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.
Kira Leigh works with WordPress, but in most instances she’d rather avoid it. I talk to her about why she’s a WordPress skeptic.
Sharing without a strategy. Blogging without a plan. Connecting without an angle. Maybe that’s how Tumblr shines?
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.
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.
Team Memberships are a new way to support Post Status and provide continuous education and excellent community insights for your entire organization.
The Deal of the Week is an opportunity for companies to reach the Post Status audience, and for readers to save money.
Automattic has acquired Prospress, the makers of WooCommerce Subscriptions — WooCommerce’s highest revenue-generating extension — for an undisclosed sum.
In this episode I talk to Anil Gupta about his journey and philosophies building Multidots — a company doing enterprise web development work all over the world with more than 100 employees.
I am joined by Matt Mullenweg to discuss decision making, Gutenberg, core WordPress processes, Automattic’s business, and more.
Gutenberg has been an ambitious undertaking, but the new WordPress editor marks an important step for WordPress. The platform must continue to be both easier to use and more powerful to extend, and Gutenberg is a step in the right direction on both fronts.
It’s time to discuss blockchain technology from the perspective of the WordPress ecosystem, to discuss threats, opportunities, and generally discover how this emerging sector could impact WordPress.
In this episode I discuss eCommerce and considerations for eCommerce merchants, with Andrew Youderian of eCommerce Fuel.
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.
In this episode, Brian and Brian discuss several acquisitions that have occurred in the WordPress space in recent weeks.
In this episode, I interview Brian Casel, the owner of Audience Ops, a productized content service he’s built to employ 30 people. He also runs a podcast and course on helping others productize their services.
In this episode, Brian is joined by Jay Hoffmann — the owner and curator of The History of the Web, a timeline and history of the web — and they discuss the project, as well as WordPress’s 15 year arc of history.