14 things I learned about Matt Mullenweg and WordPress at WordCampRDU

Photo via WordCampRDU

This past Saturday, I had a chance to participate in WordCampRDU. Matt Mullenweg (Ma.tt), the co-founder of WordPress and AutoMattic, was the keynote speaker at the event. After WordCampRDU several of us had a chance to spend some time with him over burgers and bbq downtown Raleigh. Matt had my full attention, as I always try to learn as much as I can from successful individuals, especially those in the online/technology world. Here are 14 things I learned about WordPress and Matt. Some were new features of WordPress, while others were reminders about existing features [...]

WordPress & Twitter: It takes 2 to make a blog go right at #WordCampRDU

Yesterday, I had the opportunity of speaking at WordCamp RDU about Twitter and Wordpress. WordCamp events are focused on the WordPress platform and the first WordCamp was held three years ago in San Francisco. Fast forward three years later in Durham North Carolina, I was excited about seeing NC host a WordCamp and the opportunity to meet Matt Mullenweg @PhotoMatt founder of WordPress. WordCampRDU was organized by Daniel Baldwin (@ldbaldwin) and was held at the School of Education on the campus of North Carolina Central.

This was my second time speaking at a WordCamp event, my first was [...]