Abel Mohler

How I became a full time freelancer

February 20th, 2009    Abel Mohler

In January 2008, I had very little experience building websites or doing any other development.  I had just lost the job I had spent all summer studying to get, and had very few prospects for other work.  In desperation, I applied for a job at Best Buy as a member of the Geek Squad.  I really don’t have very much computer repair experience, and in retrospect, I’m glad I was turned down.

I am currently very glad to be one of the fortunate few that does something that he really enjoys.  I am a full time, freelance web developer.  Unlike many people who run a business from home, I spend very little time looking for prospects, writing proposals,  or making calls.  I never write invoices.  None of my clients are local.  The market I work in is global.  I have one employee: myself.
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I’m finally starting a blog

February 13th, 2009    Abel Mohler

After some time contributing to forums, I’ve decided to start a blog.  I’ve realized that it would be more productive creating content for my own site, rather than spend an exorbitant amount of time creating content for other sites.  I’ll still be caught on occasion in other communities, but this is where I’d like to put my most important thoughts.
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