Over the past five months, we gave the OpenView Partners digital presence a pretty drastic makeover. We built them a completely new website, and we gave their separate OpenView Labs blog a facelift to match the new branding.
Your client asks you, “Hey, so I have a website project that needs some complicated moving parts, but I only have a limited budget…can you help? Oh, and it needs to be done in a few weeks.”
We’re celebrating big-time here at Valet. It’s our fourth anniversary, and we’ve come a long way from our roots as a WordPress website support agency.
A couple weeks ago, I wrote about the negative impact of a ‘website maintenance’ mindset when it comes to running a WordPress site for your business. I stand by that article! Of course, if you want to grow, improve, and iterate on your site, you’ll also want to make sure your site continues to work.…
Taking care of your website should be manageable. Given the fantastic open-source software like WordPress available, the wide variety of plugins, and the massive amounts of data you can collect to gain context on how you’re doing—website management should be easy.
Valet recently launched a custom website development project for the Dance of the Deer Foundation, and we decided to check in & see how our client felt about the results. We chatted with the site’s Managing Director, Nico Secunda.
We’re all familiar with the nightmare that can be web development. You talk to someone on the phone and via email. They really seem to understand how to build websites. The pricing matches your expectations and so, not having many clear expectations, you agree to the build—paying half up front and reserving half for delivery. One…
Recently I made the bold statement that you absolutely should not hire a company to provide WordPress maintenance for your website. It’s something I’ve thought about a lot, and I’m glad to finally get the discussion going online. We received great comments and feedback from the post already. If you haven’t read it yet, check it…
For our agency to focus on getting tasks done, we need website project management software that handles large projects & fluid teams—and feels effortless. At least it can’t get in the way too much.
Don’t Sign Up for WordPress Maintenance I’ve hinted at this a few times, annoyed colleagues and friends with my soapbox, and now it seems it’s time to take the conversation to the internet. Valet will not sign up any client for “WordPress maintenance”—for good reasons.