Strategic Search Engine Marketing BootCamp

May 5, 18, & 19, 2018 |  9 AM–5 PM  | UM St. Louis Campus | 21 Hours ($595) | Register  |  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Strategic Search Engine Marketing BootCamp

Why Should I take this 3-day intensive?

Search marketing is more than 50% of the digital marketing budget and growing every day.  It is highly measurable and is one of the most efficient means to find your prospects at any point in the purchase cycle. However, staying on top of the latest tricks and changes being made by Google every day is not an easy task even if you live in this world every day. 

Here is just a snippet of interesting articles being discussed out there today on the web. 

  • Bing Ads launches Structured Snippets for text ads
  • What’s the Google AdWords Health Score and how is it different from existing tools?
  • Plan device-specific user experience strategies with Google AdWords’ bid modifier
  • Setting up AdWords website call conversion tracking just got a bit easier
  • 6 data visualizations in the new AdWords that will save you a ton of time
  • Google testing mobile Shop the Look ads for apparel & home products

And this is just the short list!

Are you ready to up your search strategy game?

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In this 3 day intensive you will learn many things including the following:

  • How to develop a successful search program
  • About the relationship between search engine optimization (SEO) and search engine marketing (SEM)
  • Keyword selection strategy, placement and frequency
  • The push to mobile search
  • Research algorithms
  • Meta tags
  • The different types of listings
  • How to optimize site content
  • Differences between Google, Yahoo and Bing
  • How to optimize such campaigns for success.

In addition, you will obtain hands-on experience by setting up and monitoring a real paid search engine campaign under the instructor's guidance.

Is there anything else we will learn over these 3 days?

Yes!  As a matter of fact the instructor will help all students begin thier journey to becoming Google Adwords Certified ouside of the classroom.

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Who is this class for?

This class if for anyone wanting to learn the ins and outs of organic and  paid search and building a strategy for success.  No prior experience in SEO or SEM is required.



What are students saying about this class?

"Amy is a fantastic instructor! Very enthusiastic and the perfect balance between technical and adjusting her lecture content to her audience no matter what their skill level."

Overall ratings by students: 4.57/5.00


Who is the instructor?


Your instructor for this 3 day intensive is Amy Warren.  Amy has an extensive digital marketing background specializing in paid search marketing. She works for MEC Global, a WPP company that buys 1/3 of all the advertising in the world. Developing and implementing digital strategy, Amy manages account teams for Fortune 100 and 500 clients across numerous verticals.

Through her leadership, she was the 2011 and 2012 OMMA award for SEM recipient and was the 2013 OMMA award finalist for her work in the search space. She also won the agency-wide 2012 Original Thinking Award for Best Use of Mobile.

Amy holds two Masters' of Business Administration degrees from the universities of University of Missouri-St. Louis and Kyoto Sangyo University-Japan where she completed her degree in Japanese. Prior to this she worked in Tokyo for Japan's largest consulting firm, JAL Academy as a research assistant conducting research on global competencies for leading Japanese companies.

Where is this bootcamp held?

It is held on the University of Missouri - St. Louis (UMSL) campus about 10 miles north of downtown.  Your will find the map here: north-campus-map%20(1).pdf


Financial Aid

The Workforce Investment Act governed by the Workforce Investment Board distributes funds through the UrbanForce program at the St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment (SLATE)