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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…

Is the Analytify Google Analytics WordPress Plugin Better than Monster Insights?
Business | WordPress

Is the Analytify Google Analytics WordPress Plugin Better than Monster Insights?

WordPress site owners know it’s important to have your Google Analytics tightly integrated into all aspects of your website. While there are a number of plugins that do this well, today I’ll be looking at the Analytify plugin compared to the market leader, Monster Insights. Ease of Integration You never want to muscle a plugin…