The fifth annual LaunchCon takes flight on Oct. 5, 2018, in downtown Orlando!
Orlando’s premier digital marketing and technology conference mixes a few familiar faces with a number of new ones, and they all have the same goal: to educate the masses about the industry’s latest trends. This dual-track, one-day session promises to captivate and energize all those yearning to go from good to great.
Ross exudes passion, something he brings both to his work and his public presentations. No surprise, then, that his first company, an ecommerce store for entrepreneurs, was named Hustle & Grind. On his popular blog, he shares about his highs and lows of building businesses and living in the digital world. Among his books are Stand Out: The Content Guide for Entrepreneurs and The Hustle Manifesto.
In the digital world, information architecture refers to the practice of arranging the pathways of websites, software apps and other operating systems we use. This is where Abby Covert lives and excels. She has worked on some of the biggest national and international brands: Microsoft, Etsy, Nike, Taco Bell, International House of Pancakes, Kraft and the U.S. Postal Service. And she teaches others how to create winning UI/UX.
Few people live for Google algorithmic updates like Marie. It’s not that her consulting business is based on them. It’s that she is, well, obsessed by them. From Panda to Penguin and from Hummingbird to Pigeon, Google algorithm updates — how and why they work on various websites — fascinate Marie. People who think SEO isn’t a real thing never met Marie.
A former journalist, Kelsey Jones is a marketing consultant, writer and owner of SixStories.com and StoryShoutNews.com. She specializes in web content. Once the executive editor of Search Engine Journal, Kelsey was voted one of the top 100 marketers of the year by Invesp in 2009. She has worked for Yelp, Run.com and Bounty Towels.
From college students to law enforcement to corporate America, Mark Zeigler’s niche is teaching people how to communicate effectively and meaningfully in the workplace and beyond. He officiates weddings and emcees funerals. He serves as a motivational speaker for presidents, deans and department heads at Florida State University, where he has taught for more than two decades.
LaunchCon 2017 was our largest and most comprehensive digital marketing conference so far. We heard from 10 speakers from across the country who educated us on content marketing, reputation marketing, SASS, back-end problem solving, publishing and performance, machine learning and AI, data analysis, data presentation, branding and content distribution.