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Topic: The Ultimate Subscription Site – Exploring the best tools for recurring income + Case Study

Speaker: James Carmody
James is the technical director of Creative Compass – a digital marketing and WordPress development agency in Sydney

This month James will take you through the ideal set of plugins to use to setup your WordPress site for recurring income. He will compare Easy Digital Downloads to WooCommerce and provide a case study from his own business about the pros and cons of the options available.

Target Audience
The talk this month is aimed at a business audience. They do not require any advanced or development (coding) knowledge of WordPress.

Please give up your RSVP if you cannot attend so that somebody else can come along.

On the night…
6:00pm – Arrive, network with others & eat pizza (nom nom.. thanks WP Engine – yum!)
6:30pm – Welcome & presentations
7:45pm – General questions – don’t be afraid to ask anything – WordPress related of course 😛
8:00pm – Finish & carry on conversations at a nearby pub – P.J Gallagher’s (Downstairs in Criterion Hotel, 260 Pitt St Cnr Park Street, Sydney 2000)

Venue Sponsor
Academy Xi ( teaches short, practical and skill-specific courses for people who want to upskill or companies wanting to upgrade their capabilities in design, innovation and digital transformation. We’ve delivered a number of custom team training programs in HCD, Digital Transformation, Agile, Product Management, Virtual and Augmented Realities and, soon, Blockchain.

Pizza Sponsor
WP Engine ( are sponsoring pizza for the CBD meetups this year.

WP Engine is the world’s leading WordPress digital experience platform that gives companies of all sizes the agility, performance, intelligence, and integrations they need to drive their business forward faster. WP Engine’s combination of tech innovation and an award-winning team of WordPress experts are trusted by over 70,000 companies across 130 countries to provide counsel and support, helping brands create world-class digital experiences. Founded in 2010, WP Engine is headquartered in Austin, Texas, and has offices in San Francisco, California; San Antonio, Texas; London, England; Limerick, Ireland, and Brisbane, Australia.

What to bring
Yourself and lots of questions.

Important to know
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