Many readers here are local to Minnesota although there are a few that live in eastern Washington. If you’re a 509-er, this is for you.
On Thursday, February 4th, some of the best local search minds will be presenting two half-day sessions in Spokane, WA. The event is called Local University put on by getlisted.org. The premise is to show Spokane-area business folks how to leverage the Internet to bring in local traffic.
We’re bringing in some of the nation’s leading online marketing experts for an intensive, four-hour crash course in Internet marketing that will help you navigate the possibilities for marketing your business on the web.
- Mike Blumenthal – Understanding Google Maps and Local Search (a must-read industry blog)
- Mary Dowling – Optimized
- Matt McGee – Small Business Search Marketing (overall good guy)
- David Mihm – Portland-based and well known for his Local Search Ranking Factors
- Ed Reese – Blogger at Sixth Man Marketing
It should be well-worth the $129. If you’re in the area, spread the word.
A bonus, it looks like Gonzaga has a home basketball game that night. During college, I spent some time at their music building. It’s a nice campus and it sounds like their McCarthey Athletic Center is a great place to see a game.