November 28, 2016

Microsoft NERD Center
1 Memorial Dr. Cambridge, MA

Agenda

• 6:30: Networking & Pizza

• 7:00: Presentations

Presentation 1: Blog Like a Boss

Aileen McDonough

You’re the boss of your company (even if it’s a company of one or two) and you need to blog. Your WordPress blog is all set up and ready, but…

Where do you start? How do you get ideas? And who has the time for all this?

Yes, you can produce content that will inspire and engage your audience, building your customer relationships and establishing yourself (and your company) as an expert in your field.

You’ll get the tech stuff everywhere else–in this talk, we break down the basics of blogging to make it efficient, effective, and fun. You will leave this talk with 10 solid ideas and the tips you need to blog like a boss!

Bio

Aileen has been in the word business since she won the citywide spelling bee in 5th grade. Owner of the communications company3am Writers, she has nearly 20 years of experience in writing, editing, marketing, and publishing. Aileen’s experience ranges from writing and editing to sales, marketing and social media. Her articles have been published in The Rhode Island Small Business Journal and most recently in Dawnland Voices: An Anthology of Indigenous Writing from New England. Aileen blogs as Honda Mama for wehearthonda.com and you can learn more about her company at 3amwriters.com. Aileen spoke at WordCamp RI 2015 and 2016.

Presentation 2: WordPress Migrations – Beginner to Advanced

Jon Rodriguez

Does the thought of moving you site make you anxious or are you just curious about best practices? Join us for a comprehensive walk through on everything involved in moving a WordPress site from point A to point B.

Bio

Jon is a technical project manager at WP Engine, a WordPress web host. He specializes in helping customers bring their sites over to WP Engine’s platform and getting them ready to go live.

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