• CANCELLED - MARKETING WITH WORDPRESS Meetup Series

    Johnson County Community College - Regnier Center, Room 270

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  • Creating Accessible Content with WordPress with Jerry Jones

    A perfectly coded website will still break down if the content isn’t written and built accessibly. Learn how to write content that is accessible to everyone, and how to quickly evaluate themes and plugins for basic accessibility. Bio: Jerry Jones is a JavaScript Engineer at Automattic. Most of his work days are spent on accessibility and front-end development work. Most of his evenings and weekends are spent with his wife, three kids, and friends. You might catch him playing soccer, climbing, drinking a sour beer, or cruising around on a longboard. Online live-streaming URL - https://youtu.be/_bIzLJtHreU --------- CONNECT WITH WORDPRESS KC: • Website - http://wordpresskc.com • Newsletter - http://wordpresskc.com/newsletter • Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/WordPressKC/ • Twitter - https://twitter.com/wordpresskc • Instagram - http://instagram.com/wordpresskc

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  • Integrate Your WooCommerce Store with Third-Party Apps Like a Pro w/ Andy O'Neil

    Imagine automating the transfer of data from your WooCommerce Store directly to your CRM, accounting software, or 1000s of other apps in real-time. What if you could automatically create a Google Task, a Freshbooks invoice or send a custom text message to your customer? Sound too good to be true? You’ll learn that this is possible without hiring a programmer to write any code! ABOUT ANDY: Andy O'Neil is an integration & automation specialist as well as a WordPress devleoper. Andy is invigorated when building new systems and processes with technology. When Andy's not riding trails on his recumbent trike, he can be found spending time with his wife and 4 children. CONNECT WITH ANDY: • Website: https://weblytica.com/ • LinkedIn: https://linkedin.com/in/andyoneil ------- Join us on YouTube at 7pm - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yd5JF3bISjk --------- CONNECT WITH WORDPRESS KC: • Website - http://wordpresskc.com • Newsletter - http://wordpresskc.com/newsletter • Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/WordPressKC/ • Twitter - https://twitter.com/wordpresskc • Instagram - http://instagram.com/wordpresskc

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  • Start Sending Email Newsletters on WordPress with MailPoet with Travis Pflanz

    Johnson County Community College - Regnier Center, Room 270

    Get started with email newsletters & email marketing with MailPoet presented by Travis Pflanz. Grab a cocktail🍸, wine 🍷, beer🍺 or soda🥤! We'll start at 7pm with a bit of networking to catch-up with each other, followed by our presentation. ------- PRESENTATION Travis will walk-through the basics of setting up MailPoet and how to start sending email newsletters, new blog post notifications and welcome email drip campaigns to your website's subscribers. • Recommendation - Setup MailPoet on your website before the Meetup and follow along! • The free MailPoet tier comes with 1000 email list subscribers - https://tips.searchcentered.com/mailpoet • Get a lifetime deal with 5000 subscribers on an unlimited number of websites and unlimited email sending for only $49 on AppSumo - https://tips.searchcentered.com/appsumo-mailpoet (normally $55/month for 1 website) • JOIN ZOOM meeting at 7pm on 4/27 - https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85485499630?pwd=RHVkdWV2VFRPSVdrTmxydVlDcFE0QT09 TRAVIS PFLANZ Travis is the founder of Search Centered Digital Marketing. Search Centered puts SEO at the center of every type of marketing campaign they create manage and implement for clients of all sizes – from WordPress SEO services to SEO managed WordPress hosting Travis has been an organizer of the WordPress KC Meetup since 2013 and an organizer of WordCamp KC since 2014. When not SEOifying businesses online or creating WordPress websites, Travis can be found hiking through the woods while leading the pack at Kansas City Dog Club, training new Dog Socializer volunteers at Wayside Waifs, or helping run the pet food pantry at Spay & Neuter KC and serving as a member of their Advisory Council. CONNECT WITH TRAVIS Website: https://searchcentered.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/searchcentered Facebook: htps://facebook.com/searchcentered LinkedIn: https://linkedin.com/in/travispflanz --------- CONNECT WITH WORDPRESS KC: • Website - http://wordpresskc.com • Newsletter - http://wordpresskc.com/newsletter • Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/WordPressKC/ • Twitter - https://twitter.com/wordpresskc • Instagram - http://instagram.com/wordpresskc

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  • Getting your Online Store up & Running with WooCommerce with Sarah Humphrey

    Using WordPress for eCommerce: Optimizing and Best Practices Are you ready to set up your first eCommerce website to sell physical or digital products? WooCommerce is an open-source, customizable eCommerce platform that runs on top of WordPress, the software that runs 34% of the web. Attend this session for tips on how to set up and configure your WooCommerce install, including shipping, taxes, email integration, and more. Sarah Humphrey of 94 West Design will explores some of the best plugins to extend WooCommerce’s native functionality. We will also talk about optimizing your product listings and basic SEO best practices for eComm. Have any questions you'd like Sarah to address? Please add them in the comments below! PRESENTATION will start shortly after 7pm, live-streaming on YouTube - https://youtu.be/fuFYjtHJioE --------- CONNECT WITH WORDPRESS KC: • Website - http://wordpresskc.com • Newsletter - http://wordpresskc.com/newsletter • Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/WordPressKC/ • Twitter - https://twitter.com/wordpresskc • Instagram - http://instagram.com/wordpresskc

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  • Building a Great Client Agreement with Chris Brown (Live-Streaming)

    This event will be streamed live in our Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/wordpresskc/permalink/881082439012381/ --------- PRESENTATION Freelancers should use client agreements with their clients. But how do you create one? What should it include? How do you negotiate it? How do you sign it? Those are all important questions and we'll cover them all in this presentation. SLIDES - https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1uPdgqbWspkDDaKPeu2OIPxmhCjwsfO3QZTeNojesX1Y/edit?usp=sharing ABOUT THE SPEAKER Chris Brown represents startups, freelancers, and small businesses through his firm, Venture Legal. He also co-founded Contract Canvas, a digital contract platform for freelancers. • Venture Legal's ebook on this topic - https://contractcanvas.com/resources/the-creators-guide-to-client-agreements/ • More ebooks from Venture Legal - https://venturelegalkc.com/free-entrepreneurship-resources/ CONNECT WITH THE SPEAKER • Website - http://www.venturelegalkc.com • LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/csbcounsel/ • Twitter - https://twitter.com/CSBCounsel -------- CONNECT WITH WORDPRESS KC • Website - http://wordpresskc.com • Newsletter - http://wordpresskc.com/newsletter • Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/WordPressKC/ • Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/wordpresskc/ • LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/wordpresskc/ • Twitter - https://twitter.com/wordpresskc • Instagram - http://instagram.com/wordpresskc

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  • Enhancing the Content "Above the Fold" with Kim Beasley (Streaming on YouTube)

    CommunityAmerica Credit Union

    This meetup has become a YouTube live streaming event. Join here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28db_TNxssk --------------------- Above the fold is basically what’s seen when a web visitor first arrives at your website. According to Tech Target, “above the fold is the portion of a web page that is visible in a browser window when the page first loads” and should include all of the following: * What solution you can provide * Who you are and who’s your target customer * Your brand name and logo * Website navigation * Your contact info The focus for this meetup is to learn more about "above the fold" content for your website. During this meetup, we will be assessing the home pages of all attendees and giving feedback about the section that's called "above the fold" on your websites. ------- ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Kim Beasley is a FANatic about WordPress along with being the Founder of Agape3 Business Service (A3BS). The focus of A3BS is to develop WordPress websites and integrate social media into websites. Kim and her team specialize in developing engaging websites that help your business grow your visibility online. She has been developing and customizing WordPress business websites since 2004. With an MBA in eBusiness, Kim has created a company that assists corporations to build and customize their WordPress website with clients like Steelcase, RedHat, and many more. She and her team also administer WordPress support desk for corporations and entrepreneurs. New to A3BS is the launch of GrowVisibility which is an all-in-one social media management tool. ------- CONNECT WITH KIM Website: https://agape3.com Twitter: http://twitter.com/kimbeasley Facebook: https://facebook.com/kimbeasleyconsulting LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kbeasley Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kimbeasley --------- MEETUP SCHEDULE: • Networking - Chat with other group members: 1pm • Member introductions: 1:15pm • Presentation: ~1:30pm • Q&A: Immediately following presentation • Chat and talk shop: Following Q&A, up until 3pm --------- CONNECT WITH WORDPRESS KC: • Website - http://wordpresskc.com • Newsletter - http://wordpresskc.com/newsletter • Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/WordPressKC/ • Twitter - https://twitter.com/wordpresskc • Instagram - http://instagram.com/wordpresskc

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  • Using Gutenberg with Lisa Savoie

    Keller Williams Key Partners, LLC.

    An introduction to using Gutenberg blocks to create WordPress pages and blog posts. Lisa Savoie is a freelance web designer & developer. She started LS Codes about a year ago to help small business create or improve their websites. She has used Gutenberg blocks on NPO projects in which the client will need to maintain the site themselves. Creating reusable blocks allows them to create and update pages while keeping within the style guide set for the site. We will be giving away • A 1-year license of Stackable Premium - https://wpstackable.com/premium/ • A lifetime license of Kadence Blocks Pro - https://www.kadencewp.com/product/kadence-gutenberg-blocks/ CONNECT WITH LISA Website: https://lscodes.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/twosavoie Github: https://github.com/twosavoie Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lisasavoie/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lscodes/ ------- ABOUT THE VENUE: Thank you to WordPress KC member Kyle Johnson & Evoke Insurers for being our location sponsor for this Meetup! Website - https://www.evokeinsures.com/ Keller Williams Key Partners, LLC 4200 Somerset Dr SUITE 101 · Prairie Village, KS • Park on the east side of the building • When you enter the front doors of the building, go to the right • At the Keller Williams office doors, go to the left and you'll see the group --------- MEETUP SCHEDULE: • Networking - Chat with other group members: 7pm • Member introductions: 7:15pm • Presentation: ~7:30pm • Q&A: Immediately following presentation • Chat and talk shop: Following Q&A, up until 9pm --------- CONNECT WITH WORDPRESS KC: • Website - http://wordpresskc.com • Newsletter - http://wordpresskc.com/newsletter • Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/WordPressKC/ • Twitter - https://twitter.com/wordpresskc • Instagram - http://instagram.com/wordpresskc

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  • Answering your Marketing with WordPress Questions

    Johnson County Community College - Regnier Center, Room 270

    At this WordPress KC Meetup, we will be addressing all of your Marketing with WordPress questions. Drop your questions in the comments section below: general digital marketing questions, WordPress plugins suggestions, integration, automation, workflow and anything else about marketing with WordPress is welcome. --------- JCCC REGNIER CENTER ROOM 270 Follow the map above. Enter the Regnier Center garage for parking. Take the elevator to the 2nd floor. Room 270 is to the left as you exit the elevator. Thank you to Johnson County Community College Continuing Education program for being our venue sponsor! Get more information about continuing education classes at JCCC - https://www.jccc.edu/academics/ce/ • 7pm - Doors open & networking • ~7:15pm - Member introductions • ~7:30pm - Presentation starts • After presentation, up to 9pm - Q&A and discussion --------- CONNECT WITH WORDPRESS KC: • Website - http://wordpresskc.com • Newsletter - http://wordpresskc.com/newsletter • Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/WordPressKC/ • Twitter - https://twitter.com/wordpresskc • Instagram - http://instagram.com/wordpresskc

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  • Popping Into WordPress Pop-ups with Kim Beasley

    CommunityAmerica Credit Union

    Pop-ups allow you to engage with your website visitors to share your content with them in exchange for them sharing their email address with you. During this Meetup, we will do a deep dive into pop-ups and how you can use them to increase your website engagement and mailing lists. ------- ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Kim Beasley is a FANatic about WordPress along with being the Founder of Agape3 Business Service (A3BS). The focus of A3BS is to develop WordPress websites and integrate social media into websites. Kim and her team specialize in developing engaging websites that help your business grow your visibility online. She has been developing and customizing WordPress business websites since 2004. With an MBA in eBusiness, Kim has created a company that assists corporations to build and customize their WordPress website with clients like Steelcase, RedHat, and many more. She and her team also administer WordPress support desk for corporations and entrepreneurs. New to A3BS is the launch of GrowVisibility which is an all-in-one social media management tool. ------- CONNECT WITH KIM Website: https://agape3.com Twitter: http://twitter.com/kimbeasley Facebook: https://facebook.com/kimbeasleyconsulting LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kbeasley Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kimbeasley ------- ABOUT THE VENUE: Thank you to WordPress KC member Kim Beasley & Community America for being our location sponsor for this Meetup! CommunityAmerica – Tiffany Springs Branch 9060 NW Skyview Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64154 --------- MEETUP SCHEDULE: • Networking - Chat with other group members: 1pm • Member introductions: 1:15pm • Presentation: 1:30pm • Q&A: Immediately following presentation • Chat and talk shop: Following Q&A, up until 3pm --------- CONNECT WITH WORDPRESS KC: • Website - http://wordpresskc.com • Newsletter - http://wordpresskc.com/newsletter • Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/WordPressKC/ • Twitter - https://twitter.com/wordpresskc • Instagram - http://instagram.com/wordpresskc

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