Pubcon, the premier social media and optimization conference, is thrilled to announce a stellaragenda of social media stars as we unveil an impressive grid of sessions for Pubcon New Orleans 2013 taking place at the New Orleans Convention Center — widely regarded as one of the top convention centers in the world — on April 22 – 25.
Pubcon New Orleans 2013 will feature entire session tracks dedicated to search engine optimization (SEO), local search issues, social media optimization (SMO), building links, search marketing, social media marketing (SMM), the affiliate landscape, content marketing, and in-house SEO, along with complete tracks focused on Pubcon’s famous live interactive site reviews and expert spotlights — where you get more uninterrupted time with some of the world’s top speakers.
The entire strong lineup of sessions, tracks, and speakers is filling up more every day, and while ourgrid of sessions is not yet fully complete, we wanted to share the astonishingly diverse collection we’ve already got in place for Pubcon New Orleans 2013, and invite you to register today for the year’s biggest and best social media and optimization conference.
The Pubcon New Orleans 2013 SEO conference track includes a session on optimizing popular content management system (CMS) WordPress, with panelists Carolyn Shelby, director of SEO at Tribune Company, Ben Cook, president at Direct Match Media, Brian Lafrance, marketing director at AuthorityLabs, and Michael David, founder of TastyPlacement.
Lisa Weinberger, director of content promotion and SEO at Bankrate, Inc., and Christi Olson, search marketing manager at Harry & David.
Examine some of the hottest topics in today’s search scene with "Author Tags & Schema: Co-Citation SEO," featuring Jim Boykin, founder and chief executive at Internet Marketing Ninjas, Marcus Tober, chief technology officer at Searchmetrics Inc., and Rob Garner, author of Search and Social and founder of Rob Garner Consulting.
Pubcon New Orleans 2013′s lineup includes an expert spotlight session with Krista Neher, chief executive at BootCampDigital, in which she’ll examine "Harnessing the Power of Visual Social Media Marketing."
Google’s trusted author implementations and its Panda and Penguin updates.
Additional expert spotlight sessions at Pubcon New Orleans 2013 will feature WrightIMC chief executive and founder Tony Wright looking at proactive reputation management, and Kate Buck, chief executive and social media manager at KBJOnline.com examining marketing with Pinterest.
Christina Zila, director of communications at Textbroker International, and Dave Rohrer, senior SEO strategist at Covario.
These are only a small sample of the more than one hundred stellar social media and online marketing and technology sessions lined up for Pubcon New Orleans 2013, featuring a virtual who’s who on the world’s best new media innovators, including Andy Beal, Dennis Yu, Alison Zarrella, Will Scott, Scott Polk, Jennifer Vaniderstyne, Dixon Jones, Rick Galan, Steve Hammer, John Ellis, Joanna Lord, Michael Gray, Brad Geddes, Christine Churchill, Tim Ash, Todd Malicoat, Duane Forrester, Lisa Buyer, and so many more.
STRONG PUBCON KEYNOTES ALSO IN STORE
Along with the world’s best technology sessions, Pubcon New Orleans 2013 will also feature three major keynote address presentations.
Pubcon New Orleans 2013 will feature a major kick-off keynote address by Michael Slaby, Obama for America chief integration and innovation officer — the chief technology officer behind one of social media’s greatest success stories — and additional major keynotes by Dave McClure, noted venture capitalist and founding partner at 500 Startups, and Chris Pirillo, popular online entrepreneur and founder of digital culture company LockerGnome.
2013 PUBCON MASTERS TRAINING GROUP
Pubcon New Orleans 2013 will also feature a fresh agenda of the always-popular Pubcon Masters Group intensive training program, featuring three premium tracks of sessions dedicated to pay-per-click (PPC) and landing page optimization (LPO), organic search engine optimization (SEO), and social media marketing and optimization (SMM and SMO). The Pubcon Masters Group is a limited-attendance educational training program taking place the day before the official conference begins, featuring an intensive three-track day of industry-leading PPC, LPO, SMM, SMO, and SEO learning from expert instructors.
Don’t miss out on these and other top speakers who will make Pubcon New Orleans 2013 the year’stop social media and optimization conference, and register today at some of the fairest pre-conference early-bird rates in the industry. We look forward to seeing you among the thousands who will come learn and celebrate with Pubcon in The Big Easy on April 22 – 25 at the state-of-the-art New Orleans Convention Center.
Lane R. Ellis