July 17, 2019
by Lori Shecter

WordPress Developer:  Why we use WordPress

A WordPress Developer’s Confessions

We Are Immediate is a WordPress development team and we use it to develop about 50% of our websites.  (The other 50% are custom coded. )Why do we develop in WordPress?  Because it offers a robust offering that can help almost any size organization have a mobile website that is extremely friendly for search engines.

What types of organizations use WordPress for Web Development?

WordPress websites run the gamut of being the content management system for extremely large companies such as these Fortune 500’s: The New Yorker. BBC America, Bloomberg Professional., The Official Star Wars Blog, Variety, Sony Music,  and MTV News PlayStation, for example.  But WordPress is flexible enough so that even small startups can have an impressive website using an already designed theme.

Types of Organizations that use WordPress

No matter what type of organization you are, WordPress can be the solution for your content management needs. Here’s an example of all the types of companies We Are Immediate has helped with WordPress Websites.

  1. Non-Profits: NYU’s McSilver Institute, Riverstone NYC, Joint Animal Services
  2. Economic Development Councils; Secter, FLXgateway
  3. E-Commerce: Gifted Unique
  4. Medium Business: Cocciardi
  5. Small Business: CM Dancing
  6. Fortune 500/s: A+E Networks
  7. Education
  8. Accountants
  9. Medical Practices:
  10. Start Ups
  11. Financial Services: Oakes Capital

The list can go on, but you can get the idea that WordPress offers a solution no matter what size your enterprise is, what size your budget is or what your technical requirements are.  Which is why we are WordPress Developers.

13 amazing functionalities of the WordPress web development content management system.

  1. Event and class registration
  2. E-commerce
  3. Social Networking
  4. Memberships and membership management
  5. CRM
  6. Shopping Cart Abandonment
  7. Live Chat
  8. Donor Management
  9. Learning Management Software
  10. Multi-Site Control
  11. Classified Ads
  12. Job Listings
  13. Amazing search engine optimization

Cost of a WordPress Website

The big question to every WordPress developer is how much a WordPress website will cost.  The truth of it is from FREE (yes, that is the do-it-yourself version) to over $50,000.  We Are Immediate creates websites that usually start from $5000 and up, depending on the functionality that you require.  We are happy to offer a free estimation of your needs and help you find a solution that works for your budget.

PS:  If you are wondering what a rose has to do with a WordPress Developer’s confessions, it’s that when I searched WordPress in Unsplash this amazing photo appeared!  Photo by Alex Blăjan on Unsplash Thanks Alex!