‘Teach WordPress’ Videos

  • Kristen Symonds: 15 Cool Things You (Maybe) Didn’t Know WordPress Could Do

    WordCamp Sydney 2018Speaker: Kristen Symonds

    August 19, 2018 — This talk is aimed at users to get the most out of their WordPress publishing experience.

    Kristen’s talk will include some of the overlooked parts of WordPress admin such as:

    The Help menu.
    Screen Options.
    Drag & drop media.
    Inserting multiple images at once.
    Use the Edit Selection section of media dialogue.
    Page Ordering.
    Bulk Edit.
    Emoji.
    And many more!

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  • Sarah Benoit: How to teach clients to effectively use WordPress.

    WordCamp US 2017Speaker: Sarah Benoit

    December 10, 2017 — As web designers and developers one of the keys to our business success is retaining clients over time and generating client referrals. If we build strong supportive relationships with our existing customers we can guarantee future projects and work. Clients need more than just a great website, they need to be empowered to manage their WordPress site on their own. However, many business owners and marketing professionals are not knowledgeable about WordPress and feel confused and stressed about running the site once it is launched. Learning about WordPress online is also very confusing for people that are newer to or less experienced with the platform. So how can we empower our clients to manage their sites on their own and feel confident in their abilities? Many designers and developers offer a single training when the site goes live, but for clients that have never used WordPress or rarely use it this single training is not enough. Get tips and tricks about how to prepare your clients so they can take their WordPress tool and make the most out of it for their company or organization. Learn how to put together a launch plan that includes in person training, video tutorials, FAQs, and more. Discover why as designers and developers we are also educators. Give your customers the best chance they have to succeed and they will be more likely to return to you when the site needs to grow, as well as tell other professionals, businesses owners, and organizations they know about your service.

  • Val Hudgins: Should You Teach WordPress as Part of Your Business Model?

    WordCamp Atlanta 2016Speaker: Val Hudgins

    March 31, 2016 — The WordPress community is typically one of sharing – what we know, what we do, info on the latest big thing and the latest threat. Would sharing your knowledge of WordPress be right for you? Should you charge for it? What pitfalls are there? What are the benefits vs. the cost to produce a WordPress class? Are you considering consulting one-on-one or teaching a seminar to a roomful of people?

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