This article is part of the “Way of the Tortoise” series. You can check out our other posts in this series here. Check back regularly to read our other updates. Good content is hard. It always has been. People have been figuring out how to keep producing fresh and engaging content since the invention of … Read More


29 Sep 2016

This article is part of the “Way of the Tortoise” series. You can check out our other posts in this series here. Check back regularly to read our other updates. I told Jennifer: “Hey, great job on your guys’ redesign. What were the goals you had for the refresh?” Without skipping a beat, Jennifer said … Read More


27 Sep 2016

I had the honor and pleasure of speaking at WordCamp Los Angeles 2016. It was a lot of fun and I got to speak on a topic that has been near and dear to me this year. Marketing automation. It’s not the most intriguing talk you’ll watch and that goes for all my talks. Not … Read More


26 Sep 2016

Page builders. They’re all over the place and if you build sites for clients then you’ve at least given some “side-eye” at the solutions that are out there. The most polished and refined is clearly Beaver Builder. I’ve used Beaver Builder on a few projects now. I like its ease of use. However, what I … Read More


29 Aug 2016

I saw the tweet that Pressmatic was announced as a Sponsor of the WordCamp in my backyard. I was curious and took a look. I saw an interesting product, one with promise. But it was something I already had a tried and true product for and didn’t need anything else. I handed over my $99 to … Read More


03 Aug 2016
WordPress Pasadena

  Howdy folks! I hope you all had yourselves a wonderful and explosive holiday! If you live in or near the San Gabriel Valley (SGV) and use some WordPress then have I got the thing for you! We’re going to be hosting our meetup at Epic Spaces on August 9th. Are you ready? You best … Read More


02 Aug 2016

And we are back with our second Advanced WordPress meetup in Pasadena! This month we’ll be throwing it down back at the Apple Store. You’re welcome to come and attend regardless of your skill level. As stated above, anyone is welcome to attend; although it’s important to note what the meetup will be about. This … Read More


12 Jul 2016
WordPress Pasadena

  Howdy folks! I hope you all had yourselves a wonderful and explosive holiday! If you live in or near the San Gabriel Valley (SGV) and use some WordPress then have I got the thing for you! We’re going to be hosting our meetup at Epic Spaces on July 12th. Are you ready? You best … Read More


05 Jul 2016

How we work; how we set up our workflows and go about our day-to-day business is a very personal thing. There is no shortage of methods to organize best and manage the details of a project. This topic has been an area I’ve spent way too much time on over the last few years and … Read More


30 Jun 2016
wordpress plugin basics

I was honored to be invited to speak at the LAdobe User Group meetup, in Santa Monica. It was a fun and informal event sponsored by Inmotion Hosting and Recruiting Social. Big thanks to the sponsors! Adam Bell runs the LAdobe User Group and has done so for roughly twenty years! That’s older than my … Read More


24 Jun 2016
competitor research

This article is part of the “Way of the Tortoise” series. You can check out our other posts in this series here. Check back regularly to read our other updates. Research. It’s not always fun, but it’s always informative. If you’re working on gaining more visibility online for your business then, research is a must. If … Read More


21 Jun 2016

Software development of any type is opinionated. Many developers draw a line where best practices end and personal preference begin. That’s okay. When it comes to web development, specifically WordPress development, I have a few opinions as to what I ship out with sites I build. Today, I’m going to share some of those opinions … Read More


17 Jun 2016