Local Search for the Less Informed "Not for the Weak of Heart"

Dallas Interactive Marketing & Internet SEO SEM Meetup
Wed, 11 May 2011, 00:00 - 02:00 (Add to calendar) GMT
(Exact location not available) , Dallas, US


Mark your calendars, Tuesday, May 10th, Dallas Interactive Marketing & Internet SEO/SEM Meetup will be having their May meeting.  Join us and our guest speaker Mike Stewart.  We will be covering Local Search and the tools you need to know to compete in this market.  Mike will also be bringing along a special guest Paul Dumas, with Optimized Local Search.  This is going to be a fast paced engery filled event.  Do not miss this one! 

Mike Stewart





* What is Geo and How Does it Effect Search? (Local Intent)

* How Citations Impact Local Rankings: Google Places

* 5 Tips on Dealing with Bad Google Places Listings

* Local + Social = Hyper-Local Search (User Generated Content,  Blogging, Social Networks etc)

* On-Site and Off-Site Content Strategy and Scheduling for Local Rankings

* Measuring Local Search Efforts


Mike Stewart “The Dallas SEO Guru” is a “local search marketing expert." Mike has been consulting small and medium-sized businesses with holistic search marketing methods for nearly a decade. He has helped hundreds of businesses understand what it means to become an authority online in order to rank higher on search engines, while also assisting them in implementing effective strategies and marketing plans. In 2010 he created smbSEO, a holistic Dallas area based local internet marketing agency dedicated to helping small businesses. 

Mike learned the ropes of local search while working, for nearly a decade, at Verizon Information Services & Superpages.com. Mike is a Board of Directors Member of the Dallas Fort Worth Search Engine Marketing Association, DFWSEM.org.

You can follow Mike on Twitter @dallasSEOguru


7:00 - 7:30 PM Networking Time
7:30 - 8:30 PM Presentation
8:30 - Networking Time

Some tips on parking for the event. Heading North on Central Express Way exit Caruth Haven and stay on the frontage road. Keep right onto Loop 12 East, immediately turn right,up into the elevated parking lot for Campbell Centre - Campbell Centre I (North) Pegasus Building. Do not continue down Loop 12 East or try and use the underground parking structure for the Campbell Centre.

Sponsored by DFW Search Marketing Association
Are you interested in learning more about Search Marketing? Then join DFW SEM for our monthly search marketing meetings at http://dfwsem.org DFWSEM is the oldest search marketing association in North America and is the premier search marketing organization for professional marketers. Ask for a FREE pass to our next meeting when you attend your next MeetUp.

Steve Kuntz - Co- Organizer

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