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eCommerce Platforms

I recently gave a short presentation on how to choose the right eCommerce platform and payment service for your online business, and also a history of my journey with Woo.

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The House

Our long search for a plot of land to build our dream house on came to an end in March 2016, when finally found the perfect location only a short walk from our current house.

And now, almost a year later we are getting close to starting the building process. We are excited to see it become a reality!

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Automattic Grand Meetup, Whistler

We are a remotely distrubuted “work-from-home” company with almost 500 invididuals, and this is our yearly retreat for some valuable facetime. Gathering everyone for a photo is proving to be more of a mission every year.

 

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WooTrip Berlin

The whole WooTeam is in Berlin getting some valued facetime together, celebrating 1 year with Automattic. Thursday was an eventful day which started off with presentations from Mark and Myself, a town hall and a Q&A with Matt.

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One year at Automattic!

Today is the one year mark of Woo being acquired and us joining Automattic! It has been a great ride so far and time has flown fast, so we must be having fun.

Our team is meeting up in Berlin in July for the final WooTrip to celebrate and get some valuable facetime.

Cheers to the future!

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WooCommerce at IRCE

Internet Retailer Conference Exhibition or IRCE is the biggest eCommerce conference in the world. We attended in 2014 for the first time. 

The booth this year looks a bit more pro!

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KLM Surf – Destination Norway

Well done KLM for highlighting Norway as a surf destination. Insanely good footage!

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Where in the world is it easiest to get rich?

Loved this TEDx Talk by Norwegian comedian Harald Eia on why socialist Scandinavia is a breeding ground for rich people.

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WordCamp Norway 2016

Had a good time at WordCamp Norway listening to talks about WordPress being used for sites like Miljøpartiet De Grønne, Fnugg.no and United Influencers.

Talking to agencies like Dekode, Maksimer and Making Waves, it is good to hear WordPress gaining momentum in Norway and making a shift against proprietary CMS’s like Episerver for the enterprise clients.

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WooCommerce powers over a million!

We use BuiltWith to measure WooCommerce growth and compare to our competition. They just updated their entire database which includes 332 million domains, and WooCommerce just passed a million websites (up from 900k). The new number is 1,111,882 sites running WooCommerce which is close to WordPress.org usage stats of 1+ million sites with the plugin installed.

This is pretty amazing for an eCommerce platform which is just over 4 years old, but shows the powers of open source and WordPress.