Own Your Influence

Owning your own influence is absolutely crucial in today’s digital age. It means that you have complete control over your content and your audience. You decide how it’s used, distributed, and monetized, and you don’t run the risk of shadow bands, malicious reporting, or account deletion.

  • You own your small business, but do you own your online presence?

    The open web is the fulcrum on which the small-to-medium business (SMBs) digital marketing lever rests. The open web has been absolutely essential to providing SMBs with a platform to showcase their products and services to a wider audience. With the advent of WordPress, building and maintaining an online presence has become incredibly easy and cost-effective. This […]

  • I asked ChatGPT to have Abraham Lincoln teach a class on how to use WordPress.com

    Ladies and gentlemen, it is my honor and pleasure to share my thoughts with you about the use of WordPress.com to build a blog. As a former president and a man of many words, I know a thing or two about effective communication. First and foremost, let me assure you that this technology is not […]

  • Publishing on the Internet is a right, not a privilege.

    WordPress is a popular content management system (CMS) that allows users to create and manage websites without any coding experience. Since its inception in 2003, WordPress has grown to become the world’s most popular CMS, powering over 40% of all websites on the internet. One of the key reasons for WordPress’s success is its democratization […]

  • Jesse Friedman talks about owning your influence at Bluehost’s CreatorCon

    WP CreatorCon is a virtual event curated by Bluehost to bring together WordPress creators from around the world. It seeks to deepen connections between the creators and the community, and recognizing the talent and effort of business owners/bloggers and creative professionals. I gave a talk called “Own Your Influence”. A session that went into the […]

  • Shadow Banning, the invisible social status killer

    In recent years, the term “shadow banning” has become more and more common, particularly in social media circles. But what exactly does it mean? And how does it affect users? In this blog post, we will explore the definition of shadow banning, the reasons behind it, and the potential impact on social media users. Shadow […]

  • I asked ChatGPT how open source has changed the world.

    The answer is pretty damn good.