While the portfolio items show you some examples of past projects, each project only gives you a small look into my skills and experience. This page outlines a broader list.

WordPress Development

I’ve specialized in WordPress because I feel that it’s one of the best solutions for small businesses, and small businesses make up the majority of my employers and clients.

  • WordPress theme development (new themes created from scratch)
  • WordPress theme customization (customization of a theme you already have)
  • Plugin recommendation, configuration, and customization
  • Speed and security improvements
  • Advanced Custom Themes
  • Custom widgets
  • Custom post types
  • Custom page templates
  • Custom loops
  • Custom options in the WordPress Customizer
  • Integration of third-party tools like Bootstrap or FontAwesome
  • Migration from other platforms
  • Training and support for the use of WordPress

 

Web Design and Development

Whether within WordPress or outside of it, I also offer services in standard web design and development.

  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • Sass
  • Responsive design (Bootstrap, Flexbox, grid layouts, etc)
  • JavaScript or jQuery (I have less experience here than with HTML & CSS, so I’m not an expert yet, but I can often figure out a solution)
  • PHP (mostly for WordPress functionality)
  • Landing page design
  • Design mockups
  • Conversion from design to code
  • Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator
  • Basic graphic design needs

 

SEO / SEM

I’ve been involved with SEO for many years, but it’s tricky business and results can never be guaranteed. So if you’re interested in SEO, let’s have an honest discussion first.

  • Moz SEO Tools (and others)
  • Google Keyword Tool (and others)
  • Google Adwords (certified)
  • Google Analytics (certified)
  • Keyword research
  • Fix crawl errors
  • Onsite SEO best practices (internal linking, titles, meta descriptions, headings, alt tags, file names, etc)
  • Content strategy to target keyword rankings

 

eCommerce

I co-created one of the first online ebook shops, and I am experienced with modern ecommerce solutions including WordPress with WooCommerce and robust solutions like Shopify.

  • WooCommerce
  • Shopify
  • Site security certificates
  • Conversion optimization
  • Web analytics data analysis
  • Content writing, especially technically-oriented such as FAQs or documentation
  • Conversion funnels
  • Product listings and maintenance
  • Theme customizations
  • Shop emails and invoices
  • Email marketing

 

Website Maintenance

Websites usually need a lot of ongoing care and maintenance. I can help you with just about anything needed to keep your website up to date and generating business for you.

  • Google Analytics
  • Google Search Console
  • Domain registration
  • DNS
  • Website hosting
  • Software updates
  • Backups
  • Ongoing edits/adjustments for page updates, SEO, design tweaks, etc
  • Email addresses
  • Communicate with your host to fix errors or downtime
  • URL Redirections

 

IT and Technical Support

I’ve worked in technical support for software and also as the IT person for small offices. I’m CompTIA A+ certified.

  • Customer support
  • Technical support
  • Computer setup and maintenance
  • Virus removal
  • Peripheral support (printers, scanners, speakers, monitors, etc)
  • Software installation and upgrades
  • Drivers
  • Basic networking
  • Windows domain, workgroup, homegroup
  • Active directory user management
  • Windows system configuration, administrative tools
  • Troubleshooting any standard Windows questions
  • Computer component installation or troubleshooting (RAM, hard drives, expansion cards, etc)

 

Technical Writing

Technical writing is important for all products that require instructions. I can make technical topics easy to understand for the end user, eliminating frustration and increasing product satisfaction.

  • Online or printed user guides
  • Instruction manuals
  • Technical FAQs
  • Step-by-step instructions
  • How-to guides, articles, or blog posts
  • Software documentation
  • Product documentation

 

Please contact me if you need someone with this type of skillset. I’m open to different types of employment, whether it’s contract, part time, or full time. I would prefer remote work, but would also consider an in-house position, and I’m even willing to relocate. In a nutshell, let’s discuss!