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  • Claire Nieuwoudt: How to Rock Customer Service in eCommerce

    WordCamp Cape Town 2018Speaker: Claire Nieuwoudt

    February 4, 2019 — We all know the basics of good customer service, we just tend to hate doing the work. I absolutely love to infect people with my obsession to do business differently. Mostly through sharing my adventures and misadventures with customers, as well as sharing tips and tricks on how I do this with my WooCommerce store and stay sane. It makes for great conversation so I love for people to ask as many questions as possible. I may just throw a few bow ties at the people who ask the best questions.

  • Anchen le Roux: I Know How She (or He) Does It!

    WordCamp Cape Town 2018Speaker: Anchen le Roux

    January 18, 2019 — How to be a successful WordPress freelancer or agency owner while living a full life. In our fast pace world it can sometimes be difficult to have it all, but unlike popular believe it’s definitely doable.

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  • Monehi Tuoane, Naledi Sinandile, Nonopha Mamba: WordPress is for everyone

    WordCamp Cape Town 2017Speakers: Monehi Tuoane, Naledi Sinandile, Nonopha Mamba

    February 27, 2018 — We spent out April and July school holidays learning how to use WordPress to create beautiful websites with e-commerce functionality. We’d like to share our experience!

  • Jason Coleman: Transitioning From Consulting to Products

    WordCamp Cape Town 2017Speaker: Jason Coleman

    February 22, 2018 — This talk will be helpful for any WordPress developers or consultants who are thinking of building products of their own. I’ll use our own story as one example of how to do this, with advice that should helpful for businesses and freelancers looking to increase the value of their consulting services, add revenue streams from products, or transition 100% into products like we did.”

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  • Dwain Maralack: How WordPress taught me to be an Engineer

    WordCamp Cape Town 2017Speaker: Dwain Maralack

    February 21, 2018 — “Going from hacking all the things to engineering solutions because I have open access to the WP Community and the WordPress source code.

    I’ll touch on my journey, Software Engineering within the WP context and how one can become better by being part of the WordPress community.”

  • Chris Muller: The Digital Nomad

    WordCamp Cape Town 2017Speaker: Chris Muller

    February 21, 2018 — The term ‘Digital Nomad’ refers to people who are location independent (nomad) and can still perform their job through the use of technology (digital). That sounds awesome, doesn’t it? Well, today thousands of people agree and practice this modern lifestyle, and it is only trending upwards!

    It’s not difficult to imagine why this has gained such popularity due to the many pros of traveling and working remotely, but it also comes with many challenges. Chris Muller, of Pango, recently experienced the digital nomad lifestyle first-hand while being located in Europe for 2.5 months.

    He is now eager to share insights into this growing global trend, and his experiences/takeaways while being a digital nomad for the first time.

  • Noel Tock: Product-Driven Websites: Achieving Results from Day One

    WordCamp Cape Town 2017Speaker: Noel Tock

    February 20, 2018 — How do you design and make decisions for the WordPress websites you build? As competition increases, the process through which websites are produced will become increasingly important. In his talk, Noel will tackle this challenge from a product-focused approach – to help you build more successful websites, quicker.

  • Petya Raykovska : The WordPress REST API – a guide for non developers

    WordCamp Cape Town 2017Speaker: Petya Raykovska

    February 15, 2018 — There is a hype surrounding the WordPress REST API these days. People focus on how it will change the future of WordPress, allow developers to expand the range of projects they can build, make WordPress popular outside its own bubble.

    What we rarely talk about are the challenges presented by the REST API

    This talk focuses on the challenges. It’s a short guide to the WordPress REST API from a non-developer perspective – what is it, how it will change WordPress development, combined with some thoughts on the impact it will have on projects created with WordPress and the people creating them.

    – cover some of the hype around the REST API
    – look at what REST is
    – look at APIs more generally and how they enable applications to interact with one another
    – look at how the REST API will impact WordPress development. I’ll cover different ways that people are using it
    – for example custom admins and as a headless CMS
    – look at the impact that the REST API will have on WordPress businesses

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  • Shannon McLaughlin: How to turn your WooCommerce shop browsers into buyers

    WordCamp Cape Town 2017Speaker: Shannon McLaughlin

    February 8, 2018 — Have product. Must sell. WordPress + WooCommerce make it easy enough to create your online shop in a matter of minutes. Facebook + promoted posts make it easy enough to market directly to your target audience and get them to your website. But how do you quickly gain their confidence and trust and get them to actually make the purchase?

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  • Mary Job: How WordPress Blogging Gave me an Identity in the Tech World with no Tech Edu Background

    WordCamp Cape Town 2017Speaker: Mary Job

    February 8, 2018 — I will be sharing my WordPress story and journey. How WordPress can be a source of happiness to ones life when one wakes up every morning. How one can make a living with WordPress if one is ready to put in the work. How one can fit into the WP community and be inspired to do more. Most importantly, how to fall in Love with WordPress, how I did and how you can too.