WP-Tonic: A WordPress Podcast For The General WordPress Community
About This Show
Jonathan Denwood & John Locke use their combined WordPress expertise to produce WP-Tonic twice a week. Jonathan brings his English humor and development experiences; John brings his experience helping real-world businesses and WordPress knowledge. We interview some of the top names in WordPress, business, and online marketing so you can learn from their wisdom. WP-Tonic is a WordPress business podcast that sits at the intersection of WordPress development, marketing, business, and strategy. If you like the show, don't forget to check out WP-Tonic.com, where we discuss all things WordPress, from beginner to advanced, and where you can get great bonus content twice a week. Get your spoonful of WordPress medicine here every week!
Most Recent Episode
147 WP-Tonic: Justin Busa and Robby McCullough of Beaver Builder
< 1 day ago
Two of the founders of Beaver Builder: Justin Busa and Robby McCullough, share the history of the company and their future plans. There is a lot to learn about launching product in this great conversation. Beaver Builder: https://www.wpbeaverbuilder.com/ Episode 147 Table of Contents 0:00 Podcast Intros 1:43 The origin story of Beaver Builder and how the founders met. 3:32 What were the challenges moving from client services to a product company? 5:32 How do you know when you're at the tipping point with your product? How scary is it to pull the trigger and go all in? 8:20 Was Beaver Builder being targeted at agencies from the start? How did you market Beaver Builder in the early days? 10:21 What did you do to get the product in front of people at first? 13:35 Were you surprised when you saw third-party developers building products for Beaver Builder? 15:18 Are you in close communication with third-party developers? How do you plan your roadmap for the product? 17:01 What are the challenges of building a consistent community around a product? 20:16 When it comes to the moderators in your Facebook group, do you have certain people that you rely on to help you out with the community? 22:17 Were there any web technologies that came out that allowed you to build Beaver Builder? What conditions created the perfect storm that allowed you to create Beaver Builder at the time you did? 25:49 When did you realize your target audience wasn't who you thought it was at first? 29:15 How does product support look as compared to client support? How did you grow your support structure as time went on? 33:31 When planning a new release of Beaver Builder, how much testing do you do against popular plugins? What does your testing process look like? 37:21 As WordPress expands its market share, will more people use page builders? Will the purist developer push back against page builders remain or diffuse over time? 43:51 Podcast outros ====================== Links mentioned during the show: Beaver Builder Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/wpbeaverbuilder/ Upwork https://www.upwork.com/
Rated 5 out of
Informative show about WordPress and business
I always learn something new from this show. I enjoy the round table shows, where they discuss topics around online marketing. I like the guests that are interviewed. They seem to be very thought provoking. Highly recommended!
Date published: 2016-10-16