July 5, 2017 — Carrie has been working with web technologies since the late 1990’s, but met and fell in love with WordPress in 2012. She works independently as a front-end developer and has a passion for educating others. She hosts OfficeHours.fm, a podcast about running a WordPress business, and teaches WordPress courses at Lynda.com. When she’s not working or attending a WordCamp, she’s hanging out with her husband and loving on her two rescue labs. She can be bribed with craft beer and candy.
March 20, 2017 — One in every four people that use WordPress use it as a means to support themselves or family. This powerhouse of a software is more than just code. WordPress is a vehicle for success and employment. Learn how WordPress can make all your financial dreams come true and build you a career path you can enjoy and be proud to have.
January 30, 2017 — WordPress has created many opportunities for people all around the world, so many people are curious about how it could help them grow.
In his talk, Noel will discuss the path to success for anyone interested in working with WordPress, remote working or generally being part of this movement.
January 21, 2017 — The Path to Success with WordPress: Business, Blogging and Community
WordPress is software like no other. Every fourth website you encounter was built using it. Creative skills are mastered with it. Businesses harness its versatility. It has the power to bring together people from diverse backgrounds. Yet to so many, it’s “just” software. As a blogger, web designer, marketer, educator, and entrepreneur since long before its existence, I’ve watched it grow into a worldwide phenomenon. My own path to success is intertwined with a decade of WordPress use. Clearly, there’s more to this software than just a free install.
December 19, 2016 — It was the Greek Philosopher Heraclitus who said “There is nothing permanent except change” and another, perhaps more well known American philosopher, Billy Crystal who, said “Change is such hard work.” Both of them though millennia apart recognise two existential certainties, change happens and navigating change can be difficult.
Such looming changes may fill you with either excitement, or dread, so in this talk Dee will be discussing the kinds of ways you can adjust your trajectory, and your mindset to confidently navigate large scale change as it approaches.
December 15, 2016 — Cory Miller gives his keynote presentation at WordCamp Ann Arbor 2016.