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Chris Cree
Works at Web Savvy Marketing
Attends Charis Bible College
Lives in Colorado Springs, CO
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WordPress Developer - Navigator - Bible Teacher - New Media Guy
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  • Web Savvy Marketing
    Techno Geek Aficionado, present
  • SuccessCREEations, Inc.
    WordPress Developer. Navigator. New Media Guy. Translator.
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Colorado Springs, CO
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WordPress Developer. Bible Teacher. Navigator. New Media Guy. Translator.
Introduction
Techno Geek Aficionado for Web Savvy Marketing where I keep the technical side of things running for our rapidly growing WordPress development company. 

My areas of responsibility include advanced website coding, overall coding quality assurance; theme audits; server setup, migrations and maintenance; training staff in best practices; managing customer support forums; creating marketing and training content; and other technical aspects required to keep a company moving forward.

Prior to joining the Web Savvy team I have been a life long professional navigator starting with ocean going cargo ships, then went on to US Navy jets. After changing careers from cargo operations in the maritime industry in 2007 I focused on creating easy to use WordPress websites and training folks, especially churches and ministries, how to use them to effectively attract more people.

In 2011 my wife and I moved to Colorado to attend a Bible college. Purposely Different is where I post thoughts and ideas on spiritual stuff. Upon graduation in 2013 I added "licensed minister" to my repertoire.

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Here on G+ I tend to post a mix of content including

  • WordPress info to help your online effectiveness
  • Spiritual thoughts from a Biblical perspective
  • Fun stuff that I find entertaining

Education
  • Charis Bible College
    Biblical Studies, Practical Ministry, 2011 - present
  • SUNY Maritime College
    Marine Transportation, 1985 - 1989
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Our sunrise celebration has begun. We. Have so much to celebrate!
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Got home from school this afternoon and saw this. Our Jeep is serving us well.
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I was more stoked about the complete roundness of the number than the total. ;)
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New WordPress version 3.9 was released today. Big improvements to how WordPress handles media files, especially on the back end editors. Time to update your sites! 

See more about it here: http://wordpress.org/news/2014/04/smith/
Version 3.9 of WordPress, named "Smith" in honor of jazz organist Jimmy Smith, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. This release features a number of refinements that we hope you'll love. A smoother media editing experience Improved visual editing The updated visual editor has improved speed, accessibility, and mobile support. You can paste into the visual editor from your word processor without wasting time to clean...
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Greetings from CaboPress! This week's marketing roundup comes to you from sunny Mexico. I am down at the ever so beautiful Fiesta Americana Grand Los Cabos
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Up early to serve at our Easter sunrise celebration. Jesus is alive!!
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He is indeed +Chris Cree; He is indeed :-)
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Ok. File this one under pet peeves. It really bugs me when someone shoots me a message, lists a bunch of facts and then adds "Thoughts?" at the end.

Really?! You want my thoughts on what you just did? 'Cause my Vulcan literal mind wants to go off in ALL sorts of different non-helpful directions when I see that. The very fact that I have to reign in my natural sarcastic bent because you were too lazy to communicate what you really want from me only adds to my annoyance at having to guess what info you are hoping to receive.

Who started this crazy lazy communication trend anyways? 

If you want my help then please (please!!) ask me an actual question that you would like me to answer. Otherwise there's a chance that I may lose control some day and tell you what I really do think. I'm just saying.
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Only slightly better than "Discuss."
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Throw your heart into the ring and your body will follow.
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Branding is vitally important. But don't overcomplicate it.
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The moon was normal by the time I got up this morning. As much as I would have loved to see the eclipse, sleep was more important to me last night.
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There are days when a cat's life seems appealing.
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