Beka Rice

Being Intentional and Getting Better

WP Tip: Update the WP Editorial Calendar Default Options

When you write a lot, using the WordPress post list can be somewhat inefficient. When I’m writing at Sell with WP, I need to schedule posts in advance and get a bird’s eye view of when posts will publish, as… Continue Reading →

Pros and Cons of Co-working spaces

We’ve just wrapped up 6 months of working in a shared office space, and I’ve learned some really interesting things from doing so. There are some very cool aspects to having an office in a shared space, and there are… Continue Reading →

Tip: Add Anchor Links in WordPress Posts via Shortcode

When you’re writing long-form posts (as I frequently do at Sell with WP), it’s really helpful to be able to add anchor links in WordPress posts. These are usually added to headings so users can link directly to a section… Continue Reading →

Recap: WordCamp Boston 2014

I attended my second WordCamp this month at WordCamp Boston, so I figured I’d write up a bit of a recap. We brought the entire SkyVerge team into town for the conference, which was really awesome. This is actually the… Continue Reading →

Winner of the Worst Service Ever: CVS Caremark Review

CVS Caremark

www.caremark.com

I’m hoping this doesn’t sound too much like a rant, but I just want to offer some advice to the other small business owners out there looking for health insurance. I know I’ve advised some of you on my own… Continue Reading →

Why College Can Be Like the Theory of Spontaneous Generation

Okay, so this is a bit of a stretch, but I promise it’s got a point :) . Ever heard of spontaneous generation? I hope so, since you should have in middle school science and high school biology. The theory… Continue Reading →

How to be Bigger and Better

One of my goals is to always be better at the end of one day than I was at the end of the previous day. I don’t always succeed, but that’s the interesting thing about the pursuit of goals. Getting… Continue Reading →

8 Clues that Someone is from Boston

Since we’ve been in Boston for a few months, I thought I’d put together a fun list of things I’ve noticed about Bostonians (and some I’ve started to do myself!). I’m hoping the next few months teach me some more…. Continue Reading →

New Project: Launching ShopStorm

ShopStorm - Shopify Apps

shopstorm.co

So for about a month or so, I was slowly working on a new project that we’ve recently launched: ShopStorm.co. We wanted to rebrand our Shopify apps under one roof, as customers were confused that both WordPress plugins and Shopify… Continue Reading →

Is it Okay to Be in the Minority?

I work with WordPress each day, and have had the pleasure of connecting with some of the people I respect in that sphere. Sometimes people in the WordPress community like to connect via meetups, WordCamps (official conferences), at their own… Continue Reading →

Pros and Cons of Being a City Slicker

I’ve had two very busy months of city life, and have decided to take a step back and look at what I’ve liked and disliked about living in downtown Boston since the end of March, and compare it to suburban… Continue Reading →

Writer’s Block

I’ve had a bit of writer’s block lately when it’s come to blogging. I’ve moved, have been working a lot, and felt like I didn’t have anything to say. Since the major reasons I’ve been blogging were (a) to form… Continue Reading →

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