Speakers: Jesse Friedman

  • Jesse Friedman: Improving User Experience and Engagement

    Jesse Friedman: Improving User Experience and Engagement

    WordCamp Portland ME 2017Speaker: Jesse Friedman

    June 6, 2017 — Jesse Friedman has been building websites for 18 years, and exclusively with WordPress since 2006. Since then he has written several books, taught hundreds of students as a professor, and organized dozens of local meetups (and even a few WordCamps along the way).
    In his talk he explain 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.

    You’ll 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

  • Jesse Friedman: Engineering Positive Change

    Jesse Friedman: Engineering Positive Change

    WordCamp Rhode Island 2015Speaker: Jesse Friedman

    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.

    Twitter: @professor

  • Jesse Friedman: A Better Individual Experience

    Jesse Friedman: A Better Individual Experience

    WordCamp Boston 2015Speaker: Jesse Friedman

    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.

  • Jesse Friedman: Getting Them From A to B

    Jesse Friedman: Getting Them From A to B

    WordCamp Minneapolis 2015Speaker: Jesse Friedman

    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.

  • Panel Discussion: Design

    Panel Discussion: Design

    WordCamp Maine 2014Speakers: DeAnne Curran, Caroline Moore, Ray Gulick, Jesse Friedman

    October 8, 2014 — Want to know what the future of design looks like? Our panelists have a pretty good idea, and they’re ready to share it with you. Come prepared with questions!

  • Jesse Friedman: UX Real-Time Site Personalization

    Jesse Friedman: UX Real-Time Site Personalization

    WordCamp Chicago 2014Speaker: Jesse Friedman

    July 5, 2014 — Real-Time Site personalization – Give users what they want, before they ask for it

  • Jesse Friedman: The UX of Real-Time Site Personalization

    Jesse Friedman: The UX of Real-Time Site Personalization

    WordCamp Connecticut 2014Speaker: Jesse Friedman

    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.

  • Jesse Friedman: Real-Time Site Personalization

    Jesse Friedman: Real-Time Site Personalization

    WordCamp Providence 2013Speaker: Jesse Friedman

    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.

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  • Panel Discussion: Big Business in the Smallest State

    Panel Discussion: Big Business in the Smallest State

    WordCamp Providence 2013Speakers: Jesse Friedman, Aaron Ware, Michael Chevalier, Jason Narciso, Jonathan Desrosiers

    September 4, 2013 — A Panel Discussion on WordPress – Moderated by Jesse Friedman: Aaron Ware, Michael Chevalier, Jason Narciso and Jonathan Desrosiers.

  • Jesse Friedman: Responsive WordPress Theming

    Jesse Friedman: Responsive WordPress Theming

    WordCamp Boston 2012Speaker: Jesse Friedman

    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.

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