Last July, I turned 40. For some people that’s not a huge milestone, but for me it was. I felt stale and in need of fresh challenges. So from last summer to this summer, I worked on making changes. Some things happened: I bought out my main business partner and made a significant move into […]
Looking back over the last 18 months, most of the posts on this blog have been about acquisitions. This post has a summary of them all. I should blog more about other things, but the acquisitions have kept me busy!
Over at Joomlashack, we’ve hit on a business model that is working well. Over the last couple of years, we’ve adopted 6 extensions: JCal Pro, jInbound, Shack Forms, Shack Toolbox, Shack Open Graph, and Tabs and Sliders. A few weeks ago, we announced the arrival of 5 more extensions. This week saw the arrival of Shack Locations. Oh, and we’ve adopted […]
This is an inteview with Damian Hickey, the founder of Jentla, which is a large-scale multi-site product for Joomla. The Jentla team are launching the product in the U.S. at this week’s CMS Expo in Chicago. 1. Could you explain Jentla in layman’s terms? Jentla makes it really easy to develop and manage 1,000?s of […]
For the first time, we’re expanding the classes we offer at JoomlaTraining.com beyond just beginners classes. On April 22 in Miami, Rick Blalock is teaching a Joomla template design class. He’ll take you from a your basic HTML and CSS knowledge and using hand-on examples, he’ll show how to build a fully-fledged Joomla template. The […]
Recently I found out that Barrie North from Joomlashack was running a university level course in Joomla. The class is “Web 2.0 Marketing with Joomla” and I asked Barrie more about this joomla foray into higher education: 1) How did the idea for a graduate level course come about? I think Jen McKibben originally came […]
Today we’re delighted a have the chance to talk with Aaron Wall from SEOBook.com. Aaron’s SEO Book has been around since 2003 and he writes probably the best one-person SEO blog in the industry. As we did here at Alledia, Aaron recently shifted his business model from pay-to-download-my-book towards a more community-based training system. His […]
Those of you who read this blog regularly know how highly I think of sh404SEF. Those of you who don’t … its a great SEO tool, one of the most actively developed Joomla components available, costs $0, and has great support from its developer. I’m delighted then to have the chance to talk with Yannick […]
This week we’re publishing a series of interviews here at Alledia.com. Every day this week we’ll be talking with a Joomla developer who works with a commercial GPL business model. Our fifth and final interview of GPL week is with Ryan Demmer from Cellardoor.za.net.
This week we’re publishing a series of interviews here at Alledia.com. Every day this week we’ll be talking with a Joomla developer who works with a commercial GPL business model. Our fourth interview of GPL week is with Achim Fischer from joomster.com