Speaker Spotlight: Going from Zero to WordPress with Kronda Adair

WordPress is a great platform, but for non-technical users the array of choices, themes, plugins, and steps to get up and running can be overwhelming. Get a step by step guide to getting up and running with your self hosted WordPress site in a way that will set you up to grow with your business in this discussion led by Kronda Adair.

Kronda will teach the framework she’s developed over the last several years to make it easier for small business owners to be empowered to manage their WP sites, and help non-technical business owners navigate the sea of choices to create their own stable, scalable WordPress site. Don’t miss this discussion at 10:40 AM in the Asteroid Field.

Kronda Adair is the founder of Karvel Digital, a WordPress consultancy and development business. In addition to developing websites, Kronda gives business owners the training they need to own and manage their digital presence.

She is a regular speaker at WordPress meetups and Wordcamps and has been invited to speak at Ada Developer Academy, Beyond the Code, Open Source Bridge, Lesbians Who Tech Summit, and others. She has given talks on WordPress deployment processes, successful site planning, starting your own business, and more.

She also writes and speaks about issues of diversity (or lack thereof) in the tech industry. She has been interviewed by sites such as Revision Path and Less Than or Equal. You can read her personal blog at kronda.com or sign up for her weekly newsletter at tinyletter.com/kronda

Her latest project is Websites That Work, an online course to give small business owners the training and tools to create successful websites that help grow their business.

When she’s not working, she can be found enjoying time at home with her wife and two cats, reading dead-tree books, riding one of her five bikes, or enjoying the postcard vistas of the state of Oregon.