This week marks the 15th anniversary of the first WordPress release, version 0.7. Happy birthday, WordPress!
Following our relaunch, this week also marks the first edition of our ProfitPress roundup with a hand-curated list of articles to help you make more money with WordPress. Let's dive in!
WordPress professionals typically offer services to clients that are high value, but low scale. Productized services add constraints and narrow focus to systemize the process and consistently deliver it as a packaged service. Learn how the author got to $15,000/month in recurring revenue after only two months and shows how you can do the same.
Here are 10 examples of productized services you can start offering to increase your income. The author discusses how the productized service he created now generates $34,000/month in recurring revenue and is still going strong.
Plugins & Themes
IconicWP, a WooCommerce plugin shop, started out selling on Envato but then transitioned to Freemius. After switching to Freemius they doubled their WordPress plugin revenue in under a year. Learn more about how they did it to see if you can apply these lessons to your business.
Ways to Make More Money
Here’s a real-life example of how to start making $1,000 a month with WordPress in less than 90 days, even with a full-time job. Even if you choose to monetize your skills in a different way, this post has invaluable advice on how to get started.
Selling music and other audio online is easier than it has ever been. Sell songs, lectures, samples, audiobooks, lessons and more with various business models like memberships, licenses, individual files or as a service. This is one of the best guides we’ve found on how to sell audio and music online with WordPress.
You build WordPress websites for clients, so why not also host them to add recurring revenue to your cashflow? Recurring revenue from offering reseller hosting creates more predictable cashflow to level out the ebbs and flows of client work. Learn how to add reseller hosting to your business.
You can find hundreds of articles on how to make money with a WordPress blog, but most don't deliver. What sets this article apart is that it’s based on lessons learned from a blog that actually makes money. Read on for proven lessons on how to effectively monetize your WordPress blog.
Freelancers & Agencies
Life as a freelancer has ups and downs with income. You may be used to it, but it poses risks to the long-term health of your WordPress business. Level out your income by diversifying the ways you generate revenue–it's easier than you think.
Freelancing is great because you’re in control, work your own hours and can work from wherever you want. But to be financially successful as a WordPress freelancer you have to charge rates that support your financial goals.Here are 10 tops for increasing your rates as a WordPress freelancer.
Freelancing is great, but it’s a lot of work. Using the right tools will simplify your workflow and automate redundant processes to help scale your business. This list of tools for WordPress freelancers includes everything from scheduling to storage tools to help your WordPress business scale.
Searching for new clients is a big part of business, but retaining clients can often drive higher long-term revenue which is what makes businesses last. Learn how to make your WordPress business more profitable and increase referrals by retaining clients.
Sometimes life as a WordPress freelancer can be feast or famine. Adding different revenue streams to diversify your income not only helps level out your cashflow, but it also give you more options to reduce burnout. Here are 24 ways to do it.
Why should prospective clients hire your WordPress agency? That question seems to be getting harder these days, but there are some things you can do to stand out and land more clients.
Looking to start an web design agency? It helps to learn from the experiences of those who have found success doing it. Here are 8 tips for starting your own agency to get you started right.
If you haven't visited ProfitPress since the relaunch we recommend checking out the new Jobs page. It has a curated list of 100+ job resources for WordPress and Remote (non-WordPress specific) jobs.