The Pros and Cons of Running a WordPress Product Company

  1. Pro: Consistent revenue 02:10
    • When you are running a WordPress product company, you don’t have to worry about the “feast or famine” of being overwhelmed or underwhelmed by client projects.
  2. Con: Competition is steep 03:05
    • There are a lot of WordPress developers out there because there is a low barrier to entry.
    • You’re really going to have to up your game on the marketing side to be successful.
  3. Pro: No more dealing with PITA (Pain in the Ass) clients! 03:55
    • Usually clients who pay the least also demand the most…
    • When you are running a WordPress product company, you don’t need to worry about client work anymore!
  4. Con: Never ending stream of technical support requests  04:38
    • When you create a product, expect to have technical problems. It’s just going to happen.
  5. Pro: You can scale bigger and faster than as a freelancer 05:25
    • You’ll spend time investing time and money in a product, but then it’s done and you can sell it over and over!
  6. Con: Never ending bugs and incompatibilities 06:06
    • Plugins and themes are constantly updating, which means that you will be constantly updating your products.
  7. Pro: You can take your audience into other ventures 06:57
    • When people invest in your brand, they will usually be interested in your other projects.
  8. Con: Constant innovation 08:33
    • You need to be constantly creating new products to stay relevant.

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