Episode 14:  Best Practices in Hiring Help for WordPress
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Episode 14: Best Practices in Hiring Help for WordPress

We all need a little help getting things done on our WordPress sites sometimes. Maybe that involves hiring a designer, a developer, or maybe you want to hire someone to handle it all for you. In this discussion about best practices for hiring WordPress help, the team talks about everything from deciding when you need…

Episode 13: Demystifying WordPress Tech: Where can curiosity take you?
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Episode 13: Demystifying WordPress Tech: Where can curiosity take you?

In this episode, the team talks about how they got into WordPress, coding, and technology, and they ask some deeper questions about the difference between technical and non-technical people. Is WordPress too technical for some people? Can agency and freelancers can help their clients succeed by encouraging them to try to break their sites? How…

Episode 12: Resources to Make Publishing with WordPress Better, Easier & Faster
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Episode 12: Resources to Make Publishing with WordPress Better, Easier & Faster

WordPress is an amazing tool for sharing your content with the world, but it can’t do everything. (Yet?) In this episode, the Kadence team talks about some of the tools we use to make publishing with WordPress better, easier and faster. We not only discuss tools to help you create content, but how to determine…

Episode 11: How Shop Kit Provides the Foundation for WooCommerce Innovation
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Episode 11: How Shop Kit Provides the Foundation for WooCommerce Innovation

Kadence Shop Kit 2.0 is currently in beta, and it promises to change how WooCommerce sites engage with their audiences. With new methods of providing shoppers engaging experiences with products, we expect to see a new wave of innovation in the eCommerce space. In this episode, we talk about the benefits WooCommerce has over other…

Episode 10:  Building Design Prototypes in  WordPress with Kadence
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Episode 10: Building Design Prototypes in WordPress with Kadence

Every new design starts somewhere, and tools like Figma, Invision, Axure, or Adobe XD provide designers with innovative ways to create visual representations of web design. However, in the WordPress world, innovations in the block editor make creating designs natively, in the space closest to implementation, even easier. In this episode we get real about…

Episode 9: Attracting Website Traffic:  Don’t Be a Rainbow in the Dark
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Episode 9: Attracting Website Traffic: Don’t Be a Rainbow in the Dark

There’s nothing more frustrating than building a beautiful site that no one visits. At Kadence, we’re committed to helping our customers build beautiful sites that are effective, and attracting website traffic is a huge part of that. In today’s episode, we talk about attracting traffic to your site through everything from social media and influencers…

Episode 8: Effectively Using Popups as  a Part of the Customer Journey
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Episode 8: Effectively Using Popups as a Part of the Customer Journey

Marketers use popups because they are so effective at gaining a user’s attention, however, they can create a user experience nightmare if implemented wrong. We review some of the best ways that popups, modals, and even slide-ins and banners can be used effectively in a way that supports your business objectives while being useful and…

Episode 7: The Money is in the List: Using Email Effectively
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Episode 7: The Money is in the List: Using Email Effectively

Once you’ve encouraged your site visitors to interact with your brand, it’s time to get a little more personal and get them on your email list. In this episode, we talk about email marketing strategies, both from the perspective of site owners and digital marketers, but also as consumers. We discuss ways to connect with…

Episode 6: Website User Experiences That Drive Users Insane
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Episode 6: Website User Experiences That Drive Users Insane

Most website owners attempt to create user experiences that they would want to experience themselves, but sometimes business and/or marketing goals create experiences that drive users insane. In today’s episode, Hannah, Ben and Kathy bring their grievances to The Kadence Beat, but also provide some alternative solutions that could potentially help site owners avoid pitfalls…

Episode 5: Building a Passionate Community Around Your Brand
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Episode 5: Building a Passionate Community Around Your Brand

Building a passionate community around your brand is a powerful part of growing your business, but it can seem daunting in the beginning and isn’t without pitfalls. Hannah and Ben talk about the early days of Kadence and how a Facebook group helped support the brand’s growth. We also answer a listener’s question about dynamic…