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WordPress + SaaS

Recently I've been doing a lot of thinking about revenue / business models related to WordPress (especially after my post about stagnation and a lack of innovation in the WP community). On an evaluation of the different models out there, I've made it my personal mission to somehow replicate the success

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Pressing pause on a startup is the hardest thing I've ever done.

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Hourly Limitation

Exactly why I got out of the consulting game; I didn't want to sell hours.There is however always a place in every market for someone to sell their hours and that's not gonna change. Ever. There are just so many products & services that can replace hours; for the

FreemiumMade

So I’m a big fan of the freemium model with the proviso that you are able to attract thousands of users, as the 2 - 5% conversion rate that Spencer mentions only works when you have enough users to build a sustainable business. My question with regards to

Solving Problems & Revenue Models

I wanted to elaborate on my thoughts about creating a business model by firstly solving a problem for yourself. Whilst this is an incredible way of building a business, there’s a few thoughts that I’d like to share on the matter: If you are solving a

Solving Problems & Revenue Models

I wanted to elaborate on my thoughts about creating a business model by firstly solving a problem for yourself. Whilst this is an incredible way of building a business, there’s a few thoughts that I’d like to share on the matter: If you are solving a

BankSimple

If these guys don’t rely on banking fees to make money, I’m *really* curious to see their revenue model.

Foursquare

joevc: Cashed in my first foursquare offer today. Saved $2.50 on a $5.50 ice cream cup from Ben & Jerry’s. The staff was a little clueless but called headquarters and got the go ahead. Very effective! Mmm… I knew that this was coming, but I’