Aaron Brazell is the senior technology manager for b5media, a new media network. He is a well known and respected voice in the world of blogging and social media and has a passion for written communication. He has been developing in PHP for six years and has been actively involved with WordPress for nearly three years. He writes on his blog, Technosailor and is available for WordPress consulting
The Blogger’s Primer
Blogs: you read ‘em, you love ‘em, you want one of your own! Now’s your chance to splash into the blogosphere, thanks to Aaron’s handy primer. His tutorial has the essential ingredients you’ll need to establish and run your own successful blog!
PHP is a versatile language that’s easy to integrate with other tools. Aaron illustrates one such application in this quick-and-dirty introduction to Cron.
Secure Your Linux Server
The Linux operating system is one of the most stable and diverse available. In his beginners’ guide, Aaron takes us through the key steps involved in securing your Linux server.
The Forum Moderator’s Guide To Life – Parts 1 and 2
Moderators are critical to your online community’s success. But being a moderator is more about leadership and responsibility than fancy titles and special privileges. Aaron explains what it takes to be – and raise – a forum moderator, in this detailed how-to.
Interview – Kevin Yank of SitePoint.com
He writes books, codes software, and still finds the time to hang out in the SitePoint Forums. Kevin Yank *appears* to have super-human powers, but Aaron seeks the truth in this revealing interview…
Approaching Not-For-Profits – Part 3: A Typical Client Case Study
If you freelance for not-for-profit clients, you’ll have to deal with factors particular to this market. Aaron recounts a typical gig, and how he made sure it was a win-win situation.
Approaching Not-For-Profits – Part 2: Landing The Job
Landing freelance clients in the not-for-profit arena requires a slightly different approach… Aaron explains how to market to these organizations — and win the job!
Approaching Not-For-Profits – Part 1: Understand the Market
Freelancing in a cluttered industry is hell. Here, Aaron lifts the lid on an untapped market – not-for-profit organizations. Today he looks at the mindset of these organizations, and what you need to know to get your foot in the door.
Review – IsolSoft Support Center v1.5: Trouble Ticketing Made Easy
CRM just got a whole lot easier, thanks to IsolSoft Support Center. Aaron explains why he just implemented this software in his own commercial project…