Speaker: Joe Laratro & Molly Smith
August 3, 2016
6:00 pm – Registration
7:00 pm – Presentation
8:15 pm – Networking
NOAH’s Event Center
2251 N Greenville Ave
Richardson, TX 75083Plenty of FREE parking available
Joe Laratro on Winning the Marketing War in 2016
Joe Laratro returns to Dallas in August with an up-to-the-minute look at what actually works in online marketing today.
Joe is a long-time friend of DFWSEM and we’re excited to have him back with us on August 3rd.
When we ask Joe Laratro to bring something amazing for our audience, we know he’ll always come through. We always imagined it would be good, but we never imagined he’d bring us a Googler! You read that right people…Google Partner Consultant Molly Smith joins Joe for one of the most exciting and valuable presentations of the entire year at DFWSEM. Molly specializes in performance branding and lead generation at the world’s largest search engine.
Yes, that’s right…you get Joe Laratro and Molly Smith together, and the chance to learn exactly what you need to do to get things moving in your business in 2016.
and there’s more!
Joe Laratro is also bringing a chance to WIN a Gold Pass to Pubcon Vegas 2016! There’s just one thing you need to do to be in the running for this outstanding prize. You have to be in the room at the time of the draw. It’s as simple as that. Come to the meeting and you could be catching up with Joe Laratro in Las Vegas this November.
All the good stuff
Joe and Molly will focus on ways you can work smarter, using specific tactics that will improve your search marketing performance. Moving the needle is about practical applications that are making websites more successful today.
This ultimate tag team presentation will cover two key areas.
Organic search will include a variety of specialized tactics in the realm of content optimization, link building, local search, website architecture and maintenance issues.
Paid search topics will cover some of the latest features in Adwords and exciting advanced strategies for using remarketing, RLSAs, and smart lists.
You can’t miss this
We asked Joe to give us a sneak peek at his presentation, and that was when we knew it was time to strap in for the ride of the year. The night will be filled with tactics and insights that can truly change your year! Here are just a few of the slides that made us sit up and take notice:
- Themed sub links in a responsive world
- Unlinked mentions
- Negative SEO you need to be aware of
- Rankbrain / usability factors
- The content optimization checklist
- Maintenance issues, including Google Search Console key points and Intelligence alerts in Google Analytics
So, there are two things you have to do right now. First, make a note of the DFWSEM Meeting date, one week earlier than usual in August. Next, click this link to Register and save your place.
Let’s make it epic
We don’t want you to keep this fantastic opportunity quiet, and we definitely don’t want you to come alone! Share the event with as many colleagues and friends as you can find.
We’ve made it super easy for you to bring non-members along too. Guests who have never attended a DFWSEM Meeting before can register for free with the code needlebounce. We hope you’ll take up this fantastic opportunity to hear Joe Laratro and Molly Smith speak at DFWSEM.
Register now to secure your ticket and join us at NOAH’S Event Center on August 3rd . Meet and Greet begins with check-in and a free drink ticket at 6.00pm. Be sure to join us after the presentations for networking, light supper, and another free drink!
About Joe Laratro
Joe is President and Founder of Tandem Interactive. He founded the company in April 2006 to focus specifically on underserviced areas of online marketing. Tandem is a boutique-style agency that provides SEM services to help clients achieve website success through online marketing strategies with the goal of driving bottom line results.
Joe has deep roots in the tech and computer world; running his own BBS as far back as the late 80s. He joined the digital marketing industry back in 1999 because he saw its potential and envisioned what search marketing would become. Before starting Tandem, Joe spent seven years as CTO for one of the top SEO companies in the United States for seven years and made South Florida Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40 List. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), of the first 100 certified Google AdWords Professionals, and a major contributor to the DMA’s search engine marketing certification program, authoring “Module 6: Fundamentals of Site Optimization”.
Joe has also been teaching Advanced Search Marketing courses for the University of San Francisco since 2006.
If you’ve met Joe Laratro in person, there’s a good chance your first introduction was at Pubcon, where he is Lead Moderator and serves on the Advisory Board. He has been very involved with the conference side of digital marketing throughout his career, teaching SEM best practices across the nation. He is a former President for South Florida Interactive Marketing Association, and through Tandem Interactive continues to be a steady contributor to the South Florida IMA.
About Molly Smith
Molly is an experience digital advertising and marketing consultant, specializing in performance branding and lead generation at Google. Her current focus is on growing and expanding Google’s operations with locally-focused business. Since joining Google in 2011, she has worked on Google’s Sales team, consulting businesses on their digital marketing strategy.
Molly has been recognized by Google with five company awards, and is highly respected for her ability to develop online marketing & media strategy for small to medium businesses. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology & Computer Applications from the University of Notre Dame.