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How I Built the “WordPress: Year in Review” Website

Earlier this month I launched WordPress: Year in Review, a content project where I’m wrapping up everything that happened with WordPress and in the community this year through an eBook, podcast, and video series. It’s an immense undertaking, so I decided to seek community support through sponsors and crowdfunding. We’re 3 weeks into September and I’m nearly 2/3 of the way to my crowdfunding goal which is exciting! I thought I’d take some time here and explain how I built the site.

How I Built It is Officially Hosted by Castos!

Castos is a fantastic WordPress-centric podcast hosting platform that I’ve been recommending in my courses and coaching calls. But I have a confession to make: since Castos launched after I launched my podcast, I’ve been using Libsyn. For a long time, I’ve considered making the switch, but the migration process always seemed so daunting. On …

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Better Audience Engagement for Your Content with Taylor Waldon

Before we get too deep into this season, I wanted to make sure you and I have a good baseline for creating content and engaging with the audience. Taylor Waldon, the Content Strategist for GiveWP, does a fantastic job of this. We talk about how they are expanding their niche and why creating the right content is crucial. This is a must list for anyone who’s creating content for their small business, no matter what you do.

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What I’m Using to Drive Memberships on Creator Courses

Recently LearnDash announced some very exciting news in that they’ve converted/expanded Groups to allow for Memberships (and subscriptions). There’s a strong possibility I will migrate from my currently setup to this, as long as my testing shows it does what I need it to do (spoiler alert: nothing too crazy) and a migration path is …

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Setting All Videos To Show Controls In LearnDash

One of the biggest pieces of feedback I’ve gotten on my course videos in recent weeks was that the controls on my videos were hidden. To be honest, I didn’t realize students couldn’t scrub through videos, or rewind – I assumed everything was working! After looking through the LearnDash settings and not finding a global …

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Build Your Website Toolkit Cheaply on Black Friday

Build Your Website Toolkit Cheaply on Black Friday

Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and apparently the weeks before and after, nowadays, are a great time for you to pick up TVs, Appliances, and…software? Indeed, lots of online companies offer great deals (some even lifetime) around Black Friday. This can be very good for your business. Here’s a great toolkit you can make for cheap, …

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3 Ways to Make the Most of Your WordCamp US Experience

WordCamp US 2019 is next week and I’m getting excited. It’s the biggest US-based conference for people in the WordPress community and at this point, it feels a lot like a college reunion to me. But there are also goals I’d like to accomplish while I’m there. If you’re spending your own money to get …

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My Travel Schedule for Fall 2019

Every year there seems to be a season where I travel more than usual, and this year it starts today! Here’s a list of conferences (or cities) I’ll be visiting now through the end of the year. If you’re going to be around at the same time, let me know!