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June 17, 2022 00:20:01
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What Does WordPress Have to Do with the Creator Economy?

The Creator Economy is in full swing thanks to a number of tools and platforms that have made it incredibly easy to get paid by creating content. It almost feels like table stakes at this point. Sign up for a platform, and in a few clicks you're ready to make money And while WordPress has enabled developers to implement payment options for websites easily, the ease of use for creators is a different story. So it’s time to explore the question: where does WordPress fit into the Creator Economy?  Brought to you by GoDaddy Pro. Get all of the show notes, and a written to-be-read article over at https://wpreview.io/51 ...

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June 12, 2022 00:21:02
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The WordPress Podcast Website Toolkit

This episode marks the start of an important shift in the content here at WP Review — something I’ll dive more into after ConvertKit’s Craft + Commerce conference at the end of June. But suffice to say, creators, are growing wary of WordPress. I personally think that WordPress is the perfect tool for the growing creator economy, so here at WP Review, we’re going to spend many of the next episodes talking to creators about how WordPress can help them more than any other platform. And we’re going to start with a type of creator near and dear to my heart: the podcaster.  Brought to you by GoDaddy Pro. Get all of the show notes, and a written to be read article over at https://wpreview.io/50 Show Notes   Hosting: Nexcess Audio Host / Plugin: Castos | Seriously Simple Podcasting Plugin Theme: Kadence Pro or Second Line Themes Builder: Kadence Blocks Pro Forms: Gravity Forms Subscribe Buttons: Podcast Subscribe Buttons Redirects: Redirection ESP: ConvertKit Social Sharing: Scriptless Social Sharing   ...

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May 12, 2022 00:17:57
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What WordPress has to do with the Discontinued iPod

Apple has discontinued the iPod. When the iPod came out in 2001, it literally changed the world. And I don't mean literally like figuratively. I mean, it shifted how people consumed music on the go. Another thing that happened recently was WordPress lost a market share for the first time. How are these two events related? They both happened this week, of course, but what does one have to do with the other? What does this mean for freelancers? There are a lot of similarities between the iPod and WordPress. And that's what we're going to talk about. Brought to you by GoDaddy Pro. Get all of the show notes, and a written to be read article over at https://wpreview.io/49 ...

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May 06, 2022 00:19:17
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Is My Disdain for Jetpack Unfounded?

I've had a love-hate relationship with Jetpack. Actually, it has been more hate than love. Actually, it has been just pretty much hate. But today I set out to answer the question: Is my disdain for Jetpack unfounded? Today, I set out to answer that question. Brought to you by GoDaddy Pro. Get all of the show notes, and a written to be read article over at https://wpreview.io/48 ...

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April 28, 2022 00:16:30
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MemberPress and Asking: Is the WordPress Way the Right Way?

MemberPress made some waves this week when it was discovered that they were completely locking out users who had expired license keys. The WordPress way is you get access to the plugin, which you get to keep because it's open source, whether or not you keep paying for the license. Generally, support and updates are the things that you keep paying for. But why is this the case when virtually every other piece of software we use today is based on, "a keep paying for access" model? Brought to you by GoDaddy Pro. Get all of the show notes, and a written to be read article over at https://wpreview.io/47 ...

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April 21, 2022 00:24:09
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Other Helpful Tools for Freelancers (WordPress Toolkit Part 2)

Last week I told you about my must-use tools for my WordPress freelance toolkit. But that's not the end of the WordPress toolkit story. There are thousands, maybe millions, of plugins and features out there. And today I want to give you the rest of the best, as well as some honorable mentions for tools to add to your WordPress freelance toolkit. Brought to you by GoDaddy Pro. Get all of the show notes, and a written to be read article over at https://wpreview.io/46 ...

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