November 9, 2016 — Spend time talking with a group of freelancers and the conversation will inevitably include someone’s unfortunate experience with a terrible client. Most freelancers have a story or two (or eight). While bad clients can’t be completely avoided, there are strategic steps any freelancer can take to contain the impact of a bad client.
In this session, Nathan explains how to create a system that preserves workflow and keeps problem clients in check.
November 9, 2016 — Automation should be a key component to any business. Anytime you find yourself doing the same thing over and over for different clients, automate. Automating reduces human error and increases productivity. Let’s face it, when it comes to business, we are our own worse enemy. Learn how to take the “YOU” out of our business and start making more money.
November 7, 2016 — This talk explores how partnerships and existing relationships can create a fun and evergreen sales funnel for developers. The focus is on keeping the pipeline full with engaging and interesting work without introducing tired and stale “sales” functions. I love working with Developers to help them grow the business side of their work!
October 29, 2016 — In kindergarten you were taught how to share. WordPress is built on the idea of sharing. It’s what makes our community strong and supportive. However, for many of us, this is our business, our livelihood, and so our opinion about the “proper use” of GPL sometimes taints how we code or interact with “the competition.” I’ll share some stories and thoughts that may challenge you point of view – in a good way.
October 27, 2016 — In 2014, I sold everything I owned and left with 2 bags to travel the world indefinitely while I started and grew a business. 14 months of traveling took me to 7 different countries while I grew a business from 1 to 4 team members and increased revenue from 0 in 2014 to six figures in 2016. I’d like to share what I learned on my journey and what others should consider who might be interested in doing the same thing.
How to turn your location-based business into a location independent business so you can work from anywhere.
How to turn your marketing skills into a profitable business
The number one skill you can cultivate that will help you start a business and live the life of your dreams.
October 27, 2016 — This is a round of lighting talks on implementing automation so you can focus on the important things instead of repetitive and tedious tasks.
October 8, 2016 — We’ll discuss tools that can help you create a sustainable business. I’ll touch on various tools and specifically detail how you can use automation to get over the hump by saving your time, nurture leads, and get more revenue.
October 1, 2016 — India has the second largest population in the world. More than a million people are directly working in IT sector.
Yet, WordPress agency or in general any software agency in India, or even in South Asia is often mistaken as that agency which does low quality work for ridiculously low rates!
When we started in 2009, it was very clear that we are not going to be part of this “race to the bottom” culture. We wanted to work on projects that were exciting and challenging. A kind of work that makes you proud at the end of the day!
I would like to talk about how we used innovative methods to hire passionate people, what challenges we faced in motivating our employees to be core contributors, nurturing a culture of giving back to open source and how it all helped us stand out.
The result – I am glad to say that I have the privilege to lead and work in one of the most talked about WordPress agencies in India today, for right reasons!
September 29, 2016 — Learn about the various ways that you can turn your WordPress knowledge into a multiple sources of income.
September 24, 2016 — I’ve been contributing code to the WordPress project while being sponsored by DreamHost for about 5 years.
You’ll learn the core contribution process, what this looks like within the business, and how it can help you succeed in the WordPress marketplace.
約5年間にわたって、DreamHost のスポンサーシップを受けながら、コードを書くことで WordPress プロジェクトに貢献してきました。WordPress のコアに貢献するためのプロセス、それがビジネス環境においてどのような意味を持ち、WordPress のマーケットにおいてどのように成功に繋がるのかについて、お話します。