Do you hear those rumblings? That’s the sound of the slow shifting of the WordPress economy…
In the past few months, Automattic has made forays into areas they’ve traditionally left to others with the addition of themes in Jetpack and third-party plugins for WordPress.com Business plans. In both cases, those changes caused consternation among existing WordPress businesses worried about Automattic’s encroachment into niches previously left untapped.
Tack on debate over how the new Gutenberg Editor will handle existing plugin and theme functionality and there’s no doubt that there are tectonic shifts going on underneath the WordPress economy.
But while that may be the case, there are still plenty of healthy, vibrant businesses that are built on WordPress. And in this post, we want to share some of our favorites to remind everyone that you can still build a successful business in WordPress.