WordPress Project Assessment

Maybe you’ve been here…  You send an email to a bunch of web developers asking for a bid on your project.  The bids you get back range from $400-$40,000 (not even kidding)!

What are you supposed to do with that info? How are you supposed to make a decision?  How do you evaluate the good bids from the ridiculous ones?  What is a fair-market price for your project?

Sending Payments

What You Get:

100% money back guarantee!

30-minute phone call with a WP Pro.

A better understanding of the goals of your project.

Technical issue review: Is there a quick fix for this?

We review your WP plugins + site and look for simple solutions based on our experience. (not a code review)

Recommended next steps (2 options presented to you: low/no cost vs high cost)

Identify the specific deliverables, implementation strategy, and budget required to achieve goals.

Project Assessment vs. Project Proposal

Project proposals and bids are inherently flawed. They are designed to provide enough detail and jargon to impress prospective clients while not giving away any information that is actionable.

The problem is that without the technical details of the development process and deliverables, you have no idea what you are paying for, which makes it impossible to assess or compare bids in any meaningful way.

Unlike proposals & cumbersome RFP‘s, our Project Assessments provide a basic blueprint of your WordPress development project.

The Project Assessment document gives you the details you need to direct the development process and avoid major scope creep issues.  It also empowers you to take charge by spelling out the technical details you’ll need to compare bids and, ultimately, get the work done for a fair price.

While we are often able to complete the development work for you, we also encourage you to use your Project Assessment to shop around—now that you really know what you’re looking for!

Step One: Research

  • Identify KPI (Key Performance Indicators)
  • Identify and outline technical requirements
  • Competitor analysis
  • Traffic analysis
  • Hosting analysis
  • Backup analysis
  • Security analysis
  • Design audit
  • SEO report, if applicable (competitive analysis, local SEO analysis)

Step Two: Recommendations and Implementation Strategy

  • Considerations
  • Design approach
  • Website feature sets
  • WordPress dashboard setup, if applicable
  • WordPress install, if applicable
  • WordPress code, if applicable
  • SEO approach, if applicable
  • Security
  • Plugins
  • 3rd-party Integrations
  • Backup and maintenance
  • Design priorities
  • Hosting requirements
  • Backup and upgrade plan

Step Three: Project Assessment Report

  • Recommendations for next steps
  • Timeframe and cost estimate/breakdown

Perfect For:

  • Small Businesses looking to redesign or launch a marketing website.
  • Getting advice on bug fixes on a live WordPress site.
  • People who need tech advice about digital marketing next steps.
  • Teams who want to run tech ideas by an experienced WordPress pro.
  • Marketing site next steps

Not For:

  • App development
  • Requirements-gathering outside of common WordPress & related tech
  • Enterprise issues or anything behind a firewall.



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