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Plugin Monetization Options
Presented by Nick Ciske in General Track

So you’ve released a free plugin, or want to release a paid plugin/add-on — what are your monetization options, and what are the pros/cons of each?

I’ll cover my own experiences with sponsored plugins, building premium plugins (while running a consultancy), working for a premium plugin shop, and other lessons gleaned from the WordPress community.

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Plugin Monetization Options - WordCamp Minneapolis 2014 Plugin Monetization Options - WordCamp Minneapolis 2014 Presentation Transcript

  • FREE + DONATION Good luck…
  • FREE (SPONSORED) Salesforce WordPress to Lead
  • FREE CORE + EXTENSIONS Easy Digital Downloads WooCommerce
  • LIGHT + PRO + ADDONS The Events Calendar + Pro + WooTickets WP Migrate DB + Pro + Media Files
  • SAAS Akismet Scribe Content
  • FULL PREMIUM Gravity Forms
  • ENTERPRISE Auditor RAMP
  • PLUGIN VS PLATFORM Platform: Easy Digital Downloads Plugin: Shopp
  • IDEAS FOR PLUGINS Client work you do again and again Scratch your own itch/dog fooding Look for gaps in the market Passion
  • THE GPL AND PREMIUM PLUGINS What you can sell, what you can't: Access + Support + Updates Piracy Repo and cripple ware Obfuscation & Encryption
  • PRICING LEVELS Cheap, cheaper, cheapest Per site or unlimited Developer Club pricing What does "Lifetime” mean? Is it a fools errand? Woo debacle
  • HANDLING AUTO UPDATES Easy Digital Downloads SellWP GitHub Updater Libraries
  • HANDLING SUPPORT WP.org forum Forum vs email All you can eat vs pay per ticket Minimizing support with FAQs, videos, and training
  • DEV FRIENDLY, USER FRIENDLY OR BOTH? Who is your audience? Who do you want to support?
  • SELLING PLUGINS YOURSELF Easy Digital Downloads WooCommerce SellWP
  • MARKETPLACES Code Canyon Mojo
  • MARKETING The hardest part!