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Collaborative WordPress Training + Site Build
Let's collaborate on building your next WordPress website! I'll be with you every step of the way, as we set up your site, add plugins, choose your theme, and set up integrations (e-commerce, e-learning, payment processing, memberships, etc.) I'll even share a screen recording of our entire process to ensure you never forget what you learned!
WordPress Speed Boost
WordPress site slow as a box of rocks on a hill? I can help make your site blazing fast!
My Business Ideas:
I read an interesting thing about project-based billing today, and it goes like this: So, if you are in the business of fixed-bid projects, make sure you are charging a premium for that insurance you are providing!
Web of Lies: The ‘Set It and Forget It’ Fantasy Unraveled by the Threads of Reality!
The absurdity of sellers paying the buyer fees when selling your home. Why the heck did I just pay $9,000 to someone I never met?
We sold our family home a few years back for $300,000. We paid our realtor 3% and the buyer’s realtor 3%. This is a messed up system ripe for scandal, as we paid $9,000 to someone we never met, never worked with, and never saw. To this date, I still don’t know who or why…
There is so much to learn all the time, in all places, in all people, and in all things. You’ll bring your own perspectives, talents, and experiences to work with you every day, and we need to celebrate that. Also, we have a company culture that will be enhanced and changed by all you bring…
Insights from an experienced web developer, discussing his journey and learnings in the field. Through an email Q&A with a newcomer, he reflects on his self-taught path, the value of practical experience over formal education in tech, and the evolution of web development. He emphasizes continuous learning, adapting to technological changes, and values the fresh perspectives that new developers bring to the industry. The developer also highlights the significance of AI and foresees its impact on future communication and SEO in web development.
There are some great platforms out there to automate your website hosting biz: But we don’t use any of them. Here’s why: Hosting companies only get worse over time. Over the years, I’ve hosted websites on a bunch of platforms: All of these hosting companies share one thing in common: Over time, they all got…
Some EOS Level 10 (L10) meeting templates I use in the real world. These templates have helped me to become a better, wrangle conversations, and run meetings effectively.
Humble comfort for when you are about to embark on a life-changing journey
Sometimes the simple, human interactions are the things that build lifelong partnerships. Here’s an unexpected story about how a big company that brought joy to my life today.
Here’s the rub for me: My belief is that bad stuff happens, and you need to own it. Digital Ocean definitely did not own it in this case. I wonder how the original founders of Digital Ocean would have reacted had they been in charge… For example, wouldn’t it be nice if an actual human…