Speakers: Maestro Stevens

  • Maestro Stevens: Sell Smarter With Your HEADless Starter

    WordCamp Buffalo 2023Speaker: Maestro Stevens

    May 22, 2023 — Step into the future of e-commerce with “Sell Smarter: Use A HEADless Starter” – your ultimate guide to a streamlined online store experience.

    Discover the power of SureCart, the headless plugin that enables you to create lightning-fast checkout pages and sales funnels in WordPress, effortlessly.

    In this engaging WordCamp presentation, we’ll also unveil SureTriggers, the innovative headless automation plugin to automate transactional information and boost your sales process efficiency.

    Learn practical tips and strategies for harnessing these dynamic tools to elevate your e-commerce and automation game, regardless of your WordPress expertise.

  • Maestro Stevens: Safeguarding Your Website – Smart WordPress Security

    NEO WordPress Meetup 2023Speaker: Maestro Stevens

    May 22, 2023 — Join us for a lively and informative discussion about protecting your website with this NEO WordPress Meetup, “Safeguarding Your Website: Smart WordPress Security.”

    I will share tips and tricks for setting up smart security measures to protect your WordPress website from potential threats.

    This presentation will be a great experience where you can follow along and learn how to install and/or utilize various security tools.

    We’ll delve into these tools and explore basic insights that can help you understand your website’s security status.

    Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced WordPress user, this meetup is perfect for anyone looking to learn about smart WordPress security.

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  • Turn WordPress into a video marketing machine

    Meetup NEO, Meetup NEO 2022Speaker: Maestro Stevens

    December 19, 2022 — Learn more about the fundamental techniques and tools for using video to increase conversion. Find out how to focus video content on engagement, signup, lead generation, sales, or anything else that is a priority action from your audience.

    The presentation also covers using a WordPress video marketing tech stack, including plugins and others services.

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  • Starting fresh on WordPress, Part 2

    Meetup NEO 2022, Meetup NEOSpeaker: Maestro Stevens

    December 17, 2022 — This talk continues Starting fresh on WordPress, Part 1. Both presentations suggest best practices for setting up WordPress and Gutenberg, including customizing settings, adding themes and adding plugins.

    Part 2 includes a refresher of some Part 1 topics, then moving on to examine several kinds of plugins:

    – blocks
    – forms
    – security
    – backup
    – eCommerce
    – video
    – pixels
    – codes
    – SEO

    At the end of the session, you will have a better understanding of how to get started with WordPress — and how to avoid fundamental pitfalls.

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  • Speed up your eCommerce: SureCart vs. Woo

    Meetup NEO 2022, Meetup NEOSpeaker: Maestro Stevens

    November 22, 2022 — This presentation explores using a new and free WooCommerce alternative plugin for faster, frictionless sales. Learn more about the potential to increase revenue through conversion optimization and easier setup with SureCart.

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  • Starting fresh on WordPress, Part 1

    Meetup NEO 2022, Meetup NEOSpeaker: Maestro Stevens

    November 18, 2022 — This presentation suggests best practices for setting up WordPress and Gutenberg. Learn more about customizing settings, adding themes, and adding plugins.

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  • Web development strategy with WordPress and Gutenberg

    Meetup NEO 2022, Meetup NEOSpeaker: Maestro Stevens

    November 5, 2022 — This presentation suggests best practices for creating a WordPress website built for performance, customization, and automation.

    It explores ways for choosing plugins and themes to streamline workflow and automate common tasks. Learn more about how to use the block editor for a drag-and-drop experience to create custom pages and posts.

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  • Power Up With Free Wireframe Templates And Advanced Blocks

    Speakers: Maestro Stevens, Destiny Kanno

    July 20, 2022 — NO MO SLOW FLO!

    Are you looking for an easier way to speed up your web page production workflow?

    I will teach you how to use free wireframes and advanced blocks in WordPress to create stunning, mobile-ready, fast pages with ease.

    Ohh…Yea, I said mobile-ready, my friends!

    If you’re not familiar, you can think of wireframes as templates (or layout sketches) without any styling and advanced blocks as 3rd party Gutenberg blocks on steroids.

    Wireframes allow you to easily integrate your own branding and advanced blocks give you page builder functionality without all the page builder bloat.

    You know this means war…. On speed optimization and caching plugins that is, lol.

    Whether you’re just starting out or already have some steak and potatoes in the game, this presentation is right for you!

    Target Audience
    -Template or Wireframe Lovers
    -Block Editor Users
    -3rd Party Blocks Advocates

    -Beginner – Intermediate

    Primary Demo Tools
    -Kadence Theme
    -Kadence Blocks

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  • Maestro Stevens: Modern marketing with WordPress for minority-owned businesses

    WordCamp Northeast Ohio 2021Speaker: Maestro Stevens

    May 28, 2021 — This talks empowers minority-owned businesses for marketing success by sharing information, tool recommendations, and strategies. Part one topics include your passions, business models, and branding. Part two continues with building websites and digital marketing.