How to use twitter to live vicariously through other people’s SEO conference pleasures

Subtitle: How to save your money, not get the hangover from hell, and learn lots of new things by NOT attending a conference. This is an enormously belated post. A4u expo in London was over 2 weeks ago, and I’ve only just got round to writing this up. Second blog post in, and I’m already subject to bloggers block… One of the best things about leaving my regular life living in an Arcadian idyll in Wales has been the opportunity to meet up with my online SEO chums/acquaintances in the flesh – first at ThinkVisibility, then the Search Pro networking event. Looking forward to London SEO next week, put it in your diary if you haven’t already! ThinkVisibility popped my SEO conference cherry, and gave me the bug for attending conferences and seminars. However, even though geographically I’m much closer to the action, budget and time constraints mean that I can’t get to most of them. We all get conference envy from time to time… With a4u expo in London just gone, and the SEOMoz/Distilled Pro Seminar coming up next week I thought I’d jot down my musings regarding how I plan to use twitter to live vicariously through other people’s SEO conference pleasures… Find out who is going – a quick tweet out should suffice. This will fuel your jealousy, but also give you a good idea of who to watch for live tweets, and links to awesome posts. If you’re following people that are clever and savvy, you can expect them to ‘filter’ out any noise and misinformation and fngers crossed they’ll be tweeting and blogging the...