A bit of additional WooCommerce news: Joel Bronkowski, one of the top leaders within WooCommerce — technically as director of business development — and mostly dealt with third party partnerships, has decided to leave Automattic. Surprisingly (to me at least), he decided to go to Shopify, WooCommerce's biggest threat in the marketplace. Joel blogged about the tough decision on his personal site, and I'm really happy for him.
What makes membership work? What makes people do more than consume your product or service but also contribute back to it?
Mailchimp & Co‘s 2021 Benchmark Report on freelancers using Mailchimp said “the top 10% charge $197 per hour.” The 2022 Report did not post data about rates but indicated they had generally gone up. The same was true in the agency benchmark report. We need something like this for WordPress.
Jilt has announced they have stopped taking new accounts, and they will be shutting down on April 30, 2022. Existing customers will be able to use Jilt’s service and support until that time. 🛒 I spoke with Beka Rice and she shared the following: Max, Justin, and I still lead the SkyVerge team inside of…
Last week, Steve Burge asked on Twitter, “how many female-run WordPress companies are there?” A big list emerged in the replies:
There are a number of things that concern me in regard to WordPress comments. They are one of those features that I have a love hate relationship with. Comments are great for active, well moderated communities. I genuinely enjoy receiving comments from Post Status readers, where people often add value to the conversation. For many…
James Laws interviewed Kevin Stover ( his cofounder at Ninja Forms) and Phil Derksen (founder of WP Simple Pay) on the Mastermind.fm podcast. If you want to learn more about business models and what it’s like selling a business, add this episode to your playlist.