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Pricing and Quoting Tips for Freelance WordPress Developers

Pricing and Quoting Tips for Freelance WordPress Developers

One of the most frequently asked questions on WordPress forums and discussion groups is: “how much should I charge for developing a WordPress site?”

Reading through people’s responses, we see that not only there is no definite answer, but it actually takes a lot more than a freelance WordPress developer to answer that question. Pricing and quoting requires seeing the bigger picture, believing in your abilities, and strong negotiation skills.

Best Practices for Integrating WordPress and Magento

Best Practices for Integrating WordPress and Magento

Everyone knows that Magento is the eCommerce Giant, while WordPress is it’s blogging, SEO, and CMS counterpart. So you, a smart and entrepreneurial store manager, have a carefully-crafted and functional Magento store for your eCommerce business.

On the other hand, you’ve built a beautiful WordPress website or blog that discusses, showcases, or reviews some of your Magento eCommerce products. Or, maybe you have a website that is built using a combination of both Magento and WordPress features.

WordPress Vs. Magento – Which Is Better For Your New Online store?

WordPress Vs. Magento – Which Is Better For Your New Online store?

If you are currently operating a website, and looking to integrate some e-commerce functionality into it to grow your business, you may be feeling a little overwhelmed with the variety of options that are available to choose from.

In this article, we are going to highlight some of the benefits and downsides of the two most popular solutions – Magento and WordPress- to help you make the right decision for your business.

10 Non-Programmers Tips For Optimizing WordPress Site Speed

10 Non-Programmers Tips For Optimizing WordPress Site Speed

Site Speed is one of the very basic foundations for providing a good user experience. It is also a major factor in determining your ranking on search engines.

Unfortunately, when it comes to WordPress loading time, there seems to be a lot of ignorance within the blogger’s community, with many blogs loaded much slower than they could be.

How To Sell And Track Your Video Courses Online

How To Sell And Track Your Video Courses Online

Preparing and marketing your e-learning course material using Video lessons is a common practice these days, and its becoming more and more popular as bloggers realize that their knowledge is worth a lot of money.

The difficult part is how to create the right infrastructure to support an e-learning environment that is organized, stable, and traceable? Our new Plugin CM Video Lessons Manager will help you pack all of your video lessons into an easy to use E learning environment where different lessons are grouped into courses.

How to Add Tag Clouds and Other Visualization Tools to your WordPress Blog

How to Add Tag Clouds and Other Visualization Tools to your WordPress Blog

In the past, WordPress was mostly known as a blogging platform, but as time passed, and with the evolution of WordPress, users began to find different ways in which the popular content management system can be utilized for their benefit.

Many sites began utilizing the WP blogging functionality for a variety of purposes which go far beyond just displaying a blog. For example, some companies chose to list their services inside posts, while artists use it to display their creative work in separate categories.

How to Restrict Site Registration and Block Email Spam Domains

How to Restrict Site Registration and Block Email Spam Domains

The internet, and more so WordPress, is swarming with spammers who are dying to get their hands on your servers. Registering an account on your site is a relatively easy way for amateur spammers to brake into your system and use it as part of their spamming strategy.

Whether human or bot machines, spammers would normally be using an email spam domain, therefore we cannot stress enough the importance of identifying those domains and blocking them in advance, which is relatively easy to do. If they catch you unprepared though, they can cause serious damage to your site.

New WordPress Custom Reports Plugin Will Help You Improve Work Efficiency

New WordPress Custom Reports Plugin Will Help You Improve Work Efficiency

There are many good reporting tools that can measure your site’s performance and traffic, the WordPress custom reports plugin focuses primarily on the performance of your team, and the content flow within your WordPress site.

The plugin is an internal inspection and auditing tool to help you and your employees or partners work more efficiently and measure the flow of your data. It can also teach you a great deal about you and your team working habits and how they can be changed to save precious time.