Bill Robbins runs the WordPress theme shop, Organized Themes. In this post, he explains many common myths about running a theme shop. Bill's a great guy, and his honest depiction of running a theme business is refreshing. Also, it turns out our recent lunch helped convince him to write this post, so I'm basically taking full credit. Joking aside, if you are thinking of releasing commercial WordPress products, you need to read this.
Jigoshop, a popular WordPress eCommerce plugin, has announced a partnership with Proxar IT Consulting, that offers a managed and hosted eCommerce platform for serious eCommerce customers. The plan levels are £300 for Silver, £500 per month for Gold, or a custom quote for higher levels. I expect only more of such partnerships across the board in the…
WP Updates is a SaaS that allows plugin and theme authors to provide automatic updates to their customers. It is a third party distribution system that the author uploads their updated files to and WP Updates sends it to customers. Or at least that’s how it is supposed to work. Dev7studios — a company run by…
Robbie Adair speaks at tech conferences around the world about Web Development, Application Development, Media Content Production, and more.
“What is code?” Paul Ford answers the question, with a 38,000 word masterpiece in Bloomberg. This is the first article I’d tell an aspiring programmer to read, and the one that anyone working in technology should have in their permanent collection.
$635.5 billion…That’s “billion,” with a “B.” Let’s look at the size of the universe inhabited by our market of markets of cathedrals and bazaars: the WordPress ecosystem. How should we think about WordPress’s market share or, maybe more accurately, its shares? Are we selling them short and dampening growth?
Brad Touesnard, founder of Delicious Brains Inc., recaps 2018 with an eye to his company’s goals, business practices, and products. It was a busy year apparently and, in Brad’s assessment, their most productive.