The Woodlands, Texas (PRWEB) September 12, 2012
User Friendly Media announced today that CEO Bruce Howard will be a featured speaker at SMB Digital Marketing 2012, BIA/Kelsey’s upcoming conference focused on the leading edge of small-business marketing innovation, Sept. 17-19, Chicago, Illinois. On Day 3 of the conference, Howard will participate on a panel titled, “What’s Important and Why in SMB Marketing.” He will provide his insights on the types of digital marketing solutions gaining traction with SMBs.
“One of the biggest trends we’re seeing with our small-business advertisers is a desire to get into the mobile game to ensure they don’t lose out to mobilized competitors,” said Howard. “I’m looking forward to joining my fellow panelists in discussing which solutions are resonating with SMBs today and where the business is headed.”
“At SMB Digital Marketing, top industry executives will share their insights on the latest digital marketing solutions for small and medium-sized businesses, encompassing local search, mobile and social platforms, and daily deals and pure pay-for-performance models,” said Conference Cochairman Peter Krasilovsky, vice president and program director, BIA/Kelsey. “We are fortunate to have Bruce among our featured speakers, and we look forward to his contribution to the conference program.”
About SMB Digital Marketing 2012 (#SMBDIGITAL)
SMB Digital Marketing 2012 is the evolution of BIA/Kelsey’s successful Digital Media Strategies conference series. It addresses the needs of small and medium-sized businesses, directory publishers and others in the directional media ecosystem. This event features leaders and innovators in interactive local media and marketing, with a focus on local search, mobile search, social channels, deals and verticals. For more information, visit http://www.biakelsey.com/SMBDigital.
About User Friendly Media (@UFMediaGroup)
User Friendly Media is the fourth largest independent directory publisher in the U.S., with a portfolio of media properties consisting of 36 directories and 30 community websites across 8 states. It has demonstrated strong financial performance launching 10 new markets and acquiring 12 directories since launching the company’s first phone book in 1999. Its GoLocal247.com, one of the fastest growing local business directory website platforms in the country, is a network of local business directory websites filled with enhanced profiles about local businesses, online coupons and everything a local citizen needs to discover what is happening in their community. The company’s mobile solutions include User Friendly Apps, featuring a mobile app builder and mobile website platform for SMBs. User Friendly Media is a Google AdWords Certified Partner and a CityGrid network reseller. It is a portfolio company of VS&A Communications Partners III, LP, the private equity affiliate of media industry merchant bank Veronis Suhler Stevenson. Learn more at http://www.userfriendlymedia.com.