Coffee is for Closers

Want to review the highlights from the WordCamp RI session “Coffee’s for Closers (but only if you have an established sales process)?”  Here’s the link from presenter (and movie buff) Adam Lamagna.

Outline of Adam’s presentation:

  • A little history
  • Overview of the sales process
  • Before the sale
  • During the process
  • Earning that cup of coffee
  • Resources
  • Post-Sale
  • Using WordPress
  • More resources
  • Contact Info

Trivia: The title of Adam’s talk comes from the movie Glengarry Glen Ross.

Follow his blog at

Thank you local sponsors!

WordCamp RI is one of the best educational bargains ever.  That’s thanks to the generosity of our sponsors. Many of those sponsors are based right here in the Rhode Island and South East Massachusetts area.  If you see someone from these companies please take a moment to say “thank you” for supporting the WordCamp RI WordPress sessions.

Who are these local sponsors?  Glad you asked!

  • Linchpin “is a multi-disciplined creative agency that thrives on finding innovative ways to uncover opportunities, solve problems, and communicate with impact.”  Follow them on Twitter @linchpin_agency and Facebook.
  • Oomph connects “you and your audience in a more meaningful way by leveraging the open source power of WordPress.”  Follow them on Twitter @oomphinc and Facebook.
  • Figmints “is a creative agency that churns out delicious design & branding, interactive websites, wordpress development, video story-telling & marketing in Providence.”  Follow them on Twitter @figmints and Facebook.
  • Emagineusa is “telling your #brand story through an (elegant) fusion of digital media and proven marketing principles.” Follow them on Twitter @emagineusa and Facebook.

What a Great Host!

WordCamp RI would not be what it is this year without the generous help of New England Tech!  They opened their doors, and classrooms, to our group so that those who want to learn more about WordPress could do so at a convenient location with state-of-the-art technology.

If you’d like to learn more about the educational opportunities at New England Tech visit their website at  You can follow them on Twitter at @NEInstituteTech and visit them on Facebook.

WordCamp RI is bringing together a diverse group from our RI and SE MA area: students, organizers for non-profits, owners of small businesses, bloggers, and techies.  All coming together to learn something new about WordPress and its potential value for our website and blogging needs.

Welcome to WordCamp RI and thank you New England Tech for being such a great host!