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Todd Jones

November Podcast Roundup: We are talking SEO and the future of WordPress

Today, in the Podcast Roundup, we are looking at three well-known podcasts that discuss the future of WordPress (and other good topics) and SEO. November Podcast Roundup 49 – WordPress and where it’s headed with Matt Medeiros – wpBuilds Nathan Wrigley interviews the interviewer. Matt Medeiros runs the Matt Report podcast and is heavily involved in the WordPress ecosystem. Aside from his podcast, Matt is partners in a design agency, Slocum, and has a plugin along with a host of other products and services. Nathan and Matt talk about a host of topics including a very detailed look at the future

No Scary Content
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Todd Jones

WordPress Roundup: No scary content

In this month’s roundup, we are talking content. Specifically, 9 types of content that will fail. Also, we are looking at a list of “massive online publications” that use WordPress for their content platform. It’s October, a time for cooler weather, Halloween, and things scary. Today, we are going to look at ways to not create scary content featuring an article about content that will always fail. In addition, we will look at some massive online publishers and a new plugin for your “coming soon” pages. In this month’s roundup, we are talking content. Specifically, 9 types of content that

WordPress Podcast Roundup
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Todd Jones

WordPress Podcast Roundup: Hallway Chats about community

In this month’s WordPress podcast roundup, we take a look building community with Hallway Chats, specializing with WordPress Elevation, and eCommerce habits with WP eCommerce. Hallway Chats – Episode 16: Alison Knott Allison Knott is a WordPress professional and a community manager. She is extremely engaging and the guest on this episode of Hallway Chats. Hallway Chats is a podcast which is hosted by Tara Claeys and Liam Dempsey. The podcast launched in the middle of 2017 and already has several episodes available. The idea of Hallway Chats is the kind of conversations you might have in the hallway at

WordPress Roundup: Gutenberg gets closer and Ai is on deck

In this month’s WordPress Roundup, we visit 10 steps to get started with a news magazine site, hear first impressions from Gutenberg by WP Tavern, learn about 14 WordPress plugins that use Artificial Intelligence, and have a little fun with some memes. How to Start a News Magazine Site with WordPress in 10 Easy Steps News sites will always have a soft spot for me because I basically got my start in WordPress with news websites. My side gig is a local news site. I think we need more local news sites. WordPress is the best platform to get started.

WordPress Podcast Roundup
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Todd Jones

Podcast Roundup: Networking, Patience & Frustrations — the September version

This month’s podcast roundup features two podcasting legends in Kim Doyal and Bob Dunn as well as the wacky, fun gang at the WP Watercooler. The topics these WordPress professionals discuss include frustrations with WordPress, networking amongst WordPress professionals at WordCamps, and having a little patience and grace with yourself for your business. Check out this month’s podcast roundup from the WordPress Chick, the WP Watercooler, and WP Elevation. Wondering Why You Haven’t “Made It” Yet? WPCP: 160 The WordPress Chick Podcast Kim Doyal Veteran podcaster and WordPress professional Kim Doyal is a podcast and content creating-machine of which many

August Roundup: Customer Acquisition, SEO Copywriting and tons of digital content

In this month’s roundup, we talk about types of digital content for your blog, a complete guide to customer acquisition, the future of WordPress, and a massive SEO Copywriting guide.  The great daredevil, Evel Knievel, sold insurance before he started jumping snakes, cars, buses, and fountains. In fact, he set records as an insurance agent. Jake Rossen explains in an article at Mental Floss, If Knievel had a crowning moment in his gone-straight, suit-and-tie life, it was when he set a district record for the most policies sold in a single week. He had talked his way into a state

Robots & July WordPress Roundup
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Todd Jones

WordPress Roundup: Robots & chatbots in July

Who knew that when the rock band Styx sang about a robot in the early 80’s that they were talking about Facebook chatbots? Okay, maybe they weren’t, but it kinda makes you wonder. Check out the lyrics, You’re wondering who I am (secret secret I’ve got a secret) Machine or mannequin (secret secret I’ve got a secret) With parts made in Japan (secret secret I’ve got a secret) I am the modren man – “Mr. Roboto” Well, these days you can create a chatbot, or as I like to pretend, a robot, to chat with users on your Facebook page. That’s

WordPress Podcast Roundup
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Podcast Roundup: Diving in to the Summertime of changes

Things are always changing in the WordPress ecosystem. Here are two examples. First, have you heard of Gutenberg? This is a new project set to be built into Core to provide a streamlined user experience for creating content. It is in the form of a plugin currently. Brenda Baron dives into the plugin in a recent article at WPMU Dev. Her  conclusion, While the developers working on the Gutenberg editor plugin have obviously put a lot of work into creating the plugin and I commend them on their efforts so far, the truth is, this plugin is nowhere near ready

Summer WordPress Roundup
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Todd Jones

WordPress Roundup: Get ready for a WordPress Summer

What song makes you think of Summer? You know Summer, the time for hot weather, no school, vacations, blockbuster movies and music, lots of music. For me, I often think of Canadian rocker Bryan Adam’s Summer of 69. Oh, when I look back now That summer seemed to last forever And if I had the choice Yeah, I’d always wanna be there Those were the best days of my life Summer of ’69, Bryan Adams It is summertime in the WordPress kingdom, and we have another edition of the WordPress Roundup. This month’s roundup features acquisitions, a WordCamp Europe app,

WordPress Podcast Roundup
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Todd Jones

WordPress Podcast Roundup: Mental Health Awareness and LMS

This month’s WordPress Podcast roundup features Mental Health awareness, growing an online store with LifterLMS, community building, and a different idea getting customers for a new plugin.  Earlier this month at MainWP, we talked about the great potential of eLearning with the emergence of LMS plugins. Additionally, we discussed freelancer isolation. These two topics are among the podcast episodes in this month’s podcast roundup. This month’s WordPress Podcast roundup features Mental Health awareness, growing an online store with LifterLMS, community building, and a different idea getting customers for a new plugin. WPWeekly Episode 273 – Mental Health Awareness With Bridget

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