Many plugins in the WordPress.org repository have shown a significant drop in active install growth this year.
How to read a lot without giving up your personal time — and three books worth reading on business and life.
Is it still possible to make a living as a small WordPress company, freelancer, or solopreneur? The community says yes!
Delicious Brains has acquired Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), and Liquid Web inked a deal to acquire Iconic.
In this exclusive interview, Pippin Williamson and Matt Danner discuss the acquisition of Restrict Content Pro by iThemes.
WooCommerce Payments offer an in-dashboard, single-account experience for WooCommerce store owners to manage all transactions.
In this episode of Post Status Draft, I talk to Syed Balkhi about Awesome Motive’s acquisition of All In One SEO, the long-running SEO plugin by Michael Torbert, which boasts more than 2 million active installs.
Cory Miller is now a co-owner and Partner of Post Status. He’s purchased half of the business and will help run and grow it moving forward.
Salesforce Ventures has invested an incredible $300 million as the sole investor in Automattic’s Series D, their first raise since 2014. Total investment is now $491 million over 15 years.
Automattic has purchased Tumblr from Verizon, in a firesale move reported to be for less than $3 million. There is still value in the site, however, for Automattic.
Shopify has a lot going for it. WooCommerce, though, is the better platform for ecommerce on the Open Web.
WP Engine has acquired Flywheel — which boasts more than 200 employees and $18 million in revenue. WP Engine is setting the stage for an IPO in the next couple years.
Automattic has acquired Prospress, the makers of WooCommerce Subscriptions — WooCommerce’s highest revenue-generating extension — for an undisclosed sum.
I am joined by Matt Mullenweg to discuss decision making, Gutenberg, core WordPress processes, Automattic’s business, and more.
In this episode, I talk with James and Kevin — cofounders of the Ninja Forms product — to discuss why their next leg of their business is in the competitive landscape of eCommerce.
Liquid Web has announced the acquisition of iThemes in an all cash deal that includes the entire iThemes team moving over to Liquid Web as an independent unit, and iThemes products will be included in various Liquid Web offerings.
Building a WordPress-based product business is a much different process than it used to be. People have to do something different and better than what has come before.