Search and Social Lessons from the Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference
JUNE 10, 2014
Last month’s Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference opened with a blast of presentational energy from Neal Rodriguez. The conference, hosted by Marty Weintraub ‘s agency, aimClear, was an impressive affair. The post-conference free martinis were a nice touch too. Start with research: is your goal achievable? What’s the best way to accomplish it?
Host A Hangout-On-Air
Small Business Mavericks
APRIL 5, 2013
But did you know you can host a Hangout and record it live on YouTube? Whereas Skype allows up to 25 participants in a single web conference, Google+ Hangouts allows only 10. When you get your Hangout started, you click the “ON-AIR” button and the web conference goes live. Then you can share it on YouTube, which makes the web conference searchable by all of YouTube’s visitors. If you have a YouTube channel, this is a golden opportunity. And it’s really easy to use. Google+ Hangouts is a webinar feature much like Skype.
5 Tips for a Fantastic Marketing Conference
OCTOBER 25, 2012
I recently attended a marketing conference in Indianapolis, IN called Connections - “Inspire the Future” The event was put on by ExactTarget , an international email marketing service provider. Inspired by how well this event was executed, I thought I’d share 5 tips from what I saw at the conference that in my opinion made it successful. Bring in the Big Dogs – Not every company has the resources to hire famous celebrities, bands, and entertainers to attend their conference. Start off by introducing the problem. The more stories you tell, the better.
4 Technology Conferences to Create Your Traveling Schedule for 2013
JANUARY 11, 2013
Whether your interest is in the world of gadgets, or strictly corporate technology, the many upcoming tech conferences give each of us the opportunity to be better at everything that we do for both work and play. When and Where: The Park Plaza Hotel in London, England will play host to the 2013 version of the Technology Frontiers event from March 5-6, 2013. 3.
5 Tips for Preparing for Blog World Expo (Or Any Other Conference)
OCTOBER 3, 2011
Even if you only have a Twitter handle and a blog on WordPress.com (I would advise going on a self-hosted domain with WordPress, but that’s for another post), you can still have a business card – and should. You’re going to be networking with so many people, and you’ll want to connect with them and vice versa after the conference, right? Absolutely not.
Virtual Conferences: Advantages That You Should Know
OCTOBER 3, 2012
If you are thinking about going virtual with your next conference, take the time to understand the advantages, and how it can empower your membership engagement strategy. With virtual conferences, you leave the cost of airplanes and hotel rooms out of the equation, and allow many people to join you. Can’t Would you plan your 5 year olds birthday party at a night club? Join us!
App of the Week Makes Conference Networking Easier
The Social Media Incubator
MARCH 19, 2014
Are you attending a conference soon, or hosting one yourself? The Bizzabo app is great for event organizers and attendees and is used by more than 3,000 conferences worldwide. So, what can the app do for you if you’re attending a conference? With Bizzabo , it is easier for attendees of events to find business and networking opportunities in real-time.
The Most Underrated Marketing Tactic at Your Fingertips
Convince & Convert
OCTOBER 7, 2014
Image via BigStockPhoto.com Virtual conferences just may be my favorite marketing tactic that I have clanging around in my tool box. Read the whole entry. » Social Media Case Studies grouphigh how to host a virtual event social influencer case study social media case study social media influencers virtual conference
Channel Partners Conference & Expo Vegas 2012
APRIL 12, 2012
Last month, I received an all-expense paid invite to the Channel Partners Conference & Expo in Las Vegas from Time Warner Cable Business Class (who I never realized offered web hosting and an array of other services for small businesses ). This conference offered a peer-to-peer mixer, selling techniques luncheon, and a women in the channel networking event. Who Attends.
How to Ignite Your Brand Ambassadors
APRIL 20, 2015
By Gini Dietrich A couple of weeks ago, I spoke at the Kent State University YouToo Conference. You can host an online chat. Business Growth entrepreneur brand ambassador brand loyalists kent state loyal customers OPENForum youtoo conference After my presentation on Spin Sucks , several people asked me how to create a brand ambassador program. What are you trying to achieve?
Top Takeaways for Bloggers from the International Food Blogger Conference 2015
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
Each year, the International Food Blogger Conference brings together USA-based and foreign food bloggers under the same roof. As a participant myself in this year’s conference held in Seattle, I share the highlights: FOOD –the center of all activities. Food was the main event of the conference, so to speak! The This is a guest contribution from Thei Zervaki. Who made it?
SMI Heads to Duluth for the Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference
The Social Media Incubator
MAY 18, 2012
The Social Media Incubator prepares for Zenith Social Media Conference in Duluth this upcoming Wednesday, May 23. The conference will feature speaker from national and internationally known speakers including Rand Fishkin, Marty Weintraub, Laura Weintraub, Greg Jarboe, Merry Morud, Ric Dragon and many others. On our way to the beautiful shores of Lake Superior!
9 Tips for a Successful Webinar Event
MAY 28, 2012
Depending on its content, you may even consider hosting a webinar-for-profit. However, even the best content won’t make up for bad hosting. Below is a list of practices to help you successfully host your own webinar. Along with advice from friends and associates, these are things that I’ve learned through trial and error when hosting webinars. Send two reminders.
Lawyers, It’s Time. It’s Been Time For A While.
JUNE 11, 2015
I am finishing three days of attending legal marketing and business development conferences in Chicago. The first was the Legal Marketing Association’s LMA P3 conference. These 3 Ps pf this conference are pricing, project management and process improvement. The second conference is The LSSO Raindance Conference , hosted by LSSO, or the Legal Sales and Service Organization.
15 Must-See Conferences for Digital Marketers in 2014
DECEMBER 22, 2013
No one needs conferences more than digital marketers. Whether you’ve got the budget to attend two or twelve conferences next year, we’ve compiled a list of 15 of the most prestigious gatherings that are sure to inspire your outreach! 1. The 2014 Carnegie Conference – January 30-31, 2014. Intelligent Content Conference – February 26-28, 2014.
The Productive Online Business Toolbox: My Must-Have Tools
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
MARCH 22, 2011
The cool thing about CrashPlan is its “unsupported headless client feature, which lets you back up remote Linux servers, like your web host (restrictions may apply under the family plan, though, so please check!). It also lets you transfer from FTP server to FTP server, in a process known as “FXP , which helps me move data over from one of my websites to another web host.
Learning About Creativity By Watching Creative Types
MAY 18, 2012
Next week, I'll be spending the majority of my days attending a global conference called, C2 MTL (our agency, Twist Image , also handled some of the social media marketing). Along with hosting a very special lunch event with musician, David Usher , I'll also be sharing the stage with Arianna Huffington. conference. psfk conference. c2mtl. clay shirky. cognitive surplus.
Need More B2B Sales Leads? Ignore This Research
NOVEMBER 6, 2013
During the event, the company can use public relations tactics to meet with industry journalists and other influencers attending the show or conference. That information may be third-party links, but may also be hosted on the company’s website or blog. Business buyers obtain information from multiple online and offline sources when making significant purchase decisions.
Recap: Women in Leadership #IBMConnectEd Luncheon Hosted by @KatyTroughton Discussing #NewWayToWork
Blue Focus Marketing
JANUARY 27, 2015
Here I am at the 2015 IBM ConnectEd (@ IBMConnect ) Conference in sunny Orlando, Florida. Yesterday, I had the privilege of attending the Women’s Executive Lunch, hosted by Katrina Troughton (@ KatyTroughton ), Vice President, Smarter Workforce Solutions at IBM (@ IBM ). The tables, full of many prominent movers and shakers in social business, were simply humming with conversation.
UX Masterclass: What To Know About User Experience [interview]
MARCH 28, 2011
Tweet UX Masterclass is a conference that is going to be held in Copenhagen March 31 st – April 1 st , 2011, and SnitkerGroup , the Danish partner of the UXalliance working with usability, is the company hosting this global conference. The concept for this conference is user experience (UX). Thomas Snitker about the conference. What is UX Masterclass?
Gin and Topics: Videos Galore!
JUNE 17, 2011
Today I’m in Baltimore at the Vocus User’s Conference. Hands down, this is the best conference I’ve attended in a long time. While there are some of the same speakers you see at other conferences ( Scott Stratten , Peter Shankman ), the line-up is really quite good and not the usual suspects. There are only four so take 15 minutes, sit back, and hit play. . 4.
My 7 Favorite Content Marketing Tips and 29 More I Like A Lot
Convince & Convert
AUGUST 17, 2013
Jay is the founder of [link] and host of the Social Pros podcast. Content Marketing chris baggott conferences content marketing content marketing events content marketing world joe chernov Joe Pulizzi marcus sheridan robert rose todd wheatland william shatner youtility It just……kicks ass. And, we’re a media sponsor for the big show September 9-11. Use code CONVINCE to save $100.
Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference – An Event Not to Miss!
MAY 6, 2014
The Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference is fast approaching, coming up on Thursday, May 22, in Duluth, Minnesota. Hosted by the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce and online agency aimClear, the conference will focus on “the strategy, tactics and tools necessary to conquer social media, boost online engagement, increase social market share and avoid wasteful social media campaigns.”
As TED 2013 Takes Place, Here Are 10 TED Talks To Help You Re-imagine Your Business
FEBRUARY 27, 2013
have been fortunate to have attended the annual conference since 2008. Julie Burstein started to define and uncover what creativity is and how it affects our culture through the creation of Public Radio International 's Studio 360 radio program (which was hosted by novelist Kurt Anderson ). She published her first book, Spark: How Creativity Works in 2011 and now hosts her own podcast, Pursuit of Spark! conference. It's happening right now. Originally available only online, the speeches are now distributed and broadcasted on TV, radio, podcasts and even on Netflix.
Turn Off, Tune Out, Drop In
MARCH 6, 2012
After attending the TED 2012 conference in Long Beach, California last week, I could not help but think about how pervasive technology and media is in our lives. Prior to the many sessions at TED 2012, the hosts would remind people to turn off their mobiles. It's become a ceremony at almost each and every conference, but in this instance, they took it further by pleading for everyone's attention and allowing those we were seated next to that same accord. conference. ted conference. Is your head buried in your lap? There's something about the here and now.
Free Summer School For Marketers
JUNE 24, 2013
It''s the odd business book or conference and that''s the extent of our personal development. Penn (co-host of the podcast, Marketing Over Coffee , and author of the book, Marketing White Belt ) who brings together a slew of links and tweets from some of the Web''s biggest (and smartest) thinkers. Kevin Rose (ex- Digg and currently at Google Ventures ) hosts this video podcast where he deep-dives into conversations with many startups from Silicon Valley. conference. Spoiler alert: I dropped out of university. It''s true. Education has never been easier. and cheaper.
Join @CKBurgess and @MNBurgess for the #DW24 Conference on May 20! @DWG #digitalworkplace #NewPlaceToWork
Blue Focus Marketing
MAY 6, 2015
The Digital Workplace Group ( @DWG ) is hosting Digital Workplace 24 (#DW24)—2015, a digital conference chock-full of guest speakers and live, behind-the-scenes workplace tours of several major brands. We hope you will join us on Wednesday, May 20 for an exciting free 24-hour event. The event is set to kick off at 7 a.m. EST and run nonstop until 7 a.m. the following day (May 21).
Future of Brand Experiences: Join #GetRealChat Conversation Live From #AdobeSummit March 23
MARCH 23, 2016
On Wednesday, March 23rd, starting at 3pm pt / 4pm mt / 5pm ct / 6pm et we will be hosting #GetRealChat live from the Venetian hotel and event center in Las Vegas. I’m excited to announce that we have partnered with Adobe and the #GetRealChat Twitter chat is again officially part of the Adobe Summit 2016 event in Las Vegas. The future of marketing is brand experience. GetRealChat.
Enterprise 2.0 Success is About the Players, Not the Field
Social Media Strategery
OCTOBER 10, 2011
Watch your local Pee-wee football team’s practice sometime and you’ll see a lot of dropped passes, missed tackles, and a whole host of other mistakes. e2conf community management conference E20 enterprise20 firewall santa clara social business social media user adoptionBut…what would happen if you put that team on Heinz Field and gave them all the same amenities as the Pittsburgh Steelers? Yep, they still wouldn’t be able to complete a pass, kick a field goal or break a James Harrison tackle. Similarly, simply adding the latest Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0
Facebook’s risky new approach to (forced) sharing
SEPTEMBER 23, 2011
True to form, yesterday Facebook rolled out a whole host of new features at its F8 developer conference. social media cheerleaders curation developer conference facebook guardian information overload music stream of consciousness subscribers yahooThe latter will now be integrated into the platform through social apps. Selective v. forced sharing.
It’s #13NTC time! The Best Nonprofit Conference of the Year
APRIL 8, 2013
Can’t come to the Nonprofit Technlogy Conference? You know it – as per usual, I’ll be emceeing the Online NTC and we have some fabulous co-hosts this year !! Join me at the best nonprofit conference of the year – either in-person or online !! . How lucky am I to have this crew for Online #13NTC ? Social Change Anytime, Anywhere. Where is this all going?
The Audacity of Free: The Products and Services Edition
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JULY 29, 2010
At the end of the day, contrary to seemingly popular belief, the hosts aren’t the only ones pocketing the money. actually had a client call me out on stage once, in front of like 800 people at a conference, in an attempt to pay me a compliment. Yet with social media, there’s a perception that it’s easy to score freebies. It’s what I do (among other projects).
200+ Brilliant Content Marketing World Speakers (and Where to Find them on Twitter)
SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
The event is expected to host more than 3,500 attendees and to feature more than 120 hours of presentations, networking and entertainment. If you’re currently at the conference, give these folks a shoutout and let them (and the social world) know what you think about their talks. 1. Mark Tennant, podcast host. 8-11 in Cleveland. Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler. 2.
Australia Sharepoint Conference June 16/17 2010
MAY 23, 2010
mentioned on Twitter that I would like to go to Australia Sharepoint Conference but can’t justify the price of the ticket (not core business for me). You can follow Sharepoint Conference on @AUSharepoint. SharePoint can be used to host web sites that access shared workspaces , information stores and documents, as well as host-defined applications such as wikis and blogs.
Cool Social Tools: BigMarker
JUNE 24, 2014
BigMarker is a Chicago based, online webinar and video conference system. At BigMarker, members can attend, upload, share, watch and host webinars. They can also host video conferences for organizations, company meetings and general online conferences. BigMarker Read more about webinars and video conferences on our blog. Before Your Conference.
A Busy Week of Events: #S20C #MUS13 and #LISalesConnect
APRIL 14, 2013
Conference, then I spoke with Jason Miller at the Marketo User Summit on the best practices of using social media for lead generation and then the biggest event of all (for me) was the LinkedIn Sales Connect event. Big thanks to Marketo for inviting me to your user conference and letting me be a part of the sessions. Blog Social Media Audience Best Practices Feedback Ggg hosting Jason Miller Konrath Lead Generation LinkedIn Measurable Business Results names Sales Efforts Sales Solutions San Francisco First Sessions Shaver social selling Solutions Group Summit tweets
Newsflash: PR is Not Easy, Cheap or Quick
AUGUST 16, 2011
For context, the following excerpt reflects a discussion on the media relations surrounding a new environmental conference, four days ahead of the first day of the conference (emphasis in the excerpt is mine): “What’s the time-line of the campaign?. No chance unless you’re hosting the whole world at your event. Tweet. We expect covers on at least twenty..