November 3, 2016 — Ivana Ćirković comes from Belgrade, Serbia, and she will share her personal involvement with WordPress in her talk: How I met your WordPress. Owner of the Digital Margeting Agency KickStart.rs and of an online magazine for women OrganVlasti.com, Ivana is part of the WordPress ecosystem from a non-technical position. Talking about her experience with WordPress from the beginnings, Ivana wants to inspire others to be part of this growing community and share all the benefits WordPress has to offer.
October 9, 2015 — Andreas Ek is a consultant specialized in web production automation based on open source solutions such as WordPress. His passion is business automation and he has experience from building administrative web solutions for various industries, including education, publishing, and government.
October 9, 2014 — The internet has grown so great, that it is difficult to stand out and make yourself distinguishable. To attract and capture a solid audience, you have to be the peacock. You have to be bold and colorful. This session will teach you how to find your inner peacock, so that you can strut like no one has ever seen you strut before.
June 15, 2014 — Many designers, bloggers and marketers jump into WordPress freelancing without having the awareness of many of the details that can keep their business in “struggle mode.” This talk will be tailored for designers, bloggers and marketers that seek to get paid (or already are getting paid) for WordPress website design/development.
The tools and strategies shared will help the beginner to intermediate freelancer have more awareness about some of the nuances involved in running your own tech consultancy and as a result be a more competent business person. These tips will include setting healthy boundaries for ones WordPress web design services and communicating those boundaries to perspective clients early on, as well as tips for identifying and answering red flags so one can more effectively seek and take on ‘win-win’ web design projects.
December 14, 2012 — In this session we’ll discuss the five critical elements every web designer must deal with in order to raise their fees confidently and successfully. I’ll share the inside scoop about what really happens when you raise your fees, plus let you in on some secrets to solving the question of value in the minds of your clients.
April 24, 2010 — Steve Zehngut discusses working with WordPress developers to build successful sites using WordPress as a content management system. Learn “How to Speak Geek” and work with a WordPress developer to complete a successful project in this session.