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WordPress Podcast Roundup
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Todd Jones

The April Spring Cleaning Podcast Roundup

A couple of things are certain around April, Spring and the time to do our taxes. Change starts to happen at this point in the year with the emergence of warmer weather and new life. Some people are digging out of a long Winter’s freeze while others are busy dodging the pollen. This time of year we start to see things come alive, and hopefully, our businesses start to come alive. Are you Spring cleaning? Are you cleaning out things you no longer need? Maybe, Spring cleaning applies to databases too. In the April edition of our Podcast Roundup, we are

St. Patrick’s Day WordPress Roundup
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Todd Jones

The lucky St. Patrick’s Day WordPress Roundup

“Now, boys, to make a proper Irish coffee, the last step is crucial, so pay attention to this. You have to ladle the cream over the back of the spoon, so it doesn’t just plop in and muddy the coffee and the whiskey.” With these words, Frank Reagan, the Irish Catholic New York Police Commissioner in the hit show Blue Bloods, shows his grandchildren how to make a good Irish Coffee. The Irish are colorful, green it would seem. What a group of people! We get all kinds of things from this saintly group of people including the aforementioned Irish

WordPress Podcast Roundup
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Todd Jones

WordPress Podcast Roundup features coffee, nightmare clients, value pricing and heroes!

What does coffee, WordPress heroes, nightmare clients and value pricing have to do with each other? The common thread here is WordPress. The common thread is also podcasts. In our first ever WordPress Podcast Roundup, we recap four recent WordPress podcasts touching on those motley crew of subjects. Nightmare Clients and Growing Your Business with Erin Flynn WPCP: 136 https://thewpchick.com/nightmare-clients-and-growing-your-business-with-erin-flynn-wpcp-136/ Kim Doyal is the WordPress Chick we all love. In this episode, she has Erin Flynn, a young developer who is making an impact with her advice dealing with nightmare clients. Flynn has a communications degree and tons of experience

Fall in love with WordPress all over again
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Todd Jones

February Roundup: Fall in love with WordPress all over again

What is it that you love? Is it ice cream or pizza? Maybe you love comics or playing with Raspberry Pi? Who is it that you love? February, so it seems, is the month that we declare our love for someone. Or, is it something? Chocolate? For most of us, we love WordPress. I had a friend to tell me once that WordPress saved him. There’s a story there. This month, the month of love, we explore the love of WordPress Roundup. So, fall in love with WordPress all over again. SitePoint has a new theme it looks nice Sitepoint

Are you frustrated- The new year, reflective roundup
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Todd Jones

Are you frustrated? The new year, reflective roundup

It’s a new year and with a new year, it is the time for reflection. Or maybe not. You have probably hit the ground running with all your existing and new projects in 2017. I’m sure you are putting out fires and trying to find ways to prevent security leaks in your WordPress setup. Well, it’s time to pick up our first Roundup post of the new year. Are you ready? Let’s go! Reflections Roundup What is second mover advantage? Entering a market late.  Author: Chris Lema http://chrislema.com/second-mover-advantage/ Fewer people in the WordPress space is more reflective than Chris Lema.

Virtual Reality Roundup
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Todd Jones

Roundup Christmas Edition: Virtual Reality powered by WordPress

In this month’s roundup, we explore the virtual reality and WordPress, track down the Ukrainian Brute Force attacks, introduce you to the ultimate WordPress checklist, talk about SEO in 2017, and visit WordCamp US with a shy introvert. So, get out a glass of whatever it is you like to drink, kick your feet up, and dig into the monthly MainWP blog roundup. A Very Virtual Roundup Virtual Reality + WordPress Imagine for a minute. You are looking at a listing for a piece of real estate on a realtor’s website. You decide to view the pictures and, whoa, suddenly,

Being Thankful, Thanksgiving Roundup
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Thanksgiving Roundup: 5 Things for which WordPress Entrepreneurs can be thankful

When is the least time you have received someone’s thanks for the work you have done? Just the other day, I was working at the local coffee shop. One of my clients came in and, as he often does, sits at the same table with me. After a few minutes, he got out and went to his car. I thought it was a little odd, but I really didn’t think about it. A few minutes later he comes back and hands me a brand new Yeti® Thermos with his company’s logo. He said, “I really appreciate all the work you

Roundup Halloween edition
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Roundup Halloween edition: Making WordPress scary easy to use

October is, quite possibly, my favorite time of the year. The air is cooler and crisper here in the Ozarks of Arkansas. The leaves change colors to showcase a display of autumn colors across the mountains and valleys. It is the perfect time to get in a car and go for a cruise throughout our little state. There always seems to be a lot of oranges and yellows as well as the browns. It’s simply gorgeous. It is also is squarely in the middle of college football. That is one of my most favorite sports. Finally, there is another reason.

Don't let DIY Builders Scare you
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World of WordPress Roundup: Do DIY Builders scare you?

This post is the first edition of the World of WordPress Roundup. We will take a look at a few things within the WordPress community. Don’t let DIY builders scare you! The roundup today talks about DIY builders in a couple of different articles. Both Jonathan Perez and Chris Lema discusses what may become a WordPress designer’s dilemma. It’s really not. Should DIY Builders scare WordPress developers Jonathan Perez – Sure Fire Web Services Jonathan opened this discussion on his website following the acquisition of ManageWP by GoDaddy. The reason? Well, it seems GoDaddy is jumping into the WordPress ecosystem

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