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The Decline of Speed Booster Pack

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Barış Ünver
WordPress success stories are great, but this time, you’re going to read about a failure. It’s about the Speed Booster Pack plugin and the depressing, constant decline of its active installs.

Maddy Osman on Writing for Humans and Robots — Post Status Draft 119

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Dan Knauss
In this episode of Post Draft, Post Status Editor Dan Knauss is joined by Maddy Osman. Maddy is the founder of The Blogsmith, a well-known brand in the WordPress space for quality writing that appeals to your target audience and search engines. Maddy has a new book out that can teach you some of her finely-honed skills. It's called Writing for Humans and Robots: The New Rules of Content Style.

🤝 WordPress Jobs: The Post Status…

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Dan Knauss
🤝 WordPress Jobs: The Post Status Job Board 💼 There are currently 22 Active Job Listings on the Board. We don't have space for them all here, so be sure to check online too. ☀️ Employers: Get your job opening…

Footnotes #456

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Dan Knauss
Issue #456 “One of the marvelous things about community is that it enables us to welcome and help people in a way we couldn’t as individuals.” — Jean Vanier, Community And Growth Howdy! Thinking about WordPress history lately in terms…

Built by WordPress — .com that is

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David Bisset
Automattic enters the low-end website market Automattic this week announced that its "premium website building service" (which was in beta in fall 2020) is now officially accepting customer applications for "websites starting at $4,900 USD." The announcement describes a turnkey…

The 2020 WordPress Annual Survey is…

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Dan Knauss

The 2020 WordPress Annual Survey is open — please take it. ☑️ The results from the 2019 survey have been shared, and there's a lot to learn from them. What is striking is that very few people took the 2019…

Itamar Turner-Trauring writes about why working…

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David Bisset

Itamar Turner-Trauring writes about why working fewer hours is better for you. It's certainly a delicate balance, especially for freelancers. Working longer hours for an extended period of time will eventually result in burnout or mistakes (or both). Freelancers can…

Quick tip: Freelance toolkit by Modern Tribe

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Brian Krogsgard
I found the Freelance Toolkit landing page on Modern Tribe's website today thanks to a Tweet from Tom Willmot: https://twitter.com/tomwillmot/status/444143641569660928 It's apparently been around for a while, but this was the first time I've seen it. The toolkit is a…

Running a Viable Freelance Business

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Curtis McHale
After talking with many small business owners over the years there is one constant, many are good at what they do but bad at business. This book as aimed at helping you be good at business.
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