Congrats to the Paid Memberships Pro team — their plugin recently passed 100,000 active installs! 👏
Mary Job talks with David about her history with WordPress, the African WordPress community, and the challenges they face.
Building, Supporting, and Selling a Winning Product — With or Without WordPress.org • Are Active Install Counts Relevant to Your Business’s Success? (Even if they are accurate? And they haven’t been.) • Let’s Fix What’s Broken (The Plugin Repo) Not What Isn’t (The Freemium Model) • Follow Leaders, Adopt Standards • Tools and expertise from rtCamp • Some great and “doable” ideas for the future of plugin business metrics on the .org repo. Could some of them help put an end to intrusive and manipulative dark patterns in the WordPress Admin dashboard and notifications?
🤝 WordPress Jobs: The Post Status Job Board 💼 There are currently 22 Active Job Listings on the Board. We don’t have space for them all here, so be sure to check online too. ☀️ Employers: Get your job opening in front of many of the best and brightest members of the WordPress community. List…
Post Status members discuss declining revenue — and how to offset it. How will the market slump affect acquisitions and sale prices?
Paid Memberships Pro has a somewhat unique monetization method for their plugin. They largely monetize by selling support and custom work, versus selling any kind of extension or functionality. All Paid Memberships Pro features are free. A few years ago, this wouldn’t be out of the norm, but today the primary model for success appears…
This week I sat down again with Eric Karkovack to talk about the WordPress stories and topics that are on the top of our minds. Independently, we made nearly the same selections. There’s a single throughline in this episode — what works, what doesn’t, and what will take WordPress businesses forward in the product, agency, and hosting spaces.