Did you ever feel that attending a downtown event was too much of a travel commitment because you live in North Toronto or Vaughan? Are you interested in an event during business hours rather than after hours?

Well this is the WordPress meetup for you!

In order to defray the meeting costs we ask for a $5 donation to each event. This money will be used to pay for meeting space rental and/or refreshments at each event.

Please donate $5 via PayPal.

Agenda:

  • Introductions (max 30 min)

Take 2-3 minutes to explain who you are, what you do and where you may need help.

  • Content Marketing Works (30 min)

For small businesses, investing in content marketing is a judgement call. When Alex launched NewPath Consulting in 2010, we made a call to invest in ads to build awareness. This is sometimes called the “spray and pray” approach, where you’re trying to spray your message to as many people as possible, while you pray that some of them may eventually turn into customers. There’s an alternative: content marketing.

  • Business Discussion: Lynda.com WordPress Course Walkthrough (60 min)

We will select a lesson from Lynda.com and do a live walk through of the lesson, trying the exercises along and discussing lessons learned.

Here’s a list of available WordPress sessions. Please comment below with the one you want us to walk through.

Overview of WP Toronto

WordPress Toronto – North Edition is just one group within the WPTO community. WPTO currently has five events each month.

Presentations

  • WP-TODoers – Conrad Hall (2nd Wednesday)
  • WP-TO North Edition – Alex Sirota (3rd Monday)
  • WP-TO Tips & Demos – Jacques Surveyor (3rd week – day varies)
  • WP-TODoers –Conrad Hall (4th Wednesday – Jan to Jun) Speaker Training (6 sessions only) in partnership with Toastmasters

Workshops

Workshops are open opportunities to bring your laptop and questions.

  • WP-TO East – Brent Kobayashi & Andy McIlwain (2nd Saturday)
  • WP-TODoers – Conrad Hall (3rd Saturday)
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