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Women of FileMaker Luncheon at DevCon 2015

2015 Women of FileMaker Luncheon     The 2015 Women of FileMaker luncheon will be held on Wednesday, July 22nd from noon-2 p.m.  The luncheon will be held in the Nolita Ballroom at the Cosmopolitan Hotel, Las Vegas during DevCon 2015. Please register in advance at the Women of FileMaker website as seating will be limited this year. You may also join the event via our Facebook Group. This is a great opportunity to network with other women business owners and developers from around the world. We look forward to seeing you there!

May 13 Webinar on Training Junior FileMaker Developers

May 13, 2014 Webinar, "Training Junior FileMaker Developers."   Interested in growing your business or need help mentoring a junior employee? Join Molly Connolly on May 13, 2014 at 11 a.m. Central Time for a live webinar , "Training Junior Developers." The webinar will be about 45 minutes including time for Q&A.  Areas of focus include: 1. What to look for in hiring a junior developer; 2. Technical resources for your new hire; 3. Business resources for your new hire; 4. Sample skill building exercises helpful for training. Join the meeting by following the instructions below: 1.  Please join my meeting, May 13, 2014 at 11:00 AM CDT. 2.  Use your ...

dotfmp Pan-European Unconference for FileMaker Developers

The dotfmp Pan-European Unconference for FileMaker Developers will meet June 2-4, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. dotfmp is a chance to talk with and learn from other FileMaker developers in a relaxed environment. This conference is very affordable - there is no cost to attend the meeting and discounted hotel rates start at 131,00 euros per night (you can help offset the organizers' expenses by making a contribution here.)  Check out the schedule of dotfmp conversations on the website.

Cris Ippolite on Designing Effective User Support and Training Materials for FileMaker Products

The ultimate goal for any FileMaker developer is to ensure that clients are comfortable with new products and embrace the application(s) in their work. Effective training, documentation and ongoing support is a critically important element but can be costly and time consuming for developers. Cris Ippolite, president and founder of iSolutions, Inc., addressed these issues and offered ideas and solutions in his presentation, “Best Practices for User Support & Training” at the 2013 FileMaker Product Developer Conference in Chicago.  This session is one of more than a dozen included in the audio package available on the conference website*. During the “Best Practices ...

How Much Should FileMaker Developers Charge? Kirk Bowman on Value Pricing

How much do FileMaker developers make? How much should FileMaker developers earn? According to Kirk Bowman, your bank account balance is a direct result of your pricing strategy. Is your pricing too low? In a compelling presentation at the 2013 FileMaker Product Developer Conference in Chicago, Bowman suggested developers make pricing a "core competency" and outlined strategies to help increase your income without sacrificing the quality of the work you deliver to clients. Kirk Bowman's presentation, "The Art of Value," is available for download in the 2013 FileMaker Product Conference audio package. All 2013 sessions can be downloaded for $125*. *FMPug members get ...