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How To Find Us: We’re on Level 3 of River City Labs, Head to Brunswick St Mall, look for the TC BEIRNE Building half way up past Night Owl. Follow signs for “THE PRECINCT” / RCL / WordPress Brisbane (Red arrows) past ANZ. Take the DOUBLE elevator around to the left to Level3.

Topic: SEO is Easy
Presented By: Alicia Laing from Creative Mode
Location: River City Labs, Fortitude Valley

This talk will help site owners, content managers and developers understand how a small business website can generate new business leads from Google.

In this talk I will show you how I get my small business clients to the top 5 in Google and why, what I’ve seen and learned recently from working on ‘WordPress Sites I Didn’t Build’, and how to decide whether search marketing is a suitable strategy for your business (or for your clients business).

I will show you:
1. How I choose clients I can help and what I look at initially
2. How I apply the basics of SEO to a WordPress website and …
3. Some problems I’ve seen recently that impact SEO

This is pure, white hat, best practice SEO with nothing tricky. Specific to simple, small business websites that have basic information and an enquiry form.

Alicia Laing designs, codes, hosts, markets and manages small business websites that get found in Google. She is the owner of Creative Mode, a very small web agency located in the Western Suburbs of Brisbane.

We’d like to thank our sponsors for their ongoing dedication to the meetup:
Conetix, Plesk, and WP Engine.

6pm Doors Open, pre-event networking
6.30pm The Presentation, please quietly enter if we’ve all taken a seat!
7.30pm Pizza, Drinks, and more Networking.

Getting here: River City Labs is located in the middle of Fortitude valley, walking distance from Buses and the Fortitude Valley train station.
If you wish to drive, pre-booking Night Parking online for after 4pm is $10 (Drive up $16+) at some of the secure parking locations –

The WordPress Brisbane group is run by a group of volunteers and relies upon our generous sponsors for the venue, pizza and refreshments. If you’d be interested in helping us run the group in any form, sponsoring some of the costs of the meetup, or presenting on a topic you’re passionate about, please get in touch – we’d love to hear from you!

The WordPress Brisbane meetup is scheduled for the 2nd Thursday of the month, every month. If you’d like to organise another WordPress-related event/meetup in Brisbane (or surrounds) for the group, get in touch so we can set it up!
Can’t make it along for Thursday nights? Check out the other meetups which we run at alternate times