November 18, 2021 — The talk explains why WordCamp conferences are wonderful events that can help Historically Black College and University (HBCU) students build their
Professional Learning Communities (PLC) before graduation.
Learn more about the opportunity to build a Professional Learning Network (PLN) with experts, business owners, digital entrepreneurs, and innovators, already in the business of web development, graphic design, and hosting.
March 2, 2020 — Los asistentes habituales a las WordCamps coinciden en que el «track del pasillo» es una de las mejores experiencias del evento. ¿Cómo aprovecharlo al máximo? En esta charla veremos una guía de supervivencia para la WordCamp Valladolid: ya sea tu primera vez o seas uno de los fijos en estos eventos.
December 20, 2019 — There’s a lot about modern networking that we all should un-learn. Showing off your knowledge and targeting the “important” connections is the wrong approach. If you genuinely want to be an effective networker, you have to shift away from looking at these interactions as transactional. That said, it’s still hard to find people to talk to, and even harder to know to start up a conversation. I’ll give you tips that will help you work through those issues and ultimately make you more comfortable in new spaces with new people. You’ll come away from this presentation with advice you can put to use immediately.
December 14, 2019 — ¿Quieres hacer networking pero algo te frena? Aprovecha que estás en una WordCamp es un sitio fantástico para hacer networking, conocer nuevas personas, nuevas herramientas o metodologías de trabajo. En esta charla veremos una serie de acciones que todos podemos realizar aquí y ahora para romper el hielo y aprovechar el evento al máximo.
August 5, 2019 — I am an introvert, that guy that hides in the corner at public events, but, I was also a freelancer, who became an agency owner. How you ask? Well, I had to overcome my fear of networking and sales to build my freelance business. I had to find ways to overcome my fear and build my business.
I will share with you simple tips and tricks I used to overcome my fear of sales and networking. I will help motivate you to get out there and find clients and sell to them at the rate you want for your self. We will talk about you create a sales pitch that works for you and that you are comfortable with.
If you’re an introvert looking to learn how to talk shop or your an extrovert who wants tips on freelance sales, this is the talk for you.
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December 30, 2018 — “You Don’t Have any Business Cards?” is a question that you hear a lot at formal networking events, but it happens even more frequently at WordCamps. Do you feel intimidated when it’s time to give your “30 second commercial”? Do you run out of things to talk about once you’ve exchanged names?
Effective networking is an important part of building your WordPress business. This presentation will help you get past the “grip and grin” stigma that people associate with networking and cover some ways that you can get the most out of mixing it up at networking groups, “business after hours” meetups, and of course the Hallway Track at conferences like WordCamp.
Learning how to network effectively can lead to your next client or your next trusted business partner. Whether you’re an introvert or an extrovert, you’re sure to pick up a thing or two in this presentation.
December 10, 2018 — WordCamps can be an excellent place to get to know other WordPress professionals. However, many attendees stick to their own groups, attend lectures, and leave without cashing in on perhaps the most valuable part of WordCamps: networking. This lecture will explore some of the common reasons why attendees fail to form lasting connections. It will give some tips for more productive networking, and hopefully inspire deeper, more authentic networking at this WordCamp and beyond.
June 20, 2018 — This happens a lot at formal networking events, but it happens even more frequently at WordCamp. Do you feel intimidated when it’s time to give your “30 second commercial”? Do you run out of things to talk about once you’ve exchanged names?
Effective networking is an important part of building your WordPress business. This presentation will help you get past the “grip and grin” stigma that people associate with networking and cover some ways that you can get the most out of mixing it up at networking groups, “business after hours” meetups, and of course the Hallway Track at conferences like WordCamp. Whether your an introvert or an extrovert, you’re sure to pick up a thing or two.
October 27, 2016 — WordPress is a great platform to build a business that gives you the freedom to dream, create, and live the life you’ve always wanted. This session will be packed with practical tips on how we hacked a business from thin air and turned it into a profitable company that is making an impact around the world. You’ll learn about coding and life hacks, productivity & networking tips, and gain the confidence you need to get started building your business and making a dent in the universe today!