There is a place on Flippa for every type of site regardless of its traffic and profit generated. Adding a website for sale is simple, and it takes less than ten minutes, but the real problem is the pricing. Flippa used to change the pricing plans frequently, and currently, you have to pay $25 to list a starter site (a site that doesn’t generate an income). I consider this cost prohibitive for new sites. Also, note that Flippa will ask for a 10% success fee when you sell the website. … [Read more...] about The Complete Guide to Selling Your WordPress Blog
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Discussions within a project on broadening out the project’s scope. Should you charge your clients for the 45-minute conversation on adding an online store that got them excited about WooCommerce? Bugfixes for bugs you caused. A month in, the client notices the nav menu isn’t right on mobile phones narrower than 360px thanks to some incomplete breakpoints in your CSS. Do you bill for the half hour it takes to fix? Advice. Your clients love the about-to-launch current site so much that they call a meeting to discuss their idea for an awesome mobile app/social network that maybe you can help them with. Do you bill for the 40 minutes it takes to gently dissuade them? You don’t have to ask your client’s permission to bill for touching code or fixing bugs. But if you want to bill for anything in the types of gray zones listed above, your client needs to know you’re doing it. It’s also good to tell your clients when you’re not billing … [Read more...] about The Small-Business WordPress Developer Code of Honor
WPEngine, a managed WordPress hosting company that has raised over $40 million dollars. Awesome Motive – led by Syed Balkhi is another multi-million dollar company based around WordPress. The company manages WPBeginner, OptinMonster, WPForms, MonsterInsights, and other popular WordPress plugins. Sucuri – the popular WordPress security solution in the market. iThemes – one of the oldest and well-established WordPress company behind popular plugins like BackupBuddy. ElegantThemes – multi-million dollar theme company behind the popular drag & drop page builder: Divi. Gravity Forms – the most well known premium WordPress form plugin. Good WordPress developers and consultants also make a comfortable full-time income by building custom websites, applications, and plugins around WordPress for their clients. Some of them are doing over six-figures in annual earnings by themselves. … [Read more...] about Why is WordPress Free? What are the Costs? What is the Catch?
And, unfortunately, Google is quite good at detecting problems like that. I’m saying unfortunately because it often means that if you don’t do any maintenance, it’s Google who notifies you about your site getting hacked. And at that point it’s too late. You can end up blacklisted – your visitors will see a screen like the following one when they try to visit your site: … [Read more...] about WordPress Maintenance Company vs DIY – Are WordPress Maintenance Services Worth the Money?
At the same time, I sincerely believe that branding and a certain experience begins to play a huge role in this game. We hope that ThemeForest is going to be just another sales channel for us, and the users will know who we truly are. In the end, there’s the same crew behind the scenes that shares similar values.George Olaru, Pixelgrade … [Read more...] about How to Optimize Your ThemeForest Landing Page (Item Page) – Elite Authors Chip In