When I got back from the latest Search Engine Strategies show in NY, I was talking to my colleagues about the fact that in order to truly learn at a conference you really need to be in a smaller, more individualized setting. SES, Pubcon, AdTech, etc are excellent conferences and well worth the money but for many reasons besides intense learning (networking, learning new ideas, seeing new products). That’s why the smaller conferences that are popping up are successful and well worth the money.
SEO Class is the first one that I can fully endorse because I know most of the people behind it quite well. Michael Gray (Graywolf) is someone I talk to on an almost daily basis to brainstorm and I have actually had him come in to work with my company. Todd Malicoat (stuntdubl) is one of the most creative social marketers on the web today and someone that I can speak to about social networking & know that they actually get it. Greg Niland (goodroi) is the founder of IM-NY, a group that I am very proud to be a part of, he also is someone who practices what he preaches. Rae Hoffman (sugarrae) is someone who I recently met (virtually) but her understanding of Facebook made me a believer ;). Oh yeah, then they threw in one of the leading PPC experts in the world in Brad Geddes (eWhisper).
SEO Class provides businesses and organizations the opportunity to interact with search engine optimization and marketing specialists in an intimate setting. Hear leading experts share tips and best practices that will help you get your website listed and improve your rankings. Get the latest information without any of the sales pitches â€“ SEO Class is one hundred percent sales pitch free, guaranteed.
That last statement is extremely important. If you really want to take your skills to the next level, you want to be sure you are learning from the right people in an unbiased atmosphere. This is one place that I can say will help make that happen.
Here’s the details for the 2 day workshop:
What: Unique two day SEO training session
When: May 17th and 18th
Where: Helmsley Hotel – Midtown Manhattan
Why: To learn from folks experienced in a broad range of SEO topics to create a better action plan for your site or sites. We will be covering both conceptual and tactical topics. Each attendee will get some time in the “SEO bullpen” with one or more of the presenters one on one, to review their most pressing issues with regards to search engine marketing.
How much?: The cost is $2999. Super Secret for 10e20 readers, if you register by next Friday (5/4/07) you will save $500. On top of that additional people from the same company will be priced at $1800 (40% off).