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WordPress: Free, Cheap, or Professional?

The Case for Partnering With a Professional Firm for WordPress Design and Development


A huge part of being a successful small business owner is about managing finite resources of time and money to achieve business goals. When it comes to delivering on the critical website needs of small business owners without taxing the vital resources small businesses must maximize to be successful in today’s economy, WordPress is the solution to which many turn.

After delivering several hundred websites over many years, we’ve determined that WordPress is a great solution for about 95% of small businesses. But choosing to partner with a professional firm is a critical path to success.

WordPress: Free, Cheap, or Professional? makes the case for partnering with a professional firm for WordPress design and development.

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We’ve found the topic of hiring to be of great interest to many small business owners. In fact, we report the top ten most popular articles on Businessing Magazine each quarter, and topics about hiring, how to interview candidates, and where to find potential employees often make the list. Most small business owners recognize the… Read more about Attract. Evaluate. Hire.

Kill the Noise explores the basic premise that small business owners need to develop discipline and focus on what it is they truly do best and avoid the distractions, wasted time and unproductive side projects. The noise. By learning to identify and kill the noise, small businesses can operate more efficiently with a simpler model.… Read more about Kill the Noise

You won’t agree with everything in this book. That’s part of the beauty of advice—you can take it or leave it. But by considering the advice in this book you will either see something in a new way, or simply be forced to reaffirm what you already thought. Either way, you will think critically about… Read more about Simple Business Advice

Choosing to start a business is a powerful decision. It brings with it a great sense of freedom, but also a great sense of responsibility. We know there’s a reason why you believe starting a business is right for you, but if you’re going to be successful, you need real advice from real business owners.… Read more about Startup

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