Attending online marketing conventions is a great way to make sure you’re up to date on everything Google. A lot of changes were made to the algorithm in 2012, so 2013 is the perfect time to learn about these changes and change your strategy accordingly. Attending a conference is a great way to hear from industry experts and get your strategy right as soon as the New Year starts.
Unfortunately, many of the January conventions require you to sign up a few weeks in advance. In other words, you don’t have much time! It’s important that you are aware of these upcoming conventions so that you can plan your trips before the holidays become hectic. Below are a few of the most popular online marketing conventions happening next month:
January 6th – 8th, New Media Expo (NMX), Las Vegas, Rio All Suites Hotel & Casino
This is a great conference and trade show for bloggers, podcasters, web TV and video series creators featuring 175 speakers on topics such as: How to Add Photography into Your Marketing Mix, Blog Monetization Overview, and Video Podcasting.
January 13th – 15th, Affiliate Summit West 2013, Las Vegas, Caesar’s Palace
This convention includes affiliate merchants, vendors, and networks including educational sessions on the latest trends, so it’s a must-see for those looking to spruce up an already OK SEO strategy. Keynote speakers include Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger and Julie Clark.
January 15th – 16th, Measuring Marketing ROI, San Francisco CA, Courtyard Downtown
Improving the return on investment (ROI) for your marketing initiatives requires a comprehensive approach to the measurement of marketing effectiveness and the analysis of financial outcomes. This two-day marketing ROI workshop will walk you through basic and more advanced techniques for measuring marketing impact on sales, revenue and ROI. Through interactive presentation and discussion, you will learn how to use measurements, analytics and financial discipline to guide the development of more profitable strategies and tactical marketing campaigns.
January 19th, B2Bcamp Atlanta, Atlanta
B2BCamp is a user organized gathering focused on B2B Sales and Marketing topics. B2BCamp is one of many “unconferences” held throughout the world. Although similar to traditional industry conferences, at B2BCamp there are no “attendees” because everyone participates in some manner.
January 24th – 25th, The Carnegie Conference, Florida, Walt Disney World
This conference deals with integrating traditional & digital marketing strategies. Explore the current state of digital marketing and learn how your peers are addressing the need to integrate digital with traditional strategies. Speakers include, Charles Scrase, Gary Steel, Peter Baron and Chief Digital Guy.
Do you know of any upcoming conferences a webmaster should prepare for right now? Let us know your suggestions in the comments below.
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