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WordPress Business Owners: How a Race to the Bottom Hurts Your Business's Bottom Line

kinsta.com | May. 28, 2018 | 18 min read

When it comes to the WordPress ecosystem we know that race to the bottom exists, selling premium themes and plugins just for a few dollars. But is it good in the long-term?

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John Locke

Couldn't have said this better. Like the diagram in the article shows, a sustainable business model (aka makes money) is a necessary starting point for innovation. Being labeled as the low-cost (or free) option in a market is not a path to sustainability.

Tom Zsomborgi

Glad you liked it John!

Bernice Stockstill

Not bad. Can you add any examples of such businesses, but one succesfull and one not?