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Catching up with Do the Woo

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Dan Knauss
Bob puts out so much writing and audio at Do the Woo and has so many different people featured, it's hard to keep up! These are some recent ones I've taken note of but didn't get into a post or…
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The New WooCommerce Agency Partner Program

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Dan Knauss
Here's everything you should know about the WooCommerce Agency Partner Program with their program manager, Mary Voelker. Key takeaways: The WooExpert program started in 2015, and participants had to be invited and pay for a membership in it. Agency partners…

Why the WordPress.org growth charts might not matter

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Dan Knauss
In 2019-20, only four plugins entered the space and broke into the upper tiers. These were Site Kit for Google, Facebook for WooCommerce, Creative Mail for WordPress and WooCommerce, and Google Ads and Marketing by Kliken. Has the WordPress.org repository become a closed shop, a tapped-out ecosystem where the winners have taken all? Here are some suggestions about how to break in or changes that could be proposed to open and diversify the repository. Until that happens, do growth charts matter?

What’s in a Name? HPOS for WooCommerce

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Dan Knauss
Custom Order Tables in WooCommerce are now High Performance Order Storage (HPOS). It's a technical kind of rebranding that's a really good idea to express not only what custom database tables for orders are but what they do. According to…

Nice weather they’re having

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Dan Knauss
Apparently unaffected by downward trends elsewhere, GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY) posted some bullish numbers for their second quarter with revenue up 9% year-over-year, and net Income up 93% year-over-year. See the presentation slides and other prepared remarks from CEO Aman…

Omnichannel or Multichannel?

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Dan Knauss
Here's a detailed post from Bradley Taylor for GoDaddy's WooCommerce Wednesdays — all about multichannel selling. I was curious to see why that's being billed as the future of e-commerce. I've read more about "omnichannel" as the buzzword of the…

Partnerships in WordPress and WooCommerce

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Dan Knauss
Bob Dunn breaks down the main types of partnerships he sees working (in different contexts) in the Woo/WP space: Affiliates and income-generating partnershipsThe Real Business PartnershipThe Sponsorship PartnershipThe Soft Partnership Read/listen to the whole thing for good insights and advice…

Woo Weekly #400: State of WooCommerce 2022

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Dan Knauss
Congrats to Rodolfo Melogli of Business Bloomer and David Mainayar at PeachPay for reaching issue #400 of WooWeekly back in July. To celebrate this milestone, Rodolfo asked a lot of people (including me) to explain what one thing they'd change…

WooCommerce 6.7, Release Cadence update, “If you could change one thing in Woo,” and Marius Vetrici is WooDev of the Week

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Bob Dunn
This week WooCommerce 6.7 was released along with WooCommerce Blocks 7.8.3. Our good friend Rodolfo Melogli polled the Woo community for his 400th issue of WooWeekly: If you could change one thing in WooCommerce, what would it be?" Multidots shares a fascinating case study they have on both migration and multisite for RHRSwag.com. And Marius Vetrici is the WooDev profile of the week. He's been writing code since 1994 and has 10+ programming languages under his belt and 20+ years of experience. Despite (or because of?) that, he's interested in low-code tools and refuses to buy shoes online. You've just got to try them on to get the perfect fit and feel of the shoe on the foot.

WooCommerce Update: Blocks 8.0, Checkout Block Payment Method Guide and Dummy Gateway, Licensing Solutions, Future of Payments, and Carl meets Bōggie

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Bob Dunn
It's WooCommerce Blocks 8.0, and Woo 6.7's final release is close. • A new guide with a tool to help you integrate payment methods with the Checkout Block. • What's your preferred software licensing solution? • The Future of Payments, with David Mainayar and Robert Windisch. • When Carl met Bōggie.
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