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WordCamp India Happening At Adobe India Noida

Finally after all the hard work of organisers from Delhi Bloggers Bloc and Blog Design, WordCamp is happening in India and venue is finalised to be Adobe India Office at Noida on 21st, 22nd Feb 2009.

What is WordCamp?

For those who don’t know about WordCamp, WordCamp is an event that was inspired by BarCamp and the idea is to have a get together of people who are interested in WordPress.

So, if you are using wordpress, then this would be a cool event to attend as you will get to learn more about wordpress from some amazing sessions scheduled for the event.

These are some sessions lined up for WordCamp India

  • Keynote :  by Surprise guest – one of the top 100 influential bloggers by CNET 🙂
  • How to get started after installing WordPress : Abhijeet Mukherjee
  • Talk : State of the word : by Matt Mullenweg
  • Optimising ads on your WP blog : Amit Agarwal, Digital Inspiration
  • Implementing SEO in your WP blog : Mani Karthik
  • Intellectual property rights/copyrights : Pavan Duggal, Advocate, Supreme court of India
  • WordPress as CMS for business sites : Ravish Ahuja, justskins.com
  • WordPress, a lifestyle – Praval Singh
  • WordPress.TV – by Matt Mullenweg
  • Best Feature suggestion for WordPress – Matt Mullenweg, with moderator
  • Panel discussion – the amended India IT act 2000 – Pavan Duggal, Advocate, Supreme court of India
  • Writing WordPress plugins – Mayank Gupta, Blog Design Studio
  • Making WP lighter – Shreyas, from RadioVerve
  • Adobe’s new AIR apps – Adobe representative
  • Session on podcasting – Aditya Mhatre, Indicast
  • Blogging vs Journalism – Panel debate

There list is not complete as there will be some more sessions that will be added to the above list. I am also planning to speak on some wordpress related topic but no topic decided yet, lets see 🙂

Another great reason for attending the event is Matt Mullenweg, the founder of WordPress is coming to attend the event and a special surprise guest, a very popular blogger residing in the US will also be there. Lets see who is he.

WordCamp Venue:

Adobe Towers, I-1A, City Centre, Sector : 25A, NOIDA-201301

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Registration for the event is now open, register here

Individual day ticket : INR 250,

Full event ticket : INR 400.

Note: Your ticket entitles you to lunch/tea/coffee/snack, Welcome kit, WordCamp souvenir.

It is going to be one of the biggest event India on Blogging and WordPress, So wish to see you there, let me know if you can suggest a good topic on which Is should say few words in wordcamp india.

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barcamp blogging

Reporting live from barcamp3, part2

Its going great so far, there are so many eminent bloggers around, some budding bloggers and some who would like to become bloggers after attending this camp.

We just came back from lunch organized at barcampdelhi3 at Impetus Technologies Noida .

Just before lunch we had a session by Amit Agarwal on Building a successful blog which is a great presentation which he might be sharing on labnol.org

We are having a presentation going about Delhi bloggers, who are a group of active bloggers in Delhi.

And rightly said that a picture is worth a thousand words, lets have some pictures from the event. I will be sharing lots of other pictures from barcampdelhi3 very soon…

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From Right – me(abhi@technixupdate.com) , amit aggarwal(Labnol.org) , sorry but i don’t know this person name. {a pic from barcampdelhi3 with amit}.

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barcamp blogging

Reporting live from barcamdelhi3 , part1

Barcamp

New delhi, saturday December 8, 2007

It is a great ambiance around to be surrounded by like minded people who like to connect to the world wide web through the blogs.

A beautiful Saturday morning a drive to Impetus technologies Noida.There we entered the hall and we could feel the air of web technologies all around.

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1. GuruGeeks – Building online community of geeks .

2. Amazon – Runing and deploying ec2 on ruby rails.

3. Planning poker – Agile estimation for Dummies. -> Estimation on software development life cycle.

4. TechGazing.com -> Ajay Jain – 4Ps of blog marketing. -> All about how to promote or market your blog.

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barcamp blogging

Delhi Barcamp3 is coming very soon…3 days to go.

May be i am the last person to say about delhibarcamp3 which is going to held on 8th december at Impetus Technologies Noida.

Volunteering first time to be a part of such an event i have also put my name to be one of the live blogger’s there to blog the entire event live just on the spot so, it will be fun.

As per technology it seems to be good event where lot of technology related discussions are going to happen lets see 🙂

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blogging

Search camp ,Paypal funds transfer ,Pro Evolution soccer demo 2008 and more.

Yes , you guessed it right with this post i am also planning to write a weekly post on some most valuable articles i read from the fellow bloggers.

So here is the today top links out my feed reader.

1. What is the Optimum Posting Frequency? – Nirmal has written a post on what should be the post frequency for a blog.

2. Discuss Everything On Search Engine Marketing at SearchCamp – Rishi writes about search camp being organized at chennai.

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blogging firefox tips & tricks tips & tricks wordpress

Auto fill up the comments form section in the wordpress blogs automatically to comment better and faster.

Are you really annoyed filling the same information again and again on various wordpress blogs for commenting on these blogs.

I found two types of solutions for this type problem listed below…

1. Use Sxipper to fill them automatically (A Firefox Extension ) .

2. Use Texter to fill them automatically(An light weight application for windows).

1. Sxipper ?

Sxipper is light weight firefox extension meant to automate the task of filling web forms across the web.It is very simple in terms of usage and you can simply set the preferences accordingly.

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blogging tips & tricks

Some uncommon Blogging Tips n Tricks to increase traffic on your blog.

You must have read a lot of posts by various bloggers in the blogosphere talking about how to drive traffic to your website ,so today i m going to contribute in this topic with some uncommon tips from my side on how to increase traffic to your site.

So i m going to share some of my personal experiences with you ,and i m not a specialist so please don’t expect to much from me.

Popularity Contest Plugin ?

You may have installed or atleast seen the well known popularity contest plugin for wordpress, which shows you the most popular entries in the sidebar. The entries are sorted by number of hits on each post. This plugin is very useful when installed on your blog, because it lets your visitor to go through the best entries ever on your blog by just one click.

But this plugin can be more than beneficial when installed on the some other blog of your niche, when you see some post in the popular posts entries about something related to your own content but about which you have not yet written anything. You are simply losing the traffic from search engines. You should study the behavior of this small portion on other blogs of the same niche.

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blogging tips & tricks

Blogging do’s and dont’s to get enhanced more traffic on your blog.

An uncommon Blogging Tip

You must have installed or atleast seen the well known popularity contest plugin for wordpress, which shows you the most popular entries in the sidebar. The entries are sorted by number of hits on each post. This plugin is very useful when installed on your blog, because it lets your visitor to go through the best entries ever on your blog by just one click.