Emerging from the Long Silence with Upcoming Appearances!

It’s been a busy few months since WordCamp NYC. One of the funny things about working on websites for other people is that your own site tends to fall by the wayside.  So I thought I’d post an update on my conference schedule.  I can’t say I’ve ever had a conference schedule before. I sort of like it. I might even consider making it a semi-regular sort of thing.

First,  I’m going to be in Boston this weekend for the first ever WordCamp Boston!  I’ll be speaking on the Parent/Child theme structure.  It will be a great conference and I’m really looking forward to networking and all the great stuff that the event planning group has put together!

On January 28th the first Hudson Valley WordPress Meetup will convene.  This will be an informal meeting to establish the group and get to know each other.

My next trip will be down to Nashville to attend and lead 2 workshops at the Blissdom Conference.  I’ll be meeting so many people I’ve had the opportunity to work with over the last year and change, It’s very exciting!

Last, but not least,  I’ll be speaking in the WordPress track at the CMS Expo in Chicago from May 3rd-5th.  I’m honored to be asked to present and I’m looking forward to the chance to help spread the wonderful world of WordPress to a group that does not already use it.  The fact that WordPress is being brought into Content Management circles more and more shows that the platform has matured beyond blogging. Something I’ve seen since I first started working with the system nearly 4 years ago.

That covers my planned schedule for the immediate future. It’s subject to change and expansion ;-)

Back from Hiatus

Back from HiatusIt probably seems as if I’ve dropped off the face of the blogosphere. And I did for awhile.  The last few months, however, I have spent doing some pretty extensive behind the scenes WordPress related work.  Most notably I am the Technical Manager of the Online Magazine Blissfully Domestic.

After attending the recent WordCamp in NYC I decided that it’s high time I get back on track with my blogging, if for no other reason than to be sure that I can relate to both the technical side and the writing side of blogging. When you spend most of your time in the underbelly of WordPress it’s a bit easy to lose track of the real point of the whole thing…contributing to the conversation!

As I get back into the swing of things you can expect to see some basic, simple tips that will help you to keep your WordPress site, large or small, fresh and functional!  I also plan to begin offering my services as a blog developer in a more official capcity.