Viva Las PubCon

Viva Las PubCon

The BuzzShift offices—normally a hub of strategy meetings, indoor helicopter attacks, and dancing foxes—will be a bit quieter next week. That’s because several team members will be in Las Vegas for PubCon, one of the year’s must-attend digital conferences.

Mark Barrera, our Chief Search Officer, will be one of the presenters at PubCon, which is billed as “the premier social media and optimization conference and expo.” Mark will be speaking on “Keyword Research and Selection” and moderating a session on “Twitter – The Latest Topics and Trends.”

Check back here next week for updates from the conference. If you are going to be at PubCon yourself next week, give us a buzz. And maybe, just maybe, Cameron will tell you what the fox really says.

Buzzshift and Barrera Search Marketing Are Now Official

Buzzshift and Barrera Search Marketing Are Now Official

We are happy to announce that Barrera Search Marketing (owned and run by Mark Barrera) has been acquired by BuzzShift in our attempt to create an even more outstanding search marketing team. Put another way, we just did the business equivalent of “making it official.” Mark Barrera has worked with Buzzshift for a while, but like many of the best relationships, we had to make sure the decision was right. You could say the early dating phase is over and now the relationship is official.

The move had our clients in mind most of all, seeing how Barrera Search Marketing’s expertise and experience in search marketing, coupled with the current search team at Buzzshift, could be a knockout combination for our current and upcoming clients.  That of course, is all in the context of Buzzshift’s amazing digital strategy team of Eddy Badrina, Cameron Gawley, and others who aspire to be cutting edge, creative brand marketers in today’s ever-changing digital marketing landscape. Adding Mark’s team to the mix just made sense.

The clients of Barrera Search Marketing will benefit from better services in social media marketing, content marketing, other services offered by Buzzshift and of course all of this in addition to an even better search marketing strategy, analysis, and implementation with Buzzshift’s new search team.

About Barrera Search Marketing:

Barrera Search Marketing was founded in 2010 with an emphasis on creating organic and paid search campaigns for brands with a strong online presence.  Barrera Search Marketing focuses on using data to make informed decisions that will increase qualified traffic and increase conversions for clients. President Mark Barrera served as the past President and Chairman of the DFW Search Engine Marketing Association and currently serves as the President of the Social Media Club of Dallas.

 

The Ultimate 2013 #SXSWi Party List

The Ultimate 2013 #SXSWi Party List

It’s that time of year again. The time where every tech geek, nerd, marketer, social “expert,” digital strategist, account exec, and agency intern will go mobile and embrace their inner weirdness. It is time for SXSW Interactive 2013.

Whether your days are filled with keynotes on SnapChat or exploring the Startup Village, you will be amazed with the amount of entrepreneurial energy there. Our piece of advice is this: know that sessions can be hit or miss, and not every one will be for you. So when filling your SXSW schedule, make sure to look for a session with a talented speaker or a known panel of people, versus focusing on the title (which their creative team probably spent countless hours creating).

But once you have your fix of sessions and panels, it’s off to the parties! This is where the real networking happens, make no mistake. Our ultimate list is below. In addition, keep tabs on twitter for @GaryVee’s #secretwine party, AMEX Sync concerts, and trending at the Driskill Hotel.

Take a look at that list, and let us know in the comments if we are missing any good ones! We’ll add them if you highly recommend them.

 

Thursday

 

ATXCrawl SXSW Party

What: SXSW Startup Crawl 2013 presented by Rackspace

Where: @ Capital Factory (Omni Hotel)

When: Thursday March 07, 2013 — 4:00 to 10:00 pm

Register: RSVP Here

 


Friday

feedbytwitter SXSW Party

What: #FEED Powered by Twitter: SXSWi (Five-Night, Four-Day Event)

Where: @ AMOA-Arthouse at Jones Center

When: Friday, March 08, 2013 – Tuesday March 12, 2013 – All Day

Register: RSVP Here

 

 

CafePress SXSW Party

What: CafePress SXSW Shindig

Where: @ Bourbon Girl

When: Friday, March 8, 2013 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm(CST)

Register:RSVP Here

 

#SXspredfast 2013 Party

What: #SXspredfast Bash

Where: @ Speakeasy — 412 Congress Ave. – Austin

When: Friday, March 08, 2013 — 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Register: RSVP Here

 

StateofNow140Conference SXSW Party

What: State of NOW (#140conf) SXSW Cocktail Party 2013

Where: @ Lanai — 422 Congress Ave

When: Friday, March 8, 2013 — 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Register: RSVP Here

 

Ignite Social Media Party, in partnership with Expion

What: Ignite Social Media Party, in partnership with Expion

Where: @ Molotov — 719 West 6th Street

When: Friday, March 8, 2013 — 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Register: RSVP Here

 

#Nightcap 3 with Edelmen Digital

What: Nightcap 3 with Edelman Digital!

Where: @ The Dogwood — 715 W. 6th Street – Austin

When: Friday, March 08, 2013 — 9:00 pm – 1:00 am

Register: RSVP Here

 

nerds rock sxsw Party

What: NerdsRock III

Where: @ uShip HQ – 205 Brazos St.

When: All Day

Register: Email / Tweet to RSVP

 


Saturday

Klout-Afternoon-Delight SXSW Party

What: Klout Afternoon Delight

Where: @ 320 Le Grande Ave.

When: Saturday, March 9, 2013 — 12:00 to 4:00 pm

Register: RSVP Here

 

Chevy Tweet House at SXSW 2013

What: Chevy Tweet House at SXSW 2013

Where: @ Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop – 400 Nueces St

When: Saturday, March 9, 2013 — 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm(CST)

Register: RSVP Here

Tech_Cocktail SXSW Party

What: Tech Cocktails SxSW #Startuplife Celebration

Where: @ The Stage on Six

When: Saturday, March 9, 2013 — 7:00 pm(CST)

Register: RSVP Here

 

 

 

copyblogger_sxsw_2013_party 

What: Copyblogger Presents: Another Indelicate Diversion

Where: @ Buffalo Billiards

When: Saturday, March 9, 2013 — 8:00 pm- to 2:00 am

Register: RSVP Here


Sunday

Sunday Funday SXSW Party

What: Silicon Beach Sunday Funday

Where: @ Frank

When: Sunday, March 10, 2013 — 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Register: RSVP Here

 

Sunday Funday SXSW Party

What: Chevrolet Presents Allhat V: Cowboys & Cowgirls Gone Wild

Where: @ Guero’s Taco Bar – 1412 Congress Ave

When: Sunday, March 10, 2013 — 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Register: RSVP Here

 

The Social Media Monthly SXSW Party

What: The Get #NakedSocial at #SXSW!

Where: @ The Karma Lounge

When: Sunday, March 10, 2013 — 6:00 to 10:00 pm(CDT)

Register: RSVP Here

 

pointroll SXSW Party

What: PointRoll Presents: Design Throwdown

Where: @ The Belmont

When: Sunday, March 10, 2013 — 7:00 to 10:00 pm

Register: RSVP Here

 

Nat Geo Celebrated the '80s & Today

What: Nat Geo Celebrated the ’80s & Today Featuring Girl Talk

Where: @ Antone’s – 213 W 5th St

When: Sunday, March 10, 2013 — 9:00pm to 2:00am

Register: RSVP Here

 

MashBash at SXSWi 2013 

What: MashBash at SXSWi 2013

Where: @ Speakeasy – 412 Congress Ave

When: Sunday, March 10, 2013 — 9:00pm to 2:00am

Register: RSVP Here

 

SapientNitro SXSW Party 

What: SapientNitro SXSW Party

Where: @ The Parish Austin – 214 E. 6th Street

When: Sunday, March 10, 2013 — 9:00pm to 11:00pm

Register: RSVP Here

 

Stop Drop and Funk SXSW Party

What: ShareThis Presents: SXSW- Stop, Drop, and Funk!

Where: @ The Belmont Austin

When: Sunday, March 10, 2013 — 10:00pm to 2:00am

Register: RSVP Here

 

 

OPEN SXSW Web SXSW Party

What: Open Web SXSW Pool Party

Where: @ TBD

When: Sunday, March 10, 2013 — TBD

Register: RSVP Here

 


Monday

 

Mobile Monday SXWI Party

What: Mobile Monday Austin SXSW 2013 (unofficial) Social Event

Where: @ Fogo de Chao

When: Monday, March 11, 2013 — 6:00 to 8:00pm

Register: RSVP Here


 

Tuesday

 

Hipstamatic SXSW #MorningAfter Brunch

What: Hipstamatic SXSW #MorningAfter Brunch

Where: @ 509 Brushy St

When: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 — 11:00am to 4:00pm

Register: RSVP Here

 


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