Hustle, Ups and Downs, and a Lot of Testing – Transparency Report #2

This is the second edition of our transparency report (here’s the first one). I’m publishing it monthly to let you know what’s been going on inside CodeinWP business-wise and what were some of the most interesting goings-on of the last 30 days. The goal of this whole thing is to be transparent and honest with you about the way we’re doing business, plus some of the

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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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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 #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 #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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