Has been a while but I am still around. As I am going through my tons and tons of articles, posts, etc.  I have decided to try and organize them in some logical manner. Today’s post is covering some of the local conferences that have taken place and those coming up.

Coming Up:

Directional Media Strategies 2011
September 20-22, 2011 Denver, Colorado

Interactive Local Media West
Dec. 12-14, 2011 San Francisco, California

Recent Conferences:

6 Key Takeaways From The Local Search Association’s Inaugural Conference.  From May, there was the inaugural Local Search Association annual conference, entitled, “Search Starts Here.” From the article:

As the theme suggests, the goal of this year’s conference was to explore how local search companies are leveraging new opportunities in online and mobile search to drive leads for local businesses.

Nifty Hard Core Local SEO Tactics From SMX Advanced A nice post from Andrew Shotland

So, Where Are You? Actionable Local SEO Tactics From #SMX Advanced This through post is from Lauren Litwinka, who live blogged the event. Got lots of good info here.

Finally Mike Belasco presented at the Online Marketing Summit in Denver.  Below is his presentation.