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Hi šŸ‘‹ I'm Iain Poulson

Iā€™m a developer, business owner, podcaster, and writer.

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My Story

Finding WordPress changed my career and life.

Back in 2012 I wrote my first WordPress plugin and well and truly caught the WordPress bug.

The premium version of that plugin started to make money so at the start of 2013 I quit my IT contract in London and started on a journey of WordPress product development, freelancing, and getting involved in the WordPress community.

I've never looked back.

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I'm involved in multiple projects including WordPress plugins, a WordPress focussed SaaS, a WordPress community news site, and a WordPress podcast.

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WP User Manager

WordPress membership plugin to connect, manage and build your online community.

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WP Content

WordPress news site. Articles posted and upvoted by the WordPress community.

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WP Trends

Monthly newsletter providing WordPress market insights, trends, and acquisition opportunities.

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I've been lucky enough to work with some great companies, and some of the biggest names in WordPress plugins.

Currently: Product manager for Advanced Custom Fields at WP Engine.

Although I'm not currently looking for freelancing or consulting opportunities, my skillset includes:

  • Product management

  • WordPress plugin development

  • Database design, data analysis, and reporting

  • Laravel application development

I write about WordPress, plugin development, and about my journey as a business owner. Here are my latest posts.

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