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Episode 59: Nathan Tyler and Staging Pilot

11/14/2017
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I met Nathan at WordCamp DC over the summer. We got to talking about a really cool project of his, Staging Pilot, so I asked him to be on the show. It’s a very interesting conversation because we get pretty developery, which I totally love to do. We talk about this smart algorithm to figure […] Sponsored by: Use HOWIBUILTIT33 for 33% off! The post Episode 59: Nathan Tyler and Staging Pilot appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration: 00:31:18


Episode 58: Jeff Large & Podcasting for Your Brand

11/7/2017
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Jeff and I talk about one of my favorite topics: podcasting. Jeff is a professional podcaster; he does it for other brands, so he doesn’t just have his own. He is hired to help people set up their own podcasts. Whether it be to promote their brand or other things that you could do with your […] Sponsored by: Use HOWIBUILTIT33 for 33% off! The post Episode 58: Jeff Large & Podcasting for Your Brand appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration: 00:32:59


Episode 57: Jack McConnell & Better Notifications for WordPress

10/31/2017
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Jack McConnell of Made with Fuel talks about his plugin, Better Notifications for WordPress. We talked about scratching your own itch, and getting in there and coding. We also talked about the long game a little bit, so he talked about how he front-loaded a lot of research to make sure that the plugin was […] Sponsored by: Use HOWIBUILTIT33 for 33% off! The post Episode 57: Jack McConnell & Better Notifications for WordPress appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration: 00:32:38


Episode 56: Amir Salihefendic & Twist / Doist

10/24/2017
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Amir Salihefendic is the founder and CEO of Doist, maker of the popular Task Management app, Todoist. Today we are talking about their new chat app Twist, which was create as a way to combine email and Slack-like functionality. We talk about all sorts of great topics, but most notably, Work/Life Balance and how always […] The post Episode 56: Amir Salihefendic & Twist / Doist appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration: 00:33:56


Episode 55: Alex Cansado & Gravity Forms

10/17/2017
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Gravity Forms is one of, if not the, oldest premium form builders for WordPress. Alex Cansado, one of the founders, and I talk about the research that went into creating such an integral part of any website. We also talk about refactoring, automated testing, what it was like creating add-ons for Gravity forms and a […] The post Episode 55: Alex Cansado & Gravity Forms appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration: 00:33:45


Episode 54: The GiveWP Team

10/10/2017
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GiveWP is a plugin that helps you accept donations on your WordPress site. I got to talk to Matt and Devin about all sorts of other stuff though, like collaboration on a large team and the importance of great support. Show Notes GiveWP GiveWP on Twitter Scaling your WordPress Support for Growth Sponsored by:No sponsors […] The post Episode 54: The GiveWP Team appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration: 00:35:41


Episode 53: Ben Meredith and Better Click to Tweet

10/3/2017
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Ben Meredith is a WordPress man about town, working with lots of great folks in the community like GiveWP, and putting out his own plugins. In this episode, Ben and I talk about Better Click to Tweet, a fantastic and free WordPress plugin he created. Show Notes Ben Meredith Ben on Twitter Better Click to […] The post Episode 53: Ben Meredith and Better Click to Tweet appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration: 00:33:55


Episode 52: Brian Hogg & Plugin Development, Part 2

9/26/2017
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Brian Hogg is a Canadian, WordPress Plugin Developer, Educator, and more. He has a few great courses on how to create WordPress plugins and a very informative newsletter to go with them. In part 2, we talk all about what to put in free vs. paid, build tools, and more. Show Notes Brian Hogg Event […] The post Episode 52: Brian Hogg & Plugin Development, Part 2 appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration: 00:40:25


Episode 51: Brian Hogg & Plugin Development, Part 1

9/19/2017
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Brian Hogg is a Canadian, WordPress Plugin Developer, Educator, and more. He has a few great courses on how to create WordPress plugins and a very informative newsletter to go with them. In this 2 part episode, we discuss his plugins as well as general plugin development; this includes build tools, SVN, submitting to the […] The post Episode 51: Brian Hogg & Plugin Development, Part 1 appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration: 00:28:08


Episode 50: Mike Rohde and Sketch Notes

9/12/2017
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Mike Rohde is a designer and founder of the Sketch Notes Army! He’s also a twice-published author and Green Bay Packers fan. In this episode, we talk about how he came up with sketch notes, why it helps with retention, getting published, and tons more! Show Notes Mike Rohde Mike on Twitter Sketch Notes The […] The post Episode 50: Mike Rohde and Sketch Notes appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration: 00:41:54


Episode 49: Andy Wilkerson & Theme Developer, Part 2

9/5/2017
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Andy and I continue our conversation from last week, about general theme development. We discuss our favorite tools and learning resources, plus much more! If you’re interested in making WordPress themes, these episodes are must-listens! Show Notes Part 1 Andy Wilkerson Parallelus UpThemes Theme Forest Google Trends WordPress.org Jade Grunt Episode 10: Beaver Builder Runway […] The post Episode 49: Andy Wilkerson & Theme Developer, Part 2 appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration: 00:28:13


Episode 48: Andy Wilkerson & Theme Developer, Part 1

8/29/2017
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Andy Wilkerson is a theme developer and theme shop owner that made a name for himself on Theme Forest. Now he’s working on all sorts of projects, not just for themes, but for podcasts and more! In this 2-parter, he and I talk about his story and general theme development. This episode, Part 1, focuses […] The post Episode 48: Andy Wilkerson & Theme Developer, Part 1 appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration: 00:32:57


Episode 47: Sean Blanda & Journalism Platforms

8/22/2017
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Sean Blanda is a long time friend, journalist, and Editor-in-Chief of GrowthLab and I Will Teach You To Be Rich. He has an excellent newsletter that focuses in on specific topics and takes an objective approach to writing. In this episode, we discuss what an full stack Indy publishing platform would look like, and why […] The post Episode 47: Sean Blanda & Journalism Platforms appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration: 00:34:15


Episode 46: James Rose & Content Snare

8/15/2017
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James Rose is an Australian agency owner who creates websites for a living. In this episode, we talk about his brand new product, Content Snare. Content Snare is a software product built to drastically cut down the time and headache wasted on chasing up clients for website content. I think anyone who’s made websites can get […] The post Episode 46: James Rose & Content Snare appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration: 00:35:14


Episode 45: Ryan Sullivan and WP Site Care

8/8/2017
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Ryan Sullivan is the founder of WP Site Care, a business that helps service and maintain WordPress sites. In this episode, we talk about building a business that meets a need and defines expectations, some great tools for running a support business, and what customer care really means. Show Notes Ryan on Twitter WP Site […] The post Episode 45: Ryan Sullivan and WP Site Care appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration: 00:33:38


Episode 44: Russell Aaron and Maintainn Tools

8/1/2017
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Russell Aaron is a backend developer working for WebDevStudios and working out of Reno, NV. He’s done lots of work within the WordPress community, including work on the plugin Maintainn Tools, which he uses to help troubleshoot websites. Show Notes Russell Aaron WebDevStudios Maintainn Maintainn Tools Pluginize Query Monitor Sponsored by:No sponsors this week. Interested? The post Episode 44: Russell Aaron and Maintainn Tools appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration: 00:40:10


Episode 43: Justin Ferriman & LearnDash

7/25/2017
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This is the second of a 2-part series called Educational WordPress! In the last episode, I spoke to Chris Badgett. Today, it’s Justin Ferriman Justin Ferriman is the owner of the LearnDash LMS for WordPress. In this episode we talk about building an audience first, scratching your own itch, and listening to your customers. He […] The post Episode 43: Justin Ferriman & LearnDash appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration: 00:34:56


Episode 42: Chris Badgett & LifterLMS

7/18/2017
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This is the first of a 2-part series called Educational WordPress! Over the next 2 episodes, I talk to two of of the biggest names in a WordPress LMSs and WordPress in the educational space. Today, it’s Chris Badgett. Chris Badgett is a software company owner, a world traveller, and first and foremost, an educator. […] The post Episode 42: Chris Badgett & LifterLMS appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration: 00:30:33


Episode 41: Kiko Doran and Tuniversity

7/11/2017
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Kiko Doran is a veteran, developer, musician, teacher, and so much more! In this incredibly interesting interview, Kiko and I talk about how he created the iBook, Learn Pharrell Williams’ Happy for Apple’s new Tuniversity project. We talk about how the innovative new idea evolved, what it was like working on this high profile project, breaking […] The post Episode 41: Kiko Doran and Tuniversity appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration: 00:27:55


Episode 40: Jeff Matson & Heartbeat Control

6/27/2017
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Jeff Matson is a WordPress man about town, making contributions to several big plugins and projects, and even WordPress itself. In this episode, we talk all about development, knowing when to cut your losses, developer tools, and much more. It was great having Jeff on the show! Main Project: Heartbeat Control Heartbeat Control is a […] The post Episode 40: Jeff Matson & Heartbeat Control appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration: 00:36:02

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