Calling all technical SEO trailblazers, savvy search scientists, and research extraordinaires! Are you doing innovative SEO experiments or research? Are you rigorously testing new approaches, strategies, and tactics? We want to hear about it! Submit your research or experiment to TechSEO Boost’s 2018 Call for Research for the chance to share your findings and have your work honored by the SEO community.
Not sure you want to submit? Here are five reasons why you can’t pass it up.
Let your mad scientist shine
Let’s face it – there are not many research competitions singularly focused on SEO. This is a unique opportunity to nerd out on advanced experiments that push the boundaries of what’s possible. We speak your language and want to hear about creative SEO tests that produce new insights, challenge best practices, and maximize results. Don’t hold back, let your mad scientist shine!
The submission process is easy-peasy (and free!)
We know what you might be thinking – another time-consuming task for your to-do list. So, we’ve made it super easy to submit your research. We have a simple and easy-to-use submission template. Download it, tell us a little bit about your hypothesis, procedures/methodology, and results, and then send it off to firstname.lastname@example.org. There are no crazy forms, no entry fee, and you can decide how much or how little to share with us. Just keep it under 10,000 words!
There’s also a bonus for the early birds who want to get a head-start on their submission. Anyone who emails email@example.com by Tuesday, September 4th to declare their intent to submit research will receive the opportunity to ask the judging panel three questions. This is your chance to get inside info on what will wow the judging panel.
Have general questions about the submission process or competition? Don’t be shy! You can email us anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll quickly address your questions so you can get started on an all-star entry.
Industry recognition and free publicity
Each of the three finalists will be invited to present a summary of their research at TechSEO Boost on November 29th 2018 in Boston. With hundreds of in-person attendees and thousands more watching via the livestream and recorded sessions, this is your chance to showcase your smarts to a wide audience of marketers, agencies, and other SEO thought-leaders. You could walk-away with a new client, an exciting job opportunity, or a valuable connection in the SEO community.
Can’t travel to Boston for the event? Not to fear! Finalists who cannot travel to Boston to present in-person will have the opportunity to pre-record their presentation. We’ll air it at the live event, so you still get the industry exposure without making the trip to Beantown. Feeling a little camera shy? You can also elect to have someone present on your behalf.
Shape the future of SEO
Testing and experimentation is key to the advancement of all businesses and industries, including the SEO industry. Finalists who share their findings at the event have the opportunity to improve the industry at large. Join the ranks of SEO pioneers who are positively impacting the future of the SEO for everyone.
Last, but definitely not least: $$$
The winner will receive a $1,000 cash prize. That’s a lot of credits on Amazon Mechanical Turk!
Ready to start your submission? Visit our TechSEO Boost Call for Research page to read more about the scoring criteria, key dates, and judging panel. Best of luck to all participants!