Having a blast at BlueGlass LA

24 April 2012 by Joost de Valk » - 4 Comments

BlueGlass LA

I’m currently sitting in the conference room for BlueGlass LA, listening to Marty Weintraub and finishing my presentation I’ll be giving this afternoon. Which leads me to the point of this post as I’m going to try and prove a point, therefore the following video is not really meant for you to watch but for »

Category: General SEO

SEO Campixx 2012

15 March 2012 by Joost de Valk » - 5 Comments

SEO Campixx 2012

I spoke at SEO Campixx 2012 in Berlin last weekend. It was an awesome conference and I met up with loads of good friends. During that time I was interviewed and my presentation was recorded, so I’ll let you view both below: My presentation on how to use my WordPress SEO plugin (warning, I was a bit groggy »

Category: WordPress

Presentations from SAScon

22 May 2011 by Joost de Valk » - 9 Comments


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 »

Category: Usability & Conversion

Fusion Marketing Experience in Brussels

24 March 2011 by Joost de Valk » - 15 Comments

Fusion Marketing Experience Brussels - Logo

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 »

Category: Usability & Conversion

Video: Making sure your content is found

31 January 2011 by Joost de Valk » - 15 Comments

Logo Wordcamp Bulgaria

So as you might now, I was in Sofia in October 2010 for WordCamp Bulgaria, last week the presentation I gave there was put on, so now all of you can enjoy it. It covers SEO and how being remarkable is important for proper SEO. The presentation is titled: Making sure your content is »

Category: General SEO

SEO Royale: conference + party in Amsterdam

26 January 2011 by Joost de Valk » - 10 Comments

SEO Royale

There’s nothing like a small conference and party with a bunch of SEO rockstars, with so few people around that you’ll get the chance to really go in-depth on your topic. I’ve learned this myself while attending the fabulous SEOktoberfest, by far the most valuable conference I go to each year. It’s small and has »

Category: General SEO

SEOktoberfest 2010: looking forward to it!

22 June 2010 by Joost de Valk » - 5 Comments

Marcus just posted the trailer to SEOktoberfest 2010, and it’s going to be another awesome edition of this epic conference / party / network event. I wasn’t there last year (my daughter was about to be born, seems a valid excuse) but I’ll definitely be there this year! You’ve seen it scroll by if you »

Category: General SEO

WordCamp Ireland: having a blast!

7 March 2010 by Joost de Valk » - 29 Comments

So I’m in Kilkenny, Ireland for WordCamp Ireland, and I’m having a complete blast, thanks in large part to the great organization done by Sabrina Dent and Katherine Nolan. The tech track is absolutely blowing my mind: it’s really techy! The people here are great: I met a lot of awesome people, basically to be »

Category: WordPress

Think Visibility II was a blast

14 September 2009 by Joost de Valk » - 8 Comments

Think Visibility by sk8geek So I’m starting to wake up from Think Visibility, after flying back yesterday to dive straight into a family party. I can honestly say it was very cool, my presentation went quite well I think, judging by the average of the reactions. Julian’s presentation after mine was very interesting as it »

Category: General SEO

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 »

Category: General SEO