Selling is rarely just about sales: how connecting, sharing, and giving back has impacted the success of my business, and how it can help yours too.
Part of a series exploring WordPress web development from a client perspective, here we discuss how to give effective and meaningful feedback to your web designer or developer, which all parties will find useful and productive.
Part of a series exploring WordPress web development from a client perspective, this will reveal factors that influence website costs and a variety of potential estimate variables, enabling you to confidently evaluate bids.
Part of a series exploring WordPress web development from a client perspective, this will outline the typical phases of a WordPress project and what to expect during each one.
Part of a series exploring WordPress web development from a client perspective, this will help you decide on the appropriate business model and skills/specializations you need to hire for your project.
Part of a series exploring WordPress web development from a client perspective, this will guide you through pre-project research and due diligence you can complete to help ensure the project’s success.
Part of a series exploring WordPress web development from a client perspective, this is a reference guide for confusing terminology you might hear during each phase of the process.
I just got back from Pressnomics, a fantastic WordPress business conference put on in Tempe, AZ by the folks at Page.ly. If you know me, you know that I am constantly attending new conferences, because I love the opportunity to learn and connect, and this one did not disappoint. This past week contained some of… Read More
Being a creative freelancer is exciting. Not only do you have the independence and flexibility to make your own decisions, like what clients you have or what hours you work, but you get to do something FUN for a living! That’s not to say freelancing isn’t a lot of hard work- we all know that… Read More
It’s been a big year of travel for us here at Marktime Media, with events and jobs taking us all over the country, including California, Arizona, Nevada, Minnesota, Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin, and dozens of places in the greater Chicagoland area. In fact, this week we are currently shooting a series of video packages in Alabama. It… Read More
A couple weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending a masterclass by Edward Tufte, a person I have long respected for his absolute mastery of the display of information and data. Being able to spend an entire day listening to someone whose books I have read is always an extremely enlightening experience, and this… Read More
How many times have you begun to brainstorm a new creative project (or started writing a creative brief for a project) by starting with the question, “How can we use X to convey Y?” It could be something like, “How can we use video to introduce our company?” or “How can we use a graphic… Read More
I often joke that my real job is “attending conferences and meetups,” which you may have heard if you’ve seen me introduce myself at an event. While obviously that’s not exactly true, I do usually find myself attending at least one conference per month (usually a WordCamp or something in the design and technology field)… Read More