Let me teach you the proper way to eat a cupcake! Nah … just kidding. Those life hacks are useless. You hear me! Useless! So let’s talk something that isn’t. Here’s a set of life hacks that have actually been entrepreneur-tested, either by me personally, or by other entrepreneurs that I know and trust. 1. Get good sleep Okay, hear me out here. I know that you’ve probably heard this one before … yet you still fail to get enough sleep and then wonder why…Continue Reading “5 Simple Life Hacks Every Young Entrepreneur Should Try”


Just like your kid, your product is probably no special. Well, sorry if you’re offended … or, you know what, actually I’m not sorry at all. But why am I even saying this anyway? Let’s start at the beginning: I have met a lot of people lately, both in the WordPress community and outside of it. All trying to build their businesses/products and asking for my advice on various things, but also complaining that they can’t get the marketing cracked for their products, blog posts,…Continue Reading “You Aren’t Bad at Marketing, Your Product Is Not Good Enough!”


Learning about working from home and location independent lifestyle was a true pivotal moment for me. Before that, I didn’t think much about the concept of “freedom at work” or anything like that. And even though the concept was a bit far-fetched for me at the time, I realized that it surely was something that I would like to try out. Since then, it’s been 5 years. My no.1 conclusion? This thing is not easy, at least not for me. However, it’s also incredibly rewarding, and, in the…Continue Reading The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Remote Work (After 5 Years of Experience) Talking from a digital nomad point of view


First of all, I am not a great writer. In fact, I used to be one of the worst in my class (literature and English lessons, and those were the things that I hated the most). However, when I started doing things on the internet, I realized that I needed content … and lots of it … and that it needed to be good! That’s how my journey started… So what you see here is a story of how I wasted my time and money in pursuit…Continue Reading “How to Be the Worst Blog Owner in 5 Simple Steps”


Somewhere around 2010, after I learned a little bit of jQuery, I decided to give Freelancer.com a shot. In hindsight, things worked out quite fine for me. However, I know that the space has gotten more crowded, and that a lot of people – developers much better than myself – struggle and can’t seem to crack the Freelancer.com’s code, no pun intended. So here are my top 5 pieces of advice on how to land more projects on freelance websites. Note. You don’t have to be the best…Continue Reading “5 Tips on How to Get More Projects on Freelance Websites”


I like to read a lot about entrepreneurship, WordPress, and all things related. Blog posts, interviews, reports, whatever I can get my hands on. However, it’s quite common for people to rather share lots of general thoughts instead of the real struggles that keep them awake at night. I see many of my entrepreneur friends dealing with those. What am I talking about? These 5: 1. The sole desire to struggle When ThemeIsle started to grow, and we reached a certain revenue goal, I had a few…Continue Reading “5 Struggles of a WordPress Entrepreneur + 4 Solutions of Mine”


In the summer of 2013, 2 years after I started a web agency, I saw myself caught up in a business that I didn’t enjoy, struggling to keep employees and partners happy, and secretly wanting to escape. Neat, isn’t it? Okay, so how did I escape? Well, me and my partner had some WordPress knowledge, so we figured that the best course of action would be to start some kind of a WordPress product business. The fastest way to do that? … Acquire a WordPress product business. 🙂 For $3000,…Continue Reading The Single Most Catastrophic Mistake That WordPress Freelancers Make And most probably you are making it too.


Are you looking to start your own WordPress theme shop? Or maybe you already have your products listed on Envato, but want to move out for one reason or the other? If that’s the case, you’re probably wondering about things like pricing and other exciting money-related stuff. So in this post (my first here) I’m going to talk about just that. Let’s dive into the topic of different pricing strategies that tend to work well in the WordPress world. And I promise this won’t be your regular chit-chat….Continue Reading Pricing Your WordPress Theme 3 Specific Strategies That Work in the Real World


I am more an creative engineer hating languages and words ( even emails are written as short as possible) and I have always tried to focus on what I am good at and I enjoy rather than doing other things that I kinda hate, however in the past couple of years I learned that in the long term is not the best approach ( at least for me ). Working on things that I love and I am good at makes me obsessed about them…Continue Reading Hello world! or why I have finally got motivated to start a blog