Cyrus owns Fazillion Media and acts as an SEO consultant to businesses around the world. He spent several years at the SEO software company Moz where he helped lead SEO and content marketing. Most of all, he loves SEO. He loves reading Google patents, running experiments, discovering new techniques, and teaching everything he knows through blog posts and speaking engagements.
VP Operations, Distilled
Rob Ousbey is a VP at Distilled – the online marketing company with offices in Seattle, New York and London. Rob joined Distilled’s London office in 2008, and in 2010 moved to Seattle to run the newly launched Distilled US. He built a team of online marketing experts who deliver strategic and tactical work for everyone from small startups to the world’s largest brands.
Outside of Distilled, Rob has launched a number of popular SEO tools & social accounts, and loves exploring the best hiking spots the US has to offer with his wife and son.
President & Partner, Kick Point
Dana is President & Partner at Kick Point, where she applies marketing into strategies to grow clients’ businesses, in particular to ensure that digital and traditional play well together. With her deep experience in digital, Dana can separate real solutions from wastes of time (and budget).
Dana was born in a steel mill but overcame these humble beginnings to move to Edmonton in 2010. In her spare time, Dana is the past-president of the Advertising Club of Edmonton and is the weekly technology columnist on CBC Edmonton AM. She also enjoys drinking fancy beer and yelling at football players.
Ruth Burr Reedy
Director of Strategy, UpBuild
Ruth Burr Reedy is the Director of Strategy at UpBuild, a technical marketing agency specializing in technical SEO, advanced web analytics, and whole-funnel optimization. At UpBuild, Ruth leads the team of Senior Marketing Strategists to drive client success and grow the business. Ruth has been working in SEO since 2006, as an independent consultant, at digital marketing agencies, and in-house at companies such as GameHouse and Moz. Ruth lives in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and can be found tweeting as @ruthburr – follow her for live tweets of the conference.
Eric Van Buskirk
Van Buskirk oversaw nine of the largest SEO and content marketing data studies of 2016 and 2017. His company, ClickStream, did the research for client Neil Patel (NeilPatel.com). His main focus for the studies were keywords, semantic SEO, and how links effect search engine ranking.
Van Buskirk was also Project Director for the “1 Million Google Search Results” rank study for Brian Dean of Backlinko. It was the number one up-voted piece of Q1 2016 on inbound.org and GrowthHackers.com.
CEO, Xight Interactive
Jason Acidre is the founder and CEO of Xight Interactive. He is one of the leading SEO authorities in the Philippines and is renowned the world over for his contributions to the state of knowledge in the craft. He is the author of the popular digital marketing blog Kaiserthesage and is the former President of SEO Organization Philippines. Jason has been featured in SEO publications such as Moz and has spoken in international conferences such as Marketing Festival in the Czech Republic.
Whenever he can find time away from Gunpla, basketball, and general “bumming around activities”, Jec juggles stay-at-home dad duties and freelance content / SEO management. He started as a writer / editor for one of the pioneers in console and PC blogging website in 2006. He then went on to handle several paid / organic link building, content marketing, and search engine optimization projects the last 10 years. Today he works on offshore projects ranging from online advertising networks, e-commerce sites, and real estate campaigns that generate over $60 million annual revenue.
Director, Ayima Search Marketing
With over 15 years’ experience in the industry, Dean has developed a holistic approach to SEO, driving industry leading results for true-enterprise blue-chip clients across a number of global sectors including online gaming, fashion, travel, telecoms, and finance. As Director of Asian Operations for Ayima Digital Marketing, Dean has a resolute view on what kind of SEO businesses should be investing in. This view that shines through in his presentations has recently helped provide tangible results such as a 230% organic traffic increases in the competitive world of online casinos, and an 80% YoY uplift in organic traffic revenue for a large financial client using data driven off-page SEO techniques.
Founder, 50x Digital Inc.
Sam Nam is Founder and CEO of 50x Digital, an agency specializing in offshore staffing solutions for technology companies. He is also Co-Founder and CMO for Neat Brands (Dronefly.com / DSLRPros.com) and ZVentures (Inkjets.com / CarrotInk.com). He lives in Los Angeles with his beautiful wife Gie and adorable daugther Olive aka #humanolive.
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Learn from world-renowned SEO experts from the US, Europe and the Philippines
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The Marco Polo Hotel Ballroom
Marco Polo Hotel is a classy, yet modern hotel that’s well-suited for large business functions. With 5-star accommodation and a ballroom that’s perfect for a conference, we have no doubt that you’ll have a blast in our handpicked backdrop.
|7:30 – 8:30 AM||REGISTRATION|
|8:30 – 9:00 AM||Cyrus Shepard||Keynote||The State of SEO in 2018|
|9:30 – 10:15 AM||Ruth Burr Reedy||Technical SEO||Why You Need to Invest in Technical SEO|
|10:15 – 11:00 AM||Rob Ousbey||Content Strategy||What Content and Why?|
|11:00 – 11:15 AM||Empire Flippers||Sponsor Session|
|11:15 AM – 11:45 AM||Jec Gonzales||Content Marketing||3 Key Content Marketing Trends For 2018|
|11:45:00 – 12:45 PM||LUNCH|
|1:00 – 1:30 PM||Jason Acidre||Link Building||20 link building tips and strategies for 2018|
|1:30 – 2:00 PM||Dean Chew||Penalty removal||Avoiding Google Penalties by Appearing Squeaky Clean|
|2:00 – 2:30 PM||Cyrus Shepard||On-Page SEO||Experimentation: A Superior Framework+Offering for SEO|
|2:30 – 2:45 PM||Payoneer Philippines||Sponsor Session|
|2:45 – 3:30 PM||Dana DiTomaso||Local SEO||Your Website Doesn’t Matter: Local SEO in 2018 and Beyond|
|3:30 – 4:00 PM||Sam Nam||Paid Search||Driving SEM Growth in 2018|
|4:00 – 4:30 PM||Eric Van Buskirk||Web Analytics||Lessons from Overseeing 8 Data Studies for Neil Patel and Brian Dean|
|4:30 – 5:00 PM||Q & A / Photo Ops|