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Do the Woo - A WooCommerce Podcast

Do the Woo - A WooCommerce Podcast

Author: Bob Dunn aka BobWP

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Conversations with WooCommerce community developers, designers and agencies who build websites, services and products for WooCommerce.
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Today I chat with Brad Williams, who was my first co-host and has been on the show since May 2018. It's a good time to learn more about how Brad does the Woo as well as some insights into WooCommerce and what he has learned from the builder community via the podcast.
When you chat with two Woo builders who have been in the space for sometime, the journey is filled with twists and turn. Throw in 2020, virtual events and you get a conversation that delves even more into the opportunities, as builders, sellers and event coordinators, that are thrown your way.
Greg built his first WooCommerce shop in high school, and it was wildly successful. From there, he went on to build more stores as well as help friends and family, in these current times, take their brick-and-mortar shop online. It led to his role at HubSpot as the Global Manager of WordPress partnerships which includes a deep integration into WooCommerce.
Emerging from the corporate world to a money blogger, Shannon now runs an 10-person agency specializing in membership sites using WooCommerce. Here success story in the WP space is fascinating, and her 3-year look at WooCommerce as the monster, certainly, overall, has a wonderful ending, with scattered Hallmark moments.
Having started building websites in 2002, Eric later embraced both WordPress and WooCommerce. The chat evolves into the world of introverts and moves from their to contributing to the community.
Matt has been in the WordPress space since 2005 and has run the gamut of experiences working on the web. His history of eCommerce goes back just as far. Between his activity of developing and buying plugins, several of which are for WooCommerce, Matt brings some interesting experiences to the table.
Chris Coyier is a veteran to the web. He dabbled first with WordPress and has used it for years. WooCommerce also drifted in and out of Chris's web life, and recently he took it a bit deeper on his site CSS-Tricks. Although he isn't deep into the WooCommerce community, he is a huge fan and and gain some insights and perspectives from his web experience.
Rian Kinney has been working with WordPress users and agencies since 2017 helping them with contracts, privacy and other legal guidance. She recently became CEO of Mindsize.me and is now deeper into the agency world, and yes, WooCommerce.
I sit back during most of this podcast and let Jonathan and Nate discuss democratizing commerce and the similar goals between WooCommerce and BigCommerce. Nate also gives some great insights and perspectives into the bigger eCommerce space as well as his views surrounding the WooCommerce community and ecosystem.
The product and perspective that Killian brings to the podcast today are both very unique. First the approach of their product, offering installment options on WooCommerce while providing financial empowerment. Secondly, their work in the eCommerce space and how and why that led to WooCommerce.
Sometimes our chats on our podcast can take a number of directions. We never plan the direction a podcast will take and this episode was no different. Today, I sat back and let Angela and Brad take the lead. They talked about agency work with WooCommerce, client challenges and a lot more nuggets related to building WooCommerce sites.
Mary is not a veteran of WooCommerce, but has successfully used it to launch her own store and has plans to get into even deeper. She is also on the WordPress core contributor team and has a passion for documentation.
WooCommerce meetups are growing. With this comes education and support for the organizers as well as the community. Our chat with Sandi takes a deep-dive into meetups and all the working parts around them. And of course the chat takes us even further into the Woo ecosystem and what her vision is for WooCommerce.
When you invite the co-founder of WordPress on your podcast, you never know exactly where the conversation will take you. Starting with the basics of WordPress and WooCommerce, twists and turns took us through open source, blocks, eCommerce and the world as it is today. We not only hear about the tools, but some personal reflection from Matt tops it all off.
When you invite the co-founder of WordPress on your podcast, you never know exactly where the conversation will take you. Starting with the basics of WordPress and WooCommerce, twists and turns took us through open source, blocks, eCommerce and the world as it is today. We not only hear about the tools, but some personal reflection from Matt tops it all off.
As an experienced WooCommerce developer and a strong member of the community, Robert has not taken on the task of being part of a small team of mentors to help people start their own WooCommerce meetup. We chat with Robert about WooCommerce and what this mentorship program means.
There are many policies that you will need to get in place for your WooCommerce site. But overall, with all websites, one of the critical pieces is your privacy policy. We take a deep dive into that with Donata and Hans from Termageddon.
Marketing products for WooCommerce stores is a big challenge for many individuals and companies. Tavleen shares some of her secret sauce around content and learning what customers are looking for.
What happens when you get a group of WordPress geeks, gathered in a virtual networking space at an online summit, and you drop it on them that you are going to record a podcast live, then and there?
Working with a large client and going deep into the checkout process. That is how Clif started while moving to develop a product that makes checkout quicker and more efficient.
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