i'm not a developer or a designer, but i'm still a wordpress pro!

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  • Im a WordPress Pro!Even if Im not a Developer or Designer

    By Arlen Nagata @hawaiiwp


  • What are you?http://flic.kr/p/6eW5gH

  • How much do you charge?

    < $1000 $1,000 - 5,000 $5,000 - 10,000 $10,000 +

  • Impostor Syndrome


  • Im a WordPress Implementor Why reinvent the wheel?


  • Add a Custom Post Type

  • http://flic.kr/p/dbuSSE

  • Level Up = $$$ First website $800/4 hours- $200/hour.

    Second website $800/1 hour- $800/hour.

    Third website $1300/2.5 hours- $520/hour.

    Fourth website $800/0.5 hours- $800 for a half hour of work.

    Note: Other parts of the project take longer and there are many unbillable hours like client meetings; my goal right now is to produce a website at a net rate of $100/hour.

  • Whats in Your Toolbox?


  • My Toolbox- Themes Genesis Themes by StudioPress (Business Focus

    Genesis Themes by Web Savvy Marketing (Niche Markets)

    Elegant Themes

    Press 75 Themes (Photography and Video Focus)

  • My Toolbox- Services Domain Registrar- Hover.com

    Web Hosting- Lightning Base

    Email- Google Apps for Businesses or Hover.com

    Email Newsletters- Mailchimp.com

    Credit Card Processing- stripe.com

  • My Toolbox- Plugins Contact Forms- Use Gravity Forms

    Client Training- Use Video User Manuals

    Image Slider- Use Soliloquy

    Calendar and Events- Use The Events Calendar (in Flux)

    E-Commerce- Use WooCommerce

    Content Marketing- Use OptinMonster

    Speed and Caching- Use WP Rocket

    Custom Post Types- Use Custom Post Types UI and Advanced Custom Fields

    Security- iThemes Security Pro

    Antispam- Antispam Bee

    Backup- Backup Buddy

    SEO- WordPress SEO by Yoast

    Local SEO- Local SEO by Yoast

    Analytics- Google Analytics by Yoast

    Jetpack for Favicons, Comments, Related Posts, Sharing, Markdown, Image Galleries, Post via Email...

    Manage WordPress- iThemes Sync

  • Other Opportunities: Graphic Designer


    Project Manager

    Video Production

    Customer Support

    Writer/Content Marketer

    Social Media Guru

    WordPress Trainer

    Migration Expert

    Manage WordPress Sites

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    Im a WordPress Pro!Even if Im not a Developer or Designer

    By Arlen Nagata @hawaiiwp