Should we replace Facebook with our personal websites?

By Jason Tucker | December 30, 2018 | 21 Comments
In the era of social media should we look to take back our voice from the monetized networks of social network and go back to the roots of the internet with personal websites? Table of ContentsBuilding websites and content mangement systemsWhy were networks important back then?The rise of FacebookFacebook Like button and comment boxFacebook AuthenticationWhat…

How I cleaned my MailChimp mailing list

By Jason Tucker | September 11, 2018 | 5 Comments
Back in August I did a little of spring cleaning and cleaned out my mailing list for my WordPress podcast network WPwatercooler. The idea was that the number of opens and click through's are pretty low and the number of people that were joining the show as participants was getting smaller so what I did…

Our annual tradition, Letterboxing on January 1st

By Jason Tucker | January 2, 2018 | 15 Comments
Each New Year's day we go on a mini adventure letterboxing with friends and family. Learn more about letterboxing and how you can get involved!

Applying focus to only a few personal projects this new year

By Jason Tucker | January 1, 2018 | 9 Comments
Good Morning! It's Day 1 of January the first day of the new year. I've been thinking a lot about all the things I've done, started and haven't completed and have realized that I need to ditch a bunch of projects I don't have time for and only focus on the ones I do. Most…

WordCamp US in Nashville 2017 with my 12 year old daughter by my side

By Jason Tucker | December 5, 2017 | 11 Comments
This past weekend November 28 - December 3rd my 12-year-old daughter Jessalyn and I flew out and attended WordCamp US in Nashville Tennessee. As I wrote in my previous post -  WordCamp US through the eyes of a 12 year old Jessalyn and I were sponsored to go to WordCamp US by the kind folks at Bluehost via…

Stepping outside of my existing workflow and trying new things

By Jason Tucker | November 23, 2017 | 3 Comments
I'm trying my best to find replacements to tools and services I use for a few reasons: cost, time, difficulty/ease of use, and new hotness.

WordCamp US 2017 from the eyes of a 12 year old

By Jason Tucker | November 15, 2017 | 14 Comments
This year WomenWhoWP sponsored by Blue Host have selected my 12-year-old daughter Jessalyn to attend WordCamp US.

Don’t get caught looking at the clock during a live video stream – Video Streaming Tips

By Jason Tucker | October 22, 2017 | 7 Comments
In this video, I'm going to show you a million dollar tip, one that makes it very easy to stay engaged with your live video stream without showing your viewers you are looking at the clock. I record about 2 hours of live video each week and I have hard starts and hard stops on…

How to build a new WordPress website – https migrations, seo, contact forms, google analytics

By Jason Tucker | October 19, 2017 | 6 Comments
This month at my local WordPress meet up I demonstrated how you can build a WordPress website and what tools you need to get started. I covered a myriad of topics and our plan is to cover this series for the next couple months. We hope that folks can figure out how to build WordPress websites…

Videos from January 2017 OC WordPress developer meetup

By Jason Tucker | January 10, 2017 | 2 Comments
At the January 9th 2017 OC WordPress developer meetup Brandon Dove and Jacob Arriola did presentations that I recorded. If you are into WordPress you may enjoy and learn from these mrxuzsi.