April 30, 2009 · 6:00 PM
The next search marketing event is at the Avalon Penthouse – a party room with a view and a pool table. This is a hybrid happy hour, SEO know-how and fundraiser sponsored by IM Charity and SEOinhouse.com and will benefit the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. Exclusive Happy Hour: 45 people Only Free Drinks and Appetizers – unlimited until they’re gone Suggested Donation: $25 There is a 45-person limit, drop-ins on a first come first serve basis starting at 6pm 1:1 SEO Consulting starting: Have pressing questions that you need to ask an expert? Get 15 minutes of 1:1 time with the industry’s best --- these are the SEOs who teach SEOs at Search Engine Strategies, Pubcon and Search Marketing Expo. How to get in: First-come-first-serve - arrive early! People you can meet with: Todd Malicoat – SEO (he’s a genius at SEO Tools) www.stuntdubl.com Todd Malicoat aka Stuntdubl made his first horrible looking website full of animated .gifs in 1997, and after fours years of failure and experimentation ended up in the world of SEO and Internet marketing in early 2001. He is currently an independent marketing consultant from the SEO school of thought, and faculty at Market Motive Internet Marketing Training. Todd is a frequent speaker at Webmasterworld, Search Marketing Expo, Search Engine Strategies conferences. Brent Csutoras - Social Media & Link Building www.brentcsutoras.com Brent Csutoras is a seasoned Internet Marketing Consultant who primarily specializes in Social Media, Viral Linkbait and Search Engine Marketing strategies. Brent speaks regularly at some of the largest and well known conferences, such as SMX, Pubcon, SES, and InfoPresse. He has also been mentioned in Forbes.com, interviewed for Entrepreneur.com, and was recently recognized as one of the Top 25 Most Influential Online Marketers of 2008. Most recently, Brent was named a Senior Editor for Social Media in the SEM Journal and awarded a SEMMY for his article on ‘How To Create Compelling Social Media Profiles‘. Lauren Vacarello – PPC www.lvlogic.com Lauren started lvlogic, a SEM consulting company, to prove to financial service companies that just because search marketing seems almost like magic, it's really an effective logical solution to cost-per-acquisition problems. Over the last several years, she has advocated the integration of online and offline marketing methods to form a more holistic approach to increase ROI. Before starting lvlogic, Lauren was the Director of SEM and Analytics for FXCM, a top 100 online advertiser. In 2004 she founded a consulting firm to provide staffing and evaluation information for the hospitality industry, helping hospitality companies optimize their staffing and general operations. Lauren graduated magna cum laude from Emerson College with a B.S in marketing communications, and regularly speaks at Pubcon, Search Engine Strategies and SMX conferences. Ingrid Nielson – PPC www.buzzgen.com Ingrid Nielsen heads up her own search engine consulting company, providing direction and services to advertising agencies and direct clients alike. Her main focus is on developing and managing sustainable Search Engine Marketing (SEM) strategies for clients in market segments ranging from luxury travel to network security devices. Ingrid has worked with big brand such as Baby Age, ShopNBC, Pet Food Express, Blue Fly, Circuit City and Blue Nile. John Marshall - Search Marketing/Web Analytics www.marketmotive.com John Marshall, web analytics pioneer, inventor of the overlay view, and successful founder of ClickTracks, is now a Market Motive founder and the company CTO. John's innovation in funnel analysis and multivariate testing is only a small part of the wisdom he shares to help you improve conversion on your site. Jessica Bowman – In-house SEO www.SEOinhouse.com Jessica Bowman is an SEO Expert, international speaker, sits on the SEMPO Board of Directors and works with companies to figure out what they need to build an in-house SEO program and make SEO part of everyday business activities. Jessica built in-house SEO programs at Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Business.com and Yahoo! Inc., she is a columnist at Search Engine Land and specializes in SEO knowledge transfer through SEO training, SEO Audits and giving you the advice you need to get your SEO program moving further, faster, using in-house resources.