All it took was three search fanatics and a few ideas over beers to form the Minnesota Search Engine Marketing Association. That trio of search marketers was Clint Danks, James Svoboda, Lisa Raehsler who formed MNsem, hit the social channels and put together the groups first event that took place last night at FRWD.
I enjoyed the opportunity to speak at the Buffalo Chamber Quarterly Luncheon this week on Facebook. My presentation focused on small business using Facebook for marketing.
If you’ve been to a conference, workshop or presentation lately you’ve noticed. If you haven’t been able to make it to an event you wanted to … you’ve noticed. Twitter is buzzing with links, takeaways, highlights, photos and more everyday, from people at great events. Twitter is making events better.
The Local University series continues to pull off great Internet marketing events, with Denver being the latest.
Looking for a local business, service or product starts online for close to 3 out of every 4 consumers. I’m guessing that number reported by a recent Local Search Usage Study isn’t alarming to consumers or business owners these days.
If you are near Minnesota or Colorado you have the opportunity to take in some great search engine optimization and local search knowledge with two great search seminars scheduled. I’m excited to be speaking at both of them and hope you make it out, learn and say hello!
The efforts and investment in your business having a well designed website that ranks well on Google, Bing and other search engines is mostly geared at generating leads and new business. Consider that you also get a bleed of other benefits when your web design is solid and your site has search engine credibility.