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Marketing Land is a daily publication that covers all aspects of the digital marketing industry.

The site is led by Editor-In-Chief Matt McGee, who oversees the successful editorial team behind sister publication, Search Engine Land. Daily news coverage includes breaking stories, industry trends, feature announcements and product changes at popular platforms used by digital marketers to reach consumers online.

In addition to the editorial news staff coverage, Marketing Land features contributed articles by subject matter experts across all digital marketing disciplines, filled with practical tips, tactics and strategies for running successful marketing programs. Learn more about our contributor network and read our contributor guidelines and application form here.

Both sites were founded by search industry veterans Danny Sullivan (Chief Content Officer & Founding Editor) and Chris Sherman (VP of Programming & Founding Editor) and are published by Third Door Media. Third Door Media is also the parent company that produces Digital Marketing Depot, our research center for digital marketers, as well as the MarTech and Search Marketing Expo conference series.

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Save the Date: SMX East is back in NYC Oct 24-26

Mark your calendars for SMX East: October 24-26! Don't miss your only chance this year to attend the largest search marketing conference on the East Coast. An agenda obsessed with SEO & SEM! SMX is the only conference series dedicated to search marketing....



CMOs at the wheel: How are they Driving the Modern Marketing Organization?

When we started our column, “Driving the Modern Marketing Organization,” our goal was simple: to showcase how leading chief marketing officers were approaching the critical tasks of team organization and talent development, all while facing digital disruption and demands for...


Pioneering CMOs discuss the future at MarTech

I’m super excited to highlight some of our featured speakers presenting at MarTech, October 2-4 in Boston. It’s an all-star line up of pioneering CMOs and marketing visionaries. The advent of marketing automation 10 years ago was arguably the Big Bang of martech....


What marketers need to know about the Apple WWDC announcements [Podcast]

Browsers have become a battleground for ads, and Apple announced its latest salvo this week at their annual WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference): Safari will soon begin limiting third-party ad trackers from following users around the web. (Google made headlines recently...


SMX Advanced is almost sold out! Less than 100 tickets left.

SMX Advanced is in one week. This time next week, your peers (and competitors) will be in Seattle getting actionable SEO and SEM tactics and having conversations with the marketers making the biggest impact in the search world. We’ll be covering...


The Path to CMO with SAP Ariba's Alicia Tillman [Podcast]

What can a teenager possibly learn from selling tickets to a public beach? A lot, says this week's special podcast guest, Alicia Tillman. That's where she had her first job as a 15-year-old, and it provided lessons that have helped...


Meet Aetna CMO David Edelman at MarTech in Boston

I am thrilled that one of the pioneers of marketing-led digital transformation will be keynoting at MarTech! Former McKinsey consultant and current Aetna CMO David Edelman will talk about his experiences helping dozens of leading brands rethink marketing in a...


7 great reasons to attend SMX Advanced in 2 weeks

Search Engine Land’s SMX Advanced is just 2 weeks away. Don’t miss your only opportunity this year to attend the conference designed for experienced SEOs and SEMs! Fewer than 150 tickets are remaining. Register now! Here are 7 reasons you should attend: ...


Is your creative agency killing your campaign?

Let's talk about your creative agency -- the team of marketing gurus who take all the messy, disjointed advantages about your company that you provide them with and turn it all into a polished campaign. They did a SWOT analysis,...


Behind the scenes of the Martech 5000 Landscape [Podcast]

It's no secret that the martech industry is growing like crazy. Just look at how Scott Brinker's annual martech landscape infographic has grown over the years -- the evidence is undeniable. There are now about 5,000 company logos organized into...


MarTech is coming! MarTech is coming! To Boston Oct. 2-4

Earlier this month, we wrapped up the West Coast edition of MarTech. The conference kicked off with the Stackies, an awards ceremony celebrating exceptional illustrations of marketing technology stacks from companies like Microsoft, Cisco and many more. I also unveiled...


The big SMX Advanced preview

Search Engine Land's always sold-out SMX Advanced, the only search marketing conference designed exclusively for experienced search marketers, returns to Seattle June 12-14. Keep reading to find out what’s in store this year. Then register; fewer than 200 spots are left! New trends, new...


[Podcast] The Google I/O 2017 recap: Lens, Assistant & more

The Google news was fast and furious this week, with numerous announcements coming from its annual developers' conference, Google I/O 2017. The event is wrapping up today, so this week's episode of Marketing Land Live offers a look back at...


35 ways to improve SEO & SEM performance, only at SMX Advanced

More than 55 of the world’s most knowledgeable search marketers will present at Search Marketing Expo - SMX Advanced, June 12-14 in Seattle. You’ll learn advanced SEO and SEM tactics they’ve employed to deliver successful campaigns, and what to expect...


Register for SMX Advanced this week: reserve your spot & save $400

It’s happened 10 years in a row. SMX Advanced sells out weeks before the conference begins. Then we hear from people who planned to attend, and are disappointed there are no spots left. Act now and avoid the heartbreak! Register this...



Don’t miss SMX Advanced this year. Register now & save $400!

The 10th edition of SMX Advanced, promises once again to deliver fast-paced, Q&A-packed sessions that don’t stop to cover the basics. Less than 40% of tickets are left and are going fast. Reserve your seat now before prices increase Saturday, May 13. Search...


Time’s up! MarTech is here and it’s your last chance to attend

In just one week, the world’s largest independent marketing technology conference designed for senior-level marketers and marketing technology professionals happens at MarTech in San Francisco, May 9-11. The show is programmed with one specific goal: to illuminate successful real-world practices at the...


Take a deep dive on search and social. Attend a workshop at SMX Advanced.

SMX Advanced pre-conference workshops are conducted by the world’s leading subject matter experts in SEO, SEM, social and digital. All workshops will be held on Monday, June 12, at the Bell Harbor Convention Center in Seattle. You’ll pick one workshop for...