Local Business Marketing Summit

Local Business Marketing Summit

20 video sessions with local marketing experts sharing digital strategies that really work for local business

Free, online event September 19-20, 2018

Presented by

Local Marketing Institute
Better Business Bureau
Local Search Forum

FEATURED SPEAKERS

The summit features the most well-respected local marketing experts in the world. They've agreed to share their tips and techniques to help you be more successful at online marketing.

Myles Anderson

Myles Anderson
CEO of BrightLocal, Search Engine Land Contributor

Mike Blumenthal

Mike Bluementhal

"All local all the time." 
Co-Founder LocalU & GetFiveStars

My motto: All local all the time.  Co-Founder LocalU & GetFiveStars. A localholic by vocation and avocation.

Bernadette Coleman

Founder & CEO of AdviceLocal, Contributor for Search Engine Journal, LSA Insider, Forbes

Chris Dreyer

Chris Dreyer

Founder & CEO of Ranking.io, Contributor for Legal Ink, Attorney at Work, Moz

Joy Hawkins

Joy Hawkins
President of Sterling Sky, Google My Business Top Contributor, SMX , Search Engine Land

Joel Headley

Joel Headley
Director of Local SEO for PatientPop, Former Google Ops Manager, LocalU Instructor

Laurie Macomber

Laurie Macomber

President of Blue Skies Marketing, Local, SEO, and Content Marketing Expert 

Marcus Miller

Marcus Miller
Digital Strategist at BowlerHat, Moz and Search Engine Land Contributor

David Mihm

David Mihm
Founder of Tidings, Co-founder of LocalU, Former Director of Local Search for Moz

Evan Oder

Evan Oder

Founder & CEO of Map Labs, Google Partner, and Google Official City Partner

Conrad Saam

Conrad Saam
GM of Mockingbird Marketing, Former Director of Marketing for Both UrbanSpoon and Avvo

Darren Shaw

Darren Shaw
Whitespark Founder, Oversees Local Search Ranking Factors and Local Search Ecosystem

Joe Danzer

Joe Danzer

Google Street View for Business Trusted Photographer, award winning photographer

Martha van Berkel

Martha van Berkel

Co-founder of Schema App, Local Schema Markup Expert, MIT Certificate in Strategy

Dennis Yu

Dennis Yu
Chief Technology Officer of BlitzMetrics, Contributor for WSJ and Social Media Examiner

Dan Liebson

Dan Leibson
VP of Search for Local SEO Guide, In-House and Agency Expertise

YOU'RE GOING TO LEARN SO MUCH!

Discover what really works for local businesses in the most critical areas of online marketing.

Local Search

Local Search

Reviews & Ratings

Reviews & Ratings

Social Media

Social Media

Online Advertising

Online Advertising

Email Marketing

Email Marketing

Websites

Websites

WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND?

1. You get access to amazing speakers and content


The speakers at the Local Business Marketing Summit are some of the best local marketing experts in the world. They won't distract you with shiny object, recommend questionable tactics that can hurt your business, or bog you down in minutia. They're sharing practical, effective, and proven digital marketing strategies.


2. You'll grow your business


As a local business, these sessions will help better market your business online to attract more customers, keep customers coming back, and ultimately grow your business. As a marketing or web development agency, these sessions will help you make your customers more successful!


3. You'd spend a lot of money to get content like this


Conferences like this can cost hundreds or even thousands of dollars ... plus the cost of travel. But we can offer you the same quality sessions for a lot less because we don't have the overhead of a physical, in-person event.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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Who is this event for?

This summit is for anyone who wants to market local businesses online, including:

  • Marketing agencies or web developers that provide services for local businesses.
  • Local businesses with storefronts, like retailers, salons or restaurants.
  • Local businesses that go to a customer's location, like electricians, plumbers or landscapers.
  • Franchise and chain owners / operators ... at the local, regional or corporate level.
  • Local organizations like churches, schools or government offices.
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How do I watch the sessions?

Before the summit begins, you will be sent an email with instructions on how to access the video sessions. The event is 100% online and you can access it with your computer, tablet or mobile device from anywhere in the world. After the summit, all sessions will be available on-demand to Local Marketing Institute VIPs on our website. For more information on VIP membership, click here

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Can I ask questions during the sessions?

Yes! Our presenters are great about responding to questions and love to teach. Each session has a comments section where you can ask specific questions that you may have. We will monitor the comments and reply to them as soon as possible. If you'd like to ask questions in advance, please introduce your self and submit questions below.

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What if I can't attend the summit?

If for some reason, you can't attend the summit live on September 19-20, you can watch all of the sessions afterward, on-demand, in the Local Marketing Institute VIP area. For more information on VIP membership, click here.

ABOUT LOCAL MARKETING INSTITUTE

Eric Shanfelt

Eric Shanfelt is the Founder and CEO of Local Marketing Institute. He has  25 years of experience in digital marketing and has served as the Senior VP of Digital for multiple companies including Penton Media and HarperCollins.


Eric has a passion for local businesses. He left his position as the Chief Digital Officer for a major publisher and started Local Marketing Institute to teach local businesses and marketing agencies how to successfully market a local business online.


Local Marketing Institute provides online, digital marketing training for local businesses and the marketers and developers who serve them. We teach effective digital marketing strategies to help you attract new customers, build customer loyalty, and successfully grow your business.

REGISTER FOR THE SUMMIT

Registration is free for a limited time only. Be sure to register now to save your seat!

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