How should writers display their work?

Designers have visuals-galore to use in their website “work” or “portfolio” section. Writers usually don’t. They have words. So when it comes to designing websites for writers, the portfolio section can pose a unique challenge. This is one of the topics that came up at a workshop I gave this summer … Read On ›

Is it called “Client Onboarding”?

Yay! I’ll be speaking at WordCamp Atlanta, May 3-5, 2019. My session will be:  Getting Clients to Sign on the Dotted Line Consultations, estimates, proposals, contracts, oh my! If onboarding your clients is a struggle, this session is for you. I’ll share my super straightforward system and break everything … Read On ›

How to push back with a client

I’ve talked about saying no and establishing boundaries with clients before, but it’s easier to do these things before you’ve actually worked with a client (on your website, in your free consults and in your contracts), or when you feel like a current client is being rude … Read On ›

5 Common WordPress Misconceptions

When it comes to WordPress misconceptions, I’d like to set the record straight. Here are some common misconceptions and concerns that I hear about WordPress, and here’s how I respond to them.  Misconception #1: WordPress is just for bloggers WordPress is a Content Management System that helps to manage … Read On ›

Is your website ready for 2019?

Vroom, vroom. We’re driving into 2019, and today I want to help you make sure your website is a super-stretch limo—not a golf cart. (A giant limo can fit way more people and bring them to Work-with-you-ville!) Your website is 2019-ready if you can answer yes to these … Read On ›