Episode 24: Trust-Based Marketing in the Era of Social Media
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Episode 24: Trust-Based Marketing in the Era of Social Media

Humans are social creatures and we rely on the advice of trusted influences in our life to make purchasing decisions more than we often realize. In this episode, we check in with Ben on updates on Kadence development, and we review examples of trust based marketing with some ideas on how small WooCommerce store owners…

New: Sell Your Design Library Using Kadence Cloud and SureCart

New: Sell Your Design Library Using Kadence Cloud and SureCart

Designers and developers selling libraries using Kadence Cloud now have a new way to sell access license keys using a new shopping cart application, SureCart. In response to our customer requests, we are delighted to offer a new add on that allows Kadence Cloud users to quickly and easily sell their design libraries using SureCart. …

Why Every Influencer Needs a Kadence WordPress Site
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Why Every Influencer Needs a Kadence WordPress Site

The creator economy is booming, and content creators are building audiences and revenue streams like never before. Whether you’re growing an audience on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok, or any other platform, it’s increasingly critical that you leverage that audience well. Adobe published a study in August 2022 stating that the creator economy has grown by over…

Episode 23: How to Leverage Customer Support Excellence to Build Your Brand

Episode 23: How to Leverage Customer Support Excellence to Build Your Brand

In episode 23 to kick of 2023 of the Kadence Beat, we take a look at how exemplary customer support affects our perception of a brand, whether it is an airline, fast food, or clothing company. We talk about Kadence’s philosophy on customer support and how it began from an empathetic perspective when founder Ben…

Episode 21:  Start Blogging & See Where  Building with Blocks Can Take You with Jake Pfohl
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Episode 21: Start Blogging & See Where Building with Blocks Can Take You with Jake Pfohl

Jake Pfohl has been one of the most active members of the Kadence community since the early days of Kadence as an innovator in building effective websites with blocks. Jake started his blog, StartBlogging101.com and evolved into a full library of design solutions with StartBloggingBlocks.com. In this episode of The Kadence Beat, Hannah and Ben…

Kadence Theme Celebrates 200,000 Active Installations

Kadence Theme Celebrates 200,000 Active Installations

The Kadence Theme just surpassed 200,000 active installations on the WordPress.org repository in record-breaking time. The Kadence Theme has been available on the repository for just over 2 years, and it was just about one year ago when we celebrated Kadence reaching 100,000 active installations. WordPress themes rarely see this rapid growth in such a…

Episode 20: The Kadence Community and Influence with Maestro Stevens

Episode 20: The Kadence Community and Influence with Maestro Stevens

Kadence is so much more than a theme. With a suite of plugins that help anyone create more effective WordPress websites, Kadence also provides opportunity for empowerment for developers looking to create additional streams of income. In this episode, Kathy and Hannah are joined by Maestro Stevens, a WordPress developer who has created a set…

Episode 19: What Makes Someone a WordPress Developer
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Episode 19: What Makes Someone a WordPress Developer

With the era of new no-code tools including those found in the Kadence suite of solutions, we discuss the question of what makes someone a WordPress developer. We also talk about some ways to get started in WordPress, how to set yourself up for success, and ways to stick with problems in order to really…

Episode 18: How to Easily Win with Google’s Helpful Content Update
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Episode 18: How to Easily Win with Google’s Helpful Content Update

In this episode, the Kadence team takes a look at a recent algorithm change that Google released that they are calling the Helpful Content Update. This new change is targeted towards elevating “people-first content” in Google’s search engine result pages. Once you’ve got the fundamentals of the technology in place with WordPress and Kadence, how…

Episode 17: The Benefits and Challenges of Remote Work
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Episode 17: The Benefits and Challenges of Remote Work

The Kadence team is entirely remote and works from home, the beach, coffee shops and various locations around the world. Remote work is a big part of freelancing, agency work, and many in the WordPress community have found ways to do remote work right. Ben, Hannah, and Kathy talk about their own unique remote work…