Speakers: Joost de Valk

  • Joost de Valk: Holistic SEO

    Joost de Valk: Holistic SEO

    WordCamp Netherlands 2015Speaker: Joost de Valk

    October 19, 2015 — Everyone wants more traffic to their sites. To get more traffic, your site needs to perform well in search engines. People need to share your stories on social platforms. To do be able to get both, you need a holistic SEO strategy. You need to be telling great stories, using the right keywords. You need a good User eXperience and a technically excellent site. Joost will give hints and tips to achieve all of this.

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  • Joost de Valk: The Devastating Power of Defaults

    Joost de Valk: The Devastating Power of Defaults

    WordCamp Europe 2014Speaker: Joost de Valk

    November 20, 2014 — Every plugin or theme developer who’s done a lot of development has learned that developing the backend often takes more time than developing the front end. Thinking about how you make your backend look and what you name options can save many, many hours on support. We’ve found in research amongst our own users that default settings often don’t get changed. What does this mean? What to do with it?

  • Joost de Valk: The Victory of the Commons

    Joost de Valk: The Victory of the Commons

    WordCamp Europe 2013Speaker: Joost de Valk

    December 12, 2013 — If you’re running a business based on open source software like WordPress, your business depends on the prosperity of that project. The demise of the project could easily be the demise of your project and the project’s growth could lead to your business growing immensely. The larger your business becomes and the bigger the impact of your company on the project, the more this is true. Economically this is a very unusual situation. Joost will explore what this means and how you should deal with it.

    This is pure economics; it starts with the well known story of the Tragedy of the Commons but, applied to open source, leads to a completely new outcome. If your business is build on WordPress, you should be here to listen to Joost’s talk and discuss afterwards.

  • Joost de Valk: Making sure your content is found
  • WordPress SEO & Optimization Strategies

    WordPress SEO & Optimization Strategies

    Speaker: Joost de Valk

    February 4, 2009 — Joost De Valk’s presentation on SEO and optimization strategies for your installation of WordPress. Check out the accompanying slides here.


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