On this episode of Press This, we talk with Nyasha Green, a LinkedIn Learning Instructor and WordPress contributor, about her newest class, “Introduction to Custom Block Building”. We also talk about Nyasha’s journey into WordPress development and lessons she learned while creating WP tutorials. https://www.linkedin.com/learning/wordpress-introduction-to-custom-block-building.
This week our special guests, Aurooba Ahmed and Mike Davey, walk us through the latest WordPress news. We talk about a new proposal to test out GatherPress as an alternative to MeetUp.com, and then we read through a hilarious Reddit thread about how to deal with WP clients who won’t pay their bills. We also talk about upcoming WordCamps like WordCamp Asia and WordCamp Canada.
What are the best practices for growing fans of your WordPress product? In this episode of Press This, Doc Pop interviews Adam Weeks, co-founder of Cirrus Influence, a PR marketing agency specializing in WordPress products. Adam shares insights into building a loyal user base, the challenges of marketing within the WordPress ecosystem, and the importance of simplifying messaging. The conversation also explores the hero’s journey in marketing and strategies for maintaining and recruiting users. Tune in for valuable tips on marketing your WordPress product and creating loyal fans.
In this week’s episode of Press This, we discuss the rapid evolution of platforms and the importance of content ownership with Seth Goldstein, a WordPress and marketing expert with more than 15 years of experience. We delve into his latest Substack article, “For Crying Out Loud, Own Your Own Content”, exploring his shift from Substack to WordPress for his newsletter. Seth shares the tools he utilized, the challenges encountered, and his belief in prioritizing self-hosted content before sharing on social media.
In this episode of Press This, we talk with Nathan Ingram, the host at Solid Academy and a WordCamp organizer. Nathan shares his WordPress origin story and his current focus as an educator for WordPress professionals. We also talk about AI integration in web development and SolidWP’s public rebranding. Tune in for insights into Nathan’s experiences and the evolving landscape of WordPress education
On this episode of Press This, Doc Pop and Mike Davey talk about the recent “State of the Word” address that Matt Mullenweg gave in Madrid. We recap some of the most interesting moments from the talk and our opinions on “data liberation”, the state of the fediverse, collaborative editing, and how WordPress can interact with WebAssembly in 2024.
If 2023 was the year that generative AI became mainstream, what does that mean for the world of AI and WordPress in 2024? In this episode of Press This, industry experts Rob Howard and Stephen Cuccio share their predictions for the new year. Discover the transformative potential of AI integration within WordPress, from content generation to page building, as we explore emerging trends, and envision the future possibilities of AI-driven website development.
Explore real-time collaborative editing in WordPress with the Multicollab plugin. In this episode of Press This, Doc Pop and Anil Gupta discuss the development of the Multicollab plugin, its challenges in mimicking a Google Docs-style editor, and its future in light of WordPress core’s phase 3 Gutenberg project. Delve into the plugin’s compatibility, its evolving roadmap, and its enduring potential as we discuss the exciting future of collaboration in the WordPress ecosystem.
In this episode of Press This, we dive into the world of Customer Relationship Management and marketing automation with Adrian Tobey, the CEO of Groundhogg. Adrian shares his journey into WordPress development and how he became interested in building his own CRM tools. The conversation touches on abandoned cart recovery, social media strategies, and the newest changes to Groundhogg’s email editor.
Welcome to a special “Word Around the Campfire” edition of the Press This podcast. This month we talk with Jeff Chandler, a Marketing Generalist at StellarWP, and Mike Davey, the Senior Editor of Delicious Brains. We talk about what is new in WordPress 6.4, the cURL issue that led to the 6.4.1 release, shake ups at Tumblr, and Sarah Gooding’s exit from WPTavern.