7 Figures

Earlier this month my sales counter app for AppPresser ticked over to 7 figures. This is pretty exciting for me, it’s a major milestone for my career in selling products. It took us about 3 years to get to 1 million (not counting other revenue), and and it feels really good to reach this milestone. […]

From $0 to $30k/mo and back, 2014 in review

2014 has been a big year, I started a new business, bought a house, and I have a baby on the way. I grew my business from $0 to $30k/mo, and now I’m starting something totally new (so back to $0 in a way). This post is about reflecting on what went right and what […]

Thoughts on Pressgram Shutting Down

Pressgram announced they were shutting down today. There’s always something to be learned when another entrepreneur “fails.” That’s in quotes because I don’t really consider Pressgram a failure, because I’m sure the lessons John learned from this are invaluable. The strange thing is that they have had more media, exposure, and users than any company […]

Innovation Requires Sacrifice

Innovating means… You spend whole days trying things that probably won’t work, with no pay. You turn away clients to spend whole days trying things that probably won’t work, with no pay. You bang your head against the wall for weeks because everything you’ve tried doesn’t work. Everyone else seems like they are doing better […]

7 Things I Learned in 2013

Instead of a “year in review” post, I just want to pass on some lessons I learned in 2013 as a WordPress business owner. Hopefully these help you out. 1. Failure Is Not The End I failed at something this year that was a pretty big deal. It sucked, and I was pretty bummed out. […]