Author: Mario Peshev

Founder and WordPress Architect at DevriX. Preaching WordPress for a few years now, background in Java/PHP/Python development, project management and marketing. Long-time Trainer and consultant, WordPress Core contributor since 3.7, part of the WordPress Theme Reviewers Team. @no_fear_inc on Twitter and my background as well.

Micromanagement – The Good, Bad, and Ugly

Micromanagement has nothing to do with caring about an employee. However, it’s important to review the different phases of a business and the professional experience of an employee – along with the work environment. What is Micromanagement? According to Wikipedia’s sources : In business management, micromanagement is a management style whereby a manager closely observes…

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How to Estimate a Web Development/Design Project?

Estimates Are Extremely Hard There’s a good reason why many service providers: build a limited set of solutions in order to stick to sane ballparks, venture into building products, or productize their services under a manageable scope. I wrote a detailed post on Why Are Estimates Challenging For Custom Development Work? and the reason we’ve…

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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,…

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Saving Media in 2018 – Readers Pick The Winner

We live in interesting times. Social media has completely disrupted the way people consume information and get informed about the latest events. A study from Pew Research Center quoted by recode states: More than two-thirds of American adults — 67 percent, to be exact — “get at least some of their news on social media,”…

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Quora: 1 Year and 1 Million Answer Views

Most people who follow me online know that I’ve been spending a lot of time on Quora lately. I’ve been writing answers, participating in discussions, sharing existing Quora answers with my team and interacting with team members met through the platform. Which is probably why my local team prepared that spectacular clock for my birthday,…

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25+ Business Scaling Mistakes Running a Large WordPress Website

Running a successful large WordPress website that generates hundreds of thousands or millions of page views a month comes with its own challenges. Business owners often become victims of various dangerous mistakes while scaling their online presence leading traffic to a platform that couldn’t handle the volume of users or content published on a regular…

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