May 4, 2016 — Let’s face it, blogging is a profitable practice and if you’re not doing it, you’re missing out. But how do you know you’re doing it right? In her presentation, Elayna Fernandez, award-winning Marketing Master Trainer, teaches you exactly how you can become a credible, visible, and profitable blogger so you can increase your influence, impact, and income.
What this session includes:
3 Common Reasons Why Blogging Isn’t Working For You (And How To Fix It)
7 Little Changes That Will Make A Big Difference With Your Blog Success
7 Horrible Mistakes You Could Be Making With Your Blog
The Ultimate Checklist For A Successful Blog Post That Both Google and Your Readers Love
13 Tools Every Blogger Should Be Using To Get The Results They Want
…and much more!
May 4, 2016 — Dr. Nancy Richmond will share best social media practices from her #LeadersGetSocial West Coast Road trip which included visiting Facebook, Twitter, Google, Pinterest, Instagram, Nike and Starbucks headquarters. Learn how the best leaders in the industry are using social media. Discover how to increase social media engagement and create a dynamic online community.
May 4, 2016 — WordPress upgrades, they bring us new features, faster sites, and better security. But pushing that upgrade button can be a scary moment, unless you’ve ensured your site is ready and compatible. I’ll show you the best practices for ensuring your site is ready including a 5 step plan that works whether you manage one site or hundreds. This talk is for anyone that is responsible for keeping WordPress up to date on a site, beginners and technical experts alike have taken away great tips from this session.
May 3, 2016 — Do you remember when you could run a “fast” WordPress site with just an Apache server and PHP? Yeah, those were days! Things were a lot less complicated then. Now, everything has to load lightning fast! Visitors don’t have the same expectations about loading times as they used to. A slow site can have serious implications for you or your client. You just can’t have a site that feels fast to your visitors without adding a few more gears to your server engine. During this talk, you’ll learn what makes up the modern WordPress server stack. You’ll see how the various pieces fit together to make your WordPress site fast. You’ll leave knowing what your next steps are to get your own modern WordPress server stack.
May 1, 2016 — Did you ever wish you could go beyond what index.php, page.php and single.php have to offer. Have you ever wondered what taxonomy.php in your premium theme actually does? Have you ever had the need to target a blog category or a custom post type with a unique layout? Well, it might be high time to put the WordPress Template Hierarchy to work for you. I will take you on a little tour of this powerful aspect of WordPress development. Learn how to the hierarchy is structured, how to create a custom post type template, how to drill down and create a template for even a specific page or post and more. And as a bonus some tips on using get_template_part() to avoid bloated files and to neatly organize your themes templates! Like a Boss!
May 1, 2016 — Google, Firefox, and the IETF are currently engaged in major initiatives to convert the web to be secure by default. Page ranking, new browser APIs, and HTTP/2 are all pushing websites to require HTTPS. An HTTPS only web is imminent. Unfortunately, according to SSL Pulse, 75% of the top 1 million websites that use HTTPS are not actually secure because of misconfiguration. Do you know how to configure HTTPS properly? In my talk, I will discuss the key aspects of HTTPS to empower developers to deploy truly secure HTTPS sites.
May 1, 2016 — Running your own business is tough. There’s tons of things to think about, for sure. But how do you handle that, while also trying to stay current with all the technological changes that seem constant? How do you manage investing in your own growth? If there’s anyone who can share insights into the question, there’s no doubt it’s Tom.
May 1, 2016 — WordPress upgrades, they bring us new features, faster sites, and better security. But pushing that upgrade button can be a scary moment unless you’ve ensured your site is ready and compatible. I’ll show you the best practices for ensuring your site is ready including a simple strategy that works whether you manage one site or hundreds
April 30, 2016 — Beginner’s BootCamp
You want to make your site your own, but if you touch those Core file or plugin/theme files you’ll just create future headaches for yourself. Learn from WPRocket’s Support Guru, Lucy Beer how to enhance your website without hacking it to pieces.