Catch me at WordCamp Europe 2022 speaking about WordPress acquisitions

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…

My 2021 Year in Review: The Biggest Year of Change

My 2021 Year in Review: The Biggest Year of Change

Wow. Has it been a year already? 2021 has flown by and with that a lot of change has happened in both my personal and professional life. Where do I begin? Selling my business, selling my house, the times of elation, or times of stress and difficulty? I don’t typically write year end reviews, but…

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

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…

Returning to in-person conferences with a bang: CaboPress 2021

Returning to in-person conferences with a bang: CaboPress 2021

Let’s face it, virtual conferences suck. Don’t get me wrong, I think they’re great for our current climate, but they’ll never fill the shoes of a real in-person conference. Queue CaboPress: the most unique conference you’ll ever go to. Rethink what you know about a conference After more than a year-and-a-half of Zoom, this past…

Why are so many WordPress businesses being acquired right now? My thoughts and analysis.

Why are so many WordPress businesses being acquired right now? My thoughts and analysis.

It seems like every week we’re hearing more news about another WordPress company being acquired. Why is this happening at such breakneck speed? Is this a watershed moment, or just the a current trend? Earlier this year, my company for the last 6+ years was acquired by Liquid Web. We weren’t actively seeking a buyer…