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Post Status published an interview with me that covered a range of WordPress-related topics: How ridiculously competitive the WordPress space is. The deal to purchase Bylines and where we’re going with PublishPress. Our new training-marketing focus at OSTraining. Gutenberg being a huge roll of the dice for WordPress. Many thanks to Dan Knauss for bearing with me […]

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This is the third time Vic Drover and I have worked together on an acquisition. Back in 2013, Vic purchased Admincredible from us. In 2016, we purchased JCal Pro from Vic. And now, we’re working with Vic again to buy jInbound. If you haven’t used it, jInbound is the most powerful marketing automation extension for […]

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A couple of weeks ago, I mentioned that we’re spending a lot more time focused on WordPress in 2018. Our primary plugin focus is PublishPress, a suite of tools enabling WordPress teams to create great content. To make PublishPress more competitive, we acquired Bylines, from Daniel Bachhuber. By default WordPress only allows one author per post. Bylines […]

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I’ve been deeply involved in Joomla and Drupal for years now. But our Joomla business is doing really well at the moment, and there’s a great team in place, running the site very effectively. That’s giving me more time to focus on our WordPress projects this year. There are some books of course. Genesis Explained […]

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I wrote 3 very different year-in-review articles for some of our different businesses. Joomlashack’s review was standard, showcasing how well things are going. I think it’s important to show that Joomla businesses still can successful. OSTraining’s review talked about business models. In 2017, we made a major change to focus more on books and partnerships. […]

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I drive our kids to the school bus stop every morning (yes, that’s very American, I know). This morning, as I’m pulling out of the garage, I get a notification on my phone: Your destination is 9 minutes away What the …? I look more closely and the notification is from Apple Maps. I haven’t […]

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Today the Ghost Foundation announced that it is moving to Singapore. This is a very unusual move in the world of open source. Here are the headquarters of some other major software foundations: How unusual? Here are the headquarters of some other major software foundations: 

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Last Christmas, I got a Fitbit as a gift. This Christmas, I got an email saying that my 4th Fitbit has shipped. The devices were great and the customer support was excellent, but the devices were just fragile. That pretty much sums up my experience with wearables in 2015: I use them all the time and […]