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WordCamp Miami 2011 - Building a business on wp

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My talk at WordCamp Miami 2011 -
Covers building a business in the WordPress economy/ecosystem.

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

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