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2. How WordPress let me quit the rat race. WordCamp Toronto 2013 #wcto2013 / @wcyyz @thisismyurl Tuesday, 8 October, 13 3. Who am I? @thisismyurl Tuesday, 8 October, 13 4. Who am I? started my career as a lm stripper; became a graphic designer, and art director; worked for ad agencies, papers & magazines; started developing with WordPress in 2008; @thisismyurl continue to learn from the community daily; Tuesday, 8 October, 13 5. How to make a living with WordPress @thisismyurl Tuesday, 8 October, 13 6. WordPress is awesome. @thisismyurl Tuesday, 8 October, 13 7. @thisismyurl Tuesday, 8 October, 13 8. @thisismyurl WordPress to power your website. Tuesday, 8 October, 13 9. @thisismyurl Tuesday, 8 October, 13 10. @thisismyurl Tuesday, 8 October, 13 11. @thisismyurl Tuesday, 8 October, 13 12. @thisismyurl Tuesday, 8 October, 13 13. @thisismyurl Tuesday, 8 October, 13 14. @thisismyurl WP Engine or Bluehost to host your website. Tuesday, 8 October, 13 15. @thisismyurl Tuesday, 8 October, 13 16. @thisismyurl ManageWP to manage your website. Tuesday, 8 October, 13 17. Free is not a business model. @thisismyurl Tuesday, 8 October, 13 18. WordPress for consultants. @thisismyurl Tuesday, 8 October, 13 19. @thisismyurl 60 million installations. Tuesday, 8 October, 13 20. @thisismyurl 60 million installations. 51 million do not run 3.6 Tuesday, 8 October, 13 21. @thisismyurl 85% of you see PacMan. Tuesday, 8 October, 13 22. @thisismyurl 85% of you see PacMan. I see $2,550,000,000. Tuesday, 8 October, 13 23. Making a living WordPress. @thisismyurl Tuesday, 8 October, 13 24. Making a living WordPress. 51,000,000 websites are security risks; $50 per website to update and x this; $2.55 billion (with a b) in market potential; updating takes ~15 minutes per site; @thisismyurl representing a $390,000/yr income potential; Tuesday, 8 October, 13 25. WordPress for bloggers. @thisismyurl Tuesday, 8 October, 13 26. @thisismyurl Tuesday, 8 October, 13 27. @thisismyurl teach yourself HTML; teach yourself CSS; teach yourself JS; teach yourself PHP; Tuesday, 8 October, 13 28. @thisismyurl WordPress for bloggers. Tuesday, 8 October, 13 29. @thisismyurl reach out and meet other bloggers; comment on blogs, contribute to stories; participate in forums, help other users; help people learn from you; WordPress for bloggers. Tuesday, 8 October, 13 30. @thisismyurl WordPress for bloggers. Tuesday, 8 October, 13 31. @thisismyurl blog regularly (daily or weekly); own a network, regardless of which one; promote others, socially and in posts; improve your content everyday; WordPress for bloggers. learn to deep link, and do it regularly; Tuesday, 8 October, 13 32. @thisismyurl WordPress for bloggers. Tuesday, 8 October, 13 33. @thisismyurl search engine optimization matters; use Editow to enforce best practices; feel free to ignore After the Deadline; dont focus on your ads; WordPress for bloggers. dont focus on your theme; Tuesday, 8 October, 13 34. WordPress for sellers. @thisismyurl Tuesday, 8 October, 13 35. @thisismyurl Tuesday, 8 October, 13 36. @thisismyurl seamless theme integration; download digital content; manage plugin / theme licensing; track downloads; Tuesday, 8 October, 13 37. @thisismyurl Tuesday, 8 October, 13 38. @thisismyurl sell online; easy integration with payment gateways; shipping calculators, and gateways; sell physical goods; Tuesday, 8 October, 13 39. @thisismyurl Tuesday, 8 October, 13 40. @thisismyurl support and community forums; membership pages and business directory; niche social network for a product; member focused community; Tuesday, 8 October, 13 41. Pray for help and swim for shore. @thisismyurl Tuesday, 8 October, 13 42. @thisismyurl Ask for help. Tuesday, 8 October, 13 43. @thisismyurl WordPress.org community forums; follow experts on Twitter; participate in forums, help other users; become active in the support forums; Ask for help. Tuesday, 8 October, 13 44. @thisismyurl Offer help. Tuesday, 8 October, 13 45. @thisismyurl write plugins and themes; contribute to other peoples contributions; contribute to the Codex; contribute to Core; Offer help. Tuesday, 8 October, 13 46. @thisismyurl Tuesday, 8 October, 13