• DMTT: How to connect with customers using video

    MakeOffices at River North

    SUGGESTED MEETUP: Digital Marketing Topics and Trends is excited to bring in Michael Rataj for our August Event! RSVP ON THEIR GROUP: https://www.meetup.com/Digital-Marketing-Topics-and-Trends/events/263867251/ Video is one of the hottest trends these days on getting out there on the internet. In reality video has been a hot trend since 1888, gaining popularity in the 50's with the invention of in home color tv's. Now with the increasing quality of cell phone cameras video is becoming even more popular, with many people opting for the DIY approach to video making. With some tips, tricks and distribution how to's you can become a pro at posting snippets on the different social platforms to help connect with your customers/audience. Michael is an animator turned financial person turned marketer/visual communication person. Michael is the Head Brain at Bulb Brain Creative, a visual marketing company based out of Chicago focusing on using the latest technological trends to help you tell your story. ---- Join us on August 22nd for engaging conversation, actionable information, and of course light refreshments. Schedule: 5:30pm - 6:00pm - Check-in & Networking 6:00pm - 7:00pm - Presentation / Q&A 7:00pm - 7:30pm - Wrap-up & Networking After the event, we'll head over to the Shamrock Club (210 Kinzie St) to grab some food/drinks and keep the conversations going if you're interested in joining! --- How to find us When you arrive at the building, you'll need to check in with security on the first floor. Let them know you're there for the event at MakeOffices on the 9th floor and give them the guest name Digital Marketing Topics and Trends. Text/call Daleele at[masked] if you have any issues. ---- Like us on Facebook and join our group for additional discussion and resources, as well as stay up to date on future events!

  • Planning a Powerful WordPress Website

    NextDoor Chicago

    Websites, blogs, and e-commerce sites are often the front of your business and represent your brand online. It is true, anyone can “make” a website but in reality, there’s a lot that goes into building an online business. In this presentation, we will examine the critical elements that consist of a powerful WordPress growth platform. Learn how to plan your own website, resources you can tap into to get it done, and where to outsource or invest in learning. All are welcome at this meetup, this a great introduction to launch or revamping a website. ==> Join our Facebook Group for WordPress https://www.facebook.com/groups/1592213697558842/ Agenda: 11AM - presentation begins 12PM - discussion and Q&A 12:30PM - wrap up, networking etc. Beyond: Get lunch Presentation Overview: -Introduction to WordPress with a live example -The entire website development process explained -What type of website do you really need? -The Digital Acquisition Cycle™ -Tips for planning your next website -How to show others what you want to accomplish -Discussion: The possibilities of WordPress What you'll receive: -Website planning checklist -Lesson notes -50 WordPress Plugins You Should Know eBook What to Bring: -Optional: Laptop or device to access your website or take notes -Optional: Existing website, blog or idea for a free evaluation from presenter or group (depending on time) About the Presenter: Scott Winterroth is the co-founder of ContentAcademy.com, The School of Content Strategy™ and teaches marketing and WordPress. He is the host of the podcast The Blog You Want in the Time You Have™ and strives to help others amp up their digital marketing game with high energy presentations so they can live their fullest potential. https://contentacademy.com/ https://blogyouwant.com/ CTA Brown line "Diversey" is the closest stop; metered street parking available. About the Venue: Please register as a Next Door Community Member to attend this event. Joining the Next Door Community is totally free and will give you access to register for any of Next Door’s classes or financial coaching, which are also free of charge. Please register at www.nextdoorchicago.com. Once registered as a Community Member, you will receive a monthly email highlighting Next Door’s calendar of class and events. No additional solicitation or emails will be sent to you, and your information will not be shared. When checking in at the event, if you are not signed up as a Community Member, the check-in team will ask you to sign up on site.

  • Break out of the Blog Box! How to design engaging blog content with Divi

    Join instructor Joan Margau to learn how to create engaging posts that tell visual stories with WordPress and the Divi Theme. See the Divi Visual Builder, the most advanced content creation tool that empowers you to create content in real time. This workshop will show you how the Divi Visual Builder will change the way you create blog posts. Even with a busy schedule you can create fresh content regularly and reach an audience. About Joan Margau: A professional ballet dancer (some time ago) who found the World Wide Web, fell in love with technology and started building WordPress websites. Being an artist with a natural eye for design, Joan uses her creative spirit and shows you how to bring your website to life. She has refined her lifelong passion for writing and completed AWAI Accelerated Copywriting, Social Media Marketing and Web Copywriting 2.0, to write for the web. Joan is the Founder of Website Consulting & Design in real time, and RealTime Paradigm. In 2013 Joan developed a training method using the Divi Theme to help businesses and startups build a powerful online presence. NEW: Join us for lunch after the workshop at a nearby location TBA!

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  • Planning a Powerful WordPress Website

    NextDoor Chicago

    Websites, blogs, and e-commerce sites are often the front of your business and represent your brand online. It is true, anyone can “make” a website but in reality, there’s a lot that goes into building an online business. In this presentation, we will examine the critical elements that consist of a powerful WordPress growth platform. Learn how to plan your own website, resources you can tap into to get it done, and where to outsource or invest in learning. All are welcome at this meetup, this a great introduction to launch or revamping a website. ==> Join our Facebook Group for WordPress https://www.facebook.com/groups/1592213697558842/ Agenda: 6:30 - meet and greet, networking 6:45 - presentation begins 7:25 - discussion and Q&A 7:45 - wrap up, networking etc. Presentation Overview: -Introduction to WordPress with a live example -The entire website development process explained -What type of website do you really need? -The Digital Acquisition Cycle™ -Tips for planning your next website -How to show others what you want to accomplish -Discussion: The possibilities of WordPress What you'll receive: -Website planning checklist -Lesson notes -50 WordPress Plugins You Should Know eBook What to Bring: -Optional: Laptop or device to access your website or take notes -Optional: Existing website, blog or idea for a free evaluation from presenter or group (depending on time) About the Presenter: Scott Winterroth is the co-founder of ContentAcademy.com, The School of Content Strategy™ and teaches marketing and WordPress. He is the host of the podcast The Blog You Want in the Time You Have™ and strives to help others amp up their digital marketing game with high energy presentations so they can live their fullest potential. https://contentacademy.com/ https://blogyouwant.com/ CTA Brown line "Diversey" is the closest stop; metered street parking available. About the Venue: Please register as a Next Door Community Member to attend this event. Joining the Next Door Community is totally free and will give you access to register for any of Next Door’s classes or financial coaching, which are also free of charge. Please register at www.nextdoorchicago.com. Once registered as a Community Member, you will receive a monthly email highlighting Next Door’s calendar of class and events. No additional solicitation or emails will be sent to you, and your information will not be shared. When checking in at the event, if you are not signed up as a Community Member, the check-in team will ask you to sign up on site.

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  • The Blog You Want in the Time You Have WORKSHOP

    NextDoor Chicago

    Join us for a workshop aimed at empowering creators to realize the potential of content marketing and learn about creating a sustainable ecosystem for your blogging and content marketing. Join the Blog You Want in the Time You Have Podcast host Scott Winterroth for tactical tips on how to prioritize your content creation efforts and build a content workflow you can actually use. This workshop is not about how to set up a blog, but rather a lesson in the strategy and tactics behind building a profitable system that you will actually want to keep blogging. https://blogyouwant.com RSVP now and leave with strategies you can implement now to start ramping up your content creation strategy.

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  • Make 2019 your most Creative Year Ever! (Workshop)

    NextDoor Chicago

    The world is on “information overload” and it’s so easy to feel overwhelmed at any given moment. Start the year off right with the inaugural Creative Year Ever™ Workshop! Designed to inspire, educate and activate creative entrepreneurs and web marketers this event is a time to reflect and prepare for a better New Year! Join Scott Winterroth (ContentAcademy.com, BlogYouWant.com) and friends for an uplifting and educational workshop aimed at building a roadmap, answering tough questions and finding like-minded accountability partners so collectively we will make 2019 our most creative year ever. For a limited time, join the CYE Facebook Group for free! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1980286678745858/

  • Planning a Powerful WordPress Website

    NextDoor Chicago

    Websites, blogs, and e-commerce sites are often the front of your business and represent your brand online. It is true, anyone can "make" a website but in reality, there's a lot that goes into building an online business. In this presentation, we will examine the critical elements that consist of a powerful WordPress growth platform. ==> Join our Facebook Group for WordPress https://www.facebook.com/groups/1592213697558842/ Learn how to plan your own website, resources you can tap into to get it done, and where to outsource or invest in learning. All are welcome at this meetup, this a great introduction to launch or revamping a website. Agenda: 6:30 - meet and greet, networking 6:30 - introductions 6:45 - presentation begins 7:25 - discussion and Q&A 7:45 - wrap up, networking etc. Presentation Overview: -Introduction to WordPress with a live example -The entire website development process explained -What type of website do you really need? -The Digital Acquisition Cycle™ -Tips for planning your next website -How to show others what you want to accomplish -Discussion: The possibilities of WordPress What you'll receive: -Website planning checklist -Lesson notes -50 WordPress Plugins You Should Know eBook What to Bring: -Optional: Laptop or device to access your website or take notes -Optional: Existing website, blog or idea for a free evaluation from presenter or group (depending on time) About the Presenter: Scott Winterroth is the co-founder of ContentAcademy.com, The School of Content Strategy™ and teaches marketing and WordPress. He is the host of the podcast The Blog You Want in the Time You Have™ and strives to help others amp up their digital marketing game with high energy presentations so they can live their fullest potential. https://contentacademy.com/ https://blogyouwant.com/ CTA Brown line "Diversey" is the closest stop; metered street parking available. About the Venue: Please register as a Next Door Community Member to attend this event. Joining the Next Door Community is totally free and will give you access to register for any of Next Door’s classes or financial coaching, which are also free of charge. Please register at www.nextdoorchicago.com. Once registered as a Community Member, you will receive a monthly email highlighting Next Door’s calendar of class and events. No additional solicitation or emails will be sent to you, and your information will not be shared. When checking in at the event, if you are not signed up as a Community Member, the check-in team will ask you to sign up on site.

  • One Day WordPress Intensive ($199)

    Visual Wright Inc

    We designed the Content Academy WordPress Intensive to teach you the very basics of managing web content with a hands-on, guided tour of WordPress and practical advice to build a knowledge foundation. Leave this workshop with direction on how to build, grow and maintain your blog or website. Registration fee: $199 Includes lunch and printed workbook. Saturday, Jan 26 - 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM Instructor: Scott Winterroth Pay and register here: https://contentacademy.com/event/wordpress-intensive-2/ Limited class size and plenty of hands-on learning opportunities.

  • Planning a Powerful WordPress Website

    NextDoor Chicago

    Websites, blogs, and e-commerce sites are often the front of your business and represent your brand online. It is true, anyone can "make" a website but in reality, there's a lot that goes into building an online business. In this presentation, we will examine the critical elements that consist of a powerful WordPress growth platform. ==> Join our Facebook Group for WordPress https://www.facebook.com/groups/1592213697558842/ Learn how to plan your own website, resources you can tap into to get it done, and where to outsource or invest in learning. All are welcome at this meetup, this a great introduction to launch or revamping a website. Agenda: 6:30 - meet and greet, networking 6:30 - introductions 6:45 - presentation begins 7:25 - discussion and Q&A 7:45 - wrap up, networking etc. Presentation Overview: -Introduction to WordPress with a live example -The entire website development process explained -What type of website do you really need? -The Digital Acquisition Cycle™ -Tips for planning your next website -How to show others what you want to accomplish -Discussion: The possibilities of WordPress What you'll receive: -Website planning checklist -Lesson notes -50 WordPress Plugins You Should Know eBook What to Bring: -Optional: Laptop or device to access your website or take notes -Optional: Existing website, blog or idea for a free evaluation from presenter or group (depending on time) About the Presenter: Scott Winterroth is the co-founder of ContentAcademy.com, The School of Content Strategy™ and teaches marketing and WordPress. He is the host of the podcast The Blog You Want in the Time You Have™ and strives to help others amp up their digital marketing game with high energy presentations so they can live their fullest potential. https://contentacademy.com/ https://blogyouwant.com/ CTA Brown line "Diversey" is the closest stop; metered street parking available. About the Venue: Please register as a Next Door Community Member to attend this event. Joining the Next Door Community is totally free and will give you access to register for any of Next Door’s classes or financial coaching, which are also free of charge. Please register at www.nextdoorchicago.com. Once registered as a Community Member, you will receive a monthly email highlighting Next Door’s calendar of class and events. No additional solicitation or emails will be sent to you, and your information will not be shared. When checking in at the event, if you are not signed up as a Community Member, the check-in team will ask you to sign up on site.

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  • One Day WordPress Intensive

    Visual Wright Inc

    We designed the Content Academy WordPress Intensive to teach you the very basics of managing web content with a hands-on, guided tour of WordPress and practical advice to build a knowledge foundation. Leave this workshop with direction on how to build, grow and maintain your blog or website. Registration fee: $199 Includes lunch and printed workbook. Saturday, Jan 26 - 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM Instructor: Scott Winterroth Pay and register here: https://contentacademy.com/event/wordpress-intensive-2/ Limited class size and plenty of hands-on learning opportunities.