Shopify Cuts Developer Fees and Contributing to WordPress

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Shopify Cuts Developer Fees and Contributing to WordPress
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This week on the WP Review, 10 Years of Ninja Forms, Shopify vs. WooCommerce Developer Fees, Local Pro is Free, and some recommendations. Thanks to GoDaddy Pro for sponsoring!

What do Acquisitions in the WordPress Space Mean?

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What do Acquisitions in the WordPress Space Mean?
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It’s been an action-packed couple of weeks in the WordPress space! Just this week, 2 more acquisitions were announced. One from Delicious Brains, and one from Liquid Web. We’ll get into all the news, as well as answer the big question: what do all of these acquisitions mean for the WordPress ecosystem?

Why Now is a Good Time to Build a SaaS with Jason Meller

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Why Now is a Good Time to Build a SaaS with Jason Meller
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If you’ve ever worked for a bigger company, you know that it’s easy to get bogged down by software and other restrictions in the name of security. Heck, I was once told I couldn’t work off-site because of it, and we had a VPN! Well, Jason Meller was sick of that and he suspected others were too, so he started Kolide. We talk all about what inspired him to take the leap and start a company, how he and his team built the software, and the honest security manifesto! In Build Something More, we talk about cybersecurity and fear mongering.

How to Win Virtual Pitches with Alex Price

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How to Win Virtual Pitches with Alex Price
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The global pandemic has forced a lot of businesses to change their processes and practices. One major drawback of not being able to meet in person is when we pitch new clients or customers, it has to be done digitally. That is a big change from being in the same room as you and your potential clients. Luckily Alex Price, owner of the 93digital WordPress agency, has some great tips for us.

What to Focus on in a Recession with Brad Morrison

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What to Focus on in a Recession with Brad Morrison
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With everything happening during the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic recession, it’s easy to panic, cut costs, and coast until this all blows over. But that can kill your business. Instead we need to adapt, and in today’s episode, Brad Morrison tells us what his agency is doing to work through what will be a seemingly tough economy. We talk about our experiences with the last recession, what’s different, and what you can do to adapt.

3 Tips for Pivoting Because of COVID-19

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3 Tips for Pivoting Because of COVID-19
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We’re in the thick of COVID-19 and I wanted to reach out to some businesses and see what they were doing differently. Here are some tips to help you too.

Grow Your Business with a Mastermind

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Grow Your Business with a Mastermind
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Sponsored by: Ahrefs | TextExpanderLet me just tell you right off the bat: my business has grown from my mastermind group. And Ken Wallace…well he really knows what he’s talking about. If you need some extra business support (especially now), you’re not alone. In fact, Ken has bet his own business on it. In this…

The Importance of Niching Down, Part 2 with Sara Dunn

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The Importance of Niching Down, Part 2 with Sara Dunn
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Sara Dunn is one of my favorite people to talk to, and for good reason. She’s fun, honest, and has a lot of great insight! Today we’re following up on episode 69, where we talked about her starting to niche down. Now, 2 years and nearly 100 episodes later, she’s fully into her niche business. We talk about making some tough decisions, and how to stay motivated. I truly think this is something every freelancer and small business owner should hear!

Optimizing Your Time While Running a Business with Erin Flynn

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Optimizing Your Time While Running a Business with Erin Flynn
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Sponsored by: Yith | TextExpander | FreshBooks Erin Flynn is one of my favorite people to talk to. We are in a Master Mind group together and her insight and approach is always appreciated. Today, we’re talking about how she’s managed to build a business around literally working 2-4 hours a day. Recently she tweeted…