Last September 2, 2008, I spoke at the Philippine Youth Congress for IT (Y4IT) 2008 about WordPress. Noting that my audience would be mostly college students who are non-bloggers, and have probably never heard of WordPress, I took the introduction route and decided to take the Introduction route so the students would not be intimidated by WordPress.
I briefly discussed both WordPress.com and WordPress.org, how easy it is to use and install, and its potential uses.
Here’s the slideshow that I used:
I hope the presentation encouraged the students to blog, or use WordPress for other purposes. While I also use other blogging platforms, I can vouch for WordPress being user-friendly and versatile. I have more than 10 blogs running on it.
And there’s more to come from WordPress, during WordCamp Philippines, it’s lead developer Matt Mullenweg revealed some nifty innovations from Automattic including WordPress 2.7, and BuddyPress. More on this, in an upcoming blog entry.
Presentation created using Microsoft Powerpoint 2007, converted to .ppt, and uploaded via SlideShare.net.