How to Get Paid

So far $50/hour has the been the goal, and a tier 2 knowledge of WordPress was supposed to be sufficient to reach that goal. In reality your income is not tied to a specific set of skills, it’s tied to results.

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Where to Find Clients

Probably the number one struggle of running your own business: where do I find clients. When just starting out it can seem daunting to approach individuals and businesses to work together, but remember – you’re solving a problem for your clients with your skills. Whether it’s saving them time, or generating more money, you’re bringing something to the table that is valuable to them. With that in mind here are some places to start.

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What Skills Do I Need to Make Money with WordPress?

Getting up to speed with WordPress has become much easier recently, if you know where to look. There are many resources available online that cover using WordPress itself. But there are even more sources to learn the technologies that WordPress is built upon including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP. Learning these skills allow you to offer increasingly valuable services to clients, as well as increasing your own flexibility.

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Using ACF Pro Section Styles with Flexible Content as a Page Builder

Using the Flexible Content field from Advanced Custom Fields allows you to quickly set up a page builder for your theme. However, this method lacks control over the appearance of specific sections. To implement this you would typically need to add fields for margins, borders, padding, and background for each layout you create for your Flexible Content. This ends up being repetitive and unintuitive for users.

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