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Updates + My favorite episode ever
Been a while right?!
I’m back with an update to what’s going on with Matt Report, and a potential new direction I’ll be taking the content through the new year. While I love all of the deep conversations I’ve had about WordPress, the new home for that is The WP Minute.
That’s where I’ve been focusing all of my WP energy these days, with lots more fun stuff to come.
I also wanted to take an opportunity to share one of my favorite episodes ever, with Jose Caballer. It’s over a decade old but it’s SO worth listening to again. While some of the websites and links he’s mentioning no longer exist, the content of providing great web services is still very relevant in today’s world.
I hope you enjoy it (again) and thank you for being a loyal listener of the show!
Before heading to WordCamp...
Heading to a major WordCamp event can be an overwhelming experience for the brand new 'camper.
Having hundred if not thousands of WordPress-loving peers under one roof might have you stuck in your tracks, no pun intended. How do you meet new people? How do you get noticed? How do you recharge if you're an introvert?
Thanks to Gina, we'll learn about all of that and more! If you enjoy today's episode, please share it on social media, especially if you're headed to WordCamp US 2022 this week!
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WordPress accessibility in a page builder world
Web accessibility was something I was afraid to discuss with clients, when I ran my agency.
I didn't know much about it, where to begin, or how much time it would it take to implement the various practices. That fear steered me away from presenting it as part of a web design project.
I'm not in the agency space anymore, but I know there's some of you out there faced with the same dilemma. Lucky for us, folks like Anne Bovelett advocate for both sides of the cause.
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WordPress as a career: Freelancing to Automattic
I forget that some WordPress users, even freelancers, don't realize the sheer size of WordPress.
From billion dollar hosting companies, to boutique agencies, WordPress is quite vast. It took Yaw a few years to even realize that Automattic, the commercial entity behind WordPress, even existed!
We'll explore his story today, starting out as a freelancer and now working for VIP at Automattic.
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ServerPress closing: Reflecting on 12 years of business
Marc Benzakein shares a retrospective on running ServerPress for a decade in the WordPress space.
We unpack the history on discovering the beloved software development tool and partnering with Steve Carnam, alongside Gregg Franklin.
What makes this WordPress business so challenging from others? What held back some of the development and getting ahead of the market? The answer might surprise you!
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Must Listen WP Business Podcast
This is one of the few podcasts where I listen to every episode when it comes out. Matt asks thoughtful questions and really ads to the conversation with his years of experience in the WordPress business community. His guests are fantastic.
Talks like one of us
Matt talks about Wordpress, podcasting, small business, and so much more. Listening to this podcast is like listening to one of your knowledgeable buddies talk about the things you think are important or that he thinks you should be thinking about. I always make a few notes in things I need to do further research on. Matt gives me good ideas and insights!
Not just about WordPress
Matt's knowledge of business and WordPress combine to be an excellent podcast.