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 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.
December 10, 2012 — You Want To Stick That Where? You can just stick photos and graphics into WordPress. Scaling images with Photoshop to fulfill the 2mb upload limit in WordPress. Knowing the difference between file size and image size, dpi and ppi, 72dpi and 300dpi can save you a ton of time.
December 8, 2012 — The huge range of community-contributed plugins is one of the most valuable features of WordPress.org. But how do you determine what’s a safe and effective plugin without being overwhelmed by choice? Learn how to make an informed decision about which plugin to use – and how to troubleshoot any conflicts that may crop up.
December 2, 2012 — Which WordPress is right for you? We’ll compare the differences between WordPress.com and WordPress.org to help you understand if you should stick with WordPress.com or move to a self-hosted WordPress.org installation.