placeholder

Be great without acting like it

There is a pitfall with being successful that is very dangerous because most never see it coming. It’s subtle at first and sneaks in under the radar with the success itself. Sure, for some it’s already latched itself onto it’s host far …
More

placeholder

Better product onboarding

Our most popular product, Ninja Forms, is extremely powerful and flexible. I firmly believe it is the most feature rich free WordPress form building plugin available. But it’s not perfect. We’ve been thinking a lot about user experience over at …
More

placeholder

Are you intentional about onboarding?

As I’m building momentum into this new year I’m thinking a lot about onboarding. Onboarding is basically the process of getting a new individual the needed information and skills to perform a task effectively. While the concept is most commonly used …
More

placeholder

My goals for 2015

I probably should have posted this earlier, but regaining momentum after the long holiday season has been a little slower than I hoped. I think I’m getting there now so it’s time to really buckle down and focus. 2014 was a …
More

placeholder

The dangers of success by numbers

A couple years ago when a friend posted his year-end review, someone else basically belittled him and told him that he could be doing so much better. This bothered me then and it still bothers me to this day. There has …
More

placeholder

Increasing annual license renewals

If you sell a WordPress theme or plugin with annual licenses then you probably have a desire to see those renewals be as high as possible. In my conversations with other product businesses, these renewal rates can be all over the …
More

placeholder

When you give, give your best

A short while ago Matt Mullenweg wrote an article about the future of WordPress and how he feels businesses should be contributing back to the project. My business (WP Ninjas) is built on WordPress so obviously it’s in my best …
More