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A simple framework for executing successful client onboarding

Client onboarding

“It’s not a mistake. They don’t make mistakes. They don’t do random. There’s always an objective. Always a target.” Nicky Parsons, Bourne Supremacy   Do you have an objective when it comes to onboarding clients? Are you like Jason Bourne as Nicky Parsons describes him? The scary part could be that your client is handling…

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A plethora of resources for being a better WordPress freelancer

Dear Freelancer Fred

Writing letters have become a lost art. When is the last time you have written someone a letter, especially using your own handwriting? There is something about that task, writing letters, where you spend time writing what you think, what you feel, and taking the time to communicate your message. Today we fire off emails, text…

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WordPress Podcast Roundup features coffee, nightmare clients, value pricing and heroes!

WordPress Podcast Roundup

What does coffee, WordPress heroes, nightmare clients and value pricing have to do with each other? The common thread here is WordPress. The common thread is also podcasts. In our first ever WordPress Podcast Roundup, we recap four recent WordPress podcasts touching on those motley crew of subjects. Nightmare Clients and Growing Your Business with…

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How to navigate the curious case of WordPress page builders

Navigating Page Builders

In September 2016, Pippin sent the tweet that was heard around the world; Well, at least the WordPress world. In September 2016, Pippin sent the tweet that was heard around the world; Well, at least the WordPress world.Click To Tweet https://twitter.com/pippinsplugins/status/776169605299597314?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Pippin Williamson, one the world’s foremost leaders in making plugins, said what many people…

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4 questions I asked when upgrading PHP for my WordPress websites

Upgrading PHP for your WordPress website

I run way fewer websites than most of the users of the MainWP plugin, I’ll admit that. I have a few under my command. I am fairly adept at using WordPress, installing, updating, tweaking themes, and even, occasionally, building a custom WordPress website (although I am painfully slow). One thing I’ve learned in the WordPress…

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7 bulletproof reasons to offer WordPress care packages

7 bulletproof reasons

Clients are the livelihood of our businesses, yet, they do not understand the technologies we use. If they do, they are probably in the wrong business. Recently, WordPress released WordPress 4.7.2 to fix a Content Injection Vulnerability. Sucuri called it a severe risk. This week, there have been hundreds of thousands of websites that have…

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