"I use MailChimp for my newsletters. You used to be able to set up automated replies in the free account but can't anymore. That's how I used to do it.
The same principle could work though by adding the link to the confirmation…"
"If you want to keep it simple, and free, then one thing you could do is upload the file to your website, and then include the link to the file in the "success" response for email signup if that is an option with your service.
The down side…"
"Keep in mind that there is value to the other things you've mentioned about this potential client. Their network, their referral, the portfolio. If you charge a lower price, just make sure the client is very clear that they are getting a…"
"I agree with what Marshall had to say. I would add one thing though. I think there are times to charge less depending on the project. I do primarily local non-profits, and so I charge them a lot less than I would a for profit business. I use themes…"
"That is what is called a ping or a trackback and is managed by the comment system within Wordpress. It is most useful when other websites create a link to an article you have written, but it is not necessarily a bad thing within your own website.…"
"Have you tried tweeting him directly maybe? Something like "hey, having trouble quitting Platform University" would be non-confrontational, but would catch his attention.
I'm like Jeff, I would find it very surprising for them to…"
StudioPress is running a special on their Pro Plus package. You get all of their current and future themes for one price, only $299.95. This deal is running through this Friday.It makes it very easy to develop inexpensive websites for entry level clients by just customizing one of these Genesis based themes. You can easily make your initial investment back with one website. Check out the details here…See More
"Go to http://tools.pingdom.com/ and enter your website URL. It will run a speed test on your site, and then you can look at the different tabs to get an analysis of what is slowing it down. I ran it through, and Camden is spot on with his…"
"Okay, from the way you describe how you're changing it, I'm guessing you are using the Control Panel settings for the Prose Theme to adjust settings. That works great for across the board settings changes, but as you can see here,…"
Hello everyone. For quite some time now, I've used Ultimate TinyMCE to extend the editor functions available in the posts and pages editor toolbar. However the latest version of Wordpress drastically changed how the TinyMCE add-ons work, and so the builder of that app had to redo things, and it required more work on his part, so now he is charging for his new WPEdit plugin, and for a developer, it's quite a pricey annual fee. My absolute favorite function of this was a little HTML button that…See More
"I've been using it for quite some time and have built many websites. It operates very well and they keep it updated with the latest features. I've been very pleased with it and so have my clients. There are a lot of great themes that are…"
"The non profit I work with uses a PayPal account and an embedded Donate button. I believe the charges are only about 3.5% for verified non profits. It's probably the simplest way to set something up."
"The Jetpack plugin has some very nice features for displaying galleries. I especially like the tiled option. Jetpack also includes a lightbox so that when someone clicks on the photo, it pops right up without loading a new page. This also makes the…"
Don, just wanted to drop in and welcome you to this great community! As you’ll come to find, this is a place of inspiration, encouragement and tons of knowledge. I hope you find that and more as you pursue your endeavors.
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