Seven Habits of Hiring

For this session, we’re diving deep into building a flourishing WordPress business. The topics here aren’t strictly specific to WordPress, but sage wisdom from a brilliant community member who has found incredible success thanks, in part, to WordPress.

With the experience that can only come from starting and running five start-ups, Chris Lema is going to tackle the challenges of growth, particularly when it comes to growing the internal team. Whether you’re a solopreneur looking to hire #2, or a small team of engineers looking to hire your first marketing person, his tips, strategies, and lessons learned (mistakes) will help.

Join Chris Lema for a deep and informative look at how to build your business around WordPress. Learn how to take the plunge, start your startup, and grow it into a healthy team. Listen as he shares his experiences building successful (profitable and effective) WordPress businesses.

Topics Covered:

  • Creating your first Startup
  • Making your first hire
  • Growing your team from 1 to 2, to 3, to 5, to 10, to 20…
  • Learning from mistakes
  • Empowering your team
  • Narrowing your focus
  • Cultivating good clients and customers
  • Selling WordPress Products
  • Supporting a growing and demanding customer base
  • Pricing your products and services
  • Plus a panel discussion with all 3 presenters!