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First Time Attendee Tips for SMX East 2013

First Time Attendee Tips for SMX East 2013

  Yesterday I learned that a former colleague is attending his first SMX conference when he’ll travel to New York in October for SMX East 2013. Having attended a number of SMX conferences in the past as a speaker, attendee and member of the press – I wanted to share some tips with him to help him get the most from this impressive lineup and agenda. So, in no particular order – here are my first time attendee tips for…

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WebmasterRadio’s SEO 101 Program

WebmasterRadio’s SEO 101 Program

Update: After just three short weeks of co-hosting the program alongside Ross Dunn, I’ve resigned as a host and wish the program the best of luck. My plans for 2009 continue to become more exciting. I just got word back from Ross Dunn, and the folks at WebmasterRadio.FM have made it official… I’ll be Ross’ new co-host on the SEO 101 program that airs each Monday at 5:00PM ET. What is SEO 101? SEO 101 is weekly program that speaks…

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Video Feedback of Our Affiliate Summit Panel

Video Feedback of Our Affiliate Summit Panel

Really, videos like this prove to me precisely how important it is to go to conferences and represent your skill set and organization accordingly. Ironically ADP gets a good plug here – as they did throughout the conference materials. Too bad they didn’t see the trip as being important enough to cover. I paid my way and was forced to also use my vacation time. Oh, and hat tip to Oilman for posting this on his blog ages ago. Since…

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In House SEO Day at SMX West 2009

In House SEO Day at SMX West 2009

I made my debut speaking for Search Marketing Expo in February of 2008 when I covered Local Search and Blended Results at SMX West in Santa Clara.That conference was a defining moment for me in a number of ways… And while it felt good to be on a panel that Vanessa Fox put together and moderated – I was nervous as nervous could be. And I’m sure it showed. I followed up that appearance with more SMX panel at SMX…

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Google SEMMY Award Nomination

Google SEMMY Award Nomination

Last year Matt McGee and others involved in the SEMMY Awards nominated one of my writings for award consideration. I just got an email that for the second straight year, I’ve produced something that the SEMMY judges feel is valuable. Right now, my article and project on Google Sitelinks is available under the heading of Google – All 2009 Nominees. Keep an eye on the SEMMY Awards as judges will now begin to limit the fields of nominees down before…

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Quick Recap of Affiliate Summit West 2009

Quick Recap of Affiliate Summit West 2009

Just got back in from Las Vegas and Affiliate Summit 2009, and wanted to express many thanks to Shawn Collins, Missy Ward and the entire ASWO9 crew. The conference was excellent and the conversations better than ever. And… Our organic SEO site review panel was fantastic. A word of thanks to Scott Polk (@scottpolk) for assembling our panel with David Snyder (@davesnyder), Carolyn Shelby (@cshel) and adding in Todd Friesen (@oilman) to handle the mic and field questions from the…

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