Information and Resources for Solopreneurs


Selling a service, especially one you’ve got experience with, is usually the fastest way to earn significant income from your WordPress site.

When I started my WordPress Building Blocks website, I wanted to teach non-technical people how to build websites using WordPress.… Read more


Google “What’s the best way to make money with my website” and you’ll get more than 92.4 million results.

That’s partly because there’s no simple, one-size-fits-all answer.

Before you even start on online business, you should have a clear idea of where the money will come from.… Read more


Plugins have always provided a point of entry for internet bad guys. Recently, the internet security company Sucuri found a plugin vulnerability that’s much more troubling than most.

Instead of the usual scenario, where a hacker will find a weak point in the code, this guy took over a legitimate plugin.… Read more


I’m going to be brutally honest here.

If you already have a website and you’re asking that question, you’re in trouble.

Think about translating that to the real world. Would you lease a business space, spend the money to paint it and decorate it, advertise a grand opening and then, when people started to trickle in, ask “how am I going to make money here?”

And yet, because the cost of entry is so low online, that’s exactly what a lot of solopreneurs do.… Read more


How likely are you to stay on a slow-loading website?

If you’re like most of us, the answer is, “not very.” Today’s web surfers expect pages to load quickly. In fact, KISSMetrics says load time should stay under 2 seconds, and that 40% of web surfers will leave a site that takes longer than 3 seconds to load.… Read more

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