WP.com vs WP.org Event: The Power of WordPress.com

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Join us for a presentation by Julia Amosova, a Happiness Engineer at Automattic, on the main differences between the two "platforms" WP.com and WP.org.

She will speak on what you can do with WP.com that not so many people know about including adding features like a PayPal button, Events Calendar, and more.

HOSTED BY: Christie Chirinos at Caldera Labs (http://www.calderalabs.org/).

All experience levels welcome. Entrepreneurs and professionals, with minimal coding experience and a willingness to learn, who want a WordPress website to collect payments on will gain insight from this event.

**Attendees should arrive by 6pm at Caldera Labs (http://www.calderalabs.org/). There will be time to meet and greet each other after the event. The presentation starts at 6:10pm.**

Speaker Bio: Julia Amosova is a Happiness Engineer at Automattic (the company behind WordPress.com, Jetpack, WooCommerce and other cool products). Julia is currently a part of WooCommerce support team with the main focus on shipping extensions. Prior to transferring to Woo, Julia was a part of the WordPress.com live chat support team and is well familiar with WordPress.com solutions for end users. Before joining Automattic, Julia was a freelance WordPress site developer working with individuals and small businesses. Julia lives in New York City and enjoys all kinds of art when not working.

Event Host Bio: Christie Chirinos is a Partner & Business Manager at Caldera Labs, a WordPress plugin company. Caldera Labs is the maker of Caldera Forms, a drag-and-drop form builder plugin for WordPress that can be extended and used as a payment processor, front-end editor, membership site tool, and more. Caldera Labs also makes Ingot, an automatic A/B testing plugin, and offers training and development consulting services. Prior to Caldera, Christie ran a nonprofit organization that used WordPress, which served as her introduction to the space. She received her Master of Business Administration from Florida State University and currently lives in NYC with her cat, Snickers.