Sponsor the 2021 WPMRR Virtual Summit

Sponsorships close in…

September 21, 22 & 23, 2021
Day 1: Sales, Marketing & Content
Day 2: Operations & Systems
Day 3: Website Management

Finally, a sponsorship opportunity that allows you to target WordPress professionals who are 100% focused on making MRR work for their businesses. 

We hosted our first virtual summit in 2020. Here’s our success at a glance…

599 registrants

2021 projection: 1,000+

14 speakers

2021 projection: 21

250 concurrent live viewers

2021 projection: 350+

2 days of content

2021: 3 days (adding website management)

Most attendees from US & UK

Others include Australia, the UK & Canada

All videos uploaded to YouTube

2021: all videos will be uploaded and made available for free forever!

We pride ourselves on making this a fun and impactful event. Those who have attended in the past agree!

Our 2021 speakers will be announced soon. Until then, check out all our speakers from 2020.

Angelica Yarde
Sevenality

Maddy Osman
The Blogsmith

Christie Chirinos
Nexcess by Liquid Web

Nick Adams
WP Buffs

Lindsay Halsey
Pathfinder SEO

Hans Skillrud
Termageddon

Dean Burton
WP Buffs

rzen

Brian Richards
WPSessions

Akshat Choudhary
BlogVault

Ben McAdam
Profits Collective

Sandy Edwards
GoDaddy Pro

Topher DeRosia
BigCommerce

Beth Livingston
WPRoadmaps and Coaching

Our 2021 talks will be announced soon. Until then, check out all the talks from 2020.

Selling Subscriptions 101: Mastering the Basics of Sales

Is ‘selling’ your product or service something that stresses you out? In this session, seasoned salesperson Hans Skillrud is on a mission to demystify the sales process and help you confidently sell subscription services to your prospects and clients.

Hans Skillrud

Hans Skillrud is the cofounder of Termageddon, a subscription-based Privacy Policy solution for web design agencies to resell to their clients. Prior to Termageddon, Hans ran a twelve-person web agency, selling services to businesses ranging from one-person startups to publicly traded companies.

The 80/20 of Profits: Pricing and Margins in Subscriptions

MRR is only half the story. Without good margins, you’ll turn yourself into an overworked slave to your business and have huge problems trying to grow. Use the tips in this talk to instead hit your growth and personal income goals, and create a super valuable business.

Ben McAdam

Ben McAdam is a Profits Coach with over a decade of experience advising businesses about their numbers, and has also sold two of his own businesses.

Accepting and Reducing Churn in MRR

Achieving a 0% churn rate in your MRR business is the dream but, in all cases, it’s not reality. There are steps any MRR business can take to gradually reduce their churn rate. I’ll talk you through these and why it’s important to accept that some level of churn is here to stay.

Dean Burton

Dean is the Customer Success Lead at WP Buffs. He supports the team in making (and keeping) happy clients and partners, making sure clients have everything they need to work with the WP Buffs team successfully for the long term.

Growing MRR Through Affiliate Sales

Ever wondered how affiliate marketing works in the WordPress industry? So did I! The point of my talk is to teach you exactly what to do and, more importantly, what NOT to do in order to run a successful website. Not to mention, learning how to make a real living from it. 

Alexis Pickett

For over 10 years now, I’ve had the opportunity to be part of the WordPress community and it has been an amazing journey! I’ve experienced so much along the way and want to share what I’ve learned with the world. My goal is to help others avoid the headaches I’ve experienced with affiliate marketing throughout the years and build the best affiliate program they can!

Building a Multi-Million Dollar ARR Business from a Mistake

Focus on marketing and building an audience even before you start to build your product – this is the most useful advice given to anyone building a SaaS product. We failed to follow this advice as we first built BlogVault and then repeated it again with MalCare. In spite of continuously making this major blunder we still landed on our feet and built a multi-million dollar ARR business. This is the story how and why it worked out.

Akshat Choudhary

Akshat Choudhary is the Founder and CEO of BlogVault, MalCare and WP Remote – successful WordPress plugins designed for complete website management. As a member of the WordPress community for almost a decade, Akshat’s core belief when building any product is to ensure the end-user doesn’t need assistance and to assist them in the best possible manner if they do.

How to Build MMR with SEO

Learn how to grow your MMR with SEO. First, grow your own website’s traffic via SEO to generate more leads. Then, solve your customer’s challenges with SEO by either offering SEO as a service or creating trusted partnerships.

Lindsay Halsey

Lindsay Halsey is a co-founder of Pathfinder SEO. She has over 10 years of experience working in SEO with small to large businesses. Lindsay focuses on teaching site owners, freelancers, and agencies on how to get found on Google via a guided approach to SEO.

Q&A: Virtual Events and MRR

Brian will chat with guests and answer questions about how hosting and selling virtual events can help you build the MRR that you want.

Brian Richards

Brian Richards runs WPSessions and gets to build really cool things with WordPress (almost) every day. On a daily basis, he is either building cool things with WordPress, thinking about building cool things with WordPress, or taking a break from WordPress and relaxing with family.

Using Systems in Your MRR Strategy

Take the guesswork out of properly strategizing by utilizing systems properly to do the heavy lifting for you. I’ll be sharing how to work towards increasing your MRR by ensuring your utilizing the proper tools to help you sustain long-term profits, how to take utilize reporting to create better MRR forecasting, how to automate more effectively, and how you can quickly pivot when a system isn’t working for you.

Angelica Yarde

Angelica Yarde is focused on brand strategy and utilizing design and user-experience to help communities, organizations, and individuals brands achieve their goals and maximize their impact. She is a partner at Sevenality, a branding strategy firm, co-produces Heart + Hustle Podcast, a business-life balance podcast, organizes events and committees locally in Central Florida, has been published in publications such as Good Company Magazine, and has been a featured speaker, panelist, and workshop facilitator for dozens of virtual and in-person events.

From Freelancer to Agency with MRR: How I'm Building Systems to Scale

After freelancing full-time for over five years, it was time to try something new. I realized that there was only so much that I could do on my own, without building a team to support my content writing business. Although I’m happy with a consistent $10k-15k+/month MRR, I knew I could grow my business further with an agency model and repeatable processes. During this session, I’ll be sharing my agency progress so far.

Maddy Osman

Maddy Osman is an SEO Content Strategist who works with clients like AAA, Automattic, Kinsta, and Sprout Social. Her background in WordPress web design contributes to a well-rounded understanding of SEO and how to connect brands to relevant search prospects. After five years building up her freelance business, she’s currently working on transitioning to an agency model for The Blogsmith.

Understanding Web Hosting Options for MRR Businesses in 2020

TBA

Christie Chirinos

Christie Chirinos is the Product Manager for Managed WooCommerce hosting at Nexcess. Christie is a passionate advocate of online business owners, and is a frequent speaker and writer on entrepreneurship, strategy, marketing, technology and activism. With her previous experience as the co-founder of Caldera Labs, creators of top global WordPress plugin Caldera Forms, she knows both what makes an online shopper tick, and the unique challenges that today’s modern website creator faces. 

Supported Customers are Paying Customers

Gaining customers is only the first part of the job. Once you have customers, support is the single most important thing for you to do to keep the customer and turn them into a raving fan. In this talk, we’ll explore how supporting customers will help you with everything from growing a network of advertisers to increasing your MRR.

Nick Adams

Nick Adams is the COO at WP Buffs and a regular speaker at conferences throughout the United States and Canada. A Connecticut native, he now lives in New York with his wife, Amy, where he also studies business strategies and organizational management.

Roundtable: The Relationship Between Community and MRR

How does fostering community support revenue? How can the internal community of a company pr agency support external community. How does community building empower customers and keep them wanting more? Three WordPress industry leaders will sit down to discuss the role community plays in building and sustaining MRR.

Sandy Edwards

Sandy is the US Field Marketing Manager for GoDaddy Pro. She has been active with the WordPress project since 2015. She is passionate about education within the community and making sure everyone has access to learn new things. When she isn’t working hard she is traveling and enjoying the many theme parks Orlando, Fl has to offer.

Topher DeRosia

Topher DeRosia is Senior Developer Advocate at BigCommerce, where he works to enhance the communication between BigCommerce and developers. He has 25 years of experience as a web developer, over a decade of which has been spent building out WordPress sites. He helped make popular plugin Easy Digital Downloads and curates HeroPress.com.

Beth Livingston

TBA

Sponsoring doesn’t just provide ROI over 3 days. We provide evergreen sponsor perks too.

Access to our Circle community

The WPMRR Community is the first free community in the WordPress space that is focused on developing and growing monthly recurring revenue together. 

Legacy Sponsors can connect with the community through a scheduled AMA.

Presence on our YouTube channel

Of course your podcast episode will join the others on our active YouTube channel: 153.4K views. 5.3k hours watched. Over 1.1K subscribers waiting for more.

And both of our top two tiers offer additional opportuniites for visibility.

Podcast episode on wpmrr.com

Your podcast will join our active, searchable collection of episodes on the WPMRR page. 

Along with that, our Legacy and Sustainability Sponsors will get enhanced impact with links in the YouTube description and wpmrr.com show notes.

Lawyer

WP Buffs will be donating $1 per registrant to Lawyers for Good Government

In the wake of the 2016 election, an army of more than 125,000 lawyers, law students and activists rose up in defense of the values, principles, individuals and communities that make America a truly great nation.

Their mission is to protect and strengthen democratic institutions, resist abuse of power and systemic injustice, and defend the rights of those who suffer in the absence of good government.

Here’s some of the great work they’re doing:

LAWYERS FOR RACIAL JUSTICE: L4GG is currently building an initiative to combat systemic racism by providing pro bono legal support to front line racial justice organizations across the country. Lawyers for Racial Justice will focus both on creating lasting change through advocacy and responding to the current effects of discriminatory policies.
 
COVID-19 SMALL BUSINESS & NONPROFIT LEGAL CLINICS: In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, L4GG is partnering with thousands of attorneys from more than 140 law firms across the nation to provide microbusiness owners and nonprofit leaders legal advice to create economic stability. To date, L4GG has provided consultations to more than 850 small business owners and nonprofit leaders.
 
PROJECT CORAZON: In partnership with 40 major law firms, L4GG provides legal assistance to asylum seekers at border crossings and in detention centers through a combination of staff and a network of pro bono lawyers across the country. Since 2018, L4GG has assisted more than 7500 asylum seekers with legal representation they otherwise wouldn’t have access to.
 
CLIMATE CHANGE: L4GG mobilizes volunteer attorneys across the country to assist municipalities in overcoming legal hurdles in their quest to convert to 100% renewable energy.
 
Join us in supporting an organization that’s on the front lines of making the world a better place.
Legacy Sponsor

$3,750 (7 spots total, 2 still available)

βœ”οΈ 30 second permanent promo before a session related to your product/service that will be posted to YouTube after the event. You’ll also be allowed a link in the description.

βœ”οΈ Invitation to participate in a virtual round table discussion about monthly recurring revenue.

βœ”οΈ Invitation to schedule an AMA inside our Circle community. This may happen before or after the Virtual Summit, but will be recorded and available permanently to the community.

βœ”οΈ Individual sponsorship acknowledgement at the beginning of each day and between sessions.

βœ”οΈ Allowed a promo code giveaway.

βœ”οΈ Receive two (2) individual Twitter acknowledgements once a week leading up to the event of your sponsorship.

βœ”οΈ Your logo displayed on the WPMRR website and in event emails to attendees.

βœ”οΈ A post-event thank you on Twitter, Facebook, and emailed to all attendees.

βœ”οΈ An invitation to join the new WPMRR Community on Circle prior to the event

βœ”οΈ The option to schedule an episode on the WPMRR podcast. While all WPMRR episodes are posted to YouTube, you will be allowed links from the video description and the wpmrr.com episode notes.

Sustainability Sponsor

$2,250 (5 spots total, 3 still available)

βœ”οΈ Combined group acknowledgement at the start of each day. Your name and/or logo will appear on a slide at the beginning of each of the three days.

❌ Invitation to participate in a virtual round table discussion about monthly recurring revenue.

❌ Invitation to schedule an AMA inside our Circle community. This may happen before or after the Virtual Summit, but will be recorded and available permanently to the community.

❌ Individual sponsorship acknowledgement at the beginning of each day and between sessions.

βœ”οΈ Allowed a promo code giveaway.

βœ”οΈ Receive one (1) individual Twitter acknowledgements once a week leading up to the event of your sponsorship.

βœ”οΈ Your logo displayed on the WPMRR website and in event emails to attendees.

βœ”οΈ A post-event thank you on Twitter, Facebook, and emailed to all attendees.

βœ”οΈ An invitation to join the new WPMRR Community on Circle prior to the event

βœ”οΈ The option to schedule an episode on the WPMRR podcast. While all WPMRR episodes are posted to YouTube, you will be allowed links from the video description and the wpmrr.com episode notes.

Growth Sponsor

$1,300 (12 spots total, 7 still available)

βœ”οΈ Combined group acknowledgement at the start of each day. Your name and/or logo will appear on a slide at the beginning of each of the three days.

❌ Invitation to participate in a virtual round table discussion about monthly recurring revenue.

❌ Invitation to schedule an AMA inside our Circle community. This may happen before or after the Virtual Summit, but will be recorded and available permanently to the community.

❌ Individual sponsorship acknowledgement at the beginning of each day and between sessions.

❌ Allowed a promo code giveaway.

βœ”οΈ Receive one (1) individual Twitter acknowledgements once a week leading up to the event of your sponsorship.

βœ”οΈ Your logo displayed on the WPMRR website and in event emails to attendees.

βœ”οΈ A post-event thank you on Twitter, Facebook, and emailed to all attendees.

βœ”οΈ An invitation to join the new WPMRR Community on Circle prior to the event

βœ”οΈ The option to schedule an episode on the WPMRR podcast. While all WPMRR episodes are posted to YouTube, you will be allowed links from the video description and the wpmrr.com episode notes.

All sponsor opportunities are expected to sell out by mid-July. Apply today before all spots are taken!

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Over the past 7 years, I’ve always been excited to work on digital events and the WPMRR Virtual Summit is no different. I’m excited to be consulting on this project and am super confident that together, we’ll make this one of the most actionable and authentic online WordPress conferences ever.

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