Jason Talks 15 Years of Business in his Mixergy Interview

Mixergy Startup Stories

Hi there, freedom fighters. I was interviewed by Andrew Warner of Mixergy. It has been a goal of mine to go on this show since I started watching Andrew’s interviews back in 2011.

Watch the interview here or find the podcast in your favorite podcast app.

Trial Our Sitewide Sales Plugin for Free

In 2019, Paid Memberships Pro made $85,000 during our various sales. Those sales accounted for 10% of total revenue last year. In 2020, our Spring Sale made over $30,000 in 6 days. For the past few weeks, I have been blogging, tweeting, and publishing videos about what we’ve learned running those sales. Now I want (more…)

Black Friday Performance Survey

We are gearing up for what some believe will be the biggest Black Friday shopping season ever.

Many of the business owners I talk to, who are considering running a BFCM promotion for the first time, wonder just how much money can they make? That is what we aim to capture in this survey.

Creating Your Own Plugin for Customizing WordPress (WPReading Meetup)

At the Reading WordPress Meetup, on November 20th, 2018, I demonstrated how to code your own plugin for WordPress. This was a high level discussion, focused largely on the Q&A. Here is the GitHub repository for the demo plugin I created. What is a plugin? Extra code, in addition to the theme, that is run (more…)

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Jason was on WPwatercooler again. Summary.

The WPwatercooler is a great show, and I was on it again this past Monday with my BWAwWP co-author Brian Messenlehner. I may make it a habit to get on that show. And I may make it a habit to follow up each show with a summary of what went down. The show topic was (more…)

Heartbeat API for WordPress

As part of the JavaScript chapter for our upcoming book Building Web Apps with WordPress, I got a chance to research and work with the Heartbeat API that is new to WordPress 3.6. It’s a cool little piece of functionality that will help out developers building asynchronous apps on top of WordPress. At first, I (more…)

Thoughts on GPL WordPress Plugins and Themes

This was originally posted as a comment on a Reddit thread of all things, but kind of too good to stay there. WordPress is distributed under the GPLv2 license. The basic gist of that license is that you can do whatever you want with the code, but if you distribute any altered code, that code must be (more…)