Speaking in Dallas on Advanced Local Citation Development

In: Industry News & Happenings|Local Search

14 Mar 2012
by Argent Media

Chris Silver Smith, president of Argent Media, will speak at next week’s DFW SEM meeting on Local Search Optimization, along with Brian Combs, founder and CEO of ionadas local.


At the meeting, Chris will be presenting some techniques for Advanced Local Citation Development.

As you may be aware, “Citations are the new Links” where local search engine rankings are concerned, so after one has created a search engine friendly website with good keywords, it’s increasingly necessary to obtain “citations” in order to rank better than one’s competition. However, just what are citations? And, once a business has obtained the basic, bedrock citations, where can one look for distinctive and powerful citation sources that the competition hasn’t even dreamed of?!?

These topics will be covered, providing attendees knowledge and cutting-edge ideas for gaining ranking advantage in Google Place Search (Google’s local search result listings embedded in the keyword search results as a part of Universal Search), Google Maps, and Bing Local.

DFWSEM is the Dallas / Fort Worth Search Engine Marketing association, bringing together professionals interested in Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Paid Search Marketing (PPC and more), and other internet marketing topics.


  • 6:30 pm – Networking
  • 7:00 pm – Presentations by Chris Silver Smith & Brian Combs

Location: Renaissance Hotel in Richardson, 900 E. Lookout Drive.

Register for the event at DFWSEM.org.

3 Responses to Speaking in Dallas on Advanced Local Citation Development


Chris Silver Smith

April 2nd, 2012 at 2:08 pm

Enjoyed speaking there that night!



April 14th, 2012 at 8:18 pm

Chris, do you by any chance have the deck available anywhere?

Thanks in advance!


Chris Silver Smith

May 6th, 2012 at 6:33 pm

Sorry, I only provided this presentation for the limited audience in Dallas that day.

I would likely provide it again if I were to get selected to speak on Advanced Local SEO topics at another conference in the future — such as SMX East.

So, for any interested in the topic, please write to the conference organizers of your choice and request they select me as a speaker.

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