WordPress freelancer builds $1M business in 6 months
Adam Preiser was enjoying an early retirement in his 30's. That was until he started experimenting with YouTube—showing non-developers how to rapidly build sophisticated websites with WordPress.
If you enjoyed this episode, please leave us an honest rating on iTunes.
It all started with one video. A throwaway, almost, with a few affiliate links in the description. When he casually checked in on that video's stats numerous days later, what he saw astounded him in terms of views and sales.
That turned into the master persuader churning out video after video after video. Five years later, WPCrafter is a 100,000+ subscription force on YouTube. Half of this episode is dedicated to helping you learn about Adam and what he did to grow that channel.
And in the second half — you're also going to hear how his YouTube channel and his awareness of so many WordPress-related products led him to Sujay Pawar, founder of Brainstorm Force and the WordPress theme called Astra. They eventually joined forces to launch a funnel-making product for WordPress called Cartflows and it is verifiably on-pace for over a million in sales after launching just over 6 months ago in 2019.
It almost didn't happen. Launch day was a disaster. But you'll hear how they recovered, and what's in store for the future.
Without further adieu, here's our interview with Adam Preiser.
Complete show notes for this episode can be found on Millo.co
Thank you to our Sponsors for supporting this episode:
Airtable: The all-in-one management tool for business owners. Part spreadsheet, part database, and entirely flexible, Airtable gives you the freedom to arrange your work just the way you like. Freelance to Founder listeners can receive $50 in credit by signing up at airtable.com/millo
Infinite Red: Support for this episode comes from Infinite Red. If you're looking beyond your world of freelancing and you're needing to build a web or mobile app, check out Infinite Red.
They're experts in React Native, and in fact host North America’s only React Native conference, Chain React, which brings in hundreds of developers every year to their digs in Portland, Oregon. Their work is brilliant visually and incredibly functional — limited only by your imagination. In fact, if you start a project after hearing about them on THIS podcast, they'll give you two free tickets to it — and it's coming up July 11 and 12.
Subscribe for new episodes at freelancetofounder.com.
This podcast is a production of Millo.
Recently from the Millo Blog:
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices