- Kyle: New original music. Songwriting challenge.
- Adam: New month..all new things…new client. New “diet” .. very sugar. Non if possible. And tracking what i eat, how I fee. Oh.. and the “new site” is 98% done..gonna put out “call” for submissions today/tomorrow.
- Adam: WooCommerce / Coffee & Water(lots) / starting “new” either The Big Leap or The Artist’s Way, or Writing Down The Bones. Kyle picked The Big Leap
- Kyle: Cloudways hosting t-shirt, SiteGround hosting hat, AffiliateWP flip flops / coffee / Shape Up by Basecamp
- At what point does your life with WordPress become too much? What would you sacrifice, ( thinking of WCAsia, as I ask) ~ Jen
- Do you ever geek-out and think about watching Saturday morning cartoons? ~ Raquel Landefeld
Segment: Unordered Lists
- Winner: TIE!
- Kyle: Writing lots of songs.
- Adam: Dr Appt. Blood work. Bleh. not expecting great results to be honest diet has been meh. Lack of exercise. Etc.
- Frontity – raises 1M E capital from Automattic
- Kyle: WorkFront socks, Empowered by WordPress hoodie, North Stack hat/coffee / The Wastelands by Stephen King
- Adam WC AA/coffee // Good to Great .. really good and into it now.
- How do you make employees happy?
- When you get hungry, what’s your go-to snack? ~ Raquel Landefeld
Segment: Vague Rant Up
- Kyle: 4 of 7 chics getting named. “Chloe”, “Coco” “cheek-cheek” “Reggie White”
- Adam: Wife’s 2nd test came back less than 24hrs and negative. 🙂 // Painting crew in the house.. Super slow!
- Scott: Kids. Managing life. Arizona is still there!
- Scott’s plugin “Leave it at the Door for WooCommerce “
- Adam: WC Birmingham Hoodie, TextExpander T // Water // Good To Great
- Kyle: Siteground socks, Happy Camper Media Temple t-shirt / Lemon tinted home brewed IPA / The Wastelands by Stephen King
- Scott: Loop conf / Water / not reading.
- What suggestions do you have for balancing WordCamp attendance and/or organizing so that day to day client/biz life is maintained as an entrepreneur or employee? ~ Jen
- How many screen displays do you run? ~ Raquel Landefeld
Segment: “Bomb dot coms”
- SneakySelfie.com (already taken!)
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- Kyle: Chicken Coop
- Adam: school starting for boys, finally!. Taking courses: Keyboard Maestro New site/podcast coming together!! // henry rollins podcast… kcrw.. ( CA )
- How’s business at Sandhills w/Covid19
- Adam: WC Dayton / Vodka-Cranberry / Good to Great
- Kyle: WC Ann Arbor 2017 hoodie, Pantheon hat, Flight of the Conchords t-shirt, Mongo DB socks / Jose Cuervo / The Wastelands
- How do I find good contractors to work with? ~ Heather
- Just wanted to ask if you would be interested in getting external help with graphic design? We do all design work like banners, advertisements, photo edits, logos, flyers, etc. for a fixed monthly fee. We don’t charge for each task. What kind of work do you need on a regular basis? Let me know and I’ll share my portfolio with you. ~ Stephen M.
- Kyle: My toe hurts a lot.
- Adam: Ellen feeling much better. Same w/Avalon.
- WordPress 5.4
- Jeff Chandler launched WPMainline
- Adam: JetPack/coffee in Maui Mug / Stack of magazines for the project
- Kyle: Sandhills Development jacket, Nexcess hat, Host Duplex t-shirt/coffee / The Wastelands
- Did you ever get burnt out on the WP community and what did you do. Or, if you felt close to burning out… -Stephen
- What is the proper way to load your toilet paper roll into the receptacle? -Raquel Landefeld
Segment: Tagline, You're it
- Kyle: practicing guitar
- Adam: grocery bill up 27.2% – feeding 5, vs ~3.5. People. // take a course.. Flatironschool.com.
- WordCamps going online. San Antonio.. Kent.
- Adam: WC SD 2016 / coffee / Good to Great
- Kyle: Sandhills Brewing t-shirt, Work Front socks, WC Ann Arbor 2015 fleece/coffee / The Wastelands
- How do I review new plugins/themes and determine if they are a good, sustainable solution? ~ Heathe
- What do non-WP people think you do when you tell them you work in WordPress? ~ Michelle Frechette
- Personal Question
- Kyle: Trying to break out of the minor pentatonic scale.
- Adam: rested. Relaxed. Moved daughter…. Home. early.
- The call for speakers for WordCamp US 2020 (October 27-29) has been issued.
- mycamp.rocks has a growing directory of virtual WordPress meetups and conferences. If you are a meetup or conference organizer, please reach out to David Bisset and he'll add your event to the list.
- Adam: WC Dayton / Caffeine – Costa Rica – // Extreme Ownership
- Kyle: WC Miami t-shirt, Empowered by WordPress hoodie, / coffee / The Wastelands
Question 1: How can we survive and thrive while stuck at home with our families?
- Darknet Diaries
- The Daily (NY TIMES)
- Over The Road (Trucking in America)
Kyle’s Podcast Que:
- The Other Latif (Radiolab)
- Darryl “DMC” McDaniels on Broken Record
- Who Let the Dogs Out on 99% Invisible
- The 27 Club podcast
- Cautionary Tales podcast
- Darknet Diaries podcast
- Closing Time on Song Exploder
- Coldplay Tiny Desk on Youtube
- Jojo Rabbit
- Kick out the Windows by Parsonsfield
- Nicola Benedetti on Spotify
- Working from home tips on Kitchen Sink WP
- Work from home tips on Your Website Engineer
- Kyle: Holy crap, the hiring process is exhausting.
- Adam: We had snow. A credit of $6.52 to utility bill? // educated son this AM.. PJs to Work Meeting
- Tara: i hate cold calling. And I am sick of cold weather by now. Heading to Miami!
- No more “featured themes” on w.org
- WooCommerce licensing change
- Adam: WC Asheville 2018 / Coffee / some fiction! NEXUS by Ramez Naam
- Kyle: Sandhills Brewing t-shirt, Sandhills Development jacket, GoDaddy hat/ coffee / The Wastelands
- Tara: Nerd Network from Amy Masson and Design TLC fleece/ Coffee in HC Mug / Nothing – trying Name of The Rose and The Four Agreements
- I don't. Know if this will fit, but how does Tara search to find the “cold email” businesses? Are there tips on how to search?
- How do you keep WordPress and family/real life separate? ~ Michelle Frechette
- Personal questions
- Kyle: Talkity talk talk talk.
- Adam: Chiropractors do work. WC Santa Clarita
- Sara: I haven’t left my house since I got home from California on Tuesday.
- Pagely on Today Show
- Adam: Code is Poetry shirt / caffeine / Coders & Atomic Habits
- Kyle: Build Beyond Boundaries Bluehost t-shirt, Sandhills Development jacket / orange juice / Traction
- Sara: A parka / hot water / Meaningful Work by Shawn Askinosie
- What’s wrong with hourly billing? –Michael Maurer
- How do I generate good leads? – Heather S
Segment – Vague Rant Up
- Kyle: I need Valentine's Day ideas.
- Adam: Strange dream. Nic Cage. 🙂 // Half Marathon? Should I?
- Adam: WC Chicago 2016 / Caffination / Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink
Kyle: WCA2 2014 hat, WCA2 2015 t-shirt, WCA2 2017 hoodie / Orange juice / The Rule of Two
- How do you motivate remote employees? –Serena Dawn
- I provide mostly hourly & monthly maintenance services to clients who find me mostly by referral. I am looking to grow faster then referrals.. And thinking by way of acquisition/buying another business like mine.. what are some options to make that happen? How do I find out and see who wants to sell? How do I value that? -Jeremey C
Segment: Deletable History