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#RIMC15 looking really good

RIMC 2014 infographicReykjavik Internet Marketing Conference or RIMC is again attracting international speakers. These includes industry experts such as Alex Moss, Michael Bonfils and Bas van den Beld to mention few. The conference will also host some great brands from both sides of the table when it comes to digital marketing these include Unruly, SMFB Engine, Untold Agency, Vendemore, Microsoft and Google, uSwitch and more. As before, this years conference is highly recommended for any business persons, corporate or small enterprises, engaged with digital marketing, including social media, content marketing, branding on the web, SEO and online advertising.

European Search Personality of the year 2014 – Kristjan Mar Hauksson

Kristjan Mar Hauksson European Search Awards Personality 2014

SMFB Engine might not have won the Grand Prix for “Best use of social with Search” at the European Search Awards held in Reykjavik Iceland last Friday, but the team did not go home empty handed as their COO Kristjan Mar Hauksson won the European Search Personality price, this is a recognition of a talented and inspiring practitioner who has revolutionized the European search industry. Kristjan Mar who also owns Nordic eMarketing gave a rousing speech were he likened his fellow Internet marketeers to digital pioneers, today’s miniature Gutenbergs as in his words “We are inventing this new wonderful new industry called Internet Marketing and we all play a role”.

From the Archive – Inspired by Iceland Case Study

Found this as I was going through my slides, this is from a session I did at SES New York called “Search, PR and the Social Butterfly ”.

Problem: Iceland is hit by a Volcano that halts most flight traffic and threatens tourism at a critical moment.
Solution: A multilingual multichannel strategy was created focusing on Google Universal. YouTube/Vimeo Videos were created, Facebook Fan and Like Pages and ad campaigns based on selected demographics, on top of that Twitter bursts and blog posts. The strategy among other was to attach Iceland to high profile brands and names such as John Lennon, Lonely Planet, CNN and general search phrases like music festival, travel destination and so on. Targeted phrases had close to ten million monthly searches. Read more »

Some great Reykjavik Internet Marketing Conference quotes and links

“Reykjavik Internet Marketing Conference: An Extraordinary Experience“
Rand Fiskin – SEOMoz

„I loved the atmosphere, mood and networking at RIMC“
Massimo Burgio – Global Interactive

“Iceland is so beautiful and so different from anything else I have seen and experienced”
Mikkel DeMib – DeMib.com

“RIMC is one of those smaller conferences where you actually get to talk to most people and mingle more closely with the other speakers.”
Mikkel DeMib – DeMib.com

„Just WOW… Reykjavik Internet Marketing Conference #RIMC12“
Peter Handley – Director of SEO at theMediaFlow

Reykjavik Internet Marketing Conference 2013 starting to form

The tenth Reykjavik Internet Marketing Conference is starting to unfold. The date is 22nd of March next year and it is likely to be a fantastic event with some great speakers from the likes of Spotify, NFL, ESPN, Dell, Symantec, Google, Twitter, Disney and more. Read more »