Page builders have become very popular in the last couple of years. We are discussing how Beaver Builder has had explosive growth and how it impacts the user experience. What will the impact be for WordPress users in years to come?
There are two guests on this show that have a very strong presence in the Beaver Builder community.
It’s that time again where I catch up with my good friend, Jake Goldman.
Jake runs a distributed agency called 10up, well known for their contributions to WordPress core and portfolio projects leveraging our favorite content management system. It’s been two years since the last time Jake was on the show, plotting out the roadmap for his then recently launched products.
It’s been nearly three years since I last interviewed Mason here on the show, which is far too long for someone that delivers great insights into our industry.
Mason runs a company called Valet and recently rolled out a new SaaS offering called Valet Metrix, which literally makes the web a better place. Full disclosure, they were also a sponsor of Season 4 of the Matt Report.
Doubling your agency rate is a great way to grow your business. Even if you’re a beginner freelancer, moving from $50/hr to $75/hr can start to move the needle considerably. Sounds obvious, but so many people that I talk to still won’t take the leap.
Everyone loves a good “how to make seven figures in software sales” story, but not every business owner desires to claim that headline.
If there’s one trend throughout season 4, it’s that we don’t need world domination as a driving force to grow our business. Throughout my conversations with guests on the show, and business owners at local WordCamps, there’s a renewed sense of small business ownership in the room. A fundamental shift from flashy TechCrunch growth, to running a manageable and profitable business — with purpose.
AJ Morris, Product Manager at Liquid Web, shares the lessons he learned from running his own boutique agency before joining the web hosting company.
There’s a lot of little lessons threaded throughout our conversation, but there’s one stand out point, every WordPress business owner should be thinking about.