Technology is empowering. It doesn’t take as long to establish your online presence as it used to. We all want a smooth startup and that’s why we opted for taking our business online, right?
You can easily assemble a crew of WordPress developers and designers, buy decent hosting, pick one of the free or premium WordPress themes, install some plugins, begin creating WordPress products, and start your own WordPress shop.
Weeell no, not exactly.
When I first got on that road (along with a couple of my friends) all I ever heard were fairy tales about owning a WordPress shop. We thought that enthusiasm beats all. We thought that it would be easy, but we were mistaken.
Let me break it down for you, so you don’t make the same mistakes I did.
Before even thinking about igniting your idea online, get in touch with the people who have done something similar and try to identify the things that make their timepiece tick. You’ll be surprised to see how many of them are willing to help you.
We’ve all read books about startups and how they’ve made it, but those are edited stories and the reality is a little different. It involves a lot of ups and downs, which you can try to overcome if you reach out and ask questions — so don’t feel shy.
Instead of giving you lists of products and services to get your WordPress startup quickly on its feet, let me show you how to do this yourself.