SMX West Announces Keynote Lineup

(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – The producers of Search Marketing Expo – SMX West today announced the keynote lineup for the March 8-10 conference, which will be held at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, CA.

SMX West conference chair and editor-in-chief Danny Sullivan will deliver his prospective on internet marketing’s hottest topics in his State of Search Marketing keynote. Topics he’ll cover include the convergence of search and social media, content farms and the shift from browser-based search to mobile apps.

Foursquare Director of Business Development Tristan Walker will participate in a keynote conversation about location-based internet services, how they are changing consumer behavior and the implications for brand marketers. Walker will be interviewed by Search Engine Land Executive Editor Chris Sherman and Sullivan.

Author Steven Levy spent two years “embedded” with Google, attending strategy and development meetings, interviewing key people, and closely observing the company’s inner workings. His keynote will discuss what he learned prior to the release of his new book In The Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives.

In addition to these keynotes, the SMX West conference agenda features more than 60 sessions from more than 100 speakers on paid search advertising, SEO, social media marketing and more. See the complete SMX West agenda at

All Access conference tickets, which include access to sessions, keynotes, meals and networking activities, are now available for $1495. One day All Access, Workshop, Networking and free Expo+ passes are also available.

Register online for SMX West at or by calling (877) 242-5242.