October 6, 2016 — Being an educator has given me a larger and newer audience, most of whom impressionable teenagers between the ages of 17-19. Blogging then has become a role more accountable, and has more far-reaching and in-depth effects than ever before.
A new social responsibility is established and reinforced, and new personal blogging guidelines are aligned with the integrity embodied in the field of education.
September 29, 2016 — Boris crunches data. Small data, big data, noisy data, you name it. That’s what he has been doing since 2001. And he never stopped enjoying it and probably will never stop.
September 29, 2016 — В своем докладе Миша расскажет про две стратегии, применение которых поможет вам всегда находить актуальные темы для своего блога, и создавать плагины, которые будут интересны и действительно нужны людям.
September 23, 2016 — Everyone tells you to write more. No one tells you what to write. Or more importantly, how to be helpful. Chris articulates a strategy that allows him to help others – a strategy that you can copy for yourself – on your blog or business site.
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.
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 3, 2016 — I had a writer’s block and it was horrible: I felt uncreative, watched my blog dry up, and crawled in the corner and cried. I felt like a loser. But I’m NOT a loser. So I fixed it. I created a blogging plan that involved only 10 minutes each day. My writer’s block disappeared, my blog stats climbed, and I now know how to turn it around when I find myself neglecting my site. Whether you are a personal blogger or run a business website, this talk will give strategies for adding content without huge time investments. Learn how to eliminate writer’s block, create material relevant to your site’s purpose, and build a regular publishing habit.
June 29, 2016 — SEO has gone from a technical trade to being more marketing focussed. Joost & Marieke will talk about how to gain great rankings & satisfied visitors by writing good content. Focussing on SEO copywriting has a major pitfall. We give examples and tips on how to write a post that is both readable as well as SEO-friendly.
June 24, 2016 — Blogging is relatively easy – write some stuff, add some pictures, and click “Publish”. Getting people to actually read your blog and be part of your tribe is harder. Join the Snarky Gardener (a vegetable gardening blogger) and follow his 3 year blogging journey from WordPress.com site to where he is today. He doesn’t have all the answers but hopefully he can inspire you to take your blog to the next level.
May 26, 2016 — I’ll talk about my humble beginnings as a WordPress user and how I eventually got commit access to WordPress core. By telling my unique story I want to show how rewarding contributing to an open-source community can be and inspire people to do the same. I’ve been using WordPress since 2006, but only in the last three years I’ve been contributing heavily to the open-source project. I began attending the local meetup and the very first WordCamp in Switzerland. I attended WordCamp Europe 2013, where I submitted my first patch to WordPress core. Fast-forward to 2015, when I decided to develop a feature for embedding WordPress posts on other websites that made it into WordPress 4.4. How do these embeds work and what is it like to lead such a project? What does breaking the web by introducing bugs feel like? At the end of 2015, I attended WordCamp US where I was announced as one of seven new guest committers to the WordPress project. It wasn’t always an easy journey, but it has always been rewarding and I could always count on the helpful people around me. I will talk about the various ways people can contribute to WordPress and what it takes to be a core committer. Also, I will reveal what Swiss chocolate has to do with the latter…