Think Visibility II was a blast

Think Visibility

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 was the first time I ever heard someone who actually works at a newspaper in Europe talk smartly about SEO.

Straight after that was the presentation by Judith Lewis, who did a great job as usual, but still felt she had to bribe the audience by handing out chocolates :). I’ve seen a couple of sessions after that, but one that’s worth a special mention was Zoe Piper‘s presentation on the content network, which was well structured and had an awesome design. I think she’s a better presenter than Patrick Altoft, whom she works for, so maybe Patrick should consider sending out Zoe in the future. (Kidding, but she really is a talent to keep an eye on!)

Joost de Valk presenting, by Caius

Joost de Valk presenting, by Caius

Both the night before the conference and the “after” party turned into great nights out, with a dinner in between the drinks and the conference which gave me a chance to catch up with Anthony Shapley, whom I met last year at A4UExpo and went on to work for Dave. He’s a really cool guy to hang out with, so I hope Dave makes a habit of taking him to conferences too!

So, the conference was a blast. Everyone was in a good mood and a lot of people walked up to me to have a chat, which I really, really enjoyed. In all I must have met about 50-60 people I didn’t know before the conference, that’s what I’d call good networking!

View of the delegates, by Caius

View of the delegates, by Caius

Now there’s a load of other reviews, I’ll try to link to most of them:


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8 Responses

  1. ZathBy Zath on 14 September, 2009

    It was great conference, your talk was very good indeed, it gave me ideas of several things to add to my to-do list and it was also good to have a quick chat at lunchtime with you.

    Thanks for mentioning my review!

    • Joost de ValkBy Joost de Valk on 15 September, 2009

      Any review that is kind to me will usually get a link if I get the chance ;) Glad you enjoyed it!

  2. ZoeBy Zoe on 14 September, 2009

    Yoast, you are lovely :) Plus you taught me stuff I didn’t know! Look forward to seeing you at future conferences – wish you and your wife all the best with the new baby too :)

    • Joost de ValkBy Joost de Valk on 15 September, 2009

      It is you who is lovely! But glad you enjoyed it all!

  3. Kieron HughesBy Kieron Hughes on 14 September, 2009

    Thanks for the link to my review :)

    Really enjoyed your presentation.

    • Joost de ValkBy Joost de Valk on 15 September, 2009

      Of course Kieron, pity you couldn’t stay around longer!