We ask the tough questions
You’ve got a free half hour during your work day. What do you do?
Draw something on the iPad with either SketchBook or Zen Brush, I find electronic finger painting very relaxing.
Who, or what, is your biggest inspiration?
My grandmother, ALWAYS positive and thankful for her lot in life.
What's the biggest thing you've learnt this year?
I can do more projects at once that I realised I could.
What’s your proudest moment?
Leaving my day job, felt like walking out of a mine shaft into the sunlight!
What’s the smartest bit of marketing you’ve ever done?
Free seminar to 70 people on WordPress for business the day before flying solo!
What’s the one resource you’d never be without?
Laptop or iPad
What’s the most enjoyable element of your work? And the least enjoyable?
Most enjoyable: the smiles and giggles during a workshop when someone realises THEY CAN install and setup their own backup system or web stats feature.
Least enjoyable: repairing a WordPress website after the owner tried the cheaper guy first.
What’s the cheapest, most effective bit of marketing you’ve ever done?
Twitter, twitter, twitter.
What music are you listening to at the moment?
Washington, Ben Harper, Mazy Start
What book are you reading?
Rework by 37 Signals, and Book yourself solid
How would you describe yourself in three adjectives?
Driven, obsessive, passionate.
Do you have a designated ‘work’ wardrobe?
Yes, there must be a waistcoat but it can be dressed up or down.
And now comes the plug!
What do you do? Who for? And how does it benefit them?
I build WordPress websites, train businesses how to manage a WordPress site and provide long term fanatical support for WordPress site owners. I help small to medium businesses build their WordPress advantage.
And where can we find out more?
- Flying Solo Directory: http://thewpguy.flyingsolo.com.au/
- My website: http://thewpguy.com.au
- Twitter: http://twitter.com/thewordpressguy
- Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TheWPGuy
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