- September 19th, 2018
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- Mark Reed
WordPress is undeniably the largest blogging site on the internet. It is an opensource Web Development tool through which lots of businesses and individuals generate great income and revenues! Each day, we hear news about ordinary people making astonishing living on the internet! A major portion of those people is earning from WordPress. The platform offers numerous opportunities that you can exploit to make it big in life. So, if you are tempted to make most of WordPress’ potential, a deeper comprehension of the platform is needed.
And we are here to help you with that!
First and Foremost, Pick a Niche
The main reason behind WordPress’s incredible popularity is the availability of wide array of options to choose from such as:
- Backend Development (PHP)
- Front-end Development (HTML, JS, CSS)
- Education plugins for teaching students online
- Marketing services (SEO, e-commerce, etc.)
So, if you thought that blogging was the only task you could perform in WordPress, well, there’s so much more to it!
Develop a Skill
After picking up your favorite niche, the next step should be to develop skills in it.
If you want to do marketing, then you will need to maximize on the marketing knowledge. If you want to go into frontend development, then build skills in that and similarly, if you want to become a WordPress blogger, then you will need to learn the tricks of how to make the content shine.
Tips For Skill Growth
- Explore sources like Lynda.com and BobWP to firm your grip on WordPress web development
- Read books about your favorite niche.
- Attend workshops, seminars, and training conferences relevant to your niche.
Build a Portfolio
Now you need a decorated portfolio. This is only possible when you have working experience in the related niche. Your portfolio reflects the work you have done in the past. Hence, it needs to be centered around that.
For example, if you work in web application development, add the best of your previous work to portfolio.
If you are new in the field, ask your loved ones to land you working opportunities. However, while on the hunt, remember not to take on more than you could possibly deal with. If you take on tasks which you can’t deal with, your impression would go out as deficient and highly unreliable. Therefore, only go for projects you are certain to finish in time.
You could also build personal projects to showcase your skill set. Not only does it increase your experience, but also helps you identify as a seasoned professional.
Build Network and Enjoy Success
Earning through WordPress is all about building a network. To form a network, go to WordPress meetups and WordCamps. These two are the best places to connect with organizations searching for talent.
Once you have built a large network with a strong portfolio, success isn’t far away. Now all you need to do is build a client base and start offering them services that so far you have excelled in. Good luck!
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