Speakers: Adam Silver

  • Adam Silver: My favorite WordPress/Business Iife Hacks (Lightning Talk)

    Adam Silver: My favorite WordPress/Business Iife Hacks (Lightning Talk)

    WordCamp Asheville 2018Speaker: Adam Silver

    January 9, 2019 — We all like to learn some handy tips and tricks, right? How about a huge list of all the ways I have personally improved my workflows, processes, production quality, and even lifestyle?

    I’ve been building WordPress sites, working remotely, and generally doing all things WordPress for years now and I’ve discovered a whole lot of cool stuff in that time.

    Come see the curtain get pulled back and learn which tools I value the most and the good habits I’ve developed which have made the biggest impact on my life.

    Takeaways:

    Shiny object syndrome is real!
    Save time by attending this presentation to hear what tools work in the day to day of running my WordPress business.

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  • Adam Silver: How to Grow Your Business with Podcasting (Workshop)

    Adam Silver: How to Grow Your Business with Podcasting (Workshop)

    WordCamp Birmingham 2018Speaker: Adam Silver

    January 3, 2019 — Wordshop — Growing your business is about building trust and whats more trusting then your voice? Where writing a blog post may not come easy to people, speaking is very natural, and intimate.

    Podcasting is growing (once again) and it’s not that hard to do! In this session, I’ll show the workflow, best practices and ways to monetize.

  • Adam Silver: How to Grow Your Business with Podcasting

    Adam Silver: How to Grow Your Business with Podcasting

    WordCamp Birmingham 2018Speaker: Adam Silver

    January 2, 2019 — Growing your business is about building trust and whats more trusting then your voice? Where writing a blog post may not come easy to people, speaking is very natural, and intimate.

    Podcasting is growing (once again) and it’s not that hard to do! In this session, I’ll show the workflow, best practices and ways to monetize.

  • Adam Silver: The Proper Care, Growth and Feeding of Your WordPress Website in 2019 (and Beyond)

    Adam Silver: The Proper Care, Growth and Feeding of Your WordPress Website in 2019 (and Beyond)

    WordCamp US 2018Speaker: Adam Silver

    December 29, 2018 — A website is a living and breathing piece of your overall business & marketing plan. You need to feed it! This presentation will cover why a website isn’t a “set it and forget it” entity.

    Learn about content creation types, determine the need for enhanced features (eCommerce, membership, LMS), ways to encourage visitor engagement, website security and site backups and when it might be time to redesign the site itself.

  • Adam Silver: The proper care, feeding and growth of your WordPress website.

    Adam Silver: The proper care, feeding and growth of your WordPress website.

    WordCamp Raleigh 2018Speaker: Adam Silver

    June 11, 2018 — In this talk, we will discuss several other uses a small business can use WordPress for rather than “just a website”. The WordPress ecosystem has grown well beyond a blogging platform and informational websites. It’s now possible to run an entire business off of WordPress.

  • Adam Silver: What’s Your Next? The Entrepreneur’s Journey

    Adam Silver: What’s Your Next? The Entrepreneur’s Journey

    WordCamp Greenville 2018Speaker: Adam Silver

    April 6, 2018 — Adam Silver evolved from standard “geek/nerd” with ambitions of stardom to a WordPress techie to agency owner accidentally. His story of how he realized what it meant to do the work, focus and use tools to enhance productivity will have you nodding your head and wondering how you can take the next step.

    His stories of discovering his “why”, recognizing “the one thing” and “showing up” will inspire you to overcome. You’ll love his easy-going approach, mixed with comedic relief, and cache of productivity tools to help you to overcome shiny object syndrome and imposter syndrome. Hopefully it will help you take your business to the next level.

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  • Adam Silver and Kyle Maurer: Get Options Live (Podcast)

    Adam Silver and Kyle Maurer: Get Options Live (Podcast)

    WordCamp Kent 2017Speakers: Adam Silver, Kyle Maurer

    July 5, 2017 — Adam Silver and Kyle Maurer are the co-hosts of the Get Options Podcast which is an irreverent advice show about your life with WordPress. This session will be a live recording of the show featuring pre-selected listener questions followed by live audience Q&A. No topic is off limits. Come expecting thoughtful, expert advice with heavy doses of sarcasm and humor.

  • Adam Silver: How To Grow Your Biz With WordPress and Podcasting

    Adam Silver: How To Grow Your Biz With WordPress and Podcasting

    WordCamp San Diego 2017Speaker: Adam Silver

    May 14, 2017 — Growing your business is about building trust and whats more trusting then your voice? Where writing a blog post may not come easy to people, speaking is very natural, and intimate. Podcasting is growing (once again) and it’s not that hard to do! In this session I’ll show the workflow, best practices and ways to monetize.

  • Adam Silver and Kyle Maurer: WPBattles - Entrepreneurship vs. Employment

    Adam Silver and Kyle Maurer: WPBattles – Entrepreneurship vs. Employment

    WordCamp Northeast Ohio 2016Speakers: Adam Silver, Kyle Maurer, Angela Bergmann

    April 3, 2017 — The WordPress economy is huge and still growing. Have you found your place in it? As in any industry, one fundamental question to answer is whether you are cut out for working for yourself or for someone else. There are abundant opportunities to start and grow new businesses based on WordPress but there are also countless amazing companies that are well established and looking to hire. How can you decide what role you are meant to play? In this session we will take a detailed look at both sides, share the pros and cons for each and really break down the fundamental differences between starting a WordPress company and working for one. If you ever find yourself questioning whether you’re really doing what’s best for you, this session will help you really understand which path to choose.

  • Kyle Maurer and Adam Silver: WP Battles - Hacker vs. Webmaster

    Kyle Maurer and Adam Silver: WP Battles – Hacker vs. Webmaster

    WordCamp Ann Arbor 2016Speakers: Kyle Maurer, Adam Silver

    December 15, 2016 — The Internet is a battleground. It’s true. Every minute of every day, a war is being fought. This is a war between the owners of every website in existence and the nefarious hackers seeking to circumvent any and all protective layers in order to gain control of the digital property of others to use for their own malicious intent. There is no end in sight to this struggle. It is one in which we must all engage no matter how serious or trivial our purposes may be.

    This session will take you into the depths of this conflict where you will witness firsthand the tactics and strategies employed by both sides to gain the upper hand. You will learn the methods used by hackers to bypass security and compromise websites. You will also see how experienced webmasters protect and defend their sites from invisible enemies.