What we're about

The Marketing Meetup: Torbay is a positive and non-salesy group for the brilliant marketers of Torbay to come together, listen and learn.

Events run once a month and feature two expert speakers, talking stuff about marketing, or at the very least tangential to marketing. All this is bookended by the most informal and happy networking you will ever come across.

There are three values that unite us: listening over shouting, saying hello to everyone, and being positively lovely (that's all about giving first, and treating people as people - not job titles).

We're part of the larger community known as 'The Marketing Meetup', which has positively lovely events across the UK for astonishing marketeers. Podcasts, blog posts, our closed Facebook group and all our other events can be found at themarketingmeetup.com

Anyone is welcome to come along, as you come to listen, are prepared to say hello and be positively lovely :).

*For more about The Marketing Meetup and our global events, head to The Marketing Meetup. (https://themarketingmeetup.com (https://themarketingmeetup.com/))*

Upcoming events (4+)

Ten questions with Mark Ritson About/After the Mini MBA - Mark Ritson

Does being a trained marketer make you a better marketer? Mark Ritson certainly thinks so. That’s why he founded the Mini MBA, possibly the most pervasive marketing qualification in the UK today.

I (Joe) recently completed the Mini MBA and had a great experience. In this session, we ask the good Professor Ritson ten questions that the Mini MBA raised.

Not just for those who have completed the Mini MBA, nor just for those considering it: this will be a chance to glean some marketing knowledge from the UK’s favourite marketing professor.

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Take the time to check out our partners, all of whom we work with because we think they're useful companies for lovely marketers.

Impression - Experts in engaging audiences & converting clicks to customers

Fiverr - Fiverr is an online marketplace connecting businesses with thousands of talented freelancers in over 300 categories.

ContentCal - Ditch those stressful spreadsheets – organise all your content marketing in one beautifully simple calendar. Plus, we have a 20% code: TMM20.

Cambridge Marketing College - The best place to get your marketing qualifications and apprenticeships.

Third Light - An award-winning software company that’s revolutionising how marketers around the world collaborate and manage their digital media.

Brand Recruitment - An amazing marketing recruitment company based in Cambridge, UK and wonderful supporters of the meetup.

Gravity Global - A Norwich based digital marketing consultancy, serving some of the world’s best known brands, run by incredible people

Redgate Software - Now hiring marketers!

Ahrefs - With Ahrefs, you don’t have to be an SEO pro to rank higher and get more traffic.

In a world of change, 7 unchanging principles of effective communication

In marketing we love change, but what about what won’t? The things that don’t change are the things that we can build strategies for the long term off the back of.

In this talk, the influential and well-known VP of Brand Planning at Jellyfish - Tom Roach, shares 7 unchanging principles of effective communication that are based on how our brains work, not on how specific technology works.

For an understanding of what really matters and a healthy dose of grounded thinking, be sure to make this session!

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Take the time to check out our partners, all of whom we work with because we think they're useful companies for lovely marketers.

Impression - Experts in engaging audiences & converting clicks to customers

Fiverr - Fiverr is an online marketplace connecting businesses with thousands of talented freelancers in over 300 categories.

ContentCal - Ditch those stressful spreadsheets – organise all your content marketing in one beautifully simple calendar. Plus, we have a 20% code: TMM20.

Cambridge Marketing College - The best place to get your marketing qualifications and apprenticeships.

Third Light - An award-winning software company that’s revolutionising how marketers around the world collaborate and manage their digital media.

Brand Recruitment - An amazing marketing recruitment company based in Cambridge, UK and wonderful supporters of the meetup.

Gravity Global - A Norwich based digital marketing consultancy, serving some of the world’s best known brands, run by incredible people

Redgate Software - Now hiring marketers!

Ahrefs - With Ahrefs, you don’t have to be an SEO pro to rank higher and get more traffic.

The where's, what's and how's of data - Thierry Ngutegure

Online event

As marketers, we love to say that data drives many of our decisions, strategies and tactical implementation.

Yet, the reality is for many marketers that we either don’t know how or where to find meaningful data. Even if we do have the raw data: bringing it to life in a way that tells stories that work both internally and externally is a challenge.

Thierry Ngutegure is really, really good at all of this.

He finds and creates data, and then uses it to tell stories that get buy-in from internal teams, or press for his clients at Rise at Seven. In this session, he’ll share:

- His research methods and sources for data gathering
- How he turns these into stories that create impact internally and externally
- Real-life examples of putting this into practice

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Take the time to check out our partners, all of whom we work with because we think they're useful companies for lovely marketers.

Impression - Experts in engaging audiences & converting clicks to customers

Fiverr - Fiverr is an online marketplace connecting businesses with thousands of talented freelancers in over 300 categories.

ContentCal - Ditch those stressful spreadsheets – organise all your content marketing in one beautifully simple calendar. Plus, we have a 20% code: TMM20.

Cambridge Marketing College - The best place to get your marketing qualifications and apprenticeships.

Third Light - An award-winning software company that’s revolutionising how marketers around the world collaborate and manage their digital media.

Brand Recruitment - An amazing marketing recruitment company based in Cambridge, UK and wonderful supporters of the meetup.

Gravity Global - A Norwich based digital marketing consultancy, serving some of the world’s best known brands, run by incredible people

Redgate Software - Now hiring marketers!

Ahrefs - With Ahrefs, you don’t have to be an SEO pro to rank higher and get more traffic.

How to turn followers into a community - Sophie Miller

Online event

Sophie Miller gets social media.

In the past 2 years, she’s grown a Facebook group of 9k+, 30k on Instagram, 61.1k on her company Linkedin page and 30k on her own personal Linkedin. More importantly - those folks are ENGAGED.

So, in a world that increasingly feels like social media provides very little bang for the buck - what does Sophie do that makes her and her company stand out so much and create a community who genuinely feel part of something?

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Take the time to check out our partners, all of whom we work with because we think they're useful companies for lovely marketers.

Impression - Experts in engaging audiences & converting clicks to customers

Fiverr - Fiverr is an online marketplace connecting businesses with thousands of talented freelancers in over 300 categories.

ContentCal - Ditch those stressful spreadsheets – organise all your content marketing in one beautifully simple calendar. Plus, we have a 20% code: TMM20.

Cambridge Marketing College - The best place to get your marketing qualifications and apprenticeships.

Third Light - An award-winning software company that’s revolutionising how marketers around the world collaborate and manage their digital media.

Brand Recruitment - An amazing marketing recruitment company based in Cambridge, UK and wonderful supporters of the meetup.

Gravity Global - A Norwich based digital marketing consultancy, serving some of the world’s best known brands, run by incredible people

Redgate Software - Now hiring marketers!

Ahrefs - With Ahrefs, you don’t have to be an SEO pro to rank higher and get more traffic.

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