One of my subscribers recently asked me a great question and I wanted to share my answer with you. How do you guide customers into figuring out what they want? As many newbies do I am building websites for friends and family, who simply want … [Read more...] about Web Devs: How do you help customers figure out what they want?
Business & Freelancing
Following are articles and lessons I've learned running my business. For articles specific to growing your business skills as a freelancer, visit my other blog at TheFearlessFreelancer.com.
If you're a freelancer or small agency who makes a living selling WordPress-based products or services, this post is for you. Or, better yet, if you're not quite earning a living that supports self-employment, you're definitely in the right … [Read more...] about Do you (want to) make money with WordPress?
I make no bones about the fact that I use multiple web hosting companies. This experience gives me a baseline to compare different hosts and decide which is best for what situation. The newest host on my list is Nexcess (a Liquid Web brand). … [Read more...] about What You Need to Know About Nexcess WordPress Hosting
It was a Saturday and I was on my way home from recording my latest course at Lynda.com. My husband planned to pick me up at the airport. The morning of my flight, he told me he'd applied to be an Uber driver (he's employed full-time, so this was … [Read more...] about What an Uber Driver Can Teach You About Your Business
This is my 4th annual end-of-year reflection on my business. (Here are the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd.) This was an interesting and pivotal year. The short version of it is that I've increasingly pulled away from client services in favor of focusing on … [Read more...] about 2016: My Business Year in Review
Is your entire SEO strategy built around getting a green light in an SEO plugin? Or do your efforts end after signing up for a Google Analytics account and submitting your XML sitemap to Google Search Console? If you're hanging your hat on this … [Read more...] about How Shopping for a Diamond Can Improve Your SEO