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How to price your WordPress Services

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When you are just starting out as a freelance website consultant, it can be very hard to know how much to charge. Between feeling like an imposter and trying not to go broke, you need to find a middle ground and get paid what you are worth. I don’t have any “right” answers here, but…

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Engineering Happiness

When I applied for the position of Happiness Engineer with a company called Automattic, I thought it sounded like a dream job. I had first heard about “Happiness Engineers” from someone who was telling me that she had reached out to WordPress.com for help on a website she was working on. It is quite a…

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How to Install WordPress

Judging by the numbers, WordPress is the world’s most popular Content Management System (CMS) in use today – and it’s growing. According to W3Techs, a website that provides information about the usage of various types of technologies on the web, as of January 2016, WordPress is used to power “59 per cent of all the websites whose…

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South Okanagan WordPress Meetup Group

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Are you a WordPress developer, or interested in learning more about WordPress? We have now started an official, WordPress-sanctioned South Okanagan WordPress Meetup group in the South Okanagan. Details about WordPress Meetups: WordPress Meetups are for the benefit of the WordPress community as a whole, not specific businesses or individuals. All actions taken as an…

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8 Reasons to Use WordPress to Build Your Website

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It’s likely somewhere along the way you have heard of WordPress, and chances are, you have visited a site or two that are built with the WordPress platform. Maybe you even built a blog somewhere along the way, and used WordPress.com to do it. But WordPress may be be a more robust system than you…

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Who Uses WordPress?

Wordpress is an open-source website development platform. That means, it’s free to use as the base of pretty much any sort of website design and functionality you can imagine! But even though it’s free, it’s a very robust platform and lots of the “big guys” use it! Like who? Check it out a full listing here. The…

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Desert Sun Counselling

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The Desert Sun Counselling & Resource Centre wanted a new website that was busy (but not too busy), fresh, matched their current marketing materials, and that they could edit themselves. Their first tutorial session is still in the works, but the WordPress Platform allows for all of the above. A pleasure working with this great…

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