Category: Business

  • ServerPress closing: Reflecting on 12 years of business

    ServerPress closing: Reflecting on 12 years of business

    Marc Benzakein shares a retrospective on running ServerPress for a decade in the WordPress space. We unpack the history on discovering the beloved software development tool and partnering with Steve Carnam, alongside Gregg Franklin. What makes this WordPress business so challenging from others? What held back some of the development and getting ahead of the […]

  • Introverts: Building businesses & networking

    Introverts: Building businesses & networking

    Just because you’re an introvert doesn’t mean you can’t build a business. It doesn’t mean you’re afraid to get on stage and talk about your success — or failures. Ken Elliott knows this role all too well. He’s a self-described “networking introvert” that built a WordPress agency with his co-founder, will be emceeing WordCamp US […]

  • Why you need a business sabbatical

    Why you need a business sabbatical

    What if you locked yourself in a room and threw away the key to work on your business? Stop the Slacking, the doom scrolling, but forced to focus on the agenda of improving…everything. That’s exactly what Kim Coleman, co-founder Paid Memberships Pro & Sitewide Sales, did to re-focus the Sitewide Sales business. Running a business […]

  • How to build an amazing product

    How to build an amazing product

    Corey is no stranger to building product. In part one, we chatted about his legacy of products, and selling his WordPress plugin. Today, we’ll be back chatting about what goes into making great products. Important links Corey on Twitter Gelform Mexican Train Online Where will the WordPress middleclass go? Check out the NEW stuff from […]

  • Life after selling a plugin business

    Life after selling a plugin business

    I’m chatting with Corey Maas, former owner of the Kanban for WordPress plugin. After a few years back in the saddle of day jobbing, he’s now running Social Link Pages plugin for WordPress. He also spent some time during the pandemic launching a new online game — built on WordPress. Come learn what it’s like […]

  • What’s up with the WordPress vibe?

    What’s up with the WordPress vibe?

    In today’s episode, I want to chat about the current vibe in WordPress. Compare and contrast the community vibe, to the business vibe. Porto looked like a ton of fun, sad I missed it! The WP Minute showed up in a big way, so I’m really thankful for that. Plus! I couldn’t hold off from […]