One of the best ways to “break in” to the WordPress industry as a whole (which is still very young, mind you) is to go niche, which is targeting a certain and specific market and userbase/customer base that you can capitalize on especially well given your background and/or experience. An area that’s been fast growing with WordPress adoption is the religious and non-profit space as they are always trying to find solutions that are “less expensive” (sometimes “cheap”) that can do the job since money is tight in many non-profits. I stumbled upon this in my searching for a friend […]
What a week it has been my friends! I’m not so sure about you, but this past week nearly killed me – trying to get back into the “groove” of things gets harder and harder and harder. But we survived the first week of April, didn’t we? On to the next one!
The market for WordPress managed hosting continues to grow and thrive and it’s clear that it’s not only can be a profitable market but that there’s plenty of room for niche-based approaches. Such one I just got wind of is ChurchPr.es, a solution specifically targeting the church and non-profit sector of WordPress users and organizations although it seems to have been cooking since late October of last year. A project by Dallas Bass, a self-professed coffee addict (aren’t we all?), he announced it late yesterday: I just launched @churchpres Check out the site at churchpr.es! — dallas bass (@ThisIsDallas) February 25, […]
Nonprofit organizations around the world are catching on to the beauty and simplicity of using WordPress to power their websites. But aside from a few large foundations and universities, most nonprofits are very modest operations where every staff members wears many hats and where the “communications” line in the budget is nearly nonexistent. Enter WordPress: an organization can get up and running quickly and can start publishing their content right away. But in my years of working with nonprofits in WordPress, I’ve found that few sites really live up to their full potential. So here are two simple tips that […]