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Mor Cohen
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Todd Jones

Q&A with Mor Cohen of FlixFrame and DesignClass

Mor Cohen is a veteran of the design and online industry. She has put in over 20 years, starting with desktop publishing. At one time, Mor even did computer-aided designs for kitchens and bathrooms. Mor got her start during the “IPO Golden Era,” creating pitch decks for companies looking to raise venture capital. “Mor started out as a graphic designer during the “IPO Golden Era”, so to speak, and did a lot of pitch decks for clients who were trying to raise venture capital. Early on in her career, she realized that her value didn’t come from the number of

Q&A WITH NATHAN WRIGLEY & DAVID WAUMSLEY OF THE WP BUILDS PODCAST
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Todd Jones

Q&A with Nathan Wrigley & David Waumsley of the WP Builds Podcast

Ever since I started listening to WordPress podcasts, one of my favorites is the WP Builds Podcast. David Waumsley and Nathan Wrigley do a fantastic job of covering regular WordPress topics and having great guests on the show. WP Builds Podcast also does a great job of helping us learn the stories about various WordPress professionals. The guys are also MainWP users. Recently, they hosted a webinar on how they use MainWP. This month’s Q&A is with Nathan Wrigley and David Waumsley of the WP Builds Podcast. Names: David Waumsley and Nathan Wrigley Title/Business: WP Builds Podcast DW: David Waumsley /

Q&A with Sujay Pawar
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Todd Jones

Q&A with Sujay Pawar of Brainstorm Force

In a very short time, Sujay Pawar has garnered global attention. His team, Brainstorm Force has produced some of the most popular products in the WordPress space including Astra Themes and Ultimate Addons as well as ConvertPro and All-in-one Schema Pro. Recently, the company announced that the Astra WordPress theme has been installed on a whopping 40,000 websites, all within less than a year. It is fast becoming one of the most popular themes due to its ease of use, fast performance, and their intentional development to be used with the best page builders in the WordPress ecosystem. Did you know that

Q&A with Joshua Vandercar
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Todd Jones

Q&A with developer Joshua Vandercar

Joshua Vandercar has been a MainWP customer for slightly over a year. He is the owner of Typewheel, a digital creative company in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He lives with his wife and four kids. Previously he taught mathematics and has served in various outdoor and cross-cultural ministry organizations. For the past six years, Vandercar has been digging into WordPress leading to the development of plugins and themes. He also contributed to WordPress core and spoke at WordCamp Minneapolis. Vandercar agreed to answer a few questions for one of our Q&A articles. Vandercar talks about the importance of his faith, the tools

Q&A with Rajendra Zore
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Todd Jones

Q&A with Rajendra Zore of Host My Blog

Hang around in the MainWP Users Facebook group for a while and you’ll notice a familiar face. Rajendra Zore is one of the administrators for the group. Who is this guy? Well, today, we take a moment to learn a little more about the tech entrepreneur from Mumbai, Maharashtra in India. Tech Divine listed Zore as a Power Digital User.  The “Tech Entrepreneur, Brand Strategist, Marketer and Social Media Maven from Mumbai” is the founder of Host My Blog. These days, Zore is pouring most of his energy into the WordPress Support & Maintenance company. About Rajendra, Ivica Delic said,

Q&A with Erin Flynn
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Todd Jones

Q&A with WordPress Professional Erin Flynn

Talking to Erin about things such as tools, the future of WordPress, and why she started teaching her training system. It is no secret that I love to hear people’s stories. I love to hear how entrepreneurs overcome adversity. I wrote a whole series of blog posts in 2016 called Entrepreneur Stories. This series did two things for me. First, it allowed me to connect. In most of these situations, I was reconnecting. I enjoyed being able to connect and ask some questions of influencers such as Shama Hyder and Samantha Hartley as well as Santa Claus himself. The second thing

WordCamp Dublin
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Todd Jones

WordCamp Dublin to take place in October, Q&A with Leadership Team

WordCamp Dublin will kick off for the first time this October. I managed to secure answers to a few questions from the leadership team via email recently. Team members include: Amit Wadhwa – Lead organizer, communication with WordCamp Foundation and website Colm Troy – Sponsors and Media ‎Rodolfo Melogli‎ – Content creation and speakers Mark Smallman – Volunteers, communication with WordCamp Foundation and budget Marcin Kilarski – Social media and promotion   Q & A with the Dublin WordCamp leadership team How did the idea for a WordCamp in Dublin begin? When? Mark Smallman: When I initially considered setting up

Q & A with Ivica Delic
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Todd Jones

Q & A with Ivica Delic from MainWP Users Facebook Group

Twice Ivica Delic has made a WordPress influencer list. Last year, in an article by Torque magazine, he was listed as one of the Top 100 Influencers in WordPress. ThemeFuse published an article which listed him among WordPress Influencers You Should Follow. With this kind of recognition, you tend to get asked your thoughts on important topics. Such is the case in an article by Cloudways asking WordPress influencers their thoughts on the future versions of WordPress. What does the Croatian WordPress professional have to do with the MainWP community? Delic is the guy who runs the MainWP Facebook Group

SEO Q&A with Rebecca Gill
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Todd Jones

SEO Q&A with Rebecca Gill of Web Savvy Marketing

What can I say about Rebecca Gill? Rebecca is one of those entrepreneurs who has paved a way for her and her team in the WordPress community. Web Savvy Marketing is a respected marketing firm in Michigan where they spin up high functioning websites for their clients. Her company has an impressive portfolio including Michigan State, James Madison, and UCLA. Before the Web Savvy Marketing years, Rebecca spent time learning Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for her prior employer and beating large companies for relevant keywords. In December 2015, I took a series of webinars hosted by iThemes in which Rebecca

WordPress Entrepreneur Viktor Nagornyy
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Todd Jones

Q&A with WordPress Entrepreneur Viktor Nagornyy

I’ve been a fan of Viktor Nagornyy for a while now. Viktor isn’t afraid to talk about Inbound Marketing which often seems taboo in WordPress circles. People talk about Inbound Marketing like it only belongs to Hubspot. While Hubspot coined the term, Inbound Marketing is another word for online marketing which we all have a part. WordPress is a fantastic solution for being the center of an online marketing plan. Viktor’s team has successfully helped several business owners transition from the Hubspot platform to a WordPress centric platform. Viktor is also a user of MainWP. When I realized that, I

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