This month, Aaron Hockley will present an introduction to making money with your blog. Perhaps you would like some additional income from your blog but you don't know where to start. Perhaps you tried using AdSense but were disappointed to see earnings of a couple dollars per month. We'll look at some prerequisites to monetization, options for making money (including advertising, … Continue reading January 20: Making Money With Your Blog, with Aaron Hockley
OH, NO! I just heard from Greg today; he has to go out of town due to a family situation, and won't be able to make it. Hopefully we can schedule him for another time, but meanwhile, we'll be filling in with LIGHTNING TALKS! Basically, this means anyone who would like to participate can come … Continue reading December 16: Greg Taylor on Marketing Content – UPDATED
Thank you so much to Nedra Rezinas for speaking at our November meeting! She gave an informative talk on the various e-commerce plugins and systems available for use with WordPress. As promised, her slides have been posted online at SlideShare. The power of_wordpress_e_commerce_plugins View more presentations from Nedra Rezinas.
Yes, we've finally had to move on from Webtrends. We really appreciate Webtrends (especially the staff members who stayed for the meetings) for hosting us, but they are no longer able to do so. So instead, we've moved on to Nedspace Downtown, courtesy of Karen Groves of Groves Design, who is a member of NedSpace … Continue reading NEW MEETING PLACE for December and Onward
Several people have mentioned an interest in learning more about e-commerce solutions for WordPress, so I've invited Nedra Rezinas of Blue Deer Designs to give us an overview of some of the different solutions available! Nedra has a background in web design, project management, e-commerce and green web hosting, and does consulting work on e-commerce … Continue reading November 18: E-commerce Solutions
Yes, there is a meeting this Thursday, October 21, 6:00 p.m. at Webtrends. Hope to see you there!
Join us Thursday, August 19, 6:00 p.m. at Webtrends! Portland WordPress User Group and WordCamp Portland are actually two separate entities, but we do encourage anyone and everyone to attend WordCamp Portland (September 18-19) if you can! At this meeting, we'll take a look at what to expect at WordCamp Portland this year. By the … Continue reading August 19: WordCamp Info and More
We'll be having our regular Portland meeting on August 19, but meanwhile, I wanted to let you know that Callie Carroll is hosting an informal WordPress meetup/unconference in Hood River this Sunday, August 1! Here's the information from her email to our Google Group (I didn't post her phone #/email, but you can contact her … Continue reading Hood River WordPress Meetup
I'm emerging from our family-wide summer break to remind you about our next meeting, and I can't even remember what the date is! But the calendar says that this Thursday is July 15, and that it is indeed the third Thursday in July. Let's talk content, shall we? We talked about SEO a little bit … Continue reading July…what day is it?
Are you familiar with all of the tools built into WordPress? Know how to add a sidebar widget, create a poll, manage categories, and install plugins? Or maybe you want to add a Paypal button to your site, or a user ratings system? My bugaboo is Facebook integration. I tried to install a plugin, but … Continue reading June 17: Blogging Tools