One of the great things about living in a close-knit community is the sense of belonging; the feeling of neighbourly-ness. I know that if I need a cup of sugar, or a chat about the weather, or even someone to keep an eye on the kids while I nip to Tesco: there’s always someone right […]
Jem Turner · News, Reviews & Updates
Someone wise once said “do one thing well”. I’m really good at eating, and drinking wine, but I don’t think that’s what this wise person meant. Fortunately I’m also pretty good at building WordPress websites. I’ve been making websites for around 15 years now. Not all of the websites have been good, especially in the […]
The jemturner portfolio website has been relaunched! With an updated brand to better reflect my cat-lady status and tie in personal quirks and interests, the new website also includes bigger, better client project imagery and an updated service list which now includes both the projects I like to do and the ones I’m most frequently […]
Jem’s Mail Form just got better. The website has been relaunched to include new functionality, a smoother (faster) checkout process fully integrated into PayPal express checkout and new membership features including a drag & drop form builder plugin built entirely into WordPress. Within hours of launch, the new and improved website made new sales. I’m […]
Fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD) is a tactic used in sales, marketing, public relations, politics and propaganda. FUD is generally a strategic attempt to influence perception by disseminating negative and dubious or false information. Fear, uncertainty and doubt — Wikipedia I read an anti-WordPress blog piece published by a local marketing agency earlier today. Naturally […]
I’ve had the pleasure of working with Magiboards Ltd for nearly 10 years on a range of WordPress projects and for ongoing SEO advice. I was thrilled to receive a highly complimentary testimonial from Angela van der Stap, Director of Magiboards Ltd recently: Magiboards has been working with Jem for 9 years. She single handedly […]
I am pleased to announce that I am returning to the world of full time freelancing. As of 1st July 2015 I will be available for projects, ongoing work permitting. Get in touch for a quote on your next project.
Why I love working with WordPress
I've been using WordPress since the heady days of version 1.0 and developing WordPress websites commercially since version 1.5 (released in 2005!)
Free software: now and forever. No crazy license fees or contract tie-ins. Pay only for your site development.
Massive user base
Over 75 million sites are powered by WordPress, with thousands of developers worldwide contributing to core development & free plugins.
WordPress can be anything you want it to be: from a simple blog to a full e-Commerce platform utilising WooCommerce, and more.