Our 12pm (US ET) talk on Thursday May 27 will be "Search Engine Optimization for the ColdFusion Developer", with Jeff Gladnick.
TOPIC DESCRIPTION: (provided by the speaker)
In today's world, the bulk of our traffic to the websites we create comes from search engines. And with the exception of failed business models burning through VC money, more traffic equals more money.
But few developers bother to do even basic search engine optimization, which can dramatically improve their websites performance on Google and the like. The good news is that the basics of SEO is relatively easy to do, especially inside of most CFML applications. We'll go over the fundamentals of SEO and how you can easily integrate these principals into your application. We'll also discuss some free programs you can use to track your progress, and some other techniques to keep you in Google's good graces.
MEETING URL: http://experts.acrobat.com/cfmeetup/
DURATION: Approx. 1 hour
Meeting will be recorded. URL will be posted after meeting at http://recordings.coldfusionmeetup.com
SPEAKER: (provided by the speaker)
Jeff Gladnick lives in San Francisco, CA and has been a ColdFusion developer for over 10 years, since version 4.5. He's developed web applications for a variety of companies including the Produce Marketing Association, Dun & Bradstreet, The Gap, and Adobe. He particularly likes Model Glue as a framework, and also owns http://www.greatdenta... (http://www.greatdentalwebsites.com), a company that allows dentists to create their own website (using a model-glue application).
WHEN: Thurs. May 27, 12:00pm US ET (UTC/GMT-4)
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