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Fred Carlsen: Craft CMS Plugin Developer and the Man Behind Superbig

Episode 15. Commerce Minded. Hosted by Stephen Callender.

In this episode of Commerce Minded

Fred Carlsen has only been developing plugins since 2015, but in this time he has gone on to become one of the most prolific Craft CMS plugin developers in the business. Since the release of Craft 3, he’s come out with more than 25 plugins, with more on the way, averaging a new plugin every two weeks.

Fred joined Stephen for an open and honest discussion about creativity, time management, and setting priorities. From his desire to help others, how he conquered his fears, and how he is learning to practice self-preservation.

Tune in to hear from one of the true experts in plugin development, and hear about some of the exciting new plugins he is planning to push this year.

Key takeaways

  • Balancing time and energy as a creator
  • Conquering imposter syndrome, and putting yourself out there
  • Pricing your plugins in a way that values your efforts
  • Refactoring a plugin to support multiple providers

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