January 20, 2021 — This talk explains how to stabilize your business with a growing stream of recurring income. Learn why recurring income is crucial and how to offer WordPress management plans as a recurring revenue product.
April 9, 2019 — Many freelancers and design agencies are well aware of the feast and famine cycle that exists. Finding new work is a challenge but it is a constant requirement for generating income in your business. When there is no new work there is no income and cash flow becomes a massive challenge.
The antidote is to generate recurring revenue, preferably on a monthly basis. In this talk I will cover some ways to increase MRR (Monthly Recurring Revenue) and how it benefits you and your clients.
September 29, 2016 — Learn about the various ways that you can turn your WordPress knowledge into a multiple sources of income.
August 14, 2016 — It is a fallacy that as a freelancer or small WordPress agency we should expect our income to be unpredictable. The open source WordPress software allows us to bake into our services ongoing website care plans to keep clients engaged with us and pay us monthly to care for their website. Setting up a recurring revenue stream caring for WordPress websites offers us the financial security we only hope for in our work as designers and developers.
In this WordCamp session, I’ll go over what that looks like from A-Z. We’ll explore what you should offer in your plans, how you setup payment for these plans inside your WordPress website with plugins, and how to carry out those basic website maintenance services from performance scans, security scans, backups, plugin updates and support ticket system for client requests. I’ll also touch upon some challenges you might face with push back from clients and how to address those.
April 12, 2016 — Many times we get excited to build cool themes, custom plugins, websites etc. and we forget to plan for the future by building reoccurring revenue streams that allow us to “make money while we sleep”. In this session we will show you ways that you can grow your WordPress business, retain clients with minimal efforts, maintain a blend of custom WP, and ‘out of the box’ solutions that promotes on-going revenue. A successful business model with reoccurring revenue streams are the backbone to sustainable income and business growth. Clients will be happier, staff will stay longer, and management will be happier. Who knows maybe your company will be prime for an acquisition!