First published
Sep 04, 2020
Format
1 - 1 Interviews
Schedule
Weekly
Total Episodes
118
Average duration
00:15:46

Indie Bites

Business Entrepreneurship Marketing

Building WP Minute, a 5-figure side project without a huge audience - Matt Medeiros, WP Minute

<p>Matt Medeiros is the founder of <a href="https://thewpminute.com/">WP Minute</a>, a weekly podcast highlighting WordPress news in less than 5 minutes. He’s a podcasting expert, having previously worked as Director of Podcasting success at Castos and now hosts &amp; produces Breakdown, a podcast by Gravity forms. This episode talks about how you can make a sustainable 5-figure side project, with a niche audience while working a full time job and increasing your opportunities as you do it.</p><p><strong>Timestamps</strong></p><ul><li>00:00 Intro</li><li>01:32 From the family car business to digital agency with his dad</li><li>03:35 Becoming a Wordpress Expert and Starting Matt Report</li><li>04:45 Using podcasting as a networking tool</li><li>05:56 From Matt Report to WP Minute</li><li>08:08 Monetizing WP Minute</li><li>09:36 Making money from a small audience</li><li>10:58 Having a profitable side project alongside a full time job</li><li>12:08 Does Matt want to sell WP Minute?</li><li>14:48 Recommendations</li></ul><p><strong>Recommendations</strong></p><ul><li>Podcast about Books: <a href="https://www.sixpixels.com/">Six Pixels of Separation</a></li><li>Podcast: Podcasting 2.0</li><li>Indie Hacker: <a href="https://twitter.com/carlhancock">Carl Hancock</a></li></ul><p><strong>My links</strong></p><ul><li><a href="https://twitter.com/jmckinven"><strong>Twitter</strong></a></li><li><a href="https://twitter.com/indiebitespod"><strong>Indie Bites Twitter</strong></a></li><li><a href="https://youtube.com/@indiebites"><strong>Indie Bites YouTube</strong></a></li><li><a href="https://indiebites.com/membership"><strong>Join the membership</strong></a></li><li><a href="https://jamesmckinven.com/"><strong>Personal Website</strong></a></li><li><a href="https://2hourpodcast.com/"><strong>2 Hour Podcast Course</strong></a></li><li><a href="https://podpanda.co/"><strong>PodPanda</strong></a> (hire me to edit your podcast)</li><li><a href="https://indielife.fm/"><strong>This Indie Life Podcast</strong></a></li></ul><p><strong>Sponsor - </strong><a href="https://emailoctopus.com/"><strong>EmailOctopus</strong></a><strong> 🐙</strong></p><p><em>EmailOctopus is an independently owned email marketing platform, built to support other small growing businesses. With a focus on affordability and ease of use, EmailOctopus contains all of the features you need to reach and grow your audience. You can </em><a href="https://emailoctopus.com/"><strong><em>start today</em></strong></a><em>, with their industry leading free plan where you can contact up to 2,500 subscribers without paying a penny.</em></p>
Published Apr 25, 2024