Upgrade your client services with documentation

Upgrade your client services with documentation

Curtis defends that including solid and comprehensive documentation with your projects is probably a task you can no longer ignore, if you want to stand out as a more complete WordPress developer.

When I started building WordPress sites I actually thought my job was done once I handed off the site to the client; the code is written, it is theirs now. I suppose that worked: I was able to pay my bills, but didn’t see many of those clients again.

Then I started providing some documentation and training for clients. Yes, it was a bit of a pain, but curiously enough they kept coming back for more work, and not just more training work, also development work.

I firmly believe that upping my game by providing training and documentation is the reason clients started coming back. Expanding my level of service created a great way for me to earn more, both with my hourly rate and also by having more items to charge for.

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The Mobile Book by Smashing Magazine (Review)

The Mobile Book by Smashing Magazine (Review)

Designing for your device is more important than ever. And the new Smashing Magazine Mobile Book wants to help you do just that. Noel takes a look and lets us know what he thinks about Smashing's latest book.

I have recently had the chance to read through the new Mobile Book by Smashing Magazine. It was thoroughly enjoyable, not only because of the different authors contributing, but also for the diverse topics discussed.

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The book is broken down into three categories: the mobile landscaperesponsive web design and user experience design. While there are plenty of valuable technical concepts, they are reinforced with a good overview of the mobile ecosystem we find ourselves in. Keep reading »