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). Bookmark this page if you want to be up to date with what’s going on.

Growing the Company Culture and … Spending Money – Transparency Report #3

This is the third edition of our transparency report (#1 and #2). The series is meant to get you up to speed with everything that’s been going on inside CodeinWP (business-wise). We’re doing this as a way to give back to the community and be transparent about our operations, plans, and business models. Without further ado, here are the most interesting goings-on that happened in April

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Our Position on the Free WP Theme Market – Transparency Report #5

Welcome to the fifth edition of our transparency report! In this series, we’re sharing everything that’s been going on under the hood at CodeinWP. (Hop over to the series’ own category to see all the previous reports.) The idea behind publishing this whole thing is to be transparent about the way we’re doing business and what we’ve been able to learn along the way. I hope

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What We Learned From Launching Our Most Feature-Rich WordPress Theme to Date – Transparency Report #6

Welcome to this sixth edition of our transparency report! This series is all about sharing everything that’s been going on at CodeinWP business-wise. Each month, I’m taking the time to discuss specific aspects of the business, the lessons learned, and the plans going forward. (See the series’ dedicated category to get to the previous reports.) In this edition, I talk about everything that happened at CodeinWP in July 2015:

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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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How We Lost $30,000 Over the Last 6 Months Due to a Single Line of CSS – Transparency Report #8

Welcome to the eighth edition of our transparency report! Like you probably know by now, this series is all about sharing everything going on at CodeinWP that’s interesting from a business point of view. More or less, here you can find out what our current goings-on are, our strategies, methods, results, and whatever else is happening on a day-to-day basis. (Check out the previous reports

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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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Transparency Report #12 – We’re Launching a New Blog + Why

Welcome to the 12th edition of the transparency report! In this series, I talk about everything going on here at CodeinWP (from a business point of view). 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, strategies, and etc. (Check out all previous reports here.) In this

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Transparency Report #13 – Why You Might Be Too Late to the WordPress Theme Market

Welcome to the 13th edition of the transparency report! This series is all about the behind-the-curtain business details here at CodeinWP. Month after month, I try to focus on everything that’s interesting and might be useful to those of you running similar businesses. (You can see the previous reports here.) In this edition, I talk about what happened at CodeinWP in February 2016:

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Transparency Report #14 – New Definition of "Headache"

Transparency Report #14

Welcome to the 14th edition of the transparency report (for March 2016)! In this series, I share everything going on behind the scenes here at CodeinWP and ThemeIsle. Each month, I do my very best to focus on the most important and interesting goings-on, while also sharing my opinions and advice on related topics. To see the previous reports, click here.

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Transparency Report #15 – How to Lose $3,750 on Single Promotion

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Welcome to the 15th edition of our transparency report (for April 2016). This is a series where I share everything happening at CodeinWP and ThemeIsle from a business point of view. Each month, I try to cover the most interesting goings-on, give you my opinions on *things* and share my plans for the next months. Click here to see the previous reports.

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Transparency Report #16 – We Have a New Blog, and a New Awesome Theme

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Welcome to the 16th edition of our transparency report (for May 2016). This series is meant to show you into everything that’s been going on at CodeinWP and ThemeIsle. Each month, I cover the most interesting goings-on, share our strategies, opinions, and plans for the foreseeable future. Click here to see the previous reports.

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Transparency Report #18 – Changing How We Handle Customer Support 180 Degrees

Transparency Report #18

Welcome to the 18th edition of our monthly transparency report (for July 2016). This series is all about the behind-the-scenes goings-on at ThemeIsle and CodeinWP. Each month, I do my very best to cover the latest developments and important changes in our strategy, business plans, results, marketing, etc. 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 #20 – Do You Need WordPress.org to Promote Your Themes

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Welcome to the 20th edition of our monthly transparency report (for September 2016). In this series, I focus on different aspects of running a WordPress theme business, including our strategies, methods, wins, and struggles. In short, this is where you can learn what’s been going on behind the scenes at ThemeIsle and CodeinWP. Click here to see the previous reports.

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