WSI Organizes a Search Marketing Exchange Conference in Birmingham

Close to 100 Internet Marketing Franchise Offices Will Convene Under One Roof to Share Leading Edge Search Marketing and Social Media Strategies -

Toronto, Canada, February 19, 2010 --( Close to 100 franchise offices of WSI, the world’s #1 Internet marketing franchise, according to Entrepreneur Magazine, will convene at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Birmingham on March 5 and 6 for a Search Marketing Exchange Conference. Franchise offices from around the world, including UK, Europe, US, South Africa and Latin America will attend this “think tank” event to share and discuss cutting edge search marketing and social media strategies.

The Search Marketing Exchange Conference will feature more than 15 recognized Internet marketing expert speakers from around the world, who will lead discussions around advanced local search tactics, breakthrough content marketing strategies, social media success secrets and more.

Ron McArthur, president of WSI, says, “One of WSI’s core principles is to deliver nothing but exceptional quality and high value Internet marketing strategies to our worldwide clientbase, while helping them achieve their online marketing goals. This Search Marketing Exchange Conference in Birmingham will facilitate real-time knowledge sharing within the WSI network, enabling our franchisees to stay competitive and continue providing the latest Internet marketing solutions to their customers. As we converge in Birmingham, we have an incredible line-up of subject matter experts coming together to share how to take Internet marketing to new heights.”

Joining the experts exchange event as the keynote speaker will be Google. Sophie Toms, Industry Manager - Agency at Google, will share a presentation entitled “Growing Your Business with the Google Content Network,” in which she will discuss what the future holds for search marketing.

Sophie Toms, Industry Manager – Agency at Google, says, “The UK is one of the most advanced online markets in the world and consumers here are searching for information, communicating with friends, and researching and buying products in their millions. Businesses have a great opportunity to tap into this online market from day one, so we'll be discussing ways to help them maximise their return on investment when they advertise through content networks. In my presentation, I will discuss this topic in more detail as well as reveal best practices related to display advertising, contextual ads and more.”

Among other renowned speakers is Jamie Adams of WSI Local AdWorks, who is also the Title Sponsor of the event, as well as Anthony Schultz of Voloper Creations Inc., who has joined the conference as a special guest speaker. Breakout sessions throughout the 2-day event will cover topics, such as: LinkedIn as a lead generation tool, video marketing, the latest in pay-per-click (PPC) advertising, advanced techniques for search engine optimization (SEO), and social media marketing best practices.

For more information, please contact Valerie Brown-Dufour at 1-905-678-7588 ext. 1370 or

About WSI – we simplify the Internet:
WSI is the world’s #1 franchise offering Internet marketing services to suit the needs of multiple industries. The company has the world’s largest Internet Consultants’ network and a 100-person strong head office in Toronto, Canada. WSI Internet Marketing Consultants have helped thousands of small and medium-sized businesses realize their online marketing potential. By using innovative Internet technologies and advanced Internet marketing strategies, businesses can have a WSI Internet Marketing System tailored to their individual needs to elevate their Internet presence and profitability to new levels. In 2009, WSI was the proud recipient of 5 Standard of Excellence Awards at the Annual WebAwards Competition organized by the Web Marketing Association (WMA). WSI has been ranked the #1 Internet Services Franchise in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 listing for 10 years in a row. Entrepreneur Magazine also ranks WSI at #13 among the Top Home Based Franchises and #49 in America’s Top Global Franchises. With the support and cooperation of its customers, franchise network, employees, suppliers and charitable organizations, WSI aims to help make child poverty history through its global outreach program. For more information about WSI’s offerings and business opportunities, please visit their website at

WSI Internet Consulting & Education
Valerie Brown-Dufour
1-905-678-7588 ext. 1370