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Announcing! Custom WordPress Plugin Development

Updated 4/1/2016: has relaunched as a new source for premium WordPress plugins and products from WebDevStudios. I’m really excited to announce my newest venture,! Pluginize is a new service specializing in developing custom plugins for WordPress. Pluginize also specializes in modifying existing WordPress plugins. This can help save development time which in turn […]

Bloomington Startup Weekend Starts February 8th

By Startup Weekend is coming back to Indiana! This time making a stop at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. Startup Weekend Bloomington will take place on the weekend of February 8th-10th. This will mark the second Startup Weekend of the year. Tickets for the event are $20 and go towards covering event expenses. I […]

Startup Weekend Launches New Podcast: Startup the Show

By recently launched a new podcast called Startup the Show. Hosted by Andrew Hyde of and Rana Sobhany of, Startup the Show will discuss startups, culture and business. They will also be interviewing many founders of companies from their startup weekend adventures. New episodes will be released three times a week […]

TechCrunch40 Conference Starts Today

By The TechCrunch40 conference kicks off today in San Francisco. TechCrunch40 is a conference put together by internet drama king Jason Calacanis. They have selected 40 of the hottest startups to demo their products to a panel of experts over a 2 day period. TechCrunch40 also has a DemoPit allowing an additional 100 startups […] Monthly Web 2.0 Goodies

By Do you wish you could get some cool Web 2.0 merchandise, but don’t live anywhere near a coastline? No problem thanks to a new site StartupSchwag is basically a Web 2.0 t-shirt of the month club. For a small fee of $19.55, which includes the standard $14.95 fee and $4.60 for shipping, […] Keep Receipts Organized

By Do you shop online? Of course you do, who doesn’t these days? Welcome to the scene. Shoeboxed is a new startup with a pretty clever idea: organizing and tracking your online shopping receipts. After a quick registration Shoeboxed will provide you with an email address that you can use at online stores […] Find Interesting People

Welcome to, a quick and efficient way of finding and tracking interesting people. Gleamd allows users to add interesting people to their database and then rank people based on how interesting they are with a “Digg” style voting button. This is what sets Gleamd apart from sites like Wink or Spock. Gleamd also gives […] Find and Share Web Applications

Finding new web applications online can be a tricky task. With hundreds launching daily how is it possible to keep up? has the answer. With over 5000 web applications in their catalog, aims to make finding new cool web applications easier than ever! SimpleSpark takes the catalog idea and wraps in some nice […] Sharing Bills Made Easy

At one point or another most of us have had to put up with a roommate. Whether it be in the dorm room at college, the barracks in the military, or an apartment building, having a roommate is a great way to help bring down your cost of living. Enter Billshare is a simple […]

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Brad Williams is a computer programmer and tech junkie who enjoys exploring technology and sharing his knowledge and experience with others.


CEO of WebDevStudiosMaintainn, and Pluginize. Co-author of Professional WordPress and Professional WordPress Plugin Development.


Brad resides in Philadelphia.


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