Our guest this month is Dustin Hartzler who runs the very popular podcast YourWebsiteEngineer . Dustin has a number of years developing WordPress-powered websites and now also works as an employee of Automattic (that’s not a typo! it has two T’s) the company which runs WordPress.com

Dustin has been running YourWebsiteEngineer for over four years and it is one of the most popular WordPress podcasts.


We talk about the competition in WordPress hosting. Dustin did a number of podcasts on this particular subject in November 2014 where he looked at over seven of these hosting solutions. He basically agreed with my conclusions connected to the three hosting solutions that we looked at last week; that for real power, great looking, and totally responsive designs SquareSpace was best; however, it was not the easiest of this group to use straight out of the box. The one that we both like the most for ease of use in its interface was Wix.

Additional information on Dustin Hartzler from his About Us page connected to weekly his podcast:

The Podcast

I’m glad you stopped by to check out my site. I’m a huge fan of creating podcasts, so that’s where I spend the bulk of my time creating content. The show started back in 2010 and is released every Wednesday. My goal is to share at least one main topic per show, to help you focus / learn how to do one thing each week. I also field listener’s questions in the show as well. If you have a question, head on over to the contact page and send me a message. I’ll try to get back with you as soon as I can.

All of the episodes have great content; however, newer shows will have the most current solutions, so please keep that in mind while listening to older episodes. If you are relatively new to WordPress, go back into the archives and listen to the first six episodes. This will give you a great background on WordPress and how to prepare for your website. Then, I’d recommend listening to the most recent episode and working through the archives in reverse chronological order.

Video Tutorials

As I continue to learn about WordPress, there are certain things that need video to demonstrate because they are just too difficult describe in an audio episode. My goal is to produce at least one high quality video training guide each month. Check out the webinar replay page to view.

How this Site Can Help You

Are you looking to create a great looking WordPress website, tweak your site for optimal speed, or take your site to the next level? I’ve designed this site to give you the solutions, advice and tutorials you need to succeed. My goal is to help you create a high quality website.

Allow me to help you save hours, weeks, months or even years of research by learning from my past website mistakes. I develop websites full time for my company Hartzler Digital Media. I study and research the technology so I can provide you with the best and most useful tips available.

Do you have a business? Your business’ image depends on the look of your website. With a great looking website, you will set yourself apart from the competition.

I look forward to helping you take your WordPress website to the next level!




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