December 29, 2016 — Blogs are perceived as non-fee earners, as it were, and reasonable questions are asked about how blogging will add value to the bottom line. Can a business blog directly generate revenue and how? My presentation will discuss the essential role blogging plays in lead generation, community building, customer support and establishing authority. Blogging is about driving long-term results; so be patient and get your Blog On!
November 21, 2016 — Do you want to learn how to create video with a smartphone for your WordPress blog? This talk is for you. With practical examples, I am going to show you some basic rules for creating relevant video content for your blog.
Since about half a year now, I have been using more video for my social media and blog because I think it nicely illustrate my digital nomad adventures. With VINUBIS Video Editor plugin for WordPress – http://www.wp-video-editor.com – I found a way to easily create video out of my smart phone directly onto my WordPress blog.
My talk will include a live video recording that I will then edit and render with VINUBIS Video Editor plugin for WordPress and publish into this post, from my WordPress blog.
All this will be done live during the talk, so that you will be able to really experience my process of video creation. Hopefully, I’ll inspire you to create more video for your blog.
November 21, 2016 — For the serious individual, non-profit or company that is serious about content marketing, one of the key challenges is developing and managing an efficient process to create and publish content on a frequent basis. Attendees will learn how to develop an easy step-by-step process to plan, research, write, edit and distribute content. We will also review some popular tools to integrate with their WordPress instance to boost productivity and efficiency.
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.