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.

How We Grew Our Blog Exactly? – Transparency Report #4

This is the fourth edition of our transparency report. This series is meant to share all the interesting details going on behind the scenes at CodeinWP (business-wise). Here’s the series’ dedicated category if you want to see any of the previous reports. We’re publishing this just to be transparent about our dealings, and also as a form of giving back to the community and sharing how

(read more)

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

(read more)

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:

(read more)

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

(read more)

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

(read more)

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

(read more)

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:

(read more)

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

(read more)

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.

(read more)

Transparency Report #20 – Do You Need WordPress.org to Promote Your Themes

transparency report #20

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.

(read more)

Transparency Report #21 – The Good, the Bad, and the … Illegal?

transparency report 21

Welcome to the 21st edition of our monthly transparency report (for October 2016). In the series, I discuss various aspects of running a WordPress business. I try to give you the back story behind our strategies, what’s going on right now, and what we have in store next. Check it out if you want to see what’s been happening behind the scenes at CodeinWP, ThemeIsle, and Revive.Social. Click

(read more)
Scroll to Top