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The Role of Traditional Public Relations in SEO

June 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Role of Traditional Public Relations in SEO

 

Presented by PMACC, the Phoenix Marketing Advertising Communication Collective, a joint venture between AAF PHX, AIGA, AMA, AZIMA, BMA, and PRSA. We are proud to have formed a collective to bring forth our second quarterly panel to the Valley representing all our disciplines. 

Current link strategies rely on an approach pioneered by public relations. In recent years, Google has refined their algorithms to provide a better user experience for the consumer. Those sites that better address the needs of users simply rank better. We all know that the Penguin update eradicated easy link-building tactics of the past. This means that natural editorial links – from high-traffic, respected websites – are the currency of valued and effective inbound strategies.

In this session, we explore how we best EARN these coveted editorial links, and the outreach that effective link building requires. We’ll also discuss current organic search best practices and how they fit hand-in-glove with communications strategy.

Panelists will include:

  • Mi-Ai Parrish, the Sue-Clark Johnson Professor in Media Innovation and Leadership and previous president and publisher of The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com. Ms. Parrish is the 2017 ATHENA Businesswoman of the Year award recipient.
  • Arnie Kuenn is an internationally recognized speaker and author who generously shares his 30+ years of entrepreneurial and digital marketing expertise. He is the co-author of Content Marketing Works and author of Accelerate. Arnie speaks to and trains thousands of people every year on content, SEO and paid media. In 2006, Arnie founded Vertical Measures, a highly respected Digital Marketing agency. In 2014, he was honored as the Interactive Person of the Year in Arizona and in 2015 entered the Content Marketing Hall of Fame. In 2017 he was named Content Marketing Person of the Year in Arizona and his company was named a Best Places to Work.
  • Amy La Sala is Director of Public Relations and Social Media at Off Madison Ave. Amy oversees planning, strategy development and campaign execution. With 15 years’ experience, Amy is driven by her passion for generating brand awareness for businesses utilizing traditional and digital communications. Amy’s client experience includes the Arizona Office of Tourism, College Football Playoff National Championship, National Academy of Sports Medicine and Starwood Hotels & Resorts. Amy is the digital marketing chair for the Phoenix Chapter of PRSA and is a member of the Worldcom Public Relations Group.

The event will be moderated by Jackie Wright.
Jacqueline Wright is president and founder of Rainmaker Integrated, a fully integrated marketing and public relations agency based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Her career spans more than 19 years in communications, having served on all sides of the marketing, public relations and advertising desk. Jacqueline is a member of the American Marketing Association (AMA) and is a past President of the Arizona Interactive Marketing Association. The Phoenix Business Journal also recently named Jacqueline to the exclusive list of “Top 20 Marketing Professionals to Know in Arizona.”

Schedule:

21st June, 2018

6:00 – 7:00 pm-Cocktails
7:00 – 7:45 Panel Discussion
7:45 – 8:00 Q&A

Tickets:

AMA Members = $25

Non-Members = $40

Students = $20

Location:

The Newton, 300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013

 

 

About the Moderator:

Jackie Wright, president and founder of Rainmaker Integrated, Marketing & Public RelationsJacqueline Wright is President and Founder of Rainmaker Integrated, Marketing & Public Relations, a fully integrated marketing and public relations agency based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Her career spans more than 19 years in communications, having served on all sides of the marketing, public relations and advertising desk. Jacqueline began her career with the General Motors Corporation as a Communications Analyst and thereafter joined Grant Thornton L.L.P., one of the largest accounting firms in the U.S., as a Marketing Coordinator. She then went on to hold the position of Regional Manager of Public Relations for Macy’s Department stores in Nevada, where she led B2C marketing and public relations initiatives for several Macy’s locations.

Prior to establishing Rainmaker Integrated in the Phoenix market, Jacqueline held several senior level positions with three national agencies including Barclay Communications, Crammer-Krasselt Public Relations and Off Madison Ave. Her agency experience has allowed her to work with such organizations as; Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, Westcor, Streets of New York Restaurants, Island’s Fine Burgers, Wolfgang Puck Concepts, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Avilla Homes & the law firm of Fisher Phillips L.L.P.

Additionally, Jacqueline is a member of the American Marketing Association (AMA) and recently served as President of the Arizona Interactive Marketing Association. The Phoenix Business Journal also recently named Jacqueline to the exclusive list of “Top 20 Marketing Professionals to Know in Arizona”.

Jacqueline holds a bachelors degree in Communications from Kent State University. She is a native of Michigan and currently lives in Scottsdale, Arizona with her husband Eric, son Holden and schnauzer, Macy Doolittle.

Details

Date:
June 21
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

PMACC

Venue

The Newton
300 W Camelback Rd
Phoenix, 85013 United States
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