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Thomas Umstattd and Crowdfunding Plugins

5/22/2018
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Thomas Umstattd is a plugin and agency owner who’s has great success in crowdfunding his products. His take is a fantastically interesting one and he offers lots of great advice – so much that we even have a bonus over on Patreon. This is definitely one of my favorite conversations – I learned a ton […] Sponsored by: The post Thomas Umstattd and Crowdfunding Plugins appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:37:21

Stacy Kvernmo and Development Process

5/15/2018
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Stacy Kvernmo is a UX/UI Developer at OddBird. I met Stacy on another podcast and was really excited to talk to her about a number of tools and views she has about creating good code while working on a team. We talk about process, UX, and more in this episode. She and here team are […] Sponsored by: The post Stacy Kvernmo and Development Process appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:31:39

Evan Calkins and Hoban Cards

5/8/2018
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Evan Calkins created Hoban Press & Hoban Cards after he bought his first letterpress machine. He’s a master of his craft and I was really excited to talk to Evan because I’m very interested in that creaft. He creates fantastic looking business cards and sationary, and even did my cards! We’ll talk about what it’s […] Sponsored by: The post Evan Calkins and Hoban Cards appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:32:08

Nancy Hildebrandt and Creating Great Documentation

5/1/2018
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Nancy Hildebrandt has a lot of experience in documentation and software systems, starting back in the Sun/Java days. In this episode, we talk all about building out a good support system and what that process looks like. We also talk about the importance of creating good documentation, listening to your customers, and so much more. […] Sponsored by: The post Nancy Hildebrandt and Creating Great Documentation appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:37:42

The Social Web Suite Team

4/24/2018
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Dejan Markovic and Tina Todorovic are two halves of the Social Web Suite dream team. They are some of the hardest working, passionate folks I know in the WordPress community and an absolutely joy to talk to. I love the tool and and hearing the evolution of the project and how they work was fantastic. […] Sponsored by: The post The Social Web Suite Team appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:26:56

Craig Hewitt and Castos

4/17/2018
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Craig Hewitt is a guy who knows podcasting, so I was super excited to talk to him about his acquisition of Seriously Simple Podcasting. He took a relatively focused WordPress plugin and turned it into a SaaS, and that’s what we talk about in this episode. Lots of great advice here! Show Notes Craig Hewitt […] Sponsored by: The post Craig Hewitt and Castos appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:31:18

Beth Soderberg and Learning Development

4/10/2018
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Beth Soderberg is a self-taught Front End Developer and speaker, and in this episode I get to talk to her about how she learned her craft. It was fun exchanging stories of our different learning experiences. Beth offers truthful and encouraging words for if you want to start on your journey to web development. Show […] Sponsored by: The post Beth Soderberg and Learning Development appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:31:07

Brad Williams & Client Relationships

4/3/2018
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Brad Williams of WebDevStudios knows a thing or two about client relationships. In this episode, We start at the beginning with finding a client, the proposal process, and touch on things like having a Discovery phase. It puts a nice cap of what we’ve been talking about for the last 3 weeks – the importance […] Sponsored by: The post Brad Williams & Client Relationships appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:44:04

Jen Jamar and Marketing

3/27/2018
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Jen Jamar is a marketing strategist who currently works for Modern Tribe. Jen really knows her stuff, which I loved because I learned a ton. And the best part? We talk about a strategy for marketing that won’t cost you thousands of dollars in Facebook Ads! In this episode we cover all sorts of stuff […] Sponsored by: The post Jen Jamar and Marketing appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:32:09

Nicole Kohler and Content Strategy

3/20/2018
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Nicole Kohler is a Growth Marketer at Automattic; most of her job revolves around building and publishing content for her team and her main product, Jetpack. So in this episode, I talk to Nicole about Content Strategy. This is something I struggle with, and usually just publish when I think of stuff. Nicole provides us […] Sponsored by: The post Nicole Kohler and Content Strategy appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:40:02

Rian Kinney and Trademarks

3/13/2018
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Rian Kinney is an intellectual property lawyer and today we talk about the legal side of starting a business She’s been on Office Hours to discuss contracts so I wanted to talk about IP – copyright and trademark. How it works, what the process for getting a trademark is, what the right text for your […] Sponsored by: The post Rian Kinney and Trademarks appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:33:17

Sara Dunn and Niching Down

3/6/2018
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Continuing our series on How You Build a Business, today I get to talk to Sara Dunn about niching down. She’s been pretty public with her process, starting a YouTube channel to discuss her decision making. I loved chatting with her about this because it can be tough and scary to decide to limit your […] Sponsored by: The post Sara Dunn and Niching Down appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:36:51

Sherry Walling & Choosing Self Employment

2/27/2018
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This is Part 1 of our mini series, “How You Build a Business” In today’s episode, I get to talk to Dr. Sherry Walling. She’s kicking off our miniseries on how to build a business and she helps us answer a very important question: “Am I ready to start my own business?” Sherry is a […] Sponsored by: The post Sherry Walling & Choosing Self Employment appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:41:45

Josh Koenig and Pantheon

2/19/2018
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Josh Koenig is the founder of Pantheon. He is energetic, passionate, and knowledgable in his field. That’s a killer combination you love to see in company leaders. We talk all about the technologically cool stuff Pantheon is doing, so if you’re a developer, you don’t want to miss this one. Show Notes Josh Koenig Pantheon […] Sponsored by: The post Josh Koenig and Pantheon appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:39:08

Blair Williams and MemberPress

2/13/2018
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In today’s episode, I chat with Blair Williams, a WordPress veteran with lots of great plugins. We’ll talk specifically about MemberPress and what it’s like creating that, the decision making that went into their pricing, wp-cron, and lots more. Show Notes: MemberPress Blair’s other plugins wp-cron() COBOL Tutorials Pledge on Patreon Sponsored by:No sponsors this […] Sponsored by: The post Blair Williams and MemberPress appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:34:56

Peter Hollens and Creating Online

2/6/2018
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Peter Hollens is an incredible artist and creator. You may have seen some of his videos on YouTube. Today we’re going to talk about what goes into making them, as well as his online courses at Hollens Creator Academy. Peter’s incredibly passionate about this project and it shows. I feel like we’re both cut from […] Sponsored by: The post Peter Hollens and Creating Online appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:50:00

Patrick Rauland and Building a WooCommerce Shop

1/30/2018
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Patrick Rauland is a WooCommerce expert who joins us today to talk through everything you need to think about when setting up an e-commerce site. So this is less asking, “how did you build that,” and more, “how would you build that?” It’s a great conversation and Patrick offers some great advice and insights when […] Sponsored by: The post Patrick Rauland and Building a WooCommerce Shop appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:32:14

Brad Dowdy and Nock Co.

1/23/2018
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Brady Dowdy is a podcast, manufacturer, and most important, pen addict. I’m a big fan and Brad and everything he does, and in this episode, we’re wading into very non-techie waters. Brad and I talk about what it’s like building a physical product – from prototyping to manufacturing. It’s a fantastic conversation and I definitely […] Sponsored by: The post Brad Dowdy and Nock Co. appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:42:25

Cody Landefeld & Mode Effect

1/16/2018
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Cody Landefeld is the co-founder and director of Mode Effect, a company that specializes in WooCommerce. In this episode we talk about how he and his company built those Disney quizzes that are so addicting. On top of that, we discuss working with Enterprise level clients like Disney and of course, e-commerce. This episode kicks […] Sponsored by: The post Cody Landefeld & Mode Effect appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:36:52

Special Episode: Live from WordCamp US 2017

12/22/2017
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In this very special live episode, I had the opportunity to interview WordCamp US attendees and ask them 3 questions: What advice for Frontend Development optimizations do you have for us? How do you level up your skills? If you could go back in time and tell your younger self one thing, what would it […] Sponsored by: The post Special Episode: Live from WordCamp US 2017 appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:50:59

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