WordPress Weekly

Patrick O’ Keefe who is known as iFroggy on Twitter and the author of the book Managing Online Forums presented at WordCamp Raleigh this past weekend. In his presentation, Patrick talks about how to extend your community beyond the blog as well as bringing community from various outposts spread across (more…)

I’m extending a personal invitation to those of you who were able to attend WordCamp San Francisco last weekend to call into the show to talk about your experience. I’m interested in hearing your thoughts on how the event was handled, the positives, negatives, and what you took away from (more…)

This episode of WordPress Weekly featured two individuals who are in the midst of running a successful service around WordPress while the other individual didn’t quite make it that far. The round-table consisted of Joshua Strebel of Page.ly, Daniel Bachhuber formerly of CoPress, and Raanan Bar-Cohen of Automattic. During this (more…)

In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Jake and I chatted with three commercial plugin authors. Two of which are in the middle of maintaining a successful business while the third was just getting started. The panel members consisted of Carl Hancock of Rocketgenius, Jonathan Davis of the Shopp e Commerce (more…)

This episode was the first in a series discussing the commercialization of WordPress. Within this episode, we talked with three commercial theme authors who are in the midst of maintaining a successful business. Joining us on the round table was Jason Schuller of Press75/ThemeGarden.com, Brian Gardner of Studiopress, and Cory (more…)

This episode of WordPress Weekly features an hour long interview with Automattic employee, Paul Kim. Paul is mostly in charge of user growth between WordPress.com and WordPress.org but also with some of the other projects that Automattic has under their belt. In this specific interview, I had Paul go over (more…)

I’m dedicating the entire month of April to the commercialization of WordPress through themes, plugins and services on WordPress Weekly. Each week will feature a round-table of guests in each field that is either currently in the market or has substantial experience in the market. Joining me to co-host these (more…)

Unfortunately, I had to cut off about 15 minutes of the show because of audio problems associated with my connection to talkshoe through X-Lite which is usually very stable. The first 15 minutes explained my week of webhosting hell as well as the weird random issues I’ve been encountering but (more…)

In this episode of WordPress Weekly, I spoke with Mike Cloutier who operates the RidgewayHerald.ca domain. The RidgewayHerald is a local online paper that specializes in local politics such as town hall meetings within the greater metro Ridgeway and Fort Erie areas of Canada. During our discussion, we talked about (more…)