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Organizing A WordCamp Part 1

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April 3rd, 2008
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WordCamps are awesome events that take up an extraordinary amount of time and effort to put together. I was lucky enough to be able to attend the recent WordCamp Dallas and I must admit, Charles Stricklin along with John Pozadzides did one heck of a job putting on a great conference. I thought it went over rather well and I have yet to hear anyone complain about any aspect of the event. As promised, Charles has published the first in a series of articles which will cover in detail what it took in order to turn WordCamp Dallas from an idea, into a reality. The first article contains information related to the very beginnings of a WordCamp event. This is the brainstorming session. The first three steps you should consider before going any further include: Gauge interest. Determine the overall structure of your WordCamp. Pick a weekend, and maybe even […]

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Possibility Of A WordCamp UK

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March 21st, 2008
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Tony Scott has published an entry on his blog entitled WordCamp UK proposal. Inspired by WordCamp Dallas, Tony is looking at quite possibly holding the first ever WordCamp within the UK. His blog post will serve as a gauge of interest. So far, the topics of discussion regarding this event center around: Format: A little more structured, such as WordCamp Dallas 2008, or more BarCamp, as WordCamp Hamburg? Size: Number of attendees? Location: London or other city? Take into account travelling and accommodation. Sponsorship: Would be good to subsidize the event! If you would like to participate in or help organize the event, be sure to stop by Tony’s blog and leave a comment.

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What Is WordCamp?

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January 29th, 2008
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WordCamp is a conference type of event that focuses squarely on everything WordPress. Everyone from casual end users all the way up to core developers show up to these events. These events are usually highlighted by speeches or keynotes by various people. For example, WordCamp Dallas will feature the following speakers Matt Mullenweg on WordPress 2.5 and Beyond 45 Ways To Power Up Your Blog by John Pozadzides How to prevent, detect and stop content theft by Jonathan Bailey Cali Lewis and Neal Campbell C’mon, Let’s Talk! Building influence and interaction with blogging by Liz Strauss WordPress Power Tips by Lorelle Van Fossen SEO For Bloggers by Chris Smith Aaron Brazell A panel of people to discuss the business of blogging: Mark Ghosh, Liz Strauss, and Aaron Brazell Testing With WordPress by Jacob Santos WordCamp is a spin off from the popular BarCamp which was a spin off of FooCamp. […]

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WordCamp Dallas

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January 22nd, 2008
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As January inches to a close, WordCamp Dallas is approaching from right around the corner. WordCamp Dallas is managed by Charles Stricklin who is known as being the host of the popular podcast, (The WordPress Podcast). The event will begin on Saturday, March 29th, 2008 from 9:30 AM-5:00 PM and on Sunday, March 30th, 2008 from 9:30 AM-4:00PM. WordCamp Dallas will be held at the Frisco City Hall which is located at 6101 Frisco Square Blvd Frisco, Texas 75034. At the time of this writing, there were 261 tickets remaining. Each ticket costs $20.00 and nets you the following: coffee and munchies both mornings lunch both days t-shirts to take home (or to wear one or both days!) So far, the list of confirmed speakers are as follows: Matt Mullenweg Cali Lewis and Neal Campbell Alexander Muse Aaron Brazell Lorelle VanFossen Mark Ghosh John Pozadzides Thats right folks, your very […]

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