August 7, 2017 — Red8 Interactive builds custom WordPress themes for design agencies across the country. Several of our customers have told us that they are no longer designing websites because they can’t make money on the projects. In fact they frequently lose money. The presentation is a reaction to this. It’s based on our experiences and presents an approach that will lead to profitable projects. With a few changes to their process a website project can be profitable. But it does require change.
July 3, 2017 — Bryce Adams is a nomadic coder working for Automattic on the biggest WooCommerce store in the world –WooThemes.com.
He explained about What is a Freemium plugin? How to go about building a Freemium plugin?
March 31, 2017 — A lot of client relationships can bog down because the client can’t see what you’ve got in mind. One great way forward is in-browser mockups: demos of design elements built directly in-browser, using browser inspectors such as Chrome Dev Tools. In-browser mockups have helped me move a number of client projects from “anxious and unsure” into enthusiastic partnerships. In this talk, we’ll cover when and why to create in-browser mockups, and specific features in Dev Tools to get the most possible out of the technique.
February 3, 2017 — Having built hundreds of websites for clients over the past 8 years I see some things that work exceptionally well every time and other things that are invariably almost always failures.
Putting a website together is a science but not rocket science, and I will show you how we do it with our clients.
Simple things like…
* How big to make the logo and were to place it
* Why you should never use stock images
* Why the worst place to start is to replicate competitors websites
* How to automate your marketing
* The most effective call to action
* The highest converting instruction on a contact form
* Optimal layout of the header, sidebar, footer, body
* Quick hacks to getting high converting copy
January 4, 2017 — Design agencies across the country have commented that they are no longer designing websites because they struggle to money on their web design projects — in fact, they frequently lose money.
This presentation is a reaction to this industry belief based on our agency experiences. It will present an approach that will lead to profitable projects, showing you how, with a few changes to process, a design agency can make money from website projects.
November 21, 2016 — The number one goal of any nonprofit website is to help the organization meet its mission. Whether it’s driving donations to help bring access to clean water or recruiting volunteers to build new homes and restore playgrounds, a nonprofit’s website can greatly help with this. This session goes into how to use WordPress to drive and collect donations and recruit volunteers as well as tips and tools on how to maintain a healthy WordPress website over the long-term.
November 21, 2016 — Now that you’re publishing with WordPress, it’s time to get your posts in front of the right people. This session will explore the benefits of content promotion and amplification methods like email, social media, ads, and more. We’ll also look at how you can figure out which marketing method best matches up to your blog, business, or budget — because no one likes ineffective strategies.
August 14, 2016 — This topic will cover how NonProfit Organizations (NPO) can make use of WordPress to track their constituents, donations, events, memberships and more. NPO have many choice, both open source and proprietary. This talk will expolre my journey with NPOs and technology from 1983 until today and how using an open source CRM has been a game changer. We will explore the integration of CiviCRM into WordPress as well as other options that exist for NPOs
July 11, 2016 — How to apply the lessons I learned in project management.