About the Episode:
In today’s episode, we’re talking to Brian Jackson, an experienced WordPress side blogger and digital marketer who’s been blogging for the better part of 10 years while holding down a full-time job where he now still works as the Chief Marketing Officer at the hosting company Kinsta (that offers one of the best web hosting plans on the market for bloggers).
Over the years, Brian has done everything from dropshipping CDs on eBay before dropshipping was even really a thing, to starting & selling his own hosting company while in college, developing WordPress plugins like Perfmatters, building content websites about personal finance, WordPress (Woorkup) and even gluten-free eating.
Now working together as a combined team, Brian and his brother Brett now have enough side projects going that they could sustain themselves working on their own business, but they’ve got aspirations of holding onto their day jobs for long enough to retire early and live comfortably sometime over the next five to ten years.
In Today’s Episode, We Talk About:
02:37 Where Brian is originally from.
04:00 When he started selling products on eBay.
[07:21] How much he was making on eBay.
[08:55] Why he chose a small town to study at university.
[11:19] When he started his web hosting company.
[17:05] Why he sold the company.
[17:42] About his WordPress plugins.
22:59 Why it’s easier for him to launch new products now.
24:30 How revenue they make from their products.
28:31 His most effective traffic driving strategy.
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Brian’s WordPress blog Woorkup
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