The business of WordPress

The business of WordPress

A quick look at the different ways people make a living out of WordPress.

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Kimb Jones

April 27, 2013
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  1. I am Kimb Jones http://makedo.in @makedoin http://mkdo.co.uk @mkdohq @mkjones /

    http://mkjones.co.uk
  2. The business of WordPress

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  7. Some of the business of WordPress hopefully without all the

    boring stuff
  8. Lets begin....

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  10. 27th of May 2003

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  12. The features include...

  13. A fully compliant XHTML/CSS admin interface.

  14. A link manager that has everything you’d expect, from Weblogs.com

  15. Highly Intelligent Line Break system

  16. Fully compliant with XHTML standards up to 1.1

  17. Awesome

  18. 9 years, 10 months, 31 days

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  21. WordCamp SF

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  23. Back to business

  24. 1. Theme sellers 2. Plugin merchants 3. SaaS-ers 4.Yeh-we-only-do-WordPress 5.

    Automattic
  25. 1. Theme sellers 2. Plugin merchants 3. SaaS-ers 4.Yeh-we-only-do-WordPress 5.

    Automattic
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  27. http://wpcandy.com/covers/wonderthemes/ OR Google "wonderthemes wpcandy"

  28. http://slideshare.net/mkjonesuk/how-wordpress-themes-changed-the-world

  29. http://slideshare.net/mkjonesuk/how-wordpress-themes-changed-the-world SLIDE 34

  30. I'm sick of talking about themes

  31. 1. Theme sellers 2. Plugin merchants 3. SaaS-ers 4.Yeh-we-only-do-WordPress 5.

    Automattic
  32. http://codecanyon.net

  33. http://gravityforms.com

  34. http://woothemes.com/plugins

  35. Can somebody help me?

  36. Support, support, support support, support, support, support, support, support, support

  37. Themes OR Plugin selling Good support = Profit

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  39. 1. Theme sellers 2. Plugin merchants 3. SaaS-ers 4.Yeh-we-only-do-WordPress 5.

    Automattic
  40. Software as a Service

  41. Modern SaaS IS BIG BUSINESS According to the Gartner Group

    SaaS sales in 2010 reached $10 billion, and were projected to increase to $12.1bn in 2011. Gartner Group estimates that SaaS revenue will be more than double its 2010 numbers by 2015 and reach a projected $21.3 bn.
  42. http://happytables.com

  43. http://restaurantengine.com

  44. BOTH WordPress SAME Sector DIFFERENT Approach

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  46. 1. Theme sellers 2. Plugin merchants 3. SaaS-ers 4.Yeh-we-only-do-WordPress 5.

    Automattic
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  52. 1. Theme sellers 2. Plugin merchants 3. SaaS-ers 4.Yeh-we-only-do-WordPress 5.

    Automattic
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  56. I was Kimb Jones http://makedo.in @makedoin http://mkdo.co.uk @mkdohq @mkjones /

    http://mkjones.co.uk