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How and why to Niche down in Podcasting

How and why to Niche down in Podcasting

How and why to Niche down in Podcasting; by finding a topic that you're passionate about and that you can talk about for hours. Find a niche within that topic that you can focus on, and become the go-to expert on that niche. Build an audience of people who are...

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Are you thinking of pivoting?

Are you thinking of pivoting?

Here is what you need to know about pivoting in our little world of tech.  It is my view, if your business is already a great idea and its working to the degree that it's washing it's face - adjust, don't Pivot! Think about why you want to pivot - or, reinvent...

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Another WordCamp Postponed – F*** Covid!

Another WordCamp Postponed – F*** Covid!

Having seen the WP Y'all with them saying the WordCamp is postponed until April or May 2022 a post by Ryan Marks It saddened me because, we all love WordCamps in the WordPress community or, you know, I say a lot. There are 3000 people that I attended Bernie in Berlin...

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A personal (Public) note to Paul Lacey

A personal (Public) note to Paul Lacey

Paul, I listened intently to your WP Minute Podcast I am saddened by your step back from the community, I am betting it won't be long before we see you again. Take a rest, take some heart in what you have achieved and know that your friends will be waiting in the...

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Building on WordPress – Then and now

Building on WordPress – Then and now

Making, Acquiring, selling and developing new products.... A little over 6 years ago, I along with others, started Elegant Marketplace - a solution for Third Party Vendors of Divi Products (Themes, Layouts, Extensions and plugins) to sell their wares, easily, with...

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Bertha AI – WordPress Content Creation Assistant

Bertha AI – WordPress Content Creation Assistant

We are proud to announce the official launch of our latest WordPress plugin, Bertha.ai .Bertha is a content creation assistant for bloggers and publishers. she helps you create great content every time. We know how hard it is to come up with something to write about...

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Yoast acquired by New Fold Digital

Yoast acquired by New Fold Digital

As big news as this is – it is no real surprise. All in One SEO was acquired a while back by the power house that is Syad Balkhi and we all know what happened there – AIO changed, it became more aggressive in its marketing, it had an on boarding wizard that encouraged premium uptake and it took out a few things that you can only now do in Premium.

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Wix V WordPress

Wix V WordPress

Wix V WordPressI'm probably not going to make any friends with this post - however we all need to wake up to the fact that other solutions around building websites exist. Did Wix do the right thing? - probably not but, it may just get us thinking together to make...

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The Power of Connection

The Power of Connection

The Power of ConnectionName drops form a necessary part of this post 😉 Leading up to the Atarim WP Agency Summit, I thought I would remind people of the power of connection. As the founder of Elegant Marketplace I was lucky enough to be featured on Podcasts, Blog...

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Why Free in the Web World is NOT a good thing

Why Free in the Web World is NOT a good thing

Why Free in the Web World is NOT a good thingMost discussions (Negotiations) on web services from clients are – "But WordPress is free and so are most plugins so, why is this costing so much?" It is almost an endless conversation we web developers have with our...

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Why I am not gonna miss the Summit

Why I am not gonna miss the Summit

Why I am not gonna miss this SummitThe 20's and now into the 21's have sent challenges to everyone - especially meetups, WordCamps and social gatherings. As people people, we miss each other. As a community, WordPress is large to say the least. We meet online in...

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Why I am hitting the pause button

Why I am hitting the pause button

Why I am hitting the pause buttonOver the past year or so, we have been involved in some great work. The sale of Elegant Marketplace, the sale of Page Builder Cloud and Layouts Cloud, negotiating a deal on a new (nearly 3,000 Sq ft) restaurant and dealing with the day...

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Clubhouse – the new kid on the block

Clubhouse – the new kid on the block

For a good few years now, we have had the ‘Benefit’ of Social Media. I put it inverted comma’s around Benefit for a good reason. In recent times, we have seen anger, attrition, even some say sedition being openly encouraged on Facebook, Twitter, and Parler.

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