More organizations are getting online, and with good reason — more and more customers are looking for local stores and services on the Internet. If your business or organisation has a website, too, find out how you could improve its visibility in the Google index and drive more visitors towards it. Sign up here for a 1.5 hour, free-of-charge site clinic session hosted by Google at TechHub at 76-80 City Road, EC1Y 2BJ London, on Tuesday April 5th, 7 pm - 8:30 pm.
Who can attend?
76-80 City Road
EC1Y 2BJ London
Take exit 5 from Old Street tube station up to City Road. It’s about 20 seconds straight ahead on your right (on the Bank branch of the Northern Line), at number 76-80.
Time:Tuesday, April 5 @ 7-8:30 pm
The session will be divided into two segments:1. Presentation: How does Google Search work? How can it work for your website?
2. Website reviews: The Google Search Quality Team will take questions and give advice on your websites.
Who is presenting?
Your hosts for the event will be members of Google's Team who tackle search issues on a daily basis.
Get to know your hosts:
Search Quality Strategist, Google
Kaspar joined Google in 2006 and works as a Search Quality Strategist supporting search quality efforts across European languages. He is also the Google guide for the German and the Polish Webmaster Help Forum. Kaspar has a degree in information science from the Stuttgart Media University in Germany.
Search Quality Analyst, Google
Sven joined Google in 2007 and works as a Search Quality Analyst supporting German as well as other European languages. He is also an active contributor to the German Webmaster Forum as a Google guide. Prior to joining Google, Sven worked as a Flash developer. He has a degree in media oriented computer sciences from HTW-Dresden, Germany.
Search Quality Associate, Google
A member of Google's search quality team in Dublin since 2010, Lucyna works on supporting the quality of search results, especially for the French language. She also assists webmasters by posting articles and answers on the French Webmaster Help Forum. Lucyna has a degree in information and communication science and in digital technologies from Celsa and Ecole des Mines d'Alès.
Webmaster Trends Analyst, Google
As a Webmaster Trends Analyst, Pierre follows industry trends in SEO and web development in order to help different Google teams build better tools for webmasters and improve search quality. Pierre also writes for the Webmaster Central Blog and participates in Google and external forums, helping site owners troubleshoot search-related problems and get the most out of Google Webmaster Tools. Prior to joining Google, Pierre held several roles in the technology sector, including community and product management, innovation consulting, and online marketing. He has a Ph.D. in bacterial genetics from the University of Cambridge, U.K.
Sales Technical Specialist, Google
Jonas joined Google in 2005 and works as a Technical Specialist in sales. In his former role as a Search Quality Analyst, he supported search quality efforts across the European languages. Jonas is the Google guide for Google’s Danish Webmaster Help Forum.
Prior to joining Google, he worked as a system administrator at The IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Jonas has a bachelor’s degree in Human Geography from University of Copenhagen, and earned his masters degree in design, communication, and media from The IT University of Copenhagen.
Search Quality Associate, Google
Christoffel joined Google in 2010 and works as a search Quality Associate supporting search quality efforts across European languages. He is also the Google guide for the Dutch Webmaster Help Forum. Christoffel has a degree in business administration for the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
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