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Ascencia Fike

Today we are going to conduct the interview of Ascencia Fike from Indonesia. She is an Affiliate marketing specialist at Saturday drive. She had also worked for almost 3 years as a freelancer. She has been to WordCamp in 2019 at Jakarta. She also shared the experience she had during the WordCamp days.

Introduction

Fike is an Indonesian living in Tangerang, Indonesia. She’s been working remotely for almost 3 years, 2 years as a freelancer and 1 year as a marketer in Saturday Drive (Ninja Forms and Caldera Forms).

Q. How did you come into your current field? Share a bit of the background?

Ans:When I freelanced on Upwork right out of college, I started out as a virtual assistant. I did things like processing orders on e-commerce sites, translating from English to Indonesian, and managing content on a website. Then I fell in love with content marketing, because I’ve always loved reading and writing since I was a kid. Now that I know I’m able to do the things that I love while making a living out of it, I decided to pursue my career in content marketing.

Q. What’s the most interesting project you have done to date in WordPress?

Ans:I don’t really code so I don’t develop things in WordPress. But in terms of project, maybe creating my personal website and working for a WordPress company. I spend most of my time in the Posts menu on WordPress. but Creating landing pages for Caldera Forms was one of the most interesting project that i have done to date.

Q. Have you ever been to any WordPress meetups or WordCamps? If yes did you learn anything useful?

Ans:Yes, I’ve been to WordCamp Jakarta 2019. I met so many interesting people, got introduced to the WordPress community in Indonesia. It’s wonderful. In January 2020, I also got to be a speaker at the Jakarta meetup.

Q. What does your workstation look like?

Ans:attached
Ascencia Fike desktop

Q. What kind of tools/software do you currently use for your creations?

Ans:I use Canva, Google Suite, Grammarly, Basecamp, WordPress, Notion, ActiveCampaign.

Q. What interesting feature do you think you would like to see in WordPress and is currently missing?

Ans:I think the existing plugins in the repository are enough for now.

Q. Out of the current plugins and themes which one do you like the most and why?

Ans: Yoast SEO, because it’s so helpful plus the Twenty Nineteen theme!

Q. Which WordPress hosting do you use and would you recommend for your clients and others?

Ans:I use Hawk Host.

Q. Do you like/love what you currently do in WordPress?

Ans:Yes! I love doing my job.

Q. What would you like to do in the future in the current field or somewhere else?

Ans:I’d like to lead a team and/or build a content agency.

Q. Can you give us some reference for whom we should conduct an interview next and why?

Ans:Devin Maeztri from WordPress Indonesia, because she’s done a lot for the WordPress community and is really inspiring.

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