Meet The Blogger Panel

At 4PM on May 14th, we’ll be holding a special panel for bloggers and content creators. Our panel consists of bloggers with a lot of knowledge and experience. They also have wide knowledge in various niche.

In this panel, you can ask questions about how to make money with your blog, SEO, and anything dealing with blogging. We’ll start off with some prepared questions, and then open the questions to the room, so have your questions ready!



Our Blogger Panel

(in Alphabetical order)

Michele Butcher

michele-butcherA self-styled, proud graduate of the University of Inspect Element — aren’t we all? — Michele is a triple threat in the WordPress world:

  • Accounts Coordinator for Valet.
  • Support Guru for GiveWP.
  • Support Engineer for Yoast.

Hailing from Carbondale, Illinois (the other, prettier part of Illinois), she’s also the lead organizer of the Southern Illinois WordPress Meetup and teaches beginners’ WordPress at John A. Logan College.

You can follow her blog at, and on Twitter at @Michele_Butcher.

Nile Flores

10371583_10202981429234451_7549174180863520095_nNile Flores is a long time WordPress designer and Developer. While she grew up a military brat, she eventually settled in the St. Louis metro east region. Nile blogs at, where she covers topics on WordPress, Blogging, SEO, Social Media, and Web Design.

She also loves contributing to WordPress, and that includes speaking at WordCamps across the United States. She loves helping people and supporting Open Source projects.

In other news, Nile is a proud support member at Team Yoast. She also runs a 8,000 member Facebook group dedicated to helping WordPressers, called All About WordPress. Nile is also the 2014 and 2015 Community Choice Winner at the Small Business Influencer Awards, hosted by Small Business Trends. When Nile isn’t knee deep in coding and design, she’s spending time with her son, who is also a WordPress user.

You can follow Nile on Twitter at @blondishnet.

(Nile started off as a hobby blogger over 14 years ago.)

Chris Lema

chrislemaChris Lema is a storyteller – and a storytelling evangelist.

You heard that right.

He tells stories about the importance of storytelling.

Until mid-April the CTO and Chief Strategist at Crowd Favorite, Chris has spent the last two decades managing high-performing teams who build software products. (Largely, by telling them stories.)

Usually, that’s been SaaS products across a variety of B2B vertical markets. But the description also applies to his coaching practice, as he’s helped startups – in recent years primarily WordPress startups – develop more viable products and take them to market faster. You can find his blog at Follow him on Twitter at @chrislema.

Andrew Nathan

andynathaIn the last five years, Andy Nathan has worked with hundreds of clients in more than 75 different industries, helping them improve their blogging and social media.

In that short period, he’s also personally written more than 4,000 articles for clients and his own projects.

That level of productivity has drawn Andy a lot of attention from news organizations of every size, including some major players: on the national level, Fox News and WGN have interviewed him about his approach to content. Closer to home, AM 560 the WIND, and many more have brought Andy’s story to their audiences.

You can find Andy on Twitter at @andynathan.

Our Moderator: Chris Miller

chrismillerChris Miller is the founder of . He’s a social network and app reviewer, a videocaster/podcaster, and a constant link giver.

You can follow him on Twitter at @idonotes




Don’t miss out on all the awesome information that this panel will unleash, buy your WordCamp St. Louis ticket now!