• Is Podcasting A Marketing Necessity in 2018?

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    *PLEASE REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT ON EVENTBRITE* https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/is-podcasting-a-marketing-necessity-in-2018-tickets-50264442300 We're pleased to announce the next event in our Trending panel series, taking place on Tuesday 20th November at WeWork Aldgate Tower in London! In 2018, people are loyally listening to podcasts in record numbers, with 80% listening to all or most of every episode (Edison Research) they're subscribed to. Everybody seems to have a podcast these days...so should your business jump on the trend? Join us for a fun and insightful panel discussion with industry leaders from various areas of the podcasting and digital marketing worlds! We invite you to learn and take part in the discussion about the current state of podcasting and its power as a marketing tool, and most importantly to answer: is it a marketing necessity in 2018? Everybody is welcome: whether you come equipped with notepad and business cards or just want to have a beer and learn something new! Bring your friends, tell your colleagues and we'll see you there! Register for a free ticket on Eventbrite to get your name on the door: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/is-podcasting-a-marketing-necessity-in-2018-tickets-50264442300 THE PANEL: RUSSELL GOLDSMITH - Russell established Audere Communications in 2014, having previously spent 16 years as a Director of broadcast specialists, markettiers. Audere provides content marketing strategy and implementation, producing the award-winning csuite podcast that Russell presents too, as well as providing podcast production services to clients. The csuite podcast covers topics such as Marketing Communications & Innovation, Employee Engagement & HR, Social Mobility, Diversity, Mental Health & Wellbeing and more and features senior executives discussing latest trends, campaigns and issues, sharing best practice case studies. EMMA-VICTORIA HOULTON - Emma is the founder of Podcast Production Company Art of Podcast. AOP create more than just podcasts, they aim to get to the heart of who people are and why they do what they do by telling their clients' unique stories to a global audience using audio storytelling. Winner UKPOD15 | Nominated UKPOD16 | Nominated Start Up of the Year at the DIB Women in Business Awards 2014. KATHARINE KERR - Katharine is the Senior Podcast Producer at Wireless Studios. Her background combines commercial radio and award-winning branded podcast content. She also runs Podcast Pioneers, a consulting and creative development platform for new writers and producers and podcasttalent.co.uk. Compered by: MIKE BANDAR - Mike is a Co-Founder of Hopper HQ, the planning and scheduling tool for Instagram. Mike has over 12 years experience in digital marketing including within an advertising agency and as part of startup studio Turn Partners, co-founding and growing multiple digital businesses such as a leading niche dating business and an influencer marketing agency. ________________________ There will be free drinks and snacks provided, and the opportunity to socialise before and after the main discussion. Spaces are limited so secure your place now! If you're unable to make the event, we will be live-streaming the discussion on our YouTube channel on the night.

  • The Power Of Influencer Marketing

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    REGISTER ON EVENTBRITE: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-power-of-influencer-marketing-tickets-48801990066 We're pleased to announce the next event in our 'Trending' panel series, taking place on Wednesday 5th September at WeWork Aldgate Tower in London! With the influencer space estimated to grow to a $5-10 billion industry by 2020, it's clearly a marketing force that isn't going anywhere... Join us for a fun and insightful panel discussion with industry leaders from various areas of the influencer, marketing and social media world! We invite you to learn and take part in the discussion about the current state of influencer marketing and its growing power... Everybody is welcome: whether you come equipped with notepad and business cards or just want to have a beer and learn something new! Bring your friends, tell your colleagues and we'll see you there! The Panel: Harry Hugo Harry is a Co-Founder at The Goat Agency, responsible for the strategy and delivery of their global influencer marketing campaigns. Goat is a leading influencer agency with offices in London and New York, working with brands including Lidl, Formula E, British Airways, New Look, Bumble, Malibu and Chelsea FC. Harry is a regular commentator on influencer marketing, appearing on Radio 4, 5 Live Sport as well as Goat’s own What’s Happening podcast! Jamie Rockers Jamie is a beauty and lifestyle influencer and blogger, as well as a Lookfantastic Beauty Ambassador! She started her blog, Beauty Rocks out of a passion for writing, having previously been a culture and travel contributor for Japan Today. Jamie is now London-based and has a focus on beauty, fashion and lifestyle which she showcases on her Instagram @beautyrocksblog. Jamie has a great deal of experience working on influencer campaigns, and has collaborated with brands such as Debenhams, Amazon and The Telegraph. Compèred by: Mike Bandar Mike is a Co-Founder of Hopper HQ, the planning and scheduling tool for Instagram. Mike has over 12 years experience in digital marketing including within an advertising agency and as part of startup studio Turn Partners, co-founding and growing multiple digital businesses such as a leading niche dating business and an influencer marketing agency. There will be free drinks and snacks provided, and the opportunity to socialise before and after the main discussion. Spaces are limited so secure your place now! If you're unable to make the event, we will be live-streaming the discussion on the night. More details to follow! REGISTER ON EVENTBRITE: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-power-of-influencer-marketing-tickets-48801990066

  • Is Video Essential For Content Marketing Success?

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    We're pleased to announce our next Trending panel event taking place on Wednesday 13th June at WeWork Aldgate Tower in London! With content marketing an increasingly powerful force in the digital marketing landscape, we want to know: Is Video Essential For Content Marketing Success? Join us for a fun and insightful panel discussion with industry leaders from various areas of the video, marketing, and social media world! We invite you to learn and take part in the discussion of the importance and effectiveness of video in the content marketing mix... On the night we'll be discussing everything from video production, budget, consumer engagement, turning viewers into customers and much more! The Panel: Ayesha Mittal - Senior Creative, Buzzfeed Ayesha is a Senior Creative at BuzzFeed UK. She specialises in creating shareable video, social, and written content that delicately balances audience-interests with brand objectives. Ayesha spearheads social video for BuzzFeed's beauty franchise, As/Is, and regularly contributes to its travel franchise, Bring Me. Michelle Hung - Creative Video Producer, ASOS Michelle is the Creative Video Producer at ASOS. Not only does she manage 90% of the video content within the creative department, she also manages the creative video team. During her time at ASOS she’s been a part of campaigns such as the ASOS activewear and Face + Body, as well as most of the recent social campaigns that have gone out in the last 9 months. Alvin Hussey - Brand Partnerships Director, The Hook Alvin Hussey is Brand Partnerships Director at The Hook, working with brands and media agencies to craft innovative branded content for clients. Alvin has been integral to the launch of creative social media agency The Hook Labs, which leverages The Hook’s wealth of experience in original content production and storytelling to help partners achieve similar success on social. Compèred by: Mike Bandar - Co-Founder, Hopper HQ Mike is the co-founder of Hopper HQ, the planning and scheduling tool for Instagram. Mike has over 12 years experience in digital marketing including within an advertising agency and as part of startup studio Turn Partners, co-founding and growing multiple digital businesses such as a leading niche dating business and an influencer marketing agency. There will be free drinks and nibbles, and the opportunity to network after the main disucssion. Spaces are limited so secure your place now by registering on Eventbrite here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/is-video-essential-for-content-marketing-success-tickets-45797829541 More details coming soon!

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  • Winning at Content Marketing in 2018

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    Last year saw the greatest growth in content marketing of any other digital marketing method with many new innovations but, what does 2018 have in store for us? --- On January 30th, join us for an in-depth discussion with leading industry experts to learn about the latest tricks in the industry and what will likely be dominating content marketing this year. All areas of content marketing will be examined including social media, SEO, blogs, influencer marketing and publishing placements. --- Key topics will be discussed including what the most effective multi-channel strategies are for 2018 and how consumer behaviour is likely to evolve over the year. It’s set to be an enthralling discussion with the panelists well informed yet varied perspectives on the most effective content marketing methods. Save your space here - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/winning-at-content-marketing-in-2018-tickets-41950770885?aff=meetup The Panel Mike Blake-Crawford - Social Chain As Social Chain's Strategy Director, Mike oversees the Content, Paid Media and Data and Insights departments of the agency. After joining Social Chain in early 2016 initially as Head of Social Media Management, Mike has been a leading member of the team responsible for delivering successful campaigns with brands such as Superdry, UFC, Coca-Cola and Thomas Cook. With over 7 years' of agency experience and 5 years specialising in social media, prior roles have seen him develop award winning social strategies for brands including HARIBO, Lucozade and Ribena. .. Mitch Strong - Jungle Creations As Commercial Partnerships Director, Mitch is responsible for directing the commercial partnerships strategy at Jungle Creations. This entails the management of commercial development, identifying new market opportunities through new business development, managing existing client relations and maintaining a consistent trajectory of commercial growth. Jungle Creations is the most viewed media company on Facebook and achieved a record breaking 5.28 billion views on Facebook in November alone. .. Bianca Spada - Deezer Bianca is the Global Head of Social at Deezer, overlooking social media strategy across the business and the amplification of global campaigns and initiatives. She is responsible for developing and implementing a creative and mobile-first approach to digital communications to continue strengthening the position of Deezer in the music streaming industry and driving awareness and consideration of its services online. .. Mike Bandar - Hopper HQ (Chair) Mike is the co-founder of Hopper HQ the planning and scheduling tool for Instagram. Mike has over 12 years experience in digital marketing including within an advertising agency and as part of startup studio Turn Partners, co-founding and growing multiple digital businesses such as a leading niche dating business and an influencer marketing agency. ..... Spaces are limited so secure your space now on Eventbrite to enjoy FREE drinks, nibbles and join in the discussion - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/winning-at-content-marketing-in-2018-tickets-41950770885?aff=meetup

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  • Trending | November Social

    Graphic Bar

    Get ready to share, learn and socialise with like minded people in digital marketing. The event is on the 30th November at Graphic bar in Soho. It kicks off from 6pm. Grab a drink, meet new faces and get up to date with the latest industry trends! Whether you are just starting out or an industry professional, all are welcome. Look forward to seeing you soon!

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  • Is Content Marketing the future of Digital Marketing? Trending Panel Discussion

    A recent gem within the digital marketing world, content marketing has enjoyed growth greater than any other digital marketing method. But with brands shifting the remains of traditional marketing spend onto digital, is Content Marketing a safe bet for the future? On November 21st join some of the industry’s leading thinkers to learn about the latest trends in content marketing and join the discussion on its relevance in the future marketing mix. With the panelists well informed yet differing perspectives to the industry, its set to be a great discussion into the true short and long term value of content marketing. Exploring all areas of content marketing including social media strategy, blogs and SEO, publishing placements and Influencer marketing, we’ll explore whether the increasing consumer awareness that keeps marketers on their toes is a good or bad thing for the industry. Are the short term wins currently being enjoyed in Content Marketing a great way to increase longer term investment or a quick way to burn trust with audiences. The panel includes Nick Willis (Distribution Manager for EMEA at Buzzfeed), Craig Watt (Account Director at Geometry), Samantha Jones (Head of Creative at Inkpact) and will be chaired by Mike Bandar, Hopper HQ co-founder. Spaces are limited so secure your space now on Eventbite to enjoy FREE drinks, nibbles and join in the discussion. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/is-content-marketing-the-future-of-digital-marketing-a-panel-discussion-tickets-39334744279

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  • Trending | October Social

    Graphic Bar

    It's time for our first meetup! Get ready to share, learn and socialise with like minded people in digital marketing. The event is on the 19th October at Graphic bar in Soho. It kicks off from 6pm. Grab a drink, meet new faces and get up to date with the latest industry trends! Whether you are just starting out or an industry professional, all are welcome. Look forward to seeing you soon!

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  • Master Instagram Management Webinar

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    FREE online 1-hour live event (via Hopper HQ), register at https://www.hopperhq.com/webinar/instagram-management/ This interactive webinar will teach you how to boost your Instagram account's reach and engagement through better planning and management. Mike Bandar, Co-Founder of Hopper HQ will show you how top brands are using the planning and scheduling tool to boost their Instagram presence. Learn about the most effective posts on Instagram, how they can be easily created, best practices when scheduling Instagram content and much more. Save your spot here: https://www.hopperhq.com/webinar/instagram-management/

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