H.Sandra Chevalier-Batik

Places you can find H.Sandra

Sandra is a partner in Pleiades Publishing Services and Pleiades WebCenter. She is a WordPress Evangelist, Consultant and Trainer. She is co-organizer of the Austin WordPress MeetUp, and has served as a member of the organizing team for the WordCamp Austin 2010, WordUp Austin 2012, WordCamp Austin 2012, and is a lead trainer for the Hands-On WordPress classes. Sandra has earned a reputation for taking highly complex subjects and presenting them in easily understood modules. Her informal approach helps put class attendees at ease and ready to tackle unfamiliar material.

Posts by H.Sandra Chevalier-Batik

WooConf Debrief and a Member Discussion

For two days store owners and WordPress developers interested in growing their knowledge of WooCommerce gathered in Austin for workshops and networking. WooCommerce Ninjas shared tips and tricks with developers,and store owners had the opportunity to learn how to use the software to its full potential from eCommerce experts and other successful store owners. Joshua […]

Structuring and Developing a Winning Content Strategy

Many of our WordPress Beginners have asked for a dedicated session to address the best approach to developing a winning content strategy. Nick and Sandi Batik led this month’s discussion. They reviewed a few tools to help you get the most from your pages and posts. Nick demonstrated some navigation tips and an internal linking […]

Guide to Writing a Winning Proposal

An on-going discussion about starting and building a successful, freelance WordPress business… Last month we discussed finding clients for your Freelance business. At this month’s Deep Dive Discussion, Nick and Sandi Batik demonstrated tools and processes that help you write a winning proposal, even if you are an introvert. Right-brained or left brained, creative or […]

Finding Your Company’s Voice

The March WordPress Practitioner’s Meetup was the first in a series of “The Business of WordPress” topics our member’s have requested. Our WP Practitioners attendees are about evenly divided between business owners and mangers who use WordPress daily in their businesses, and WordPress Freelancers, Developers and Implementors who are building and maintaining WordPress sites for businesses. When the […]

The Introverted Freelancer’s Guide to Finding Clients

March 14, 2016 Deep Dive Discussion about starting and building a successful  freelance business… Last month we discussed the tools and processes that can help our members build an efficient, effective Freelance business. Several members contacted us and asked us to follow up that presentation with a straight forward conversation about how to find and […]

The WordPress Freelancer’s Tool Box

Austin WordPress Deep Dive Discussion Meetup  February 08, 2016 Sandi Batik and Nick Batik lead this month’s Austin WordPress Deep Dive Discussion focused on what it takes to build a successful freelance WordPress business. The WPATX organizers have had numerous requests to devote more meetups to the “Business” of WordPress.  If this discussion topic proves […]

WP Engine Sponsors the WP Boot Camp BBQ Lunch

Happy Joe is absolutely thrilled to announce that our lunches for WP BootCamp Austin will be catered by none other than POK-E-JOs Smokehouse. POK-E-JO’s will offer a Mesquite smoked barbecue buffet that will make your mouth water. In addition to the smoked Texas brisket and other carnivore treats, POK-E-JO’s also offers a tasty vegetarian option for those not inclined to enjoy ribs and brisket. Meat choices will be mesquite-smoked beef brisket, all beef sausage, lemon pepper glazed chicken, St. […]

2015 WP Kids Camp

This year Taylor Christensen will lead Austin’s third WP Kids Camp as part of our WP BootCamp Austin on October 17th. The day includes workshop-style classes, learning sessions and time to work on their new WordPress site. Please go to: http://wpbootcamp.com/austin/ to register for this event  AGES: WP Kids Camp is geared toward kids aged 12-17 DESCRIPTION: WP […]

2015 WP Boot Camp

You Are Invited to Attend The 2015 WP Boot Camp The 2015 WP Boot Camp will be held Oct 17th at the For The City Center, 500 E St Johns Ave, Austin, TX 78752. This facility has been designed to host events like ours. It features a state-of-the-art auditorium for our plenary sessions and comfortable, […]

Understanding Search Engine Optimization

From the time you start building your first WordPress site, beginners hear about the importance of “SEO” In the past two WP Beginners classes Rich Plakas has discussed how WordPress site design effect SEO, and how to track inbound traffic with Google Analytics. Based on your requests at last month’s class, Rich agreeded to discuss […]