October 3, 2015 — Keynote from WordCamp Rhode Island 2015
Jesse Friedman has been building websites for 17 years, and exclusively with WordPress since 2006. Since then he has written several books, taught 100’s of students as a professor, and organized dozens of local meetups along with a few WordCamps. He has spoken at tech conferences worldwide and has utilized his expertise as a consultant for small agencies and billion dollar international companies. Today he’s a proud team member of Jetpack at Automattic.
July 29, 2015 — In this session learn how to build an MVP (minimal viable product). We’ll start by stripping out all the bloat, get rid of all those widgets and start with naked content. Then and only then we’ll start to methodically add features, as they are needed. You will be amazed how much your visitors enjoy just reading your content and engaging with you through simple solutions.
Walk away with practical strategies around:
Building content driven websites
Gaining traction and increasing engagement
Elegantly monetizing your blog
Plus 5 experience tips that will make your website 1 of a kind
Stop adding features for the sake of adding features, stop following exhausted advertising strategies, and start focusing on providing better experiences for people.
May 12, 2015 — In this talk learn how to tell a story with your content, how to engage users on their journey, and avoid the problem of the “Single Path.” We’ll also examine websites that do this well and cover practical strategies you can employ today to craft better experiences for your users.
June 20, 2014 — Jesse Friedman takes a look at some ways you can build a dynamic web environment”, that adapts to users needs. With a good developer, some great data and a little imagination you can start delivering impactful, intuitive, personalized websites. Websites, that bring content to users rather than making them hunt and peck for it.
September 5, 2013 — This presentation is about building “Dynamic Web Environments” that make intelligent, data driven, real time decisions regarding the content it serves or the experience it delivers. It begins with building web environments that cater to a users needs before they even have a chance to express them. And it covers specific instances where you can use mobile technology, data from analytics and user feedback to build dynamic web environments.
September 4, 2013 — A Panel Discussion on WordPress – Moderated by Jesse Friedman: Aaron Ware, Michael Chevalier, Jason Narciso and Jonathan Desrosiers.
August 15, 2012 — You’ve built a Responsive website now let’s make it a WordPress theme. We’ll cover techniques to maintain the responsive integrity of your theme while empowering your User Admins to take control of the site.