WordPress performance and risk management tips

By Mendel / February 1, 2017 / 0 Comments

When I first started creating WordPress websites… …I was just happy to be able to offer my clients an admin area, and visitors a consistent navigation and theme. Ten years ago, security, disaster recovery, redundancy, performance, and scaleability were things I thought about (that hasn’t changed), but modifications to address those issues weren’t easy to […]

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America’s SBDC Conference photo book

By Mendel / September 23, 2016 / 0 Comments

Stepping off the plane in Orlando is always a little surreal. The mix of families, Disney enthusiasts, retirees, and conference-goers has always been a stark contrast from other places I visit. This week, I ventured to Orlando’s enormous conference complex to spend time with SBDC (Small Business Development Center) advisors and consultants from around the […]

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Introducing, my new project

By Mendel / September 19, 2016 / 0 Comments

In the past eight years I’ve traveled nearly 400,000 miles, visited 84 cities in 11 countries, and spent the equivalent of two years exploring, learning, giving talks, and building relationships with some of the most awesome community leaders, business minds, and engineers in the world. While journeying I’ve collected over 30,000 photos and thousands of […]

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INTERVIEW: Brian Krogsgard on building a boutique news source

By Mendel / July 5, 2016 / 0 Comments

I caught up with Brian Krogsgard recently in Vienna, and he and I chatted about building Post Status, a trusted boutique industry news source for WordPress. Enjoy! Brian Krogsgard:  Hello.  My name is Brian Krogsgard and I am privileged to sit next to Mendel Kurland today.  We are in Vienna, Austria.  A beautiful country that’s […]

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Producing a quality video interview on the go

By Mendel / June 14, 2016 / 0 Comments

About a month ago, I decided to downsize my travel tech. The goal was to do much more with much less. I’ll be posting a full, “what’s in my bag” post soon, but thought my interview setup might be useful to new traveling content creators. It’s compact, and allows me to capture decent video and […]

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