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Setting Clear Expectations on Client Projects

Setting Clear Expectations on Client Projects

Client projects are always interesting and rewarding to work on, but without setting very clear expectations with your client before the scope and specific deliverables for the project, projects can easily go awry. Clear communication from the start will help set what the client expects, the deliverables, and the dates set for each stage of…

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Three ways to use a website audit to serve your clients and provide a better website experience

Website Audits

In the early days of my website design business, I decided to create a website audit to use to get people to sign up for my email newsletter. To be fair, it never really resulted in a lot of business. I think that was mostly because the wrong people received the audits. I think audits are…

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Why Taking Breaks is Good for You

Alpha state of consciousness

The majority of the time, people are in a Beta state of consciousness; we’re functional, we’re working, we’re constantly thinking and organizing and strategizing. There’s nothing wrong with this, but what we need to focus on is achieving an Alpha state. An Alpha state is when you meditate, visualize, relax, or simply close your eyes…

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Infographics Recap: Check out the mesmerizing stats for WordPress and learn to build an affiliate website

MAKING USE OF INFOGRAPHICS

What do stats about WordPress, using a blog checklist, creating a password policy, and building an affiliate website on WordPress have in common? They are all featured in today’s infographics recap. Each article includes an infographic which contains useful data for the user. So, let’s dive into our group of articles for our infographics recap. [Infographic] Mesmerizing…

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Using the Activity Log for MainWP Extension

How to use Action Log for MainWP

MainWP now has a very useful way to track changes made on both the MainWP Dashboard site, as well as tracking changes to connected child sites using Activity Log for MainWP extension. First, you will need to install the WP Security Audit Log plugin on all of the connected child sites, which is very easy…

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How to make a quick and easy content marketing persona and the one thing you really need to worry about

Content Marketing Persona

When it comes to personas, it seems like we have a dozen word phrases to say what we mean. There is the marketing persona, the buyer persona, the customer persona, and a few other phrases. Some use the ideal client avatar or the ideal customer. Really, it gets cloudy often when it comes to the…

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Tools for business: Use the Headliner App to create slick audiograms

Tools you can use for your business

What tools do you use to ease frustration with a task that you hate to do? Thank goodness some of these tools exist! I work in Canva almost every day, but that app doesn’t have a feature to remove backgrounds in an image. Well today, we are going to take a look at an app…

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Is it Time to Cut Your Cellphone Usage in Half?

Cut Cellphone Usage

You might think of a demonic garden gnome when you hear the word “nomophobia.” Rest assured, your little statue of Gnome Elvis has nothing to do with it. Nomophobia is the fear of being without your cellphone or a mobile device, and it is real. Psychology Today published a post a year ago which covered…

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Make your connections work for you with these four ways to find clients for your WordPress business

FINDING CLIENTS FOR YOUR BUSINESS

Finding clients for your freelance WordPress business Sometimes, getting new clients is as simple as being a little creative. I know how it feels sometimes. You are stuck. You need clients to pay the rent next month. You think that if you don’t get anything soon, you are going to be turning out the lights…

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