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OfficeHours.fm is a podcast for those who're building a business around WordPress products or services. During the weekly live show, host Carrie Dils, a WordPress consultant, brings on successful guests from the WordPress business community to share insights and inspiration.
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Now displaying: December, 2016
Dec 26, 2016

What we talked about

  • Benefits and challenges of serving a specific vertical niche
  • Custom theme builds vs commercial
  • Differentiating yourself in a crowded market
  • Sustainable pricing
  • Consolidation/tightening of the WordPress ecosystem
  • Improving the "WordPress experience"
Dec 15, 2016

What we talked about

  • Educating prospective clients
  • The unique challenge of offering services in a small community
  • Preparing for seasonality (the lows and highs)
  • Working locally (vs digitally)
  • Goal setting
  • Building monthly recurring client revenue
Dec 12, 2016

What we talked about

  • White-labeling plugins
  • Terrible plugin ideas
  • GPL & software licensing
  • A Black Friday rant about Envato
  • Sustainable product sales
  • The WordPress community outside the US
Dec 9, 2016

What we talked about

  • WordCamp US and the Patheon drama
  • GoDaddy's year of acquisitions and partnerships
  • LoopConf in 2017
  • WordPress 4.7 & REST API
  • What's up with Calypso?
  • Do we need to learn JavaScript deeply?
  • Backend vs Front-end developers
  • Tips from the panel
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