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Episode #43 – Lisa Sabin-Wilson from WebDev Studios

Lisa Sabin-Wilson

In this episode of the podcast our special guest is Lisa Sabin-Wilson from WebDev Studios. Lisa shares the key strategies that have helped her take the leap from freelancer to partner of one of the best WordPress agencies on the planet. Scared of speaking at events or the workload of writing a book? Check out this interview and learn how Lisa used these tactics to elevate herself.

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Episode #42 – Natalie MacLees from Purple Pen Productions

Natalie MacLees

In this episode, Natalie MacLees helps us get unstuck, overcome writer’s block and tells us why it’s important to give back to the community – not just the WordPress community but the community at large. Natalie also walks us through her experience of writing a book and having it published and why it’s a great positioning exercise.

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Episode #41 – Host Swap with Matt Medeiros

Jason Cohen

In this episode we have a very special guest host: Matt Medeiros from The Matt Report. We also have a very special guest in Jason Cohen from WP Engine. Jason shares his journey and strategies for success as a WordPress entrepreneur along with some great advice for freelancers and consultants.

Check out my interview with Japh from X-team on the Matt Report here.

This episode is brought to you by Video User Manuals – the only way to teach your clients how to use WordPress.

 

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Episode #40 – Elliot Condon from Advanced Custom Fields

Elliot Condon

This is our very first live-recording of the WP Elevation podcast – possibly the first ever live recording of any WordPress podcast! We feature Melbourne boy Elliot Condon from ACF. He talks about how the business came about and includes some gold nugget tips along the way. Tune in to find out why this inspiring guy prefers the ‘journey’ to the ‘destination’…

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Episode #37 – WP Think Tank #2

Thinktank #2

WP Think Tank #2 is the second instalment in this panel discussion about the future of WordPress. This episode includes panellists Matt Medeiros from the Matt Report, Alex King from Crowd Favorite, Lisa Sabin-Wilson from WebDev Studios and author of WordPress for Dummies, Brian Clark from Copyblogger, Tom Willmot from Human Made, Miriam Schwab from Illuminea and Cory Miller from iThemes. Get out your pop-corn and settle in for the show!

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Episode #36 – Peter Freeman from Woof Media

Peter Freeman

How do you build a successful WordPress consulting business in a regional town with only 15,000 people? How you do this and still position yourself as the premium option so you don’t have to compete on price?  Build a team and processes to keep everyone moving in the same direction. Peter Freeman from Woof Media tells all in this episode of the WP Elevation podcast.

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Episode #35 – Jennifer Bourn from Bourn Creative

Jennifer Bourn

In this episode of the podcast, Jennifer Bourn teaches us everything she has learned over the last nine years of servicing small businesses and why constant communication and active project management has been the key to success. Bourn Creative raise their rates every six months and seem be getting busier and busier. Listen to the interview to learn how they do it.

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Episode #34 – Thomas Griffin

Thomas Griffin

In this episode of the WP Elevation podcast Thomas Griffin, the man behind Soliloquy Slider and Optin Monster shares with us how important networking is, whether you are a consultant selling website services or a WordPress product company. The success of his WordPress plugins has largely been due to the fact that some of his earliest customers were well-connected influencers like Jared Atchison, Bill Erickson and Syed Balkhi. It was his network that also got him consulting work in the early days for companies such as Wendy’s and HBO.

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