Podcasts are very clearly on the rise. A study done by Marketing Podcasts revealed that iTunes has over a quarter of a million podcasts on it, up from 200,000 in 2010. In fact, iTunes boasts of a billion subscriptions to various podcasts via its app. What’s more, roughly 30% of all Americans have listened to a podcast, and 15% have listened to at least one within the past month. So evidently, podcasts are fast becoming a preferred way to digest content — and the trend is no different in the WordPress industry. Not only are there many different podcast networks […]
Enjoy watching Top Chef, Project Runway, or The Apprentice? Love WordPress? We’ve got just the show for you. Episode 1 On November 8, 2013, “hopeful motivator” Matt Medeiros—of Matt Report and Slocum Design Studio—produced the first episode of Matt Report: WordPress Startup Challenge. Matt invited a cast of early-stage WordPress startups to pitch their new product or service to a panel of WordPress entrepreneurs. Judges It was an exciting first episode, featuring the wise words of 3 seasoned WordPress judges—Syed Balkhi, the founder of WPBeginner, Eric Hamm of CobaltApps, and Bill Erickson, a WordPress Engineer. Contestants The 4 contestants for the […]
Matt Medieros, WordPress entrepreneur, podcaster, and co-founder of Slocum Studio, was kind enough to have me on his show, Matt Report, this past week. The interview gave me an opportunity to talk about my background, share details of how Torque came to be, and further explain my role as Editor at Torque. We also got to wax poetic about journalism, blogging and entertainment…and discuss our thoughts on the evolving WordPress community and the future of WordPress news. Matt is such a great host and I had a blast being a guest. I hope you enjoy!