December 26, 2012 — As the title implies, this is the entry-point for all those new to WordPress. If you think posts are for fencing, and you’re wondering how it pressess all those words, you’ll be whipped into prime WP Shape and ready to hit the ground running by the close of this one session.
December 23, 2012 — Brad will talk about ways that blogging hobbyists can take their passion to the next level. Topics will include workflow, search engine utilization, content sharing networks, how to approach larger publications for guest posting and potential revenue sources.
December 18, 2012 — The Breakpoint framework is more than a responsive design tool, it’s a philosophy that helps you tame the complexity of responsive web development. In this presentation, we will tackle the grid, responsive images, and how you should be thinking about media queries.
If you want to check out the framework for this session it’s available on Github at https://github.com/lesjames/Breakpoint.
December 17, 2012 — Anna talks about how you can optimize your WordPress site for Search Engines in 3 simple steps. She focuses on 2 main Search Engines, Google and Bing and different tools that can be used to optimize websites.
December 16, 2012 — The session will explore effective marketing practices in a digital world and how the integration of social media within the overall marketing strategy is a key success factor. We’ll look at companies like Mountain Equipment Co-op who have capitalized on the evolving digital landscape to build lasting relationships with their customers.
December 14, 2012 — So you’ve been developing in WordPress for quite a while, or maybe you’re just getting used to the paradigms. WordPress packs a powerful punch, but just how far have you ventured into the codebase? Let Otto and Nacin explain and demonstrate some of their favorite concepts and tools available.
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.
December 13, 2012 — There are hundreds of thousands of WordPress themes floating around and a whole cottage industry built on theme selling. This presentation is about how to evaluate a premium WordPress theme and what to look for when shopping for a theme. This presentation focuses on tradition themes and will not go into detail on frameworks such as Headway, Thesis, etc. The presentation assumes participants are fairly new to WordPress.
December 12, 2012 — WordPress is not inherently insecure. There’s a dedicated WordPress security team focused on addressing security issues (Anyone know who’s part of that team?). They’re taking it seriously these days. Thing is, WordPress is only one small part of the big picture. Let’s continue and look at the other parts.