Forms. We all use them to collect contact information, but there’s so much more you can do with a custom form builder. Many WordPress users don’t realize just how much you can get out of this one little tool.
Naomi does, and she’s about to share her secrets. Continue reading Speaker Spotlight – Naomi Bush
If you’ve ever whipped out your credit card to pay for access to an e-course or members-only academy, there’s a good chance you paid for a product powered by WordPress.
Most of the companies behind content-based promotions aren’t large corporate brands, but rather resourceful small businesses: Entrepreneurs like Shauna Mackenzie who leverage WordPress to generate passive revenue streams.
Originally an image consultant by trade, Shauna’s now a professional content creator whose strategies regularly convince individuals to pay as much as $2,000 for a single certification program. Continue reading Speaker Spotlight – Shauna Mackenzie
If you’ll be in town on the evening before WordCamp (May 16) join us at The Alley for a networking pre-Camp gathering even The Dude would approve of.
WordCamp Charleston is springing for appetizers for our early bird guests (come early, before the hungry hordes arrive and be sure you get your share.) Combine that with a few of the local craft brews on tap at The Alley, and you have the makings of a great start to an awesome WordPress weekend.
Reasons to turn up at The Alley?
- Catch a few more ZZZZs on Saturday morning–by picking up your registration packet early, you can take your time on Saturday morning, and enjoy another cup of hot coffee.
- Meet some of the other folks presenting and attending WordCamp
- Nosh on tasty treats–What good is a party without good eats? We’re providing a spread of some of The Alley’s specialties for you to enjoy. But come early, because when they’re gone, thery’re gone.
- Improve your Skee Ball Game–or bowling or many of the old-school pinball games available to play at The Alley
- Work on your cool factor–cause all the other cool kids will be there too
Pre-registration networking packet pickup gathering:
The Alley Charleston
131 Columbus Street, Charleston, SC 29403
Friday, May 16, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
As a designer focused 100% on the user experience, Maggie’s found many ways to turn WordPress into a testing ground. She’s used it to develop website wireframes, conduct A/B tests, create web graphics and even research audiences, virtually eliminating the need for all the extra software and monthly services that can easily eat up marketing budgets. Continue reading Speaker Spotlight – Maggie Hall
If you use WordPress to build things for other people, Code Poet wants to make your life easier. No matter whether you freelance on a solo basis, lead a small web shop, make plugins in a dark closet, or crack the whip at a large design firm, Code Poet’s goal is to become your go-to source of information and resources to help you expand your WordPress skills and know-how. To make you better at what you do. To make it easier to make your living and look great doing it.
Struggling to figure out if your website is functioning at peak performance? Wondering how to make it faster and better…without breaking the bank?
Web Engineer Jared Smith will show you exactly how to give any WordPress website a full tune-up, on virtually any budget. Continue reading Speaker Spotlight – Jared Smith
WPML gives WordPress websites the ability to be multilingual. It works with caching, SEO and E-Commerce plugins, and allows the building of complete multilingual sites. WPML powers simple blogs as well as corporate and enterprise sites.
Continue reading Thanks to WordCamp Accomplice Sponsor WPML
All the techniques and tips you’ve heard from blogging “experts”? The ones that fill your days with deadlines? Forget ’em. On May 17, Patrick is going to dispel some of the most common blogging-for-business myths to help you get ahead of the game and break free of false senses of urgency. Continue reading Speaker Spotlight – Patrick Phillips