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Bonjour WordCamp Europe, je m’appelle Rhys

I’ve not done one of these for a while, so hello WordCamp Europe, I’m Rhys! I’m returning to the country that gave me a lifetime of memories last summer though this for my first non-UK WordCamp in a few years. I’m looking forward to go back :). From looking at the schedule and the tribe meetups,…

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State of the Winwar in 2016

So this year has been a remarkably same old, but brand new. In my round up for 2015 my goal was to Diversify…yet focus. I’d implemented 2 week sprints midway through 2015, and also reduce the amount of sites I looked at in the year. Nevertheless it’s been a great year for Winwar Media, as…

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WP Taxi Me – Black Friday Deals

So it’s that time of year again, time to announce our Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sales for this year! As regular readers will know WP Taxi Me allows users to integrate the use of the Uber Taxi service directly onto their WordPress website. Due to its success and popularity since launch we have decided to give you…

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Hello WordCamp London, I’m Rhys

This is my last blog post for a while, so I’d thought I’d end it with a blog post to say that I’m looking forward to WordCamp London in a couple of weeks! This is my first WordCamp of the year, and one I am speaking at! I’m speaking on “Top Tools for WordPress SEO (To…

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MancSAS February 2016 Meetup – Top Takeaways

(Header Photo Credit – https://twitter.com/I_COM/status/697507967441235969/photo/1) Last week was the reboot of the MancSAS meetup that took place in I-COM’s offices on the 10th February. This meetup was the first in a new format, in that it had a larger collection of talks and lightning talks as well to get a broad range of speakers from…

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Speaking at WordCamp London – 8th-10th April 2016

I’m delighted to announce that I’m speaking at WordCamp London, happening the weekend of 8th and 10th April, 2016. The talk I’m giving is my “Top Tools to Use for WordPress SEO (to use as well as Yoast’s Stuff)” talk, though this is a full session, rather than a lightning talk. In this talk I’ll…

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Speaking at MancSAS, 10th February

Before I worked in WordPress development, I worked in SEO. One event that I owe a lot to is MancSAS (formally MancSEO), which was an monthly industry meetup back in the day that saw me network with the right people and ended up finding my first SEO job as well as my first job in…

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Alternatives to Mailchimp’s Social WordPress Plugin

I was browsing Facebook when I couldn’t sleep a few days ago, when I saw a sponsored ad from a company I follow – Mailchimp – announcing they are closing the Social plugin. This disappointed me, as I use Social (on my personal blog, as well as Wrestling Betting), so I’m gutted it’s being discontinued.…

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State of The Winwar – A Year In Review

So as alluded to in the previous post, 2015 has been an interesting year for me personally, and professionally there’s been a lot of changes as well, most of which has been good. This post will hopefully be a bunch of thoughts on the year. Scrum Down Right. I’ve no idea if this is Scrum…

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WordCamp Edinburgh – Roundup

Over the weekend just gone I was up in Scotland to attend WordCamp Edinburgh 2015. This is the first WordCamp I attended in Scotland so I was keen to meet the community up there, and of course to visit one of my favourite cities. The conference was in Skyscanner’s office slap bang in the city…

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