June 20, 2017 — Adam W. Warner first discovered WordPress in 2005 and has since founded several WordPress-focused businesses that provide education, plugins, and consulting services for online business owners.
In this session, Adam details his story of creating a sustainable plugin business. He shares actionable advice that audience members can put into practice immediately to grow not only a user-base, but also a customer-base.
Adam also explained the techniques, uses to guide free-users to premium product. Attendees will learn everything they need to know to create a plugin that people will love, and recommend to others.
June 16, 2017 — Do you have a plugin (or several) in the WordPress.org repository? Have you ever wondered how to turn your plugin development skills into a sustaining income-based business? Not sure how to go about it? In this session, Adam details his story of creating a sustainable plugin business. He shares actionable advice that audience members can put into practice immediately to grow not only a user-base, but also a customer-base. Adam also explains the techniques he uses to guide free-users to premium product. Attendees will learn everything they need to know to create a plugin that people will love and recommend to others.
January 6, 2017 — In this session Adam will detail how he discovered WordPress and the open source community, the many businesses that he’s started and failed at, and how he’s utilized these experiences to continually fuel his entrepreneurial spirit and create his own path to a work/life balance and how you can too.
No matter what your passion, WordPress can be an integral tool to helping you achieve your dreams and success in your own business.
“It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.”
― Babe Ruth
November 11, 2016 — Selling open source software is challenging. It can be complicated and confusing to navigate the premium WordPress product landscape for even veteran entrepreneurs. However, some have managed to do this pretty well and this panel discussion will feature some of those developers and business owners who’ve learned important lessons about what works and what does not when it comes to creating products people want to buy and also creating products that can sustain a business long term.
November 1, 2016 — Working from home is more common than ever, especially for those of us helping to build a better web with WordPress. But working from home comes with unique challenges that aren’t found in a typical in-office setting.
In this session, Adam will share his personal experiences working remotely for the past 5 years and how, through trial and error, he’s learned how to avoid the most common pitfalls and create a work/life balance. Spoiler alert: there are also two toddlers in this mix!
Whether you’ve been yearning to break out of cubicle life or currently working from a home office, you’re sure to find some tips and tricks that will help you be productive and most of all happy with the “work from home” lifestyle.
August 6, 2016 — WordPress would be nothing if it weren’t for the thousands of people contributing to the project, but what if you’re not a developer or designer and still want to be involved?
Adam was faced with these very questions and quickly learned that it’s much easier to contribute than he previously thought. In this session, Adam shares the top five ways in which non-developers can contribute to WordPress—from participating in the WordPress community through support forums, to reviewing documentation and even understanding patches in Core. Adam also shares bonus ways to contribute for those wanting to completely immerse themselves in the WordPress community. Session attendees will learn new ways to get involved and gain a greater understanding of how their participation makes a difference to millions of users worldwide.