Business Roundup Week Ending August 18

Zoom AI Privacy Controversy Zoom’s Terms grant them access to your video, audio, and chat transcripts to train their AI tools, but their latest update promises not to use them without your permission. Zoom’s previous privacy issues raise the concerns of some watchdog groups about the trustworthiness of the new policy. Read the facts: https://gizmodo.com/zoom-ai-privacy-policy-train-on-your-data-1850712655 … Continue reading Business Roundup Week Ending August 18

How to Use Google Trends to Improve SEO and Grow Your Business

Are you wondering how to use Google Trends to improve your WordPress website? Google Trends is a tool that enables you to find popular keywords, identify trending topics, and research your competitors, which can help improve your website’s rankings. In this article, we will show you how to easily use Google Trends for search engine… Continue reading How to Use Google Trends to Improve SEO and Grow Your Business

Translations Across the Project • Admin Design • New Blocks Page • Working Group on Organizations Supporting WordPress • Contributor Mentorship

This Week at WordPress.org (August 7, 2023) With just a few days before Community Summit, Contributor Day, and WordCamp US, many initiatives across the project are gearing up for time well-spent together. Docs, Training, and several other teams are joining together to work on translations and localizations in a way that supports Gutenberg Phase 4… Continue reading Translations Across the Project • Admin Design • New Blocks Page • Working Group on Organizations Supporting WordPress • Contributor Mentorship

13 WordPress Site Settings That are Critical for SEO Success

Do you want to learn about WordPress site settings that are most critical for SEO success? Many different plugins can improve your search engine rankings and drive more people to your website. However, it is vital that you get your site’s foundations right by fine-tuning the WordPress site settings. In this article, we will look… Continue reading 13 WordPress Site Settings That are Critical for SEO Success

WordPress 6.3

This Week at WordPress.org (August 7, 2023) WordPress 6.3, Lionel, has been released. It’s time to test out the details and footnotes blocks, give the WP_DEVELOPMENT_MODE a try, and check out the new Get Involved tab on the Welcome screen. The WordPress Training team announces its first course cohort for Learn.WordPress.org. The course will cover… Continue reading WordPress 6.3

Business Roundup Week Ending August 4

In the Face of Constant Change, What Do Freelancers Need From WordPress? Understanding changing standards, best practices, and user expectations is key for agency growth. WordPress’ fast pace of changes might be overwhelming for some freelancers, making effective communication about these modifications essential. Freelancers are a major force behind WordPress’s growth, and their real-world insights… Continue reading Business Roundup Week Ending August 4

WordPress 6.3 RC3 • Cyber Resilience Act • Accessibility in Block Editing • Merging Gutenberg during Alpha

This Week at WordPress.org (July 30, 2023) What do WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, and TYPO3 have in common? Leaders across these Content Management Systems have come together to express their concerns and seek dialogue with EU legislators regarding the proposed Cyber Resilience Act. They emphasize the vital role of Free and Open Source Software in fostering… Continue reading WordPress 6.3 RC3 • Cyber Resilience Act • Accessibility in Block Editing • Merging Gutenberg during Alpha

What is Coaching & What Are Key Times to Have a Coach with Kelly Gallagher

Transcript ↓ In this podcast episode, Cory Miller introduces his professional coach, Kelly Gallagher, to discuss the role of coaching in personal and professional growth. They explore the difference between coaching and therapy and how they can complement each other. They highlight the value of coaching for high achievers and how it can help with… Continue reading What is Coaching & What Are Key Times to Have a Coach with Kelly Gallagher

WordPress 6.3 RC2 • Synced Patterns • Internationalization • Gutenberg Phase 3

This Week at WordPress.org (July 25, 2023) We’re under two weeks away from WordPress 6.3 release. Have you started testing? Big changes are envisioned for the Media Library, Admin Dashboard, and more. You have an opportunity NOW to share ideas. What considerations do we need to account for? Read the Phase 3 post from Matías… Continue reading WordPress 6.3 RC2 • Synced Patterns • Internationalization • Gutenberg Phase 3

Business Roundup Week Ending July 28

The best time to send an internal email: A data-dive into 8.7 million email deliveries | AXIOS HQ “Timing is Everything: When to Send Internal Communication” is a comprehensive report revealing the optimal time to distribute critical organizational messages. Based on an extensive analysis of 8.7 million email deliveries from Axios HQ, this report offers… Continue reading Business Roundup Week Ending July 28