August 26, 2016 — Whether you’re a blogger, a business owner, or a marketer, you may be part of the growing influencer marketing movement. Bloggers help brands spread the word in native ads or content marketing and everybody wins — as long as you understand the ins and outs of the laws affecting influencer marketing.
Attorney Meredith Lowry has the scoop on how you can make sure that you don’t cross the lines.
August 26, 2016 — You use WordPress on a regular basis, maybe even to make a living, and you want to get involved in the community. How can you step into the community and be a good citizen? How can you be helpful? How can you disagree in a constructive way? Find out how you can help make WordPress better by being a good citizen in the community.
August 26, 2016 — Accessibility Tips, Tricks and Best Practices for Plugin Developers
August 26, 2016 — We don’t just create user personas when planning out web projects anymore. Companies are now striving for a 360 degree view of their customers and how they interact with their services, whether it be through a public website, customer service portal, mobile app, contact form or other touch point.
Learn how you can help your clients or colleagues create customer journeys that map out the full experience of a customer’s interactions across multiple channels and build out some of those interactions through plugins and custom landing pages in WordPress that integrate with other marketing platforms like Mailchimp, social media and Google analytics.
We’ll cover conceptual information and get a little technical on the implementation, but this is a presentation designed for all levels of experience with WordPress and other content management systems.
August 26, 2016 — The basics on hardening your WordPress application and best security practices.
The importance of Strong passwords, Two-Factor, secure file permissions and using SFTP encryption.
The basics on hardening the install by changing Salts, removing username admin and the admin ID of 1.
The importance of maintaining backups and updates.
August 25, 2016 — In this session, I’ll discuss some free tools available to show you problem areas of your websites that are causing slowdowns. We’ll discuss the plugins you can use to help increase your site speed, as well as recommended server configurations.
Web tools you can use to track down problem areas of your websites.
Recommended plugins to help speed up your sites response time.
Server tools you can use to increase your site speed.
August 25, 2016 — How to Build a Table; How to Change a Car’s Oil; How Cook a Turkey; search for these and you will find countless of YouTube videos on each of these topics. People share their knowledge in hopes that it will be helpful to others. As a result, lots of people know how to build tables, change oil, and cook turkeys. But what if that information wasn’t shared? What if only one company made all of the tables and knew how to make tables? That’s kind of how software development is, unless that software is Open Source like WordPress.
August 25, 2016 — We will be discussing basic things a you can do secure your site with minimal technical knowledge. What to do in case it does get hacked. How to backup and restore your website.
August 25, 2016 — Brandee Spears Segraves facilitates a discussion on content marketing and maintaining an authentic voice. Join this content marketing expert for an inspiring conversation on using WordPress to tell your story.
August 25, 2016 — Entrepreneur Wayne George is a recent convert to WordPress, and he’s ready to share with you how he planned and executed his monetized multisite.
Some of the topics Wayne will cover:
Why hosting matters
Choosing themes and frameworks
How to prepare for the learning curve — and shorten it
How and why to establish your site before you monetize
How off-line business savvy helps your online business
How to get your grand vision to mesh with reality
Wayne’s still in the startup stage, but his long business experience gives him extra insight into the process. Come learn and share.
No tech background required.