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Customizing user roles for members of your WordPress care business

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Congratulations on launching your WordPress site care business. Not only have you been successful, but you have grown your business and added members to your team. You are now ready to add some of your new team members to the mix of managing your client’s websites. You need to customize user roles for the members…

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Encouraging the participation of women in WordPress

Encouraging the participation of women in WordPress

When I was a kid, in a small town, in a rural state, there wasn’t much to do on a Friday night as a teenager. Often, I would end up down at the Playful Quarters. Playful Quarters was an arcade with a pizza place next to it with a doorway between the two. The arcade…

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How the cost of free plugins can pay off for WordPress developers

How the cost of free plugins can pay off for WordPress developers

Recently, I was looking at a plugin I had been using for my local town website. It was a simple plugin that lived in the WordPress repository. It had great value. The plugin has been discontinued. I really don’t know why, but my guess is that the author has other things to do. My first…

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How I use Trello to create my editorial calendar

Using Trello for an editorial calendar

Quite possibly, one of the hardest parts of running a blog is being consistent. It stands to reason that if you create goals and outline your schedule, you will come closer to publishing your blog regularly. An editorial calendar can be a huge help in staying consistent. In early 2015, I restarted my business and…

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Using evaluations as lead magnets

Lead Magnets & website audits

Lead magnets. They help us get emails for our email lists. In other words, they help us generate leads. As a service provider, sometimes we struggle with lead magnets. Lead magnets have changed over the years. Some service-based companies have offered a “free quote.” Think your local roofer or plumber. What they are saying is…

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