The KitchensinkWP Podcast

The KitchensinkWP Podcast

Listen to Adam share his knowledge and passion for all things WordPress. Episodes vary with information about upcoming events, tips, tricks & tools. Additionally, Adam will also be interviewing developers, designers and small business owners who use WordPress.

Episodes

July 19, 2021 12 min

This week I give you 10 ways to drive traffic to your website

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Upcoming Events

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No WordCamps?

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Segment 1: In the News

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WP 5.8 - RC4 — 3 came and went now RC4 — with the final dropping tomorrow. ?

Critical Vulnerability Detected in WooCommerce on July 13, 2021

Podcast app Pocket Casts acquired by WordPress․com owner Automattic

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Segment 2: 10 ideas to drive traffic to your website

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Refernces Mentioned

1000 True Fans

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This week I review another WooCommerce alternative: Prestashop

 

Upcoming events

 

WordCamp Santa Clarita - July 17-18 (UTC-7)

 

 

Segment 1: In the News 

 

 

SearchWP is Joining the Awesome Motive Family

https://jonchristopher.us/blog/sold-searchwp/

 

WordPRess 5.8 RC 2 

 

Segment 2:  WooCommerce Alternatives #3: PrestaShop

 

 

Segment 3: Tool of the Week

 Learn To Code with Me

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This week I share 6 ideas to get you through the summer slowdown. 

 

Upcoming Events

 

None. 

Friend Betsy is looking for a job!  Client relations or Product Manager. Have something, let me know! 

 

Segment 1: In the News

 

 

WP Engine Supercharges WordPress Development by Making Local Pro Free for Everyone

 

 

Funding of 765K into Castos 

 

 

Segment 2:  Ideas to do during the summer slowdown

 

 

Segment 3: Tool of the Week

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This week I answer listener questions. 

 

Upcoming Events

None. :( 

 

 

 

Segment 1: In the News

LifterLMS 5-0 Now Available

WordPress 5.8 Beta 3

 

Segment 2:  Listener Q/A Episode

  • After creating a new page and making it a sub-item of a parent page, how do you make that new page show up as a sub-MENU item in the Main, top navigation on the website?  -Stef
  • What is the deal with so many acquisitions lately and per your last episode ar...
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    This week I share 7 exit strategies from your own business.

     

    Upcoming Events

    WordCamp Cochabamba, Bolivia June 24–26, 2021

    WordCamp Japan 2021. June 20–26, 2021

     

     

    Segment 1: In the News

    Over a year away.. but WCEU — is coming back in person!   2-4 June 2022

     

    Automattic acquired Day One app 

    -WordPress.com post

     

    WordPress 5.8 Beta 2.

     

    WCEU 2022!   June 20–26, 2021

     

     

     

    Segment 2:  7 Exit Strategies

     

    Segment 3: Tool of the We...

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    This week I review a e-commerce alternative: Etsy

     

    Upcoming Events

    No WordCamps

     

    Segment 1: In the News

     

    More acquired news:  Awesome Motive have acquired Plugin Rank - rank tracking software for WordPress plugins.

     

    WPengine Study showing that WordPress Economy Drives More Than Half a Trillion in Revenue

    First-of-its-kind research projects WordPress Economy expansion to $635.5B in 2021

     

    Awesome Motive announced it acquired Pl...

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    This week I talk about the 6 month business check-in. 

     

    Upcoming Events

    WordCamp Europe - June 7–9, 2021. 

     

    Segment 1: In the News

    ACF acquired by deliciosbrains.com

     

    Iconic also announced that it has been sold to Liquid Web under their new software brand, StellarWP.

     

    Segment 2: The 6 month business check-in

     

    Segment 3: Tool of the Week

     

    WPCore Plugin 

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    This week I wish WordPress Happy Birthday!

  • Upcoming Events
  • No WordCamps 
  • Segment 1: In the News

  • WP Celebrated 18 years
  • My 12 week challenge update 
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  • Segment 2:  Happy 18th WordPress! 

     

  • Fortran creation in 1954,
  • Logo was created in 1967
  • Basic back on May 1, 1964
  • C back in 1972… 
  • C++ back in 1985
  • PHP was conceived sometime in the fall of 1994 
  • MYSQL May 23, 1995
  • WordPress 18 year timeline 

     

    Segment 3: Tool of the Week

  • ebook for Fin...
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    This week I discuss using P2 for collaboration.

     

    Upcoming Events

    WordSesh: May 24-28, 2021

     

     

    Segment 1: In the News

    Brian Krogsgard leaving Post Status.

     

    Segment 2: Using P2

    Segment 3: Tool of the Week

     

    Echo Knowledge Base

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    This week I discuss Best Practices vs The Client

     

    Upcoming Events

     

    WordCamp Northeast Ohio Region. May 21 – 23, 2021

     

    Segment 1: In the News

     

    GiveWP was acquired by Liquid Web. 

     

    A proposal was put out by Andrea Middleton ..about “adding vaccination status to the in-person meetup safety checklist” 

     

    Segment 2:  Best Practices vs The Client

     

     

    Segment 3: Tool of the Week

    Podcast Episode from WP Briefing about CC Search.

     

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    This week I share an WordPress eCommerce alternative: OpenCart

    Upcoming Events

  • No WordCamps
  • Segment 1: In the News

  • Jetpack 9.7
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    Segment 2:  eCommerce Alternatives : OpenCart

    Segment 3: Tool of the Week

     

  • Library Extension
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    This week I answer listener questions

    Upcoming Events

  • WordCamp Venezuela - May 6-8.?
  • Speaker call for WPCAMPUS 2021 Online?
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    Segment 1: In the News

  • Creative Commons Search to Relaunch on WordPress.org
  • Post by matt?
  • Blog post over at WP.org — about Figma - design tool and its integration with WordPress. ?
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    Segment 2:? Listener Q/A

  • Does disconnecting emotionally from clients or my own work? make me a bad owner / entrepreneur?? -B...
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    This week I give an update on my niching down my agency focus.

     

    Upcoming Events

  • No WordCamps 
  • Pagely posted that they have a bunch of openings.  
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    Segment 1: In the News

  • Gravity forms 2.5 
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    Segment 2:  This week I give an update on my niching down my agency focus.

     

     

     

    Segment 3: Tool of the Week

  • Plugin: Remove Dashboard Access 
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    This weeks episode is sponsored by “The WOM”

     

     

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    This week I talk about growing your business by adding services. 

    Upcoming Events

  • No WordCamps 
  • No jobs shared this week. 
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    Segment 1: In the News

  • WC Europe call for speakers. - event itself is June 7-10.
  • Speaker submissions close April 24, 2021.
  • Segment 2:  Growing your business by adding services. 

    Segment 3: Tool of the Week

  • ECOSIA
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    This week I review some topics for the HodgePodge Episode. 

     

    Upcoming Events

  • WordCamp Centroamérica - April 15 -17 
  • WordCamp Greece. April 16–18, 2021
  • Segment 1: In the News

  • WIX sent Bose headphones to a bunch of high profile WordPress peeps..  not me.. but still an odd marketing angle.  Matt wrote a post about it.  
  • iThemes Acquires Kadence WP
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    Segment 2:  HodgePodge Episode #2

    Links mentioned: 

  • Previous episode - Podcast E355...
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    This week I talk about raising your pricing during a pandemic. 

     

    Upcoming Events

    No WordCamps - 

    Jobs - Tyche Software - hiring for Senior WordPress Developer/WooCommerce Developer

    Segment 1: In the News

    Sectigo acquisition of SiteLock

    Segment 2:  Raising pricing during a pandemic

    Segment 3: Tool of the Week

    Implementing a Form Testing service. 

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    This week I talk about creating a challenge for yourself. 

    Upcoming Events

  • Accessible code class on the 31st of March. 
  • Jobs —  Awesome Motive 
  • Segment 1: In the News

  • None
  • Segment 2:  Challenges 

    Segment 3: Tool of the Week

  • The KSWP S.M.A.R.T. worksheet
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    KSWP Episode 370 is in the can!  Happy Saturday!!

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    This week I spoke to Amber Hinds about accessibility.

    Upcoming Events

  • Web Agency Summit March 23 – 26
  • Job Opening Tara Clayes 

  • https://designtlc.com/job/wordpress-assistant/
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    Segment 1: In the News

     

    Segment 2:  Chat with Amber Hinds

    Amber’s Tools

    1. Basecamp

    2. toggl - time tracking 

    3. AXE browser extension 

     

    Follow Amber: 

  • LinkedIn Profile
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    Segment 3- Tip/Tool of the week

  • Zoomescaper
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    This week I discuss using WordPress as an auction platform.

     

    Upcoming Events

  • No events
  • Job Ops : Cornershop Creative are currently hiring for the following positions:  
  • Digital Content Strategist
  • Email Production Associate
  • Support Manager
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    Segment 1: In the News

     

    WordPress 5.7

     

    Segment 2:  Using WordPress for auction sites.

     

  • Ultimate WordPress Auction Plugin
  • WP Auctions
  • Auctions Made Easy
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    Segment 3: Tool of the Week

  • The WP Bri...
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    This week I answer listener questions

     

    Upcoming Events

  • None
  • Segment 1: In the News

  • WordPress 5.7 - RC 2
  • WPEngine - Atlas — Headless
  • Segment 2:  Listener Q/A

     

  • Legal Zoom reference chart
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    Segment 3: Tool of the Week

  •  HackerRank.com
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    PS..If you want to talk to me.. get some business coaching on launching a side hustle.. check out AdamSilver.com 

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