• [Special] Start 2019 with a clear marketing plan

    Rustic Llama Coffee Bar

    CA$5.00

    Learn a Step-by-Step method for creating a scalable plan for transforming strangers into rabid buyers and raving super-fans…profitably and predictably using digital marketing. (This is the exact same process DigitalMarketer goes through to define their campaigns’ parameters so that every marketing campaign is set up for success) In this meeting you will learn: • The 2 critical questions you must ask about your business • The big marketing mistake that most newbie marketers make and how to avoid it • How to communicate the right message at the right time so that your prospects are walking the path you chose for them during YOUR marketing journey. We will take a look at case studies and potentially dig into few of the attendees' specific businesses. Meeting Agenda 7:00 pm Open Networking 7:15 – 8:00 Introduction to The Customer Journey Canvas 8:00 – 7:45 Mastermind session 8:45 - Questions and answers 9:00 - Wrap Up About Parking: There is free street parking and you may also park in the building's parking. The entrance is located on Hastings street west of the cafe. The cost of $5 is to be paid to the cafe and includes coffee/tea and a snack

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  • [Live Online Training] Joint Venture Success Roadmap, with Jay Fiset

    There are 5 simple truths that you must master to grow fast and profitably. The first is simple…accept that you cannot do it alone, once that is done then it is a question of strategic relationships. While this is common knowledge very few people execute on the idea in a way that actually works LONG TERM. In this engaging and interactive presentation you will discover the 5 keys to using strategic relationships to build long term Joint Ventures that make growing not just easy but FUN! This is a LIVE Online Workshop with Jay Fiset and it's 100% free to attend. ------------------------------------------ Register here (it's free): https://webfriend.ly/2SHBzI0 ------------------------------------------ When You Attend You Will Discover: ➡ Why joint ventures are so powerful and how they can completely transform your business, expand your impact, and grow your bank account ➡ How to implement joint ventures in your business so that you can quickly and easily attract more prospects and enroll more clients ➡ The top places to find potential joint venture partners and how to approach them, engage with them, and get them to support you in your promotions ➡ The biggest mistakes most people make with joint ventures and how to avoid them so that you can create success ➡ How to crush it with joint ventures even if you don't currently have a list, a hot product to sell, or any relationships with industry leaders Jay Fiset is a best selling author, student of human nature, avid outdoorsman at 5 star hotels, speaks fluent smart ass, can see and reflect your life mission in 5 minutes flat, loves having 2 sons so he can play with their toys, still fantasizes about his wife after 25 years, loves ideas, but loves results even more, can simultaneously laugh and cry for different reasons at the same time, has never been star struck (but did not get a chance to meet martin Luther King, and there would have been teenage girl screaming if I had).I am dedicated to instigating a global movement of Conscious Creators and supporting people to organize their life and resources around their passions and gifts. Connect with Jay Online: http://www.jayfiset.com http://www.JVologyLive.com http://www.MastermindtoMillionsLive.com http://www.facebook.com/likejayfiset ------------------------------------------ Register here (it's free): https://webfriend.ly/2SHBzI0 ------------------------------------------ About Internet Masterminds: Internet Masterminds is a global community of Internet marketers that get together in their city to share Internet marketing strategies that work. How To Access Videos From The Meetups: Go to: https://webfriendly.com/masterminds Stay Connect With Internet Masterminds: Meetup https://meetup.com/Internet-Masterminds Facebook Page https://fb.me/internetmasterminds Facebook Group https://facebook.com/groups/imasterminds Twitter https://twitter.com/i_masterminds Instagram https://instagram.com/internetmasterminds YouTube https://youtube.com/channel/UCJhoqiv6SxVXZ7V_Un99pMg

  • Our HUGE "Winter Holiday Celebration" Dec. Networking Party of 2018!

    Thank you very much for your love and support in making 2018 an incredible experience, good memories, helping us maintain an average of 103+ members/mo. and proving the haters wrong again! Join us for our “Winter Holiday 2018 Celebration” which will be epic, highly interactive and productive business networking event in a relaxed, non-pressure environment. We had 133 people in Sept, 124 ppl in Aug, 118 ppl in July and 105 ppl in June, which was cross promoted by 5+ other awesome JV groups. If you want some amazing great value, then check out this explosive event, look at the past pics and/or ask the past guests about it. Thus imagine 100-130+ biz and tech prospects for you to meet! Where and when else can you do this? https://yvr-startups-big-winter-holiday-party.eventbrite.ca?discount=Nate We are determined to make this better than the 'typical networking over beers' event and want everyone to be one step closer to their goals even if you are introverted and are not comfortable in large crowd settings (That's why we have a new unique icebreaker's games later on). The evening will be full of amazing entrepreneurs, business, and smart tech ppl mingling. The past events were so popular that the room overfilled the fire code limit. Come alone or bring a friend to meet some new sharp friendly people, who are like you. You’re welcome to join us earlier from 5 pm for their Happy Hours' Specials before the actual event starts later. Everyone is welcome! https://yvr-startups-big-winter-holiday-party.eventbrite.ca?discount=Nate CROWD SOURCING ACTIVITY: Everyone has a need/itch that they can't seem to scratch for their own business. Thus the law of probability states that the answer to your need is somewhere in the room or someone in the room knows someone else who can be a solution/option to it, likewise you may be the solution or option to someone's need. We believe in thinking outside of the box to help everyone get connected with solutions or options. We've been to those other Meetups where they would throw you in a room, let you be and only the most extroverted person get results while the rest goes home with negative feelings and little/no results. SMALL INVESTMENT: To reserve tickets for this event, then you need to buy them via EventBrite’s link. RSVPing on MeetUp will NOT guarantee you a ticket. LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE for the brilliant Early Birds of only $15/person using the link below until Nov. 30th=Fri. then it will be $20/person from Dec. 1st-Dec. 9th and the Procrastinators’ Special is $30/person on Dec. 10th=Mon. All tickets include only Appys & No Alcohol, but it will be offered as an extra option. We will have creative, new icebreakers’ activities to help you meet more people, so please bring your business cards for the door prizes as well. https://yvr-startups-big-winter-holiday-party.eventbrite.ca?discount=Nate MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES: We are looking to feature local specific, incredible businesses, so here's your chance to get some great exposure of 28,888+ members in the lower mainland. Anyone interested for more info, then contact: [masked] Making the Most Out of the Event: * Smile & bring a Positive Attitude. * Share your Wins/Losses of the month. * If you have any ideas, questions and/or comments for making the events better, then please contact us. Ex=If you bought a ticket then can't attend later (before the event occurs), then we can give you a rain cheque for a future event. * Prepare & hone your elevator pitch. * Pictures will be taken at the event and will be published. * Dress code is business casual. Good Charities to Help, so the Karma God Can Help You Out Later are listed in our EventBrite group. Cheers & In Gratitude! Nathan Wong & the YVR StartUps' Team

  • The Internet Masterminds Award - 5 Speakers, 5 Strategies, 1 Award

    The Internet Mastermind Awards is back by popular demand. The night will be filled with fun and value from the brightest and most successful internet marketers in the lower mainland. REGISTER HERE: https://webfriend.ly/signup Tickets $50 online or at the door Five experts will share their most successful marketing campaign case studies and will compete for the Internet Mastermind Awards trophy! (And, bragging rights.) And, the best part is that YOU get to decide who the winner is (by throwing colourful foam balls at them!) Speaker #1 - Connor Shelefontiuk Connor has launched three multi 7 figure eCommerce stores, owns a Digital Marketing Agency (Viryl Digital), and helps everyday people push towards creating a life that they truly love through his various coaching and mentorship programs. Connor will share "How a single Facebook Campaign generated him $500,000 in one month" ➡ Why so many people are utilizing Social Media Advertising the wrong way ➡ The exact formula that went into the success of that campaign, so be ready for some serious value! Connor Shelefontiuk: https://VirylDigital.com Speaker #2 - Nima Rahmany Dr. Nima Rahmany, DC, CCWP is both a Chiropractor and an educator, specializing in helping individuals and professionals get to the ROOT CAUSE of their physical and emotional challenges, from stressed, depressed, and anxious to living Powerfully Aligned and on Purpose. Nima will share "The One Powerful Shift that Skyrocketed His Sales from 0 to 7 Figures in His First 13 months” ➡ Instantly overcome the fear of selling ➡ Maintain your ethics and integrity in the process Nima Rahmany: https://drnima.com Speaker #3 - Kevin Pasco Kevin is a co-founder of Nested Naturals, an eCommerce brand he's grown with his partner to over 8 figures per year in revenue in just 4 years. Kevin runs the marketing side of the business and is directly responsible for developing the strategies that took Nested from idea to over 25 employees and growing. Kevin will share "The Hiring Funnel We Used to Hire 25+ People and Scale to 8 Figures in Revenue Per Year" ➡ Making more money by hiring other people to do your work for you ➡ Creating job posts that get more applications than billion dollar companies Kevin Pasco: https://nestednaturals.com Speaker #4 - Marlon Doll Marlon Doll is the founder and lead video strategist at Vireo Video Marketing, helping businesses implement effective video marketing strategies and video ad campaigns that build great brands and convert viewers into customers. Marlon will share "How Utilizing Video Increased Website Visitors coming from YouTube by 3000% in Two Months" ➡ YouTube Ads that generate Conversions and Purchases ➡ Formula for Highly Profitable Influencer Campaigns Marlon Doll: https://www.vireovideo.com Speaker #5 - Trevor Turnbull Trevor Turnbull is the CEO of Linked Into Leads and the Expert Selling Machine mentoring program. He empowera Business Owners by transforming their B2B sales results with impact-driven lead generation solutions. Trevor will share "How To Know When To Quit And When To Double Down On Your Business" ➡ Why he decided 8 months ago to blow up a multi 6 figure business and start over again ➡ The 3 step process to consistently find, connect with and land high value clients using The SOLO Funnel Trevor Turnbull: http://trevorturnbull.com --------------------- REGISTER HERE: https://webfriend.ly/signup Tickets $50 online or at the door --------------------- EVENT DETAILS: Start Time: 7:00PM Location: CBC Studios, Downtown Vancouver (700 Hamilton Street). The corner of Hamilton and Georgia on the 1st floor of the CBC Building. Just a 5 minute walk from the Stadium Station! VIP DETAILS: ➡ Early Access to the event (arrive at 6PM) ➡ Table seating at the front of the stage ➡ Beer, Wine & Coffee at event ➡ Professional Photographs at event ➡ Private Dinner Reservations (after the event) with speakers

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  • 5 Secrets To Become A Successful (And High Paid) Social Media Manager

    In partnership with Langara College, Matt Astifan will be presenting at the Technology Lecture Theatre on Nov 14th at 6:30PM for this free event. If you are interested in.... Starting a career as a Social Media Manager this event is for you. The Social Media Manager job market is hot right now. Social Media marketing has become a necessity for businesses of all kinds and sizes. And with 10’s of 1000’s of local jobs available ranging from salaries of $30,000 to $110,000 per year and an abundance of freelancer (and “Side Hustle”) opportunities… The coming decade has been poised for Social Media careers. Being a Social Media Manager is a multifaceted job: You’re a tech guru one minute, a community moderator the next and a copywriter and PR consultant after that. Whether you’re a freelancer looking for your next big client or a job seeker looking for full-time, part-time or even remote work from home, the competition is fierce and you’ll need to stand out in the job market to get any attention. In this presentation you’ll learn from Matt Astifan, 10 year veteran in the Social Media Industry, who has consulted for 100’s of companies and trained 1000’s more. You will discover insider secrets to help you land your next big paycheque and launch your Social Media career. You will discover: ➡ How to optimize (or hide!) your own Social Media accounts so that you don’t sabotosh your chances of getting interviewed (Hint: Changing Your Name Isn’t Enough) ➡ How to position yourself BEFORE the interview so that you demand a higher pay and avoid being stuck as the “Underpaid Intern” for months or even years ➡ The Three Big Skills every Social Media employer wants you to have (and you should master) that has nothing to do with marketing or sales ➡ Why you should avoid 99% of jobs… and how to find the 1% of jobs that pay more, position your career, and help you become a Social Media authority ➡ And much much more! You’ll have a chance to ask Matt anything for a full 30 minute Q&A session This is a free event however, we only have 30 spots available to the public (the rest are reserved for students of Langara). Based in Vancouver Canada, Matt Astifan founded Web Friendly® in 2009, a Media Company with tens of thousands listening. The company publishes new content, courses and live events that serve businesses to reach their full potential. A creative innovator and connector, Matt strives to make human to human connections amongst his communities and the companies he works with. Producing millions of dollars in sales online and over 100 keynotes to his credit, Matt passes his insight on digital marketing to Internet entrepreneurs at all levels of business. His sold-out events tap into industry knowledge on marketing automation, content publishing, cross-platform advertising and much more. Matt founded the Internet Masterminds organization in 2010 which is the largest Internet marketing Meetup in the world. The organization remains unmatched in its magnitude and impact as it expands globally to reach its goal of 100,000 members by 2020. You can connect with Matt online: Website: www.webfriendly.com Meetup: www.internetmasterminds.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/webfriendly Twitter: www.twitter.com/webfriendly YouTube: www.youtube.com/webfriendly LinkedIn: www.linkedIn.com/in/mattastifan Instagram: www.instagram.com/mattsmedia

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  • How I Grew My eCommerce Business To Over $25 Million, with Fred Lam

    Have you ever considered starting an eCommerce business selling physical products online? There has been enormous growth in the eCommerce industry over the past few years as platforms like Amazon FBA and tools like WordPress, Shopify and ClickFunnels has made it incredibly easier to start an online store then ever before. Fred Lam is a Vancouver based entrepreneur that grew his business to over $25 million in sales starting with just a shoestring budget. Today he has earned a spot on the INC 5000, Start Up 50 In Canada, Canadian Business Excellence Award, a member of YEC, and has millions of views on YouTube. ------------------------------------- REGISTER HERE: https://webfriend.ly/signup The Last Few Tickets Are Available For $35 ------------------------------------- In this presentation he’s going to share the steps he took to go from a broke dishwasher to building, growing and scaling his eCommerce business to 8-figure. You’ll discover how Fred’s students implemented his eCommerce formula and collectively generate over $25 million online in little over a year. Fred will break down the 4-phases of eCommerce he has used to scale up multiple eCommerce business to 7-figures and beyond. In this exclusive workshop you’ll learn: • How choose your a profitable niche for your eCommerce business • The 2 routes you can take to scaling up your business fast (or slow) • How to find the best products to sell without developing or owning them • The easiest way to start generating your first sale online even without any prior marketing experience • How to take your business to the next level by understanding the 4-phases of eCommerce to grow to 8-figures and beyond • And, how to maximize your eCommerce business profits with Fred’s Secret Profit Multiplier Fred Lam started his working life over 13 years ago as a dishwasher. Knowing that he wanted more from life, Fred began venturing into the online business world. His knowledge and accomplishments in the media buying field brought him recognition and prestigious positions. He quickly launched to the top as the youngest Marketing Manager for BMW Group Canada. Today, Fred is the CEO of several multimillion-dollar businesses, including iPro Academy. Fred has coached 1000's of students around the world with over $24 million in students' result. Fred’s goal is to empower 100,000 new online entrepreneurs through his online courses and speaking engagements. https://fredlam.com https://www.iProGroup.ca https://www.Facebook.com/fredlamofficial https://www.youtube.com/FredLam https://www.instagram.com/fredlamofficial REGISTER HERE: https://webfriend.ly/signup The Last Few Tickets Are Available For $35 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - LOCATION: We're at CBC Studios in Downtown Vancouver (700 Hamilton Street). It is on the corner of Hamilton and Georgia on the 1st floor of the CBC Building (through the front entrance on Hamilton). PARKING: There's LOTS of free street parking in the area. It is recommend to pay for parking until 10PM so that you can join in on the post-event networking. TRANSIT: CBC Studios is just a 5 min walk from Stadium Skytrain Station! - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - About Internet Masterminds: Internet Masterminds is a weekly Meetup of Internet marketers that get together to discuss Internet marketing related strategies. ----------------------------------- REGISTER HERE: https://webfriend.ly/signup The Last Few Tickets Are Available For $35 ----------------------------------- How To Access Videos From The Meetup: Go to: www.webfriendly.com/masterminds Stay Connect With Internet Masterminds: Meetup http://www.meetup.com/Internet-Masterminds Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/internetmasterminds Facebook Group http://www.facebook.com/groups/768484319856682 Twitter http://www.twitter.com/webfriendly YouTube http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNhcHKLo-9JOug8qx1ioSiw

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  • Have a transformative experience at Vancouver Get Inspired Talks

    Vancouver Convention Centre West

    CA$77.00

    Come and join us on Saturday afternoon, October 20 to hear 10 local speakers with fresh ideas. They'll inform, entertain and inspire you to think differently and act bravely in ways that improve lives, communities and humanity. This event is for you if you are a concerned optimist. You’ll be engaged, stimulated, elevated and activated. For more information go to https://getinspiredtalks.com THEME The theme for Vancouver Get Inspired Talks is as simple as it is daunting: Inspiring Brave Actions™. This theme is born from our belief that all human achievement is rooted in 3 elements: the dreams that we dream, the decisions that we make, and the actions that we take. The most impactful of these is our actions. This Inspiring Brave Actions™ theme guides our selection and training of speakers. We believe that action-takers are difference-makers. Take a look at this 1 minute video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iqsxjsZ4UlE AGENDA – WHAT TO EXPECT: 12:30pm – Doors open 1:00pm – Pre-show begins 1:30pm – Event begins 3:00pm – First break 4:45pm – Second break 6:30pm – it’s a wrap. TICKETS: The ticket price is $77. Your ticket includes a Bonus Bundle of 4 gifts valued at over $200. To buy your tickets go to: https://getinspiredtalks.com/buy-tickets/?keyword=masterminds ☝️☝️☝️☝️☝️ Get your tickets today!

  • FROM BIG IDEA TO BIG LEAP (How to Create Engaging Online Programs)

    Rustic Llama Coffee Bar

    CA$5.00

    With Special Guest - Petra Mayer You have been successfully serving your clients and know: Now is the time to get out in a much bigger way! Deep inside you know you can make a much bigger impact and you are yearning for reaching more people. But then, your doubt sets in. Can I really do this? What if I create this great program and no one shows up? Before you take the BIG LEAP into online courses and group programs, let Petra steer you clear of the pitfalls she’s expe¬rienced and avoided herself. Petra will share with you a proven path to more success with greater ease - without breaking the bank. Petra Mayer will… • Uncover three triggers that can unlock massive profit (they’re not what you think) • Share uncommon ways to triple your lead generation fast without breaking the bank • Reveal your next steps to creating a business that works when you sleep • Share her secret recipe to build more success without the hassle and hustle About Petra ----------------------------------------- Online Learning Expert and Group Coaching Profit Accelerator Petra Mayer works with high-achieving professionals such as coaches, consultants and experts who are serious about incorporating online courses and group programs into their organization’s service offering. Through her systematic approach, Petra helps her clients gain clarity and overcome barriers in order to create online programs that attract their ideal clients and result in the freedom entrepreneurs seek in their business. Petra’s brilliance lies in helping her clients to build out a full course structure of online courses and group programs. Like with no other mentor, her clients appreciate Petra’s patient, unwavering commitment to support them through the technical challenges of this new online business without jargon and fanfare. ----------------------------------------- The cost of $5 is to be paid to the cafe and includes coffee/tea and a snack To make sure you find the place I have added a picture. Hope it helps: There is free street parking and you may also park in the building's parking. The entrance is located on Hastings street west of the cafe.

  • YVR StartUps' Huge, Unique Business Networking Party 3.0!

    Second Floor Eatery & Bar

    Thank you for making our summer events a great success! I have some incredible news to share! I'm excited to announce that a real proven multi-millionaire, NOT paper or self-proclaimed, will share some of his wisdom with us. Thus it will be Darren Jacklin, so click on the link below to read his bio, credentials and buy a ticket before it gets sold out! Join us for an epic, highly interactive and productive business networking event in a relaxed, non-pressure environment overlooking the beautiful Robson & Bute area. We had 124 people attended in August, 118 people attended physically in July and 105 people attended in June, which was cross promoted by 5+ other awesome JV groups. If you want amazing great value, then check out this event, look at the past pictures and/or ask the past attendees about it. Also we will be a host for "Vancouver Startup Week", so there can be an extra 25+ new faces on top of the 120+ guests. Imagine 140-150+ business & tech prospects for you to meet! Where and when else can you do this? We are determined to make this better than the 'typical boring networking over beers' event and want everyone to be closer to their goals even if you are introverted and are not comfortable in large crowd settings. We want to turn that model upside down with our unique activities, so that everyone can leave with more better quality contacts to follow up with. Get your tickets as an Early Bird at eventbrite. Prices will go up as we get closer to the event, the Procrastinator's Special is $20 at the door: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/september-huge-facilitated-networking-tickets-49512070937?discount=Nate You’re welcome to join us earlier from 5 pm for their Happy Hours' Specials before the actual event starts later. How to find us? We will be at the private room with a beautiful view of Robson St. and/or ask for Nathan at the front desk. Everyone is welcome! Share your ideas or help others to make their ideas a reality. Feel free to share any marketing and growth challenges your business is experiencing then provide support to one another. Why? The Karma God will compensate you for your kindness and wisdom. CROWD SOURCING ACTIVITY: Everyone has a need or an itch they can't seem to scratch on their own for their business, so the law of probability is very good to solve your needs, wants or problems because someone in the room can help you directly or indirectly by knowing someone else who can be a solution/option, likewise you may be the solution/choice to someone's need. At YVR Startups, we believe in thinking outside of the box to help everyone get connected with solutions/options. SCHEDULE: 5:00-6:00 pm = Happy Hour (optional early socializing & registration) 6:00-6:45 pm = Networking & Registration 6:45-7:00 pm = Opening Remarks & Intros 7:00-7:25 pm = Appetizers 7:30-8:00 pm = Explosive Secrets by Guest Speaker Darren Jacklin 8:00-9:15pm = Facilitated Crowd Sourcing Networking Activity 3.0 9:15-10:00 pm = More Networking & Wrap Up SMALL INVESTMENT: To reserve tickets for this event, then you need to buy them via EventBrite’s link. RSVPing on MeetUp will NOT guarantee you admission. All tickets include only Appys & No Alcohol, but it will be offered as an extra option. Get your tickets as an Early Bird online at eventbrite (Use YVR to get the discount). Prices will go up as we get closer to the event & the Procrastinator's Special is $20 at the door: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/september-huge-facilitated-networking-tickets-49512070937?discount=Nate If you have any questions and/or comments, then please contact us: [masked] Making the Most Out of the Event: * Smile & Bring a Positive Attitude. * Share your Wins/Losses of the month with others. * Prepare and hone your elevator pitches. * Pictures will be taken at the event and will be published. * Dress code is business casual. Cheers! Nathan & The YVR StartUps Team

  • How to rank high on Google? - What every business owner needs to know about SEO

    Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is often the most intimidating and confusing digital marketing activity for business owners. Well, it doesn’t have to be! With a basic understanding of how search engines work and how they fit into your client's buying process, you can create a successful SEO strategy regardless of your budget. (And when you do it right, it will improve the results you see with ALL your digital marketing efforts) If you’re looking for ways to increase the exposure of your business on the web, bring in more clients, and generate more income, then you should join our August meetup. In the meeting we will cover: • Why SEO is much more than Google • The most important things to do to make your website is SEO proof. Even if you do not understand the first thing about SEO • 11 Point SEO Health Check • How to optimize 5 On-Page SEO Factors About the Speaker ----------------------------------------- Michelle Castillo has spent the last 26 years, her entire career, in front of a computer. She has graduated from university with a master degree in engineering in 1991 and from that day on she has been working with companies of various sizes helping them implement software-based solutions that support their business needs. Michelle has lived and worked in Japan, Europe and all over North America where she has provided complex, million-dollar software development solutions to companies such as Toyota, Nissan, Mazda, BMW, Dell and GM. In 2005 she said goodbye to the corporate world and started her entrepreneurial life after moving to Vancouver with her husband and two children. Michelle is the founder of Spot On Digital Marketing, a digital marketing company that helped build hundreds of client-attracting websites since it was founded in 2011. ----------------------------------------- The cost of $5 is to be paid to the cafe and includes coffee/tea and a snack To make sure you find the place I have added a picture. Hope it helps: There is free street parking and you may also park in the building's parking. The entrance is located on Hastings street west of the cafe.

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