‘Business’ Videos

  • Nevena Tomovic: Business Development for Enterprise WordPress

    Nevena Tomovic: Business Development for Enterprise WordPress

    WordCamp Tokyo 2018Speaker: Nevena Tomovic

    October 12, 2018 — My talk will cover how to introduce Business Development into your WordPress business, and how to target enterprise clients. I will talk about how to support your sales team with partnership building through Business Development, as well as, how to work hand in hand with marketing to grow inbound traffic. This is the all you need to know talk on getting started with Business Development in Enterprise WordPress.

    エンタープライズ WordPress の事業開発/BizDev

    WordPress ビジネスにおける事業開発の始め方と、著名企業や政府・教育関連などといった大規模クライアントをターゲットにする方法についてお話しします。事業開発を通じて営業チームが他社とパートナーシップを確立するのを支援する方法、インバウンドトラフィックを増やすためにマーケティングチームと協力する方法などを知り、エンタープライズ WordPress の世界への一歩を踏み出してみませんか。

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  • Danny Peavey, Victor Ramirez, Judi Knight and Bret Phillips: Panel Discussion - Pricing your WordPress Projects for Profit

    Danny Peavey, Victor Ramirez, Judi Knight and Bret Phillips: Panel Discussion – Pricing your WordPress Projects for Profit

    WordCamp Atlanta 2018Speakers: Danny Peavey, Victor Ramirez, Judi Knight and Bret Phillips

    August 22, 2018 — Hosted by Bret Phillips, this panel will feature three successful business owners that specialize in building WordPress websites for different markets and client sizes.

    The purpose of this panel is to help dissect the process of pricing your work so that you can continue to offer great value to your clients while staying profitable.

    Freelancers will get a better understand of their own value and where to start.

    Agencies and other staffed businesses will understand how to take profit into account when
    pricing larger projects with many ‘unknowns’.

  • Ben Ramsden: The Challenges of Running a WordPress Plugin Business When You’re Not a Developer

    Ben Ramsden: The Challenges of Running a WordPress Plugin Business When You’re Not a Developer

    WordCamp Sydney 2018Speaker: Ben Ramsden

    August 19, 2018 — You don’t need to be a coder to run a WordPress plugin business, but it has implications (and opportunities).

    Ben Ramsden shares his journey since 2014 with GFChart, a premium extension to Gravity Forms.

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  • Alex Standiford: Delegating Your WordPress Business Beyond Yourself

    Alex Standiford: Delegating Your WordPress Business Beyond Yourself

    WordCamp Jackson 2018Speaker: Alex Standiford

    August 17, 2018 — Learn the steps Alex took to set up his business so he could delegate anything from billing to entire programming projects to other freelance professionals.

  • Peter Bui: Working with off shore developers to help grow your business

    Peter Bui: Working with off shore developers to help grow your business

    WordCamp Brisbane 2017Speaker: Peter Bui

    August 9, 2018 — We all get those emails and phone calls. Well at least Peter does, just about every single day of the week.

    This presentation is about how you can actually make them work for you. He’s been travelling back and forth between Australia and South East Asia for the last two years on what people seem to thing is a really long vacation (Just take a peak at his Instagram feed), but in reality, He’s been working with his off shore development team, training them up, getting to know them better, understanding how they best work so that they all get the best outcome possible in regards to leveraging the skills of developers from South East Asia.

  • Wesley Lewis: WordPress Full-Time: Year 1

    Wesley Lewis: WordPress Full-Time: Year 1

    WordCamp Jacksonville 2018Speaker: Wesley Lewis

    July 30, 2018 — A “lessons learned” talk from the perspective of trying to get a full-time WordPress based business going. In this session, Wesley will be going over the highs and lows of starting a WordPress based business and the freedom that it can bring. Wesley will share some of the hurdles he faced and how he successfully overcame them to be on the way to establishing full-time income through WordPress. This talk will cover topics like market focus, team building, pricing strategies, time management, reoccurring revenue, and more.

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  • Rian Kinney: Take the FUD Out of Running your Online Business

    Rian Kinney: Take the FUD Out of Running your Online Business

    WordCamp Jacksonville 2018Speaker: Rian Kinney

    July 27, 2018 — We will discuss topics such as:

    Limiting your legal liability with Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. Opting in for greater enforceability. Designating an Agent for DMCA protections.

    Trademark/Copyright – notice, protections afforded, filing fees, strategy

    Can you charge additional fees for clients that pay by credit card. How much can you charge for a late fee.

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  • John Centofanti: Brand Positioning: Growing Your Business by Finding Your Niche

    John Centofanti: Brand Positioning: Growing Your Business by Finding Your Niche

    WordCamp Pittsburgh 2017Speaker: John Centofanti

    July 25, 2018 — If your marketing isn’t working, it might be because you haven’t properly branded your business. This session will cover how to develop your own brand, how to position it in the marketplace and attract the right clients. We’ll also cover ways to develop messaging for your business.

    This session will be a condensed version of the work we do with all new clients to prepare their business for effective marketing. This will be easy to understand and practical.

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  • Christie Chirinos: Financial Forecasting for WordPress Product Businesses

    Christie Chirinos: Financial Forecasting for WordPress Product Businesses

    WordCamp Europe 2018Speaker: Christie Chirinos

    July 12, 2018 — Planning allows you to grow strategically, be prepared for setbacks, and prioritize your time. Would you be surprised if I told you that that’s also the definition of financial forecasting?

    In this talk, we’ll take some really complicated topics in the world of financial forecasting and break them down into ultra-simple ideas using contexts that we, as developers or marketers, actually understand. You will walk away being able to define qualitative vs. quantitative forecasting, the Delphi method, regression-based analysis, moving averages and exponential smoothing, but all in the context of WordPress business-specific applications.

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  • Hajj Flemings: Rebrand Cities: Crushing the Digital Divide One Website at a Time

    Hajj Flemings: Rebrand Cities: Crushing the Digital Divide One Website at a Time

    WordCamp Europe 2018Speaker: Hajj Flemings

    July 12, 2018 — There are 28 Million small businesses that drive the American economy, 46% of small businesses have no websites. Cities are collections of neighborhoods – and neighborhoods are powered by small business. From coffee shop owners to fitness instructors the people we see in storefronts are building and reinforcing the unique character of our cities. Come listen to how WordPress.com and local independent developers are telling the stories of local small businesses in 2-hour increments. Come and join the revolution.

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