This is story of Webkul Software which started by selling small social plugins for joomla then progressed to providing plugins for several e-commerce platforms. Story of Vipin Sahu founder of webkul.
- Started in 2009 by creating Facebook and Twitter plugins for joomla. Sold for 10-15$ and earned in 3 month earned 500$. Used Joomla because they had marketplace where they allow selling plugins, while wordpress marketplace allowed only free listings.
- Created 10 plugins some of them were successful like twitter feed and facebook page feed. Other plugins were not much successful.
- Was supporting customers who bought plugin and asked n return to review and rate them in order to gain trust and attention in marketplace.
- Some of first plugins ware taking 5-10 hours to build. So he built it overnight. (more…)