This weekend was the most successful WordCamp held in Milwaukee. Our 2nd annual WordCamp Milwaukee pulled in almost 300 attendees, a great number of amazing speakers talking about a variety of subjects. Everything from WordPress development, design, content creation, business development, and more.
Speakers from all over the world were there, including five different employees from Automattic, speakers who travel all across the world, WordPress code developers, theme authors, plugin developers, business owners, bloggers, designers, and more.
I had an amazing time, and learned quite a bit. Every attendee I talked to shared the same view.
Below are some selected talks that were popular. This is not a complete list, nor a listing of the ‘best’ talks.
Lisa Sabin-Wilson from Web Dev Studios shared what she’s learned about scoping project, avoiding headaches, and angry mobs.
Rose Fields from Social Web Dzine taught how to keep your WordPress website clean and bug-free.
Becky Davis gave a great talk on all of the things you need to watch out for and learn about from your clients when building a WordPress eCommerce site.
Mike McCallister, author of WordPress in Depth shared his knowledge about Google Authorship and how to build authority.
Heather Acton from Helio Interactive shared what’s she’s learned about making enough money with WordPress to support a family.
Michelle Schulp, one half of Marktime Media shared her experince with web design, and the problems some print-designers face.
Gabe Wahhab is president of Master Inbound & SavvyPanda shared how WordPRess can be sued to meet you inbound marketing needs. Supercharge Your WordPress Website With Inbound Marketing: A Complete Guide by Gabe Wahhab
Dan Nisbet, a WordPress designer, talked about some advice for anyone looking to hire a website designer.
This is not a complete list of all the talks, but simply a random selection of some of the speakers who have posted their slides online already. Make sure you check out the Milwaukee WordCamp blog to watch for a complete listing.