So it’s been a little quiet here the last couple of weeks, as I’ve been revamping not only the presentation/design of this blog, but also launching a new project.
As a result, blogging took a little bit of a back seat (at least on here), but I’m done and dusted on getting everything just so, and now it’s back to business as usual (it says here).
So, if you’re interested in craft beer, or revamping your own site (or building a new one) on WordPress, this post might just be for you. ?
Introducing The Craft Beer Diaries
If you look at any of my bios online, there’s always a mention of my love for good single malt whisky.
Since my early 30’s, I’ve become quite the aficionado of my homeland’s national drink, and it’s been an enjoyable ride finding new ones to sample.
Hell, I even got my cognac-loving friend Sam Fiorella to essentially switch from cognac to single malt, that’s how good it can be.
However, life needs variation, and I also like a good beer, too. Or, at least I thought I did.
It wasn’t really until Mill Street Brewery’s #BeerDays event last year that really opened my eyes to what good beer actually is, and that’s craft beer.
Since then, I’ve been making up for lost time in understanding the passion and craft (no pun intended) behind this type of brewing, and the people behind it.
To complement this, I created The Craft Beer Diaries, which launched just over two weeks ago.
The goal of The Craft Beer Diaries is simple – bringing together a varied group of craft beer lovers (not snobs) and sharing great craft beers and brewers from across the world.
From reviews of beers (good and bad) to interviews with the brewers, and advising which festivals and events are close by, we aim to help those new to craft beer understand its premise, and which beers they might like.
We’ll also be launching a podcast in the near future, and perhaps even some offline meetups, based on location and opportunity.
WordPress + You+ Me = Let’s Make Things!
The second “revamp”, so to speak, is my return to offering WordPress services (for a limited time) – specifically, brand new site builds, or existing site optimizations.
While I’ve helped friends and colleagues with their WordPress sites, I haven’t really offered this as an actual service to anyone that needs it. Now I do. ?
If you need a new WordPress site created to help tell whatever story you need to tell (blog, full site, portfolio site, etc), then I’m currently booking projects throughout the summer.
You can see some of my recent projects here.
The same goes for optimizing existing sites, from blog audit to plugin optimization, to adding Facebook Pixel code and helping you understand visitor tracking and insights, lead generation, analytics, and more.
Rates start at $800 per day for new site builds, and $100 per hour for optimization.
Feel free to check out some of the sites I’ve built, and then hit me up if you’re interested in working together.
That’s it for the update – I’m looking forward to getting back to the content here in the coming weeks.