The Pagely Podcast

The Pagely Podcast

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We interview pillars of the Business of WordPress space, luminaries from peripherally-related technologies and accomplished domain experts who can help teach you powerful ideas to get ahead in business and in life.


23: Craig Martin. On tuning high-traffic WP sites, creating one of the first Travel podcasts & growing an all-remote consulting business
Feb 3 • 71 min
For links, transcript, show notes, video and more visit: https://pagely.com/podcast/episodes/ep-23-craig-martin/ Craig Martin of Performance Foundry is one of the most long-standing partners of Pagely having helped to resolve performance bottlenecks and…
22: Katie Hess. Turning a passion into a thriving business and bringing flower power to the world
Jan 26 • 54 min
For links, transcript, show notes, video and more visit: https://pagely.com/podcast/episodes/ep-22-katie-hess/ Katie Hess converted her fascination with the healing power of flower essences into a robust business that employs an all-female team of ten…
21: Drew Olanoff. The miracle of stem cells, lethal flying scooters and 76ers fandom
Jan 20 • 60 min
For links, transcript, show notes, video and more visit: https://pagely.com/podcast/episodes/ep-21-drew-olanoff/ Drew Olanoff got his start in computers at a young age moderating BBS’s. He was offered an internship for America Online and thus began a long…
20: Rahul Bansal. Optimizing your company’s culture around Mission, Values and Vision
Jan 16 • 70 min
For links, show notes, transcription, video and more visit: https://pagely.com/podcast/episodes/ep-20-rahul-bansal Rahul Bansal has built RTcamp from scratch to be a hugely successful WP dev agency. We were honored to have him speak this year at…
19: Andy Wibbels. On product positioning, marketing and winning a book deal from having his blog
Jan 4 • 46 min
For video, links, transcript, show notes and more visit: https://pagely.com/podcast/episodes/ep-19-andy-wibbels/ Andy Wibbels was one of the first people to land a book deal from having a popular, early blog. He’s been in tech marketing and product since…
18: Francisco Dao. Crashing trucks in Peru and launching a caffeinated energy bar
Dec 14, 2019 • 66 min
For links, show notes, transcript, video and more visit: https://pagely.com/podcast/episodes/ep-18-francisco-dao/ Francisco Dao has served as a columnist for Inc.com, founded an exclusive adventure sports retreat company for entrepreneurs, served as COO…
17: Carl Alexander. Self-publishing a book that made $11k in its first week and becoming a public speaker
Dec 3, 2019 • 59 min
For links, show notes, transcript, video and more visit: https://pagely.com/podcast/episodes/ep-17-carl-alexander/ Carl Alexander found himself in a quarter-life crisis bouncing between software jobs unfulfilled and not sure how he would sustain his…
16: Dave Amirault. From humble beginnings to developing an award-winning ad campaign for a major ski resort
Nov 25, 2019 • 54 min
For links, transcript, show notes, video and more visit: https://pagely.com/podcast/episodes/ep-16-dave-amirault/ From humble beginnings on the east coast riding back mountains & tinkering with perl scripts to winning an Adweek award for his ingenious…
15: Morten Rand-Hendriksen. On ethics in design & technology and the case for WordPress governance
Nov 16, 2019 • 84 min
For links, transcript, show notes, video and more visit: https://pagely.com/podcast/episodes/ep-15-morten-rand-hendriksen/ Morten Rand-Hendriksen has made it his mission to help people understand and get the most out of the web, and contribute to the…
14: Gregg Scoresby. On building the #1 fastest growing software company in Arizona
Nov 11, 2019 • 52 min
For links, show notes, transcript, video and more visit: https://pagely.com/podcast/episodes/ep-14-gregg-scoresby/ CampusLogic’s mission is to help schools change lives by driving increased access, informed borrowing and improved completion of student…
13: Jon Bickerton. Ten years of corporate tax expertise distilled into one hour
Nov 4, 2019 • 55 min
For links, show notes, transcript, video and more visit: https://pagely.com/podcast/episodes/ep-13-jon-bickerton/ Jon Bickerton is a proactive CPA specializing in corporate tax, research & development tax credit studies and cost segregation studies. His…
12: Gregarious Narain. Customer empathy, fatherhood and prioritizing work/life balance
Oct 28, 2019 • 41 min
For transcript, show notes, links, video and more visit: https://pagely.com/podcast/episodes/ep-12-gregarious-narain/ Gregarious Narain has been involved in fourteen different startups over the course of his career. He was the VP of Product at Klout and…
11: Brad Williams. Hiring for cultural fit and growing a 40-person web agency
Oct 21, 2019 • 38 min
For show notes, transcript, video and more visit: https://pagely.com/podcast/episodes/ep-11-brad-williams/ Brad Williams is founder and CEO of one of the more respected WordPress agencies, WebDev Studios. They work with clients like Microsoft, Viacom,…
10: Devin Walker. Finding a market niche and creating a powerful donation platform for WordPress
Oct 14, 2019 • 55 min
For links, show notes, video and more visit: https://pagely.com/podcast/episodes/ep-10-devin-walker/ Devin Walker is the creator of several highly-rated and award-winning software products with his company Impress.org. Their flagship product, GiveWP, is…
9: Mike Roberts. Bootstrapping an idea from scratch into a multi-million dollar per year company and sculpting the landscape of search marketing
Oct 10, 2019 • 71 min
For transcript, links, show notes, video and more visit: https://pagely.com/podcast/episodes/ep-9-mike-roberts Mike Roberts started SpyFu back in 2005 and has managed to grow it to become a healthy, profitable, entirely-bootstrapped company having never…
8: Chris Brogan. Personalization, automation & branding: retrofitting humans for the modern digital world
Oct 6, 2019 • 47 min
For transcript, links, show notes, video and more visit: https://pagely.com/podcast/episodes/ep-8-chris-brogan/ Chris Brogan has spoken for or consulted with the biggest brands you know including Disney, Coke, Google, GM, Microsoft, Coldwell Banker,…
7: Brooke Siem. Challenging the pharmaceutical complex on long-term antidepressant prescriptions
Oct 3, 2019 • 62 min
For links, transcript, show notes, video and more visit: https://pagely.com/podcast/episodes/ep-7-brooke-siem After a traumatic event in childhood Brooke Siem spent the next half of her life on antidepressants. Upon turning thirty she committed to weaning…
6: Brian Dean. SEO legend explains the basics and how he went from zero to $10k MRR in four months
Sep 28, 2019 • 61 min
For transcript, links, video, show notes and more visit: https://pagely.com/podcast/episodes/ep-6-brian-dean/ Brian Dean is one of the foremost experts on Search Engine Optimization. His site Backlinko.com gets over 200k monthly unique visitors and he’s…
5: Chris Lema. Pricing strategies, parenting and pushing entrepreneurs out of their comfort zone
Sep 22, 2019 • 54 min
For transcript, links, show notes, video and more visit: https://pagely.com/podcast/episodes/ep-5-chris-lema/ When it comes to B2B SaaS companies Chris has been around the block more than a few times. He’s performed various roles ranging from product…
4: Hiten Shah. Building FYI, Crazy Egg, Kiss Metrics and advising 120+ startups
Sep 15, 2019 • 60 min
For transcript, links, show notes, video and more visit: https://pagely.com/podcast/episodes/ep-4-hiten-shah/ Hiten Shah is a pillar of the startup ecosystem having founded and run a handful of successful companies himself and having advised over 120…
3: Tessa Kriesel. Teaching under-represented minorities to code
Sep 10, 2019 • 50 min
For transcript, links, show notes, video and more visit: https://pagely.com/podcast/episodes/ep-3-tessa-kriesel/ Tessa Kriesel is the Community Manager for CircleCI and founder of Outspoken Women and Coders of TMRW. She wears many hats but the consistent…
2: Brian Krogsgard. Building the leading WordPress news & community site while raising 2 kids
Sep 9, 2019 • 55 min
Find video, transcripts, links, show notes and more here: https://pagely.com/podcast/episodes/ep-2-brian-krogsgard/ Today Josh Strebel interviews Brian Krogsgard, founder of Post Status. Post Status provides top tier industry analysis, an excellent…
1: Jake Goldman and Zach Brown of 10up. How to manage remote employees and serve major brands like ESPN, Microsoft, TechCrunch & Google
Aug 30, 2019 • 61 min
Find transcript, show notes, links, video and more for this episode here: https://pagely.com/podcast/episodes/ep-1-jake-goldman-and-zach-brown-of-10up/ Today we have Jake Goldman and Zach Brown of 10up. Jake is President, owner and founder of 10up and…