SEO Conferences and the Future of Live Search Events

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Listen in to this episode of Search & Deploy to hear the latest about the SEO conference industry.

You’ll learn about launching a conference company in the current world of search and how making things a little different can help with industry disruption (such as an English company launching a conference series in Las Vegas).

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Rapid-Fire Takeaways from Authority Rainmaker

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Authority Rainmaker came and went two weeks ago, but its impact is still being felt.

In this episode of The Lede, Demian Farnworth and Jerod Morris go back and forth delivering quick-hit takeaways from the conference that stuck with them once they left Denver.

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The Introvert’s Guide to Surviving an In-Person Conference

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Tonight kicks off our Authority Rainmaker conference in Denver, Colorado, and many of us are terrified.

Here’s the thing: we’re a company mostly made up of introverts.

We all fall somewhere on an “introvert’s scale” that ranges from extreme discomfort in social settings, to mild dread, to slight concern before entering a packed room.

So an event like Authority Rainmaker tests us. It gives us a chance to practice extroversion, even if it’s just for a couple of days.

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8 Tips for Running Wildly Successful In-Person Events

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As soon as I walked in the room, I could feel the energy of the audience. There was a palpable buzz of anticipation and excitement in the air.

We were all waiting for Seth Godin to deliver the opening keynote at Copyblogger Media’s first-ever live event, Authority Intensive.

Everyone was excited about Seth, but as members of the Copyblogger community, we were also completely delighted to be together, in person, all in one room.

It felt like we were in the middle of a huge family reunion of people we really wanted to hang out with. People we actually like.

Live events. There’s nothing like them.

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Take Your Content Marketing to the Next Level at Authority Rainmaker (And Save)

The “what” and “why” phases of the content marketing revolution are over. To effectively gain and maintain your competitive advantage, you need a clear and concise strategy with the exact tactics to effectively execute.

More than that, you need the best talent you can get. You’re tasked with finding and assessing the right strategic partners, content production pros, and technical resources to optimize the audience experience that builds your business.

Enter Authority Rainmaker. Happening again this year in Denver, Colorado, it’s live content marketing training and networking for real-world results.

There’s an amazing lineup of keynote speakers and presentations from industry experts. There’s a stunning venue. There are parties and networking opportunities galore.

Super Early Bird pricing is now in effect, which saves you $500 off full price. The price goes up on January 15, so don’t wait and pay more.

Give yourself an early holiday gift that pays you back for the rest of your career. Join us May 13-15, 2015 in sunny Denver, Colorado for Authority Rainmaker.

Get all the details here.

Save $100 on SMX East in New York

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Search Marketing Expo is the world’s largest search engine marketing conference, and this fall SMX East will take place in the nation’s most populous city.

And if you’re planning on heading to New York City for SMX East (September 30 – October 2), we’ve got a way for you to save $100.

Just use the code smx100copy at checkout to save $100.

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