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…

Episode 16: Building a Personal Brand by Being of Service to Others
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Episode 16: Building a Personal Brand by Being of Service to Others

In this episode, we talk about Ben’s experience at WordCamp US in San Diego, California, and how building a personal brand is good for both entrepreneurs as well as employees. But just how do you go about building a reputation and a personal brand? We determine that being of service to others and helping others…

Episode 15: Finding your Beat: Brand Building Fundamentals
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Episode 15: Finding your Beat: Brand Building Fundamentals

Whether you’re just starting a business or you’re looking to improve your business’ marketing, naming and branding your business can make or break your efforts to grow revenue. In this episode of The Kadence Beat, we look at the challenges of naming a business, coming up with logos, color schemes, and of course why this…

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…