Posts by Joost de Valk archive - page 40


Newspaper SEO at Think Visibility

12 September 2009 by Joost de Valk » - 13 Comments

Julian Sambles from the Telegraph is up on stage here talking about Newspaper SEO. I’ve had a bit of email conversation with Julian before when he wrote an article in the Telegraph about the Queen’s new website, and I know that he knows his stuff. Hearing him talk about how they’re optimizing the Telegraph, and […]

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My presentation at Think Visibility

12 September 2009 by Joost de Valk » - 5 Comments

Here are the slides from my presentation here at Think Visibility. As I talk a lot more than I type on my slides this might not always make sense to you if you weren’t there, but feel free to follow all the links and check it all out!

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Travel gear…

11 September 2009 by Joost de Valk » - 7 Comments

So I’m on Schiphol Airport, on my way to Think Visibility in Leeds, UK, and I found that there are no power outlets here. Good thing I brought an external battery for my Macbook Pro… When I plugged it in I thought this would be a great time to write a bit about the new »

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ThinkVisibility

27 August 2009 by Joost de Valk » - 15 Comments

In about 2 weeks (on september 12th) I’ll be keynoting the ThinkVisibility conference in Leeds, talking about WordPress, blogging, SEO, online marketing and more. If you’re in the area, or even if you’re not, ThinkVisibility looks like an awesome conference, with speakers and panelists like Judith Lewis, Patrick Altoft, Chris Garrett, to name but a »

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Gravity Forms on Press This

26 August 2009 by Joost de Valk » - 31 Comments

Last night, Carl Hancock of Gravity Forms was my guest on the 3rd episode of Press This. We discussed what this awesome new plugin does, how they went about developing it and a whole lot more. If you’re interested, listen to the show, or read the transcript. I wanted to talk a bit more about »

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Press This: John Godley and Frederick Townes

19 August 2009 by Joost de Valk » - 8 Comments

Last night was the night of the second episode of Press This, and I hadn’t even found time to blog about the first one yet! The first show was with John Godley, of HeadSpace2 / Redirection and other plugin fame, this second one was with Frederick Townes, the CTO of Mashable. In the show with »

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Multilingual and Multi Domain Sites in WordPress

17 July 2009 by Joost de Valk » - 51 Comments

One of the things we’re doing more and more of recently is building multilingual, multi domain corporate sites in WordPress. Doing that used to be a fair amount of work, but we’ve been able to make it a lot simpler lately. We start the process with a simple WordPress MU install, to which we then »

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Adding Sites to Sociable

16 July 2009 by Joost de Valk » - 54 Comments

While Sociable comes with a pretty large set of sites, there are always people that want to add their own. While this is pretty easy to do, you’d have to update the plugin every time it’s updated, which is quite often, so that’s not really a workable solution. Today, I’ve fixed that. I’ve just submitted »

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Analytics360° – Google Analytics in your Dashboard

15 July 2009 by Joost de Valk » - 87 Comments

I’ve been doing some changes to how the WordPress newsletter gets sent out recently, and one of those changes was because I have switched to using MailChimp. I was getting sick of Aweber after some issues, and when the folks from MailChimp decided to advertise on my blog I contacted them. So now, MailChimp is »

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Cool plugin find: Changelogger

13 July 2009 by Joost de Valk » - 7 Comments

Sometimes the cool plugins are the small little things. With the advent of the new changelog addition to the WordPress readme.txt standard, it became possible to parse these changelogs and show the changes straight into your WP Plugins section. This is exactly what the ChangeLogger plugin does. It looks like this: Pretty nifty huh? I »

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