First of the Independents

It’s a great time for WordPress agencies and product companies of any size Consolidation through mergers and acquisitions isn’t the only big business story in WordPress. Partnerships are increasing too. Founders investing in founders. Product companies and agencies expanding their own ecosystems. Informal partnerships to protect common interests. There are a lot of ways to… Continue reading First of the Independents

Agency Business Brief for the Week of September 12

WordPress Founders Invest in Atarim • Gridpane and Automattic Team Up to Serve Agencies • Salary Transparency — Why Not? • Learning Together in Post Status Slack: Adobe’s Figma Acquisition and PayPal vs. Stripe Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Founders Invest in Atarim Just before WCUS, Vito Peleg announced Atarim has completed its first funding… Continue reading Agency Business Brief for the Week of September 12

39 – Marieke Van De Rakt & Taco Verdonschot on Yoast, the Past, Present and Future

On the podcast today we have Marieke Van De Rakt & Taco Verdonschot, and they’re both from Yoast SEO. I think it’s quite likely that you’ve heard of Yoast SEO, but in case you have not, it’s a very popular WordPress SEO plugin, installed over 5 million times. They’ve been optimising websites for many years… Continue reading 39 – Marieke Van De Rakt & Taco Verdonschot on Yoast, the Past, Present and Future