Category: Editorial

WordPress Freelancing Can Be Lonely: Nine Strategies to Cope

People get into WordPress freelancing for lots of reasons. Some that come quickly to mind: for fun, for a career, to learn, to help out, or to make a little extra cash. All of these are great things. One common reality that doesn’t come up as much around WordPress freelancing: loneliness. It’s bound to come up, even though it’s an affliction that many people dare not speak of.


Everything You Need to Know to Speak at WordCamp

WordCamp Miami 2014

Just last weekend, I was one of the co-organizers of WordCamp Denver. (Not a lead, those people did more work. I just made a website and helped a bit with sponsors and recording videos.) It was my first time doing it, and to commemorate the occasion, I thought I’d share an invitation and recommendation that you speak at a WordCamp.



The Menace of WordPress Theme Creep

One of the first topics I ever wrote about on WPShout, I kind of thought that the topic of “theme creep” had died long ago. But a few times in the last few months–once with someone I’m mentoring in WordPress development, once with someone who was asking how to buy themes–I felt a need to mention this idea. So I’m revising and updating the original essays.






How We Make Money Selling Premium WooCommerce Plugins

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This is a guest article by Katie Keith, co-founder of UK WordPress agency Barn2 Media. We loved her story about how to make money with WordPress and her advice on moving full-time into plugin development, and we’re happy to share what she’s learned with you!

A lot of people have written about how competitive WordPress has become and how difficult it is to make money with WordPress from products such as themes and plugins. Others believe there’s still plenty to be thankful for in WordPress.