June 16, 2017 — Community. It’s what we make it. We have to put back into the community in order for it to grow and thrive. I talk a little about my involvement in the local WordPress community, how it’s evolved over time. Maintaining a community is everyone’s job and I give you the brass tacks on how to do it right.
October 27, 2016 — This is a round of lighting talks on implementing automation so you can focus on the important things instead of repetitive and tedious tasks.
October 8, 2016 — We’ll discuss tools that can help you create a sustainable business. I’ll touch on various tools and specifically detail how you can use automation to get over the hump by saving your time, nurture leads, and get more revenue.
December 23, 2015 — I’ll talk about stress, anxiety and self-doubt that I personally and many freelancers, business owners and everyone can feel in our Open Source community. We are harsh on ourselves when we don’t kill it like Pippin, or build a world-renown agency like 10up within our first few years of opening our doors. I talk about my journey, the mental toll it’s taken and how I’ve tried to cope.
June 27, 2014 — Treating yourself as a Resource, Client, Project Manager, Client Manager, Accountant, Sales Department, Collection Department, Office Manager, Supply Department and more.
March 31, 2014 — Alex Vasquez demos how to use Bourbon and Neat with WordPress
March 30, 2014 — Do you develop themes for WordPress? This presentation covers the options that are available and why you might want to choose one over the other. While advanced theme developers have their workflows that work for them it’s good to challenge what they know and to see how they can improve and grow. For the beginning theme developer, knowing some of the pitfalls out of the gate can help guide them in the right direction and provide a better overall experience in developing for WordPress.
March 5, 2014 — This presentation is an overview of different approaches to building WordPress themes, including the pros and cons and detailed review of existing tools.