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After the success of SEJ Summit Santa Monica on April 13th, Search Engine Journal is ready to announce the agenda for SEJ Summit Chicago on June 23rd at The Navy Pier.
SEJ Summit 2016: “A Day of Keynotes” is an intimate search marketing conference that features a full day of curated, keynote-style presentations by top marketing thought leaders. A wide array of search topics will be covered such as SEO, social media, content marketing, paid search, UX, CRO, Google Search, and soft skills such as cross-functional influencing and team management.
Each event is composed of eight sessions, four moderated Q&A panels, and over three hours of high-quality networking opportunities. A cocktail reception, lunch, and snack breaks are included.
SEJ Summit presentations contain no pitches, no product demos, and no sponsored content. Just actionable information designed with search and digital marketers in mind.
SEJ Summit Chicago Speakers and Sessions
Gary Illyes: Google Webmaster Trends Analyst, Google
Google & AMP–A Better Mobile Experience: Gary will explain what’s next for Accelerated Mobile Pages and what it means for big data.
Carolyn Shelby: Director of SEO, Tribune Publishing
Tune Up Your SEO: Do you field dozens of requests from your team to add “just one more beacon” or “one more tracking pixel” to your site for yet another random piece of software that you probably don’t need? Every single extra call, extra ping, and extra script decreases the speed and performance of your site. Carolyn’s session will cover the importance technical SEO and speed/performance tuning and how it can help you build a mean, lean SEO machine.
Brent Payne: CEO, Loud Interactive
Managing Your Big Site: At massive e-commerce companies, SEO can be a huge challenge. With thousands of product pages and hundreds of niches, staying on top of your SEO game across the board (and across departments) can be a struggle. Brent’s session will provide actionable tactics big brands should use to manage and improve their SEO.
Jordan Koene: Chief Evangelist, Searchmetrics
Surviving the Search Plateau: 3 Tactics to Bring Your Website’s SEO Visibility to New Heights: After following all best practices and fine-tuning your strategy, many businesses find their SEO plateaus. Jordan’s session will help you break free of that plateau and take your site to the next level. By igniting your content, expanding your reach, and recycling good SEO habits, you can re-energize your search effort to put your SEO visibility back on the up-and-up.
Erin Everhart: Lead Manager, Digital Marketing, The Home Depot
The Psychology of Marketing: Erin’s session will dive into the psychological side of marketing. She will discuss what types of emotions trigger purchases, how UX experience relates to how we market, and how all of these issues can be implemented into your SEO strategy.
Amy Vernon: Director of Audience Engagement, The Daily Dot
Lessons From the Newsroom: Why Search and Social Should Utilize Principles from Journalism: Amy Vernon of Daily Dot looks at search and social through the lens of a journalist and explains how key strategies for success in the newsroom can be applied to digital marketing. She will also share how and why SEOs should be concerned with audience engagement in 2016.
Akin Tosyali: Director, Digital Marketing, Grainger
Integrating SEO & Content Strategy to Exceed Customer Expectations: SEO and content marketing shouldn’t be an either-or game. Working together, these two strategies become the killer recipe your brand needs to succeed. Using real-life examples from his experience at Grainger, Akin will walk us through how his team implemented a data-driven SEO strategy into their digital content process to give their customers what they want.
Click here to buy your ticket for SEJ Summit Chicago. Super Early Bird ticket sale ends this Friday, April 22!
For information on SEJ Summit New York, visit our event page here.
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