• WordPress enterprise tips at WordCamp Bucharest

    October 28, 2018 Community

    WordCamp Bucharest – Tips for Enterprise WordPress Projects

    I spent the weekend at Bucharest attending the local WordCamp — a wonderful event made possible thanks to passionate organizers and volunteers, top-notch speakers, generous sponsors, and the Romanian WordPress community! The topic of my presentation was “Tips for Enterprise WordPress Projects“. I did a quick survey before filling out the form, assessing the topics […]

  • September 21, 2018 Community

    Dealing With Bullies And Dominance Behavior

    I stumbled upon a video called “How to Stop A Bully” by Brooks Gibbs today while surfing through LinkedIn. Here’s the original version: Now, Gibbs shares a number of valuable lessons during his research. Bullying is also called a “Dominance Behavior” by psychologists or establishing a state of power over other human beings. The most common […]

  • March 27, 2018 Community

    Why Most Software Engineers Don’t Contribute to Open Source?

    Because people contribute to open source for different reasons and with different agendas in mind. There are different philosophies and theories around open source products. Some claim that the reciprocity is expected if you use something for free. Others demand a regime similar to socialism and Marx’s slogan – “From each according to his ability, […]

  • February 3, 2017 Community

    Talking WordPress Retainers and Selling to SMEs With Curtis McHale

    My friend Curtis has been innovating in the sales and marketing space for WordPress consulting for years, and he’s literally just started selling his latest book “Finding and Marketing To your Niche“. His content is top-notch and I’ve personally been following his blog closely for quite some time now. That said, we’ve been talking with Curtis […]

  • October 20, 2016 Community

    Let’s Talk Business and Cash at WordCamp Sofia 2016

    Bulgaria is hosting yet another WordCamp this coming Saturday and I’m happy to join the speaker forces (despite having to wake up at abnormal hours on a Saturday) 💤 DevriX will be present at WordCamp Sofia 2016 and our team would be around over the weekend for any questions regarding WordPress development, business growth, remote working or building […]

  • October 17, 2016 Community

    Building SaaS with WordPress – a WordCamp Netherlands 2016 Talk Slides

    WordCamp Netherlands is over now and it was a pleasure giving a talk at the very end of the second day of presentations. Surprisingly the room despite of the three long days of contributing to WordPress and a number of great WordPress talks for developers, designers, bloggers, business owners, marketers and other industry experts and people […]

  • October 13, 2016 Business

    Talking SaaS at WordCamp Netherlands This Weekend

    The Netherlands is one of the most active communities in the European WordPress ecosystem, and I’m very much excited to talk about Software as a Service applications in the WordPress context this weekend in Utrecht! WordCamp Netherlands is hosted in Utrecht this year, with a Contributor Day on Friday, Oct 14, and a couple of days with talks […]

  • September 30, 2016 Community

    DevWP Redesign – UX Recap and Content Planning Flows

    The last redesign of DevWP was about a year and a half ago (give or take), but I’m really happy to announce that we’ve done some minor updates in the internal structure plus a brand new landing page for the main domain: Our previous redesign (again by our Creative Lead Alex) did follow my overall idea, […]

  • September 4, 2016 Community

    Ask Me Anything on ManageWP – Sep 14, Open Floor

    Since I’ve been moderately quiet online over the past year, it’s about time to get back with some fresh ideas, insight and tricks from my long business journey lately. I delivered a presentation on remote teams at WordCamp Europe in Vienna, but haven’t posted a recap yet due to some presentation format issues with both Slideshare and […]

  • May 31, 2016 Community

    WordCamp Belgrade 2016

    Being based in Sofia, attending WordCamp Belgrade last year was pretty much a no-brainer. Luckily, the incredible organizing team in Serbia is organizing another event happening this weekend, or in other words: enter WordCamp Belgrade 2016! It’s been close to a year since my sabbatical after WordCamp Europe 2015 when I had to take a long break, rearrange […]