Speakers: Nathan Ingram

  • Nathan Ingram: Dealing with Problem Clients – Fencing in the Friendly Monsters

    Nathan Ingram: Dealing with Problem Clients – Fencing in the Friendly Monsters

    WordCamp Phoenix 2019Speaker: Nathan Ingram

    March 11, 2019 — Spend time talking with a group of web business owners and the conversation will inevitably include someone’s unfortunate experience with a terrible client. Most web pros have a story or two (or eight). While bad clients can’t be completely avoided, there are strategic steps any business owner can take to contain the impact of a bad client. In this session, Nathan will explain the how to create a system that preserves workflow and keeps problem clients in check.

    Take aways: (1) four strategies that will keep problem clients in check, (2) five monsters you should know and how to contain them, and (3) the payoff of protecting your business by building good fences.

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  • Nathan Ingram: Dealing with Problem Clients

    Nathan Ingram: Dealing with Problem Clients

    WordCamp Atlanta 2018Speaker: Nathan Ingram

    January 4, 2019 — “Spend time talking with a group of web business owners and the conversation will inevitably include someone’s unfortunate experience with a terrible client. Most web pros have a story or two (or eight). While bad clients can’t be completely avoided, there are strategic steps any business owner can take to contain the impact of a bad client. In this session, Nathan will explain the how to create a system that preserves workflow and keeps problem clients in check.

    Take aways: (1) four strategies that will keep problem clients in check, (2) five monsters you should know and how to contain them, and (3) the payoff of protecting your business by building good fences.”

  • Nathan Ingram: Taming the Whirlwind – Growing Your Business While You’re Busy with Client Work

    Nathan Ingram: Taming the Whirlwind – Growing Your Business While You’re Busy with Client Work

    WordCamp Boston 2018Speaker: Nathan Ingram

    November 6, 2018 — If you can never seem to find time to redesign your own website or launch a new service because you’re too busy with client work… you’re not alone, and this talk is for you!

    Attendees will leave with a (1) better understanding of why it’s so hard to move our businesses forward when we’re busy with client work, (2) a clear strategy to address this very common issue, and (3) the motivation to make it happen!

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  • Nathan Ingram: What I Wish I’d Known About Freelancing

    Nathan Ingram: What I Wish I’d Known About Freelancing

    WordCamp Atlanta 2018Speaker: Nathan Ingram

    August 1, 2018 — Our success as freelancers is built upon the lessons we’ve learned from our biggest mistakes. In this talk, Nathan draws on more than 20 years of freelancing experience to share important lessons he had to learn the hard way and common mistakes we all can avoid. Each one is summarized in a succinct memorable statement and then unpacked with examples.

  • Nathan Ingram: The Challenge of Change - How To Thrive In The New World of WordPress

    Nathan Ingram: The Challenge of Change – How To Thrive In The New World of WordPress

    WordCamp Jacksonville 2018Speaker: Nathan Ingram

    July 17, 2018 — Keynote Speaker

    With the coming addition of the Gutenberg editor, 2018 will be a landmark year of change for WordPress and everyone who uses it. In this talk, Nathan Ingram will dig into the subject of change and the similarity of the 15th century Gutenberg revolution to the Gutenberg revolution of today.

  • Nathan Ingram: Mastering the Client Consultation

    Nathan Ingram: Mastering the Client Consultation

    WordCamp Albuquerque 2018Speaker: Nathan Ingram

    February 8, 2018 — Has a client ever wasted your time in a consulting session? Ever had a one-hour consultation turn into 3? Have you experienced the sinking feeling that comes when you leave the consultation and realize you failed to ask a key question? This talk provides answers to these issues and more. Attendees will leave with a clear, memorable outline to manage the client consultation.

  • Erin Flynn, Miles Kailburn, Nathan Ingram: The Business of Web Design and Development Townhall

    Erin Flynn, Miles Kailburn, Nathan Ingram: The Business of Web Design and Development Townhall

    WordCamp Denver 2017Speakers: Erin Flynn, Miles Kailburn, Nathan Ingram

    October 13, 2017 — Many of us build website for clients – most of us even get paid for it…

    There is a lot of money in freelancing. There is also a lot of pain and frustration.

    Ever wish you could just ask someone how they did it? You can! Our panel has been there, done that, has the t-shirt, scars, and lessons learned to share with you.

    With any luck you can learn from their mistakes and avoid making a few of them yourself!

  • Nathan Ingram: What I Wish I’d Known About Freelancing

    Nathan Ingram: What I Wish I’d Known About Freelancing

    WordCamp Denver 2017Speaker: Nathan Ingram

    October 9, 2017 — Our success as freelancers is built upon the lessons we’ve learned from our biggest mistakes. In this talk, Nathan draws on more than 20 years of freelancing experience to share important lessons he had to learn the hard way and common mistakes we all can avoid.

  • Nathan Ingram: Dealing With Problem Clients

    Nathan Ingram: Dealing With Problem Clients

    WordCamp Boston 2017Speaker: Nathan Ingram

    August 10, 2017 — pend time talking with a group of freelancers and the conversation will inevitably include someone’s unfortunate experience with a terrible client. Most freelancers have a story or two (or eight). While bad clients can’t be completely avoided, there are strategic steps any freelancer can take to contain the impact of a bad client. In this session, Nathan will explain the how to create a system that preserves workflow and keeps problem clients in check.

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  • Nathan Ingram: Taming the Whirlwind

    Nathan Ingram: Taming the Whirlwind

    WordCamp Raleigh 2017Speaker: Nathan Ingram

    May 27, 2017 — In the life of most freelance business owners, there is an ongoing battle between strategy and execution. We struggle with trying to improve our business with better systems and processes in the middle of the chaos of daily activity. This talk offers a simple strategy that you can implement to move your business forward in the middle of the whirlwind.

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