Passionate about both product quality and client communication, Once Coupled has worked with over 500+ bloggers on projects from reducing above-the-fold white-space to taking a site from a “0” PageSpeed Optimization score to green! Specializing in fast, pixel-perfect themes, we help bloggers spend more time doing what they love!
With our experience working with 500+ clients and performing over 100 speed audits, Once Coupled specializes in fast, pixel-perfect sites. We’ve built our team from current bloggers and experienced developers, giving us a combined 40+ years of experience and a level of expertise other companies cannot rival. We’ve helped our clients get ad-approved, grow their traffic, improve their site’s pages per session and session duration, and go from 0 to green in Google’s PageSpeed Insights tool. At Once Coupled, we’re about more than just the “what” – what we do is “why.”
What’s in a name?
The name “Once Coupled” comes from the idea that once a client works with us, we build a lasting partnership together. Our goal is to communicate not just what we’re doing, but why we’ve made that decision. It’s why our clients are raving about what a positive experience they had – even more so when they had anxiety about finding a developer beforehand. That’s because we’re not just developers: we’re people, just like you, and we’re dedicated to helping you love your life and lifestyle – just like we do!
- We have a user experience obsession.
- Our firm belief is that a website should be easy for everyone to use. The developer, the blogger, and the reader.
- Pre-made themes are a one-size-fits-all-solution. Once Coupled is a custom-tailored-for-you solution.
- You won’t find corporate ladders here, just people excited to help you improve a process, strategize, and participate in high-level problem-solving and implementation.
- Quality trumps rush jobs; results take time.
- Working with a developer (and shelling out the money to do so when you’ve worked so hard to earn it) can be stressful. The start-to-finish experience should be one of communication, mutual understanding, and respect on both ends.
Meet the Team
Lauren does a little bit of everything, and is most focused on scale and sustainability on behalf of her clients.
Doug is our longest-standing team member who can – and will – take on any challenge our clients throw at him.
Hanna is our ray of sunshine, our resident GIF master, and the handyman behind the scenes keeping Once Coupled oiled.
Danika, in addition to having a puppy half-sibling with Melissa Rose’s Charlie, is creating processes to help us scale.
Matt, our resident CSS-master-extraordinaire, is often the last, most precise, person to touch custom themes before launch.
Melissa is our big-ideas-handler, our make-it-happen-at-any-cost-guy, and our custom theme functionality specialist.
Mohsin hails from Pakistan and codes the most pixel-perfect foundations you’ve ever seen.
Tadej is located in Slovenia and whips new theme templates into CSS-glory in record time.
Zandy, from the Philippines, is our flexible team player filling in CSS gaps wherever he’s needed.