50+ lists of digital predictions for 2009

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Search Engine Strategies (New York) 2009

Your customers are Online - can they find your Website? Tri-State area and East Coast marketers, corporate decision makers, web developers and search engine marketing (SEM) specialists and rookies, including pay-per-click (PPC) advertisers and search engine optimization (SEO) consultants attend SES New York each year to network and learn the tips, tactics and strategies that aren't covered online. Approximately 7,000 search and digital enthusiasts are expected once again at SES NY. Your customers, colleagues and competition will be in attendance — will you?

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Date: 23 March 2009
Location: Hilton New York, UK

Search Engine Strategies (London) 2009

The definitive event for UK and European marketers, corporate decision makers, webmasters and search engine marketing (SEM) specialists, including pay per click (PPC) advertisers and search engine optimization (SEO) consultants. Attend SES London, network with your peers and learn the SEM tips, tactics and strategies that will grow your business online.

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Date: 17 February 2009
Location: Business Design Centre, UK

15% off Search Marketing Expo - SMX

logo_smx.pngIn these crunch-ridden times, a special offer is always welcome. And the generous folks at Search Marketing Expo have stepped up to the plate, with a handy 15% discount for the Expo in London on 4th and 5th of November.

To take advantage of this offer, use the discount code CHIN15 when registering.

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Mobile search and location reshaping the digital space

Locative media first came onto my radar in 2005 when notice of a collective called Proboscis and their Urban Tapestries initiative hit my inbox at NMK.

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Who's coming to Chinwag Live Search and Location Based Services?

If the list of companies attending our event tomorrow is anything to go by, the innovations and opportunities around search and location-based services are moving up the agenda.

From telecoms, portals, publishers, application developers and digital marketing agencies, to PR companies, ecommerce outfits, VCs and social networks - it's shaping up to be a classic Chinwag event that brings the different shades of digital together to collectively get to grips with the latest trends.

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Google4 Grown Ups and the Widget Web Expo discount giveaways

Widgets are nifty little things aren’t they?

They give you quick access to the web info that’s most important to you. They let you leverage and personalise your content so that you can cut out all that surplus web guff you don’t need.

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Search Engine Strategies (Chicago) 2009

SES Chicago, the only major Search Marketing Conference and Expo in the Midwest, will be packed with 60+ sessions, multiple keynotes and Orion Strategy sessions, exhibitors, networking events and more. We hope to see you there.

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Date: 7 December 2009
Location: Hilton Chicago, US

Search and location up a tree. K.I.S.S.I.N.G.

Every year it's the same moldy old format recycled round the media hype circuit. It's the year of the mobile web, of mashups. It's the end of print media, the death of the gatekeeper. Revolutions are ushering themselves in left, right and centre, and whoosh! Life as we know it will be forever unutterably changed... yeah!

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Google 4 Grown-Ups

This is a unique one-day training seminar & workshop, presented by Tim Ireland of Thoughtbubble. The workshop is designed for those trying to achieve an effective Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) strategy regardless of the business you are in.

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Date: 10 October 2008
Location: Radisson Edwardian Hotel, UK

Search vs Recommendation: different strokes for discovery?

Over the next few weeks Chinwag will be getting to grips with search in all its forms; from mobile and geo-location to SEO and paid search marketing. We gathered for the first in the series, Search vs Recommendation, on Tuesday 2nd September in Soho to discuss the relative plus points of blanket search systems, recommendation and review sites.

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Who's coming to Chinwag Live: Search vs Recommendation?

Right now, you can still book a ticket for Chinwag Live: Search vs Recommendation tomorrow night, Tuesday 2nd September, but we're closing bookings tomorrow morning.

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Are search and location based services going places?

Location and geolocation technologies might sound boring to the novice, but they're fuelling a raft of bold new web and mobile services with a social and locative flavour that are setting media and technology trendwatchers alight with excitement.

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The Guardian buys Madeleine McCann

Newspapers competing for audiences are not dissimilar to kids in a sandpit as they jostle for that top search engine ranking. The seach engine is king these days and online content is often written for SEO bots instead of human eyes. In fact this boring headline is written for Google.

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