Pieter Hartsook presented Anca Mosoiu’s slides and then gave a demonstration of Joost de Valk’s WordPress SEO plugin on his own website.
Here are the slides from Sallie Goetsch’s May 2014 presentation introducing Google Webmaster Tools for WordPress.
Links to useful resources for using Google Webmaster Tools with WordPress. You can even use Webmaster Tools with WordPress.com sites, though you can’t use Google Analytics on WordPress.com.
Here are Katherine Mancuso’s slides from the April 2014 presentation on Google Analytics. Katherine discussed what analytics can tell us and why we need to know, including hits vs. page views vs. sessions and setting up goals and campaigns.
Google Analytics is a huge topic. There are many resources on the subject, though it’s hard for any publication to keep up with the new developments–including Google’s own documentation! Here are some resources that Meetup members can use to help them get to grips with Google Analytics.
iThemes created Exchange to be easy to use: an end-user’s shopping cart. Chris Lema has heralded it as the simplest shopping cart (or membership system) to set up. But an examination of Exchange and its add-ins revealed one major flaw: no product variations.
Q&A topics in March included business directories, accessibility, landing pages, and one-page themes for WordPress sites.
These links point to the source material for the statistics quoted in the slides, and also provide some further insight into issues like setting rates and prices.
Josh Visick, Anca Mosoiu, and Sonja London shared their experiences running WordPress businesses in a lively discussion that ranged across topics like contracting and scope creep to figuring out how to scope a project and how much to charge.
Things change rapidly in the WordPress world. The content in this post is more than a year old and may no longer represent best practices.Sallie Goetsch compiled these slides with statistics about the WordPress economy as an introduction to the panel discussion about why running a WordPress business might be different running any other web […]