Industry Conferences

We took into consideration some of the most cutting-edge conferences in the digital industry, as well as some conferences our CEO has spoken at, when choosing the most noteworthy conferences. You can use this list as a starting point if you are new to digital. Check out the sites of some of our favorite industries, and let us know which ones you’ll be attending. If you want to know which conferences our CEO is speaking at this year, you can check out our speaking engagements page. We would love to meet you!

Websites & Blogs

Blogs can be extremely powerful resources, but finding the right blog for you can be daunting and overwhelming. We selected some of the most helpful blogs – in our opinion – on digital marketing, SEO, PPC, and anything else you might want a little added information on. We believe these sites will be helpful resources to you and your team, if you are looking to learn more about digital marketing or related industries.


In connection with conferences and blogs, the Smarter Searches team has a few favorite tools we would like to share with you. Check these tools out, we think you’ll find them very resourceful.

Moz Bar
Majestic (backlinks)
Screening Frog (SEO)
Google Analytics


Conferences and Speaking Engagements

Oftentimes, business professionals find themselves at boring conference sessions. Well, if you attend a session by Smarter Searches’ CEO, Courtney Herda, you will not have such an experience. Courtney believes the world of digital marketing can be fun and exciting and brings a unique sense of energy and passion to her speeches. Here are some of the conferences and events Courtney has presented at over the years, we hope you will find this resource helpful and gain some insight into the world of digital marketing.