July 24, 2011

WordCamp Boston: “Theming and Mobile: Optimizing your site for various devices”

WordCamp Boston has been incredible. I was thrilled to give a talk on "Theming and Mobile" with an emphasis on Responsive Web Design. The presentation is sort of a pre-cursor to my full "Responsive Web Design" talk that I'm thrilled and humbled to be giving at WordCamp San Francisco. Here is the description and slides of the talk that I gave yesterday at WC Boston:

Your site is about your content. How do we optimize for all the different devices out there but still keep our brand? Do we even optimize at all? What are different ways we can look at how our content is handled? We are going to take a look at different techniques out there including: responsive web design, media queries, dealing with video, touch, and other various plugins & CSS tricks to truly display your site and your content in the best possible manner in any given scenario.


June 5, 2011

Presentation: “Typography on the Web” at WordCamp Reno

WordCamp Reno has been a blast so far. All the people here are really awesome. Here are my slides from the presentation I gave on "Typography on the Web." WCReno also recorded all the sessions, I'll post the video from WordCamp TV whenever it goes up.

February 1, 2011

CSS at WordCamp Phoenix

I had a blast at WordCamp Phoenix this year! Here are my slides from my talk:

I cant wait to go next year. The town of Chandler was incredible and all the people there were so awesome and talented. Just being around everyone was so inspiring! Check out other speaker's slides here.

January 9, 2010

My Presentation at WordCamp Atlanta – “WordPress and your Brand”

Thanks for everyone who was able to attend my presentation on WordPress and Your Brand at WordCamp Atlanta! Here are my slides and the U-Stream of my presentation. I am going to post a blog post about some of the things I have covered soon as well!

a snippet taken by joe hamm

December 15, 2009

Speaking at WordCamp Atlanta Jan 8-9

I'm speaking at WordCamp Atlanta!Thanks to some encouragement from Tammy Hart, I decided to apply to be a speaker at WordCamp Atlanta. I had spoken at WordCamp Birmingham in September and had a wonderful time. I always feel like I get so much out of WordCamp. Not only from everyone sharing so much of their knowledge but from meeting some incredibly talented people.

Coming from a design background rather than a programming one, sometimes I am a bit intimidated by speaking. When it comes to advanced php I feel like I'm more of a learner than a teacher - but when it comes to aesthetic, I feel like I have a lot to say. I am going to be speaking on something that is a passion of mine: "WordPress and Your Brand."

Brief Description of "WordPress and Your Brand":

"Utilizing WP technology to fit your brand, your look, and your goals"
We will be covering different aspects of WordPress and how it applies to company branding. We are going to look at good branding practices, examples using wordpress, and look into how we can give ourselves and our clients the best possible online presence. We are also going to talk about brand consistency online and offline, WordPress customization tips, and helpful Plugins.

"Adapt WordPress to your brand, not your brand to WordPress"

Anyone have any amazing examples of Design, Branding, or Interactive Branding they would like to share?

If you saw me speak at WC Bham this year.. its going to touch on some similar branding focuses, but it is going to be a million times better and very in depth talk about aesthetic, type, etc. I am so excited to hear all the other speakers and meet new friends in the tech community that weekend. Cant Wait!


Sara Cannon is a Design and Digital Strategy Consultant, UX/UI Designer, Creative Director, & Artist.
Have a project I could help you with? Contact me at sara@saracannon.com.

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