October 10, 2016 — Blog monetization is always a hot topic, but what does it REALLY take to go full-time?
Professional blogging is a business…potentially a very profitable one. With the right strategy, skills, and mindset, you can build a revenue stream from your WordPress blog that supports your lifestyle.
In this session, we’ll discuss why you need a business plan and how to write one, and how to develop a monetization strategy that makes sense for you. Plus, we’ll discuss exactly how you can use your WordPress blog to develop an income that supports your lifestyle, even if you don’t have hundreds of thousands of unique web visitors every month. We’ll probably also have a few laughs at the speaker’s expense. It will be a good time.
October 7, 2016 — Content creators often want to create compelling content that will incite debate among their social media audience, but run the risk of bearing the brunt of backlash from the public/policy makers.
I will be sharing my content creation techniques, processes and philosophy behind creating blog posts that touch on hot-button social issues, guiding the conversation beyond that, while avoiding pitfalls that come with the territory.
September 15, 2016 — Сергей расскажет как правильно создавать и поддерживать журнал на WordPress, а также поделится своим опытом использования различных инструментов, которые позволяют оптимизировать процессы поддержки и развития журнала с большим количеством авторов.
August 31, 2016 — In this session, the beginning blogger will learn the flexibility and benefits of using WordPress.org. Nancy Kay Grace will teach some first steps into blogging, minimizing the fear factor for tech challenged writers. Topics covered will be -how online writing is different from writing for publications -what you need to create a WordPress blog (domain name, host, theme) -simple guidelines for Search Engine Optimization (keyword stuff) -elements of composing a blog post: written content, photos, links.
No technical background required.
August 28, 2016 — What makes a good website? What components are a must-have for an effective website? Jamie will discuss how to decide what pieces your website needs and provide tips for producing the best version of each component. This session is designed mostly for the company or organization that is creating their own website using WordPress, or at least is providing most of the content for a designer who is creating the website.
August 24, 2016 — You’ve built a blog, you’ve got a good following — now it’s time to monetize it!
Michael McCranie brings his business savvy to you in this session.
August 2, 2016 — If there’s one thing worse than writer’s block, it’s running out of ideas for your blog or business — or not having any to begin with. Luckily, the internet has made getting inspired an easy task, not to mention an incredibly quick one. In this talk, I’ll share tips, tools, and content “lifehacks” you can use to generate 100 (or more!) content ideas in less time than it takes to settle on a new theme.
July 22, 2016 — Build it and they will come? Not any longer. Not when so much new information is appearing on the Internet every day, every hour, every minute. You have to find the right audience and promote your blog. Without this extra effort, your carefully crafted prose may go unread. Learn tips to get noticed and gain an audience.
– Learn how to present your blog to attract.
– Learn how to find your audience.
– Learn how to promote your blog to get attention.
July 5, 2016 — Online video is getting more and more important. If you want to get awareness outside in the www you need to use videos for your messages besides of text and images. Why? There are a lot of reasons. One of them is that Youtube is second largest search engine in the world. If you go for SEO on your website: don’t forget it is only 50% of the whole traffic. If there is no video – you miss every second search. I am not talking about videos from other sources you simply embedd. I am talking about videos you created individually for you post. My speech tells you in short term what is important when it comes to creating videos and how you should proceed. Easy and simple rules let you create good videos even with your smartphone.
May 30, 2016 — My session would be on the why and how of blogging and how it can be used to develop your business. What are the advantages, how can you develop a regular blogging habit and what plugins you can use to make life easier. Also how I kick-started my blogging with a blogging challenge.