I am glad to report another satisfied WordPress Consulting client! I’ve been hacking and customizing WordPress web sites and blogs for 6+ years now, but it’s been 18 months since my day job ended and I started my full time WordPress Consulting business. Sometimes I forget that this blog is where a LOT of my business comes from – and it’s evident from the lack of posting in the last so many months (or this year in general).

I do a lot of things on a daily basis, from testing custom WordPress plugins we’ve developed, new themes we’ve designed, I do SEO setup and linkbuilding, social media, keyword research, and a host of other things. Today I got a really nice email from a recent client, and I’m very proud of it because it reflects the way I work on projects:

Dear John,

Thanks for your work on perfecting our WordPress blog. It was money well spent. Not only did it save us heaps of time but I can now report we have jumped for 25th to 2nd for the key word french furniture in our target New Zealand market.

Trusting someone 10,000 miles away that you have never met is not easy, especially when our art director (my girlfriend) is so demanding and picky. Despite her many minor changes to the scope you remained helpful, upbeat and competed the job on time and to the budget given.

Our SEO chat was also very valuable and key to us obtaining Google ranking.

Above all you were honest to deal with. This was never more evident when I reported we have improved our Google position to the first page early in the project. You of course volunteered that this was a false reading since I was Logged In my Google account!

Well I logged out now and we are 2nd

I look forward to working with you again soon.

Des Small


Thanks Des, it was a pleasure to have you as a client – and I look forward to working with you in the future as well!

John Pratt is a WordPress Consultant and CEO of JTPratt Media.