Speakers: Troy Dean

  • Troy Dean: Seven Figures from Scratch with Online Communities

    Troy Dean: Seven Figures from Scratch with Online Communities

    WordCamp Miami 2017Speaker: Troy Dean

    August 6, 2017 — How I used the Internet (and WordPress) to build a seven-figure a year business with no money in the bank. My journey has taken me from freelancing and client services to digital products, online courses and building communities. WordPress has been my constant tool of choice and has allowed me to build a great business and live a rich life.

  • Business Panel: You Want to Build an Agency?

    Business Panel: You Want to Build an Agency?

    WordCamp Miami 2017Speakers: Brian Rotsztein, Shayla Price, Troy Dean, Scott Mann

    August 5, 2017 — This panel helps to convey what it takes to build an agency from scratch or a few freelancers. How does one get an agency started? What are the things you need before or as you start? What are the biggest keys to success and the toughest lessons to remember?

  • Business Panel: The Inside Track - Making More Money

    Business Panel: The Inside Track – Making More Money

    WordCamp Miami 2017Speakers: Diane Kinney, Troy Dean, Carrie Dils, Scott Mann

    August 5, 2017 — While this “sales and marketing” panel is intended for small business and agencies, lessons learned can also apply to the freelancer or the developer looking to make a business from plugins. What are the right AND wrong ways? What lessons can our panelists share from personal experience? Simply “raise your rates” isn’t enough detail here so panelists should be prepared so share a few of their tips.

  • Troy Dean: Seven Figures From Scratch - How I Used The Internet (and WordPress) To Build a Seven-Figure a Year Business With No Money In The Bank

    Troy Dean: Seven Figures From Scratch – How I Used The Internet (and WordPress) To Build a Seven-Figure a Year Business With No Money In The Bank

    WordCamp Atlanta 2017Speaker: Troy Dean

    April 15, 2017 — Keynote – Troy will be touching on freelancing, client services, digital products, online courses and building communities.

  • Troy Dean: Online Courses With WordPress

    Troy Dean: Online Courses With WordPress

    WordCamp Sydney 2016Speaker: Troy Dean

    February 7, 2017 — In this talk, I will deliver a detailed case study on how WordPress can be used to deliver online courses and build highly engaged communities of students.

    Most online courses achieve student completion rates of around 2% – 10% according to this MOOCS research study (http://www.katyjordan.com/MOOCproject.html)

    We have achieved 65% completion rates of our online courses by building incredibly engaging courses and a world class learning environment built on WordPress. The best part of this talk is that the online courses and community we have built are all for WordPress developers and freelancers so this is truly a WordPress showcase piece.

    The online education market is worth over US$100BN and WordPress provides a great platform for all online educators to improve the quality of their courses and deliver better student outcomes.

    The core technology covered will include WordPress, BuddyPress, bbPress, BadgeOS and the LearnDash Learning Management System.

    I will also talk about the psychology and strategy of delivering an online course to maximise student engagement and completion rates.

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  • Troy Dean: Online Education Communities with WordPress

    Troy Dean: Online Education Communities with WordPress

    WordCamp US 2016Speaker: Troy Dean

    December 11, 2016 — In this talk, I will deliver a detailed case study on how WordPress can be used to deliver online education courses and build highly engaged communities of students.

    Most online courses achieve student completion rates of around 2% – 10% according to this MOOCS research study.

    We have achieved 65% completion rates of our online courses by building incredibly engaging courses and a world class learning environment built on WordPress. The best part of this talk is that the online courses and community we have built are all for WordPress developers and freelancers so this is truly a WordPress showcase piece.

    The online education market is worth over US$100BN and WordPress provides a great platform for all online educators to improve the quality of their courses and deliver better student outcomes.

    The core technology covered will include WordPress, BuddyPress, bbPress, BadgeOS and the LearnDash Learning Management System. I will also talk about the psychology and strategy of delivering an online course to maximize student engagement and completion rates.’

  • WordPress Community Interview With Troy Dean

    WordPress Community Interview With Troy Dean

    Speaker: Troy Dean

    November 7, 2016 — Troy Dean resides in Melbourne Australia and is a WordPress consultant and co-founder of Video User Manuals, a video tutorial plug-in to teach your client how to use WordPress, as well as WP Elevation, the world’s first business accelerator program for WordPress consultants. He speaks regularly at WordCamps

  • Troy Dean and Kristina Romero: 101 Ways to Rock as a Freelancer

    Troy Dean and Kristina Romero: 101 Ways to Rock as a Freelancer

    WordCamp Boston 2016Speakers: Troy Dean, Kristina Romero

    August 9, 2016 — In this presentation, Troy and Kristina will deliver 101 practical ways you can improve your performance, the quality of the projects you deliver, and your overall business as a freelancer. These tips and tools will help you find and qualify clients, take a great brief, write proposals, price your services, setup monthly website maintenance plans, avoid scope creep and get referrals from existing clients. This is a dynamic and entertaining presentation with lots of great takeaways.

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  • WordCamp Sunshine Coast Testimonials

    WordCamp Sunshine Coast Testimonials

    WordCamp Sunshine Coast 2016Speaker: Troy Dean

    August 2, 2016 — We shot some testimonials at WordCamp Sunshine Coast about the WordCamp experience and thought it might be useful for WordCamp promotional purposes.

  • Troy Dean: Recurring Revenue Is The Holy Grail

    Troy Dean: Recurring Revenue Is The Holy Grail

    WordCamp Brisbane 2015Speaker: Troy Dean

    September 14, 2015 — Troy talks about why recurring revenue is the holy grail and how you can create recurring revenue in your WordPress business. During the talk Troy teaches you how to package up your recurring revenue offer, how to pitch it to clients and how to build infrastructure to automate most of the work.

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