I gave this talk at last week's WordCamp Cape Town [http://2011.capetown.wordcamp.org/] and thought that I'd post some of the details here (a video of my talk should be up soon). As an introduction to my talk... I've been making money with WordPress for many years now
I had an interesting conversation with a friend over the weekend, about reading books. My friend - who is not as connected as I am - said he was still purchasing & reading loads of physical books, whereas I had to admit that it has been years since I last purchased
Great article from Mr Spencer Fry and one with which I greatly agree. The only proviso being that I’ve helped build a very successful business (WooThemes) on another platform (WordPress being the primary one), so I won’t be hypocritical. I’m less concerned about the risks involved with
I felt so inspired by this post and specifically loved this bit: > These business models will leverage thepassion [http://edgeperspectives.typepad.com/edge_perspectives/2009/11/pursuing-passion.html] of individuals, createnetworks [http://edgeperspectives.typepad.com/edge_perspectives/2010/02/shifting-identities-from-consumer-to-networked-creator.html] and build communities [http://blogs.hbr.org/haque/2010/
If you have ever wanted an authoritative article on bootstrapping your startup, then this one is just that. @spencerfry [http://twitter.com/spencerfry] has immense experience in the field of bootstrapping startups and in this article he shares all of those valuable bits. So: read this! I think the reason
To be honest, at the best of times freemium feels like an overly idealistic business model, which relies heavily on building a big enough audience. In this case study, all of the founders that commented noted that freemium is a numbers game, since only a very small percentage of those
Is pageviews even considered to be a business model these?
Most entrepreneurs seem to be keen to develop & establish their brands as umbrella’s for a whole business empire, in that they grow the company both horizontally & vertically. Whilst this may not be on every startup’s radar, the more established a business becomes, the bigger the need seems to