Posts Tagged ‘money’

Trend For 2010 – Paying For Plugins

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December 23rd, 2009
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While paying for plugins is nothing new, I’m predicting that by the end of 2010, there will be a large assortment of plugins for WordPress that will be available for purchase. As we wind down 2009, I’m already beginning to see the trend in action with at least 3 of my 31 installed plugins switching to a paid model. Each person is doing something a little different but the end result is the same. I have to pay to keep using it. Now I don’t particularly have a problem with plugin authors charging for support or for services around the plugin but I’m seeing the plugin being bundled as part of the purchase. So in a way, you’re not only paying for the plugin, you’re paying for access to support. In most cases, the free plugin becomes dormant and I’m forced to either stick with what works until a version […]

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How Much Would You Pay?

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June 25th, 2008
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So how much would you pay for an installation of WordPress? This question was raised by Damien Mulley of mully.net. In his post (Wanted: People to install WordPress without robbing others blind), Damien mentions that he is building a list of people with reasonable prices who will perform default WordPress installations. According to Damien, there are a few people who are charging anywhere from €550 to €1500 (Euros). This equates to $857.00 to $2,338.33. I can’t imagine anyone in their right mind who would pay that amount to have WordPress installed for them. However, when I stop to think about those who are brand new to blogging or to WordPress in general, those are the ones that when offered these prices, may believe this to be normal when in fact, it’s not. The conversation about this topic was handled pretty well within the comments. Most people commented that they would […]

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