Month: October 2017

Easily Create Buttons in WordPress with MaxButtons

Easily Create Buttons in WordPress with MaxButtons

I’ve been in the WordPress services game long enough to know that tools putting creative power in the hands of my clients helps save me a lot of development time. That’s why I find plugins such as MaxButtons, from the folks over at Max Foundry, so interesting.

MaxButtons, and the premium version MaxButtons Pro, give non-technical people a chance to create their own attractive and functional interface elements on their site. MaxButtons offers thousands of configurations in colors, icons and text (they support two line buttons which is a lifesaver for many people I’m sure).

Bob Senoff, the business man at Max Foundry, answering some of my questions about MaxButtons regarding it’s origin, their target customer, successes with their marketing approach to the plugin and solid advice on how to enter the premium WordPress plugin marketplace.

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Ways to Setup an Affiliate Program for Your WordPress Plugin

Ways to Setup an Affiliate Program for Your WordPress Plugin

So, you’ve finalized your newest WordPress plugin and are promoting it across all channels available to you. You’ve written about your plugin on your website.  You have shared the breaking news on all of your social media networks.

But there is more to be done.

In fact, as a product creator, you should be thinking about setting up an affiliate program for your WordPress plugin.

WordPress has long been the perfect platform for creating an affiliate program, whether you use a WordPress plugin solution or a third-party alternative.

That said, since setting up an affiliate program is one of the best ways for plugin developers to generate additional income off their projects, it is no wonder there are so many affiliate program solutions available today.  That’s why we are going to take a look at some of them best ones on the market today, so you can get started with your affiliate program right away.

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Answer Common Customer Questions with Heroic FAQs

Heroic FAQs

Heroic FAQs, the latest plugin release from the folks over at HeroThemes, offers simple but powerful management for frequently answered questions. While the concept of an FAQ page is almost as old as the web itself, with Heroic FAQs the time involved in setting one up is diminished greatly which leaves you with more time to work on your product and less time handling support.

Chris Mooney was willing to answer my questions about the creation of Heroic FAQs, the important of design in this plugin, the freemium business model and how HeroThemes does outreach for their products before launch.

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Manage Advertisements on WordPress Sites with Advanced Ads

Manage Advertisements on WordPress Sites with Advanced Ads

Thomas Maier developed Advanced Ads to be the leading advertisement management plugin available on the WordPress platform. He used his own personal need for a better solution to spark development of the plugin and how his creation is being used on over 40,000 web sites and that number is growing every day.

Thomas was nice enough to take the time to answer my questions about the origins of Advanced Ads, working with an add-on based revenue model and the future of the plugin. He also offers up some great advice about the most important piece of his business that he puts the most effort into each day.

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