September 25, 2014 — This talk will include a peek behind the curtain of one of my own websites from early conversations and design questionnaire to the project board that includes the UX/UI, fonts, color scheme and design inspiration to the finished WordPress website. There will be tools and tips for how to think creatively when designing for WordPress… Also I will ask the co-developer for this site to join me on stage for the Q & A portion of the talk to assist in answering questions about development of this website.
June 15, 2014 — Many designers, bloggers and marketers jump into WordPress freelancing without having the awareness of many of the details that can keep their business in “struggle mode.” This talk will be tailored for designers, bloggers and marketers that seek to get paid (or already are getting paid) for WordPress website design/development.
The tools and strategies shared will help the beginner to intermediate freelancer have more awareness about some of the nuances involved in running your own tech consultancy and as a result be a more competent business person. These tips will include setting healthy boundaries for ones WordPress web design services and communicating those boundaries to perspective clients early on, as well as tips for identifying and answering red flags so one can more effectively seek and take on ‘win-win’ web design projects.
October 23, 2013 — This talk focuses on organizing your project and some tools and techniques for designing gorgeous, professional small to medium size business websites.