101 episodes

If you want to hear from folks behind companies like HubSpot, Help Scout, Indie Hackers, startups.com, Castos, Jilt, Delicious Brains and Beaver Builder, you've come to the right place. Welcome to the WPMRR WordPress Podcast, a weekly show completely dedicated to bringing you the very best from the intersection of WordPress and monthly recurring revenue. Whether you're new to the WordPress community or a wily open-source veteran, join the founder and CEO of WP Buffs and The WPMRR Virtual Conference, Joe Howard, as he hosts a diverse crowd of the best and brightest WordPress minds around. Want to grow a plugin business to 300,000 active installs in 1.5 years? Listen to Bhanu's episode. Want to run a podcast that's driven 500,000,000 downloads? Bradley's episode is for you. Want to scale a design agency to $2M ARR while working less and spending more time with family? Tune into Jay's episode. And with guests like Chris Lema, Joost de Valk and Brian Krogsgard, you're guaranteed to get the inside scoop on the future of the WordPress economy itself. Every week comes new stories that are guaranteed to give you lightbulb moments in your journey of building your own WordPress business. Subscribe today and we'll be in your podcast player this upcoming Tuesday!

WPMRR WordPress Podcast Joe Howard

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 34 Ratings

If you want to hear from folks behind companies like HubSpot, Help Scout, Indie Hackers, startups.com, Castos, Jilt, Delicious Brains and Beaver Builder, you've come to the right place. Welcome to the WPMRR WordPress Podcast, a weekly show completely dedicated to bringing you the very best from the intersection of WordPress and monthly recurring revenue. Whether you're new to the WordPress community or a wily open-source veteran, join the founder and CEO of WP Buffs and The WPMRR Virtual Conference, Joe Howard, as he hosts a diverse crowd of the best and brightest WordPress minds around. Want to grow a plugin business to 300,000 active installs in 1.5 years? Listen to Bhanu's episode. Want to run a podcast that's driven 500,000,000 downloads? Bradley's episode is for you. Want to scale a design agency to $2M ARR while working less and spending more time with family? Tune into Jay's episode. And with guests like Chris Lema, Joost de Valk and Brian Krogsgard, you're guaranteed to get the inside scoop on the future of the WordPress economy itself. Every week comes new stories that are guaranteed to give you lightbulb moments in your journey of building your own WordPress business. Subscribe today and we'll be in your podcast player this upcoming Tuesday!

    E163 - Bringing Back Static Sites at a Massive Scale (Miriam Schwab, Strattic)

    E163 - Bringing Back Static Sites at a Massive Scale (Miriam Schwab, Strattic)

    In today’s episode, Joe talks to Miriam Schwab, the co-Founder and CEO of Strattic - an all-in-one static site generation and hosting platform that instantly optimizes WordPress by converting it to a static architecture. Content managers and marketers can continue to manage content in WordPress as usual, while developers get to bask in the glory (and enjoy the peace of mind) of a fully headless website.

    • 53 min
    E162 - Proudly Staying Small Regardless of Popular Growth Norms (Tara Claeys, DesignTLC)

    E162 - Proudly Staying Small Regardless of Popular Growth Norms (Tara Claeys, DesignTLC)

    In today’s episode, we bring back Joe’s chat with the Founder and Director of Design TLC, Tara Claeys. As a seasoned website designer and developer with a marketing background going back over 25 years, she provides custom website and graphic design services, with a focus on creating effective, customized, user-friendly communication platforms for small schools, camps, and nonprofits.

    • 41 min
    E161 – Successfully shifting from services to SaaS (Gary Gaspar, Marker.io)

    E161 – Successfully shifting from services to SaaS (Gary Gaspar, Marker.io)

    In today’s episode, Joe talks to Gary Gaspar, the co-founder and CEO of Marker.io - a platform that encourages a simple way to report bugs on live websites and collect client feedback along the way. This 6-member team with over 2M feedback reported and 1,500 plus customers, continue to make it easier for people to report live website issues in real time.

    • 57 min
    E160 – Taking Advantage of the Hot WordPress Acquisition Market (Iain Poulson & Alex Denning, FlipWP)

    E160 – Taking Advantage of the Hot WordPress Acquisition Market (Iain Poulson & Alex Denning, FlipWP)

    In today’s episode, Joe talks to Iain Poulson and Alex Denning of FlipWP, a private marketplace for buying and selling WordPress businesses. Buyers get vetted listings emailed directly to them, while sellers get access to quality buyers who understand their product and the opportunity they’re offering.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    E159 – Getting Her First 100 Subscription Customers via 5 Highly Productive Hours per Week (Lesley Sim, Newsletter Glue)

    E159 – Getting Her First 100 Subscription Customers via 5 Highly Productive Hours per Week (Lesley Sim, Newsletter Glue)

    In today’s episode, Joe talks to Lesley Sim of Newsletter Glue, a WordPress plugin designed to help businesses or anyone connect their email service to WordPress so they can publish newsletters the way they publish blog posts. The first step is to connect the email service, write the newsletter in the block editor, and then send it.

    • 55 min
    E158 – Writing Copy and Telling Stories that Convert (Todd Jones, Copyflight)

    E158 – Writing Copy and Telling Stories that Convert (Todd Jones, Copyflight)

    In today’s episode, Joe talks to Copyflight’s Todd Jones, a digital storyteller helping purpose-driven B2B entrepreneurs leverage storytelling to captivate their target market. His team helps businesses identify and develop their story, so that they can communicate more efficiently to their ideal client.

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

Entrepreneur1120 ,

Great guests, fun conversations, useful tips

I’m always learning something new from WPMRR, and I appreciate the diverse topics and voices Joe has on the show. The podcast isn’t just about WordPress! Whether you’re an entrepreneur, digital marketer, or developer, you’ll come away with some cool insights after each episode.

Kimcoleman83 ,

Excellent podcast for anyone considering or running a subscription-model business

This podcast highlights the journey of many successful people who have adopted a subscription model for their business. You will learn from their mistakes and gain insight into the key factors that make memberships such an attractive model.

Joe and their hosts do an excellent job at pulling important details out of their guests so the listener can gain actionable value. This is a ‘must add’ to your podcast-listening rotation.

janmau98 ,

One of the best podcasts on the internet for Wordpress entrepreneurs.

One of the best podcasts on the internet for Wordpress entrepreneurs.

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