At the meeting a couple days ago, Aaron Hockley presented an introduction to making money with a blog. Here are some links and resources that were mentioned during the discussion. People / Websites to Follow Problogger (blog) Problogger (community / forum) Copyblogger The BlogWorld Blog Books 31 Days to Build a Better Blog Attention! This … Continue reading Blog Monetization Resources
Dear Portland WordPress-ers: CubeSpace needs your help now. They're in financial emergency due in part to the actions of their unfriendly landlord, US Bank, and must raise enough funds by Wednesday the 27th to avoid eviction. Over the years, CubeSpace has become a cornerstone of our Portland technical community. Through their generous donations of time, … Continue reading Help Save CubeSpace
As announced at tonight's meeting, WordCamp Portland 2009 will be held on September 19th and 20th at WebTrends. Keep an eye on the official WordCamp Portland website for more information as we put things together.
I started the Portland WordPress user group to provide a monthly forum for WordPress users in Portland, and the response has been amazing. Even though we're only a couple months into existence, a lot of people have come together around WordPress. Recently I've found my time and energies spread thin amongst various projects. In order … Continue reading Change in Leadership
Our February 12th meeting will feature Justin Kistner presenting Using WordPress MU for Communities. Justin writes: After years of managing stand alone blog installs, I've graduated to managing multiple blogs from a single install of WPMu. WPMu is the multi-user form of WordPress and it's great for managing a community. Beer and Blog is powered … Continue reading Using WordPress MU for Communities on February 12th
Tonight we held our first meeting. Attendance was around 40 people from a variety of backgrounds and skill levels that ranged from one attendee who doesn't yet have a blog but is interested all the way up through seasoned developers. Here's a summary of some decisions and directions that were discussed: Here we are. This … Continue reading Portland WordPress User Group: Beginnings