First of the Independents

It’s a great time for WordPress agencies and product companies of any size Consolidation through mergers and acquisitions isn’t the only big business story in WordPress. Partnerships are increasing too. Founders investing in founders. Product companies and agencies expanding their own ecosystems. Informal partnerships to protect common interests. There are a lot of ways to… Continue reading First of the Independents

5 Days Without a Shower

That smell at WordCamp? That was me.  You might be wondering how I ended up that way. It’s a tale of disability and inaccessibility.  To be fair, I had a wonderful time at WCUS 2022. People were amazing. My Post Status team was awesome. My StellarWP team was awesome. Seeing people I hadn’t seen in… Continue reading 5 Days Without a Shower

Make It Go Viral

Viral marketing. It’s the ultimate goal: something you create “goes viral.” As marketers, we watch things gain popularity quickly- seemingly overnight – and dream of anything we do having that same level of success. What is it that makes an ice bucket challenge so enticing? Or makes a certain water bottle wildly popular? Or becomes… Continue reading Make It Go Viral

On the Web Publishing Tool Race

What if it’s not between open and closed but centralized and decentralized? Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Our job at Post Status is to help our members think ahead, get ahead, and stay ahead. Thus, I’ve been eager to write more about the Web Publishing Tool Race, as it’s one of the keys I see… Continue reading On the Web Publishing Tool Race

New Voices

It’s with pleasure we welcome Daniel Schutzsmith and Nyasha Green to the Post Status contributor team this week. Daniel is taking point on curating our weekly Dev/Tech news and “cool tool” roundup. Nyasha and I are rebooting The Excerpt as a weekly podcast focusing on one or two key topics, from employment to business and… Continue reading New Voices

Gluing Things Together

“No matter what gets done and how much is left undone, I am enough.” — Brené Brown This week Dan and I talked with Post Status member Lesley Sim of Newsletter Glue about refining our tedious and time-consuming newsletter workflow here. (I’ve been doing it for the last couple of weeks and it’s a bear!)… Continue reading Gluing Things Together

Gluing Things Together

“No matter what gets done and how much is left undone, I am enough.” — Brené Brown This week Dan and I talked with Post Status member Lesley Sim of Newsletter Glue about refining our tedious and time-consuming newsletter workflow here. (I’ve been doing it for the last couple of weeks and it’s a bear!)… Continue reading Gluing Things Together