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  • Jeff Archibald: Inside the Black Box of Web Design Pricing

    WordCamp Calgary 2014Speaker: Jeff Archibald

    August 22, 2014 — Web design costs come in a huge range of shapes & sizes. Thanks to that range, clients can struggle with understanding why websites cost what they do, and freelancers/shops can struggle with how to price their services. That’s what we’re going to uncover: the thought processes, variables, logic, and math that goes into pricing custom web design & development from the perspective of someone who’s grown from a two-person home-based business to a 6-person shop.

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  • Panel Discussion: Generating Success from Your WordPress Site and Getting Exposure in a Crowded Market

    WordCamp Calgary 2014Speakers: Tony Tighe, Erin Rosar, Irene Seto, Ernest Barbaric

    August 21, 2014 — It can be difficult standing out within the crowded online world. How do you gain exposure and accomplish your online goals? What is the best way to attract attention and new viewers to your web site? Join a panel that covers a wide spectrum of different background to help provide ideas on how to attract the attention of media, the social media sphere, online readers and customers in discussing how to make your site standout.

  • Michael Tighe: Designing with Intent

    WordCamp Calgary 2014Speaker: Michael Tighe

    August 21, 2014 — Do you have goals for your website?
    What about a plan for how different pages on your site help accomplish those goals?
    Do your plans and design considerations change on different devices?
    Join Mike Tighe for an exploration and discussion of how smart design, planning, and consideration for user experience can make a huge difference in your (hopefully Responsive) WordPress site.
    Topics covered:
    Lots of examples!
    – Goals and conversions
    – Responsive design
    – Design, empathy, and making happy users
    – Good markers for success
    – Dos, don’ts, and pet peeves that make Mike want to swear

  • Fish Bowl Interactive Group Discussion

    WordCamp Calgary 2014Speaker: Group Discussion

    August 12, 2014 — The fishbowl was an open group discussion covering a range of topics that attendees posted on an idea board through out the WordCamp event.

    In this final session, the conversation evolves as different speakers and audience members rotate in and out of this 4 person discussion.