In 2011 years ago we started thinking about releasing some Plugins into the wild with a hope that we could establish a legitimate revenue stream that was equivalent to the revenue we already generated from being one of the best search engine marketing companies and trusted website design and development companies.
$$ Boy am I glad we followed through with that vision. $$
As of this writing average $550 USD a month from just one of these Plugins (Premium Bulk Photo to Product Importer Extension for WooCommerce) and the others haven’t even reached our projected critical mass. It’s fluctuated to as low as $300 and as much as $750 per month, and it’s steadily increasing with a growth of about 5-15% per month, again on average.
I’m writing this article because that’s the kind of information I wanted to know when I was thinking about our company releasing Plugins.
Here is my advice to a sure-fire way to generate money from your Plugins within the first 3 months assuming you have a considerately made, web standards compliant, WordPress streamlined UI Plugin that provides any benefit to your Users. This is the process we are employing in all our Plugins and efforts to market them.
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