The OSTraining Podcast #29: Dusty Davidson on Flywheel and Silicon Prairie

Dusty Davidson is the co-founder and CEO of Flywheel.

Flywheel is a fast-growing WordPress hosting company, Yes, they’re in a crowded market, but Flywheel stands out in at least two key ways. First, they’re based in Omaha, Nebraska: about 2,000 miles from Silicon Valley. Second, Flywheel has a unique, colorful and whimsical culture

Follow Dusty on Twitter at @dustyd and via his blog at

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pp penguins 300x300This episode’s sponsor is PublishPress.

PublishPress offers professional publishing tools for WordPress, including an editorial calendar, pre-publishing checklists, and collaboration tools.

Here’s an overview of the publishing tools you’ll find in PublishPress:

  • There’s a beautiful Editorial Calendar to give a clear picture of all your planned and published content.
  • You can create Notifications to keep your team up-to-date with what’s happening.
  • You can write Editorial Comments to leave feedback for your site’s authors.
  • There are Custom Statuses so you can see where content is in your publishing workflow.
  • The Content Overview screen allows you to drill down and analyze your site’s content.
  • You can add Metadata to give your team extra information about each post.
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  • Steve Burge

    Steve is the founder of OSTraining. Originally from the UK, he now lives in Sarasota in the USA. Steve's work straddles the line between teaching and web development.

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5 years ago

Nice! But it’s the previous episode that’s showing up here in the player.

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