Note: I didn’t mean to publish this to the podcast feed, but I guess podPress assumed it was a episode and published it anyway. Cest la vie! So, consider this lagniappe. – Charles
Lorelle wandered around during the breaks at WordCamp Dallas asking participants for their opinions on the weekend event and their thoughts on WordPress and blogging in general. Everyone was so open and sincere in their appreciation of the event, excited to meet Matt Mullenweg and the rest of the Automattic team, and the top notch speakers, some of whom shared their thoughts on the event with me in this interview.
The variety of bloggers present were incredibly diverse, covering everything from life blogging to cooking to high technology. DB Ferguson of No Fact Zone, one of the top Steve Colbert fan sites shared her blog post and thoughts about sitting behind the famous Matt Mullenweg during the conference – close enough to touch!
Dorian Karthauser of DK Enterprises had only been blogging for three weeks, one of the “youngest” bloggers present. She took time out to share her thoughts on being new to blogging and WordPress, citing some of the challenges she’s had learning how to blog with WordPress as well as the lessons she took away from the conference.
Charlene Mullenweg shared some thoughts and insights into being the sister of one of the most famous “Matts” around, and about her own experiences blogging, and being in a blogging family.
Lorelle enjoyed talking to people about their thoughts on WordCamp Dallas, WordPress and their personal experience with blogging. Sit back and enjoy the next 32 minutes of insights and lessons learned.
The voices include:
00:10 Bill Sholar of Webfratelli
00:37 Dan Bates
00:59 Jonathan Bailey of Plagiarism Today
01:45 Ptah Dunbar
02:34 Bryan Lee
03:14 Cory Miller of iThemes Media
03:44 Henry Pugsley
04:07 Kerry Webster of WEBsmith internet consultants
04:44 Wendi McGowan of Wendistry, LLC and Scott Ellis of vsellis.com
05:36 Dave Curlee and Katherine Curlee of RealCookN.tv
06:28 DB Ferguson of No Fact Zone
07:48 Alexander Frison of Not a Niche
09:18 Tony Cecala of Holistic Networker
10:04 Mike Borschow of MetroQ.com
11:55 Mark Ghosh of Weblog Tools Collection
12:30 Dorian Karthauser of DK Enterprises (beginner blogger)
17:35 Charlene Mullenweg (sister of Matt Mullenweg)
23:15 Jim Halloran of AlcoholismDiseaseFree.com
24:13 Ryan Joy and Michelle Greer of Volusion and Michelle’s Blog
26:41 Kathleen Ratliff
27:14 William Addington of Williamedia
28:31 Doug Smith of smithsrus.com and Hide a Pod
29:25 Ronald Huereca of Readers Appreciation Project and Weblog Tools Collection
30:23 Dimitri (blog not public – biotech)