October 8th, 2007 - by ses5909

Random Bits

Episode 11 – 10/08/2007

Guest: Alex King, Developer and Entrepreneur AlexKing.org

Background: Designer, Developer, WordPress guru, Volleyball Player

Total Time: 30 minutes

It was really awesome to sit down and talk to Alex King about WordPress, which is what most people know him for, but also to learn more about his business, Crowd Favorite, the projects he is working on, and the man behind the Mac!

Podcast Highlights

  • 00:20 – Find out what Alex attributes to WordPress’ widespread success?
  • 02:44 – How many plugins does Alex have installed?
  • 03:37 – Which WordPress plugins should be standard issue?
  • 06:02 – What is a favorite plugin of Alex’s that HE didn’t write?
  • 07:28 – Will WP always be free?
  • 09:19 – What do you say to people who say blogging is just a fad?
  • 11:28 – We learn more about Alex running his own company
  • 14:59 – We talk about bad client experiences
  • 16:49 – Find out what web development tools Alex uses
  • 18:03 – I ask about two projects Alex is working on: ShareThis.com and MyFreeBusy.com
  • 27:38 – We get personal

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5 Responses to “Random Bits Podcast with Alex King”

1 Golgotha

Cool, that was fun listening to Alex, a fellow Coloradian!

He is one lucky guy to be able to golf Castle Pines – the pro course! Best course in Colorado IMO is Arrowhead, but it’s pricey. I also like Fossil Trace in Golden.

Too bad I will never be able to work for him since they are all Mac guys 😉

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Thanks for the free podcasts! You guys rock from the start!

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5 Golgotha

If any of you guys are ever in Colorado and want to golf, let me know, I’m always up for it!

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