SMX East 2014: The Conference, The Liveblog Schedule & More

EDITOR’S NOTE: Watch for new links in the session titles below! Throughout the conference, we’re updating them as the sessions happen.

Search Marketing Expo (SMX) East 2014 is right around the corner. In less than a month, Internet marketers will gather in the heart of New York for the much-anticipated conference. More than 100 SEO, SEM, social media and content marketing experts will share their top strategies and recommendations in tactic-packed sessions Sept. 30 through Oct. 2, Bruce Clay among them.

Where to Find Bruce

smx EAST 2014

  • Clay will lead his acclaimed One-Day SEO Training on Sept. 29 (it’s already sold out).
  • Clay and fellow search leaders will answer questions from the audience in the “Ask the Search Engines & SEOs” panel (always a big hit) at 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 2. Get there early — seats fill up fast when Bruce and VIPs from Bing, Google, Ford and more take the stage.
  • meetgreet_200x86When evening falls on Sept. 29, Clay can be found at the SMX Meet & Greet. Bruce Clay, Inc. is the SMX  Meet and Greet sponsor — come have a drink on Clay! Mix and mingle from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Inc Lounge (224 W. 49th St.).
  • Throughout the entire conference, you can stop by booth #406 in the Expo Hall to meet Bruce and co.

SMX East 2014 Liveblog Schedule

SMX East 2014 Kristi Kellogg Virginia Nussey

Virginia Nussey and I will be liveblogging key sessions throughout SMX East 2014. Here are the sessions you can expect to see covered on the blog, as they happen!

Day 1: Tuesday, Sept. 30

Time SMX East Session Blogger
9 a.m.

Search Marketing Boot Camp

9 a.m. Let’s Work Together: How SEO & SMM Can Help Each Other Kristi
10:45 a.m. Competitive Research for SEO Kristi
1:30 p.m. Search Marketing Boot Camp

3:30 p.m. Up Close with Twitter Cards & Facebook’s Open Graph Kristi
3:30 p.m. Search Marketing Boot Camp

6 p.m. Evening Forum with Danny Sullivan Kristi


Day 2: Wednesday, Oct. 1

Time SMX East Session Blogger
9 a.m. Learn with Google: Attribution Strategies Virginia
9 a.m. What SEOs Should Be Doing with Mobile Kristi
10:45 a.m. 25 Smart Examples of Structured Data You Can Use Now Virginia
10:45 a.m. Creating, Testing & Optimizing Paid Search Ads Kristi
1:30 p.m. Deconstructing Pigeon, Google’s New Local Search Algorithm Virginia
1:30 p.m. Tough Love: What I Wish CMOs Knew About Search Marketing Kristi
5 p.m. Keynote Conversation: Jonah Peretti, Founder & CEO of BuzzFeed Kristi


Day 3: Thursday, Oct. 2

Time SMX East Session Blogger
9 a.m. Keyword Research for Better Content & Audience Engagement Kristi
10:45 a.m. Conversion Rate Rock Stars Kristi
1 p.m. How to Secure Your Site for Google’s HTTPS Algorithm Kristi
2:30 p.m. Meet the Search Engines and SEOs Evan Auerbach


We’ll see you at the SMX East 2014! In the meantime, check out our SMX 2014 Speaker Interview Series.

Kristi Kellogg is a journalist, news hound, professional copywriter, and social (media) butterfly. Currently, she is a senior SEO content writer for Conde Nast. Her articles appear in newspapers, magazines, across the Internet and in books such as "Content Marketing Strategies for Professionals" and "The Media Relations Guidebook." Formerly, she was the social media editor at Bruce Clay Inc.

See Kristi's author page for links to connect on social media.

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2 Replies to “SMX East 2014: The Conference, The Liveblog Schedule & More”

Wish I could be there … instead, I’ll be hitting refresh on the liveblog about a month from now … have a good time there!

Thanks for the update. I’ll try to catch up and get some more information. Will interactive sessions be there? If yes, that will be very helpful.


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