The Pros and Cons of White Label WordPress Development

If you have been searching for information on white label services, most likely what you have turned up so far is advice on whether you should sell white label services. But what if your question is whether your business should buy white label services and resell them under your brand? They seem like two sides […]

Setting Up a Remote Development Team in 5 Steps

The modern world gives us a lot of opportunities including the possibility of outsourcing web development. There is a great amount of information on where we can find advice how to manage remote development team but not on how to set it up. The first step on the way to success is frankly asking yourself: […]

Where to Outsource WordPress? 4 Factors that Matter and 2 that Don’t

Let’s say you’ve found two great WordPress freelancers or agencies for outsourcing your WordPress development. They happen to be located at completely opposite ends of the world. In terms of quality and cost, you think you would be about equally happy with either. Should location tip the equation? If so, what aspects matter? What’s overrated? […]

Dedicated Developer vs Project Basis: Which Type of Outsourcing is Best for You?

The history of project pricing started long before the ‘project’ and ‘development’ appeared with the meanings we know now.  From the start of trade people have had to agree on some contractual terms when goods or services were sold or provided.  Different types of agreements split or minimize risks to the buyer and seller in […]

The WordPress Freelancer vs WordPress Agency Debate: Why Teams Matter

Who is the best choice for you: a WordPress freelancer or a WordPress agency? This significant question may arise when you decide to outsource web development tasks. On its face, you might think you would get basically the same service from each since they both offer to make you a website. In fact, the team-based […]

Why PSD to WordPress is All We Do

There are roughly as many strategies for how to run a business as there are people under the sun. In this article, I discuss why we focus only on offering PSD to WordPress services, when other companies that likewise perform PSD to WordPress frequently also offer back-end development, plugins, premium themes, and more. It’s a […]

Best Practices for Working Across Time Zones with Your WordPress Remote Teams

The 21st century brought us a lot of inventions and new ways of doing things. Working with geographically spread teams in different time zones is one of them, and teams of WordPress experts are no exception. As with other web design activities, many marketing and digital agencies find it more efficient to hire WordPress experts remotely […]

One Fast Trick to Weed Out WordPress Freelancers Not Worth Your Time

Do you build WordPress websites? Perhaps your own strength is in marketing or design, so you need to hire someone to do the PSD to WordPress conversion. There is plenty of advice around the web on where to look for WordPress freelancers, and what different freelancing platforms specialize in. The problem is, if you’re looking […]

Why You Probably Hate Outsourcing WordPress Development: Feedback is a Mess (But You Can Fix It)

Outsourcing WordPress Development: Fixing the Nightmare of the Feedback Process In our three years, we have come across plenty of potential partners with bad experiences outsourcing WordPress development. Feedback processes are one of the key sticking points. A badly designed feedback process sucks time, produces a low-quality result, and diminishes trust between outsourcing partners. After getting […]

Essential Mistakes to Avoid When You Hire WordPress Developers Remotely

Remote development is a growing trend for many platforms and functions. However, most advice on the topic is awfully general, targeted towards large-scale product development with multiple developers. This kind of remote development differs in key ways from remote front-end WordPress development. As a result, there are concrete ways you should adapt your management when […]

Tools for Managing a Remote Development Team

We’ve written before the importance of communicating directly with your remote WordPress developers or freelancers. There are plenty of messaging apps that fulfill the basic functions needed for that, namely instant messaging and calling. Skype is still a natural choice and Slack seems to be gaining momentum. But what about managing all of the other […]