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The Top 10
Freelancers & Agencies
WordPress Architect Mario Peshev shares his wisdom on starting a web development business. We cover everything from advice for those who want to start a web development company, to the tools, education, and experience needed to become a developer.
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 clien
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.
Recurring Revenue Products & Services
One of the most common questions we hear is “How do I generate recurring revenue for my WordPress website business?” Being a freelancer is difficult because you have no consistency in how much you’ll make each month. Unfortunately, there is still no magic cure-all for the elusive ‘passive income’, but with these tips you can build recurring revenue for stability and long-term success.
Adding recurring income to your business is a smart decision in the long-term. One way to do this is to add maintenance plans to your service offerings. And today, we’ll show you how to do that.
Discover everything you need to know about selling services and taking payment online with WordPress, WooCommerce and Easy Digital Downloads. Learn how to sell one-off services and regular subscriptions with recurring payments. All without any technical know-how!
Plugins & Themes
Is the WordPress plugin repository worth the hassle? If you’re a relatively experienced WordPress plugin developer, you’ve most likely already asked yourself this question – possibly more than once. If you’re a relatively new WordPress plugin developer, you’re probably asking yourself “Wait … why would I not want my plugin in the repository?!” Both questions are valid.
Back in 2010, a developer could release a mass market WordPress theme or plugin and amass thousands of sales within a few months. In today’s market, that sort of success is exceedingly rare, and so, one of the most important decisions product developers must make is whether to go mass market or target a niche.
If you want to thrive in the plugin development business, pricing must be at the forefront of your mind. Along with providing stellar plugin features, it is one of the most important aspects of creating a sustainable long-term business. Get it wrong and you’ll constantly be swimming against the tide.
A few months ago, I decided to challenge our plugin’s pricing and try the “WordPress way” by removing the monthly subscription. Keeping only the annual and lifetime billing cycles. We ran this pricing experiment for one week and saw a drastic fall in new customers. “Drastic” is an understatement – we lost 54% in our customer acquisition rate.
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