Business Development

Drupal Camp Asheville 2022 - IN PERSON - July 8th-10th

Internal workflow, Marketing, Sales, SEO

Freelance: Money grows on trees but the branches are very high!

Doug Vann & Chris McGrath
of
Drupal Contractors by Esteemed

Doug Vann is a renowned Drupal trainer, architect, and developer who's spent the past 13 years passionate about the Drupal community and helping others in it.

Is there REALLY money sitting out there just waiting for you to put on your Freelance hat and go get it? Absolutely! Let's talk about different ways to get to it and how to not lose your shirt or sanity along the way! Topics will include: Banking, Accounting, Taxes, Filing a Biz name, Invoicing, Time Tracking, and Getting Gigs!

Working Effectively in a Distributed Team

Thomas Lattimore
of
Platform.sh

Thomas Lattimore is a Product Engineer at Platform.sh. He spend his days drinking fussy coffee while writing JavaScript with clacky keyboard.

A growing number agencies and development teams today work remotely or at least co-located. In fact, the Drupal Project itself is almost entirely developed by individuals in different locations. 

Pivoting in a Project: Strategies for adjusting to scope changes

Brian Manning and Kelly Dassing
of
Mediacurrent

As a Project Manager, Strategist, Developer, Designer, or Stakeholder, we are all part of the puzzle—and it's crucial to keep sight of the big picture—even when we’re required to pivot from the original plan. Pivots come in a variety of shapes and sizes. They can be a minor change that’s quickly integrated into scope, or a major departure that alters the entire course of the project.

How to Find and Retain Drupal Talent

James Sansbury
of
Lullabot

If your business runs on Drupal in some capacity, you understand the need for having great software teams to keep everything running smoothly. Finding developers, themers, project managers, designers, and the like that have great Drupal experience and mesh well with your broader team is essential. Creating an environment that keeps them around can be just as important.

9 Essentials of Web Marketing Success

Tom Sliker
of
Broadstreet Consulting, LLC

Once you have your Website online, how do you get FOUND on the Internet? How does Google Work? How do I use the Web to acquire new customers?

Long-time Drupalist and Digital Media Consultant Tom Sliker reveals the methods his clients have used to expand their businesses, growing sales and reaching new customers. Learn how a business can dominate a local market's search results.

Creating an online business workflow with no custom code

Jon Firebaugh
of
Innovateast

What started out as a simple brochure website has become a file repository with workflow automation replacing MS Word documents, that were tedious to fill out. The entire site is built from contrib with no custom code!

Drupal has been promoted as being modular like a set of legos and this session demonstrates the capabilities that Drupal offers to non-developer site builders.

The Content Development Bottleneck: Don’t Let Content Slow Down Your Development Projects

Justin Belleme
of
JB Media Group

Website development companies have long struggled with the challenge of getting website content from clients in a timely manner. This causes a variety of problems for web development and programming companies including mismatched expectations, extended project timelines, excessive client communication, delayed project payment timelines, and in some cases unhappy clients.