8 Questions with Bourn Creative’s Jennifer Bourn

Welcome to this week’s edition of Pagely’s 8 Questions series! Today’s interviewee is the fantastic Jennifer Bourn, the well-respected WordCamp speaker and founder of Bourn Creative. As with last week’s interviewee, Shawn Hesketh, Jennifer worked in graphic design pre-WordPress. Be sure to check out the Bourn Creative website — including Jennifer’s regular contributions to the Bourn Creative blog — and feel free to get in touch via Twitter, @jenniferbourn. In today’s interview, we’ll be discussing how Jennifer became involved (and fell in love) with WordPress, the importance of becoming an active member of the WordPress community, and a few tips…

8 Questions with WP101’s Shawn Hesketh

Welcome to the sixth edition of Pagely’s 8 Questions series, and today we have none other than Shawn Hesketh, founder of WP101. Shawn is a graphic designer turned WordPress guru, with his fantastic WP101 resource helping hundreds of thousands of WordPress users find their feet. You can find out more about Shawn by visiting his personal blog, or following him on Twitter @leftlane. In today’s interview, we’ll be covering how it all started with WordPress for Shawn, how awesome the WordPress community is, and Shawn’s thoughts on the future for the platform. He’ll also be pointing out where many WordPress…

8 Questions with Sucuri Co-founder Tony Perez

Welcome to the fifth edition of Pagely’s interview series with some of the best known names in the WordPress community. Today, we are fortunate enough to have Sucuri co-founder, and all-round WordPress security expert, Tony Perez. For those unfamiliar, Sucuri is a well-respected website security company, specializing in malware detection, prevention, and cleanup. Tony and the Sucuri team regularly post comprehensive security advice — a topic far too many of us take for granted — so be sure to check out their work over at the Sucuri blog. If you want to read more from Tony, be sure to check…

8 Questions with WordPress Developer Chris Wiegman

Today, Pagely was lucky enough to interview 10up’s WordPress big hitter, Chris Wiegman. Chris is probably best known as a WordPress security pioneer, as the developer of the fantastic iThemes Security plugin. He is also a valued member of the WordPress community as a whole, with heavy involvement in a variety of WordPress events. As well as iThemes Security — or Better WP Security, as it was originally known — Chris has developed a number of high quality, free plugins which are available from the WordPress repository. If you want to see more of Chris’ work, head over to the…

Catch Pagely Co-Founder/CEO Joshua Strebel on these two great podcast’s

Our co-founder Joshua Strebel was recently interviewed by Kirk Bowman on his successful Art of Value podcast to discuss value pricing. Listen here. A simple question with many complex answers: How do you create happy customers and earn more money? Joshua was also recently invited to host the 185th episode of the WPTavern Weekly podcast. Topic’s included how Pagely got started, and future directions the company is exploring. Tip: Some NSFW language.  

8 Questions with WPBeginner’s Syed Balkhi

We have another WordPress big hitter with us today, with Syed Balkhi kindly taking time out from his busy schedule to talk to Pagely. Syed is best known as the founder of the fantastic WPBeginner website – one of the best WordPress resources online, which has helped thousands of new WordPress users find their feet, myself included. He has also launched and been involved with a number of the top WordPress plugins, and he recently launched his own personal blog, syedbalkhi.com, where he regularly posts insightful content on growing an online business. Not enough Syed for you? You can also…

8 Questions with SIDEKICK’s Ben Fox

Today I was fortunate enough to interview another well-respected member of the WordPress community, Ben Fox. Ben is a serial WordPress entrepreneur, co-founding FlowPress, WP University, and SIDEKICK.pro. If you’re looking to forge a career in WordPress for yourself, you should listen to what he has to say carefully. In this interview, Ben will talk us through how he got involved with WordPress, the different areas he’s been involved with, and a few tips for any readers looking to get started. If you want to hear more from Ben, I highly recommend following him on Twitter — @benjaminefox. A huge…

8 Questions with Top WordPress Blogger Kevin Muldoon

Today we launch a new feature for the Pagely blog, with a series of interviews with some of the top members of the WordPress community. Our first interview is with top WordPress blogger, Kevin Muldoon. With a decade and a half’s experience in Internet marketing, Kevin certainly fits the bill. He’s ran many successful websites over the years, and now makes a living writing about WordPress for some of the industry’s top blogs. This interview will tell you how Kevin got started with WordPress, how his WordPress-career has developed, and what direction he thinks the WordPress platform is heading. If…

Enabling others to do good. Page.ly & Socialvest

Knowing Page.ly has much love for charitable causes, I was stoked when I discovered that a company called Socialvest was a Page.ly customer. Socialvest’s free web-based service lets you raise money for nonprofit causes by shopping online.  Socialvest’s participating retailers (700 of them, including Amazon.com, Adobe, iTunes, etc.) contribute a percentage of your purchases to a personal Socialvest giving account. Socialvest then lets you donate those funds to any of about 1.5 million nonprofits. It’s scrappy and innovative, it’s all for a good cause, and it’s free.   The marketing geek in me wondered, how did Socialvest find Page.ly? I had…

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…