Before heading to WordCamp…
Heading to a major WordCamp event can be an overwhelming experience for the brand new ‘camper. Having hundred if not thousands of WordPress-loving peers under one roof might have you stuck in your tracks, no pun intended. How do you meet new people? How do you get noticed? How do you recharge if you’re an […]
WordPress accessibility in a page builder world
Web accessibility was something I was afraid to discuss with clients, when I ran my agency. I didn’t know much about it, where to begin, or how much time it would it take to implement the various practices. That fear steered me away from presenting it as part of a web design project. I’m not […]
WordPress as a career: Freelancing to Automattic
I forget that some WordPress users, even freelancers, don’t realize the sheer size of WordPress. From billion dollar hosting companies, to boutique agencies, WordPress is quite vast. It took Yaw a few years to even realize that Automattic, the commercial entity behind WordPress, even existed! We’ll explore his story today, starting out as a freelancer […]
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?
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 […]
Can WordPress save the planet?
The most common piece of advice I think WordPress freelancers receive first is to “find your niche.” Easier said than done. Niches are still hard to find. Crowded markets together with figuring out what you’re best at providing to customers can be a challenge. What if that niche involves web sustainability? That’s not a crowded […]