Shayne Sanderson – WP Heavy Hitter

Page.ly’s Head of Support aka El Furioso is…………. SHAYNE SANDERSON!! Shayne and his wife are good friends of ours and we love and value them dearly. Shayne is the definition of unparalleled support. He cares about our clients as much as we do and gets enraged if he doesn’t feel that he is able to give the best support possible. We are so blessed to work with such a talented, morally strong, fun individual.   Shayne Sanderson Tag line: “If there’s a problem, yo I’ll solve it.” Knock Outs: Page.ly, Developer, Family man, and WordCamp Speaker. Power Move: saltando la casa de máquinas…

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Andrew Norcross – WP Heavy Hitter

In this edition of WP Heavy Hitters we are proud to showcase Andrew Norcross. Andrew is a good hearted, trend setter. Don’t let his quiet demeanor fool you because when he talks and shares info, people listen.  Andrew won Page.ly’s grand Birthday prize and will enjoy a trip to WordCamp San Diego on us. His brilliant mind uncovered the identity of our infamous support tech, El Furioso and will be part of the posse rolling into SD. If you’re at WordCamp SD be sure to say hello.   Andrew Norcross Tag line: “Full of piss and vinegar. And coffee. Lots…

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Sara Cannon- WP Heavy Hitter

In this edition of WP Heavy Hitters we are proud to showcase Sara Cannon. Sara is very creative, humble, sweet, and altruistic. When I asked if I could interview her, she said “Sure, but I think you should write abou Sara Cannon Tag line: “Life is Short, Art is Long, Typography is Everything.” Knock Outs: Artist, Graphic Designer and WordPress developer, WordCamp Speaker, Bham WordPress Meetup Organizer, and Core Contributor Power Move: The Ninja. I quietly approach and then surprise you with my mad skills. Training Facilities: Sara Cannon, Scout Branding Company, Dribble,   When and why did you start working…

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Brad Williams – WP Heavy Hitter

In this edition of our WordPress Heavy Hitters series we are proud to feature Brad Williams. In addition to his uber awesome WordPress skills and list of impressive clients, he also has formed a team that is rock solid. We are honored to call Brad a friend and share some of his story with you. Brad Williams Tag line: There are 10 types of people in the world, those who understand binary and those who don’t Knock Outs: WebDevStudios.com, Co-Author of “Professional WordPress Design and Development” and “Professional WordPress Plugin Development” (coming soon), Co-Host of the SitePoint Podcast, founder of…

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Lisa Sabin-Wilson – WP Heavy Hitter

Here is another entry in our WP Heavy Hitters series that showcases the talent in the vibrant WordPress community. Lisa Sabin-Wilson has her hands in many WordPress cookie jars. She’s an author, designer, and WordCamp Organizer to name a few. She utilizes her past work experiences to deliver a service that is true to herself while continuing to benefit others. Lisa Sabin-Wilson Tag line: My kung foo is strong. (Rat, The Core) Knock Outs: WordPress For Dummies, BuddyPress For Dummies, WordPress All in One Desk Reference (coming  Spring 2011 ), WordPress Web Design For Dummies (coming  Spring 2011 ), E. Webscapes, WordCamp Chicago Power Move: RTFM Training Facilities:…

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Joost De Valk- WP Heavy Hitter

This is another entry in our WP Heavy Hitters series that showcases the talent in the vibrant WordPress community. Joost De Valk hails from that cool place formerly known has Holland. He has been very active in the WP community for several years and has contributed many of the popular plugins you know and love. His soft spot is SEO which is apparent by the numerous links populating this interview. Joost De Valk Tag line: I tweak websites, from search engine rankings, to speed to user experience. Knock Outs: Yoast.com, WordPress Podcast, Quix, Google Analytics for WordPress, various other plugins. Power Move: Making WordPress SEO and speed optimization so…

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Andrea Rennick – WP Heavy Hitter

This is another entry in our WP Heavy Hitters series that showcases the talent in the vibrant WordPress community. Who said programming is just for guys? Andrea is an expert in WordPress and specifically the multi user variety with skills that put most guys to shame. Andrea Rennick Tag line: Roflcopters ahoy! Knock Outs: WordPress Must Use Tutorials, HomeSchoolJournal.net, WP eBooks plugins, Premium BP Themes Power Move: Forum Air Flare with MU Madness Training Facilities: wpmututorials.com, PremiumBPThemes, WPeBooks How did you get started working with WordPress? I’ve been a blogger for years, back when it was online journaling, and I came to WordPress…

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John James Jacoby – WP Heavy Hitters

This is one of the first of many posts in which we will be profiling the heavy hitters of the WordPress community. Who are the people behind your favorite plugins and themes? What makes them tick? Why are they awesome? And what sort of things are they working on for the future? Inquiring minds want to know. John James Jacoby Tag line: Go Voltron Force! Knock Outs: Lead Developer for BuddyPress and bbPress Plugin Power Move: wikki wikki wikki Training Facilities: johnjamesjacoby.com, BuddyPress.org I‘ve heard people call you John, John James, J-Trip, and Trip -J. Do you have any other aliases and which title do…

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For our 1st Birthday we decided to give away some presents including 2 iPads, 5 free for life accounts, and 2 $25 iTunes gift cards. We received many quality entries and the decision making process has not been easy. I know that many of you have spent a lot of time putting together your submissions and I genuinely thank you for taking the time.  Did I mention that this is not easy. I don’t want to let anyone down but the prizes were listed and there’s only 2 iPads. Please keep in mind that next year will be our 2nd…

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