Search + SEO

Stay ahead of the SEO game - Algorithms, content strategy, signal noise, measurement, tools, and more

Are you the one who eats and sleeps Search or Data strategy for your company? There’s a number of offerings on the Digital Summit Kansas City program to help you sharpen your skills.

“The speakers all possessed very deep knowledge in their field. Very impressed with this conference. Outstanding value. Loved the DJ also!”

– 2016 Digital Summit attendee

Session Filters

Day 1 Wednesday, May 16

  • May 16
  • 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Stage 2
  • AM Workshop
  • Identify technical issues on your website that are hurting rankings and/or performance
  • Prepare for site migrations (including https) and re-designs
  • Uncover hidden gems in Google Analytics and Google Search Console
  • Find and pursue additional SERP opportunities, such as rich snippets, image and video results
  • Reverse engineer the top-ranking pages to better compete in SERPs
  • Structure the website to create themes
  • Develop a content strategy based upon topical density that drives traffic
  • Increase online publicity and brand awareness through SEO techniques
  • Create an SEO strategy that can be implemented in prioritized steps
  • Win over key executives with the right data and reporting

Day 2 Thursday, May 17

  • May 17
  • 8:30 am - 9:00 am
  • Stage 1
  • Speak eloquently about the importance of SEO initiatives to executives and other marketers
  • Identify your company's biggest opportunities with SEO around website content, keyword research, and external links
  • Identify your company's traffic and revenue potential if you invest in SEO
  • Understand how SEO ties into the broader marketing funnel
  • May 17
  • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Stage 3
  • Understand what works and what doesn't for modern SEO
  • Optimize your internal linking structure to improve rankings
  • Identify where Google is not crawling on your site
  • Use machine learning to speed up your link building efforts
  • May 17
  • 11:45 am - 12:15 pm
  • Stage 3
  • Effectively optimize your site to combat Google’s ever-changing algorithm and land on top of the search results.
  • Understand how the popular opinion on paid media view has changed and how to beat your competitors for the bid
  • Get your SEO and Paid teams working together towards the same goal
  • Build and grow your own audience and leverage it for real revenue growth
  • May 17
  • 1:40 pm - 2:10 pm
  • Stage 4
  • Set priorities for digital copy based on your brand’s voice
  • Turn your SEO strategy into a key tool for building brand value
  • Balance two distinct skill sets: writing for search, and writing for brand
  • Create more cohesion between the terms people search for and the way you talk about what you offer
  • May 17
  • 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Stage 2
  • Understand the massive change SEO is going through
  • Know what moves the needle in SEO and what doesn't
  • Create content that gets organic traffic
  • Comprehend the central role user behavior plays in SEO

Join us at DS Kansas City 2017