Category: Conference Coverage

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Global Search: Japan, China, Australia

There is an international land-rush of epic proportions for lucrative global commerce opportunities. As east and west converge, the marketplace is yet to be fully defined. What action should be taken and what’s pure conjecture? In each country there are cultural distinctions which must be honored plus significant challenges surrounding keyword research. The speakers discussed […]

By on December 3rd, 2007 3 Comments

The Inevitable Evolution of SES Chicago

This year PubCon by Webmaster World takes place at the same time as SES Chicago, traditionally an annual mainstay of corporate search marketing conferences. It’s well known to industry insiders that Danny Sullivan’s historic relationship with SES has run its course and he’s no longer at the helm. For his part Danny has been extremely […]

By on November 23rd, 2007 11 Comments

SMX Travel@PhoCusWright is an Essential Conference for Internet Travel Marketers

We’re pleased to announce that we’ll be covering SMX Travel@PhoCusWright next week, November 12th & 13th, in Orlando Florida. This annual two day event qualifies as the peak informational-summit for travel marketers who seek a cutting edge understanding of organic and paid search. The conference features presentations from “best-of-breed travel and hospitality industry providers.” If […]

By on November 5th, 2007

SMX Social Media NYC 2007 Postlude

Well it’s the morning after SMX Social Media New York 2007 and I feel like a cigarette even though I totally don’t smoke. It was very cool to be live-blogging as part of the SMX press corps which featured some of my favorite writers including Kim Krause & Barry Schwartz (SEO RoundTable Recap ) Eric […]

By on October 18th, 2007 8 Comments

SMX Focus on Social Micro Communities

Name any interest area and there’s probably a social media site with exploitable Web2.0 features serving a community. These sites might be “micro” in size compared to large and well-known services like Digg, but they have passionate members who might also be a more targeted audience comprised of the exact folks you wish to reach. […]

By on October 17th, 2007 2 Comments

No Glass Ceiling for the 7 Ladies of SMX Social Media

There is nothing quite like the power of a woman’s intuition. And this week, seven women have brought both their intuition and expertise to SMX Social Media in New York City. Many of these ladies are familiar within the SEO industry, but now we have the privilege of lending our ear to their Social Media […]

By on October 16th, 2007 4 Comments

Linkbaiting, the Art of Mass Link Building

Link building is a core value of SEO. The art of linkbaiting is a key tactic for harvesting lasting value from social media activity by generating relevant high quality links with remarkable content. This series of presenters offered practical and priceless real-world tips and anecdotes for linkbaiting success. Rebecca Kelley, Search Marketing Consultant at SEOmoz, […]

By on October 16th, 2007 5 Comments

Prelude to SMX NYC: Neil Patel’s Masterful Social Media Zen

  SMX Social Media Expo co-developer Neil Patel is a delightful enigma. Buoyant, effusive, razor-sharp, corporate, child-like, and colloquial, this Orange County entrepreneur-college student drives hundreds of millions of monthly page impressions and harvests thousands of links for his clients from sites like facebook and digg. In candid conversation he tells us how, revealing traffic […]

By on October 14th, 2007 7 Comments

Interview with SEM Artist Todd Malicoat

  Todd Malicoat, AKA StuntDubl, has created a legendary brand among search marketing insiders and needs little introduction. I first had the pleasure of watching him present “Digg pointers” along with Neil Patel at SES Chicago 2006 and was immediately engaged by his no-shit high-integrity approach to content, link building, making friends, sharing, and building […]

By on October 6th, 2007