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How To Improve Cash Flow In Your WordPress Agency

In a small business cash is king and cash flow — the amount of money that comes and goes out of a business during a fixed period of time — makes the world go ‘round. And, in a WordPress design and development agency, cash flow is directly tied to getting paid on time by clients, […]

4 Questions to Figure Out If You’re Talking to the Buyer or a Gatekeeper

While it can be flattering to be asked to quote on a project, it can also be a huge waste of time. When I started freelancing, I’d send a proposal as long as I figured that the person requesting it had blood flowing through their veins. This meant losing almost every proposal I sent, because […]

Terms You Need to Have in All Freelance Contracts

Introduction? Check. Scope of work? Check. Creative process? Check. Timeline, milestones, and expectations? Check. Payment terms? Check. Signature line? Check. These are all the basics of putting together freelance contracts. Putting together a basic freelance contract for a website project isn’t difficult as long as you’re only ever building small, basic websites for small amounts […]

7 Effective Security Strategies to Protect Your Hosting Reseller Business

Hosting resellers come in all shapes and sizes, from one person web design and web development shops to larger digital agencies. One thing all hosting resellers share in common, though, is a project-based revenue model that’s often “spikey”. As projects come in the door, revenue rises but the focus on completing these projects detracts from […]

Three Steps To Attract All The Clients Your WordPress Agency Will Ever Need

Whether you’re offering freelance WordPress services or selling WordPress services as an agency, there is one thing you can’t survive without—clients. If your business model is centered around providing client services, clients are both your greatest need and biggest asset, because without them there is no business. To maintain or grow your WordPress agency, you […]

Understanding Your Worth — How to Calculate a Minimum Hourly Rate for WordPress Projects

Whether you use hourly pricing, flat-rate pricing, or value-based pricing for your WordPress projects, to calculate the total price for a specific scope of work, you need to know your minimum hourly rate. But where do you start, what do you need to consider when setting your pricing, and how do you calculate an effective […]