Like with any business it’s important to stand out, and with more WordPress maintenance businesses thriving, I wanted to find out what does it take to be different, rather how to get clients to pick you. Joe Howard from WP Buffs has already shared some insightful information on how to get started in the world of freelancing, and I wanted to find out how WP Buffs came about, what’s unique about them, what tools they use, and how they position themselves in the WordPress community. Joe, who if you haven’t met is the friendliest person around, made sure I had all of the answers I was looking for.
There’s been a lot of talk of what’s going to happen to ManageWP after the GoDaddy acquisition, and some speculated that ManageWP is going to be closed in the near future. 10 months after we joined GoDaddy, we did the opposite.
Since we released the Safe Updates feature we have gotten a lot of positive feedback from you all. Making updates safer is something that we have been prioritizing recently, and right now we are back with an additional perk; the rollback option. In a nutshell, if we detect any type of issue during the update, you are now able to enjoy a fully automatic rollback to its original state.
For those of you who were around from the very beginning with us, you will fondly remember our Classic dashboard, the very first dashboard that made WordPress website management possible. Today we are announcing the beginning of the end of the Classic, January 1st 2018, the Classic will no longer be available and all of our users will be on Orion.
Have you ever had clients ask you to add features half way through a project? If so, how did you cope with it? The next webinar that GoDaddy and WP Elevation have prepared for you tackles exactly this. How to avoid scope creep with your clients. Knowing how to do this will help you keep your project on track and keep it profitable.
Clients will pay for value, especially when it’s obvious to them how what you’re giving them will generate an ROI for their business. Very often we have clients that don’t understand the full scope of website management and maintenance, and what would help to win them over is a report that shows them the true value of your work. Here is how to get more monthly revenue by using ManageWP Client Reports.
Around this time last year we spoke to Mason James, he visited us in Serbia, and we talked Valet and good food. Today, we are talking to Kimberly Lipari, the other half of Valet. In her interview she tells us about her journey to Valet, how important having a business process is, and the first step to implementing one as a freelancer.
After the last webinar on writing and delivering proposals that was a huge hit, we are back with another one. WP Elevation have a new webinar in store for you, and it’s all about collecting content from your clients. It’s important to educate your clients on what their responsibility is, and this time Kristina Romero is joined by Cath Hughes to talk clients.
Paris nous voici! The ManageWP team is making their way over to WCEU, and you will be able to find us at the GoDaddy booth. This year there will be 24 of us there, so you will get to know the team better. You will meet people from our engineering, customer happiness, design, operations and marketing team. We also have a few surprises in store for you!