INTERNET.COM TO HOLD SEARCH ENGINE STRATEGIES '99 SEMINAR NOVEMBER 18; INDUSTRY EXPERT DANNY SULLIVAN TO MODERATE THE EVENT(WESTPORT, CT - September 7, 1999) - Search Engine Strategies '99: Techniques for Tapping Portal Traffic, a day long seminar for Web marketers which focuses on the latest strategies for generating traffic from search engines, will be held on November 18, 1999 in San Francisco. internet.com Corporation (Nasdaq: INTM), the E-Business and Internet Technology Network, is organizing the day long event.
Danny Sullivan, widely recognized as the world's leading expert on search engines and the Webmaster of internet.com's SearchEngineWatch.com (http://www.searchenginewatch.com), will moderate Search Engine Strategies '99. Search Engine Strategies '99 features presentations and panel discussions that cover all aspects of search engine related promotion. Workshops will address search engine marketing basics, designing search engine friendly sites, improving search engine ranking, buying banners and links, using meta tags and submission to directories. The day will end with a special "Meet The Search Engines" panel where attendees can ask specific search engine questions.
"This is the first time there's been a seminar completely devoted to search engine marketing issues and it's long overdue," said Sullivan. "Search engines are one of the most important ways users find Web sites, but they remain a mystery to many site owners. This seminar will help unlock those mysteries."
Confirmed speakers include representatives from [email protected] (Nasdaq:ATHM), Go, Inktomi (Nasdaq: INKT), Beyond Interactive, MMG's I-Search newsletter, Response Direct, Beyond Engineering, Grantastic Designs, SiteLab International and PositionPro.com. Additional speakers will be announced shortly.
To register online for Search Engine Strategies '99 or for more information, visit the site at http://seminars.internet.com. To register by phone call Bethany Schade at internet.com Corporation at 203-341-2805 or fax your order to 203-222-1679.
Sponsorships are available for the event. Contact Karen DeWeese for further details at [email protected] or call (203) 341-2849.
internet.com Corporation, based in Westport, Connecticut, is a leading provider of global real-time news and information resources for Internet industry and Internet technology professionals, Web developers and experienced Internet users. internet.com operates a network of 65 Web sites, 45 E-mail newsletters, 55 online discussion forums and 52 moderated E-mail discussion lists with over 1.8 million unique visitors that generate approximately 50 million page views monthly. internet.com's global presence includes editions in Canada, the United Kingdom, Arabia, Australia, Asia, China, France and Israel.
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