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WordCamp Columbus 2011 – Fun and Learning at the Same Time

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WordCamp Columbus 2011 – Fun and Learning at the Same Time

This weekend, I (Syed Balkhi) attended WordCamp Columbus 2011. The event was two days long in which the first day was a workshop for small businesses, non-profits, and new bloggers whereas the second day was a traditional WordCamp style presentations. It was a lot of fun, and I got to hang out with some amazing folks. I also gave a total of four presentations: “Selecting the Perfect WordPress and Plugin”, “Monetizing Your WordPress Blog Beyond the Banner Ads”, Short talk about the Good, Bad, and Ugly of blogging on the first day. The second day, I gave a talk on “how to speed up WordPress”. Below are the slides:

I got to hang out with a lot of cool folks including @nacin @studionashvegas @creativebill @simpledream @brianlayman @angiemeeker @rdmeeker @kimparsell @jonathandavis @jeffr0 @ryanimel and more. I did take some pictures from the event. You can see them attached in the picture below:

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  1. studionashvegas says:

    Always a pleasure to see you – Looking forward to Fayetteville!

  2. CatherineM.OBrienSandrick says:

    I was only there for Saturday, but it was well worth the drive! Your talk alone gave me several ideas for new projects.

  3. rvoodoo says:

    This was my first WordCamp, and it was definitely a blast. It was great meeting you, I’m glad you posted your presentation, I missed a few that I wanted to see. It was hard choosing between several of the presentations! It’s pretty fun being able to put faces with some names in the WP community!

  4. SeanVosler says:

    Sweet man! thanks for posting the slides… Was awesome to meet ya man! keep up the ballin work

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