August 24, 2014 — This talk is on the business side of WordPress-based design & development work. It touches on tips for selling WordPress to clients, finding your niche inside WordPress’ opportunities, WordPress-specific contract points to consider if you’re a freelancer, methods to train clients on WordPress projects once built, ongoing client support opportunities and more.
August 22, 2014 — Web design costs come in a huge range of shapes & sizes. Thanks to that range, clients can struggle with understanding why websites cost what they do, and freelancers/shops can struggle with how to price their services. That’s what we’re going to uncover: the thought processes, variables, logic, and math that goes into pricing custom web design & development from the perspective of someone who’s grown from a two-person home-based business to a 6-person shop.
August 22, 2014 — Moonlighting is having a second job in addition to one’s regular employment. It our case our second job will be a WordPress freelance business. This presentation discusses how to start or maintain creating WordPress sites for clients by customizing WordPress themes while keeping your full-time job.
August 21, 2014 — WordPress is a CMS, a content management system. Anything you can do on a website, you can do on a WordPress website. WordPress allows you or your web firm to make quick, economical changes with your content without disturbing your design. The open source repository of plugins — pieces of software you can plug into your site — also allow you to have functionality that would be very expensive and time consuming if you had to have it built.
August 21, 2014 — So you’ve had a plugin or theme accepted to the WordPress repository. Awesome! It doesn’t stop there. We discuss why great support matters and give 5 simple ways to get a reputation for excellent support without increasing your time spent.
August 13, 2014 — In this presentation, Alex will share actionable insights gained from growing the WP Curve business from 0 to 250 customers in one year. Specifically, you’ll learn:
•How relationships can help you build your business
•The 3 key types of business relationships you should work on
•How and where to find potential business relationships
•The non-sleazy approach to building relationships
July 10, 2014 — Discover 101 practical ideas you can implement in your business to position you as a premium consultant and demand higher fees. This presentation is dynamic, fun and has had rave reviews from WordCamp Melbourne and WordCamp Phoenix.
July 8, 2014 — WordPress har gjort teknikken lige til. Websites er for alle med en god idé og lidt teknisk mod. Så hvad fylder du på siderne? Hvad er sitets formål? Hvordan organiserer du dit indhold? Og hvilke WordPress-features kan hjælpe dig videre? – Med simple overvejelser kan du med WordPress skabe et solidt webfundament, der kan understøtte dig i processen med at komme i gang med din blog, din business eller med at komme fra blog til business.
July 8, 2014 — Learn how your blog can become more than a diary for yourself and how focus on a niche can lift you from blogger to authority and do wonders for your website traffic. Hear what choices you have to make in your development of the blog when it comes to content, technique and perhaps earnings. Find which downsides and possibilities, that comes with a successful blog and how to benefit from them the most.