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Just like your kid, your product is probably no special. Well, sorry if you’re offended … or, you know what, actually I’m not sorry at all. But why am I even saying this anyway? Let’s start at the beginning: I have met a lot of people lately, both in the WordPress community and outside of it. All trying to build their businesses/products and asking for my advice on various things, but also complaining that they can’t get the marketing cracked for their products, blog posts,…Continue Reading “You Aren’t Bad at Marketing, Your Product Is Not Good Enough!”

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First of all, I am not a great writer. In fact, I used to be one of the worst in my class (literature and English lessons, and those were the things that I hated the most). However, when I started doing things on the internet, I realized that I needed content … and lots of it … and that it needed to be good! That’s how my journey started… So what you see here is a story of how I wasted my time and money in pursuit…Continue Reading “How to Be the Worst Blog Owner in 5 Simple Steps”

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Somewhere around 2010, after I learned a little bit of jQuery, I decided to give Freelancer.com a shot. In hindsight, things worked out quite fine for me. However, I know that the space has gotten more crowded, and that a lot of people – developers much better than myself – struggle and can’t seem to crack the Freelancer.com’s code, no pun intended. So here are my top 5 pieces of advice on how to land more projects on freelance websites. Note. You don’t have to be the best…Continue Reading “5 Tips on How to Get More Projects on Freelance Websites”

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In the summer of 2013, 2 years after I started a web agency, I saw myself caught up in a business that I didn’t enjoy, struggling to keep employees and partners happy, and secretly wanting to escape. Neat, isn’t it? Okay, so how did I escape? Well, me and my partner had some WordPress knowledge, so we figured that the best course of action would be to start some kind of a WordPress product business. The fastest way to do that? … Acquire a WordPress product business. 🙂 For $3000,…Continue Reading The Single Most Catastrophic Mistake That WordPress Freelancers Make And most probably you are making it too.

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Are you looking to start your own WordPress theme shop? Or maybe you already have your products listed on Envato, but want to move out for one reason or the other? If that’s the case, you’re probably wondering about things like pricing and other exciting money-related stuff. So in this post (my first here) I’m going to talk about just that. Let’s dive into the topic of different pricing strategies that tend to work well in the WordPress world. And I promise this won’t be your regular chit-chat….Continue Reading Pricing Your WordPress Theme 3 Specific Strategies That Work in the Real World