Lanham, MD, (PRWEB) October 21, 2009
PRWeb, the online news distribution service of Vocus (NASDAQ: VOCS) today announced it will host a live seminar in McLean, Va. titled, "The Secrets to Drive Traffic to Your Site with SEO & Online News Releases."
This event will feature Harry Brooks, President and CEO of Search First Internet Marketing who has consulted with over 6,000 businesses on search marketing strategy and has presented at major industry conferences including Online Market World and The Small Business Summit.
The seminar, aimed at small business owners, public relations, marketing and SEO professionals, will cover tangible strategies for driving traffic to your Web site using search engine optimization (SEO) techniques and online news releases. In addition, participants will learn how to:
- Conduct keyword research to find relevant news search terms that your target audience is likely to use
- Add hyperlinks intended to help people find interesting, related content, when applicable
- Measure results of your campaign - whether it is to build brand awareness, increase web site traffic, or sell products.
The event costs $129 per person for the six hour seminar, which includes lunch.
Where: Maggiano's Little Italy, 2001 International Drive, McLean, VA, 22102-4605
When: Thursday, October 29, 2009, 10:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.
PRWeb is recognized as a leading online news and press release distribution service worldwide. Since 1997, PRWeb has been changing the way businesses, marketing departments and public relations firms think about press releases. PRWeb was the first company to develop a distribution strategy around direct-to-consumer communication and to build and offer a platform for search engine optimized press release distribution. PRWeb is an online news distribution service of Vocus, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand public relations management software. For more information, go to http://www.prweb.com.
Vocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: VOCS) is a leading provider of on-demand software for public relations management. Our web-based software suite helps organizations of all sizes to fundamentally change the way they communicate with both the media and the public, optimizing their public relations and increasing their ability to measure its impact. Our on-demand software addresses the critical functions of public relations including media relations, news distribution and news monitoring. We deliver our solutions over the Internet using a secure, scalable application and system architecture, which allows our customers to eliminate expensive up-front hardware and software costs and to quickly deploy and adopt our on-demand software. Vocus is used more than 4,000 organizations worldwide and is available in seven languages. Vocus is based in Lanham, MD with offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit http://www.vocus.com or call (800) 345-5572.
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