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.

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Show Notes

Some of the highlights of this episode include:

  • Matt attempting an Australian “G'day”
  • Delegate – especially the stuff you don't enjoy
  • Creating great careers for employees is as equally important as financial success
  • Why premium managed WP hosts are the “means” and not the “ends”

Elevation Round Answers

Here are Jason's answers to the questions in our Elevation round. Watch the interview to get the full scoop.

  1. Raise your prices
  2. Consultants are the best channel to new customers
  3. Act like you are 10X more expensive
  4. Honesty increases conversions (“Boutique”)
  5. LanternCRM
  6. Ask
  7. Know why you are unique and good

Reach Out

You can reach out and thank Jason on @asmartbear or 

Suggested Guest

No suggestions this week – but that's ok, we've got plenty of awesome guests lined up!

Competition Hint

Hint: to enter the competition, leave a comment below and tell us the number one thing you want to delegate – and you could win a free Skype coaching call with Troy!


I am co-founder of WP Elevation and Video User Manuals. The reason I get out of bed every day is because I love helping WordPress consultants build a successful business. I do this through webinars, coaching, speaking, consulting and heading up the awesome community at WP Elevation.