I was not able to go to ILM conference this year but from what I have heard it was good. Just wanted to bring to your attention a couple of nice posts on the conference for those who could not make it.
Closing The Book on ILM:07 by Peter Krasilovsky at The Local Onliner
Six Takeaways from Kelsey ILM 07 by Sebastien Provencher at The Praized Blog
Best Practices for Using PPC for Local Targeting: Kelsey ILM 07 (and others) by Andrew Shotland at Local SEO Guide.
Kelsey ILM Coverage: Tidbits from the Analyst Overview (and others) at Local Point
In addtion to ILM, there was the SES Chicago
SES Chicago 2007 Wrap Up by Thomas McMahon atÂ the TopRanks Online Marketing Blog
and PubCon in Las Vegas:
Pubcon Las Vegas 2007 events list by Tim Dineen at Exposureonline.com
Pubcon 2007 Round-Up by Dana Larson at the TopRanks Online Marketing Blog
Both ILM and SES Chicago, I think the big thing at both conferences that everyone seem to mention that they all have their hands in upcoming video products.
Did anyone talk about the best way to reach local advertisers? Is it with traditional companies such as local Magazines, TV stations and Radio Stations? They have the existing advertiser relationships.