I gave this talk at last week's WordCamp Cape Town and thought that I'd post some of the details here (a video of my talk should be up soon). As an introduction to my talk... I've been making money with WordPress for many years now and WooThemes is almost 4
First time here? Start with the hits:
If you're validating your (startup) idea, this is the ultimate method.
Because it's a rollercoaster-like life as an entrepreneur.
Every sale and every relationship with a customer starts with you helping them.
Pressing pause on a startup is the hardest thing I've ever done.
I had an interesting conversation with a friend over the weekend, about reading books. My friend - who is not as connected as I am - said he was still purchasing & reading loads of physical books, whereas I had to admit that it has been years since I last
Great article from Mr Spencer Fry and one with which I greatly agree. The only proviso being that I’ve helped build a very successful business (WooThemes) on another platform (WordPress being the primary one), so I won’t be hypocritical. I’m less concerned about the
I felt so inspired by this post and specifically loved this bit: These business models will leverage the passion of individuals, create networks and build communities. They’ll provide ways for people to connect, to build, to contribute, to give. They’ll let employees be people. They’ll build products
If you have ever wanted an authoritative article on bootstrapping your startup, then this one is just that. @spencerfry has immense experience in the field of bootstrapping startups and in this article he shares all of those valuable bits. So: read this! I think the reason that I love this
To be honest, at the best of times freemium feels like an overly idealistic business model, which relies heavily on building a big enough audience. In this case study, all of the founders that commented noted that freemium is a numbers game, since only a very small percentage of those
Is pageviews even considered to be a business model these?