Beth Livingston on WordPress Project Management

Beth Livingston on Post Status Draft

Beth Livingston of WP Roadmaps talks about project management for WordPress professionals from designers and developers to agencies.

WordPress Designers and Developers from Freelancers to Agencies Face the Same Problems

In this episode of Post Status Draft, Brian Krogsgard talks with Beth Livingston, M. Ed. Today, Beth is an Online Course Creator and Educator at WP Roadmaps and Coaching. Previously, Beth worked in education and corporate IT management. When she joined the WordPress community, Beth saw a need that combined these two roles: project management education and training.

While attending WordCamps, WordPress Meetups, and engaging in WordPress Facebook groups, Beth kept hearing the same questions:

  • How do I get the client to give me the content?
  • How can I control scope creep without angering my client?
  • What does it take for my client to understand how much is involved in building a website?

Beth learned how to solve these problems during her many years as an IT Business Analyst, Instructional Designer, and Project Manager. For that reason, it was a logical step for her to help WordPress professionals by offering online courses and private coaching in project management.

Whether you are a developer, designer, or agency, if you manage WordPress projects, Beth can help.

Project management is not a plugin or SaaS tool like Trello, Asana, or Wrike. It's a role and a task with a skillset you train to acquire.

Learn about the key principles of WordPress project management with Beth in this interview. She covers deep discovery, proper proposals and estimates, scope creep, and gold plating.

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