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Premier Marketing Conference Draws Today's Leading Digital Brands to Focus on Content and Organic Search Success

Now in Its Fourth Year, BrightEdge's Share14 Is the Only Digital Marketing Conference Bringing Together Top Brands Like Google, Facebook, Twitter and Bing to Share Their Best Practices

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/29/14 -- BrightEdge, the essential content marketing platform, is hosting its fourth annual premier industry conference, Share14. At the August 20-22 San Francisco event, content marketing and organic search leaders from today's leading global brands will present the latest trends, insights, and best practices transforming modern marketing. Digital marketing leaders from major brands lead every single session at Share14. Attendees will have an opportunity to hear from and network with top brands, such as YouTube, 3M, Macy's, and NBC Universal, and discover their secrets to driving unprecedented content and search marketing success.

"Share14 is the must-attend event for content and search marketers," said Jim Yu, BrightEdge CEO and Co-founder. "At Share14 we're bringing together the most innovative search and content marketing thought leaders and practitioners to share their knowledge and spur meaningful discussions on how marketers can drive real business results."

Share14's speaker line-up includes a closing keynote by Stephen Dubner, co-author of the internationally bestselling and award-winning 2005 book, Freakonomics, and its wildly popular successors, Superfreakonomics and Think Like a Freak. Dubner, an award-winning author, journalist, and media personality, will speak on how marketers can -- and should -- "think like a freak" in order to increase productivity, rationality, and creativity.

Dubner will be joined on stage by other marketing experts, like Google's Darren Pleasance, head of Customer Acquisitions, who will share Google's online marketing tactics and how marketers can apply those practices in their own business. Bing's Duane Forrester will also take the stage to discuss the latest trends in the ever-evolving world of search marketing and how marketers can stay on the cutting edge. Other speakers include top digital marketing practitioners from leading brands like Adobe, 3M, Macy's, YouTube, and Home Depot.

Share14 brands and speakers include:
3M: Craig Berdie, Global Search Marketing Manager
3M: Raj Rao, Global Director for eCommerce and eMarketing
Adobe: Dave Lloyd, Senior Manager, Global Search Marketing
Autodesk: Brenna Comacchio, Search Marketing Analyst
Best Western: Felipe Carreras, Director, eCommerce
Bing: Duane Forrester, Senior Product Marketing Manager
Biz2Credit: Guru Charan, Business Development
Blind Five Year Old: AJ Kohn, Owner
BrightEdge: Jim Yu, CEO and Co-founder with Lemuel Park, CTO and Co-founder
CareerBuilder: Allison Fabella, Director, Global SEO
Epicor Software: Dawna Olsen, Director of Corporate Marketing
Experian: Ngia Vang, SEO Team Lead
Facebook: Rob Creekmore, Advertising Research Manager, Marketing Science
General Motors: Doug Peeples, GM Global Digital Marketing & Advertising
Gengo: Ken Yamada, Marketing Director
Global Strategies: Mellissa Jensen, Director, Strategic Analytics
Global Strategies: Ken Shults, Managing Director, Global Consulting
Google: Darren Pleasance, Global Customer Acquisition
Groupon: Gene McKenna, Director of Search Marketing
Hilton Hotels: Melissa Walner, Director, Global SEO and Social Media
Home Depot: Sean Kainec, Head of SEO
HP: Vicqui Chan, Senior Manager, Global SEO
Intel: Laura-Ann Mitchell, Digital Marketing Manager
iProspect: Antonio Esposito, GM Global SEO Lead
Macy's: Lauren MacPhail, SEO Director
Majestic SEO: Dixon Jones, Marketing Director
Marriott: Michael Jozaitis, Manager SEO Strategy, Marriott Emerge
Microsoft: Alex Volk, Search Marketing Director
Move, Inc. ( Richard Naimy, Director of SEO
NBCUniversal: Seth Holladay, Sr. Director of Audience and Monetization
Nina Hale: Leslie Gibson, Associate Director of Content Marketing
OpenTable: Denis Scott, Senior Director of Acquisition Marketing
Pennwell: Michael Kirchhoff, Director of SEO/Product Support
Rackspace: David Whitworth, SEO Manager
RedDoor Interactive: Jordan Kasteler, Senior SEO Manager
Rimm Kaufman: Adam Audette, Chief Knowledge Officer
Rosetta: Jason Tabeling, Associate Partner, Search and Media
SAP: Todd Wilms, Digital Marketing Executive
Scripps Networks: Jesus Mendez, Manager, Search Engine Optimization
Seagate Technologies: Ali MacDonald, Digital Marketing Manager
Time Inc.: Binti Pawa, Head of SEO
Trulia: Mark Munroe, Director of SEO
YouTube: Sara Snyder, Global Product Expert

In addition to high caliber discussions from Share14's expert speakers, the conference will offer an opportunity for networking alongside marketers and practitioners from across industries. Attendees will also have a chance to earn their BrightEdge Certified Professional Certification with experts from the BrightEdge Client Services team. Becoming a BrightEdge Certified Professional translates into crucial -- and increasingly in-demand -- analytical, search, and content success skills. BrightEdge's founders will highlight the company's vision and latest technology innovations for marketers. For more information and to check out the full agenda visit:

About BrightEdge
BrightEdge is the essential content marketing platform for modern business. It transforms online content into tangible business results such as traffic, revenue and engagement. BrightEdge's S3 platform is powered by a sophisticated big data analysis engine and is the only company capable of web-wide, real-time measurement of content engagement across all digital channels, including search, social and mobile. BrightEdge's 8,500+ global brands include leaders like 3M, Microsoft, Netflix and Nike. The company is based in San Mateo, CA with offices in New York City, Chicago, London and Tokyo.

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