Chris Sherman

Chris Sherman

Chris Sherman (@CJSherman) is a Founding editor of Search Engine Land and is now retired.

SEO

Want to speak at SMX West? Here’s how

The agenda for our upcoming SMX West show is live and we've opened up our "speaking pitch" form for select sessions for the show, February 19-20, 2020 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, CA.

SEO

Wanted: Session ideas for SMX West

We want your input to help us plan our upcoming SMX West conference, which will be taking place on February 19 – 21, 2019 in San Jose. Specifically, we’d love to hear from you if you have an great idea for a session that you think should be on the agenda. And if you’re interested […]

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Want to speak at SMX London? Here’s how

SMX London takes place on May 21-22 at 155 Bishopsgate, Liverpool St., London EC2M 3YD. To increase the odds of being selected to speak, be sure to read the agenda. Understand what the sessions are about. Ensure that your pitch is on target to the show’s audience and the session. Please also be very specific […]

Google SEO

How to avoid a site migration disaster

There are many reasons you might be considering a site migration: introducing a new CMS, changing hosting providers or relaunching your templates and so on. But you need to be careful and proceed with caution, because many things can go wrong. And the consequences can be severe. At SMX West, Bastian Grimm, CEO & Director […]

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See the future of search at SMX West

On Wednesday, January 30, Google Head of North America Global Partnerships Marco Lenoci will take you on a journey where search is evolving from people actively seeking information, products and services, to the “Age of Assistance” where smart internet connected devices will anticipate our needs and will be constantly on hand as personal concierges. You’ll […]

Google SEO

Can JavaScript override a nofollow meta tag?

Suppose you find yourself in a situation where you want Google to index certain pages, but you are required to use a template that uses the “nofollow” robots.txt meta tag. Can you use JavaScript to remove the tag when the page is fully rendered so that Google will index it? This question was recently posted […]

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Here’s your exclusive insider look of SMX West

TL;DR: Here’s my epic 3,000-word preview of all the sessions, speakers and networking you’ll experience at SMX West. Read a little or read it all. Then register by 11:59pm Saturday, December 22 and save big with Early Bird rates. Search Engine Land’s SMX® West, the go-to event for search marketers, returns to San Jose January 30-31. […]

SEO

Become a better search marketer in 2019 – the SMX West agenda is live

Serious marketers attend Search Engine Land’s SMX® West. Join us on January 30-31, 2019 for the latest SEO and SEM tactics in mobile-friendly indexing, Google’s new dynamic rendering, voice search, match types, Amazon ads, and so much more. The agenda is live and ready for you to explore: SEO Mobile First Indexing & Mobile Friendly SEO Google’s New […]

SEO

Want to speak at SMX West? Here’s how

SMX West takes place on January 30-31, 2019 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California, and we’re looking for speakers. To increase the odds of being selected, be sure to read the agenda. Understand what the sessions are about. Ensure that your pitch is on target to the show’s audience and the session. […]

SEO

Here’s a sneak peek at the SMX West 2019 agenda

I just met with the Search Engine Land editors to build out the agenda for SMX® West 2019 and I have to say, I think you’re going to love it. We reviewed more than 100 pitches from passionate search marketers like you and hand-crafted an agenda that delivers cutting-edge, actionable SEO and SEM tactics. Here’s an inside […]