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Learn more than the average Web Developer.
Steve is going to teach the 10 things that people MUST know BEFORE they Build a Website.
It's focused around the strategy and covers the following 10 topics:
Steve will also explain how Web Design is Dead and how WordPress specifically has created a new industry and why its important to understand the foundation on either your own project or a clients.
Presented by Steve Woody. Brace yourself for action, even if you're just hearing Steve Woody speak. He runs on green juice and it shows. Both the owner and author of Online Mastery Limited, he educates and inspires startup entrepreneurs to build their profitable online presence. Follow him @onlinemasteryUK (https://twitter.com/onlinemasteryUK)
Crossing the bridge from corporate comfort to start-up solitude.
Corporate life does not prepare you for the day you set out on your own. For many creating a new business or consultancy whether by choice or no choice is a frightening leap into the unknown.
Quentin talks about the highs and lows of being your own boss. In particular, he tackles the unique start-up challenges of: isolation, minimal resource, team building, choosing business partners (or not), delegation, cash flow, multi-tasking, planning as well as off and online marketing.
Presented by Quentin. Quentin and his team have trained employees from over 1000 organisations including all ‘Big 4’ accountancy firms, all ‘Magic Circle’ law firms, MacLaren Sony, Red Bull, BBC, and Channel 4. Despite this extensive corporate experience, Quentin is at his happiest working with SMEs and charities. Follow him @QtheMarketer (https://twitter.com/QtheMarketer)
Adding Composer to your WordPress development toolbox.
Neil be looking at how to use Composer as a tool to manage and maintain WordPress based sites & applications, from getting up and running with Composer, through managing full site stacks to adding composer support to your own plugins and themes.
Presented by Neil Pie (https://twitter.com/neil_pie). Neil runs PIE, a 3 man WordPress development agency providing advanced development and support services to clients and digital agencies alike. Follow him @neil_pie (https://twitter.com/neil_pie)
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