The Best SEO Conferences to Attend in 2015

If SEO and content marketing is important to you and your business, you’re not alone. I mean this in two ways. One: Everybody who does business online these days need to know some of the principles of SEO to be successful. Two: You don’t have to struggle through on your own to learn SEO or get better at it. That’s what these SEO conferences for 2015 are all about. Pick one (or more!) and go.

SMX Advanced

This conference is for the experienced internet marketers out there. It’s where leaders come to be among other leaders in the industry. The presentations include: tips for driving traffic, increasing conversions from paid search, SEO, social media marketing, and a lot more.

Attendees range from CEO to Marketing Analyst and guest speakers included Matt Cutts of Google, and the editors of Search Engine Land, Danny Sullivan and Chris Sherman.

Dates for 2015:

June 2-3; Seattle, Washington

For more information:

www.searchmarketingexpo.com/advanced.

Or, follow on Twitter: @SMX

SES Conference & Expo

The SES Conference series presented by Search Engine Watch provides opportunities to attend across the U.S. and the World. The conferences focus on the best practices in digital marketing. Attendees have access to multiple days of sessions, keynotes, training workshops and networking events.

Here is the 2015 conference list:

  • London: Feb 9-11
  • Jakarta: Mar 24-25
  • Miami: Mar 26
  • New York: Mar 30-Apr 1
  • Shanghai: May (dates not set)
  • Toronto: June (dates not set)
  • Atlanta: July (dates not set)
  • Hong Kong: Aug (dates not set)
  • San Francisco: Aug (dates not set)
  • Denver: Oct (dates not set)
  • Chicago: Nov ( dates not set)
  • Bangkok: Nov (dates not set)
  • Singapore: Dec (dates not set)

Or, follow on Twitter: @ClickZLive

MozCon

Boasted as not your typical marketing conference, MozCon is three days of forward-thinking, actionable sessions on SEO, social media, community building, content marketing, brand development, CRO, mobile, analytics and more.

Speakers include: Cyrus Shepard of Moz, Dana DiTomaso of KickPoint, Pete Meyers of Moz, Rand Fishkin of Moz, and Wil Reynods of SEER Interactive.

2015 dates: July 13-15; Seattle, Washington

For more information: www.moz.com/mozcon

Or, follow on Twitter: @Moz

 

Content Marketing World

Content Marketing World is put on by the people of the Content Marketing Institute.  Every year they bring people together to discuss the latest content marketing trends and best practices. With over 80 sessions there are plenty of topics to learn more about, including: strategy, integration, measurement and more. 2,600 marketers from 50 countries joined in 2014 and in they expect more than that in 2015.

Some of the top speakers for 2015 include Author Kristina Halvorson, David Beebe of Marriott International, and Rand Fishkin of Moz.

2015 dates: September 8-11; Cleveland, Ohio

For more information: www.contentmarketingworld.com

Or, follow on Twitter: @CMIcontent

 

Inbound

Focused on inbound marketing Inbound, according to their website, giving the inspiration, education and connections you need to transform your business. There are 4 days of training with 170-plus educational sessions.

Past keynotes included Arianna Huffington, Seth Godin, Nate Silver, and Scott Harrison.

2015 dates: September 8-11; Boston, Massachusetts

For more information: www.inbound.com

Or, follow on Twitter: #Inbound14

 

eMetrics Summit

eMetrics Summit is for the big data for marketing conference. It’s the only event dedicated to digital analytics and marketing optimization. It focuses on driving business results through data and technology.

People who should attend this conference include CMOs, VPs/Directors, Departmental Managers, Web/Digital Analysts, BI Experts, CIOs, IT Directors/Managers, and Architects. There are six different cities in 2015 where you can attend an eMetrics Summit.

  • San Francisco: Mar 20-April 2
  • Chicago: June 8-11
  • Milan: July 1-2
  • Boston: Sept 27-Oct 1
  • London: Oct 27-28
  • Berlin: Nov 4-5

For more information: www.emetrics.org

Or, follow on Twitter: @emetrics

 

No matter if you attend all or just one, it’s important to enhance your skill as an SEO leader through education and discussion with your peers. That’s why making it a point to visit one of these in 2015 can be a great new year’s resolution.

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