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Clouds Compared: AWS vs Azure

I honestly have to say I have never seen such a clean and thorough comparison between two cloud platforms – would’ve loved to see Google Cloud thrown in but then the compare may have run 10,000 words. From Kinsta, AWS vs Azure in 2021 (Comparing the Cloud Computing Giants): “The cloud computing industry has grown […]

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Deep Diving into WordPress, a Podcast

Yours truly on the CloudTweaks podcast Deep Diving into WordPress. WordPress. For a lot of people this name might initially conjure up a place for amateur bloggers, almost a hobbyist site. But nothing could be further from the truth. As an open source web hosting platform, WordPress commands a significant proportion of the overall website […]

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WooCommerce 2021, Ready to Explode

It’s been defrosting, marinating, percolating, however you want to describe the slow burn of WooCommerce over the last year, I believe that 2021 will be a breakout year for WooCommerce as a platform to start competing at a much greater level with Shopify, and BigCommerce. This will be propelled by Automattic providing greater tools and […]

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The Host List

Following up on The Podcast List – not another list of hosting companies you think to yourself but wait, this isn’t a rundown of best WordPress hosting or top 10 managed WordPress hosts. All of the hosting companies below are ones I am actively using, evaluating, or have used . I’ll tell you which ones […]

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Why WordPress is Preferred by Publishers

So I think if you run a blog, you are a publisher, but XWP is targeting their latest post at the BIG publishers (ESPN, Sports Illustrated, etc.), 6 Reasons WordPress Is Preferred by Publishers: “WordPress still works best when it’s at its roots. Publishers and media companies alike flourish on WordPress. Why?” And so the […]

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Anatomy of a Technology Partnership

What is a technology partnership? How is one created? What are the indicators of success? Why bother dissecting this topic, quite simply, smart and well executed technology partnerships – and I will focus on the WordPress platform and greater web ecosystem – can in the short term boost revenue, advance domain expertise, and create opportunities […]