You're in the software business! That's what I realized a few years ago after spending a decade building service businesses around WordPress. While it's true, I didn't actually "create" WordPress, because it's open source, and I'm introducing it to my clients, it's now my … [Read more...] about Using WordPress as a solution in your business? You’re in the software business, but do you support it?
If you're a WordPress WebPro or Freelance that is building sites for your clients you need to learn the technical stuff to the point that you can either do it or at the very least have an intelligent conversation with someone else about it. Look, if you get paid to build … [Read more...] about WordPress WebPros Should Understand the Technical Stuff!
I believe the number one mistake you could make, in this business, is to position yourself as a “Freelancer”. I found that there is a bit of a stigma associate with the term freelancer. In today’s world of outsourcing through sites like freelancer.com and upwork.com, people … [Read more...] about The Consulting Theory for Web Professionals
When I started in the web development industry, 7+ years ago, providing clients with support and maintenance services was a lot of work. And beyond the amount of work, it was hard to get clients to appreciate the value enough to pay a price that made the work worth it. I … [Read more...] about Tips for Starting a WordPress Support Business