Archive for May, 2009

Jim Stewart  who presented at Marketing Now! in Wellington is coming back to NZ in July to run a series of workshops on:

What is SEO? and Search Engine Strategies to Get you Found Online.

85% of website traffic comes from search engines. If you’re not being found on the first page of Google, you are losing a LOT of customers. Jim can get you there.

Come along and find out how.

Locations and Dates:

Monday July 20th Hamilton Sky City function centre

Tuesday July 21 Auckland Kingsgate Parnell

Wednesday July 22nd New Plymouth Quality Hotel

Friday July 24th Christchurch venue tbc

The workshops are half-day commencing at 9am through til 12 noon after which a light networking lunch will be provided from 12 – 1pm. The cost per workshop is $295 + GST with a 10% early bird discount if registered Before June 12.

What you will learn

  • How search engine lists web sites for free and through paid placements
  • How to get free ‘organic’ traffic by building a site that pleases search engines and your visitors
  • When and how to efficiently purchase listings guaranteed to rank your company at the top of search engine results
  • How to calculate the ROI of your search marketing efforts by tracking your visitors from the time they hit your site until they buy. And get tips on improving conversion if they don’t!
  • How to build links that generate traffic to your web site, and how to avoid the penalties of ‘spamming’ the search engines

And what’s coming next in the constantly evolving world of web search and how you can profit from those changes.

You’ll be able to register online by the end of next week. If you’d like to register your interest before then, email me at:


See you there!



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Brian Solis has updated his ebook which you can download here 

The methodologies and tactics required for effective blogger relations will shatter everything you were taught or thought you know about traditional PR. Part “un” common sense, part market expert, part enthusiast, and part customer, together, this guide will help you embody the new techniques and mastery necessary to effectively excel in media, analyst, and blogger relations today and tomorrow – while building long term, meaningful relationships along the way.

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