Using Social Proof to Improve Your Sales with Tevya Washburn

Using Social Proof to Improve Your Sales with Tevya Washburn

Tevya Washburn reached out to me over the summer and asked if I might be interested in having him on the show – it turns out his timing was great. See Tevya created a WordPress plugin to help gather and display social proof, and I had just finished read a book that talks about the importance of social proof. So we chat about how he came up with the idea, why he built it, and of-course, how. This is a pretty traditional episode of the show, and I hope you enjoy it!

Building Better Marketing Automation through WordPress with Adrian Tobey

Building Better Marketing Automation through WordPress with Adrian Tobey

Adrian Tobey is a young, energetic entrepreneur who’s build a pretty cool WordPress plugin in Groundhogg – something to help with yout marketing automation. On top of creating the plugin we talk quite a bit about college and higher education. He talks fast and offers some great advice so be sure to pay close attention (or slow the episode down!)

Building the State Department’s Website with Tracy Rotton

Building the State Department’s Website with Tracy Rotton

Tracy Rotton is a longtime friend of mine from the WordPress space – we met because we happened to be writing similar books around the same time! Well, Tracy has gone on to do some very cool things – one of which is leaning a WordPress development team for the Federal Government – specifically to completely redesign state.gov – the State Department’s website. We talk about lots of stuff, from the actual development, to working for such a huge organization, and how to handle working with different corporate cultures.

Coaching Entrepreneurs with Alex McClafferty

Coaching Entrepreneurs with Alex McClafferty

Alex McClafferty has a wealth of business experience to share with us this week. Not only did he build a successful business within the WordPress space – WP Curve – he ended up selling it to GoDaddy. That experience showed him that the number of resources for selling your business were scarce, and now he’s doing that – completely embracing the “teach what you know” mentality.

Staying Physically Healthy While Freelancing with Michelle Schulp

Staying Physically Healthy While Freelancing with Michelle Schulp

Michelle Schulp is a fantastic web designer in the WordPress space – you make have seen her work on the WP Hierarch chart. Recently she’s launched a new initiative talking about fitness and freelancing. Last week we touched a bit on mental health. This week we’re going to dive into physical health, especially when running your own business.

Building an International Hosting Solution with Jan Loffler and Plesk

Building an International Hosting Solution with Jan Loffler and Plesk

Jan Löffler is the CTO of Plesk, which is fantastic server management software. They’re rapidly growing set of sophisticated tools is inspiring., In this episode we’ll talk all about the history of Plesk, as well as what it’s like to manage software that powers hundreds of thousands of websites.

The Fastest Way to Spin Up WordPress Sites with Brad Touesnard

The Fastest Way to Spin Up WordPress Sites with Brad Touesnard

Brad Touesnard is a well-known developer in the WordPress community, and CEO and Founder of Delicious Brains, a company that makes fantastic WordPress products. You might know them best from WP Migrate DB Pro, but they do lots more! Brad tells us all about their new product, SpinupWP, why they decided to solve this problem and lots of other great advice for both business and development.

Extending WooCommerce with James Kemp

Extending WooCommerce with James Kemp

James Kemp is the founder and lead developer of Iconic, a popular WooCommerce extension shop. James has managed to do well in an increasingly saturated space. His approach to solving problems and determining if there’s a market for his new ideas is an interesting one. He offers lots of great advice on everything from research to development, and launching.