The social media marketing community on BrightTALK is composed of thousands of engaged social media professionals. Learn about social selling, B2B social media and social media marketing for businesses with live and on-demand webinars presented by industry leaders. Fine tune your social media marketing strategy by participating in live webinars and round table discussions.
As ideas, apps, and innovations continue to explode onto the scene, what was once considered far-off in the distance is literally around the corner. Event professionals must decide both which technologies to implement to improve the attendee experience, and new ways to encourage social sharing.
In this webinar, Matthew Howarth from Cvent will explore what’s in store for event technology and social media in 2017.
Matthew will additionally discuss:
- New ways to use Snapchat, Augmented Reality, and Video- Enabled Beacons to create memorable moments for attendees.
- How technology will change the way attendees consume content both in the short-term and beyond.
Online-to-offline leaders inMarket and Integer Group are teaming up to discuss effective brand strategies for digital-to-physical conversions, from advanced audience segmentation to predictive algorithms, machine learning, retargeting and attribution. Watch this session to understand how digital advertising can drive customers and move inventory.
Influencer Marketing is hot. It’s estimated that 84% of marketers will launch an influencer marketing campaign in the next 12-months. With more brands jumping into the mix, there’s the very real danger of messing up so don’t be surprised if we tell you that “Kimmie” isn’t an influencer.
In this presentation, Joseph and Bee will share 10 tangible steps on how to work with influencers the right way, how to protect your brand, and how to define and scale your strategy for uber growth. The advice is solid, given TapInfluence has been in the business for almost 10 years and is the only influencer marketing solution with a proven 11x ROI.
Organizations that prioritize employer branding are 250% more likely to rate their overall talent acquisition efforts as highly effective!
That’s an impressive stat, but how does it translate into dollars and cents? In other words: what is a strong employer brand really worth to your company?
While employer branding may not be an exact science, you can still calculate values for each of the benefits and costs associated with your branding efforts. This webinar will show you how to build that business case for investing in your employer brand, vital metrics for measuring the success of your efforts, and insights into where to allocate your valuable resources.
- How to develop an ROI formula that best fits your company
- The essential elements for measuring success
- How to assign specific values to intangible elements
- Where to focus your branding efforts for maximum results
CX is widely recognised as the key battleground for B2B companies in the increasingly digitally-enabled buyer environment. But what does great CX look like for B2B brands? And, more to the point, what role can B2B marketers play in getting it right?
Leveraging primary research conducted with B2B buyers, this webinar will examine the cornerstones of how to get CX right in a B2B environment, and look at the provide practical tips and actionable strategies for marketers looking to raise their CX game.
It will be presented by B2B Marketing’s Editor-in-chief Joel Harrison, who will be joined by David Hicks of specialist CX consultancy, and marketing trainer and consultant Shane Redding.
In this session, you’ll learn:
• Marketing’s role in delivering excellent CX
• The role of influencers in CX
• How to measure and report CX, and to whom.
• How to create a company-wide approach to CX
In today's rapidly changing landscape of Virtual Reality, it can be difficult to stay on top of the plethora of technologies and use-cases for this emerging market. Joseph Radak, Course Developer at Udacity and Co-Founder of Eerie Bear Games, will share his insights on how to stay relevant in the world of VR and keep up with consumer demand - not just in gaming, but in other industries like mobile, technology, media, healthcare and more. Joseph will share trends on VR consumption, up-skilling your existing workforce for VR, and finding the right talent that will help your company excel in the rapidly changing landscape of VR.
As the digital experience proliferates in everyday life and we begin to migrate into the new virtual reality medium, how do we create the most human and organic digital experience?
Moving forward, digital devices not only grow smaller and closer to the body, but daily use time explodes. The challenge is using design strategies around user experience to mitigate consumer pain points to allow for seamless immersion in your experience or VR product.
We will talk about how about how design must be incorporated as a process and strategy in VR builds for success.
Join us April 27th for a panel discussion on how to put the human first while creating for Virtual Reality. Part of the VR/AR BrightTALK Summit, our panelists will exchange on how to take user and audience in consideration during the Virtual Reality creation process.
As Virtual Reality is getting more and more exposure, it is time to highlight the right practices of designing a Virtual Reality project and see what we can do to put the human first.
- Do Virtual Reality creators consider the audience they address before/while developing their projects? Why is this crucial? How and when to do so?
- Are we more careful today to offer more accessible VR experiences than a year ago?
- How is this evolving? Do studios and creators tend to integrate more the human in the creation process?
The panel will be led by Amandine Flachs, Events and Communication manager at the Realities Centre. She will be joined by a variety of Virtual Reality leaders, including creators, game developers, agency and B/B professionals.
- Amandine Flachs, Events & Comms Manager, Realities Centre
- Tom Evans - CEO and co-founder at Trojan VR
- Komal Sable - COO at Tengio
- Doug North Cook - Creative director and co-founder at Decoder.
Webinars have become an incredibly versatile and effective content marketing tactic that has been proven to drive higher value leads. As a result, marketers are being challenged to change and optimise the way they run webinars to attract and nurture their target audience.
For this year’s BrightTALK Webinar Benchmarks Report, we analysed more than 10,000 webinars to understand the key metrics behind top programmes and how marketers are effectively using webinars to drive demand for their business.
Join us for highlights and analysis from this year’s report, including:
- Best practices for using webinars to drive stronger pipeline and nurture strategies
- Suggested timelines for driving audience to your webinars
- Tips for optimising titles and abstracts to attract more relevant audiences
-Summarize the Studies on Non-immersive Virtual Reality Therapy
-Summarize the Studies on Immersive Virtual Reality Therapy
-Discuss Current uses of Technology
-Discuss the Future of the Field
-Q & A
Brandon Birckhead is a physician who founded Immergence Technologies, LLC, a company to help dentists use virtual reality in their practice and collaborate with developers to create tailored content. He is also the coordinator of the VRARA Digital Health Committee. Current research focus has been on exploring the immersive effect of different VR applications. He graduated from Mayo Clinic Medical School in 2016.
Augmented, mixed, and virtual reality compose a spectrum for next-gen computing that is disrupting or accelerating the business objectives of companies across almost every industry. With an ever growing number of pilots and available solutions, it is imperative that businesses develop a strategy of where to play and how to win, while avoiding technology for technology’s sake, in order to create new value.
Jiten Dajee is a subject matter expert on digital reality technology spanning the entire value chain of augmented, mixed, and virtual reality. Jiten has been involved with Digital Reality technology since his first joint-venture in healthcare wearables in 2011. He joined Deloitte Consulting Innovation to lead the rapid commercialization of digital reality across industrial and commercial sectors. He brings an end-to-end understanding of how optics, networks, semiconductors, platforms, products, and will interact in the next-gen computing medium. Jiten specializes in market intelligence, technology adoption, solution integration, and strategic growth planning of digital reality in enterprise.
While many companies and institutions understand the need to investigate AR and VR, the path to success is a long one. Often, there are several teams at a single company looking at ways to leverage this technology, for internal processes as well as customer- and consumer-facing solutions.
This panel will explore ways to effectively bring this vision to fruition:
• Identifying the right use cases
• Getting internal buy-in and budget
• Finding development resources
• Rolling out new AR/VR processes and products
Augmented Reality in Business: Assessing the Potential
This live panel will set the scene for augmented reality (AR) in business; what are the use cases? Who's beginning to adopt the technology? Where are we seeing success? The panel of experts will then discuss areas of growth and the challenges that lie ahead.
The panelists will try to break through the surrounding hype and discuss in detail the true potential and challenges for AR when business look towards adoption.
Featuring an industry-leading selection of Augmented reality experts:
- Josh Downs, Community Manager, BrightTALK (Moderator)
- Alice Bonasio, Technology Author and Journalist
- Max Dawes, Partnerships & Marketing Director, Zappar
- Mickael Jordan, Co-Founder & COO, Augment
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This presentation will look at the new opportunities being opened up for the visualisation of data within both personal and collaborative 3D spaces, delivered to mobile, browser, desktop, virtual reality and social virtual world/social virtual reality environments. The pros and cons of both 3D and VR environments for the creation and sharing of data visualisations will be considered, tools which let you do dataviz in 3D and VR today presented, and future development pathways discussed.
The newest VR Intelligence survey clearly shows that the lack of engaging content is holding the industry back. On the other hand content creators need better distribution of VR/AR headsets. In comparison we can ask ourselves: 'how much would I pay and what kind of mobile phone would I buy if it would not allow me to have video calls or take pictures and share them live on my social networks'?
EF EVE™ is a live holographic streaming engine which is changing the industry by bringing real time 3D VR/AR experiences. Just imagine putting on your VR/AR glasses and in a split second traveling miles to visit your friend in New York or standing next to Ed Sheeran during his performance in Brazil.
Lets have a live demo of EF EVE™, and discuss the future of live 3D events for VR/AR.
Content Creation & Production that drives User Engagement because you Experience the Content.
George Egbuonu is the founder of VR eCards a VR platform and content creation tool that allows you to personalize and share a virtual reality experience instantly in the form of a VR eCard. He is a technology entrepreneur and product centric visionary with both a mechanical engineering and MBA degrees. He is also a bestselling Author and a movie producer.
Humans have shared gathered around and communicated through stories throughout history. Text, pictures, images and videos have sought to capture our imagination, or portray the non-fictional in a relatable way. Now, as we move beyond the 2D flat screen to new ways of interacting/communicating with the world — virtual and augmented reality, for example — we begin to see the power of immersion in storytelling, and the impact it has, beyond anything we have ever seen, on those in the receiving end. Arguably, the ultimate empathy machine.
As we shape the next 'Information Age', and given the state of the world today, never before have we been in more need of putting ourselves in other people’s shoes, and empowering diverse and inclusive voices worldwide. Never before have we seen more women jump at the opportunity to lead and make content that is all-encompassing, that touches and inspires, and that aims to build bridges not walls. Here is their story.
Learner, maker, systems thinker, innovator and tech evangelist, Luciana splits her time between growing the Realities Centre London — a new innovation space, incubator and academy for B2B/enterprise VR, AR, MR and AI — and Unfold UK, promoting women/diversity in future in the UK. Passionate about VR and tech for good, she carries ongoing research on the possibilities and challenges immersive tech presents as re neuroscience, empathy and female empowerment.
She was elected one of Code First Girls ‘25 Ones to Watch’, 'Top 5 Female Role Models in the Tech Industry', and Virtual Perceptions' 'Heroes of VR' in 2016.
Some things you can count on — and recurring revenue from subscriptions is one of them.
To make it work, you need to set an effective pricing strategy, design an attractive subscription — and then make the payment process utterly seamless. The payment technology exists, but the real magic is in your overall subscription strategy for the global marketplace.
In the U.S., consumers overwhelmingly pay online with credit cards, but outside the U.S. it's another story, with payment methods like bank transfers preferred in the Netherlands and cash vouchers in Latin America. On top of that, what considerations need to be made to set a comfortable pricing strategy?
To find out how industry leaders in subscription pricing marry strategy and tech seamlessly to make the global leap, join our interactive VB Live event!
By registering for this webinar, you'll:
* Provide subscribers with the right payment options at the right time
* Get users to pick the subscription option you WANT them to
* Increase payment conversion with an effective pricing strategy
* Create and execute a payments strategy that enables you to reliably scale globally
* Stewart Rogers, Director of Marketing Technology, VentureBeat
* Derek Blatter, Senior Manager, electronic payments and fraud prevention, Ancestry.com
* Kevin Hennessy, Director, Digital Content, Worldpay
* Wendy Schuchart, Moderator, VentureBeat
With a strong job market today, recruiting top talent is tougher and more competitive than ever. But recent research from leading analyst firm IDC suggests many companies are making big mistakes when it comes to their recruiting strategies and budgets. Could you be making them too?
In this webinar, we’ll uncover the top recruiting mistakes employers are making. Plus, you’ll hear how to fix these mistakes to recruit talent more effectively, while getting smarter about how to use your budget.
Tune in to hear:
- Why investing in job boards is not enough
- How you’re misusing social media to hire
- Where to invest your budget in 2017
The value of a subscription business model is its consistency: predictable revenue to lifetime customer value, you've got a solid foundation to start seeing incredible growth—and that comes directly from becoming the 6 million dollar man of customer acquisition.
That's where the subscription model delivers another distinct advantage: The capability to identify your most profitable customers, and the technology—a wealth of key data about marketing, customer and billing events—right at your fingertips.
Now how do you turn that data into insights to optimize subscriber acquisition and accelerate your business growth up to 60 mph or more? Join this interactive VB Live event to learn how, plus tap into the latest research and benchmarks on key subscriber acquisition metrics.
In this webinar, you'll:
* Identify the most effective subscription plans and promotions
* Compare your trial program performance against industry benchmarks
* Use best practices to create a frictionless subscription experience
* Capture the key metrics for measuring acquisition performance--plan performance, MRR, LTV and more.
* Wendy Schuchart, Moderator, VentureBeat
* Emma Clark, Sr Product Manager, Recurly
Influencer marketing is no longer completely new on the scene, but there are few B2B marketing departments that are harnessing its full power. So what are the easy steps you can take to capitalise on the influence of the most powerful figures within your industry?
In this webinar, Danielle Howe, reports editor at B2B Marketing, will be joined by Luke Brynley-Jones, MD at OST and Nicolas Chabot, head of EMEA at Traackr, who will discuss the steps you can take to create and run a successful influencer marketing programme for your B2B brand.
In this session you'll learn:
• The value of influencer marketing in B2B, and whether it's right for you.
• How to identify your most powerful influencers, and steps you can take to engage with them.
• How to collaborate with influencers to extend the reach of your brand and engagement with new audiences.
Modern marketers get that influencer marketing is a critical piece of their marketing strategy, yet most don't realize influencers can be the best source of authentic content creation at scale.
Influencers, unlike celebrities, built their followings based on subject matter expertise and their amazing ability to deliver content to a highly engaged audience.
In this webinar, join Sydney Hodgson, and Joseph Cole of TapInfluence as they share 5 best practices on how to use the power of influencers and influencer marketing to support your content marketing goals:
1). Creative Ideation (both copy + design)
2). Content Creation
3). Content Distribution and Amplification
4). Content ROI
5). Optimization and Measurement
A crucial part of a successful ABM strategy is getting the right goals in place - and having these KPIs and reporting metrics properly aligned across sales and marketing.
Two years after launching their initial programs, Invoca has recently rolled out version 2.0 of their ABM strategy, incorporating new reporting structures, updated strategic frameworks, and key lessons learned along the way.
Julia Stead, Sr. Director of Demand Generation will share Invoca’s story firsthand, including clear, actionable examples and recommendations on:
- KPIs for ABM success
- Creating ownership, accountability and alignment across marketing and sales
- Early lessons learned and what to avoid when getting started
We know that ABM is an imperative for today's revenue teams, but how do you actually structure your team for success? When it comes to ABM, you need to have 100% alignment between sales and marketing, which requires the right people, in the right roles, running the right plays.
Join Dayna Rothman, VP of Marketing and Sales Development at BrightFunnel and author of Lead Generation for Dummies as she discusses how to build your marketing, SDR team, and sales team to focus on ABM. In her session learn:
- How to structure a full-funnel revenue team for targeted ABM plays
- How to cultivate and hire a SDR and hybrid-SDR team for high-touch, multi-channel ABM outreach
- How to run integrated ABM campaigns that include marketing, SDRs, and closing AEs
- How to add account-based engagement as a component of SDR quota
There are hundreds of influencer marketing solutions out there. Still, 73% of marketers are challenged with finding the right (quality) influencers and how to get started.
Join Max Roesler – Influencer Marketing Content Optimization Strategist, and Joseph Cole - VP of Marketing as they provide you with best practices for boosting and amplifying content with real benchmarks so you can really understand what success looks like.
In this webinar, we’ll give you tangible steps so that you become a pro. Learn how to:
- Select the right influencers
- Understand what content works best with real examples
- Boost and amplify your content with influencers
- Measure campaign success with actual benchmarks
Watch your content go viral with influencers powered by TapFire.
A push notification is a tricky kind of social engagement: it can be a tap on the shoulder, a punch in the face, or water torture. In other words, it can be tremendously successful at driving commerce and engagement, or it could piss your customer off so badly they'll go rip you a new one on Twitter. And we've seen how well that works out for brands.
At the very least, every misstep reduces open rates, strikes a blow against retention and destroys engagement. You want to know how to not be the boor at a cocktail party, because push notifications, one of the most powerful and immediate engagement tools in your arsenal (when you do it right) can garner 2770% higher conversion rates.
Don't be part of the 63 percent of marketers who stumble on the messaging, timing, and frequency of your notification strategy—join this interactive VB Live event.
* Discover the one trick to never-fail push notifications everywhere, not just apps
* Drive 2770% higher conversion rates through a specific kind of push notifications
* Learn how to apply behavioral triggered push notifications in your own marketing strategy
* Build better timing into your push notifications to increase conversions
* Stewart Rogers, Director of Marketing Technology for VentureBeat
• Wendy Schuchart, Moderator, VentureBeat
For LTV, engagement, and lifecycle, organic installs blow paid install campaigns out of the water—and they're a lot cheaper. VB Insight analysts report that if you want to boost organic downloads by at least 20 percent—or in some cases double or even triple that rate—you need to get in the ASO game.
ASO basics have been buried alive in the avalanche of new apps, flawed app search, and rapid-fire algorithm changes that aren't always developer friendly. To get the most out of your entire marketing funnel, not just your app store presence, you need to step up your ASO game with these key takeaways from our latest in-depth, Godzilla-sized ASO report.
For report highlights, key best practices and can't-miss ASO insights from super-analyst Stewart Rogers, join our latest interactive VB Live event!
In this webinar you'll:
* Learn why ASO is fundamental to the success of any app
* Familiarize yourself with the pillars of solid ASO strategy
* Leverage technology to increase your lifetime user value
* Think beyond keywords for your search strategies
* Stewart Rogers, Director of Marketing Technology, VentureBeat
* Peggy Anne Salz, Chief Analyst, MobileGroove
* Wendy Schuchart, Moderator, VentureBeat
Samantha Kingston will explore why she bet her career on virtual reality and what it’s really like running a marketing company solely for VR, looking at trends and what challenges are ahead for 2018.
Virtual Umbrella is an award-winning marketing consultancy specialising in Virtual Reality. Virtual Umbrella has worked on a number of notable projects including creating a virtual reality cinema in Cannes, curating and running a technology hub as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and providing immersive experiences along the BBC and Imperial War Museum.
Samantha Kingston is the award-winning client director at Virtual Umbrella. Virtual Umbrella is a marketing and PR agency specialising in virtual reality. Samantha fell into the VR industry by accident but has spent her time in the industry building up her own company and working with the VR industry in the UK, Europe, and US. Samantha is an advocate for Women in tech and VR and she is often found moderating panels on equality in the workplace. In 2016 she won the regional and national ‘New Business’ award at Venus Awards, highlighted as one of MCV 30 under 30 and one of the rising stars of BIMA100 2016.