Social Media Marketing is all the rage, but there’s a lot more to Search Marketing than Social Media. SMS Bangalore is the first and only Search marketing conference in India to provide complete information about the emerging technologies that can increase sales and profits on and off the web.
Bangalore has been chosen to host India’s first Search Marketing Summit (SMS)
at the MVT, Akshaya Patra on February 2-3, 2011. Proceeds from this pioneering search technology conference, organized by the OME community, a popular online marketing enthusiast community will aid the Akshaya Patra Foundation. All the proceedings will go to Akshaya Patra Foundation. The internationally supported conference covers the full range of search marketing strategies and tactics. International search marketing leaders will share advanced tips and advice on the full spectrum of search marketing strategies, including SEO, PPC, Local, Mobile, and International Search, Social Commerce, Affiliate Marketing, Analytics, Social Media and much more. Keynotes and panel discussions by national and international experts and lunch and dinner networking activities promise to make SMS India 2011, Bangalore one of the most powerful search marketing events. The opening keynote speech will be provided by Gillian Muessig, president and co-founder of SEOmoz, providers of the world's most popular search marketing software.
There will be students and Professors in a panel discussion on How Academic Institutions should embrace and be on top of search and social media. Students and professors from Dublin City University and other premier institutes will be part of the discussion panel.
The conference brings together the brightest minds and most seasoned thought leaders together for one of the largest conferences in Bangalore. The search industry experts cover topics ranging from basics to advanced Search Marketing strategies. The sessions include real world case studies, workshops on Search Marketing, Link building 2.0 strategies, Social Media strategies, Affiliate marketing, Mobile marketing, Local and International search marketing tactics, Analytics and much more. The Web Marketing experts from across the globe will also discuss real world search marketing trends, techniques; explore critical search marketing challenges and how to overcome them.
The Registration Fee for the Summit is Rs 3750 for two days - the summit, lunch and networking. Those who register on or before Jan 15th 2011 will be eligible for a discount of Rs 500 and so the registration fee comes to Rs 3250.
The eminent panel of speakers includes:
- Gillian Muessig, President and Co-Founder of SEOmoz, USA.
- Ian McAnerin, Founder & CEO of McAnerin international Inc.
- John Barron, Internet Marketing Director, Gravity Free.
- Eric Weaver, Digital marketer and social media speaker
- Suhas Gopinath, President and CEO, Globals Inc
- Kiruba Shankar CEO, Business Blogging
- Ashwin Ramesh, Founder, OrganicApex
- Mani Karthik, Director, Social media & Online Marketing
- and several well known speakers and panelists
“Hosting a convention of this nature is a matter of great pride and esteem. Online marketers from not just Bangalore but from all over India will highly benefit from such knowledge-sharing platforms,” said Suresh Babu, and Shiva Purohith Co- Founders of Online Marketing Enthusiasts (OME) Community, an emerging group of passionate Online Marketers from Bangalore and the chief enablers of this summit “Our goal is to bring is to bring education and conferences affordable and accessible to everyone, which is what OME Community focuses on by holding free monthly meetups and workshops in IIM Bangalore educating students, small business and corporate to follow industry best practices and standards WMA along with Online Marketing Enthusiasts (OME) Community”
Says Suresh Babu, a globally recognized search marketer
The Search Marketing Summit, India has been hosted in Aid of the Akshaya Patra foundation which is the largest NGO-run School meal program in the world. The NGO is based in Bangalore and feeds more than 1.2 million underprivileged children in 8 states and 18 locations in India.
The Akshaya Patra Foundation is one of the major NGOs in India and has always made the best use of technology for social development. Akshaya Patra is constantly striving hard to keep its online presence at par with the best in the internet. To take it a step further, Akshaya Patra has taken this pioneering effort to bring together the best representatives of the Online marketing industry to share their expertise.
Shridhar Venkat, Executive director of the Akshaya Patra Foundation added, “2010 was an exciting year in terms of growth of Online Marketing trends. We are constantly finding ways to strengthen our online presence and thus the idea of Search Marketing Summit was born. We are very eagerly looking forward to SMS India that will kick-start 2011 and provide resourceful insights into the applications of emerging technology in day to day marketing for gaining that edge in the competitive sphere”.
For registrations and further information, please visit the official website of SMS India 2011 at: http://www.searchmarketingsummit.in/index.php
( This is a press release)