Last updated on November 13th, 2018 by Editorial Staff Since I started WPBeginner (almost 10 years ago), one of the most asked questions I get from readers is how much money does WPBeginner make? Some of you might think that I’m making this up, but I’m not. If you were to search WPBeginner in Google, you’ll notice that one of the top related search keyword is “wpbeginner income”. Now I know that several popular bloggers share detailed income reports, and some of them have even built their brand around that. I have had several readers tell me that I would be more popular if I shared the WPBeginner income report, but honestly I am not interested in having readers like me because of how much money WPBeginner make. I want our readers to like and follow WPBeginner for the quality of content that we publish. But since the question about WPBeginner income keeps coming up, I want to take some time and answer it in the best way possible without compromising my … [Read more...] about WPBeginner Income – How Much Money Does WPBeginner Make?
Last updated on November 6th, 2018 by Syed Balkhi In August, we decided to do something that had never been done before in the WordPress community. We created the WPBeginner Growth Accelerator, first-ever growth fund for WordPress-focused businesses. Today, I’m extremely excited to announce the first round of WPBeginner accelerator companies. Aside from announcement, I will also be sharing behind the scenes details and process at the end of this article (so keep on reading). 1. CaseProof aka MemberPress and Pretty Links CaseProof is the parent company behind MemberPress, Pretty Links, and Affiliate Royale. If you have been reading WPBeginner for a while, then you probably know that we’ve been longtime fans of MemberPress. We believe it is the best WordPress membership plugin, and it is my preferred solution for creating a membership site in WordPress. Caseproof also have two other affiliate marketing related products that I am really excited about because we can add a lot … [Read more...] about Introducing the First Round of WPBeginner Growth Accelerator Companies
Last updated on October 16th, 2018 by Syed Balkhi Today, I’m extremely excited to announce that SeedProd has joined Awesome Motive, and it is now part of the WPBeginner’s family of products. SeedProd is the most popular coming soon and maintenance mode plugin for WordPress. Currently it is being used by over 800,000 WordPress sites. The SeedProd free plugin allows you to quickly create a basic coming soon page or maintenance mode page for your website. The pro version of SeedProd allows you to jump start your website with a viral coming soon page, so you can start building traffic, subscribers, and customers before your site even launches. You can use SeedProd page builder combined with our 50+ pre-made templates and 500,000+ free stock photos to quickly create a beautiful coming soon page or maintenance page for your website. It integrates with all popular social media platforms, so you can easily add share buttons to grow your following. SeedProd pro also comes with … [Read more...] about Welcome SeedProd to the WPBeginner Family of Products
Last updated on August 14th, 2018 by Syed Balkhi At WPBeginner, we are on a mission to help small businesses grow and compete with the big guys. Today, I want to take the exciting step and bring these values to the WordPress business community with our new growth accelerator fund. What is the WPBeginner Growth Accelerator Fund? WPBeginner Growth Accelerator Fund is the first-ever growth fund focused entirely on WordPress businesses. As part of this accelerator, we will invest between $100k to $500k in a small group of WordPress focused businesses. Along with the investment, we will work intensively with founders to refine and optimize their existing product / processes by using the Awesome Motive playbook. Companies will also get to benefit from our vast media resources and the business network that we have built over the last decade. The Story Behind WPBeginner Growth Accelerator Fund Over the last decade, we have spent a lot of time talking to users and figuring out how to make … [Read more...] about Announcing the WPBeginner Growth Accelerator Fund
Last updated on July 4th, 2018 by Editorial Staff It’s the ninth fourth. On 4th of July, nine years ago, I started WPBeginner. Can’t believe we’ve come such a long way. Like every year, I want to take a few minutes and do a quick recap of all the major things happening in business as well as my personal life. WPBeginner Story I started using WordPress when I was 16 years old and started WPBeginner at age 19 with a single mission: make WordPress easy for beginners. Since then WPBeginner has become the largest free WordPress resource site for beginners. For those of you who’re new, you can read the full WPBeginner story on our about page and use the Start Here page to get the most out of WPBeginner. Personal Updates My son, Solomon, is now 20 months old. Time is flying, and he’s growing up so fast. Amanda (my wife) and Solomon have been joining me on a lot of my business trips, and we have taken several fun trips as well. Since the last WPBeginner … [Read more...] about WPBeginner Turns 9 Years Old – Reflections and Updates