Itamar Turner-Trauring writes about why working fewer hours is better for you. It’s certainly a delicate balance, especially for freelancers. Working longer hours for an extended period of time will eventually result in burnout or mistakes (or both). Freelancers can be their own worst enemy, and it’s important to read reminders like these.
A recent post on WPKube goes fairly in-depth on how to promote new WordPress products. Overall, it’s a pretty thorough guide, even if I don’t think every aspect of the guide is the best route. What I found interesting was that the author created a list of freelance writers that make the rounds in the…
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Magne Ilsaas wants WordPress to be more than the pragmatic choice for enterprise clients. He wants WordPress agencies to be known for a distinct WordPress culture and mindset. Alain Schlesser, Carole Olinger, Carl Alexander, and Zach Stepek have a frank talk with Bob Dunn about the costs of not supporting WordPress contributors. Post Status members including Dave Loodts, Marius Jensen, Jeremy Ward, and Chris Reynolds discuss the looming PHP 7.4 EOL. Plus Jb Audras‘ breakdown of contributions to the WordPress 6.1 release. For your weekend reading, some news and insights from business, workplace, webtech, and govtech writers beyond the WordPress bubble.
Beth Livingston of WP Roadmaps talks about project management for WordPress professionals from designers and developers to agencies.
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Mailchimp & Co‘s 2021 Benchmark Report on freelancers using Mailchimp said “the top 10% charge $197 per hour.” The 2022 Report did not post data about rates but indicated they had generally gone up. The same was true in the agency benchmark report. We need something like this for WordPress.