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