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Winning & Starting New Business with Wordpress

  • Aug 7, 2013 · 7:00 PM
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With a user friendly interface and Web 2.0 capabilities right out of the box, WordPress has become one of the most popular blogging platforms to date. Students, small businesses, and corporations all use WordPress daily for their web posting needs.

But is WordPress limited to blogging?

In this presentation we’ll discuss how WordPress can be used as a foundation for developing all kinds of web applications including online stores, custom content management systems, and complete social networks.



Presenter Bio (Michael Jenkins-Brown)

In addition to managing engineering software and running small businesses, Michael combines his technical background and his passion for journalism as a professional blogger. He has been writing for his own website South Bay Foodies since 2008, covering food and beverage news around Los Angeles.

He is also a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and the Los Angeles Chapter of Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA). Through both organizations, he actively mentors high school students to introduce them to the limitless possibilities of a career based on science, technology, engineering, or math.

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  • Josie

    Maybe you or someone you know would be interested in this!! A blogger friend needs help switching themes on Wordpress. A 2-3 hour job perfect for someone who is learning and has done it before! She is willing to trade for advertising on her blog, which gets over a thousand local hits a week, as well as yoga lessons and maybe even a piece of custom jewelry. She is located in North Hollywood but willing to drive within moderate distance.

    Please let me know if are interested and I will connect you!

    Thank you,

    January 21, 2014

  • Michael J.

    Here's another FREE class on WordPress and more:

    WordPress & Websites for Creative Professionals

    September 29, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm

    Paul's Photo
    23845 Hawthorne Boulevard, Torrance,CA 90505


    September 11, 2013

  • Mu

    When Your Word Press site BLOWS UP IN YOUR FACE.. Don't cry just contact us at :

    1 · August 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey People, there was a question about streaming video well I found this website it's great. Better than youtube if you want to advertise on your site..

    1 · August 13, 2013

  • Michael J.

    Thanks again for allowing me to share my knowledge and experience with the group. I hope we can continue to learn and grow together!

    Also a few reminders:

    SoCal WordPress Meetup: WordPress Happiness Bar
    Tue Aug 20, 7:00 PM
    Satellite, 3110 Main Street, Santa Monica

    WordCamp LA 2013
    September 21st, 22nd
    Saturday Sessions: Cal State University Los Angeles
    Sunday Sessions: CrossCampus, Santa Monica, CA


    1 · August 13, 2013

  • Yvette T.

    As ALWAYS, BITLA Informs, Enriches & Inspires!!! Cheers to another successful meeting ; )

    2 · August 13, 2013

  • Donna I.

    It was nice meeting everyone. The topic was very informative!

    2 · August 9, 2013

  • JB A.

    Blessing connecting with everyone at the Meetup/ Phenomenal informational- Looking forward to the next*

    2 · August 8, 2013

  • B.W.

    Very informative!! Great job Michael Jenkins!

    2 · August 8, 2013

  • Mu

    To Whom It May Concern,
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    Check It Out

    10 percent Discount for BIT until 8/17/2013

    1 · August 8, 2013

  • Mu

    Great meeting so many interesting people of color. As Word Press specialists and PHP Programmers… We at are about helping people accomplish their technology goals. If you or your staff have any questions or concerns about Word Press or any other technology, feel free to call or email us at:

    2 · August 8, 2013

  • Tricia

    Lots of good information in the presentation and through the insights shared by the membership! Thanks Michael and everyone! You gave me much to think about re the direction of my business.

    2 · August 8, 2013

  • Claude H.

    It was a very informative meeting

    1 · August 7, 2013

  • diop

    Bringing a family member

    1 · August 7, 2013

  • Damien DHalli H.

    Count me in!

    1 · August 7, 2013

  • Kirk W.

    I am attending and bringing two individuals with me (3 total)

    1 · August 6, 2013

  • JB A.

    Wife attending as well. +1

    1 · August 6, 2013

  • JB A.

    Certainly looking forward to connecting with everyone at tomorrow's presentation. Thanks

    1 · August 6, 2013

  • Glenn O.

    Bringing a guest, so +1

    1 · August 3, 2013

  • juanita

    I'm not able to attend, please record this event. I'll see you next month unless something comes up before that.

    August 2, 2013

  • Mu

    I have four Word Press sites..Always looking to increase my knowledge base. I'll be there

    1 · August 1, 2013

  • Leonard

    Looking forward to seeing the presentation

    1 · July 31, 2013

  • Tricia

    2 guests

    1 · July 22, 2013

  • Emeka

    Will be there.

    1 · July 17, 2013

  • B.W.

    Looking forward to it!

    1 · July 17, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hello All! Got a passion for music? Got a love for money? Are you a team player with talents/skills you want to share with the world? Los Angeles-based Indie music startup looking for entrepreneurs and computer programmers to join the team. Please email me ([masked]) for more information if you are interested in being a part of something BIG! - Thanks! Shanta Freeman

    1 · July 12, 2013

  • Nadiyah F.

    As usual, looking forward to being inspired (and challenged) by the group.

    1 · July 11, 2013

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