WordPress Freelancing Can Be Lonely: Nine Strategies to Cope
People get into WordPress freelancing for lots of reasons. Some that come quickly to mind: for fun, for a career, to learn, to help out, or to make a little extra cash. All of these are great things. One common reality that doesn’t come up as much around WordPress freelancing: loneliness. It’s bound to come up, even though it’s an affliction that many people dare not speak of.
Everything You Need to Know to Speak at WordCamp
Just last weekend, I was one of the co-organizers of WordCamp Denver. (Not a lead, those people did more work. I just made a website and helped a bit with sponsors and recording videos.) It was my first time doing it, and to commemorate the occasion, I thought I’d share an invitation and recommendation that you speak at a WordCamp.
You Can Now Sign the WordPress Developer Honor Code
A couple of months back I wrote a really long (sorry!) and really impassioned article about:
The Menace of WordPress Theme Creep
One of the first topics I ever wrote about on WPShout, I kind of thought that the topic of “theme creep” had died long ago. But a few times in the last few months–once with someone I’m mentoring in WordPress development, once with someone who was asking how to buy themes–I felt a need to mention this idea. So I’m revising and updating the original essays.
The Small-Business WordPress Developer Code of Honor
WordPress is a wonderful technology, but most small business website owners are not having wonderful experiences with it.
WordPress Page Builders, Reviewed: Beaver Builder, Divi Builder, WPBakery Page Builder, Elementor
This article reviews the four biggest WordPress page builders: WPBakery Page Builder, Divi Builder, Beaver Builder, and Elementor.
An incredible deal for Up and Running’s Third Edition
Course: Learn WordPress Development
Our critically acclaimed “learn WordPress development” course Up and Running has been updated for 2018, and this update is launching next week alongside a lot of really excellent launch bonuses.
How We Make Money Selling Premium WooCommerce Plugins
A lot of people have written about how competitive WordPress has become and how difficult it is to make money with WordPress from products such as themes and plugins. Others believe there’s still plenty to be thankful for in WordPress.
Become a Freelance WordPress Developer: How to Make a Career of It
This article outlines the key topics I’ve needed clarity on to work as a freelance WordPress developer.