WPblab has evolved over time from a question and answer show to a WordPress-focused interview show to our new goals in 2017. This is why we love tech so much. It moves, breathes, evolves. WPblab evolves with it.
Jason Tucker is an IT Director and WordPress Web Developer and Bridget Willard is a self-proclaimed Twitter Nerd. They both love WordPress and its diverse community. Please join us Thursday nights at 7:00 p.m. Pacific. No matter the topic, we plan to have fun, educate, and, of course, build community.
Marketing your WordPress product or business can be tricky during the holidays. What’s too much and what’s too little. In this episode, Marc Benzakein from Server Press, LLC will join us to talk about how he got it just right.
In this episode, Jason and Bridget are joined by developer and SEO expert John Locke of Lockedown Design. We will discuss how to crack the mysterious intent from searchers and some ways to improve your site’s ranking.
In this quick episode, Jason and Bridget will help you ask the right questions when hiring a social media specialist to grow your WordPress business.
In this episode, Jason and Bridget are joined by Geno Quiroz, from Monterey Premier, a WordPress agency in Northern California. We’re going to chat about red flag warnings, intuition, following your gut, and firing clients.
In this episode, Jason and Bridget will chat about cold calling — the good, bad, and the ugly. How do you do this in the WordPress ecosystem effectively without sounding like a used car salesman?
In this episode, Jason Tucker is joined by Russ, a long-standing WordPress Community evangelist. They will be talking about taking chances with your career — the wins, losses, and overall tends.
In this episode, Jason and Bridget chat about the frequently asked questions we get while supporting our WordPress products and services. Answering those questions can easily be converted to blog posts and fit into your content and SEO strategy. Join us live to ask questions in the chat.
In this episode Jason and Bridget will chat about the pros and cons of international travel when it comes to marketing your WordPress business.
Syndicated content seems like a great way to publish. But is it the best option? In this episode Jason and Bridget weigh the options.
In WordPress, “networking” has a bad connotation, but it just means building relationships. So, how can you get the most out of attending, speaking, and hosting a Meetup? Let’s chat.
This week, Jason and Bridget are joined by James Laws from Saturday Drive. He’s also the co-host of the Adventures in Businessing podcast. We’ll be discussing free work, loss leaders, and freemium price models in the WordPress ecosystem.
In this episode, Jason and Bridget discuss the partnership with Jetpack and A2 Hosting and how it impacts the WordPress space. Who benefits and why. Marketing to agencies or end users? Who is the audience and what does Automattic and A2 Hosting have to gain? Jetpack announces strategic partnership with A2 Hosting – bizjournals.com – Partnership…
In this episode, Jason and Bridget are joined by Joshua Knapp of AnHonestHost. He’ll be talking about ways to gain and retain a customer base by offering services that improve their workflow.
We build companies so we have something of value. So, why are people upset when companies are acquired? It comes down to marketing and branding. Join Jason and Bridget as they discuss some recent acquisitions in and out of WordPress.
This week on WPblab we have Laura Coronado the Communications Specialist at WebDevStudios. Russell Aaron and Jason Tucker will be talking with Laura about some techniques for starting and maintaining an editorial calendar, plotting your posts and allowing yourself to be flexible in order to remain timely. If you or your staff haven’t created an editorial calendar yet now is your chance to get yourself educated on it, use the social link here to share this content with your coworkers and friends on social media.
Everyone knows DesktopServer. But it wasn’t magic. In this episode, Jason and Bridget are joined by Marc Benzakein. He’ll talk about how DesktopServer went from a development project to a common and popular workflow solution. Join in the live chat to ask questions.
In this episode, Jason and Bridget are joined by Marcy Massura, who has an extensive background in marketing, to say the least. We’re going to apply marketing principles from other industries to WordPress freelancers and agencies and give you all good reasons to use this neglected social network.
In this episode, Bridget and Jason are joined by Rick Solari. Bland branding is bad branding. Allow your personality to shine. Let’s chat about taking a different approach than the norm.
On this episode, Jason Tucker and Bridget Willard get sentimental and invite past guests to jump on and share what they’ve learned recently in WordPress. We’re all life-long learners. Come join in the fun in the chat and see more details in our Facebook Group.
WordPress is a diverse and inclusive community. So why do we have specialty Meetups? Do we need one? In this episode, Jason Tucker and Bridget Willard invite the founder of Women Who WP, Jen Miller to talk about this important subject. Jen Miller – the WPblab unofficial show producer! Started a specialty group…
You have a brand but how are you handling it? Maybe you are self-taught and have a few gaps. In this episode, Jason and Bridget are going to cover the basics of using Facebook for your business. Bring your questions in the live chat.
In this episode, Jason and Bridget get back to marketing basics. You have a WordPress site. So? How are you getting email subscribers? What types of strategies work and which WordPress plugins do the best job. Tune in this week to find out and join the live chat to chime in.
Tonight on WPblab, Jason Tucker and Bridget Willard speak with James Tryon about the pros and cons of fragmenting your brand. Should you keep all of your products together under a company umbrella or have separate identities? Let’s talk business goals and marketing tonight.
It’s easy to jump on trends, try to be extreme to get attention, but what price do you pay? Do you get eyes or alienate your audience? Join Jason and Bridget with Guest Amy Donohue this week on WPblab where they will discuss it. If you have some strong opinions, watch live and join in the chat. We’re all learning, right?
Ethics in marketing? Yes. Marketing needs ethics, too. After all, many people say “marketing” like it’s a four-letter word. Senior Staff Instructor at LinkedIn Learning, Morten Rand-Hendriksen joins us this week on WPblab
Amish-born artist Meg Delagrange has always approached social media in an unorthodox way. She’s now in a venture of Design and Marketing at Urban Southern. This week on our show we’ll talk about taking an alternative approach to marketing can sometimes be the best play. https://www.twitter.com/megdelagrange https://www.instagram.com/meg.delagrange/ https://www.instagram.com/urbansouthern/ https://www.urbansouthern.com/ Bridget: “To me, the people that…
This week’s guest Isaac Irvine, a personal branding expert, will talk to us about how we can balance the promotion of our employer’s brand (or clients) without neglecting our own.
Iteration is exciting and Jason and Bridget are definitely stoked about the new way you’ll interact with WordPress with Gutenberg. Let’s chat about marketing to clients and the WordPress Community, managing change and budgets.
“Just Create January.” Every day of this month in our Facebook group, we have an opportunity to be accountable, share, and even brainstorm with one another.
Some businesses take a break, others avoid celebrating any specific day. With our increasingly diverse and global economy, how do you handle marketing around the holidays?