Marketing yourself as a WordPress Developer - Yalamber Subba
WordPress Meetup #11 Marketting yourself as a WordPress Developer Yalamber Subba
Why WordPress developer as a career? • Currenlty Ranks No. 7 On Elance.com* for job trends. • Powers more than 70 million websites. • WordPress users include some high profile companies. • There is demand for WordPress Developers* Elance.com is a freelance market place
Why Market Yourself? Competition To get better value To get right type of customers not just more customers/clients More projects?
Where and how to get WordPress jobs?Where are the jobs? Freelance market places like elance/odesk/freelancer.com. Support forums Job boardsHow? Build your portfolio of WordPress jobs Make your self known in WordPress community
How to get WordPress jobs? Help others solve WordPress related problems Help in forums like stackoverflow.com Give away some free themes and plugins you have developed. Make you proposals interesting and related to the clients projects Take available tests that verifies your knowledge (smarterer)
Some Tips Be honest Dare to say NO. Know when to increase your rates Be friendly Provide your suggestions Ask for referrals
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