Presentations from SAScon

This thursday and friday was the time for SAScon in Manchester, where I gave 3 formal presentations, I’ve embedded them here (using an updated SlideShare plugin, more on that in the next post): Feeds & Microformats This panel, together with Richard Baxter of SEOgadget and James Lowery of Latitude, contained some great discussion on how…

Fusion Marketing Experience in Brussels

Yesterday I gave a presentation about Content Marketing & SEO at the Fusion Marketing Experience conference in Brussels. It was more of a high level presentation than the technical kind of presentation some of you might be used too, but I thought it would still be worth while to share here. Also, below that, some…

The magical wand to better web design performance

James Chartrand – a friend of mine who does small business web design- and myself were having a chat today about a mutual acquaintance of ours. We were both “done” with him because his site sucks and he keeps complaining he’s getting no clients. The literal quote he gave is the beginning of a guest…

Doug Richard’s mentoring club

I’m currently at Made in 48 hours lecturing a few hundred people about effective search engine marketing and search engine optimization. The event has been set up by Doug Richard, known to people in the UK as a former Dragon from Dragon’s Den and a serial entrepreneur, VC and teacher of small business and startups. Doug has…

Happy Birthday BuySellAds!

I’ve posted about them before, and will probably be telling everybody I can about them for a while to come: BuySellAds. It’s their second birthday today, and they made a pretty darn cool video to celebrate: A very happy “birthday” to Todd and the crew at BuySellAds, thanks for helping me and those other great…

Facebook & (the lack of) Privacy

Two weeks back, while speaking at SAScon, I said in a panel there that “Facebook is the scariest shit I’ve seen in years”, related to their latest updates. I also said it was a lawsuit waiting to happen, coming from the European Union. I was right. Well, not entirely, it’s not a lawsuit yet. I…

The Yoast.com Reader Survey: help us improve!

We blog about optimizing your website all the time here at Yoast, and we usually give you tips and tricks you can implement straight away on how to do that. Now it’s time that we improve what we do, here at Yoast.com. So it’s time for a short survey, I’d be very grateful if you…

A4U RoadShow Amsterdam

Upcoming March 4th there will be an A4U Roadshow event in Amsterdam. A great place to meet and network with the A4U crew, and other people interested in online and especially affiliate marketing! Registration is free, so register now! I’ll be there, so let me know in the comments when you’re coming too and we…