I was talking with a friend about my plan to invest in developing WordPress plugins as products recently.
“That’s a tough market,” he said, “Everything has been built. Customers don’t want to pay anything. You make $100 a year off a plugin and still have to support it.”
We built a WordPress plugin four or five years ago and the market was saturated then. Because of the scope of functionality, it was a pain to support and actually cost us to maintain it.
Natural opportunities that are inherently accessible and rewarding don’t seem to exist anymore.
What I’m striving to learn is how to identify hidden opportunities.Continue reading