Do the Woo is your connection between yourself as a WooCommerce builder and the Woo core community. I help you to better understand what is being talked about, thought about and planned for the future of WooCommerce. Here you can connect and hear what Woo builders from all walks of life are thinking and doing through the Do the Woo podcast and our other community connections. And discover what is happening in the community in my in-depth news that covers every aspect you should know as a WooCommerce community member. This is your portal as a builder.
Do the Woo is independently written, produced, owned and operated by BobWP and is not affiliated with WooCommerce or Automattic or any other business or entity. WooCommerce trademarks used with permission.
The Do the Woo Podcast
The Do the Woo podcast originally started in March, 2016. After 25 episodes, later that same year we decided to change it to the WP eCommerce Show to cover the broader space of WordPress and eCommerce.
But I missed the Woo so at the end of 2017 I started it back up as a new podcast and asked Brad Williams to join me as co-host as a twice monthly show.
At the beginning of 2019, Do the Woo took a big leap with going weekly, and adding two new co-hosts: Jonathan Wold from WooCommerce and Mendel Kurland from Nexcess. This brought it a new vitality and, of course, perspectives to Do the Woo.
Do the Woo – Community and News Site
Which brings us to the present. As you have already read at the beginning of this page, Do the Woo is now all about community and news. The podcast now has 6 episodes per month. News has become a larger part of the site. In fact, there are just too many cool things going on here to list.
If this is the first time to the site, I hope you can take a moment to peruse what this site brings to you as a Woo builder. If there is something you think that is missed, let me know. I’m here for the community.
The Faces Behind Do the Woo
BobWP – Publisher, podcast and Founder of the Do the Woo Podcast
As I kid, I never thought of being a podcaster. Probably because it didn’t exist. But I was fascinated with radio.
I ran a marketing company prior to my entrance into the WordPress space and my first eCommerce endeavor was in 2004 with a stock photography site. It was an interesting experience and I will just leave it at that.
I started using WordPress in 2007. The BobWP brand was born in 2010 and I spent time training and consulting for WordPress as well as writing tons of content for this site over the years.
Between those early years of WordPress, I dove back into eCommerce a bit more by starting a membership site in 2008 as well, a time before membership sites really were catching on. And obviously with the technology nowhere at where it is today, it took us a good 9 months to develop the site.
And when WooCommerce was released in 2011, eCommerce became a bigger part of my life. I have taught and written a lot about WooCommerce, and now I am taking on the task to connect the WooCommerce builder community. Hope you will join me.
In 2016, after having worked with WooCommerce for 5 years and started to incorporate more content around it. Well, the rest is history and in early 2019 I moved into a complete focus of WooCommerce. Today I bring you the definitive Do the Woo community and news site.