WPblab has evolved over time from a question and answer show to a WordPress-focused social media marketing show. 124 episodes since 10/05/2015
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.
You built a successful company and your reputation is bar none. But how do you transition that branding online? In this episode Jason and Bridget will give some good examples and take your live questions via chat.
In this episode, Jason and Bridget will talk about having that objective eye and how her own site has evolved since 2015.
How many times have you created a landing page for a client yet neglected a featured image? Sometimes we forget that those pages also need unique images for social sharing.
In this episode, Jason and Bridget chat with Michelle Schulp from MarkTimeMedia.com about how branding can make or break your business.
We brought Jen Miller from behind the scenes to talk about the interesting developments in journalism and how WordPress is involved. Join us in the live chat to ask questions. You’re sure to learn a lot tonight.
CTAs. Marketers and their acronyms, right? It’s frustrating and confusing. So you know you need a call to action but where and how many? Is there such a thing as too many CTAs? In this episode, Jason and Bridget are joined by long-time marketer Robert Nissenbaum from Tactical Social Media. He’ll give us some insight into the call to action conversation. Watch live so you can comment.
“This was one of the most controversial and acrimonious we have had in a long time, maybe ever if you’re new to WordPress.”
WPblab 118 – Goldilocks and The Three Holidays – How to Market your WordPress Business during Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Giving Tuesday
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?
You wrote something. Now what? You can automate. You can schedule. What works best? How do you start? In this episode, Jason and Bridget will give their tips and tricks to help get you going.
In this episode, Jason Tucker and Bridget Willard, along with you in the chat room, will reminisce on the show, the community, technology, and even their own careers. We’d love to have you join in.
This week Bridget Willard and Jen Miller speak with Adam Silver, Lead Organizer of #WCLAX on Creating Community at WordCamp
In this episode, Jason and Bridget are joined by Josh Pollock. We’ll discuss the pros and cons of co-branding your WordPress products.
In this episode, Jennifer Bourn, lead organizer of WordCamp Sacramento (among other things), will discuss encouraging public speaking from the meetup to the camp and beyond.
This week on WPblab we speak with Andy Lara on how he build an in-person community online for the Vox Podcast with Mike Erre
This week on WPblab Bridget and Jason explore Twitter demographics and how you can use them for your WordPress business.
Christie Chirinos email marketing as an intelligent combination of transactional emails & direct emails in part with a multi channel promotion strategy that exists as a part of a larger marketing strategy that also takes the other 3 P’s into account… also FTW
This week on WPblab we’ll be discussing mailing list opt-ins for your ecommerce website with Scott Bollinger
In web design, brand creation, and even creative, the psychology of color matters. In this episode of WPblab, Designer and Developer Meagan Hanes will talk us through some of the considerations on how color affects us — as consumers.
This week Jason Tucker is joined by Verious Smith to discuss how you can market your Meetup.com group using WordPress.
This week on WPblab we talk with Eric Tracz & Brad Bihun of PeepSo about how you can build a social network on your existing WordPress website. Why do we need a social network on WordPress? We all live in our own little niche communities – we can translate that into online communities – with…
This week on WPblab Bridget and Jason discuss taking on volunteers for a nonprofit and how to keep them interested in working as a volunteer webmaster for your WordPress website. Inspired by Should You Work with a Volunteer? Jason works for a nonprofit and Bridget works with nonprofit businesses With volunteers, you need to give…
This week on WPblab we’ll be discussing how to market your WordPress niche with Twitter Chats.
This week on WPblab Bridget Willard and Jason Tucker share some tips and tricks for effective social media campaigns for your nonprofit’s events.
This week on WPblab Bridget Willard and Jason Tucker will be discussing the ways in which you can manage social media using 3rd party tools to help you the WordPress freelancer spend less time doing more.
This week on WPblab Bridget Willard and Jason Tucker will be speaking with friend of the show Russell Aaron about what should you do after making a WordPress plugin.
This week on WPblab we’re talking with Sherie & Cheryl LaPrade about using Twitter to market your WordPress side hustle. If you run your own business and you are looking for ways to market it, this show will be perfect for you. Also on: Twitter icon
This week on WPblab we’re at a new time 7-8pm Pacific and will be talking with David Blackmon about his Divi Chat podcast and how he used his show to build community around Divi page builder and Elegant Themes.
This week on WPblab we’ll be speaking with WPShout about learning to do WordPress development. If you are looking to be a WordPress developer this should be the perfect episode for you.
WPblab EP66 – Marketing Yourself by Live Tweeting at WordCamp
This week on WPblab we’ll be speaking with Nathan Porter on how you can use WordPress effectively to market your nonprofit. Nathan is CEO wannapixel and cofounder of ukuupeople.
This week on WPblab we’ll be talking with Roy Sivan about the best thing to help you level up your WordPress career.
This week on WPblab we’ll be talking with Surgeon Dr Andy Fragen about how he builds WordPress plugins as a hobby.
On this episode of WPblab we speak with Cemal Tashan about Social Media Marketing for Seniors.
This week on WPblab we’ll be joined by Adam Silver to how you can use public speaking to build your WordPress Freelancing business.
Marketing Your WordPress Business on Instagram w/ Verious Smith III
This week on WPblab we’ll be speaking with fellow podcaster Roy Sivan of The WP Crowd & WPLife. Check out The WP Crowd The WP Crowd – YouTube The WP Crowd|A WordPress Community – Website Watch WPLife WordPress Life #WPLIFE wplife Archive Twitter Jason Tucker ? (@jasontucker) Roy Sivan (@royboy789) Notes Formats Audio only Video only…
Building Your WordPress Business Relationships Locally – Ross Gile. Ross is owner of DigiCal a web development company in Whittier California. Ross is very involved in his City Council and Chamber of Commerce, we want to explore what the benefits are with connecting with local groups and how it as helped his business. http://twitter.com/jasontucker http://twitter.com/youtoocanbeguru…
This week on WPblab Jen Miller of needsomeonetoblog.com will be discussing how to get started with effectively starting a blog for your business.
This week on WPblab Carol Stephen will be joining us to discuss how you can expand your WordPress business on Pinterest.
This week on WPblab we’re joined by Robert Nissenbaum consultant & speaker at Tactical Social Media to discuss how you can create visibility and authority through social media. The Power Of A Single Comment – Why You Need To Engage More Social Networking: How I Generate Leads Without Content Social + Media = Success –…
This week on the WPblab we’re going to have our community on the show to talk about and recap the events that occurred at WordCamp US.
This week on WPblab we’ll be talking with Russell Aaron about the good and bad of building your WordPress website using only info you find from google searches. https://russellenvy.com/google-built-my-website/ How to google for answers for WordPress questions Googling will get you a lot of different answers, but the benefit is that you’ll learn many ways…
This week on WPblab we’re talking with James Tryon of Wapuus who provides a Field Guide and Trading Post for Wapuus which can be found at http://wapu.us.
This week we speak with Marc Benzakein and Gregg Franklin of ServerPress the makers of DesktopServer about why you should develop your WordPress powered website locally using DesktopServer. Show airs November 3 at 7:30pm PT / 10:30 ET / 2am UTC
This week on WPblab we’ll be discussing how you can customize the WordPress Media Library to work better for you and for your clients. The show starts at 7:30pm Pacific.
This week Bridget Willard and Jason Tucker will be talking with Scott Buscemi of Luminary about how you can start selling products using a WordPress ecommerce plugin.
This week on WPblab we’ll be talking with Natalie MacLees and Alex Vasquez of websiteweekend.la a non-profit hackathon that pairs digital creatives with local non-profits.
This week on WPblab we’ll be speaking with Kitty Lusby about blogging for your target demographic with WordPress. Documenting the WP Culture: Introducing Jason Tucker – kittylusby.com WordPress, Podcasts, & Community: Introducing Adam Silver – kittylusby.com The Evolution of Online Teaching: Introducing Kim Shivler – kittylusby.com Las Vegas Bloggers – meetup.com How To Stop Getting Hit…
This week on WPblab Bridget Willard and Jason Tucker will be discussing how you can level up your content with podcasting.
This week on WPblab Bridget Willard and Jason Tucker will be speaking with Krystle Herbrandson of Sucuri Security. If you are dealing with hackers, hacking or securing your WordPress website you should watch this episode.
This week on WPblab we’ll be discussing attending a WordCamp as a sponsor, speaker or an organizer. Join us!
On this episode we’ll be joined by @bamadesigner Rachel Carden. She’s Senior Software Engineer for Disney Interactive, Founder/Organizer of WP Campus and wA11y which is a new initiative to contribute to web accessibility by providing information, education, resources, and tools. we’ll be talking with her about accessibility concerns you should have about your website and…
On this week’s live broadcast Bridget Willard and Jason Tucker discussed how to find your voice for blogging.
Jason Tucker, Bridget Willard, and James Tryon discuss social media tips for #WordPress website owners
This is a replay of the live broadcast with Jason Tucker, Russell Aaron, Bridget Willard, and alex vasquez
This is a replay of the live broadcast with Jason Tucker, Bridget Willard, Kevin Hoffman, Verious Smith III, and Adam Thomson
This is a replay of the live broadcast with Jason Tucker, Bridget Willard, Adam Silver, David Margowsky, and Made Better Studio
This week on WPblab, Bridget Willard & Jason Tucker speak with Jon Brown about his life as a nomad, being the remote boss and working with remote workers.
This is a replay of the live broadcast with Jason Tucker, John Locke, Bridget Willard, and William Bay WordPress Sherpa – Pixel Perfect WordPress. moz.com Google Analytics Google Search Console Open Site Explorer:Link Research & Backlink Checker|Moz Ahrefs SEO Tools:Backlink Checker & SEO Report Google Analytics by MonsterInsights moz.com Yoast – Focus on lont tail…
This is a replay of the live broadcast with Jason Tucker, Bridget Willard, Robert Dall, and Russell Aaron My name is Bridget Willard.-You Too Can Be A Guru WordCamp Central Women Who WP-Blog WordCamp Central|WordCamp is a conference that focuses on everything WordPress. WordCamp Vancouver 2016|August 27, 2016 in Vancouver, BC WordCamp Orange County 2014…
This week on WPblab we’re going to be talking about WordPress backup solutions. From hosted ones to plugins we’ll be discussing them all. Come by and learn something or if you know of a solution join our discussion.
This week on WPblab Bridget Willard & Jason Tucker speak with Sé Reed of Sé Reed Media about how small businesses can use WordPress.
This week on WPblab we’re going to be doing a collaborative show with Jeffrey Bradbury of TeacherCast discussing WordPress in the education space.
On this episode of WPblab we chat with a local nonprofit group Women Who WP about their group, why they started it and what they see coming in the future for the group. Participants this week: Jen Miller – needsomeonetoblog.com Elizabeth Shilling – orcawebperformance.com Brianna Privett – technosiren.com Robert Dall – robertdall.com Hosts: Jason Tucker…
This is a replay of the live broadcast with Jason Tucker, Bridget Willard, Roy Sivan, Kevin Hoffman, Verious Smith III, and Adam Thomson Page Builders Discussed Beaver Builder Visual Composer Divi Headway ACF Flexible Content Fields
This is a replay of the live broadcast with Jason Tucker, Bridget Willard, Jonathan Denwood, and Jacob Arriola
This is a replay of the live broadcast with Jason Tucker, Bridget Willard, and Jen Miller
This is a replay of the live broadcast with Jason Tucker, Jen Miller, Russell Aaron, and Bridget Willard
This is a replay of the live broadcast with Jason Tucker, Bridget Willard, Roy Sivan, and Adam Silver
This week on WPblab Jason Tucker, Bridget Willard speak with James Laws and Josh Pollock about their WordPress Form Plugins. They share a brief history about each and compare and contrast on the features each provides. We spend some time discussing the other players in this space and breakdown the pricing models and what lead them to go with the fremium model (Free core plugin, paid addons).
This is a replay of the live broadcast with Jason Tucker, Bridget Willard, Russell Aaron, Adam Silver, and Made Better Studio Meetups Arizona WordPress Group – meetup.com The Las Vegas WordPress Meetup Group – meetup.com OC WordPress Group – meetup.com WordPress.TV WordPress.tv | Engage Yourself with WordPress.tv Jason Tucker | Speakers | WordPress.tv Russell Aaron…
This is a replay of the live broadcast with Jason Tucker, Bridget Willard, Jen Miller, and Colin Porter Boost Up Your Visual Storytelling with Instagram Feed – WordImpress Ingot: WordPress A/B Testing Nugget by Ingot: Easy, automated and native A/B testing for everyone — WordPress Plugins SiteGround: Quality-Crafted Hosting Services WordPress Hosting, Perfected. WP Engine®…
This is a replay of the live broadcast with Jason Tucker, Bridget Willard, and Cemal Tashan
This is a replay of the live broadcast with Jason Tucker, Matt Cromwell, Dawn E. Carter, Adam Silver, and Bridget Willard
This is a replay of the live broadcast with Jason Tucker, Jacob Arriola, Bridget Willard, and Raz
This is a replay of the live broadcast with Jason Tucker, Robyn Wright, and Bridget Willard
This is a replay of the live broadcast with Jason Tucker, Bridget Willard, and gregdyer
This is a replay of the live broadcast with Jason Tucker, Matt Cromwell, Roy Sivan, Bridget Willard, and Devin Walker
This is a replay of the live broadcast with Jason Tucker, Jonathan Denwood, Robyn Wright, Dinodemetro, Jacob Arriola, Bridget Willard, Clint – Olympia SEO, Bob Malloy, and Raz
This is a replay of the live broadcast with Jason Tucker, Jonathan Denwood, Jacob Arriola, and Bridget Willard
This is a replay of the live broadcast with Jason Tucker, Russell Aaron, Adam Silver, Jonathan Denwood, and Bridget Willard
This is a replay of the live broadcast with Jason Tucker, Driving Maul, Russell Aaron, Roy Sivan, Adam Silver, Kevin Hoffman, Bridget Willard, and Josh Pollock
This is a replay of the live broadcast with Jason Tucker, ©sirleaf™®, Roy Sivan, KitchensinkWP, Kevin Hoffman, Bridget Willard, and gregdyer
This is a replay of the live broadcast with Jason Tucker, KitchensinkWP, and Bridget Willard
This week on WPblab we talked about social sharing plugins, hiring a web developer and what to ask when doing so and Jason and Bridget’s favorite plugins
This week on WPblab we talked about WordCamps, our WordPress origin stories, page builders, SMMOC, gravatars and tips for attending a WordCamp and Meetups.
This is a replay of the live broadcast with Jason Tucker, Kevin Hoffman, Verious B. Smith III, Bridget Willard, gregdyer, and Austin Iuliano https://www.wpwatercooler.com/click/beaverbuilder/ https://business.pinterest.com/en/rich-pins https://yoast.com/rel-canonical/ http://www.learndash.com/ http://chrislema.com/elearning-on-wordpress-wp-courseware-learndash/ https://www.wpwatercooler.com/click/dynamik https://blogvault.net/ https://wordpress.org/plugins/duplicator/ https://wistia.com https://www.wpwatercooler.com/click/wpengine https://www.siteground.com/tutorials/wordpress/transfer-wordpress/ https://www.wpwatercooler.com/recommendations https://wordpress.org/plugins/wistia-wordpress-oembed-plugin/
We asked people on Twitter to submit their questions using the hashtag #AskWPBlab What are the most effective SEO WordPress plugins? Are there plans to integrate better security measures in WP core? For example, not allowing ‘admin’ as a username? What’s your weekly maintenance routine look like for your sites? Beyond backup and run updates,…
This is a replay of the live broadcast with Jason Tucker, JennyWrites, Bridget Willard, and Devin Walker
WPblab’s Bridget Willard, Jason Tucker talk with Tracee Loftus and Jonathan Denwood about WordPress related topics
This week Bridget and Jason talk Adsense, Blogging, Fast Hosting, CDN, Accessibility and more!
WordPress Essentials episode of WPwatercooler SMMOC Chris Lema Sé Reed Media How to use Child Themes in WordPress Commerce.io – text based ecommerce Commerce.io – example WordPress Podcast Themes Kindrid – Text to Give Give – WordPress Giving Plugin Caldera Forms What plugin is best for Podcasting? PowerPress Jason’s talk on Podcasting 101 WP Dating…