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Business

My Number One Rule For Building A Business

Believe it or not my number one rule for building a business has nothing to do with marketing automation, increasing your blog traffic, or looking for the right business partner. It doesn’t even have anything to do with building a great product, finding team chemistry, or increasing conversions on your sales pages. It’s a principle that anyone […]

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Life

Drive Fast and Take Chances

When I first got my driver’s license I was ready to fly out the door every time I had the chance. There was a 3-speed 1979 Chevy Silverado with my name on it whenever I had enough money to fill the gas tank. Pretty much every time I grabbed my keys to head out the door, […]

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Technology

Do You Really Want to Start a WordPress Support Company?

WordPress supportAuthor note: I just got an alert on my calendar that tomorrow is Halloween, so it’ll be Halloween when this is published. Happy Halloween. Author note #2: Part of this is a rant. For those of you who don’t know, I started WP Site Care a few years ago. It’s become a great business […]

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Technology

Why Help Scout is Dominating the Customer Service Space

We’ve been using Help Scout since January of 2013. In today’s world, nearly two years with one SaaS provider is more or less a lifetime. We’ve dated. We’ve moved in together. They know about my bad habits and have learned to keep me around in spite of them. Every single day there’s a new flavor […]

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Technology

How to Make it in WordPress

One of the nice things about writing my own blog now is that I’m going to have a chance to highlight some of the outstanding reads I find online. “How to Make it in WordPress” is one of the favorite things I’ve read in quite some time. Matt talks about hustle and working harder than everybody else. Those are […]

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Technology

How LoopConf Came to Be

I’d like to welcome all of you to my new blog! It’s something I’ve wanted to do for quite a while, but didn’t want it to end up as a graveyard for my words. Like most of the people who are going to read this, I need another project like Apple needs another U2 album, […]