Project Type: Speaking

  • Five Newsroom Tips for Better Website Content

    WordCamp US 2016

    Clear and compelling writing can improve any website, from hobby blogs to academic resource centres. If you think your web content needs a little love, take a cue from the professionals who make a living writing every day: Journalists! In this talk, I’ll use examples from the newsroom that apply to anyone writing for the web. You don’t need to see your name in print to be a good writer.

  • The Great Dis-Content: Tackling Content in a Website Redesign

    WordCamp Kansas City 2016 

    Revamping the design of a website can be a fun and exciting project. Hopefully, the result is a prettier and more user-friendly site. But don’t forget about content! It’s easy to be consumed by theme design and features while overlooking the impact of a content review on the success of your website redesign. 

  • How I Made a Career Using WordPress Without Knowing a Line of Code

    WordCamp Montréal 2015 and WordCamp Toronto 2015

    Think only coders can make a living using WordPress? Think again! There are a surprising number of ways to make a career using WordPress without knowing a single line of code. This presentation will tackle some of the barriers that discourage beginners from using WordPress professionally, like a lack of technical skill and feeling like an impostor.