Speakers: David Yarde

  • Angelica Yarde, David Yarde: Married to the Job: Building a Business and Family

    WordCamp NYC 2017Speakers: Angelica Yarde, David Yarde

    February 9, 2018 — In this talk, David and Angelica Yarde of Sevenality talk about their journey, as both front-end developers and designers, of building their branding strategy firm full-time while starting a family. This talk will share the technicalities of running a WordPress business with your spouse, using systems to organize family life, traveling and public speaking with a toddler, and why personal branding and identity is integral to building a business.

  • David Yarde: Managing Project Expectations and Roadblocks

    WordCamp Orlando 2015Speaker: David Yarde

    January 14, 2016 — This presentation will cover the ins and outs of project based WordPress projects and how expectations if not set correctly can have a negative impact on the project scope, budget and future client relationships.

    ​We’ll cover:

    – The importance of the discovery phase
    – Setting project scope
    – Identify and resolve failing projects
    – The importance of project post-mortems
    – Setting the stage for the next project

    The audience that will gain the most from this presentation will be those who want to have a better way of handling projects that can earn them a profit vs being constantly feeling overwhelmed in the organizational aspect of a project. Beginners and advanced users both will benefit from this session.

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  • Panel Discussion: The Business of Plugins

    WordPress Meetup OrlandoSpeakers: Andrew Norcross, Adam Soucie, David Parsons, David Yarde

    October 7, 2014 — Norcross came over from Tampa to talk plugins, and how he views the ecosystem surrounding them. Check out the video for a freeform talk, without slides or guides, as he shares a lot of great advice for prospective plugin developers.

    After his solo talk, Norcross joins Adam Soucie and David Parsons, moderated by David Yarde, for a discussion about plugins. They talk development theory, disruptive industries, suggestions for useful plugins, how to determine if a plugin is good and more.