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Upcoming Speaking Engagements

Jill Whalen, CEO of High Rankings, has been professionally speaking at various search marketing conferences and events around the world since November of 2000.  Learn where Jill will be speaking next, and where she's already spoken.

 

If you're interested in having Jill speak at your event, please contact us.

 

Past Speaking Engagements

 

Jill Whalen Speaking and Moderating at PubCon New Orleans 2013

Marriott New Orleans Downtown Convention Center > April 23, 2013 > Register Now»
Jill Whalen will be moderating one PubCon New Orleans 2013 panel (PPC and Conversion Rate Optimization) and presenting on 2 additonal panels: Tactics for Dealing with the Latest Google Algo Updates and an Interactive Site Review session with a focus on Organic SEO. (Save 20% by using our coupon code: rc-5588220 when you register!) Read More >>
 

Panda, Penguin and Google...oh my!

Boston Newton Marriott > October 10, 2012 > Register Now»
17-year SEO veteran / SEMNE co-founder, Jill Whalen, talks about doing organic SEO in a post-panda world. From unnatural link warnings appearing in your Google Webmaster Tools to "over-optimization penalties," Jill will show you what she's learned from her review of numerous websites that were pandalized and penguinized by Google in their effort to fight web spam. Learn how to avoid the wrath of Google and clean up any inadvertent messes you or a rogue SEO may have performed on your behalf. Read More >>
 

MarketingProfs B2B Forum 2012 - Optimizing Your Content for SEO

Boston, MA > October 4, 2012 > Register Now»
What good is targeted, relevant content if it’s not optimized for SEO? Creating just the right content can be labor intensive so you want to be sure to get the most out of it. In this session, you’ll see three live critiques of attendees’ website content and learn how they could have tweaked their content or used keywords more effectively in order to rank higher in the search engines and attract more prospective customers to their site. Read More >>
 

SES New York 2012

New York City > March 19, 2012 > Register Now»
High Rankings CEO and SEO Consultant, Jill Whalen, will be speaking on the topic of SEO Metrics at the SES New York Conference. Read More >>
 

Jill Whalen Expert SEO Spotlight at PubCon Paradise 2012 In Honolulu Hawaii

Honolulu, HI > February 12, 2012 > Register Now»
Jill Whalen will be speaking on a solo expert spotlight SEO Panel at Pubcon Paradise 2012 in Honolulu, HI. Read More >>
 

SMX Social Media Marketing 2011: Measuring Social Media ROI

Scottsdale, Arizona > December 5, 2011 > Register Now»
Jill Whalen will be speaking on the topic of how to measure your social media marketing through the use of Google Analytics tracking links at the SMX Social Media Marketing Conference in Scottsdale, AZ. Read More >>
 

SMX West 2011

San Jose, CA > March 8, 2011
Jill Whalen spoke at SMX West 2011 in 2 sessions: SEO Myths, Mistakes & The Madness Of Crowds and the prestigious Ask The SEOs panel. Read More >>
 

SMX East 2010

New York City > October 4, 2010 > Register Now»
Jill Whalen will be speaking at SMX East 2010 in 2 sessions: SEO Myths, Mistakes & The Madness Of Crowds and the prestigious Ask The SEOs panel. Read More >>
 

2010 Bend WebCam Conference

Bend, OR > September 30, 2010 > Register Now»
Jill Whalen will be speaking on responsible search marketing with some of the most innovative thinkers from across the country, at the Bend WebCAM 2010 conference. Read More >>
 

SEMNE - Responsible Search Marketing

Rocky Hill, CT > July 20, 2010 > Register Now»
Jill Whalen presentws a keynote talk to the Search Engine Marketing New England association (SEMNE) on responsible search marketing.
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SMX West 2010

Santa Clara, CA > March 2, 2010 > Register Now»
High Rankings CEO, Jill Whalen, will be speaking on the BootCamp Track at SMX West 2010 on SEO Content and also on the "Ask the SEOs" panel, alongside other well-known thought-leader SEOs Greg Boser, Bruce Clay, Vanessa Fox, Todd Friesen, Rae Hoffman and Aaron Wall. Read More >>
 

PubCon Las Vegas 2009

Las Vegas Convention Center > November 11, 2009 > Register Now»

Jill Whalen, CEO of High Rankings will be speaking at PubCon in Las Vegas. Panels are yet to be determined. Read More >>

 

SMX East 2009

New York City > October 5, 2009 > Register Now»
Jill Whalen is speaking in the SEO bootcamp sessions at SMX East. Read More >>
 

Search Engine Strategies San Jose 2009

McEnery Convention Ctr > August 10, 2009 > Register Now»
High Rankings CEO, Jill Whalen, is speaking on the Keywords & Content: Search Marketing Foundations Session. Read More >>
 

SEMNE - Determining the SEO Health of Your Website

Peabody, MA > May 12, 2009 > Register Now»

Jill Whalen, CEO of High Rankings, will share the top things she and her team look for when performing SEO site audits at the Search Engine Marketing New England (SEMNE) May event in Peabody, MA.

 

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Determining the SEO Health of Your Website

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IMC USA Conference

Cambridge, MA > May 5, 2009 > Register Now»
High Rankings' Jill Whalen will speak on the topic if "SEO as a Lead Gen Tool" for the Institute of Management Consultants USA New England Chapter all-day conference. Read More >>
 

Search Engine Strategies NYC 2009

New York, NY > March 24, 2009 > Register Now»
High Rankings CEO, Jill Whalen, speaks at SES NYC 2009 on "SEO: Where to Next." Read More >>
 

SES London 2009

London > February 17, 2009 > Register Now»

High Rankings CEO, Jill Whalen, spoke on a prestigious Orion panel at Search Engine Strategies London 2009 event.

 

Jill also spoke on the "Organic SEO" panel.

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SMX West 2009

Santa Clara, CA > February 10, 2009 > Register Now»
High Rankings CEO, Jill Whalen, will be speaking on the SEO Bootcamp Copywriting session and the Ask the SEOs session at SMX West in Santa Clara, CA. Read More >>
 

PubCon Las Vegas 2008

Las Vegas Convention Center > November 11, 2008 > Register Now»

Jill Whalen, CEO of High Rankings spoke on the following panels:

  • Interactive Site Reviews: Focus on Organic
  • Top Shelf Organic SEO

And moderating:

  • Interactive Site Reviews: Focus on Affiliates 
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Search Marketing Expo East 2008

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center NYC > October 6, 2008 > Register Now»

Jill will be speaking at SMX East on the following panels:

  • Copywriting for Success
  • Ask The SEOs
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Search Engine Strategies San Jose 2008

San Jose Convention Center > August 18, 2008 > Register Now»

High Rankings CEO, Jill Whalen, is speaking on 3 panels at SES San Jose 2008:

  • Keywords & Content: Search Marketing Foundations
  • Building a Search Friendly Site
  • Black Hat, White Hat: Playing Dirty with SEO
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Search Engine Strategies Toronto 2008

Metro Toronto Convention Centre > June 16, 2008 > Register Now»

High Rankings CEO, Jill Whalen, presented a site clinic as well as on the "SEO Don'ts, Myths & Scams" panel at the Search Engine Strategies Conference in Toronto, Canada.

 

Jill Whalen (right) on SEO Myths and Scams

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BlogHer Business '08 - Ask the Experts

Affinia Manhattan Hotel, NYC > April 3, 2008

Jill moderated a case study at BlogHer Business on Thursday April 3rd in NYC of how GM and The Manic Mommies teamed up for a social media sponsorship.

 

 

Jill also participated in the "Ask the Experts" segment as the SEO Expert, and was available to provide one-on-one time with attendees who had SEO questions.

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Search Engine Strategies NYC 2008

New York, NY > March 17, 2008 > Register Now»
Jill will be speaking on the Organic SEO Listings Forum at SES NY 2008. Read More >>
 

SEMNE - A 2008 Perspective on the Future of Search Marketing

Marriott Providence Downtown - Providence, RI > March 4, 2008 > Register Now»

Jill moderated a SEMNE panel entitled, "A 2008 Perspective on the Future of Search Marketing."


 

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SMX West

Santa Clara, CA > February 26, 2008 > Register Now»
SMX West was the "must-attend" interactive and search engine marketing event of the year on the West coast, delivering superior value to conference delegates and exhibit hall attendees alike. High Rankings CEO, Jill Whalen was speaking a on 2 panels. Read More >>
 

Webstock New Zealand 2008

Wellington, NZ > February 11, 2008 > Register Now»

Jill put on a 3-hour customized workshop on search engine optimization strategies & techniques using attendees actual websites as examples what what to do and what not to do.

Jill Whalen speaking at Webstock New Zealand


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PubCon by WebmasterWorld

Las Vegas > December 4, 2007 > Register Now»
Jill spoke at WebmasterWorld's PubCon in Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Convention Center from Dec. 4-7, 2007. Jill spoke on the SEO 101 panel, as well as the SEO Copywriting panel. Read More >>
 

Global Engineering Alliance internal search marketing conference

Bochum, Germany > October 10, 2007
Jill spoke at an internal search marketing conference put on by the Global Engineering Alliance held in Bochum, Germany on Oct. 10-11, 2007. Read More >>
 

High Rankings Search Marketing Seminar Denver

Lakewood, CO > June 27, 2007
Jill spoke at the High Rankings Search Marketing Seminar held June 28-29, 2007 at the Qwest Learning and Conference Center in Lakewood, CO just outside of Denver. Read More >>
 

Search Engine Strategies Toronto

Toronto > June 11, 2007
Jill spoke at two new sessions at the Search Engine Strategies conference in Toronto held June 12-13, 2007. The sessions were entitled "The Worst SEO Don'ts, Myths, and Scams" and "Is Content King? Is SEO 'BS'? White Hat Hotseat" Read More >>
 

Search Marketing Expo - SMX Advanced

Seattle > June 3, 2007
Jill spoke on the Give It Up! panel at Danny Sullivan's Search Marketing Expo (SMX) in Seattle held on June 4-5, 2007. Read More >>
 

Search Engine Strategies NYC

New York City > April 10, 2007
Jill spoke on the Writing for the Search Engines panel and the Organic SEO Listings panel at the Search Engine Strategies conference in New York City held in April 2007. Read More >>
 

High Rankings Search Marketing Seminar

Minneapolis, MN > March 15, 2007
Jill spoke at the High Rankings Search Marketing Seminar held in Minneapolis, MN on March 15th and 16th, 2007. Read More >>
 

Search Engine Strategies Conference Chicago

Chicago, IL > December 4, 2006
Jill spoke on the Writing for the Search Engines panel at the Search Engine Strategies conference in Chicago held in December 2006. Read More >>
 

High Rankings Search Marketing Seminar Dallas

Dallas, TX > October 19, 2006
Jill hosted her High Rankings® Search Engine Marketing seminar in Dallas / Ft. Worth, TX on October 19-20, 2006. Read More >>
 

Web Publishing Conference

San Francisco, CA > October 5, 2006
Jill spoke in a session entitled, "Increasing Traffic through Search Engine Optimization" at the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies' first-ever Web Publishing Conference. Read More >>
 

Search Engine Strategies Conference San Jose

San Jose, CA > August 7, 2006
Jill spoke at the Search Engine Strategies conference in San Jose held in August, 2006, on the Writing for the Search Engines panel. Read More >>
 

Search Engine Strategies London

London, England > May 31, 2006
Jill spoke at the Search Engine Strategies conference in London held May 31- June 2, 2006, on the Organic SEO panel and the Writing for the Search Engines panel. Read More >>
 

Search Engine Strategies Conference Toronto

Toronto > April 25, 2006
Jill spoke at the Search Engine Strategies conference in Toronto held April 25-26, 2006. Read More >>
 

High Rankings Search Marketing Seminar San Francisco

Walnut Creek, CA > March 30, 2006
Jill hosted her 8th High Rankings® Search Engine Marketing seminar in Walnut Creek, CA on March 30-31, 2006. Read More >>
 

Search Engine Strategies New York

New York City > February 27, 2006
Jill spoke at the Search Engine Strategies conference on writing for the search engines in New York City held at the end of February 2006. Read More >>
 

Search Engine Strategies Chicago

Chicago > December 5, 2005
Jill spoke at the Search Engine Strategies conference in Chicago held Dec. 5-8, 2005. Jill spoke on panels in 2 sessions, the Writing for the Search Engines one as well as a panel called The Future of Search Marketing Read More >>
 

High Rankings Search Marketing Seminar Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA > November 3, 2005
Jill hosted her 7th High Rankings® Search Engine Marketing seminar in Philadelphia, PA on November 3 and 4, 2005. Read More >>
 

Search Engine Strategies San Jose

San Jose, CA > August 8, 2005
Jill spoke at the Search Engine Strategies conference in San Jose held August 8 - 11, 2005. Jill was on panels in 2 sessions, the Writing for the Search Engines one as well as a new panel called Should You Chase The Algorithm? Read More >>
 

Boston Interactive Media Association (BIMA)

Boston, MA > June 16, 2005
On June 16, 2005, Jill moderated a search marketing event sponsored by the Boston Interactive Media Association (BIMA), entitled EYEBALLS: The Now & Future of Search in Boston. Read More >>
 

Search Engine Strategies Toronto

Toronto > May 4, 2005
Jill spoke on the Writing for Search Engines panel at the Search Engine Strategies conference in Toronto on May 4th, 2005 Read More >>
 

BDG Meeting

Sarasota, FL > April 15, 2005
Jill spoke on the basics of search engine optimization at the BDG meeting at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Sarasota, FL on April 15th, 2005. BDG is a group of about 35 business to business direct marketers ranging from smaller privately held businesses to large publicly traded companies. Read More >>
 

High Rankings Search Marketing Seminar Seattle

Seattle, WA > March 31, 2005
Jill hosted her 6th High Rankings® Search Engine Marketing seminar in Seattle on March 31st and April 1st, 2005. Read More >>
 

Search Engine Strategies New York

NYC > February 28, 2005
Jill spoke on the Writing for Search Engines panel at the Search Engine Strategies conference in NYC on March 1st, 2005 Read More >>
 

Search Engine Strategies Chicago

Chicago > December 13, 2004
Jill spoke on the panel of 3 sessions at the Search Engine Strategies conference in Chicago on December 13th-16th, 2004: "Virtual SEM," "Black Hat, White Hat and Lots of Gray" and "I'm So Confused." Read More >>
 

Search Engine Strategies Stockholm

Stockholm > October 27, 2004
Jill spoke at the "Writing for the Search Engines" session and in a site clinic at the Search Engine Strategies conference in Stockholm on October 27-28, 2004 . Read More >>
 

High Rankings Search Marketing Seminar Boston

Boston > September 23, 2004
Jill hosted her fifth High Rankings® Search Engine Marketing seminar in the Greater Boston area on Sept. 23-24, 2004. This two-day seminar included sessions from search engine marketing pros Christine Churchill from KeyRelevance, Karon Thackston from MarketingWords, Matt Bailey from The Karcher Group Debra Mastaler from Alliance-Link and Scottie Claiborne from Right Click Web Marketing. Read More >>
 

Search Engine Strategies San Jose

San Jose, CA > August 2, 2004
Jill spoke at the "Writing for the Search Engines" session at the Search Engine Strategies conference in San Jose on Aug. 2-5, 2004. Read More >>
 

Search Engine Strategies London

London, UK > June 2, 2004
Jill spoke at the "Writing for the Search Engines" session at the Search Engine Strategies conference in London on June 2-3, 2004. Read More >>
 

High Rankings Search Marketing Seminar Chicago

Chicago > April 23, 2004
Jill hosted her fourth High Rankings® Search Engine Marketing seminar in Chicago on April 23, 2004. Read More >>
 

Search Engine Strategies New York

NYC > March 1, 2004
Jill spoke at two sessions, "Writing for the Search Engines" and "The Future of SEM" at the Search Engine Strategies conference in New York City on March 1 - 4, 2004. Read More >>
 

Search Engine Strategies Chicago

Chicago > December 9, 2003
Jill spoke at three sessions, "Writing for the Search Engines," "Submitting to Directories," and a site clinic at the Search Engine Strategies conference in Chicago on December 9 - 11, 2003. Read More >>
 

High Rankings Search Marketing Seminar Tampa

Tampa, FL > November 7, 2003
Jill hosted her High Rankings® Search Engine Marketing seminar in Tampa, FL on November 7th, 2003. This was Jill's first all-day seminar and it included sessions from search engine marketing pros Read More >>
 

AdTech Conference New York

NYC > November 5, 2003
Jill spoke at the "Organic Search Optimization: Natural Search Listings" session at the AdTech Conference in New York City on November 5th, 2003. Read More >>
 

Search Engine Strategies San Jose

San Jose, CA > August 18, 2003
Jill spoke at two sessions at the Search Engine Strategies conference in San Jose, CA on August 18 - 20, 2003. Read More >>
 

Search Engine Strategies London

London, UK > June 3, 2003
Jill spoke at the Search Engine Strategies conference in London on June 3, 2003 Read More >>
 

High Rankings Search Marketing Seminar Atlanta

Atlanta, GA > May 16, 2003
Jill hosted her half-day search engine marketing basics seminar at the Sheraton Colony Square Hotel on Friday, May 16, 2003 in Atlanta, GA. Read More >>
 

Search Engine Strategies Boston

Boston, MA > March 4, 2003
For the third year in a row, Jill presented at the Boston Search Engine Strategies Conference. Search Engine Strategies Boston 2003 The conference was held from March 4 - 6, 2003 at the Park Plaza Hotel. Jill spoke about the Nitty-gritty of Writing for the Search Engines, and on day three, she spoke about "Dealing With Directories" from the SEO perspective. Jill also put together a new session entitled "From Start to Finish" Read More >>
 

IP495

Hopkinton, MA > February 4, 2003
Jill was the featured speaker at the IP495's (Internet professionals meeting near Interstate 495 in Massachusetts), February 4th meeting. The topic was "Search Engine Optimization Strategies and Techniques for High Rankings." The meeting was held at EMC's Executive Briefing Center (EBC) in Hopkinton, MA. Read More >>
 

South Dakota Governor's Conference on Tourism

Pierre, SD > January 23, 2003
Jill held two break-out sessions about search engine optimization and marketing at the South Dakota Governor's Conference on Tourism on January 23, 2003. Read More >>
 

Search Engine Strategies Dallas

Dallas, TX > December 11, 2002
Jill spoke in two separate sessions about directory submissions and writing for the search engines at the Search Engine Strategies conference in Dallas, Texas on December 11-12, 2002. Read More >>
 

High Rankings Search Marketing Seminar Atlanta

Burlington, MA > November 18, 2002
Jill presented a half-day seminar at the Boston Marriott Burlington on November 18th, 2002. Read More >>
 

Search Engine Strategies Munich

Munich, Germany > October 17, 2002
Jill presented at the Search Engine Strategies conference in Munich, Germany on October 17-18, 2002, on writing for the search engines. Read More >>
 

Search Engine Strategies San Jose

San Jose, CA > August 12, 2002
Jill presented in an hour-long "In-Depth Advice Track" session on writing for the search engines at INTmedia's Search Engine Strategies conference in San Jose August 12 - 14. Read More >>
 

Search Engine Strategies London

London, UK > April 23, 2002
Jill presented during two, hour-long "In-Depth Advice Track" sessions on writing for the search engines at Danny Sullivan's Search Engine Strategies conference in London on April 23rd and 24th. Read More >>
 

Southcentral Pennsylvania International Network (SPIN)

Harrisburg, PA > April 4, 2002
Jill presented a general search engine optimization strategies session at the Globalizing Your Web Site conference sponsored by the Southcentral Pennsylvania International Network (SPIN) Read More >>
 

Search Engine Strategies Boston

Boston, MA > March 4, 2002
Jill presented two, hour-long "In-Depth Advice Track" sessions on writing for the search engines at Danny Sullivan's Search Engine Strategies conference in Boston, on March 4th and 5th. Read More >>
 

@dTech New York

New York City > December 5, 2001
Jill spoke at a search engine optimization session entitled, "Search Engine Positioning: Can You Afford Not To?" at @dTech New York on December 5, 2001 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. Read More >>
 

Search Engine Strategies Dallas

Dallas, TX > November 14, 2001
Jill presented two, hour-long "In-Depth Advice Track" sessions on writing for the search engines at Danny Sullivan's Search Engine Strategies conference in Dallas, on November 14th and 15th, 2001. Read More >>
 

Search Engine Strategies San Francisco

San Francisco, CA > August 14, 2001
Jill presented two, hour-long "In-Depth Advice Track" sessions on writing for the search engines at Danny Sullivan's Search Engine Strategies conference at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, on August 14th and 15th, 2001. Read More >>
 

Seybold Boston Conference

Boston, MA > April 8, 2001
Jill filled in for Danny Sullivan at the prestigious Seybold Boston Conference on April 8, 2001, where she and Heather Lloyd-Martin taught a three and a half hour course on search engine strategies and web writing techniques. Read More >>
 

Search Engine Strategies Boston

Boston, MA > March 20, 2001
Jill facilitated three, in-person roundtable discussions at the Search Engine Strategies 2001 Boston conference. Read More >>
 

Oro Oro Conference

Amsterdam > January 25, 2001
Jill gave a case study presentation to 1000 Professors in Amsterdam on January 25, 2001, at the Oro Oro Conference. Read More >>
 

Search Engine Strategies Dallas

Dallas, TX > November 9, 2000
Jill co-hosted an in-person roundtable discussion on Writing for the Search Engines at the Search Engine Strategies 2000 conference in Dallas, November 9, 2000. Hosted by Search Engine Watch and Internet.Com. Read More >>