Author Archives: Andy McIlwain

About Andy McIlwain

Andy is a front-end dev and community guy (GoDaddy, Toronto's WordPress meetups, and WordCamp). Find him on Twitter and his personal blog.

WordCamp Toronto 2011 Feedback

We’ve compiled all the feedback for WordCamp Toronto 2011 into a single document. You can view the published summary on Google Docs, or check out the embed below. Thanks to everyone that took the time to fill in the feedback … Continue reading WordCamp Toronto 2011 Feedback

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Thank you, everyone!

To our attendees, our speakers, and our sponsors – thank you for making WordCamp Toronto 2011 such an amazing success! We wouldn’t have been able to do this without your support and participation. There were some bumps along the way, … Continue reading Thank you, everyone!

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Feedback Surveys

Hi there, WordCampers! Our feedback surveys for WordCamp Toronto 2011 are now available: WordCamp Toronto 2011 Speaker Feedback Form WordCamp Toronto 2011 General Feedback Form (Update) Here are a few observations we’ve made so far:

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WordCamp Toronto 2011 Conference App

You can access the WordCamp Toronto conference app on your phone via! Thanks to Top Quark for putting this together for us.

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Featured Speaker: Rick Radko

Rick Radko is the founder of R-Cubed Design Forge, where he develops and designs custom web sites and applications using open source software. Rick began building web sites and applications in 1996, using HTML and Perl.  Since then, he has worked … Continue reading Featured Speaker: Rick Radko

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Sponsor Spotlight: Top Quark

Top Quark is a professional WordPress development shop specializing in plugins for conferences, festivals and events.  Their flagship product is The Conference App which builds a native-feeling web app outlining a conference’s schedule and speakers – all from right within … Continue reading Sponsor Spotlight: Top Quark

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Featured Speaker: Chip Bennett

Chip has been using WordPress since 2005, and has been a hobbyist web developer since the mid-90s. He has developed WordPress themes and plugins, and is a minor contributor to WordPress core. He is a member and administrator of the WordPress Theme Review … Continue reading Featured Speaker: Chip Bennett

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Featured Speaker: Dan Imbrogno

Dan is the lead developer at Blogging Squared, a small web design shop that specializing in helping businesses turbo charge their WordPress web sites. Over the last four years, Dan has gained experience in building powerful web applications using the WordPress … Continue reading Featured Speaker: Dan Imbrogno

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Featured Speaker: Linda Dessau

Linda Dessau is the author of Write Your Way to More Clients Online and the founder of  She has been writing for the web since 2003 and has attracted nearly 100% of her clientele through blogging, newsletters and social media. … Continue reading Featured Speaker: Linda Dessau

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Featured Speaker: Kathryn Presner

Kathryn Presner of Zoonini Web Services takes a holistic approach to web design and development, building unique sites that work well, look great, and are easily found in search-engine results by the target market.  She is passionate about helping people avoid common … Continue reading Featured Speaker: Kathryn Presner

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