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The WP Elevation Podcast
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Successful entrepreneurs do it and we want you to do it too. True success and fulfilment, is all about balance - mental, emotional, physical and spiritual. These episodes give you insights into creating more of the 'good stuff' in your day to day life.
In this week’s podcast, I talk to Bridget Willard about the benefits of WordPress networking and get her thoughts on women working in the Word Press space. For two and a half years, Bridget built the GiveWP brand and is now a freelance marketer. She is also the co-host of the podcast series, WP Blab. The list goes on though! She is a co-organiser of the Women Who WP MeetUp and a volunteer at WordCamps. You’re in for a treat, this is a highly entertaining and inspiring podcast!
In this week’s episode, Mike speaks to Andrew Craig from Plain English Finance and the author of “How to Own the World”. Andrew talks to us about the essential ingredients for taking control of your own finance and money while allowing us to save, invest and even build a pension as WordPress consultants. According to Andrew, it doesn’t even need to be complicated! This is an important one peeps, so listen in!
We all struggle with finding high-paying, good quality clients. Tune in as our experts explain what works for them - landing better clients and keeping them.
Are you having some struggles in your business and not sure which direction to go in? Well, this episode truly is one of the best – Troy and, WP Elevation member, Kristina Romero talk to best-selling author Seth Godin. Kristina opens up to Seth about her business challenges as a WP Consultant as well as a stay at home mum. They talk about where she is in her business, where she wants to go and the best strategies to get her there. Seth is brutally honest but very charming at the same time and provides his expert input into this unique session.
In this episode, Joe Howard, the founder of WP Buffs, explains that it isn't rocket science. He gives us some simple tips to grow your business by getting the customers come to you. Troy also talks to him about hiring remote staff, how he broke into a crowded marketplace with a minimal viable product, and how he used inbound marketing to grow his company.
How do the experts grow their businesses? Is there a secret, and if so, what is it? These business gurus share the secret sauce on how it worked for them.
In this weeks episode, Troy is over the moon to be speaking to one of his heroes – John Jantsch from Duct Tape Marketing. If you haven’t read this book, then buy it straight away! It blew Troy’s mind in its simplicity and was a total game changer for his career and his life. There is so much to learn and unpack in this podcast, so tune in.
Do your business processes need a little TLC? Let these experts shed some light on the best methods, tools and practices to help your business run more efficiently.
In this podcast, Cath talks to Laura about the importance of client communication and she gives some great tips on how to do this. They also talk about Laura's other project, Design Academy which is a course that helps developers conquer their fear of design.
Recurring revenue is the holy grail, and these experts know exactly how to make it work for them. Running your own business shouldn't mean you have to work crazy hours every day. Here's how to take the pressure off and reap rewards you deserve.
On today’s podcast, Brad Morrison from GoWP explains how he transitioned his development business to a support agency that generates recurring revenue in a steady and simplified way. We talk about setting up the people, process, and procedures needed to do this. There’s information about how to scale, as well as the all-important aspect of getting customers that want to be part of this service.
Who doesn't love a bit of tech talk?! Get the inside word on the latest tech tools and practices from our WordPress experts in these episodes.
Troy talks to Jason about the truth about non-profits not having any budget for web development, why really big projects are sometimes more damaging to the business than small ones, defining your niche and transitioning from client services to become a product company.
If you’ve thought about livestreaming before, but not sure if it’s all it’s cracked up to be, this week’s episode of the podcast is for you! Gin chats with Facebook livestreaming expert Ian Anderson Gray and gets the low-down on planning, presenting, tools and how to turn your material into evergreen content. This is an episode not to miss!
Meet Our Presenters
Troy Dean AUS
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.
Kristina Romero is a digital business consultant working with small businesses and entrepreneurs. She began as a website developer with her company KR Media & Designs creating websites for companies that included Coca-Cola Company, Food Network, and Hollywood celebrities. Recently, Kristina is the founder of WP Care Market where she connects small business owners with quality website professionals for ongoing website care. She currently resides outside Washington D.C. and enjoys being a mompreneur, raising her family and growing her businesses.
I work with small business and I love what I do. I’m passionate about design, custom solutions and creating sites that solve problems and facilitate growth for my clients businesses. I am also mad about user interface stuffs, and empowering people to use WordPress but not be stressed by it. I love training and I love helping people. I am an active member of the WordPress community here in Australia, and online.
I run SellYourService.co.uk, which teaches WordPress businesses how to build and sell marketing automation funnels to their customers.
ANY WordPress website can be turned into a marketing automation funnel. Combined with my email marketing series, you can build a sweet marketing machine for your business and website that drives traffic, converts leads and makes sales. Then, use that exact knowledge to sell marketing automation funnels to your customers (:
I love working on my business, I love surfing and I love eating. Simples.
Gin McInneny is Community Manager at WP Elevation. She has experience in website development, marketing, education and career development. Gin brings these skills plus her unique enthusiasm to the wonderful world of WP Elevation.