Getlisted.org Local University coming to WNY on November 1

Local University: WNY is coming to the  Holiday Valley Resort in Ellicottville, NY next Tuesday, November 1, 2011. The afternoon session is nearly SOLD OUT, however there are still seats available in the morning session.

We’re bringing in some of the nation’s leading online marketing experts as well as Google and Bing for an intensive four-hour  crash course in Internet marketing that will help the SMB navigate the possibilities for marketing their business on the web. The SMBs will learn Search & Social Marketing tips and techniques that will lead to sustained, long-term search engine visibility (and new customers) in their local markets and beyond.

There will be two identical 4 hour sessions ( from 8am – 12pm and 1pm – 5pm). The speakers include Matt McGeeDavid MihmMary BowlingEd ReeseCecelia Stewart of Google Places, Aaron Weiche and myself. Bing has also recently signed on as a sponsor and the Bing Portal Product Manager Joe Futy will be there demonstrating their new business portal. With Google’s assistance we were able to provide 25 college students with “scholarships” to attend the event.

We will be holding “office hours” offering free website reviews for attendees in an adjacent room at the Holiday Valley Resort from 8:30am – 1:00pm and from 1:30pm – 6:00pm. Slots are available on first-come, first-served basis in 15-minute intervals. If you would like to reserve a time for one of us to review your site, please email us at localu@getlisted.org with your preferred time.

Pricing for the event is $129. Click here to register. Enter the discount code: MB2011 to receive special pricing of $99 (save $30).Hope to see you there!

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If you are thinking of coming in from out of town, Holiday Valley is offering a special rate of $90/night (discounted from $147) to attendees. Simply mention you are attending the GetListed conference when you call (800)323-0020 to place your reservation.

While the event is specifically targeted to SMBs, we frequently see other marketers attend. Ellicottville is 3 hours from Toronto, Cleveland & Syracuse and only two from Rochester, NY. If you do decide to come, let me know you are attending so we can try to meet up.

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6 thoughts on “Getlisted.org Local University coming to WNY on November 1”

  1. @Miriam
    It will be fun and scary at the same time. Many of my neighbors, some of whom are attending, have no idea what I do.

  2. @Douglas

    The scholarships have already been awarded. However you can email localu@getlsted.org if you would like to be put on a waiting list for late cancellations. To qualify you need to enrolled in college and studying in some related field (ie web design, marketing, business etc)

  3. wooHoo…I gotta afternoon ticket AND there’s bound to be stuff there to learn that I didn’t know and then there’s all that great yankee beer…and E’ville too!

    can’t wait…let the games begin – well, learning first…but then it’s the St Pauli girl buckets at the GinMill, eh!

    :-)

    Jim

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