This is story about journalist Brain Gardner, who made magazine like worpdress themes and sold them. StudioPress has roughly 40.000 paid customers. This is story about how he started and grew this business working on regular day job.
Theme business for free content management systems like wordpress, joomla, drupal, magento is another profitable business idea to look at. We looked at other success stories on themeforest and woothemes, this is another succeed internet business that earns more than 2 million $ per year. As in every business there are easy and hard parts to it. Easy part is you spend your energy to build a theme and then sell it several times through subscription. Every subscribed customer can use any theme that they provide and change whenever they want to new or other theme. Difficult part is to deal with client requests and address theme related problems while explaining other related issues and custom development needs.
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Here is great interview about WooThemes, how they market it, build and sell it. Many great ideas and lessons to learn. I was very surprised to hear that many people buy premium templates.They have more than 40 thousand customers according to their website. An average theme is 70-100$.
…continue reading: Another great story about business on top of WordPress – WooThemes
Surfing internet came across very cool designed wallpaper site by Lushnis, using free wallpaper script. Check it out. – Cool and high quality wallpapers for iPad
Network for design and inspiration, great work presented here.
Really inspiring story for making themes.
Striking theme has sold $13,000 worth in 2.5 weeks, and is still going very strong! Well done kaptinlin!
That’s amazing. Stop drooling! In around a month Kaptinlin has made 476 sales of his single item which costs $35. He has also collected 67 followers and 277 comments. I haven’t read all the comments, but the ones I saw were all very positive.
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