January 21, 2021 — Assisting organizations that make this world a better place is highly inspiring and satisfying. But that can’t be the only reward when you give your professional best. In a nutshell: Birgit shares how to work with nonprofits and how to bring them into the best light online.
She discusses how you can build a donor/member-oriented website and how to incorporate the organization’s “bucket list” within the realities of budgets and capabilities.
You will learn about the wide range of online needs for various types of nonprofits and share info about plugins and tools to build useful solutions. You’ll walk way with the resources to connect with other nonprofit technologists and services.
Just because the organization is a nonprofit doesn’t mean you can’t make a living building effective websites with a notable online presence.
December 28, 2020 — A Complete Beginners Guide to using WordPress! You’ll learn how to create Pages and Posts by adding text and images. Organize your content using Categories and Tags. Configure basic site settings including site title, home page and controlling comments. We’ll wrap up with setting a theme and learning how to customize it.
December 28, 2020 — WordPress Full-Time Year 2: Finding Your Niche
This talk will focus on…
1. The Benefits of Specialization
2. Determining Your Market
3. Developing Your Product
4. Cultivating and Expanding Your Network
November 30, 2020 — Most of WordPress becomes easier as you learn. Color starts out easy and becomes harder as you dive deeper into the subject.
Our goal is to dive deep enough to give you new understanding that makes you a better developer and designer but not so deep as to cause damage—well no permanent damage.
This is a lot of information to cover in 37 minutes so please be prepared for a fast ride.
November 24, 2020 — His topic will cover about the power of WordPress in an enterprise level. He will talk about, flexibility & editorial workflows for publishers with WordPress. He will also delve into capabilities and management for large teams, and will share more details about guiding enterprise businesses, online publishers, and eCommerce stores towards all-around web solutions using WordPress.
November 3, 2020 — Speed matters. People are impatient. If your website or a client’s website doesn’t load quickly – within a just a couple of seconds – many visitors will abandon it completely. A slow site means lost time & revenue. But figuring out how to speed up a slow site can be HARD. Everyone’s got a suggestion and an idea for how to fix your performance issues, but most are just guesses, and not based on real data. STOP GUESSING. If you have a performance issue, or just want a faster site, you need to KNOW exactly what is slowing things down, and how to fix it. This talk will show you how.
November 3, 2020 — This talk will include:
lessons learned from our personal experiences looking for work at everything from partnerships to VIP agencies
when to work for yourself and when to hire on with someone else,
and then job trends in 2019 that open up opportunities for people interested in moving away from the traditional opportunities in development and design.