Envira Gallery acquired the juggernaut of WordPress and photography — Imagely. Imagely is the owner of NextGEN Gallery. I learned that while NextGEN is still significantly larger in terms of active websites, Envira counts nearly two-thirds of its installs as paying customers, whereas NextGEN has fewer than 15% of its active sites are using the paid product. It’ll be interesting to see how Envira does with this huge opportunity to convert those non-paying customers.
Finally, I hope you’ll check out my latest on YouTube where I talk about the need for an improved new user experience in WordPress.