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  • 1. Runnin with
    Plugins
  • 2. Chris Lema, VP of Software Engineering, Emphasys Software
    Boy Doesn’t Know Girl. Wants to know Internet.
    I think this “internet thing” could get really big and cool.
    Plus, I’m a geek.
    Berkeley
  • 3. Chris Lema, VP of Software Engineering, Emphasys Software
    Boy Doesn’t Know Girl. Starts, Runs, Sells Startups.
    • Web Based
    • 4. Platforms
    • 5. Software as a Service
    • 6. Various Industries
    5 Startups
  • 7. Chris Lema, VP of Software Engineering, Emphasys Software
    Boy Meets Girl. Declares “I’m a start up guy!”
    She Smiles.Knowingly.
    He’s clueless.
    Married: 2004
  • 8. Chris Lema, VP of Software Engineering, Emphasys Software
    Girl says, “No more startups.”
    Boy starts driving minivan.
    Starts working at Emphasys Software
    Coaches CEOs & Entrepreneurs
    Lives vicariously through them
    6 years using WordPress to help others.
  • 9. The Single
    Biggest
    LIE
    You’ll Hear.
  • 10. “You should limit
    the number of plugins
    on your WordPress site
    if you want good
    performance.”
    << as if plugins were bad >>
  • 11. What we know is true…
    Having multiple plugins that do the same thing wastes resources.
    Having a plugin do what WordPress already does wastes resources.
    Having an active plugin that you’re not using wastes resources.
  • 12. The Second
    Biggest
    LIE
    You Can Believe
  • 13. All plugins are great.
  • 14. Four Plugin Selection Strategies
  • 15. The four strategies are…
    Trusted Peers
    Trusted Recommendation
    Trusted Author/Vendor
    Trusted Marketplace
  • 16. Peer Review & the Art of
    Plugin Selection
  • 17. Trusted Recommendations for
    Plugin Selection
  • 18. Trusted Authors as a strategy for
    Plugin Selection
  • 19. Trusted Marketplaces can help in
    Plugin Selection
    Normally $420
    Now $80
    http://appsumo.com/~m_2g
  • 20. If you only spend $40 on your site, spend it on Gravity Forms…
  • 21. Contact Forms in 60 seconds
  • 22. Registration Forms
  • 23. Mailing List Sign Up Forms
  • 24. Post Creation Forms
  • 25. Event Registration Forms
  • 26. Registration Emails
  • 27. Questions?
  • 28. Chris Lema
    http://www.slideshare.net/cflema/wordpress-plugins
    cflema@gmail.com
    http://chrislema.com
    http://www.facebook.com/chrislema
    http://twitter.com/chrislema
  • 29. I’m now runnin with plugins! thanks @chrislemahttp://slidesha.re/lema-launch