Mike Carson

Mike Carson

A long-time training expert in vertical markets, Mike Carson is the CEO of Integrated Technology and Design Inc (itdwebdesign.com), and the well-known online storefront called JoomlaShowroom.com where they develop and distribute their Joomla extensions.

Mike has been designing Joomla websites and developing very popular Joomla extensions since the infancy of the Joomla project (the Mambo days). Mike cannot even think of developing a website using any other framework other than the Joomla! Platform. Mike also speaks at various Joomla CMS related events and has a real passion for teaching people about this award winning content management system we call Joomla! Mike's unique entrepreneurial experience, combined with his uncanny ability to listen to the market and deliver winning solutions on a consistent basis make him a "must-attend" session for business people and developers alike at the conferences he speaks at.

Mike is also an active member of the Joomla Events Team, the Joomla Capitol Committee, and the Joomla Regional Community Coordinators team.

Check out our RFP's, Proposals, and Contracts Course for Web Designers


Tuesday, 01 July 2014 00:00

Joomla Developer Conference - August 7-8

August 7th and 8th, 2014 - Chicago IL, USA: The Joomla Developer Conference is a two-day, multi-track, workshop style conference that covers all aspects of development for the Joomla! CMS and Joomla! Framework. This "hands on" conference is like no other Joomla event that has ever taken place. This conference will provide you with the information and tools you need to properly develop Joomla Templates, Joomla Extensions, and Joomla Framework Applications in the most efficient manner.
Saturday, 01 June 2013 00:00

Meet The Joomla Global Sponsors

This month we asked our Joomla Global Platinum Sponsors some questions about what attracted them to the project as supporters at this level, and how they felt in regards to the project itself, the community, and the benefits of being a Joomla Sponsor. We also wanted to get to know them better and get a better understanding of how they are connected to Joomla, and learn more about the services they offer.  
In Part 1 of this series we discussed the fundamental differences in the types of information requests we receive. In Part 2 we discussed the proposal process and how to increase your chances of becoming the vendor of choice. In this final Part 3 of our series, we will discuss what happens after you have made the sale and how to protect yourself with a contract.
Joomla Powers the Web in Chicago and Beyond: August 10 - 11, 2012 2 full days of Joomla Content Management System fun and excitement. This event is the LARGEST  Joomla Day conference in the United States. Connect with Entrepreneurs, Business Leaders, Industry Experts, and Visionaries to Learn New Sales, Growth, and Marketing Techniques.
In Part 1 of this series we discussed the fundamental differences in the types of information requests we receive. In this article we will discuss the proposal writing process itself and how you can increase your chances of becoming the vendor of choice for potential clients.
Tuesday, 01 May 2012 00:00

Joomla Events Website Launch

The Joomla! Events Team is happy to announce the launch of a new website dedicated for Joomla! events such as Joomla! Days, Joomla! Conferences, and Joomla! User Group Meetings.
In part 1 of this 3 part series I will discuss the fundamental differences in the types of information requests we receive from potential clients and how to process that information so that you can both qualify and respond to those requests in the proper manner. First let’s discuss the three types of requests and the differences between them.