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Making Money with WordPress


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Entrepreneur talk on making money with WordPress. Some social media, and SEO tips as well and business tips and inspirational quotes.

Making Money with WordPress

  1. 1. Making Money With WordPress by Nile Flores @blondishnet
  2. 2. Objective ❏ Explain what WordPress can do for you ❏ Sharing some social media marketing tips ❏ Explain how you should be more aware about website conversion, as well as tips ❏ Explain how blogging can be a great way to leverage your business ❏ Some inspiration quotes by small business owners that are well known leaders in the WordPress community
  3. 3. What Can WordPress Do For You? WordPress can do just about anything you want as long as you have an idea.
  4. 4. “WordPress gives you tools to change lives.” -Chris Lema (
  5. 5. Why WordPress? ❏ It’s easy to set up. ❏ It’s easy to learn (fast turn around) ❏ It’s easy to hook up to social networks ❏ It’s yours to do what you want any time you want to With WordPress, the there are very few limitations and usually the limitations begin with you!
  6. 6. Types of Websites WordPress Can Power ❏ Web blogs ❏ Newspapers/ Magazines ❏ Marketing Agencies ❏ Real Estate Sites ❏ Government Sites ❏ e-Commerce ❏ Photography site ❏ Music Industry ❏ Construction / Contractors and MUCH more!!!
  7. 7. Business Plan Have one! This is where you will go back to every time. It’s the core of your business. Without a plan, you’re setting yourself up for failure. This is where you’ll put together your social media marketing plan too!
  8. 8. Social Media Marketing ROI (Return on Investment) is the name of the game. If you’re not bringing in shares, likes, tweets, followers, fans, and above all, sales, then something is wrong.
  9. 9. “Don’t sit around waiting for somebody else to do the work that you want to see. It’s possible you might be waiting a very long time, if not forever.” - Brian Gardner (
  10. 10. Rule of 7 It takes on average about 7 times for someone to be exposed to something before they act upon it. It could be a positive or negative action, so that means you need to reach out to them. Share your stuff! Don’t wait for fans to do it for you.
  11. 11. Where to share your business online ❏ Google+ ❏ Twitter ❏ Facebook ❏ Pinterest ❏ Biz Sugar ❏ StumbleUpon ❏ Youtube
  12. 12. Wait! Social media is MORE than just online. Don’t forget to bring attention to your business offline too!
  13. 13. Where to share your business offline ❏ Local papers ❏ Radio or TV ❏ Billboards ❏ Local grocers with community boards ❏ Related local business ❏ Local area events ❏ Local Chamber of Commerce ❏ Local Rotary Club
  14. 14. Open Your Mind To Success Creating and growing a business is not a glamorous job. Failure WILL be along the way. Don’t give up. Go back to your core Business plan, tweak your goals, and then try again.
  15. 15. Social Sharing WordPress Tools ❏ Digg Digg ❏ JetPack ❏ NextScripts: Social Network Auto-Poster
  16. 16. “The best reward from entrepreneurship isn’ t money, it’s STILL the people.” -Cory Miller (
  17. 17. Website Conversion Remember - ROI is the name of the game. Your goal is to gain subscribers, commentators, engagement, and above all, buyers, otherwise, you end up with a bunch of window shoppers and empty pockets.
  18. 18. Anatomy of a Call to Action
  19. 19. How Blogging Can Benefit Your Business ❏ Builds trust ❏ Builds the brand and what it stands for ❏ Gives a more human feel for the consumer ❏ A way to market using content even in ways you don’t have to feel like you spammed them.
  20. 20. Should Your Business Blog? If you’re online, you probably should be blogging. Blogging doesn’t have to be perfect and you can always hire someone to proof your work in case your writing skills aren’t that strong.
  21. 21. What Can Your Business Blog About? ❏ Company news ❏ Product demonstrations ❏ Interviews with peers or leaders in your niche ❏ Roundup of niche news ❏ Specials and discounts ❏ Public Events ❏ Customer spotlight ❏ Tutorials ❏ Special Interest Topics
  22. 22. Conversion Plugins for WordPress ❏ (premium) ❏ MailChimp for WordPress (free) http://bit. ly/mailchimpwp ❏ (premium) ❏ (free) ❏ Google Analytics for WordPress http://bit. ly/googleanalytics-wp ❏ WordPress SEO by Yoast -
  23. 23. Are You A Local Business? If you’re not online with your business, you’re missing out. If you’re not blogging, you’re missing out on the potential to reach people locally or from the surrounding areas.
  24. 24. If you didn’t know… Having a website, regardless if it’s WordPress that’s powering it, builds your local community as well. People get to see what your city or area is doing, and it drives special interest to you, which could result in news coverage or coverage on other websites, or people driving miles to see and buy directly from your business or other businesses. It’s a win- win!
  25. 25. What Now?
  26. 26. Get out there and… Blog, Share, and Engage! Oh, and make money!!!
  27. 27. Thank You! Nile Flores Make sure to subscribe to my weekly newsletter!