Conferences/Educ.

Welcome Local U Austin Attendees (#localu)

Filed in Conferences/Educ. by Matt McGee on February 6, 2013 3 Comments
Welcome Local U Austin Attendees (#localu)

If you’re reading this while at the Local University workshop, a big welcome to you. Thanks for visiting SmallBusinessSEM.com. In my presentation, I mention several web sites, articles, and other links that you may not have had time to jot down while I was speaking. If that’s the case, here are all the references I [...]

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Local U Headed to Texas in Two Weeks

Filed in Conferences/Educ. by Matt McGee on January 21, 2013 0 Comments
Local U Headed to Texas in Two Weeks

If you’re a small business located in Austin or Corpus Christi, TX — or you know one that is — give some thought to attending our upcoming Local University workshops. We’ll be in Austin on February 6th for two half-day sessions. Choose either the 8am to noon session or the 1pm to 5pm session, whatever [...]

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LocalU.org: New Name, New Website, Same Great Small Business Workshops

Filed in Conferences/Educ. by Matt McGee on January 7, 2013 4 Comments
LocalU.org: New Name, New Website, Same Great Small Business Workshops

You won’t be hearing me refer to “GetListed.org Local University” anymore. It’s not that the local/small business workshops are finished … quite the contrary. They’re alive and well, and operating under a new name: Local University The link there is to the new website, LocalU.org, which includes some more background in this blog post by [...]

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SMX West: Must Have Local Search Tactics (What I’m Looking For)

Filed in Conferences/Educ. by Matt McGee on January 2, 2013 1 Comment
SMX West: Must Have Local Search Tactics (What I’m Looking For)

SMX West is a little more than two months away — it’s happening March 11-13 in San Jose, California. I’ll be coordinating and moderating three sessions, two of which are mostly set for speakers. The third session, though, is currently accepting pitches: Must-Have Local Search Tactics If you’re interested in speaking on that session, here’s [...]

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Matt’s Unofficial Tips for Pitching to Speak at SMX

Filed in Conferences/Educ. by Matt McGee on November 27, 2012 3 Comments
Matt’s Unofficial Tips for Pitching to Speak at SMX

(Disclaimer: As the headline says, this article doesn’t represent an official SMX position. These are my personal thoughts, based on how I like to put a session together and what I like to see in session pitches. Other session coordinators may do things differently, and may not agree with the tips I share below.) In [...]

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Last Call: SMX Social Media Speaking Pitches Closing This Week

Filed in Conferences/Educ. by Matt McGee on October 15, 2012
Last Call: SMX Social Media Speaking Pitches Closing This Week

Quick heads up for the excellent bloggers and Twitter users that might be reading: We’ll be closing the speaker pitch form for SMX Social Media on Friday. The conference happens in early December in Las Vegas, and I’m coordinating two sessions: Traffic Boosting Twitter Tactics Blow Me Away Blogging I have a bunch of excellent [...]

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