International Search Summit London

The International Search Summit will once again take place as part of SMX London

Complementing the agenda of SMX, ISS will keep a focus on search but entirely from an international perspective.

The day will focus specifically on the linguistic, cultural and technical challenges of managing websites in multiple languages and across multiple markets and provides actionable advice and tactics for building an effective web presence anywhere in the world.

We’ll have expert speakers, along with multiple Q&A opportunities to ensure every attendee leaves with the information and solutions they need to improve global search performance.

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Agenda

Monday 19 March 2018

9:009:15

Introduction

9:159:45

Why search marketers should care about GDPR

On 25th, GDPR will become law in the EU and impact the way data can be collected, stored and used online. But what will its impact really be for search marketers? David will address this question and provide insights into what will be affected and how to mitigate any risks. He’ll also look at the future implications of this legislation on digital businesses.

David Sayce – Digital Marketing Consultant

9:4510:15

Deploying Amazon’s geo-targeting approach to improve global web performance

If you search for a product in the 'wrong' country in Amazon, somehow Amazon manages to correct it and still give you the right result. How do they do this? In this session, Andy will discuss how can you replicate this experience with your own site and with Google, and which tools can help you do so.

Andy Atkins-Kruger – Webcertain

10:1510:45

Coffee

10:4511:20

Internationalisation tips from Google

If you’re targeting multiple countries online, ensuring that Google is indexing and displaying relevant country and language pages to every user is essential. This session will provide insights into how to give Google the correct signals and information to understand your website and maximise your reach across all target markets.

TBC – Google

11:2011:50

Search beyond Google: The other search engines

Unsurprisingly Google is the main focus of most search marketers, but there are other search engines to consider when you move out of Western markets. In this session, Jitka will provide insights into how Yandex, Baidu and Naver differ from Google and how to achieve an effective search presence in the countries they serve.

Jitka Jizerova - Webcertain

11:5012:30

The secrets to success in Bing today and tomorrow

With growing market share across Europe and the globe, Bing offers huge opportunities. James will share top tips for succeeding internationally with the search engine and best practices that people are not taking advantage of in Bing. He will also look at the growing integration of AI in search and what that means for the future.

James Murray - Bing

12:3013:30

Lunch

13:3014:10

Lessons learned from deploying search in a large multinational

Achieving scale, managing multiple stakeholders and in-country teams and combining local relevance with global branding are just some of the challenges faced by SEOs in large, global organisations. Nick will give insights into how SEO works in a complex, international organisation. He’ll discuss his approach to achieving scale and consistency, sharing case studies from across the 27 Vodafone and 67 partner markets he looks after.

Nick Wilsdon – Vodafone

14:1014:45

Search in a Global Brand

TBC

Luis Navarette Gomez - Lego

14:45

Coffee Break

15:15

TBC

16:0017:00

Open Q&A and international search discussion

Venue

etc venues 4-12 Norton Folgate | London E1 6DQ

Etc Venues, London

etc venues 4-12 Norton Folgate

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Available until 20 May

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Full day conference in London

Refreshment breaks and Lunch

Post-Event Networking Drinks

1 month Premium Access to Webcertain’s Know-How Subscription Platform

*Cancellation Policy

Tickets cancelled before 8th April 2018 will receive a full refund, however cancellations after this date cannot be refunded.
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