January 23, 2019 Marketing

Content Marketing In 2019: Video Content Prevails

According to Wikipedia: Content marketing is a form of marketing focused on creating, publishing and distributing content for a targeted audience online. It is often used by businesses in order to: * Attract attention and generate leads * Expand their customer base * Generate or Increase online sales * Increase brand awareness or credibility * Engage

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,

July 29, 2015 Business

Blogging And Helping the WordPress Business Ecosystem

There’s been a good amount of WP drama lately for various reasons, but one of the most important ones is struggling. Because that’s where many people are in the WordPress community – they struggle. Freelancers work with non-educated customers asking for cheap changes. Agencies have a hard time growing since decent clients tend to avoid WordPress for

February 10, 2015 Business

Content Marketing For Business Benefit

One of the things we did at DevriX in 2014 is focusing more on content marketing. Back in 2011-2013 we kept maintaining a 10-page website with no content since we believed that there are way too many sites out there sharing WordPress tutorials or business tips. Wrong. Ever since we started our tutorials section, we kept growing

February 9, 2015 Marketing

Social Power and Blogging

One of my Bulgarian friends just posted a presentation for her university students and friends here about blogging. One of her slides includes a powerful rephrasing of a famous quote that I love. Blogging and sharing your own thoughts and ideas via social media networks is a powerful way to build your network, reach out to people

January 15, 2015 Community

Obstacles In Communication

One of the most annoying things online for me lately are the obstacles during different phases of communication – blogging, contacting people, sending feedback. Most of us are busy and look for the easiest and fastest way to do anything online, and our attention span is short enough to abandon an idea if the process

January 2, 2015 Community

Into 2015

2015 is here again, and everyone is recovering from the New Year’s Eve parties around the globe. I would like to wish everyone a happy healthy and successful new year. My TODO list so far is endless, so prioritizing and getting the most out of it would be one of my main targets (priorities!). Also,

January 15, 2014 Marketing

Regular Blogging and Misconceptions

After a short discussion on Twitter related to my Daily Blogging is disappointing post, Chris Lema said that I was wrong: @mattmedeiros @sarahpressler @no_fear_inc Yes he is. But he’s also wrong. 🙂 I’d explain, but I’ll do it tomorrow. In a new daily post. 🙂 — Chris Lema (@chrislema) January 13, 2014 and then he followed

October 11, 2013 Business

Reading the Leaders

One of the companies that I have been consulting for a few months has hired a new team member with no experience in the WordPress field. I have been helping him to get started and get acquainted with the community. I sent him a list of sites and bloggers I follow and read regularly and

July 17, 2013 Community

WordPress Blogging Challenge – 3 Times a Week

It’s no secret that WordPress started as a blogging platform and there are tens of millions of blogs out there. Even though most of us do WordPress design/development for a living, blogging was what introduced us to the platform in the first place but given the busy daily schedule of work tasks, calls/chats and social