[Chugalug] OT - Speaking of Designers (anyone know Wordpress?)

David White dwrudy at gmail.com
Wed Oct 2 15:22:57 UTC 2013

That's what we do - managed hosting. I don't want to work on Wordpress
sites (I'm not a developer, and don't want to be one).

That said, I'd love to be able to partner with some Wordpress developers so
that I can do exactly what you're suggesting.

On Wed, Oct 2, 2013 at 9:22 AM, Mike Harrison <cluon at geeklabs.com> wrote:

> ... does anyone design or work on Wordpress sites?
>> I just lost a potential client because they want a company to both
>> design/maintain their existing Wordpress site and host it.
> You don't have to physically host it, yourself. They want you to manage
> that hosting and possibly domain registration.
> This is an opportunity. You get a hosting account with a good provider,
> and "make it work" for a reasonable additional fee. They get one finger to
> point to, one point of contact and write one check. Monthly.
> Add in some extra value added services: Do backups, etc.. and take care of
> them and it can turn into a nice residual recurring income.  When I was
> doing it, I charged $30 a month for managed hosting. I still have a few of
> them that will not move elsewhere and they now pay me $300 once a year
> (easier for me). It pays for the colo/virtual server that hosts the
> chugalug server and other things.
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