SEMpdx, Search Engine Marketing Professionals of Portland, has organized SearchFest for four consecutive years, making it one of the premier Search Marketing events in the region. Register now for SearchFest using TMMPDX’s reader discount code, SEMPDXSFPR, and receive $30 off! Promotional rates are available until 2/24/10.
Featuring eleven presentations and forty speakers, this year’s SearchFest is the most comprehensive to date. Topics include Social Media Marketing, Advanced Search Engine Optimization, Local Search, Analytics and Paid Search Marketing.
Stefan Wietz, Director at Bing Search, will give the keynote address. Stefan will discuss the behavior of search engine users and how it impacts and dictates shifts in marketers’ strategies. Today’s interaction with search tends to be more task-centric: users consult search engines to get something done in the real world rather than just browse information in cyberspace.
Other featured speakers include Heather Lloyd Martin – SuccessWorks, Stoney DeGeyter – Pole Position Marketing, Mike Roberts – SpyFu, Larry Kim – WordStream , Todd Friesen – Position Tech, Jeff Katz – Twitalyzer, Michael Dorausch – Planet Chiropractic, Todd Nemet – Nine By Blue, Matthew Brown – The New York Times , Joanna Lord – Your Job Stop, Jon Kelly – SureHits, David Szeleta – Clix Marketing, Will Scott – Search Influence, Ilana Rabinowitz – Lion Brand Yarn, John Andrews – JohnOn.com, Adam Audette – AudetteMedia, Leslie Edwards – Acxiom Digital, Nate Sandford – Ionic Media, Matt Inman – The Oatmeal, Rebecca Kelley – 10 e 20, Rand Fishkin – SEOmoz Richard Zwicky – Enquisite, Tim Kendell – Facebook, Luther Lowe – Yelp, David Wallace – SearchRank, Ian Lurie – Portent Interactive, Dustin Woodard – SEO Naturale, Eric Peterson – Web Analytics Demystified, Aaron Gray – Greater Returns, Keri Andrews – Bing, Rachael Sordo – Google, Michelle Campbell – Yahoo!, Neil Patel – ACS, Jordan Kasteler – Search and Social, Brian Carter – Fuel Interactive, Mary Bowling – SEOverflow, Matt McGee – Small Business SEM, Chris Silver Smith – KeyRelevance Bryan Rhoads – Intel, Jennifer Laycock – Search Engine Guide Aaron Kahlow – Online Marketing Connect.
SearchFest is open for marketing professionals, business leaders and students seeking networking and education on the latest Search Marketing technology and strategies.
When: Tuesday, March 9th 2010
Where: The Governor Hotel (866) 979-7660
Cost: $189 (SEMpdx members), $239 (non-members), and $139 (students). Register now for SearchFest using TMMPDX’s reader discount code, SEMPDXSFPR, and receive $30 off! Promotional rates are available until 2/24/10.