Running a WordPress Business in 2017

July 18, 2017 |

I was recently interviewed by IndieHackers about how I grew my side business from $0 to $5k per month (on average) and on the back of that I got asked (by a wannabe entrepreneur) a great question.

Reviving a Dying WordPress Plugin

June 30, 2017 |

In this blog post I wanted to write a bit about the current situation of one of my top performing WordPress plugins. Well, it used to be top performing but has fallen down from the peak of its monthly revenue and users. How do I revive this back to where it used to be?

Transparency Report #14 – May 2017

June 1, 2017 |

As always this report will follow the same structure as the last one.  A reminder though, I write these for me, so I can keep track of where things are up to and what I’ve been working on and plan to work on. If you benefit from reading these too then great. Glad to have you along for the ride.

A Look Into Kinsta Hosting – WordPress at the Speed of Google

May 8, 2017 |

I wanted to spend a bit of time going through the hosting providers in a blog series on hosting. There’s so much out there these days that finding the one which is right for you is no mean feat. Today I took a look into Kinsta Hosting. If you’ve not seen Kinsta recently you must have been living under a rock

Epic WordPress Backgrounds – Benjamin Gilstrap

May 3, 2017 |

I wanted to start offering something different on the blog. Something which gets the community involved. So I’ve started a new initiative. I’ll be posting a series of background stories / interviews with people who want to share. The first up is Benjamin Gilstrap from Techie Support.

4 Types of WordPress Plugin Your Website Needs

May 1, 2017 |

Regardless of whether you’re setting up your first hobby website or you’re a seasoned internet warrior with niche sites as far as the eye can see, there are a few types of plugins that every site should consider installing in order to get maximum functionality.

Transparency Report #13 – April 2017

May 1, 2017 |

Onto year 2 of these transparency reports. When it’s time to write one of these I still get surprised at just how fast the time is going. This report will follow the same structure as the last one.  There’s some interesting insight this month.