070: Katie Richards on Building Community and Advocating for the Open Web

This episode is sponsored by Ninja Forms About Katie Richards: Katie Richards is a Community Coordinator at Pantheon who spends her time working with and advocating for the amazing folk of the Pantheon Heroes project. She admits she is a type-A person who enjoys creating systems and structure and has decided to use those skills…

069: Learning to code the Headless Way with Alexandra Spalato

This episode is sponsored by Ninja Forms About Alexandra Spalato: Alexandra Spalato is on a mission to evangelize the power of Gatsby to the WordPress community as she is convinced that it is the future. She is a freelance developer and entrepreneur with several years of experience working as a WordPress expert at Codeable and…

068: Maddy Osman on SEO Content Writing and Automation

This episode is sponsored by Ninja Forms About Maddy Osman: Maddy Osman operates The Blogsmith, an SEO content agency for B2B tech companies that works with clients like HubSpot, Automattic, Kinsta, and Sprout Social. Maddy’s background in WordPress web design contributes to a well-rounded understanding of SEO and how to connect brands to relevant search prospects….

067: Hazel Quimpo on Marketing to Different Points of View

This episode is sponsored by Ninja Forms About Hazel Quimpo: Hazel is the Head of Marketing for StellarWP, Liquid Web’s umbrella for all things WordPress. She’s worn many hats in her days, from catering to events to marketing to writing and beyond. Working with marketing in the world of WordPress has allowed her to embrace…

066: WordPress support & Training with D.J. Billings

This episode is sponsored by Ninja Forms About D.J. Billings: D.J. Billings (they/them) is a writer, illustrator and WordPress geek. D.J. loves to tell stories and has spent a lifetime expressing them visually through books, animation, and websites. Their work has been seen in Wired, Highlights, Blue’s Clues, and too many cocktail napkins to count….

065: Making a Difference in the WP Community with Cate DeRosia

This episode is sponsored by Ninja Forms About Cate DeRosia: Cate is a serial volunteer who has helped organize everything from her local meetup to WCUS 2021. Currently, she’s helping with marketing and communications for Big Orange Heart and WordFest Live and is leading the expansion of HeroPress and is the cohost of the Hallway…

064: Heather Baker Steele on Solving the Content Creation Process

About Heather Baker Steele: Heather is the founder and CEO of Blue Steele Solutions and The Problem Solver Method. Heather started her website design company 11 years ago because she was tired of seeing great companies and great people fail just because they couldn’t clearly communicate their value. Heather’s companies help people create clear, concise,…

063: Talking Open Source and WordPress with Naoko Takano

About Naoko Takano: Naoko is a full-time contributor to the WordPress Polyglots and Community Teams, sponsored by Automattic. She has been involved in the WordPress community through translation and event organization for over 17 years. As one of the Polyglots Global Mentors and Japanese GTE, she helps global and local WordPress translation contributors make WordPress…

062: Jamie Lewis on age, gender, and WooCommerce Solutions

About Jamie Lewis: Jamie Lewis is a Growth Manager with a tech startup, Oliver POS, that specializes in creating an adaptable point of sale solution for WooCommerce shop owners. She holds degrees in writing and design and is completing her MSc thesis in Digital Marketing and Data Analytics. She’s worked in ad agencies and non-profit…

061: Starting a New Website Business in Midlife with Itohan Kukoyi

About Itohan Kukoyi: I am Itohan Kukoyi, a web designer, mother of 3 and Lead Consultant at Sotaria Agency, in Lagos Nigeria. I left my job at 40 and learned to build websites because I wanted a creative career in tech. I now build websites, am learning to code and love to help others get…