Meet our next speaker for WordCamp Kochi 2017, Nagesh Pai.
A Happiness Engineer at Automattic, Nagesh started his WordPress journey as a freelancer, by building, and tinkering with WordPress websites between 2012 and 2016.
Nagesh comes with a rather diverse career track-record. With a strong background in Banking & Finance, Nagesh has worked in the roles of Digital Marketing at Technology, as well as in Media houses. He has also served as a Media Planner in quite-a-few agencies. The interesting part about his story is that, despite his diverse background, Nagesh’s WordPress journey kickstarted from a unique vertical: by setting up and running a community website that he built, without having any prior knowledge of programming. – RadioIdli.net. He started it on blogger, and, migrated it to self-hosted WordPress. This journey, introduced him to a career in digital marketing, helped him learn to create beautiful websites, and eventually led him to Automattic!
Nagesh will be speaking at WordCamp Kochi on the topic – Build your own Medium using WordPress.com
In today’s fast-paced world, it is essential for every individual, or institution, to ‘own’ their place in the World Wide Web, through a custom website in their own name. Whether one is a journalist or a teacher, an artist or an observer, having an own medium of communication with the world – through a website is exciting, to say the least. Through his talk, Nagesh will guide the audience on how to create a website through WordPress.com . Platforms like WordPress.com extend the functionality of the open-source WordPress software, and make it significantly-easy for anyone to create their own website, and to gain popularity, with quality content, and by sharing unique ideas.
Nagesh feels that a medium to express one’s own ideas through a unique website will be very relevant for the audience of WordCamp Kochi – considering the fact that Kochi (located in Kerala), known for its progressive socio-economic and cultural indicators, as well as its argumentative and democratic culture. Intended for all audiences, Nagesh will explain the ease, and convenience of making one’s own website, through his talk, by drawing references from how he made his own community website, with zero starting investment as programming knowledge. He will also share some quick tips and tricks on how one can create their own medium of communication on WordPress.com, and then popularize it towards making it a well-read destination.
Wanna learn more on how to blog, and set up your own WordPress website? Come, grab a ticket for WordCamp Kochi at the earliest!