Matt Medeiros continues Season 8 with the roundtable format asking the question is there change in the WordPress ecosystem? John Turner and Phil Derksen are the special guests that share what significant changes they have made in their careers and what they see in the WordPress ecosystem.
In this episode, Matt Medeiros is winding down Season 7 by interviewing Kim Doyal, who is “formally” known as the WordPress Chick. Kim has been obsessed with content since closing out all the service work in her previous business. She is presenting the Content Creator Summit the first full week of March and has a closed Content Creators Facebook group that people have been quickly joining. She and Matt discuss the move to SaaS and how that was a “happy accident” that allows her personality to show in her new business endeavor.
In this episode, Matt Medeiros interviews Christie Chirinos a partner and business manager at Caldera Forms. Caldera Forms is known for the drag and drop form builder for WordPress. Christie works on marketing products and consulting jobs to grow the business. She and Matt discuss changes that are happening in the WordPress environment and how to remain flexible and stay ready for those. This episode may go down at the number one episode for 2018!
On today’s episode, Corry Maass and Sam Brodie are talking with Brad Touesnard. Brad is an entrepreneur, developer, and designer living in Nova Scotia, Canada. Brad runs a successful business called Delicious Brains which is known for two popular products called WP Migrate Pro and WP Offload S3. Brad discusses his approach to SaaS (Software as a Service) and the challenges of getting users to participate in a beta release and provide productive feedback during testing.
The word of the day is: Evolve.
Beka Rice, WooCommerce Team Lead at SkyVerge, joins the Matt Report to discuss the makings of a modern day WordPress agency. SkyVerge is a WooCommerce service agency, the largest developer of 3rd party add-ons in the WooCommerce marketplace, the company behind SellWithWP.com, and they’ve expanded into the SaaS market by forging a new branded app, Jilt.
They evolve — a lot.
Remember that line in the Social Network, “A million dollars isn’t cool, you know what’s cool? A billion dollars.”
Well…maybe not for all of us.