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499 – Life Update - Your Website Engineer

In today’s episode I provide an update on what’s happening around here 🙂 Terrible internet 75Hard Challenge Relaunching PharmToTable.Life WooCommerce 101 Webinars on Thursdays Now the editor of the Distributed Podcast School’s back in session Designing my new home office… Continue Reading →

498 – Why You Need an Email List - Your Website Engineer

Announcements Hackers are exploiting a critical flaw affecting >350,000 WordPress sites Jetpack 8.9 Ways to grow subscribers and collect donations Automattic and WordPress iOS woes Is there a plugin for that? With more than 50,000 plugins in the WordPress repository,… Continue Reading →

497 – Your Questions Answered - Your Website Engineer

Announcements No announcements this week Is there a plugin for that? With more than 50,000 plugins in the WordPress repository, it’s hard to find the perfect one. Each week, I will highlight an interesting plugin form the repository. For more… Continue Reading →

496 – WordPress 5.5 - Your Website Engineer

Announcements WordPress 5.5 Released P2 Theme Launches WordPress Cancels All In-Person Flagship Events Until 2022 Is there a plugin for that? With more than 50,000 plugins in the WordPress repository, it’s hard to find the perfect one. Each week, I… Continue Reading →

495 – Your Website Engineer Plugins in 2020 - Your Website Engineer

Announcements WordPress 5.5 Release Candidate Are Plugin Authors to Blame for the Poor Admin Notices Experience? WordPress to Stick with Online-Only Meetups and WordCamps for Remainder of 2020 Is there a plugin for that? With more than 50,000 plugins in… Continue Reading →

494 – Where is Data Stored in the WordPress Database? - Your Website Engineer

Announcements WordPress 5.5 Beta 3 Unsplash Launches Official Plugin for WordPress WPCampus Online 2020 Conference Features Accessibility and Higher Education Topics, July 29-30 Astra Becomes the Only Non-Default WordPress Theme With 1 Million Installs Is there a plugin for that?… Continue Reading →

493 – You Need a Backup Strategy - Your Website Engineer

Announcements Admin 2020 Reimagines WordPress Admin and Media Library Update Themes and Plugins via a ZIP File WordCamp Europe Goes Virtual for 2021, In-Person Conference to Resume 2022 Get Options Podcast E134: How do I talk about being laid off… Continue Reading →

492 – Customize VSCode to Work For You – Customizations - Your Website Engineer

Announcements WooCommerce Blocks 2.7 WooCommerce 4.3 Beta 1 Flywheel Relaunches Local Pro with Revamped Live Links and New Host-Agnostic Pre-Launch Tools Smash Balloon Joins Awesome Motive Gutenberg 8.4 Adds Image Editing, Includes Multi-Block Controls, and Enables Block Directory Search Is… Continue Reading →

491 – Customize VSCode to Work for You – Extensions - Your Website Engineer

Announcements WordPress 5.4.2 Security and Maintenance Release Build Forms via the Block Editor with Gutenberg Forms OpenJS World 2020 Conference Goes Virtual, Tickets Are Free: June 23–24 WordPress Bumps Minimum PHP Recommendation to 7.2 Is there a plugin for that?… Continue Reading →

Episode #242 – 2019 Recap: The Top 10 Episodes, WP Elevation Milestones and More - WP Elevation

In the final episode for 2019, Troy looks over the past year and celebrates milestones both within and outside the walls of the podcast studio. But that’s not all. He recaps the top 10 episodes of the WP Elevation podcast… Continue Reading →

Episode #241 – How to Measure the Health of Your Business with Simon Kelly - WP Elevation

In this episode of the podcast, Simon Kelly and Troy Dean reunite to talk about how to measure the health of your business with five key metrics. But it’s not just about measuring positive or negative cash flow. The scorecard… Continue Reading →

Episode #240 – Annie Wright’s Tips for Using Neuroplasticity to Overcome Impostor Syndrome - WP Elevation

If you’ve never heard the term “neuroplasticity” before, this episode of the WP Elevation podcast will change that. Psychotherapist and coach Annie Wright join Troy to explain how negative self-talk and beliefs can affect every aspect of our lives, including… Continue Reading →

Episode #239 – Content Marketing 101 with Jeff Bullas - WP Elevation

So to help you with your content marketing, we’ve dived back into the vault and found this incredibly helpful podcast where I interviewed my good friend Jeff Bullas who is the man when it comes to blogging, content marketing and… Continue Reading →

Episode #238 – How to Manage Your Money to Grow Your Business With Nev Harris - WP Elevation

When it comes to the finances of your business, would you say that you have a complete handle on it? Most agency owners don’t. And there are so many reasons why. Firstly, you’re not an accountant and you don’t have… Continue Reading →

Episode #237 – The Benefits of Hiring a Team According to Mario Peshev - WP Elevation

Mario Peshev, the founder and CEO of WordPress development agency DevriX, sheds some light on how he’s handled hiring a team, from the early days of the agency to today. With a team of about 50 people working for the… Continue Reading →

Episode #236 – Kim Barrett Shares the Keys to Business Success - WP Elevation

Kim Barrett is the founder of Your Social Voice, a social media lead generation agency and a best-selling author and speaker. But that’s not really what he came to the WP Elevation podcast to talk about. Instead, he and Troy… Continue Reading →

Episode #235 – Joshua Strebel on Pagely’s Origins and Its Future - WP Elevation

As Pagely moves into a new era with serverless application hosting, CEO and co-founder Joshua Strebel takes a trip down memory lane in this episode of the WP Elevation podcast. He and Troy talk about managed hosting, chasing the top… Continue Reading →

Episode #234 – Noah Britton Shares His WP Elevation Success Story - WP Elevation

If you’ve been on the fence about WP Elevation, there’s no better way to get off it than by hearing a first-hand account of what it’s like. In this episode of the WP Elevation podcast, Noah Britton talks about his… Continue Reading →

Episode #233 – Glen Carlson Wants to Help Business Owners Find Their Superpower - WP Elevation

Glen Carlson is the co-founder Dent Global, who run structured accelerator programs that produce entrepreneurs that stand out, scale up and make a positive impact in the world. They’re best known for the award winning ‘Key Person of Influence’ program, acknowledged… Continue Reading →

Episode #232 – Product and Time Management Tips from Liquid Web’s Christie Chirinos - WP Elevation

In this episode of the WP Elevation podcast, Troy is joined by Christie Chirinos, the product manager of managed WooCommerce hosting at Liquid Web. There’s more to this episode than just talk of managed hosting though. Tune in if you… Continue Reading →

Episode #231 – Nir Eyal Talks About the Psychology of Distractions and How to Overcome Them - WP Elevation

Have you ever thought about how much more productive you’d be or how much money you could make if only you kept your hands off of your phone or your mind from wondering what’s happening on Facebook? In this episode… Continue Reading →

Episode #230 – Brian Casel Explains Why Productised Services Rule - WP Elevation

Serial entrepreneur and full-stack product designer/developer Brian Casel visited the WP Elevation podcast to talk about the value of selling productised services. And although his background is in design, Brian has created a wide variety of products, including a website-as-a-service,… Continue Reading →

Episode #229 – Why We Need Higher Quality Backups According to Akshat Choudhary - WP Elevation

As a WordPress consultant, you’re always on the lookout for solutions to make your job easier while helping you get your clients better results. But you have to be careful about adopting new tools. Use the wrong one and it… Continue Reading →

Episode #227 – Email Marketing & List Hygiene Masterclass with Paul Sokol - WP Elevation

In Part 1 of his email marketing masterclass on the WP Elevation podcast, Paul Sokol talked about campaign planning and automation. In today’s episode, he dives into Part 2 and the subject of list hygiene. Follow along as Paul demonstrates… Continue Reading →

Episode #226 – David Wood Discusses the Importance of Personal Growth and the Role Coaches Play - WP Elevation

David Wood has not only coached hundreds of entrepreneurs, coaches and corporations, he’s gone through his own journey of professional and personal growth (which continues to this day). In this episode of the WP Elevation podcast, he and Troy discuss… Continue Reading →

Episode #225 – How Suraj Sodha Found Success in Recurring Revenue - WP Elevation

WP Elevation alumnus Suraj Sodha tells the story of how he found great value (and profitability) in recurring revenue business models. But he didn’t stop at selling WordPress maintenance plans to clients. Suraj created WP Maintain, a WordPress maintenance company… Continue Reading →

Episode #224 – Samantha Hearne on How to Get a Happy Mind & Beat Impostor Syndrome - WP Elevation

As you strive to elevate your business, do you ever feel like you’re fighting an uphill battle that you can’t possibly win? Or worry that you’re just not cut out for entrepreneurship? It’s not uncommon to be apprehensive and maybe… Continue Reading →

Episode #223 – How Amber Hinds Made Her Dream a Reality & Took Her Life on the Road - WP Elevation

Before 2015, Amber Hinds was working as a freelancer and her husband Chris was working in the restaurant industry. They knew what they wanted their life to look like, but it was impossible to achieve it with the choices they’d… Continue Reading →

What Ivica Delic Is Doing to Make the WordPress Community A Better Place - WP Elevation

Once you’re inside the WordPress community, people welcome you with open arms and provide guidance and insights you wouldn’t otherwise be able to glean on your own (at least, not easily). And that’s exactly why Ivica Delic decided to leave… Continue Reading →

448 – Plugin Review: OptinMonster - Your Website Engineer

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