Clean Water and a Personal Consultation with Brian Gardner

If you’ve been in the WordPress or blogging world for even a short period of time, I am quite certain that you know Brian Gardner.  If you don’t, Brian is a partner of Copyblogger Media, a blogging powerhouse.  He is quite well respected in the industry, and has great insight.  To get a personal consultation with someone at this level is, well… priceless.  You normally could not gain that kind of access even if you had the money.  [Read more…]

When A WordPress Plugin Review Is Not a Review

A cursory search on Google (or your favorite search engine) for WordPress Plugin Reviews is going to yield a massive number of results.  I entered “wordpress plugin review” in Google and got over 17,000,000 results.  Narrow that down with a specific type of plugin and you might tighten things up a bit. Changing to “wordpress membership plugin review” still yielded more than 1.2 million results.  You might get similar results looking for a security plugin, backup plugin, and the list goes on.  That’s a good sized mountain of search results.  [Read more…]

Are you following Matt Mullenweg?

You do know who Matt is, don’t you?  And Automattic?  Why are you not paying attention?

Matt Mullenweg is the developer of WordPress.  You know, that popular blogging software that so many people (likely including you) are using.  His company is Automattic, responsible for WordPress.com (among other things).

WordPress now powers more than 20% of the Internet.  When you consider market share of sites using a CMS (Content Management Solution), WP’s reach is a massive 58.5%, with the next closest being Joomla with 9.5% of the market.  [Read more…]