Podcast E007: Building Knowledge by Building Community

February 20, 2017
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In the news:

  • No news.. light week!

Whatcya wearing/drinking

  • Kyle – Everything! Nascar of WordPress swag!
  • Adam- nothing ! — well…  nothing WP related.  Water – again WPEngine

Questions

  1. How do you find your first clients for a new freelance web dev enterprise?  @evan
  2. How helpful have WordPress Meetups and WordCamps been to you? What’s the biggest benefit?
  3. How does one become friends with super cool podcast hosts like yourself?

Podcast E006: Predictions & Determination

February 13, 2017
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In the news

  • Our Predictions for WordPress in 2017
  • Swag for submitting questions

Whatcha wearing/drinking

  • Kyle – WC North East Ohio t-shirt  and a  hoodie “Empowered by WordPress”
  • Adam- WC Chicago hoodie + Woo “SHIP IT” shirt, drinking water from WP Engine pint glass

Questions

  1. What took so long? (referring to us starting this podcast) – asked by John Parkinson @jwparkinson
  2. Can WordPress maintain market dominance? What are the biggest threats? – asked by Eric Amundson @sewmyheadon
  3. How do you determine your first pricing structure as a freelancer? – asked by Megan Morsie @megabyterose

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Podcast E005: Building Confidence

February 6, 2017
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In the News

Whatcya wearing/drinking

  • Kyle: Pantheon T-Shirt & Siteground socks and drinking warm water in GoDaddy Cup
  • Adam: Woo Ninja T-Shirt & water in a pickle jar.

Questions

  1. Ways to build confidence in development abilities
  2. Client not responding to emails
  3. Working from home – does clutter cause distraction?

Podcast E004: Making daily strides

January 30, 2017
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News:

  • Wrapping things up for end of 2016, prepping for a great 2017!

Whatcya wearing/drinking:

  • Kyle: Media Temple T-Shirt, Limited Edition WC North Canton Hoodie, drinking water from a GoDaddy mug with tea brewing to be put into a WC Ann Arbor mug.
  • Adam: Wearing beanie from WPEngine, Hoodie from WC Chicago 2016 & drinking Costa Rican coffee from our Costa Rica vacation!

Questions:

  1. Charging for Beta testers?
  2. What are the standard, must always use plugins for every site?
  3. How can I get over my hangups with working on my own site?

Podcast E003: Keeping focus

January 23, 2017
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News:

  • WCUS Highlights & Recap

Questions:

  1. Selling a domain?
  2. Any advice for how to keep yourself energized and charged when you find yourself stuck and demotivated?
  3. How to maintain my independence and still pay the bills?

 

Podcast E002: Pushing through change

January 16, 2017
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Whatcha wearing/drinking

  • Kyle: special edition WordCamp Chicago 2016 Hoodie. Media Temple shirt.
  • Adam: WC Ann Arbor 2014 Pullover & WooCommerce Ninja shirt.

What we are working on.

  • Kyle: New plugins in development.
  • Adam: Delivered 2 client sites – 1 on spec!

Questions:

  1. What shifts have you seen in the community and the conversations surrounding WordPress since you got involved yourselves?
  2. How do I deal with the struggle of the isolation associated with being a freelancer and working from home?
  3. How do you find qualified leads to help build your portfolio when you’re new to freelance web development?

 

Podcast E001: It's all about the people

January 9, 2017
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In the news:

  1. WordCamp US 2017 – 2018 Location

This week we answer the following questions:

  1. Client Abandonment
  2. Collaboration with friends
  3. Networking events

 

Podcast E000: Ready, set…GO!

January 2, 2017
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Welcome to the show!  In this short episode, we discuss the who, what and why it exists!

Lets do this!