December 10, 2014 — Learn which websites mistakes small businesses make, and how to fix them. Small business sites often have the wrong content, aren’t optimized for sales, aren’t mobile -friendly, and more. Learn how to fix these mistakes so your site delivers business results.
December 3, 2014 — Ian describes many of the important lessons he has learned after years of running a WordPress design and development agency. Lessons involve hiring contractors, hiring employees, choosing clients, scoping projects and saying no.
November 15, 2014 — Did you know that consistent blogging gives your brand:
Voice: What is your specialty in the field? How do you solve your current and future clients’ needs? Blogging allows you to address these key questions through quality content. Visibility: Is your business searchable? Each blog article you write is another page that can be indexed by search engines–whether on your own website, or appear as a guest blogger on another site. To put it simply, if you are not blogging, you are losing opportunities to be found online. Vibrance: What do you want to be known for (i.e. paid for) in your businesses? Strategic blogging allows you to show your passion and uniqueness and expertise in your field.
November 4, 2014 — Simon Wheatley has been working with Open Source, running an Open Source focused consultancy, and persuading big companies against Intellectual Property hoarding for years now.
In this talk he discusses the open source principles that unite many of us, and how you can marry those with solid business principles to come up with a winning formula for your clients, your self and the wider world.
October 29, 2014 — How do you coordinate with clients when you are 10 time zones away?
What do you do when a client needs you but you’re flying over an ocean?
How do you get work done when living in a new place every week?
Daniel Espinoza shares what he’s learned about running a sustainable WordPress business while traveling the world with his family.
October 28, 2014 — Get a head start on the next step in your WordPress career by considering advantages, challenges, and tips from three job types in the WordPress economy.
Paul will share stories of the good, bad, and ugly from 7 years as a freelancer, 3 years as an agency co-founder, and 1 year as the Director of Recruiting at 10up.com, the largest WordPress agency in the world.
Want to step into freelancing? Take your business to the next level? Grow your team, or score the perfect agency job? This is the talk for you.
October 7, 2014 — Norcross came over from Tampa to talk plugins, and how he views the ecosystem surrounding them. Check out the video for a freeform talk, without slides or guides, as he shares a lot of great advice for prospective plugin developers.
After his solo talk, Norcross joins Adam Soucie and David Parsons, moderated by David Yarde, for a discussion about plugins. They talk development theory, disruptive industries, suggestions for useful plugins, how to determine if a plugin is good and more.
September 10, 2014 — В этом докладе Алексей расскажет о том, почему WordPress является выбором номер один для веб-студий и их клиентов. Доклад посвящен развенчанию самых частых мифов о WordPress, которые живут в головах заказчиков, разработчиков и руководителей студий.
September 5, 2014 — В своём докладе Андрей расскажет о существующих моделях ведения бизнеса с использованием WordPress. Доклад может быть полезен для широкого круга специалистов, работающих с WordPress или только планирующих начать вести деятельность с использованием этой CMS.
От создания плагинов до написания книг — в докладе будут рассмотрены возможные направления деятельности с использованием WordPress и основные форматы работы: на фрилансе или в компании.