How To Save Time On Supporting Your Clients – Do These 3 Things

How To Save Time On Supporting Your Clients – Do These 3 Things

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Do you sometimes find yourself in trouble spending too much time supporting your past clients because you are busy building something new?

Although WordPress is a very easy-to-use CMS, your clients still mess up their website by their way of managing WordPress, or even just by trying to learn about it .

Your clients have a DIY mindset, so you have to give up on the so-called “maintenance service”.

There goes the horror story! These 3 scenarios above are just some of the situations that developers are really scared of. Because they will always be the one who gets the heartache and wastes their time fixing something each time their clients screw up something.

If you are in one of these situations, or if you just want to avoid such pain, why not give these 3 tips a go? Continue reading

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7 Must-Know Tips To Speed Up Development Time For WordPress Websites

7 Must-Know Tips To Speed Up Development Time For WordPress Websites

Because sometimes you wish you could do it faster.

Whether you are working with your team or working individually, estimating the timeframe to finish a web development project is crucial. This task requires many things, including careful evaluating, discussing with your teammates, predicting the problems that may arise, and knowing your strengths as well as using your experience on previous projects.

If you are a novice WordPress developer, this task doesn’t sound easy at all, since you may lack the experience that allows you to deal with the project smoothly. But, even if you’re an expert, there are still many things to do that drive you nuts.

Most importantly, our life is too short to do things over and over again knowing we can improve it.

There are numerous ways to help you hasten your development process for a WordPress website. Here are the top 7 tips I have. Continue reading

The RIGHT Way To Handle Updates (And Save Your Time) On Your Client’s WordPress Website

The RIGHT Way To Handle Updates (And Save Your Time) On Your Client’s WordPress Website

When the development stage of a WordPress website is over and after a careful check-through, it’s time to hand the website over your client. There are some scenarios I can tell you about. In one case, your client is willing to pay for post-production maintenance. In the other case, they aren’t pleased to do so, and they want to update everything on their own (of course if anything goes wrong, they’ll turn back to you for help).

If you are building website for your own use, it won’t be that complicated, right? But negotiation is not that hard, you know. And negotiation is not the only medium to reach an agreement on website updates with your client.

Here are some good experiences and tips to smoothen the maintenance process on your client’s website so both parties will be happy. Continue reading