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My talk at WordCamp Miami 2011 -

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Covers building a business in the WordPress economy/ecosystem.

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WordCamp Miami 2011 - Building a business on wp WordCamp Miami 2011 - Building a business on wp Presentation Transcript

  • Building your business on WordPress
  • Lesson PlanThe wordpresseconomyTheme developmentCustom devPlugins & more
  • Wordpress ecosystem
  • What are we dealing with?40 million blogsBillions of page viewsMillions of customersEcosystem of $50m+
  • Lets build a smart business
  • Businesses that scale
  • Who is making moola?Theme businessesPlugin developerConsulting/service businessesDesigners and web developers
  • Theme businessesWoo themes doing $4 million+press75 doing high 6 figuresTheme forest doing 7 figures salesStudiopress also doing $1m
  • Golden nugget of theme businesseswordPress.com theme sales.Right now 5 premium themes in showcase
  • Plugins plugins plugins
  • Plugin revenuehttp://wpplugins.com/wordpress.orgUpsells internallyCodecanyon
  • Consulting & servicesHosting specific (page.ly)Backup/security (pressbackup/vaultpress)General support/design/develop
  • What pain points do you have? This is where you make longterm $
  • Solving WordPress pain pointsComplexitySecurityDeploymentDesignFunctionality
  • Wordpress as a marketing cmsLeverage seo toolsBuild landing pagesA/b split testing
  • DogfoodingPracticing what I preachpressbackup.comAppliedseo.com
  • PressbackupPain point: backups,restoration, migrationsFree and paidsolutionsAutomatic
  • AppliedseoPain points: seoanalytics, ranking,reporting, costsHow do we bring thisdata to masses?Appliedseo.com
  • Thank you!Brian Breslin@brianbreslin