Upcoming Events

Find out the latest dates and places for Local University events.  Since launching in February 2010, Local University has helped thousands of U.S. small businesses take control of their online presence. We’re advocates for search engine optimization (SEO) best practices that will lead to sustained, long-term search engine rankings for small businesses.

LocalU – Austin, TX on November 4th, 2014

Featuring a presentation by Google: Learn how to use Google’s local products to acquire new customers, while also engaging and retaining existing ones. We’ll start by walking through claiming your Google Local + page, and then explore other local products.

We’re bringing in some of the nation’s leading online marketing experts for an intensive four-hour crash course in Internet marketing that will help you navigate the possibilities for marketing your business on the web. You’ll learn web design, local search, SEO, analytics and social media tips and techniques that will lead to sustained, long-term search engine rankings (and new customers) in your local markets and world wide.

Local University: Austin will take place on Nov 4, 2014 from 8:30 am – 1 p.m at the Blanton Museum in downtown Austin.

This event’s content is designed to help small business owners, web designers, location/franchise businesses, online marketers and anyone else interested in level 101 and 201 online marketing.  This is NOT an expert level curriculum.

Capacity is limited, so sign up today!

LocalUp – Moz and LocalU – Seattle February 7th, 2015

Advanced LocalU is the only conference of its kind and provides you with the knowledge and tools you need to help your business and the businesses of your clients to prosper in local search. It focuses solely on issues, techniques and practices in the local search marketing space. For the inaugural event in 2015 we are partnering with Moz to make the event even better and are calling the joint event: LocalUp.

Take advantage of early bird pricing! The first 25 tickets at $200 off registration.

Local U Subscribers: $699
General Admission: $999

Register now

This first Advanced LocalU of 2015 is a private event where we will debut all-new material. The details of the agenda are being planned now and will be released in the Thanksgiving timeframe. But they are shaping up to provide an incredible day.

Presenters will include the Local U regulars (David Mihm, Mike Blumenthal, Aaron Weiche, Mary Bowling, Ed Reese, Will Scott, Mike Ramsey)  PLUS Darren Shaw, Dana DiTomaso, folks from Google, Rand Fishkin and Dr. Pete Meyers of Moz.

You’ll enjoy a great setting, concise presentations, plenty of Q & A time & complete access to the presenters.

Join all of the Local U regulars and  their colleagues as they share their insights, tactics and resources. Nothing is held back!

PPS The Local U forums cost $129/mo and the first month is only $59 so if you are planning to attend this conference you can save between $300 by becoming a member. You will be glad you did. So join the Local U forums now and then head over to the LocalUp sign up page to save your spot at the best local search conference in 2015.