Archive of posts tagged "california"

WordCamp San Francisco: Scott Porad on User-Generated Content

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

One of the afternoon presenters at WordCamp San Francisco is Scott Porad of Pet Holdings, otherwise known as the LOLcat franchise whose sites get millions of visitors each day. The focus of his talk is the network of sites that they run which all have the following in common: They’re all humor/entertainment-centric, they’re all hosted […]

WordCamp San Francisco: Matt Cutts of Google

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

My first session of the day is with Matt Cutts from Google whose presentation will be “Straight from Google: What You Need to Know”. Matt says that the number one request he receives or hears is “I want to do better in Google”. He says that WordPress already takes care of 80-90% of your SEO […]

WordCamp San Francisco Day Blog

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

We’re at the Mission Bay Conference Centre in San Francisco for WordCamp which is a conference and all-out love-fest for WordPress (the platform on which this site runs and on which I’ve based my entire business. I’ve decided I won’t possibly be able to cover everything I’d like to in a timely fashion today so […]

San Francisco Photowalk

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This afternoon John and I met up with John Biehler (who is also in town for tomorrow’s WordCamp) and we took a stroll. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr We went from the waterfront up through Chinatown and back down through Union Square. It was really fun to explore a city with such a unique […]

Vancouver San Francisco History Tidbits

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

We arrived in San Francisco yesterday evening and checked into our wonderful boutique Kimpton Hotel (full review will be posted when we’ve checked out). Since we haven’t had too much time to explore yet, here are some interesting Vancouver/San Francisco history tidbits to kick start the coverage of my trip. Gustav Roedde came to Vancouver […]