Category: Business Health

  • WordPress Freelancers: Job Costing Is Your Best Friend

    Freelancing has many benefits but also has drawbacks. One of the drawbacks to freelancing is hidden costs in the form of overhead and scope creep. This is why job costing is your best friend and advocate. Since I came from an accounting background, I’m passionate about this subject and gave a talk at WordCamp Los […]

  • Contingency Plans for Freelancers

    Contingency Plans for Freelancers

    What happens when we go on vacation or have downtime due to health reasons? Do we have another freelancer we can count on to make sure the work is done on time? Creating contingency plans as a WordPress freelancer is a vital part of taking care of yourself — and your clients.  Emergencies and Freelancing […]

  • The #PressPause mini podcast series roundup

    PressPause WordCamp podcast brought to you by WP&UP

    On the run up to WordCamp Europe 2019, WP&UP joined forces with WPMU Dev for a series for short podcasts to encourage people to attend WordCamps: #001 – Why go to WordCamp – Nathan and Micah go over why they like WordCamp as well as discussing some of their favourite moments. #002 – Making new […]

  • Small things to make a positive change #1 – Business Health

    The first in a summer of short blog posts that explore ways to change small things that can have a positive effect on each of the WP&UP hubs – Business, Physical, Skills, and Mental health. Let’s start with our business health; what small thing can we change to improve this? Working on our business is […]

  • The WordPress Community Mental Health & Well-being Survey 2019

    The WordPress Community Mental Health & Well-being Survey 2019

    Our last year Throughout 2018; 28 volunteers donated 3,302 hours of their time to help WP&UP deliver 792 hours of mentorship and companionship to members of the WordPress community, while 925 community members registered to attend a WP&UP event. On the 24th August 2018 WP&UP was granted charitable status and in early 2019 GreenGeeks and […]

  • WP&UP Needs Your Help

    WP&UP impact report being spoken about at WordCamp Manchester

    Image credit: @WPBristolPeeps There are a few key areas that are our current focus: Fundraising Website content Impact report Mental health survey If you’re able to dedicate any time to any one of these areas we’d be very grateful. If you’re unsure how you can help, we’d be happy to schedule a call to discuss. Fundraising […]