WordPress and Opportunities for Students

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+ Amazing Trend
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Saigon, June 21, 2014
Event: Techcamp Saigon Uni
Event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/394645184010090/

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WordPress and Opportunities for Students

  1. 1. WordPress & Opportunities for Students At Techcamp Saigon Uni 2014
  2. 2. About me and the company Dat Hoang ● Community & Support of OnTheGoSystems ● Marketing Online OnTheGoSystems ● WPML ● Toolset plugins ● ICanLocalize
  3. 3. Agenda ● Amazing Trend ● Opportunities ● Where to start
  4. 4. WordPress.com stats In 1 month: ● 409 million people view 14.4 billion pages ● 40.5 million new posts ● 50.3 million new comments Source: http://wordpress.com
  5. 5. Big brands using WordPress Using both + WordPress.com (VIP) + WordPress.org (open source) Source: http://wordpress.org
  6. 6. Big brands using WordPress ● CNN ● New York Times ● Harvard Business Review ● Samsung ● Wall Street Journal ● Forbes ● Ebay blog ● TechCrunch
  7. 7. Market share Grey: all sites Green: CMS ● CMS: over 60% is WordPress. Far behind: Joomla 8.8%, Drupal 5.4%... ● 5 new sites are created over the world, 1 site is WordPress. Source: http://w3techs.com/technologies/overview/content_management/all
  8. 8. How users make the trend Source: Google Trend
  9. 9. What creates the trend ● Easy to learn ● Easy to use ● Easy to manage ● Easy to do SEO
  10. 10. Opportunities ● Jobs ● Freelancers/Startup/Self-employed ● Work remotely
  11. 11. Opportunities: Jobs
  12. 12. Opportunities: Jobs
  13. 13. Freelancers/Startup/Self-employed ● ThemeForest: designers + coders ● Freelance sites: ○ oDesk.com ○ freelancer.com ● Bloggers: thachpham.com
  14. 14. Work remotely ● Saving Traffic Time ● Work Anywhere in the World ● Requirements: ○ Smart brain and fingers ○ Internet
  15. 15. Work remotely: an example ● 45 members - over 20 countries - 4 continents ● company conference: once a year ● always moving ● we are hiring
  16. 16. Where to start ● IT background ● Soft skills: communication, teamwork... ● English ● WordPress Codex ● Community ○ FB group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/wordpressviet/ ○ Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/Saigon-WordPress/ ○ Website: ThachPham, Izwebz
  17. 17. Big Thanks! Dat Hoang Community & Support Vietnam E: dat.h@icanlocalize.com W: wpml.org | wp-types.com | icanlocalize.com At Techcamp Saigon Uni Saigon, June 21, 2014

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