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A free monthly WordPress meetup for developers, designers, bloggers and WordPress enthusiasts organised by Kimb Jones & supported by Make Do.

Next meetup is Tuesday February 10th at Harrisons 1854 in the Center of Sheffield.

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February 2015: Freelance & Business

Freelancing with WordPress - Delivering to the Client

Jesse Cohen: WordPress Developer

Practical tips and advice for anyone who works with WordPress in a freelance development or design capacity.

What story is your portfolio telling?

Jane Falconer-White: Human Made Ltd

Once a job is done, all too often it’s onto the next piece of work with just a few cursory screenshots added to your own portfolio as a reminder. You are throwing away a great opportunity. In this talk I will highlight the importance of having a good portfolio of work, both for credibility and as a tool to get more of the work you want in future.

Meetup Structure & Topics

Talks & Presentations

Sessions from industry professionals on WP-related topics.

Show & Tells

Participants are encouraged to show off their projects.

Friendly Chat & Banter

Q&As discussions, rants, problem solving and general chatter.

Hosted in the heart of Sheffield

Harrisons 1854

Our venue for large meetups is Harrisons which is in the city center, just off Glossop Road and a few steps from West Street.

The venue has plenty of room, a projector and a bar.

Get directions to Harrisons

Rultand Arms

Mid-sized meetups happen upstairs at the Rutland Arms which is just up the street from the Showroom.

Here we have a smaller space with a large TV screen and a bar downstairs.

Get directions to the Rutland Arms

Sheffield Tap

Our more casual & unorganized meetups happen at the Sheffield Tap and is part of Sheffield Train Station.

It's a great modern real ale bar and we pre-book a few tables for chat & banter.

Get directions to the Sheffield Tap

Who runs this?

The meetup is chaired & organised by Kimb Jones the Creative Managing Director of local-WordPress agency Make Do. Kimb is a designer, developer and certified UK-WordPress rockstar (he wrote this himself).

You can follow Kimb on twitter for announcements of upcoming events and other general WordPress goings on or sign up to his mailing list.

Other regular attendees include Matt Watson, Ian Parr, Tim Nash (who organises WordPress Leeds), Simon Dunton and the Human Made team.

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