined to fly the coop–even if they

Mr. Peabody and Sherman

Unleash the fun with this hilarious comedy for all ages from the creators of THE CROODS and HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON! Mr. Peabody (Ty Burrel

Frozen (2013)

In "Frozen," fearless optimist Anna teams up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven in an epic journey, encountering

How to Create a Website

In this video, I'm going to show you how to create an HTML web site. I'm going to show you a method of total site design that will allow you

How to Use Sessions and Cookies in PHP

Sessions are a way to preserve certain data across subsequent requests. This enables you to build more customized applications and increase

Why YOUR Freelance Jobs are Getting Outsourced to Someone Who'll Do It C...

The answer: You’re not branding yourself effectively. If you were, your potential clients would never hire another developer just because th

PHP Multiple Checkbox Array Handling - John Morris

I tend to get a lot of questions around checkbox handling when submitting forms to PHP. Here’s a simple snippet to illustrate how it works:

Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World

Michael Hyatt, one of the top business bloggers in the world, provides down-to-earth guidance for building and expanding a powerful platform

Runner Runner

A Princeton grad student finds himself caught between the FBI and a malevolent online gambling tycoon in this thriller from The Lincoln Lawy

Candy Crush Saga

Switch and match your way through more than 400 levels in this delicious and addictive puzzle adventure. Ain't it the sweetest game ever? Pl

WishList Member Addon for WP Courseware

This plugin adds integration between WishList Member and WP Courseware which allows you to assign course(s) to membership levels for auto en


Stay connected to live sports and shows from ESPN – wherever and whenever you want them. Download the FREE WatchESPN app to your Android dev

Bejeweled Blitz

*World's #1 Puzzle Game! *Supports Both Phone and Tablet Devices *New Users Get 100,000 Coins FreeTreat yourself to an exciting take on the

How to Create an Advanced Login System - John Morris


How to Create an HTML Select Box From a MySQL Results Array Using PHP - ...

Yours might look something like this: That will select everything in our table and loop it into an array of objects containing the results.

How Wealthy Developers REALLY Succeed - John Morris

John Morris. WordPress and WishList Member Developer. I am John Morris. I'm an experienced web developer ready to turn your website idea int

Making Money in Web Design: Sell True ValueMaking Money in Web Design: S...

We’ve already hit on some excellent topics the past few days in my Making Money in Web Design series, but none will be as powerful as a less

How NOT to Hire a Freelance Developer - John Morris

Then, the job will be listed as a fixed price job and the budget will be “not sure”. As the developer, there's almost nothing I can do with

How to Monetize Your Content in 2014

What will the future of content monetization look like? Are we forever stuck with an ad-based, privacy-encroaching business model (ala Faceb

How to Add a Login/Logout Link to WordPress Menus

In my last post, I talked about how to add a custom meta box with a custom link to WordPress navigation menus. Several times, I mentioned ho

Theater is good. Staff is terribly unhelpful. I admit I was dumb and lost my ticket. Somewhere it fell out between getting snacks and calling my wife. That's 100% my fault. But when I asked the staff for help they basically said eff you. Because it's assigned seating that's a problem and I ended up just buying another ticket. It'd be one thing to try and help and it not work out. They didn't even try.
Public - 11 months ago
reviewed 11 months ago
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
My family and I ordered delivery from here on our way through town. Great service. The woman I talked to on the phone was very polite and was actually pretty easy to understand and order from. Fast delivery and great food. Good stop if you're hungry for some Chinese.
Public - 7 years ago
reviewed 7 years ago
4 reviews
This is our neighborhood McDonald's. They always seem to have trouble. Ordered a hot Mocha and was asked three times if I wanted a frozen one. Had to repeat my order several times. Then, ended up getting an iced mocha instead of a hot one. Plus the Steak Bagel I ordered seemed like it had been sitting for awhile. Frustrating for sure.
Food: Poor - FairDecor: Very GoodService: Poor - Fair
Public - 4 years ago
reviewed 4 years ago