Full Time WordPress
When pursuing a career with code, there are a many options for all the things, leading to decisions you have to make. Including what code languages you will learn, how deeply you’ll learn them, how you will use them, and what applications you will use. One of these decisions is whether to go down a […]
Public Speaking: Nervous Wreck to Slightly Less Nervous Wreck
Public Speaking. These 2 words put together can either cause your hair to straighten, and palms sweat OR you shrug it off with confidence. I have yet to meet someone who is indifferent to public speaking, love it or hate it. This is my story of going from someone who could not muster the courage […]
Where I Started My DevRel Journey
When I started hearing about #DevRel I was intrigued. The opportunity to be able to not be in sales, but also the opportunity to use cool tech and teach others how to use cool tech. This is up my ally 100%. It was about this time I was being asked by my friend Tessa if […]
Headless without Headless Mode? Don’t be crazy.
I have been talking about building headless sites since 2014, my first WordCamp talk was about Angular, and using it to build a headless “theme” Headless in 2021 The landscape of building headless WordPress websites has shifted. Shifted isn’t not strong enough of a word. The Headless WordPress community has boomed, and so has the […]
Why I still love Pantheon
I’ve never been shy to show my love for Pantheon, when I first met Josh K. at WordCamp San Francisco 2014 and we started talking about Headless CMS’s, I was open to hearing about his hosting company. I’ll admit, at first I didn’t see the need and thought it was way over my skills / […]
Developers & Users: Technology’s Most Important Symbiotic Relationship
Hi, my name is Roy and I am one of the many developers you may see online discussing code. Right now I am writing this article on a CMS (Content Management System) called WordPress. You probably heard of it, it powers give or take 30% of the Internet, and that number keeps on climbing. However, […]
How to create headless apps & awesome things with Gutenberg
Why do I need to pay for maintenance of my business website?
A lot of small business owners think that building a business website is the end of our story together. However the Internet is not the field of dreams, and software is constantly evolving. So we get the question a lot when offering our small business bundle to a new client, Why do we even need […]
Is it good to build your business website in phases?
When you are looking to hire a a consultant to build you a WordPress business website, you may get suggested to build the site in “phases”. Is this a real thing? Or is this just a trick for a consultant to do less work for the same amount of money? Building in Phases is Good […]
What are the best WordPress plugins for your small business?
WordPress is an open source platform that powers (according to :.com) over 50% of the entire Internet, and 37% of of the top 10,000 websites. That is a lot of WordPress, but don’t let that dismay you from using it. There is a reason so many businesses choose to use WordPress, and it may be […]
How to best advertise your WordPress business website
Running a business means you need leads and customers. That is how your business makes money, turns a profit, and pays your bills. Now that you have a business website, how do you get those people to call, visit, or contact you? Advertising is a great way to get people in the door and to […]
Why WordPress is right for your Small Business Website
Today there are many options when you need a new or redesigned small business website from SquareSpace to WIX, WordPress isn’t the only easy to manage website tool anymore. However, it is still the best option for many reasons, so lets look at why your small business should be using WordPress. You want to own your […]
Top 5 myths debunked about investing in a business website
There are many, many reasons why you should have a business website. Yet no matter how long we’ve been doing this, we get the same responses from business owners left and right apposing just having a great website for their business. We don’t completely understand why a business wouldn’t want a website, or why a […]
Why is having a Scope of Work so important?
When you are a freelancer or consultant building anything form WordPress themes to enterprise applications, a Scope of Work (SOW) is going to be your best friend in order to keep “scope creep” to a minimum. What is a Scope of Work? First lets start with the basics, what is a scope of work? A Scope […]
How to make money with WordPress in 2018
2018 is around the corner, and as everyone reflects on 2017, you may be wondering how you can increase profits of your own business, or maybe start a new one revolving around WordPress technology. However, have you ever thought about the WordPress economy? Is it still a thing? WordPress is Old If WordPress was a […]