Trevor Freeman: Intro to SEO for WordPress

This presentation would cover some basics of Search Engine Optimization for WordPress. I would begin with an intro to SEO and primarily focus on some On-Site and technical factors to improve a site’s visibility to Google and other search engines. The presentation would include: Mobile-friendly themes, Google Analytics, URL structure, Sitemaps, SEO Plugins, Schema, and Page Speed.

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Matt Adams: Designing With Developers

These days development needs to compliment design. So many designers have broad skills with branding, print design, and web design. Speaking developer and communicating that design vision to be executed is tricky. Having spent years working with both designers and developer, I want to help our design oriented audience learn to plan an amazing WordPress site that can be developed into a great theme. All while keeping the designer and developers from killing each other.

Ashten Fizer: WordPress – The Rules of Engagement

Building a WordPress website is not like building the Field of Dreams. Just because you build it, does not necessarily mean that “they” will come. In order to build a following for your brand or business, you must engage your audience or target market. This stands true across the board for the average WordPress user as well as the developer. We’ll take a look at the importance of proper and timely engagement, as well as what the average WordPress user can utilize in order to create seamless and streamlined avenues for engagement, right now. We’ll also take it a step further and discuss what the average developer can implement in order to make engagement much easier for the users having the websites developed.

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