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Lorelle VanFossenBlogger and Author

Lorelle was one of the first crash test dummies for WordPress Themes and Plugins. Since 2003, she has beaten WordPress into submission and lived to tell tales and provide training programs and consultation to businesses and groups worldwide. She is a senior editor of the WordPress Codex, the online manual for WordPress Users.

One of the top bloggers in the world, Lorelle is the author of Lorelle on WordPress, providing WordPress and blogging tips for all levels, and one of the first books on blogging, Blogging Tips: What Bloggers Won't Tell You About Blogging, and her most recent book, Social Media for Crafters: Covering the Basics of the Social Web.

She has been a long time contributor to popular sites and podcasts including WordCast, Blog Herald, Stories of Our Journeys, Woopra Analytics, BlogFlux, Blogger and Podcaster Magazine, WordCast Podcast, WordPress Podcast, Weblog Tools Collection, The WordCamp Report, and Problogger.

Lorelle travels extensively to speak as a keynote and trainer at many events as an expert on WordPress blogging, social media, and multimedia web publishing. She is also an inspirational and motivation speaker helping individuals and businesses learn how to have their say and participate in the social web.