Why Listen to Shawn Speak?

I love what I do for a living. I believe this comes through in my conversations with people. If you feel my knowledge of design, website development and online business strategy could be of service, we should definitely talk.

  • Featured UX Keynote

    Featured Keynote

    Understanding Your Online Equity

    Benchmarking is the key to setting smart goals. What and where is your online equity? What tools can you use? Why does it matter?

    This workshop tackles common mistakes, debunks myths and provides you with the tools, terms, and basic strategies you need to assess and create a realistic picture of your web presence.

  • Featured Business Keynote

    Featured Keynote

    Becoming Digitally Influential

    Meet the three pillars that make up every sound web strategy: search engine optimization (SEO), content, and social.

    It’s not magic that makes up the foundations of a successful digital strategy, it’s an investment in time. Learn how to spend your time wisely.

  • Featured Entrepreneuship Keynote

    Featured Keynote

    Unlocking Your Digital Potential

    Your website is not a destination. Does your digital strategy hinge on a belief that if you build it they will come? Unfortunately, the web is not a field of dreams.

    Let’s talk in real terms about solving your content problem and how to find the appropriately balanced web strategy. But more importantly, let’s make sure your digital strategy is built less on on hope and more on reality.

Upcoming Talks

Past Talks

  • The Canadian Internet Marketing Conference panel speaker
    The Canadian Internet Marketing Conference

    March 28-29, 2015

    CIMC 2015 took place in Squamish, BC, Canada on March 28 – 29. I was invited to speak on a panel addressing the future of website design. My creative team joined me for a thoroughly enjoyable weekend with plentiful networking opportunities alongside fellow business owners, marketing consultants, social media experts, public relations professionals and bloggers.

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  • Imprint Conference workshop speaker
    Imprint Conference

    March 28-29, 2014

    On March 28th, 2014, the University of British Columbia in Vancouver held their annual Imprint Conference, which provides students with the opportunity to learn about personal and corporate branding concepts from a host of industry professionals. Forge and Smith created the conference website. I was asked to participate as a workshop speaker.

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  • Blog Mastery Conference public speaker
    Blog Mastery Conference

    April 25-26, 2015

    April 25 – 26, 2015 saw Vancouver’s blogging community converge at BCIT’s downtown campus for two days of comprehensive presentations and Q&As. I was asked by conference founder Ricky Shetty (The Daddy Blogger) to speak about digital strategy and website development.

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  • Business Development

    October 17-31, 2015

    This Fall I’ll be working with select small businesses to present a series of workshops based on my feature keynotes. Stay tuned for more details!

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