Transparency Reports

This is where Ionut Neagu, our CEO, shares his journey through the web-heavy business world of today, talks about his strategies, plans, learnings, challenges, and much more. Like this one time when half of our revenue vanished, or when Google decided to flat out ban the blog (resulting in thousands of $ in lost revenue) and other real-life Transparency reports. Bookmark this page if you want to be up to date with what’s going on.

Transparency Report #29 – It’s Been 5 Years Since We Started

Transparency Report 29

Welcome to the 29th edition of the monthly transparency report (for June 2017). This is a series where I share everything that’s been going on at CodeinWP and ThemeIsle, business-wise. I try to get to as much detail as possible while also making it interesting for you to read. Click here to see the previous reports.

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Transparency Report #23 – Growing JustFreeThemes.com – How, What, Why

Transparency Report 23

Welcome to the 23rd edition of our monthly transparency report (for December 2016). In this series, I talk about my experiences running a WordPress business and things related. Check it out if you want to see what’s been going on behind the curtain at CodeinWP, ThemeIsle, and Revive.Social. Click here to see the previous reports.

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Transparency Report #19 – Our Most Popular Free Theme (Zerif Lite) Suspended From WordPress.org

Welcome to the 19th edition of our monthly transparency report (for August 2016). In this series, I cover various aspects of running a WordPress business, discuss our own strategies and plans, as well as struggles and hardships. In short, this is where you can find out what’s going on behind the curtains at ThemeIsle and CodeinWP. Click here to see the previous reports.

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Transparency Report #11 – Expanding the CodeinWP Family, "Yay!" for New Products, "Boo!" for Lost Revenue

Welcome to the 11th edition of our transparency report! This monthly series is all about the business side of what’s been going on here at CodeinWP. Each month, I share the interesting details, as well as my comments on the current happenings. I also try to relate it back to more general advice, which you can hopefully use and adapt to your own business. (Check

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Transparency Report #10 – DOCS, and Why They’re Important for Your Software Business

Welcome to the 10th edition of the transparency report! This series is all about the business goings-on here at CodeinWP. Month after month, I try to focus on everything that’s interesting and everything that I think might be useful to those of you who run similar businesses. (Previous reports? See them here.) In this edition, I talk about what happened at CodeinWP in November 2015:

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Transparency Report #9 – Is Welcoming People to Your Welcome Page a Good Welcome?

Welcome to the 9th edition of our transparency report! In this series, I talk about everything going on here at CodeinWP, from a business standpoint. I try to focus on the interesting stuff and the things that play an important role for our business growth. This means everything from the current goings-on, wins and loses, overall plans, etc. (Here are all the previous reports.) In this

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The CodeinWP Family in 2015 – Transparency Report #1

This headline might not sound very clear at first, so let me explain… I believe in transparency in business. In short, me and the team are here to help out the WordPress community and to try make working with WordPress easier, more time efficient, and more effective for us all. We love interacting with you guys through the comments, various forums, the official WordPress.org theme/plugin

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The Changes on the WordPress Market and Why Teamwork Matters – Transparency Report #7

Welcome to the seventh edition of our transparency report! In this series, I’m talking about everything going on at CodeinWP that’s interesting from a business perspective. I’m doing what I can to be transparent, share our current strategies, goings-on, wins and loses, and basically everything else that happens in our day-to-day. (Here are all the previous reports, if you want to check them out.) In this edition, I

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