Divi Nation Podcast Episode 25: Developer Thierry Muller on Creating Divi 3.0, Quality Code, and WordPress Community

Divi Nation Podcast Episode 25: Developer Thierry Muller on Creating Divi 3.0, Quality Code, and WordPress Community

In this episode of Divi Nation we begin a series of internal interviews with the Elegant Themes Design and Development team. During the Divi 100 Marathon, as we count down to the release of Divi 3.0, we thought it would be a great time for the community to meet the people responsible for creating the theme we all use and love.

In this conversation Thierry Muller gets into a wide range of subjects including his WordPress and web development story, joining the Elegant Themes team, and working towards the future of Divi.

Divi Nation Podcast Episode 24: Establishing a Workflow for Distributed Design Teams with Cory Jenkins

Divi Nation Podcast Episode 24: Establishing a Workflow for Distributed Design Teams with Cory Jenkins

Many members of the Divi Community, including Elegant Themes itself, use or are a part of a distributed work force of designers, developers, content creators, and project managers. Having the right tools in place and establishing a good workflow for incoming projects is essential to success. Otherwise you risk dropping tasks, miscommunication, and overall disorganization–all of which can drastically effect your company’s bottom line. If not erase it all together. That’s why Cory Jenkins of Aspen Grove Studios share his experience about how they manager their team and the tools that make it all possible.

Divi Nation Podcast Episode 23: Growing a Photography Business with Divi & Extra Featuring Dan Carr

Divi Nation Podcast Episode 23: Growing a Photography Business with Divi & Extra Featuring Dan Carr

For the first time we’re interviewing a business owner who has built their own website using Divi (and later switching to Extra) and asking them to share the lessons they learned along the way. Professional photographer Dan Carr–who’s done work with Nike, Red Bull, Oakley, and other large brands–about the role WordPress, Divi, and Extra have played in the establishment and growth of his business online. We also revisit some of his biggest breakthrough moments and the lessons he feels every entrepreneur using WordPress (and especially Divi) should take to heart.

Divi Nation Podcast Episode 22: Community Q&A with Nick Roach, Founder & CEO of Elegant Themes

Divi Nation Podcast Episode 22: Community Q&A with Nick Roach, Founder & CEO of Elegant Themes

Since starting the Divi Nation podcast there has been one guest that the entire community has wanted to see on the show. It was an obvious choice as he’s the guy behind all of the great tools Elegant Themes has been creating for WordPress users since 2008 – the founder, CEO, and visionary designer of Elegant Themes – Nick Roach.

In this interview Nick answers around 20 questions submitted by the Divi Nation community via email, blog comments, and Facebook.

Divi Nation Podcast Episode 19: Benefits of Freelancing for Design Agencies with Amber Weinberg

Divi Nation Podcast Episode 19: Benefits of Freelancing for Design Agencies with Amber Weinberg

This time around we’re talking about the benefits of freelancing for design agencies. The guest Amber Weinberg, a freelance WordPress front-end developer living and working out of Nashville Tennessee, has been working with WordPress professionally since 2008 and over the years has enjoyed the best of both the freelancing world and the agency world by attaching herself to one or more agencies at a time and maintaining both higher rates than she could get locally and the treasured autonomy of a freelancer.

Divi Nation Podcast Episode 18: Do Less Sooner & Other Great Advice from Pippin Williamson

Divi Nation Podcast Episode 18: Do Less Sooner & Other Great Advice from Pippin Williamson

In this episode learn from one of the most successful WordPress plugin developers on the planet. During interview Pippin Williamson, one of creators of many popular WordPress plugins (three in particular stand out: Affiliate WP, Easy Digital Downloads, and Restrict Content Pro) tells his WordPress story; from curious college kid looking to make rent, to a plugin developer with tens of thousands of active plugin installs. We also talk about the importance of great customer support, delegation, and Pippin’s number one tip for long term success.

Divi Nation Podcast Episode 17: Brian Gardner on Breaking Through the Wall & Living With No Sidebar

Divi Nation Podcast Episode 17: Brian Gardner on Breaking Through the Wall & Living With No Sidebar

In this episode of Divi Nation sit down with Brian Gardner,the founder of StudioPress, creator of the Genesis Framework, and current partner at Rainmaker Platform, to hear his WordPress story and learn from both his mistakes and successes as a WordPress entrepreneur. He shares how he went from a project manager for an architectural firm to blogging with WordPress, to effectively starting the premium WordPress market, to growing StudioPress, creating Genesis, merging with Copyblogger, and a lot more