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10 Awesome Reasons To Attend SMX

Proven search marketing tactics, incredible speakers, and an outstanding value!

The only constant in search marketing is change… and that’s never been more true than now. The events of 2020 drove an unprecedented number of users from brick-and-mortar locations to the digital world, giving search marketers the opportunity to reach new customers in personalized, engaging ways and deliver remarkable digital experiences.

If you want to succeed, you have to train. Join us online in 2021 for any or all of the six virtual conferences on the SMX schedule, each featuring empowering keynotes, tactic-rich sessions, and invaluable community networking — all for fraction of the price of attending in-person!

Choose the 2021 editions of SMX that are right for you:

SMX Next – November 9-10
Discover next-gen strategies, emerging tactics, and expert insights that will prepare you for the future.

SMX Build – December 14
Sharpen the technical SEO and PPC skills that will give you an advantage in an increasingly automated world.

SMX Report – Available On-Demand
Learn how to implement proven strategies and tactics for measuring search marketing success.

SMX Create – Available On-Demand
Discover specific tactics for creating and distributing compelling content and ad copy.

SMX Advanced – Available On-Demand
Skip the basics and hit the ground running with this experts-only search marketing training event.

SMX Convert – Available On-Demand
Explore paid search optimization strategies and on-SERP elements like Featured Snippets and Image Packs.

While these virtual events are geared towards the North American market, international attendees are welcome and encouraged! Visit the SMX homepage for more details on region-specific events in Germany, the UK, and France.

Nearly 100,000 marketers from around the planet have trusted SMX to deliver actionable, brand-safe tactics that generate quality traffic, leads, conversions, and sales. Now, it’s your turn.

Keep reading for more reasons to attend!

1. Unbiased, trustworthy content.

SMX is programmed by the experts at Search Engine Land, the publication of record for search marketers. That means the content you get will be unbiased, trustworthy, and hot-off-the-press.

2. 100% virtual.

While we wade back into “the new normal” of large, in-person events, we’re continuing to stream the premium SMX content you know and love directly to your computer. No plane ticket or time out of the office required.

3. On-demand access.

Whether your schedule is a bit more chaotic than usual, you’re in a different timezone, or you just can’t make time during the workday — it doesn’t matter. We’re offering both live and on-demand viewing so you can train at your convenience.

4. All-new pricing.

If you’re like most marketers, you’re juggling a ton of financial priorities right now. We’re thrilled to offer you the entire SMX experience at an all-new price point — because everyone deserves access to expert-led training, no matter their budget. Visit the SMX homepage to select an event and learn more about pricing.

5. Get your questions answered.

Join speakers for live Q&A during Overtime! This is your exclusive opportunity to dig deeper into the material presented, hear what your SMX community has to say, and get your questions answered.

6. Invaluable connections.

Growing your professional network when in-person events are on-hold is no easy feat. SMX gives you the opportunity to connect with like-minded attendees in a welcoming, virtual environment with events like Community Meetups and SMX Connect, our 1:1 networking experience. (Available at select 2021 events.)

7. 100% reputable.

Speakers are held to the highest ethical standards. You’ll only learn tactics that are safe for your brand or clients. No get-rich-quick schemes that might land you in hot water with regulators, the search engines, or your boss.

8. Deep dive workshops.

Hungry for more? SMX offers additional, two-day workshop opportunities so you can dive deep into your search marketing specialty. Visit the SMX homepage to select an event and learn more about available workshops!

9. Ultimate team-building experience.

The more, the merrier at SMX. Invite your team to attend along with you — and whether you log in together at the office or in your own homes, you’ll soon be speaking the same language and working towards a shared vision of success. You’ll also lock in sweet group discounts of up to 20% of your total registration! Visit the SMX homepage to select an event and learn more about group pricing.

10. Safe environment.

As with our in-person events, we are proud to deliver a welcoming, harassment-free virtual conference experience for everyone – attendees, speakers, sponsors, staff. No exceptions. Period.

Bonus Reason: Earn an official Certificate of Completion

When you attend SMX, you’re making a commitment to further your career. That kind of initiative deserves recognition! Attend an entire event track to receive your very own Certificate of Completion and a digital badge, perfect for posting to your social profiles and website. Attend multiple tracks to earn multiple certificates.

Use your Certificate of Completion to:

– Verify to your manager that you attended the event
– Demonstrate your knowledge of the latest industry topics and trends
– Beef up your CV and resumé
– Showcase your involvement in the search marketing community

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