It’s that time of the day again – time for more presentation announcements! If you’ve been following along at home, this makes it 14 announced presenters, which is exactly half of our lined up speakers!
Through his agency, Web3, James Banks specialises in generating more revenue for businesses through online lead generation and websites built to convert traffic into profit.
Over the last half decade, he has helped hundreds of local, national and international organisations succeed with their online strategy.
James has spoken at WordCamps all over Australia and is passionate about helping people in getting the most out of WordPress. He also loves working together with other online marketing and WordPress consultants to deliver excellent results.
Presenting: From One To Many: How To Scale Your WordPress Consulting Business
In this presentation, James is going to teach us:
- The power of process – how to reclaim your time through effective procedure creation delegation and management
- Building your Team – How to plug your skills gaps by finding, recruiting and retaining talent.
- Lead acquisition and sales process that consultants can use to go from having to do all the work, to being able to afford a team to do it instead.
Peter Bui has been building websites since early 2000 and has never looked back. Working closely with other partners, he and his team at PB Web Development have created and supported a ridiculous number of websites over the last decade.
Peter previously use to be a WordPress Meetup organiser in Sydney, and WordCamp organiser. Also a podcast presenter and previous Community Leadership Team member for the Joomla project. He isn’t afraid to say the word Joomla at a WordCamp.
Presenting: Working with off shore developers to help grow your business
We all get those emails and phone calls. Well at least Peter does, just about every single day of the week.
This presentation is about how you can actually make them work for you. He’s been travelling back and forth between Australia and South East Asia for the last two years on what people seem to thing is a really long vacation (Just take a peak at his Instagram feed), but in reality, He’s been working with his off shore development team, training them up, getting to know them better, understanding how they best work so that they all get the best outcome possible in regards to leveraging the skills of developers from South East Asia.
This presentation will go through how to find a developer, how to set up processes to get them working, how to transition yourself from being a solo business person to having a great team around you helping you grow your business.
Anthony runs a small design & development studio in the South-East suburbs of Melbourne. Maddison Designs works with a wide range of clients, from micro businesses through to large corporates, specialising in custom WordPress sites and WooCommerce stores.
Anthony has been developing for the web since the late 90’s. His love for WordPress was realised back in 2005 and he’s been happily using & coding for it ever since. He’s passionate about giving back to the WordPress community and has contributed to both the WordPress Theme and Plugin Directories, was a co-organiser for WordCamp Melbourne back in 2013, and each month he helps organise the WordPress Melbourne meetups.
Presenting: Developing for the WordPress Customizer
The WordPress Customizer allows you to update various WordPress settings and theme options, all while providing you with a Live Preview of your changes.
Anthony plans to show you how you can add Customizer functionality into your theme (or plugin). He’ll cover creating Customizer Panels, Sections, Settings and Controls, including making use of the default Core Controls, and also creating your own Custom Controls.
He’ll also show the various ways in which you can update the Live Preview for your Customizer settings, and lastly, how to make use of your Customizer settings in your theme.
Peter is a partner at The DMA, a Sydney based WordPress agency, while a developer at heart he spends more time in the business development and project strategy areas these days.
Peter was an organiser for WordCamp Sydney in 2016 & 2014 and helps organise the Sydney WordPress meetups.
Presenting: WordPress and SEO – a 30 minute intervention to improve your SEO performance
Peter will walk people through how to actually improve their SEO rankings.
Using a real website as an example he’ll show us how to develop a SEO strategy, how to implement it, and how to use tools to track progress and overall performance.
Peter will also answer many other questions a SEO beginner will run into, such as Why do you need to be running SSL? What’s this AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) thing? How does site performance impact SEO? and Does having a mobile site really make my site rank better?
Get your tickets now
There’s less than a month remaining until WordCamp Brisbane, and just over 100 tickets remaining (We’ve sold nearly 200!) – that means WordCamp Brisbane is going to sell out, if you’ve been putting off buying a ticket get it soon before it’s too late!