Searchlove Conference

London - 14th & 15th October, 2019

Power up your skills and thinking over two days. Industry leaders will reveal exactly how to stay at the cutting edge of online marketing. From analytics and optimization, to content and paid promotions, all the crucial topics are covered. You’ll be joining search marketers from across the world at this London event, where the most ambitious minds of the community meet amongst the buzz of the tech capital.

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Speakers

  • Eliminating Imposter Syndrome
    Tiffany Da Silva
    DaSilva Consulting
    Tiffany has spent the last 15 years working on over 500 websites in both SEO & PPC. She's been written about on Mashable, Search Engine Journal, SERoundtable among others and teaches SEO/SEM at McMaster University.
  • The Search Landscape in 2019
    Rand Fishkin
    SparkToro
    In this broad look at search trends and searcher data, Rand will explore the key changes affecting search marketers and those seeking to earn influence through Google. From zero-click searches, to tough choices on structured data, to the new ways Google is using information consensus and weighting particular types of authority, this presentation will make every marketer a more strategic thinker about search.
  • Optimising Crawl Budget
    Jes Scholz
    Ringier
    Jes is an entrepreneur at heart with a broad scope of experience in digital marketing, product ownership & emerging market environments. This year she'll be taking take a look at the best ways to control spiders, covering robots directives, XML sitemaps and how to submit via APIs. You'll learn the optimal way to get content into search engines fast.
  • Scaling Keyword Research: More Isn't Better
    Dr. Pete Meyers
    MOZ
    Traditional keyword research has been a numbers game, but as SEO evolves, more is no longer better. SEO in 2020 will require deep keyword insight, including understanding brand influence, search intent, synonyms, and content. Findings from enterprise case studies suggest better ways to approach keyword research at scale.
  • Practical Tips for Improving E-A-T
    Marie Haynes
    Marie Haynes Consulting Inc.
    By now you have likely heard of Expertise, Authoritativeness and Trust and its importance in Google's algorithms. But how do we improve a site's E-A-T? This talk will give real life examples of sites that made changes to their E-A-T and saw traffic increases shortly afterwards. The goal is to send you away with a list of things you can accomplish to help improve in this area.
  • Advanced Lessons on SEO Foundation Topics
    Will Critchlow
    Distilled
    The basics of SEO are technical accessibility, relevance, quality, and authority. Or: can it be crawled, does it meet a keyword need, and is it trustworthy? In each of these areas, we need to build on solid foundational understanding, and find the areas where advanced understanding will give us an edge. Will’s recent research has shown common gaps in understanding, and highlighted interesting advanced topics. In this wide-ranging session, he guarantees you’ll learn something, and you’ll come away with training guidelines for the basics.
  • Technical SEO
    Emily Potter
    Distilled
    Emily currently works as a consultant running split tests on DistilledODN and has spoken on some of the biggest stages in the country at brightonSEO and SearchLeeds. This year she’ll be making her SearchLove debut, sharing client stories, her learnings from over the last year, and technical SEO tips that make a difference.
  • Doc Brown's Plutonium-powered Local SEO Playbook
    Greg Gifford
    Wikimotive
    With the assistance of Doc Brown, Greg's back from the future with a detailed playbook for Local SEO in 2020. If you're working with a business with a physical location or that serves customers in a particular geographic area, this presentation will outline exactly what you need to do if you want more visibility in local searches in 2020. Learn how Local SEO is different, how to write and optimize content, how to build local links, how to make a better first impression with Google My Business, and how to rock your customer reviews. You'll learn everything you need to know to help your business stand out from competitors and attract more customers in 2020.
  • International SEO
    Lindsay Wassell
    Keyphraseology
    Lindsay has helped companies from the Fortune 100s to small and medium businesses to succeed on the web. She’ll be helping our audience understand the complexities of International SEO, how to manage international SEO migrations step by step and how to protect SEO as a channel amid the chaos.
  • SEO - Search Intent
    Sarah Gurbach
    Seer Interactive
    Sarah is a Senior Account Manager at Seer Interactive. She utilizes data, market research methodologies, and psychology principles to better understand the behaviour of humans as it pertains to search.
  • Digital Strategy
    Andi Jarvis
    Eximo Marketing
    Founder of Eximo Marketing, a strategy agency. Andi specialises in developing effective marketing strategies that find the unique aspects of your business and use them to create a competitive advantage. Andi first appeared on the SearchLove stage last year as a community speaker where our audience voted him as one of the best sessions of the conference, so we had to bring him back.
  • Technical SEO
    Luke Carthy
    MayFlex
    Luke is an out and out eCommerce expert. For anyone that follows him on Twitter he lives and breathes eCommerce and technical SEO. Luke joined us in 2018 as a community speaker and has since gone on to speak at conferences across the world and his next stop will be London to share his deep knowledge and love of technical SEO.
  • Excel? It Would Be Easier to Go to Jupyter
    Robin Lord
    Distilled
    Robin takes a look at the kind of things we're doing the hard way, every day, and explores how we could make our lives easier and our work better with Jupyter notebooks.
  • SEO & Content Marketing
    Stacey MacNaught
    MacNaught Digital
    Stacey is a freelance SEO and content marketing consultant and supports UK businesses in delivering revenue growth through content and organic search. She has spoken on conference stages all over the UK and we are excited to have her join us at SearchLove for the first time.
SearchLove jump started my career and changed the way we do online marketing. Anyone who works in this industry needs to be there.Chase Richards, Kaplan International.

Previous sessions

Check out some clips of industry leaders speaking at previous SearchLove conferences.

Will Critchlow
Emily Grossman
Kirsty Hulse
 
 
 

Previous Attendees

  • Adidas
  • Adobe
  • ASDA
  • Booking.com
  • Burberry
  • Care.com
  • Cheapflights
  • Demand Media
  • Directline Group
  • Ebay
  • Ebuyer
  • Econsultancy
  • Edvisors
  • Emirates
  • Experian
  • Financial Times
  • Finder
  • Flight Centre
  • Flipkey
  • Google
  • Hotels.com
  • IG Group
  • IHG
  • IKEA
  • Interflora
  • iProspect
  • JD Sports
  • Just Eat
  • Last Minute
  • Marriot
  • Money Supermaket
  • Mothercare
  • Nokia
  • Oxfam
  • Phones4u
  • Redbull
  • Rightmove
  • Schuh
  • Simply Business
  • Skylight
  • Skyscanner
  • Staples
  • The Home Depot
  • Travelex
  • Tripadvisor
  • U-Haul
  • Zillow

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Features & Benefits

  • Every session takes place in the same room. That means no difficult decisions and no rushing around between presentations.

    Single track

  • Get feedback on your website at a site clinic.

    Keynote style sessions

  • Our in-house team looks after every detail: fresh food prepared with local ingredients, rock-solid wi-fi and that chilled beer when you're finished for the day.

    Thoughtful planning

The best part of the entire event is making friends with so many of the amazing people in our industry. Mackenzie Fogelson, Mack Web.

Networking Events

After a busy time learning, unwind at our lunches and parties. We create lots of opportunities for you to better get to know your community.

  • VIP Dinner

    Dine in style with the SearchLove speakers at this intimate gathering. Small groups will enjoy fine cuisine and drinks at an exclusive restaurant while asking the experts for advice and tips. VIP ticket holders only.

  • Searchlove Party

    We love to party! Join us at Amber Bar straight after sessions end on Monday. A vibrant atmosphere awaits just a short walk away. Lots of food and a generous drinks tab will keep energy levels high as everyone parties at this cool venue.

  • Industry drinks

    It's not over yet. At this second evening's event, attendees are joined by local industry professionals for a few more drinks and a chance to re-cap the two days.

SearchLove is the can't miss search event of the year. David Wilson.

Conference Venue

The Brewery

Dating back to 1750, the London Brewery combines historic charm with modern comfort in its present role as a conference venue. Rock solid Wi-Fi will keep delegates online, as they place their laptops on the desks in the classroom-style setting.

Location: 52 Chiswell Street, London, EC1Y 4SD

Accommodation

Make the most of your time at SearchLove by staying right next door to the conference venue. We have a discounted rate with The Montcalm - London City. Reservation requests can be emailed to reservations@montcalm.co.uk or by calling 0207 479 2233 and quoting reference: DIST131019.

The rates:

Sunday 13th October: £140+vat per room, including breakfast and Wi-Fi (sole occupancy). £150+ vat per room double occupancy

Monday 14th & Tuesday 15th October: £210+vat per room, per night, including breakfast and Wi-Fi (sole occupancy). £220 + vat per room double occupancy.

Please note: The above rates are subject to availability and they end on September 13th 2019. 

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We also have a HotelMap setup which displays all the hotels in the area and the rates available: https://www.hotelmap.com/pro/MXBB2

At the networking events I spoke directly to industry leaders who listened to my problems and gave me concrete solutions to take back to the office. MyIrishJeweler.

Is this for me?

  • In-house SEOs

    • Meet your industry peers and compare experiences
    • Get inspired by new ideas and different ways of thinking about marketing
    • Learn about the latest actionable techniques to use back in the office
    • Widen your field of knowledge on a diverse range of topics
    The whole vibe is amazing! You get the latest trends, tips and cases from speakers who actually want to speak openly about search, and not just show off their success. It is the single most inspirational event I have ever attended. Morten Bergestad.
  • Agency SEOs

    • Be inspired by new ideas and different ways of thinking about marketing
    • Learn about the latest techniques to use back in the office
    • Get to know your industry peers and compare experiences
    • Widen your field of knowledge across a diverse range of topics
    Relevant topics, fact based analysis, real-life examples and engaging speakers gave sound advice and really reminded me why I love SEO. I'll definitely be back next year. James Bavington, StrategiQ.
  • Marketing Managers

    • Get inspired by new ideas and different ways of thinking about marketing
    • Learn how to integrate marketing campaigns for optimum effect
    • Hear about predictions and future trends in search
    • Share experiences and ideas with other people in the industry
    Expect to be entertained, educated and instilled with confidence either that you are doing the right things or knowing exactly what to do to improve.  Katherine Dawson, Owner & Creative Director of Strategy Digital.
  • Business Owners

    • Get to grips with all the latest skills and techniques
    • Be inspired by success stories from a diverse range of companies
    • Ask questions to industry leaders who run businesses
    • Spend focused time on the most relevant topics
    Distilled events cut through all of the industry hype to focus on sensible and practical advice that I can use in my business right now. Ade Lewis, Teapot Creative.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I pay via invoice / purchase order number?
Yes, email us at events@distilled.net for full details. The invoice must be paid immediately on receiving the invoice.
Are there any group discounts?
Yes, we offer buy 4 get 1 free, buy 8 get 2 free, and so on. If these aren’t suitable, please get in touch: events@distilled.net
Do I need to be an expert to attend the conference?
Not at all, people of all experience levels are welcome. We do pitch our sessions at an advanced level to make sure the content is new and inspiring. However, if there is something that you are unclear on, please come and chat to one of our team or a fellow delegate during the breaks. We’re a friendly bunch!
Will I receive a paper ticket?
No, we don’t issue any paper tickets for our conferences. Instead, you should receive a confirmation email once you have purchased your ticket(s). Then, when you arrive at registration on the morning of the conference, you will need to come to the desk and collect your lanyard.
What are the timings on the day?
On day 1, registration opens at 8am, and the first session starts at 9am. The last session finishes at around 5.30pm followed by our networking party. On day 2, the first session starts at 9.15am, and the last session finishes at around 5pm followed by our industry drinks.
Are refreshments provided?
Very much so! A delicious lunch is provided to all delegates, as well as a light breakfast, plus coffee, tea and snacks throughout the day.
Will I receive the slides after the conference?
Yes, all the slides are linked to from our live page: distilled.net/live. This is also where you can provide feedback for our events team and our speakers
Are there opportunities to ask the speakers questions?
Yes, there are lots of networking opportunities throughout the two days: during the breaks, at the party and industry drinks, as well as the VIP dinner. We also try to schedule a Q&A with the speaker after each presentation.
Is this event for me? I am in-house / agency / freelance / a business owner.
Yes, it’s for everyone. We cover a wide variety of topics and areas. Read more in the ‘Is this for me?’ section on each conference’s promotional page.
Will the conference be recorded?
Yes, we film all of our conferences and you can purchase a video ticket in the tickets section. Alternatively, if you’re a paid member of DistilledU, you will receive all of our conference videos for free.
Can I pitch to speak at the conferences?
You can submit a pitch to speak at SearchLove here: https://goo.gl/forms/mFbgUFQSucgLJEUT2
What is the Site Clinic?
These sessions are first come first served and are by appointment only – email us at events@distilled.net to book a slot. We will respond with a series of questions about your site so that our consultants can prepare for your appointment ahead of time. There are very limited spaces for the clinic, and your appointment will last no longer than ten minutes, so please arrive on time.
VIP Dinner? Tell me more!
For VIP ticket holders only, the dinner is a fantastic chance to spend time with the conference’s expert speakers. We always choose an up-market venue with a private dining room, delicious food and wine. This is a not-to-miss evening!
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