1201 Third Avenue #2200, Seattle, WA
Want to boost market share?
Trying to generate more revenue?
Need to get more customers to your site or through your door?
Come learn how to do all this and more from local marketing author and professor Whitney Keyes. Fortune 500 companies like Starbucks, American Express, Microsoft and Alaska Airlines use her principles and you can, too.
In this fast-paced session, she’ll show you how to strategically blend new social media tools with traditional marketing techniques to get the right results. You’ll also learn how to identify free opportunities and use them to quickly build brand loyalty and increase sales. Whitney incorporates real-world success stories across nearly every industry, from tech companies in Malaysia to restaurants in Africa.
Come find out how to turn your marketing ideas into action that will propel your business to the next level and get real results.
Get answers to these questions and more:
· Who is your “real” target audience?
· What social media tools are the best?
· How do you create word of mouth marketing?
· How can you get free press and buzz from publicity?
· How can you make your marketing more strategic?
· How do you measure your return on investment from social media?
After her presentation, Whitney will be joined by four of Seattle’s hottest up-and-coming PR and marketing experts for a quick panel discussion followed by a short Q&A session.
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to amp up your marketing and accelerate growth for your existing business or new venture.
Whitney Keyes - CEO/Founder, Whitney Keyes Productions and author of Propel: Five Ways to Amp Up Your Marketing and Accelerate Business.
Stacey Anderson - Publisher of Getting Organized Magazine
Robbin Block - Marketing Strategist, Block Media & Marketing
Barbie Hull – Barbie Hull Photography & Social Entrepreneurship Expert
Emily Nauseda - Account Executive, Frause Communications
Angi Ramos - Account Executive, Weber Shandwick
Register now for just $20 (no refunds) or $30/door, the night of the event.
Event includes food and beverages.
SCHEDULE (approximate times): Mingling/Food/Drinks (5:30pm-6:15pm), Keynote Speaker (6:15pm-7:00pm), Panel Discussion (7:00pm-8:15pm), More Mingling.
NOTE: Please arrive as close to 5:30pm as possible. (The building's lobby elevators are locked after 7pm, so no one will be allowed to arrive after 7pm!)
SPEAKER BIO: Whitney Keyes
For over 20 years, Whitney Keyes has helped organizations and individuals be more successful. Whitney has worked as a senior Microsoft manager, strategic advisor for American Express and marketing consultant to thousands of businesses around the world through the U.S. Department of State's programs to empower entrepreneurs in Asia and Africa. Whitney serves as a fellow for the Center for Strategic Communications and professor of Global Reputation Management at Seattle University. She is the author of the book, Propel: Five Ways to Amp Up Your Marketing and Accelerate Business.
While at Microsoft, Whitney managed global marketing campaigns, including the launch of Office 2000, an $8 billion business, and helped create the company's primary philanthropy program, Unlimited Potential. Prior to that, she worked for the City of Tacoma helping over 500 small businesses stay in business and started her career managing her family's retail store.
Find out more about Whitney at whitneykeyes.com.
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Refunds are not offered for this Meetup.