Search Marketing Keyword Research Event on February 19, 2009

Christine Churchill and Shelley Ellis to Present “Keyword Research – For Beginners to Experts” to DFW Search Engine Marketing Association

DALLAS – On February 19, 2009, Christine Churchill and Shelley Ellis will be speaking to the members of the search marketing community of North Texas at the Renaissance Hotel in Richardson, Texas starting at 6:30 p.m.

Titled “Keyword Research – For Beginners to Experts” this 90 minute presentation will review the tools, tips and strategies for keyword usage within search marketing, online advertising and traditional media.

“Keyword research is not only an integral part of search marketing, it also has ramifications in other forms of marketing – both online and offline,” said Tony Wright, president of the DFW Search Engine Marketing Association. “Christine and Rhonda have put together an in-depth review of keyword research that will appeal to novices and experts alike.”

Christine Churchill is the President of KeyRelevance, a recognized expert in the field of Search Engine Marketing. She is a strong advocate for ethical search engine marketing, and was a member of the founding Board of Directors of the Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization (SEMPO). A frequent speaker at industry events and a prolific writer on search marketing, Christine currently serves as the Chairman of the Dallas-Fort Worth Search Engine Marketing Association (DFWSEM).

Shelley Ellis is the owner of Shelley Ellis Consulting and is at the forefront of exploring the vast potential of using Google’s content network for tapping into online conversations to increase sales and boost profits for companies of any size. With over nine years of paid search experience across a variety of industries, Shelley is a pioneer and a recognized expert in advanced content targeting strategies. Shelley also serves on the board of the Dallas-Fort Worth Search Engine Marketing Association (DFWSEM).

“As demand increases in 2009 for search marketing, keyword research will be at the forefront of every company’s marketing campaign,” says Tony Wright. “These two speakers are recognized experts in this field and bring a perspective on how to apply keyword research not only to search marketing, but to all forms of advertising and marketing,” adds Mr. Wright.

Cost for the meeting is $30 for non-DFWSEM members and $10 for DFWSEM members. Registration for both members and non-members can be made at Corporate and individual memberships are also available there.

About the DFW Search Engine Marketing Association (DFWSEM)

The Dallas-Fort Worth Search Engine Marketing Organization (DFWSEM) is dedicated to education and promotion of the Dallas-Fort Worth search engine marketing industry, conversing various topics related to search engine optimization (SEO) and pay-per-click search (PPC), as well as other emerging media. The group meets monthly at the Renaissance Hotel in Richardson, Texas, and is open to anyone interested in search engine marketing, including in-house marketers, independent consultants, and agencies.

Initially founded in 2003, DFWSEM is the oldest and longest running local search engine marketing group/meetup in the country. Member agencies include DexterityMedia, Vizion Interactive, iCrossing, Range Online Media, Key Relevance, MarketNet, AffGoo, Creative Support, Did-it, SearchDex, WrightIMC, and Bridgepose. For more information, visit

DFWSEM is sponsored by Lead Maverick (

Sponsoring DFWSEM

DFWSEM Association members cumulatively represent over $100,000,000 in annual search engine ad spend, and sponsorship is a great way to get your message in front of this group of decision makers and key influencers. To find out how to sponsor a monthly meeting or other opportunity, contact Tony Wright at [email protected].

DFWSEM Speakers Bureau

Many members of DFWSEM are actively speaking at various interactive marketing conferences, including SMX, Search Engine Strategies, ad:tech, and WebmasterWorld, among many others. If you are looking for someone to speak about search engine marketing related topics, or would like to interview a member, feel free to contact the group for more information at 214.210.6793.

The DFWSEM Association welcomes requests to speak to the group at [email protected].