SH404SEF - SEO, Analytics and Security
With sh404SEF® for Joomla you can improve your search engine ranking and get more traffic to your site, protect your site from common exploits and improve site navigation and HTML best-practices
Meetup - May 8, 2013 - Yup! You guessed it! May's meetup is going to be another excellent, information packed session with respected guest presenter, Victor Drover, President of Anything-Digital.com. Anything Digital is the company that makes JCalPro, a Joomla Events Calendar used by the DetroitZoo.org and events.joomla.org, the Joomla Event Site, as well as sh404SEF.
Session: Improving your SEO Campaign with sh404SEF
While Joomla is a powerful publishing platform, it presents many challenges to users who want to maximize their placement in search engine results. In this presentation, Victor will describe some of the primary obstacles encountered in a typical SEO campaign with a Joomla-based web site. Solutions to these obstacles will be discussed in the context of sh404SEF, the leading SEO tool for Joomla.
Victor has been using Joomla since the very beginning and is the Founder and CEO of Anything Digital, a well-known Joomla development shop based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. You probably know him best from the popular products in the Anything Digital portfolio such as sh404SEF, JCal Pro, Josetta and more recently Watchful.li, a Joomla site management, backup and update service. Victor is a volunteer on a number of Joomla committees and events including J and Beyond 2011 & 2012, and the upcoming Joomla World Conference 2013. Victor holds a B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D in Biochemistry and previously held an Assistant Professorship at the Medical College of Wisconsin where he studied the metabolism of dietary fat in the development of obesity and diabetes. He published a number of papers in this area as well as authoring a book chapter in the field of heart disease. In 2010, Victor retired from academics to devote his efforts to Joomla full-time.
Just Confirmed! - Build Forms with RSForms: A Walkthrough by RSJoomla!
>> This presentation follows immediately after the sh404SEF presentation! <<
For the second half of our Joomla Detroit Meetup, We'll be treated to a very special presentation and walkthrough of RSForms by Alexandru Plapana! RSJoomla! is the development company that brings us this fantastic software, and Alexandru is the "go to guy" when it comes to RSForms! Alexandru is dedicated and passionate about not only the products that RSJoomla offers, but helping our user group out -- because if the time differential, he'll be on the line with us at 3:30 a.m. his time!
We'll be learning how to do a couple entry to intermediate level tasks:
1. If you business runs by appointments, then we have a form for you! Alexandru will show us how to build a simple form to take appointments for your businesses! Perfect for professionals like doctors, lawyers, landscapers and anyone else who has the need to take appointments via their website!
2. We'll also look at how to build a robust survey form. Theis "survey-monkey alternative" is actually a better way of doing surveys as it keeps your customers on your website rather than shipping them over to another third party site (Better for SEO), and you have full control over the user experience!