Lessons Learned at Wordcamp Kent

I spent this weekend at Wordcamp in beautiful Kent, Ohio. I really enjoy Wordcamps: the lessons learned, the cheery demeanors, and the motivation to keep growing the blog. After each Wordcamp I like to share a few notes from some of the sessions. It helps me solidify some thoughts from the weekend. It’s also my […]

Making Your Site a Center: #WCDayton Day 2

Today was Day 2 of Wordcamp. Read about Day 1 here. Wordcamps are impressive. People from all walks of life with various skill sets and experience levels come together to share how to use an open-source site-building platform. This is the new economy, everyone! I’ve been running my blog for about a year. I’ve made progress, […]

Feel the Slow Burn: #WCDayton Day One

We just finished Day 1 of Wordcamp Dayton.  If you’re not familiar with Wordcamp, think of it as the TEDx of WordPress. They’re independently organized events featuring talks on all things WordPress, the platform used to build many websites, including mine. And, no, these are not just for “IT people.” There is a lot of great […]

Lessons from #WCNC2015 (Day 2 of 2)

I spent much of this weekend at WordCamp North Canton, a forum on everything WordPress. Here are my takeaways from Day 2. You can read about Day 1 here. 1. Set micro-goals.  Dr. Phil Kim encouraged us to name a goal that we wanted to achieve by the end of the year. He then asked us to […]

Lessons from #WCNC2015 (Day 1 of 2)

I spent much of this weekend at WordCamp North Canton, a forum on everything WordPress. A casual user of WordPress myself, I attended to meet other users and learn how to get more out of the software. I particularly enjoyed how much of the conference was focused on business and entrepreneurship vis-a-vis WordPress. I learned about how […]