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LA Web Professionals Group March 2010 Meeting - Search Engine Optimization - SEO from a web...
Bernard May is President of National Positions, listed 112 on the Inc 500 list. National Positions is an Internet Marketing company headquartered in Agoura Hills, CA. The company has over 400 employees around the world and specializes in Search Engine Optimization, Pay Per Click Advertising and Conversion Optimization. Bernard has more than 20 years’ experience in Marketing and Advertising in the high tech industry. Before founding National Positions in early 2004, Bernard served as Vice President Marketing at First Advantage Corp (NASDAQ: FADV), where he led the marketing team. Prior to that, May worked at US Search.com as Vice President (NASDAQ: SRCH), where he was responsible for the Internet Marketing. Bernard also worked at Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) as Senior Product Manager where he managed the Gateway Norton Anti-Virus and Internet Security product lines.
Terry Ryan is a Flash Platform Evangelist for Adobe. He specializes in ColdFusion. Previously he was a ColdFusion developer for over 10 years, working at the Wharton School of Business. He’s been blogging about ColdFusion since 2004 at both Aarrgghh and TerrenceRyan.com. He’s started and contributed to several open source projects on RIAForge.com. When’s he’s not traveling the world touting the advantages of ColdFusion and the rest of the Flash Platform, you can find him in his home office in Philadelphia, PA, USA.
Over the last 20 years, Serena Ehrlich has worked closely with public and private companies providing guidance on investor and public relation trends. Serena has implemented local, national and international social media campaigns for a wide range of brands including Kraft, Scion, Kohl's, Avon, Mattel and more.
Serena started her career in advertising where she developed an understanding of branding from a large scale perspective, but it was her 14 years in the newswire industry that placed her squarely at the forefront of a technical, sociological and influential revolution changing the face of customer communications. In 1994, Serena was part of a small team who introduced the communications industry to the internet via a series of first-ever conferences, Her love of technology based communications hasn’t stopped since.
Currently, Serena participates in and oversees the creation and implementation of strategies designed to meet a wide-range of customer goals, from brand awareness to customer appreciation and service, to driving potential new fans into the marketing funnel. Serena creates relationships within core and affinity audiences to create 360 degree awareness for brands.
As the director of Marketing for Mogreet, Serena has a unique perspective on the future of mobile marketing (and it ain't plain text). In addition, Serena serves as the Corporate Secretary of the international Social Media Club board of directors, as well as an At Large director of the National Investor Relations Institutes' Los Angeles chapter. She can be found on Twitter (@serena) as well as a wide range of emerging platforms.
Speaker Bio: Anissa Thompson
A full-time web developer and graphic designer, Anissa is an Adobe Certified Dreamweaver (CS5 / CS3 / 8 / MX / 2004) Expert and Developer, holding Master Level Certifications in HTML and Dreamweaver. She has contributed to several training materials on web development and Dreamweaver. Anissa has received awards for her work on high-end e-commerce, consumer, entertainment, community service and education sites.
She has taught web/graphic design and development at California State University Dominguez Hills since 1995, and is the developer of their accredited, CEU-based Web Design certificate program. She also has been an active teaching assistant and/or guest speaker for Adobe MAX, the Connecting Women to Power Business Conference, and Los Angeles Web Professionals Group.
Anissa is a Google Apps for Education administrator, and is currently completing study to become a Certified Google Teacher.
Learn more about Anissa Thompson at http://webcert.anissat.com
LA Web Professionals Group May Meeting - Composite Realities: Blending images in Photoshop CS6 for Realism and Art featuring Scott Valentine | Win Adobe Creative Suite 6!!!
LA Web Professionals Group February 2010 Meeting - Dreamweaver CS4 with Janine Warner
Janine Warner is an author, journalist, and partner in the Internet consulting firm Artesian Media, Inc. Her best-selling books and videos on web design have won her an international following and earned her speaking and consulting engagements around the world.
Since 1996, she has authored more than a dozen books about the Internet, including her latest, Web Sites Do-It-Yoursef For Dummies and the best-selling Dreamweaver For Dummies (now in its 8th edition). She's also the host of a series of Web design videos for Total Training. Highlights of her videos are featured on both the Microsoft and Adobe web sites. She’s also the creator of www.DigitalFamily.com, which offers many free tutorials in web design, as well as information about her books and videos.
An award-winning journalist, her articles and columns have appeared in a variety of publications, including The Miami Herald, Shape Magazine, and the Pulitzer Prize-winning Point Reyes Light newspaper. She is also a regular columnist for Layers Magazine.
Janine has been a part-time faculty member at both the University of Miami and the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication. She has also developed online training programs for the Western Knight Center, a joint project of USC and UC Berkeley funded by the Knight Foundation.
From 1994 to 1998, she ran Visiontec Communications, a Web design business in Northern California, where she worked for a diverse group of clients including Levi Strauss & Co., AirTouch International, Beth’s Desserts, and many other small and medium-size businesses.
In 1998, she joined The Miami Herald as their Online Managing Editor. A year later, she was promoted to Director of New Media and managed a team of designers, programmers, journalists, and marketing staff who produced the Web sites for The Miami Herald, El Nuevo Herald, and Miami.com. She left that position to serve as Director of Latin American Operations for CNET Networks, an international technology media company.
Since 2001, Janine has run her own business as a writer, speaker, and consultant. She is a popular speaker at conferences and events throughout the United States, and her fluency in Spanish has led to many speaking engagements in Latin America and Spain. She served as a judge for the Arroba de Oro Latin American Internet awards from 2001 to 2005. As part of that project, she helped to create an Internet literacy program for students in Central America called Operación Red (Operation Network).
Janine earned a degree in journalism and Spanish from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and spent the first several years of her career in Northern California as a reporter and editor where she began her career as a reporter for the Pulitzer Prize-winning Point Reyes Light newspaper in 1990. She was also managing editor of Vision Latina, a bilingual (Spanish-English) newspaper in Northern California until she turned her attention to the Interent in 1994. She is fluent Spanish and conversational in Portuguese. She lives with her husband in Los Angeles.
To learn more about Janine, visit www.JCWarner.com
LA Web Design Camp - featuring Brian Wood, Lee Varis & Chana Messer
Speaker Bio:Janine Warner is a web designer, award-winning video trainer, and the author of more than 25 books about the Internet, including Web Sites DIY For Dummies, Mobile Web Design For Dummies, and every edition of Dreamweaver For Dummies. She’s also created more than 50 hours of training videos about web design, CSS, and social media. Janine runs a full-service interactive agency that offers web design, video production, content strategy, iPad and Mobile design, and internet marketing services. Her experience includes serving as Director of New Media for The Miami Herald and judging the Arroba de Oro Latin American Internet Awards. She is fluent in English and Spanish. Learn more at DigitalFamily.com or JanineWarner.com. Twitter: @janinewarner & Facebook.com/janine.warner
Justin Seeley is a renowned software trainer and graphic designer with nearly a decade’s worth of experience in the creative media industry. His podcasts consistently rank among the top software how-to podcasts on the iTunes Store and his techniques have been featured on a variety of internet shows and digital publications. To date Justin has authored over 50 hours of instructional content on a variety of digital imaging and design related topics for companies like Total Training, Ten Ton Books, and most recently Lynda.com and CreativeLIVE.
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