WordPress and SaaS Business Blog

Writings and musing while working with WordPress and SaaS for the last 10+ years.

Bringing strategy and focus to additional brands: iThemes, Kadence, and Iconic
Business

Bringing strategy and focus to additional brands: iThemes, Kadence, and Iconic

My main focus has been on GiveWP for the better part of the last 8-years. In that time we have taken the brand from an idea to a multimillion dollar project. I learned a lot throughout that journey and it’s shaped me into the person I am today. Today I’m excited to announce that I’ll…

Atarmin
Business

Why I invested in a founder and his business: Vito Peleg and Atarim

It’s common to hear investors talk about investing in founders more so than their solutions. To me, having an excellent founder paired with a project they are passionate about, built from scratch, and are all-in on is even more attractive. I believe Vito Peleg, his excellent team, and Atarim are such a pairing. Who is…

Released! Two new blocks to display business info and reviews from Google and Yelp
Branding | Coding | Web Development | WordPress

Released! Two new blocks to display business info and reviews from Google and Yelp

One of the first WordPress plugins I developed more than 10+ years ago was a widget to pull in reviews from Yelp. I called it Yelp Widget Pro. After seeing some moderate success with that plugin, I then developed a very similar plugin called Google Places Reviews. These went untouched for a number of years……

WordCamp Europe 2022
Business | Life & Travel | WordPress

Catch me at WordCamp Europe 2022 speaking about WordPress acquisitions

It’s finally that time again. In-person WordCamp’s are back! I’m proud to announce that this June I’ll be speaking on a panel at WCEU in Porto, Portugal about WordPress acquisitions. About WordCamp Europe 2022 This is the first in-person WCEU since the pandemic began. Last year’s organizers attempted to have the conference in-person but had…

Creating my first WordPress Block Directory plugin: Donation Form Block for Stripe
Web Development | WordPress

Creating my first WordPress Block Directory plugin: Donation Form Block for Stripe

Did you know that WordPress has a subsection of the plugin directory called the “Block Directory” that allows you to install single-block plugins? It’s still very new and in order to have your plugin listed on the directory you have to adhere to some semi-strict requirements. So I figured, let’s build something cool and learn…