Steve Burge

Diving Into WordPress in 2018

I’ve been deeply involved in Joomla and Drupal for years now.

But our Joomla business is doing really well at the moment, and there’s a great team in place, running the site very effectively.

That’s giving me more time to focus on our WordPress projects this year.

There are some books of course. Genesis Explained is very close to launch, and WordPress Explained is getting a major update. Continue reading “Diving Into WordPress in 2018”

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My Recaps of 2017

I wrote 3 very different year-in-review articles for some of our different businesses.

Joomlashack’s review was standard, showcasing how well things are going. I think it’s important to show that Joomla businesses still can successful.

OSTraining’s review talked about business models. In 2017, we made a major change to focus more on books and partnerships.

PublishPress’s review was a very different type of review. I had written a couple of “We did great!” reviews for 2017, so wanted to show the other side too and write a “We screwed up!” review too.

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Apple Maps Get Creepy

I drive our kids to the school bus stop every morning (yes, that’s very American, I know).

This morning, as I’m pulling out of the garage, I get a notification on my phone:

Your destination is 9 minutes away

What the …? I look more closely and the notification is from Apple Maps. I haven’t opened Apple Maps since 2012. Continue reading “Apple Maps Get Creepy”

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Welcome to my #firstworldproblems post.

I make a good living, sitting At my desk all day. I can take breaks at any time and eat whatever I want.

I’ve nothing to complain about except a lack of self-discipline. That freedom to eat has been trouble. Continue reading “218”

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