WordPress: More Than Blog Software

WordPress: More Than Blog Software

In the second recorded webinar from our five-part series about website strategy for nonprofits, Liam Dempsey shared insights and experience with WordPress as a content management system. WordPress: More Than Blog Software explores WordPress’ functionality and how it can be of great value to charities and nonprofits. Continue reading »

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Website Strategy: An Overview for Non-Profits

Website Strategy: An Overview for Nonprofits

Earlier this year, Liam Dempsey delivered a five-part webinar series about website strategy for nonprofits. Hosted by our friends and colleagues at Tech Impact, this in-depth series covers topics including WordPress as a full content management system, growing brand awareness with social media, and keeping websites safe and hack free. Continue reading »

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The CSE Institute Launches

Protecting Victims of Commercial Sexual Exploitation

We were delighted to attend the official launch of Villanova University School of Law’s new Institute to Address Commercial Sexual Exploitation last night. The formal affair was an opportunity to officially introduce the CSE Institute to the world and for the CSE Institute to thank its donors and supporters. Continue reading »

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Lauren presents at WordCamp Scranton

Lauren on WordPress.tv

After attending and presenting at her first WordCamp in Philly in June, Lauren Pittenger attended and delivered another talk at her second WordCamp in Scranton. In July, on the campus of Johnson College, Lauren gave a presentation entitled “Birthing a Child Theme.” Continue reading »

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WordCamp Scranton

Speaking at the First WordCamp Scranton

This past weekend, Scranton, Pennsylvania held its first ever WordCamp. Organized by Joe Casabona and Phil Erb, the WordPress-focused event was equal parts fun and educational. Given that we use WordPress as our sole platform for building websites, we are delighted when we can give back to the community that surrounds the open source software.  Continue reading »

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Lauren Pittenger speaking at WordCamp Philly 2015

WordCamp Philly 2015: Giving Back to the Community

We are delighted to report that, by all accounts, WordCamp Philly 2015 was a resounding success. The attendees, speakers, volunteers and sponsors all shared wonderful feedback about the quality, professionalism and friendly atmosphere of Philadelphia’s leading yearly WordPress conference. Continue reading »

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LBDesign Mobile-Friendly Search Result

Google’s New Mobile Friendly Preference

In an effort to make internet usage more pleasant for the mobile visitor, Google has begun rolling out a change to its mobile search rankings. This change, which came into effect on 21-April-2015, gives priority to those web pages which are considered mobile-friendly. Continue reading »

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Website strategy for Non-profits: a webinar

Website Strategy for Nonprofits: A Webinar Series with Tech Impact

Later this week, our own Liam Dempsey will be giving the second webinar in a five-part series entitled Effective Website Strategies for Non-Profits. The series is being offered and hosted by Tech Impact, a nationally-focused non-profit that delivers IT solutions and cloud services to charities and non-profits. Continue reading »

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Women in Tech Summit

Reflecting on Philly Women in Technology Summit

Now in its fourth year, the Philly Women in Technology Summit provided a powerful connection between supporting women who are currently working in technology and supporting adolescent girls who want to enter the industry. As the main fundraiser for TechGirlz, the summit raised $35,000 for this local non-profit dedicated to reducing the gender gap in technology jobs.

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Prestige Conference

Lauren’s Top Three Prestige Conference Takeaways

Last month I was fortunate to have the opportunity to attend Prestige Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. With a focus on business and career development, I heard presentations from some of the top leaders in the WordPress community such as Jake Goldman of 10Up, April Downing of WP Engine and Cory Miller of iThemes, among others. It was a lot of fun and definitely worth the trip across the country. Continue reading »

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