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wpvivid backup plugin
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

WPVivid Backup Plugin launches extension for the MainWP dashboard

Earlier this year, WPVivid Backup Plugin, a new WordPress backup plugin, launched an extension for the MainWP dashboard. The extension helps customers who use WPVivid operate their backup system within the MainWP dashboard. Currently, the extension is free. The team at WPVivid plans on releasing a pro version of their plugin this month. The plugin was released in April of 2019 and currently has 121,441 downloads, including 9,470 in the last seven days. The plugin has 131 ratings in the WordPress repository, with 126 being five stars. Earlier this Fall, I was able to chat with Nicholas, the lead developer,

Q&A with Carrie dils
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

Q&A with WordPress expert Carrie Dils

One morning, when I lived in Fort Worth, TX, I was going to work. It was sometime in the late 2000s, maybe in 2008. I needed coffee. The powers to be had built a Starbucks on my way to work, so I swung by for a quick cup of joe. When I walked in, this young lady, one of the baristas, was singing. I called her the “Singing Barista.” She had a fun, energetic personality. A few years later, I relocated to Arkansas, my home state. I began to delve even more into the WordPress arena. I began using the

john locke lockedown design & seo
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

Q&A with John Locke of Lockedown Design & SEO

Like so many of us, John Locke did not begin his career in the website industry. He got his start working in a bakery where he was a manager. He breaks down the story on an episode of WP-Tonic in 2016. Later, John worked for a factory bakery. For years John has been taking care of clients in the Sacramento, California area where he has racked up some top recognitions, including being named one of the top web designers in Sacramento. He has also gathered recognition for his work in SEO. He has served as a Speaker and Co-Organizer for

Mor Cohen
Interviews
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

Bob Dunn of BobWP
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

Q&A with Bob Dunn from BobWP

How many of you have come up with a business name because the domain was available? Well, I know it is a little more than that. That’s just one of the things that Bob Dunn talks about in this Q&A with the WordPress legend. Anyone who has worked in WordPress surely knows Bob Dunn. If you are like me, you’ve come across one of his tutorials, a training session, listened to him speak at a WordCamp or listened to one of his podcasts. He is well known and well-liked in the WordPress space. Today, we are fortunate to learn more

Q&A with Matt Davies & Mel Fallon of Funnel Packs
Interviews
Todd Jones

Q&A with Matt Davies & Mel Fallon of Funnel Packs

Earlier this year Matt Davies and Mel Fallon launched Funnel Packs. It is a service in which the landing page, the email follow-ups, and the lead magnet are packaged for website agencies. Davies has been a web developer for almost two decades and agency owner for 13 years. He spent time creating a process he uses to execute these lead funnels. He decided to share them with other agency owners. The result is Funnel Packs. Each pack comes with an editable Lead magnet, a Landing page using Elementor, a Thank you page, a Welcome email, Nurture emails, and a Sales

Q&A WITH HOSTS OF THE WOMEN IN WP PODCAST
Interviews
Todd Jones

Q&A with hosts of the Women in WP podcast

I will admit that when I see someone who decides to take action, I feel a twinge of pride inside. I feel pride because, frankly, it is hard to start something. Such is the case for Angela Bowman, Tracy, Apps, and Amy Masson. The three set out on a mission to share the voices of women in the WordPress community. I have noticed it, and I know you have too. Take a look at the regular roundtable of podcasts, and you seem to see the same people. One of the things I noticed about the Women in WP podcast is

Q&A WITH VITO PELEG OF WP FEEDBACK
Interviews
Todd Jones

Q&A with Vito Peleg of WP Feedback

Imagine starting a web agency in the back of your van while your band is on tour. Imagine learning the ins and outs of digital marketing as a member of a rock band. For Vito Peleg, this is how he got started. The founder of WP Feedback shares his journey to agency owner as well as product launcher. How did the idea for WP Feedback come about? I actually started building websites for clients as a freelancer from the back of a van while touring the world with the band I had at the time, as I needed to deal

Q&A WITH ADAM LACEY OF SPLIT HERO
Interviews
Todd Jones

Q&A with Adam Lacey from Split Hero

Today we have a Q&A interview with Adam Lacey, the founder of Split Hero. On May 17, Adam Lacey announced on the Split Hero website that the product is now live. The product aims to help people test landing pages quickly and efficiently as well as more straightforward. I asked Adam a few questions about the product. How did the idea for Split Hero come about? Split Hero has been my brainchild for about 2 years. It all started from my own needs in my WordPress agency, where we focus on conversion optimisation. All the current paid solutions I found

Q&A WITH NATHAN WRIGLEY & DAVID WAUMSLEY OF THE WP BUILDS PODCAST
Interviews
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 /

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