How To Be A Local Search Superhero

Dallas Interactive Marketing & Internet SEO SEM Meetup
Wed, 14 Aug 2013, 00:00 - 03:00 (Add to calendar) GMT
(Exact location not available) , Dallas, US
5.0 USD

Mark your calendars, Tuesday, August 13th, 2013 the Dallas Interactive Marketing & Internet SEO/SEM Meetup will be having their August Meetup! Join us and our guest speaker Greg Gifford for an informative presentation entitled "How To Be A Local Search Superhero".  Local search is one of the toughest areas of SEO to master.  This ever changing landscape requires a lot of knowledge and continued testing to rank well.

Greg Gifford is a highly sought after speaker on the topic of Google local Search both at the local and national levels.  Greg speaks routinely at conferences such as PubCon on local search and other aspects of SEO.

His unique presentation style always involves lots of humor and you are sure to hear Greg reference some of his favorite movie quotes and video clips.  This will not be your average PowerPoint presentation.  Do not miss out on the opportunity to hear his informative and fun filled presentation!


Topics that will be covered in the presentation

- Learn about the factors that determine local rankings
- Learn how local SEO is different than traditional SEO
- Learn about the new Local Carousel and what it means if you're in a Carousel niche
- Learn tips and tricks for Local Search success


The event cost will be $5 per person and we accept cash and credit cards.
Pizza and Soda/Water will be served prior to the Meeting.  Come early and eat some food and Network!

We are excited to be having our Meetup at Connective Hub.  Connective Hub is a community that combines the diversity of a collaborative working space, the structure and capabilities of a successful company, the discipline of a business incubator, the atmosphere of a hip coffee shop, the flexibility of a nationwide executive office and the power of an entrepreneurial community. Well, that defines the Connective hub in a nutshell.



6:30 - 7:00 PM Networking Time
7:00 - 8:00 PM Presentation & Q&A
8:00 - 8:30 PM More Networking Time

Meet our Guest Speaker:

Greg Gifford














Greg Gifford (@greggifford) is the Director of Search and Social at AutoRevo, a software company that provides websites and online marketing to used car dealers all over the country. His responsibilities include the development and execution of all client SEO and social media efforts, as well as managing AutoRevo?s corporate SEO and social media presence. He?s got over 15 years of online marketing and web design experience, and his expertise in local SEO has helped hundreds of auto dealers thrive while the industry has struggled during the recession.

Greg also spends his time doing freelance website design and SEO for local businesses. He graduated from Southern Methodist University with a BA in Cinema and Communications, and has an obscure movie quote for just about any situation.

He currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the DFWSEM, an organization dedicated to promoting search engine marketing through best practices. You can read his local search tips and tricks on AutoRevo?s blog at


Meetup Event Cost

The event cost will be $5 per person and we accept cash and credit cards.  Pizza and Soda/Water will be served prior to the Meeting.  Come early and eat some food and Network!


Connective Hub

14228 Midway Rd. #104 ? Dallas, TX 75244 ? (214) 432-4878

White one story Office Building off of Hornet Road











Driving Directions to 14228 Midway Road

If you are on LBJ Highway 635

1.  Exit Midway Road and head North

2.  You will pass Alpha Road

3.  Right after you pass Spring Valley Road there will be a light this will be Hornet Road.  Take a right at Hornet Road and you will arrive at parking lot for Connective Hub.  Their building is a white one story building.


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 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.


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