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1 min read Joe Casabona
Business | howibuilt.it | Jan. 10, 2017

Episode 18: Pippin Williamson & Restrict Content Pro - How I Built It

Season 2 is back and the first episode is with Pippin WIlliamson, hot off the heals of his 2016 year in review. This was a great interview where we talk about RCP, business, and of-course, beer

Episode 18: Pippin Williamson & Restrict Content Pro - How I Built It

Business | howibuilt.it | Jan. 10, 2017

It’s the first episode of Season 2 and I’m glad to be back! Leading off, I got to talk to Pippin Williamson about resurrecting Restrict Content Pro, what it’s like being in the WordPress product space, pricing, developing, finding balance, and lots more in this jam-packed half hour. Show Notes
PayPal Documentation
Stripe Documentation
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Community | howibuilt.it | Feb. 14, 2017

Episode 23: Scott Bolinger and AppPresser - How I Built It

It's all about mobile apps and Javascript frameworks in this episode of How I Built It! Scott and I talk about building and transforming AppPresser with the changing landscape of both WordPress & mobile apps.

1 min read Joe Casabona
Security | howibuilt.it | Jan. 18, 2017

Episode 19: Dre Armeda and Sucuri - How I Built It

Dre and I talk the history of Sucuri and the future of internet security.

Episode 19: Dre Armeda and Sucuri - How I Built It

Security | howibuilt.it | Jan. 18, 2017

It’s early in the year and something to think about is security! Dre Armeda is here to tell us all about that – the full history of his company, Sucuri, where they’ve been and why they are kicking it up a notch. Super informative and important to anyone doing business on the web! Show Notes
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1 min read Joe Casabona
Community | howibuilt.it | Feb. 8, 2017

Episode 22: Topher DeRosia and HeroPress - How I Built It

Topher and I discuss the story of how HeroPress came to be, from it's initial idea to its evolution into a platform that gives a voice to the voiceless!

Episode 22: Topher DeRosia and HeroPress - How I Built It

Community | howibuilt.it | Feb. 8, 2017

In Episode 22, Topher and I discuss building HeroPress, sticking with a project when it’s important enough, and giving a voice to people in the community who don’t always feel like they have one. Show Notes
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1 min read Joe Casabona
Tutorials | howibuilt.it | Nov. 10, 2016

Episode 12: Chris Lema and Beyond Good

In this episode, Chris and I discuss all the work that went into creating his membership site, Beyond Good. He did it with no code, offers some great advice, and adds some tips exclusive to How I Built It!

Episode 12: Chris Lema and Beyond Good

Tutorials | howibuilt.it | Nov. 10, 2016

On How I Built It, Joe Casabona interviews product owners and developers to see how they built specific products, from idea to execution. Each week a new guest will talk about his or her process, launching, and evolving the business over time.

1 min read Joe Casabona
Development | howibuilt.it | 8 days ago

Episode 28: Daniel Bachhuber and WP-CLI - How I Built It

Daniel and I talk all about WP-CLI, contributing to Open Source projects, and the importance of automated testing.

Episode 28: Daniel Bachhuber and WP-CLI - How I Built It

Development | howibuilt.it | 8 days ago

In this episode, Daniel and I get pretty heavy into development tools and using WP CLI, automated testing, and the future of WP-CLI and Open Source. We go a little long, but it’s a great conversation no matter what your background is. Show Notes
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1 min read Joe Casabona
Community | howibuilt.it | Sep. 30, 2016

Episode 6: Chris Coyier & CodePen

In this episode, I get to talk to Chris Coyier, we talk all about CodePen: the idea and execution, the interest tech stack and how it was coded, the challenges of certain features, and even a bit on taking VC funding. Definitely a great one to listen to!

Episode 6: Chris Coyier & CodePen

Community | howibuilt.it | Sep. 30, 2016

On How I Built It, Joe Casabona interviews product owners and developers to see how they built specific products, from idea to execution. Each week a new guest will talk about his or her process, launching, and evolving the business over time.

1 min read Joe Casabona
Community | howibuilt.it | Nov. 29, 2016

Episode 15: James Laws and Ninja Forms

James Laws comes on the show to talk about building a good product in a competitive space, building 3.0 from the ground up, testing, and how trusting in people has gotten him where he is today.

Episode 15: James Laws and Ninja Forms

Community | howibuilt.it | Nov. 29, 2016

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In this episode, James and I talk about breaking into the WordPress forms space, early decisions and pivoting, and building 3.0 from the ground up. Learn about how they built a following, evolved the product, and how they tested and migrated their customers to a brand new, fantastic build of the plugin, and what it could mean for the future.
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1 min read Joe Casabona
Community | howibuilt.it | Dec. 22, 2016

Episode 17: Jackie D’Elia & What We Learned Podcasting, Part 2

Part II of my conversation with Jackie D'Elia. We talk getting sponsors and guests, submitting to iTunes, editing, and more!

Episode 17: Jackie D’Elia & What We Learned Podcasting, Part 2

Community | howibuilt.it | Dec. 22, 2016

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It’s the end of Season 1! In this 2-part episode, Jackie and I cover everything we’ve learned while starting a new podcast. In this part (part 2), we go over finding guests and sponsors, choosing the right tools, using iTunes, and more.
Show Notes
Rethink.fm
Rev.com
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1 min read Joe Casabona
Development | howibuilt.it | Oct. 31, 2016

Episode 10: The Beaver Builder Team

I talked to the guys at Beaver Builder about why they started it, their development practice, and supporting an application with over 100K installs.

Episode 10: The Beaver Builder Team

Development | howibuilt.it | Oct. 31, 2016

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In this episode, Robby and Justin from Beaver Builder discuss creating a great product, the importance of feedback from your users and the community, and where they see page builders going.
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1 min read Joe Casabona
Business | howibuilt.it | 15 days ago

Episode 27: Troy Dean & WP Elevation - How I Built It

In this episode, Troy and I talk all about developing online courses, the tools he, used, and how to keep students engaged and completion rates up. If you've been thinking about starting an online course, this interview is a must listen!

Episode 27: Troy Dean & WP Elevation - How I Built It

Business | howibuilt.it | 15 days ago

In this episode, Troy and I have a great conversation about developing online courses, creating scarcity, and keeping students engaged. If you’ve been looking to start an online course or develop a great online community, this episode should not be missed! Show Notes
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1 min read Joe Casabona
Business | howibuilt.it | Jan. 26, 2017

Episode 20: Nathan Ellering and CoSchedule - How I Built It

Nathan and I depart from the more technical discussions usually held on the show and talk all about content marketing and how he helps build a content strategy for a tool designed to do that very thing.

Episode 20: Nathan Ellering and CoSchedule - How I Built It

Business | howibuilt.it | Jan. 26, 2017

It’s episode 20! Woo! This season has been pretty developer heavy so far, but my chat with Nathan is anything but, and there’s a ton of great stuff I learned. We talk about CoSchedule, coming up with content, and all about marketing. It’s definitely something I could use some great advice on, and you’ll find it in this episode. Show Notes
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1 min read Joe Casabona
Business | howibuilt.it | Feb. 21, 2017

Episode 24: Logan Nickleson and Music for Makers - How I Built It

Logan and I talk about how he's using WordPress & EDD to sell his royalty-free music as well as some tips for recording and how he writes new songs weekly!

Episode 24: Logan Nickleson and Music for Makers - How I Built It

Business | howibuilt.it | Feb. 21, 2017

Logan and I talk about what it’s like to sell royalty free music with Easy Digital Downloads, as well as the music-writing process, good sound editing, and tips for recording. This is a great episode because Logan is not necessarily in the WordPress space, but he is using WordPress to sell his music. Show Notes
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2 min read Joe Casabona
Community | howibuilt.it | Oct. 13, 2016

Episode 8: Joost de Valk and Yoast SEO

Joost and Joe talk about everything from how Yoast SEO was started, to good copywriting, and evolving the development process for WordPress projects.

Episode 8: Joost de Valk and Yoast SEO

Community | howibuilt.it | Oct. 13, 2016

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In this episode, Joost and I talk all about his incredibly popular Yoast SEO plugin. Running one of the most popular plugins globally is hard work and it shows in the Yoast SEO team’s development process. We talk about everything from good readability and supporting multiple languages to the rigid development and testing processes. We also wax poetic on the evolution of the development and how it is affecting the WordPress community.
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1 min read Joe Casabona
Community | howibuilt.it | 29 days ago

Episode 25: Bob Dunn & Blogging - How I Built It

BobWP and I talk about how he started his blog, and what others could and should to for their blogs. It's a real back to basics episode that I think all sorts of people can benefit from.

Episode 25: Bob Dunn & Blogging - How I Built It

Community | howibuilt.it | 29 days ago

In this episode, Bob and I get back to WordPress basics and talk all about blogging! Bob talks about how he built his blog, using plugins (60+!), coming up with good content, and a lot more. This is an excellent episode for anyone who uses WordPress or wants to start a blog. Show Notes
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1 min read Joe Casabona
Community | howibuilt.it | Dec. 7, 2016

Episode 16: Jackie D’Elia & What We Learned Podcasting, Part 1

Jackie and I talk shop about what it took to start a podcast this year - what we tried, what we learned, and what we recommended. The conversation was so good, it took 2 parts! Here's part 1.

Episode 16: Jackie D’Elia & What We Learned Podcasting, Part 1

Community | howibuilt.it | Dec. 7, 2016

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It’s the end of Season 1! In this 2-part episode, Jackie and I cover everything we’ve learned while starting a new podcast. In this part (part 1), we go over the ideas for each podcast, some early trial and error, pre- and post-production, tricks of the trade, and more.
Show Notes
Rethink.fm
Audacity
Camtasia
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1 min read Joe Casabona
Community | howibuilt.it | Jan. 31, 2017

Episode 21: Liam Dempsey & WordPress Meetups - How I Built It

Liam and I discuss how to start and maintain a successful meetup by making it about the attendees & the community, and not the organizers.

Episode 21: Liam Dempsey & WordPress Meetups - How I Built It

Community | howibuilt.it | Jan. 31, 2017

In this episode, Liam and I discuss what goes into making a good meetup. As the organizer of one of the most popular (and active) WordPress meetups in the Northeast, and a 2 time WordCamp US organizer, he shares lots of wisdom about what works, what doesn’t group, and ultimately that secret sauce for a successful meetup. Show Notes
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1 min read Joe Casabona
Plugins | howibuilt.it | Nov. 23, 2016

Episode 14: Corey Maass and Kanban for WordPress

Corey and I talk about the trials and tribulations of developing a product plugin, pricing, support, and the Kanban Project Management method.

Episode 14: Corey Maass and Kanban for WordPress

Plugins | howibuilt.it | Nov. 23, 2016

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I get to talk to Corey Maass, a WordPress develop who’s delved into several different products. His most popular plugin, Kanban for WordPress, turns WordPress into a project management system based on the popular Japanese method of displaying cards and showcasing progress. We discuss the challenges of pricing, updates, and staying focused.
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1 min read Joe Casabona
Plugins | howibuilt.it | 7 hours ago

Episode 29: Jonathan Kay & WP Stagecoach - How I Built It

JPK and I discuss how he created WP Stagecoach, a plugin that spins up staging sites for WordPress even if your host doesn't support them. We talk tech and some of the biggest challenges of creating servers based on seemingly infinite numbers of server configs.

Episode 29: Jonathan Kay & WP Stagecoach - How I Built It

Plugins | howibuilt.it | 7 hours ago

In this episode, we get pretty heavy into servers and server setup! Jonathan talks about how he got the idea for WP Stagecoach. We also discuss some of the difficulties with spinning up and simulating multiple server setups, how good coding can go a long way, and much much more. Show Notes
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