Site Status: Auto loading CDBaby royalty totals complete

I’m proud to say that I finally completed the necessary work to 100% automate the grabbing and parsing of royalty and transaction information from CDBaby and getting it imported and working inside of word-press utilizing the “Product Vendors” and “Product Bundles” extensions.  So now our affiliated artists (our “vendors”), whom we license the right to Read more about Site Status: Auto loading CDBaby royalty totals complete[…]

My Vision

As a musician I’ve been pretty annoyed with the quality and limitations of some of the services that are offered to musicians and bands theses days.  Certain sites will sell and distribute your albums  … but for a 30-40% commission or a ridiculous yearly contract fee, and without giving you easy access to your data Read more about My Vision[…]

Site Development Status: Affiliates can now list & sell their own products, bookings, etc

So building on the integrations that I’ve been able to put together already for the WWRKDS site: I’ve just finished adding the Wodpress, WooCommerce, and Product Vendors plugin hooks in order to have Affiliate/Vendor administrators be able to have additional metadata on their vendor account such as a vendor logo, website info etc. To see Read more about Site Development Status: Affiliates can now list & sell their own products, bookings, etc[…]

Site Development Status: Ingest of 3rd Party Sales Data

Whew! I made a major milestone in getting the site up to snuff! I now have at least a manual entry tool that will let me take the outputs of my daily CDBaby web-crawler & web-scrape runs and import them into woo-commerce by SKU and correctly handle product bundles and vendors. That really doesn’t sound Read more about Site Development Status: Ingest of 3rd Party Sales Data[…]

New Site Development Status: New Licensing and Sampler Submission Page

Well, site development is going along fairly well. I just finished getting the sampler Licensing and song transfer page up and running for artists that we’ve selected to be on the sampler albums. That’s been a HUGE goal of mine to streamline that process. Scratch that one off the list! Next up: Re-working my CDBaby Read more about New Site Development Status: New Licensing and Sampler Submission Page[…]

WooThemes “Product Vendors” Error and Patch

Update: The below still also applies up through “Product Vendors” v1.1.11 as the developer still has not patched the error.  (I notified and had a lengthy e-mail conversation with WooThemes support and also sent them the code patch below on 2015-02-22) Issue: Using the WooThemes “Product Vendors” v1.1.8 When I manually enter an order for Read more about WooThemes “Product Vendors” Error and Patch[…]

New WWRKDS Website Development Status

I’ve been recently putting in a LOT of work on getting a new Willful Wreckords Site up and running that should be a significant upgrade to our online presence. My goals for this project: – Unification of informational content with the online store functions and royalty + affiliate account management. – Make it look less Read more about New WWRKDS Website Development Status[…]