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Why you Should Become a WooCommerce Extension Developer

Why you Should Become a WooCommerce Extension Developer

Presentation on "What it's like to be a WooCommerce Extensions Developer" at the WordPress Brisbane Meetup, December 2012.

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Brent Shepherd

December 06, 2012
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  1. Friday, 21 June 13

  2. @thenbrent http://brent.io Friday, 21 June 13

  3. 2011 27/10/11 11/01/12 27/09/12 WooCommerce 1.0 1 x free theme

    6 x official themes 9 x official extensions 14,000 downloads 10 x official themes 20 x official extensions Today A Brief History 1 month after epoch 27/09/11 45,000 downloads 16 x official tthemes 52 x official extensions 310,000 downloads 24 x official themes 145 x official extensions 30+ third party themes 50+ third party extensions $500,000+ of extension sales 1 year after epoch 400,000 downloads 28 x official tthemes 228 x official extensions Friday, 21 June 13
  4. A tale of two pull requests Patch merged 24 hours

    after submission Patch not merged 12 months after submission Friday, 21 June 13
  5. ... and now for something completely different Friday, 21 June

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  6. The best thing about the iPhone is not the Phone

    Friday, 21 June 13
  7. The best thing about the iPhone is not the Phone

    it’s the games Apps Friday, 21 June 13
  8. The best thing about WooCommerce is not WooCommerce Friday, 21

    June 13
  9. The best thing about WooCommerce is not WooCommerce it’s the

    extensions ... and themes ... and support ... but mostly the extensions Friday, 21 June 13
  10. 22 different payments gateway extensions Payment Accounting Shipping Miscellaneous Subscriptions

    Xero, Quickbooks, Freshbooks & more 16 shipping extensions (incl. Australia Post) My personal fav Gravity Forms, Name your Price, Email marketing, SMS marketing, Pinterest Friday, 21 June 13
  11. A manufacturer is not through with his customer when a

    sale is completed. He has then only started with his customer. - Henry Ford “ Friday, 21 June 13
  12. Billing periods - daily, weekly, monthly, yearly Drag & drop

    your image here Free trial period - daily, weekly, monthly, yearly Subscription Management - suspend/cancel Multiple payment gateways - PayPal, Fat Zebra Virtual, physical, downloadable products Friday, 21 June 13
  13. ... and now for something completely different Friday, 21 June

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  14. BOUTIQUE-QUALITY NAIL POLISH DELIVERED MONTHLY www.colormemonthly.com Friday, 21 June 13

  15. PIANO LESSONS IN STREAMING HD www.hdpiano.com Friday, 21 June 13

  16. MONTHLY DELIVERY OF ECO-FRIENDLY NAPPIES www.nappy.ch Friday, 21 June 13

  17. SOAP SUBSCRIPTIONS THAT IMPROVE THE WORLD www.soapboxsoaps.com Friday, 21 June

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  18. GOURMET FOOD DELIVERED TO YOUR DOOR www.flavourly.com Friday, 21 June

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  19. CALORIC CONTROLED FOOD DELIVERY PROGRAM www.flexfoods.co Friday, 21 June 13

  20. MAKE LIVING A GLUTEN FREE LIFE EASIER WITH SUBSCRIPTIONS www.glutenplan.com

    Friday, 21 June 13
  21. FRESH, LOCALLY PRODUCED SNACK BOX SERVICE www.goodfoodsf.com Friday, 21 June

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  22. Why you should become a WooCommerce developer Friday, 21 June

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  23. Questions? Friday, 21 June 13