WordPress and social media go together well–there are plenty of plugins to help with social sharing and social profile display. But how do actual WordPress consultants, the people you’re hiring to build your site, use social media? And what do they recommend for their clients? John Locke, Jackie D’Elia, Kim Shivler, and I got together to discuss this very thing on WP-Tonic 123. Continue Reading WP-Tonic 123: What Role Does Social Media Play in Your WordPress-Based Business?
The WP-Tonic podcast panel agrees: fear, frustration, and envy are the main drivers for redesigns of business websites. Whether it’s avoiding Mobilegeddon or keeping up with the Joneses, clients are rarely motivated by the same things that drive developers. Continue Reading WP-Tonic 119: Website Redesigns
Jonathan Denwood, John Locke, Jackie D’Elia, Morten Rand-Hendriksen, and I talk about writing proposals for WordPress development work in WP-Tonic 113. Proposals are an ongoing evolution fueled by our own mistakes, but also enhanced by tools like the WP Elevation’s $10K Proposal Template. Continue Reading WP-Tonic 113: How Do You Write Winning WordPress Proposals?
The usability and client-friendliness of WordPress have been on my mind for a while. I got together with my colleague Jon Leland from Combridges to discuss when SquareSpace is a better option–and when it isn’t. Continue Reading Website Truthtellers: Experts Discuss WordPress & Squarespace Web Design & Marketing
Jonathan Denwood, John Locke, Kim Shivler, Jackie D’Elia and I chimed in on the state of online marketing in 2016 for WP-Tonic 103. We all agreed that in spite of Snapchat and Facebook Live, email continues to be the most important channel, both for us as WordPress consultants and for our clients. Continue Reading WP-Tonic 103: WordPress & Online Marketing In 2016: What Works!