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WordPress Business
Todd Jones

The World of WordPress: Talking about acquisitions, eCommerce and a tweet on fire

In this month’s World of WordPress, we talk about a big acquisition by WP Engine, an upcoming WordCamp, eCommerce, customizing the client dashboard, and a tweet that set fire. Let’s ride. WP Engine acquires Flywheel Probably the biggest news of the last month was the acquisition of Flywheel by WP Engine. How big of a deal is this? Well, Crunchbase news picked up the story. “Austin-based WP Engine, which focuses on hosting and powering WordPress sites, has acquired digital experience platform Flywheel to create a better workflow, digital experience, and creative process for its customers. It is not disclosing the

WOMEN INFLUENCERS IN WORDPRESS
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

Getting started: Looking for women influencers in WordPress

When it comes to writing an article that includes the top of anything, you must know that it is almost always an opinion. Who can say who is the top influencers in an industry like WordPress? There is nothing wrong with that as long as you explain that it is an opinion. If you are making a choice by way of some criteria, then it best to disclose your criteria. In the end, we all have your own opinions and our own criteria about whom we think is a top influencer whether it be website design, SEO, copywriting, or WordPress.There

Finding women to speak at your WordPress event
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

Three places to find the women speakers for your WordPress event

I remember when I started to discover the power of WordPress. I had a football blog (American brand) and needed more help. Working at a bookstore, I had access to books, lots of books. As employees, we can check out books and read them or we could buy books for a nice discount. We had some perks. And I took advantage of those perks. For example, I checked out the latest books about college football and wrote reviews. Writing reviews lead to a few authors sending me copies of their book to review. Another thing I took advantage of was

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