At present, I’m extraordinarily excited to share that each one Sandhills Growth merchandise are becoming a member of Superior Motive, and so they’re now a part of the WPBeginner household of merchandise.
These manufacturers are very near my coronary heart as a result of after I first began promoting premium plugins in 2013, we used Simple Digital Downloads, and we nonetheless use EDD to energy our eCommerce.
That is a kind of uncommon life moments the place issues have come full circle, and I truthfully really feel like I’m residing in a dream.
Introduction – Fast Overview of the Plugins
Not like our different investments, that is an acquisition of a giant portfolio of plugins, so I’ll give a fast overview of what every of them do.
Simple Digital Downloads makes it straightforward so that you can promote digital merchandise on-line equivalent to eBooks, digital artwork, premium software program, and nearly any sort of digital information.
We use EDD to handle and promote our common premium plugins as a result of it makes it straightforward for us to gather recurring subscription funds on our web site, handle software program licensing, shield premium file entry (so solely members can entry it), and extra.
AffiliateWP is the main affiliate administration software program for WooCommerce, Simple Digital Downloads, MemberPress, and different common WordPress platforms. Merely put, it makes it straightforward so that you can launch an associates program in your on-line retailer.
WP Easy Pay is a Stripe cost plugin that makes it straightforward so that you can settle for one-time or recurring funds in your web site with out organising a purchasing cart. It comes with a cost kind builder and all of the instruments so that you can securely settle for funds in your website.
Sugar Calendar is an easy occasions calendar plugin for WordPress. It makes it straightforward to do occasion administration, ticketing, and every part it’s good to handle / run an occasion. It additionally seamlessly integrates with WooCommerce, Stripe, and different options so you possibly can promote occasion tickets and settle for funds in your website.
Other than that, as a part of this deal, we’re additionally buying a number of free open supply plugins equivalent to the favored Transients Supervisor plugin that’s very useful in debugging WordPress errors.
And most significantly, your complete workforce can be becoming a member of Superior Motive, and we’re extraordinarily excited as a result of there are such a lot of proficient people that I’ve at all times admired for years who I’ll now get to work with each day.
In 2013, after I launched OptinMonster, I wanted an answer that made it straightforward for me to promote the premium plugin (digital obtain), prohibit entry & updates to solely paying members, and most significantly settle for recurring funds.
We ended up utilizing Simple Digital Downloads as a result of it helped us do all of that and extra.
I can simply say that after WordPress, Simple Digital Downloads has a single largest affect on my on-line success.
For this reason it has at all times had a particular place in my coronary heart.
Over time, I turned good pals with EDD / Sandhills Growth founder, Pippin Williamson.
We first talked about becoming a member of forces again in 2015, however the timing wasn’t proper.
After our acquisition of SearchWP in July, Pippin reached out, and we restarted the dialog.
After a couple of calls, we agreed that Superior Motive would be the excellent dwelling for Simple Digital Downloads and different Sandhills merchandise given our huge expertise within the WordPress business.
I’m actually honored to have this chance to serve over 100,000+ customers who use Sandhills Merchandise to develop their on-line enterprise.
What’s Coming Subsequent?
Our work is simply beginning.
We can be leveraging the size and information of the Superior Motive workforce to construct extra modern options that can assist you develop your on-line enterprise.
We’ve constructed lots of inner instruments to develop our eCommerce / digital product enterprise that I’m actually trying ahead to sharing with the WordPress neighborhood.
We can be combining my imaginative and prescient + the huge information of the Sandhills workforce to convey much more highly effective options to you.
You probably have solutions on options you’d prefer to see in EDD, AffiliateWP, WP Easy Pay, or any of Sandhills plugin, then please tell us by sending us a message by way of WPBeginner contact kind.
As at all times, I wish to thanks in your continued assist of WPBeginner. We stay up for bringing you extra superb options that can assist you develop your enterprise.
Syed Balkhi Founding father of WPBeginner
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