Ah, Reddit. The self-described “front page of the internet” with over a million subreddits (growing at 500+ a day) and serving 6 billion pageviews a month.
You too can create a Reddit-style website and you can do it with the internet’s favourite content management system and publishing platform: WordPress.
Continue reading How To Make A Site Like Reddit With WordPress
What do Beyoncé, Sweden, and The Metro have in common? Their websites all run on WordPress. Completely different sites for different audiences in different styles. All using the versatile WordPress publishing platform to build unique websites. And so can you.
Continue reading 12 WordPress Themes That Look Nothing Like Blogs
It’s been a couple of months since I wrote one of these reports. Time is really flying these days. I thought it would be useful to take stock yet again of the state of affairs with theme sales.
Continue reading Optimisation Report (July 2017) – Google Analysis
In the latest Optimisation Report, it was clear that there was a lot of drop offs when going from Product to Cart. Almost 90% of visits were dropping off (according to Google Analytics).
In this post, I’ll put together a plan for how a high converting WooCommerce Sales Page looks like for digital products.
Continue reading Designing a high converting WooCommerce Sales Page
We’re back again with another Optimisation Report (read the others here). Through these reports my aim is to continue to Grow Epic Themes by seeing what’s working (and what’s not) and optimising the site along the way.
Continue reading Optimisation Report (May 2017) – Google Analysis
The Plugin Hunt WordPress theme takes the very best parts of Product Hunt’s structure and puts them together in a comprehensive, easy-to-use package for WordPress. If you’re on the fence about purchasing a theme to help monetize your website or grow your audience, perhaps this article will give you the push you’ve been looking for.
Continue reading 3 ways to use the Plugin Hunt Theme to make your website shine
OK, I’ve been a bit behind with the focus on Epic Themes (the last optimisation report was based on March 2017’s data).
Through analysing these Optimisation reports, my aim is to chronicle the journey of growing ‘Epic Themes‘ and see how any changes impact Growth.
Continue reading Optimisation Report (April 2017) – Google Analysis
Deciding what kind of site you want yours to be is half the battle. Opting to go with a niche site using something like the Plugin Hunt Theme gets you even closer, but how are you supposed to choose which niche to work with and what are you supposed to do once you have?
Continue reading How to Make Money with Niche WordPress Themes
I wanted to start writing regular optimisation reports alongside the transparency reports which are on the Epic Plugins blog. You’ll see I first did one of these using HotJar and for the two week period. There were a couple of issues with this:-
Continue reading Optimisation Report (March 2017) – Google Analysis
I wanted to start writing about my journey to grow Epic Themes monthly sales figures, if you didn’t see the latest numbers they are over on the Epic Plugins Blog (transparency reports are grouped there, as that’s where they started out and will stay).
Continue reading Optimisation Report – 16th Feb to 1st March 2017
It’s almost the end of February. That means that my fourth WordPress Theme in the ’12 Themes in 12 Months’ challenge is due out in less than a week. The truth is I’ve not even started on this yet. Instead I’ve taken things back to the drawing board and been doing some thinking. What’s missing.
Continue reading What’s missing when it comes to WordPress Themes
If you’ve been following the transparency reports over at Epic Plugins, you’ll see that in October 2016 I undertook a mission to create 12 WordPress Themes in 12 Months. What this meant was I was also taking on the task of Growing a WordPress Theme Business from scratch.
Continue reading 10+ things to do before spending money on marketing your website