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  • Personal Branding for Women in Tech Personal Branding for Women in Tech Jennifer Riggins, the eBranding Ninja Recorded: Mar 8 2017 44 mins
    How to keep that Imposter Syndrome at bay.

    We are more likely to work harder than our male counterparts and yet we're less likely to believe in our capability for success. This presentation looks to help everyone in tech overcome her or his Imposter Syndrome, empowering you with tricks that can help position you for the right jobs, roles and collaborators in just 15 minutes a day. This will include presenting yourself online in the most favourable (and Googleable) light including branding, image, and social media networks like Twitter and LinkedIn.

    After this webinar, you can continue the conversation and branding exploration via #InternationalWomensDay and @BrightTalk
  • Website Fundamentals - Attract more customers to your local business Website Fundamentals - Attract more customers to your local business Todd Renard, Vice President of Digital Product Development at Vivial Recorded: Mar 6 2017 40 mins
    The fundamental information you need:
    - Mistakes to avoid
    - Optimizing for SEO
    - Website examples
    - How to build an effective website affordably
    - Best practices for websites
    - and more!

    Presented by Vivial’s Vice President of Digital Product Development, Todd Renard
  • Know Thy Guidelines: FTC Compliance for Influencer Marketing in 2017 Know Thy Guidelines: FTC Compliance for Influencer Marketing in 2017 Amanda Schreyer and Rachael Cihlar, Recorded: Feb 28 2017 32 mins
    Influencer Marketing has grown to become mainstream for marketers in recent years. As opportunities to leverage influencers expand, so do the guidelines set forth by the Federal Trade Commission, making compliance a moving target for many marketers.

    Learn how to navigate evolving FTC guidelines for influencer marketing. They’ll cover the history of influencer marketing and the FTC, examples of dos and don’ts for disclosing partnerships and newsworthy case studies of FTC compliance and non-compliance.

    Join us on February 28, 2017 at 12pm EST to ensure you’re up to date on how to protect your brand by being FTC compliant, when working with influencers. You won’t want to miss it!

    Information on the Presenters:

    Amanda Schreyer is counsel to the Corporate Department and Intellectual Property Group of Sullivan & Worcester LLP. Amanda represents creative entrepreneurs, digital influencers, influencer marketing agencies, media publishers, video game developers, writers, filmmakers and other intellectual property holders in connection with a wide variety of transactional matters. She frequently writes and lectures on several topics relating to her law practice.

    Rachael Cihlar is the Director of Strategy and Thought Leadership at TapInfluence, Rachael strategizes, designs, implements, and optimizes influencer marketing campaigns and programs for brands and agencies. When she’s not working with senior executives at leading digital and PR agencies, or with social media teams inside top brands, Rachael is actively monitoring trends and data in consumer buying behavior.
  • The Anatomy of a Successful Account Based Everything Play The Anatomy of a Successful Account Based Everything Play Justin Gray, CEO & Founder, LeadMD Recorded: Feb 15 2017 37 mins
    n this session executives and practioners alike will take a dive deep into the critical element of Account Based Everything, the buyer engagement playbook. We'll define the key ingredients in a "play," reveal best practices in threading those plays across the org chart and create the type of alignment critical for creating winning engagement within today's committee driven buying decisions.
  • Engaging Community Members Along the Buyer’s Journey Engaging Community Members Along the Buyer’s Journey Melanie Turek, VP and Fellow at Frost & Sullivan; Taylor Freitas, Content Marketer at BrightTALK Recorded: Feb 14 2017 42 mins
    Are you keeping your community engaged throughout the buyer journey? If not, you're missing a crucial opportunity to influence buying decisions.

    BrightTALK recently surveyed 650+ B2B buyers to learn what decision makers look for and value before a purchase. We discovered:

    - Which content formats provide more value than others
    - Which buyers are more inclined to share content and collaborate with peers
    - Which sources of information buyers value most before a purchase

    To learn more about the survey results and how you can leverage them to effectively cater to your prospective buyers, join this live webinar with Melanie Turek, VP and Fellow at Frost & Sullivan, and Taylor Freitas, Content Marketer at BrightTALK.
  • SEO Success: What Is Working Today; What Will Work Tomorrow SEO Success: What Is Working Today; What Will Work Tomorrow Chris Raulf, International SEO Expert & Founder of Boulder SEO Marketing Recorded: Feb 14 2017 61 mins
    No doubt about it, search engine optimization (SEO) is one of the least expensive, yet most effective ways to boost online lead generation and sales. Unfortunately, it is still a mystery to many businesses. With more than 3 billion people around the globe now having access to the Internet, SEO presents an amazing opportunity to outrank competitors in Google search results and to increase a company’s bottom line. The search giant now processes over 3.5 billion searches per day and someone will get the click and potentially make the sale.

    In this presentation, international SEO expert Chris Raulf of Boulder SEO Marketing shares what is working today and what will be working in the future, including:

    •Developing an SEO strategy
    •SEO success: Two customers case studies
    •A look under the hood; Google’s algorithm is getting smarter and smarter
    •It’s a mobile world: AMP and the importance of mobile-friendly websites
    •Outrank your competition with these easy-to-implement SEO strategies

    Participants will walk away with a clear understanding of what is working today and where SEO is headed in the future. You’ll also learn how to take advantage of tactics and strategies that can be implemented immediately after the session in order to boost Google organic search traffic.
  • Orchestrating Optimal Interactions Orchestrating Optimal Interactions Mary Anne Hensley, CMO Council; Brandon Purcell, Forrester Research; Buck Webb, RedPoint Global Recorded: Jan 26 2017 63 mins
    Most organizations are unable to deliver their brand promise in a consistent manner. Many marketers strive—but struggle—to present high contextual relevance across all channels and touchpoints that span everything from marketing to sales and service. Fragmented engagement systems create data silos that make it difficult to leverage all data sources in real-time to deliver the hyper-personalized experiences that customers expect today.

    Solving this problem requires a customer data platform that provides key foundational elements, including:
    1. A unified view of customers that is continually updated over time
    2. The ability to leverage this unified view in combination with in-line analytics to intelligently orchestrate interactions in real time across all channels and touchpoints.

    Join the CMO Council, in partnership with RedPoint, for a one-hour, interactive webcast featuring an expert panel of experience and data experts, including special guest Brandon Purcell, Senior Analyst–Customer Insights Professionals from Forrester Research. Through the course of this webcast, senior marketers will hear how unifying and activating data through a customer data platform enables organizations to better engage with consumers/customers while optimizing marketing campaign performance, building brand affinity and increasing customer lifetime valuation.
  • Going Beyond Digital Disruption - Big Bad Wolf or Fairy Godmother? Going Beyond Digital Disruption - Big Bad Wolf or Fairy Godmother? Lyndon Hedderly (Director of Digital Strategy, Acquia) and Lucy Tesseras (Marketing Week) Recorded: Jan 26 2017 51 mins
    We’re living in historic times. Whether you want to call it digital disruption, digital transformation, digital evolution or digital darwinism, digital is hot but it’s also considered a threat. Everyone wants to 'go digital' but what does this really mean? Rarely has a word meant so much and yet been so ill-defined.

    Over the course of this Marketing Week webinar, in association with Acquia, we will explore the recent history of digital and how it has shaped the landscape we live and work in today, through to what the analysts and consultancy firms are saying about how to position digital within your organisation.

    You will learn:
    • How to go about putting together a digital framework to help with your strategic guidance, as well as things to be aware of along the way.
    • The importance of focusing on the customer and customer experience.
    • Real world examples of creating and implementing more personalised customer experiences on digital platforms.

    Overall, this webinar will help you turn digital from a threat (big bad wolf) into an opportunity (the fairy godmother effect).
  • VR AR analytics platform to understand how users interact with virtual world VR AR analytics platform to understand how users interact with virtual world Robert Merki Recorded: Jan 25 2017 32 mins
    cognitiveVR is an analytics platform built for virtual and augmented reality. In this webinar, cognitiveVR’s Director of Product, Robert Merki, will showcase how you can leverage analytics and data to understand how users interact with your virtual worlds.
  • Turning data-driven creative into digital marketing success Turning data-driven creative into digital marketing success Eric Franchi, Co-founder and SVP Business Development, Undertone Recorded: Jan 19 2017 60 mins
    Effective creative is equal parts emotion and information—and marketers have been waiting a long time for the data to catch up to their imaginations. Increasingly, marketers are able to not just create relevant and customized campaigns for potential consumers with data insights, but way-find before even launching a campaign, ensuring you’re pitching the right message to the right person at the right time right out of the park.
    How do you hit that grand slam?


    GPS technology giant Garmin and advertising technology leader Undertone will present shared insights to help bring your marketing to the next level.

    Join our interactive round table discussion to learn how to use data to find your customer where they live and understand what they need -- and how to develop pitch-perfect creative to give them what they want.

    In this webinar you’ll learn how to:
    * Find your customers online and how to reach them
    * Refine targeting and creative with data
    * Leverage creative as the key variable in digital marketing
    * Reach out to influencers, the new gatekeepers

    Speakers:
    * Carla Meyer, Global Digital Advertising and Social Media Manager, Garmin
    * Eric Franchi, Co-founder and SVP Business Development, Undertone
    * Wendy Schuchart, moderator, VentureBeat

    Sponsored by Undertone
  • What You Need To Know to Successfully Market Yourself on LinkedIn What You Need To Know to Successfully Market Yourself on LinkedIn Natascha Thomson, CEO, MarketingXLerator Recorded: Jan 5 2017 60 mins
    Everybody is talking about LinkedIn as the best tool for B2B marketing. Is it?

    You have a profile and company page, but for some reason you see no results. Why?

    This presentation will provide a comprehensive overview of all of LinkedIn’s marketing tools and products.

    Learn how to:
    • Have a LinkedIn profile that helps you find that new job, grow your career, and attract new business.

    • Make your LinkedIn Company page a real asset and use it to drive traffic to your website via advertising and then convert via retargeting.

    • Write InMails that get responses.

    • Position yourself as a thought leader so you don’t have to sell but can be a trusted advisor.

    In addition, you’ll gain insights into LinkedIn’s demographics around the world and the future vision for LinkedIn as part of Microsoft.
  • Amplifying The Social Experience At Every Touchpoint Amplifying The Social Experience At Every Touchpoint Emily (Vera) Fritz, Social Media Team Lead at Cvent Recorded: Dec 20 2016 31 mins
    An effective social media strategy should take attendees on a seamless journey, from pre-event through to post-event. This interactive discussion will approach each part of the event cycle – before, during and after. Tune in to discover how to effectively integrate social at every touchpoint, amplify the live event content on all platforms, and engage all of your attendees.

    Join Emily (Vera) Fritz from Cvent to discover:

    - The secret to a seamless journey all the way through to post-event
    - How to integrate social media at every stage of the process
    - How social will supercharge your live event content on all platforms
    - How to provide an all important engagement platform for your attendees
  • Squad goals:  Why cost per lead is failing your lead gen strategy Squad goals: Why cost per lead is failing your lead gen strategy Sam Yount, CMO, LendingTree Recorded: Dec 13 2016 57 mins
    Cost per lead. It’s like your basic black dress or suit -- never lets you down and crucial in crunch time. But everything we knew about about lead generation has changed. Marketing now owns most of the IT budget and is on tap for the lion’s share of revenue generation. If we’re supposed to Always Be Closing, the marketing team is on the line to deliver qualified leads with high ROI. That’s where we start to get into trouble.

    The new world order has moved way past cost per lead into outcome-based performance. It’s not quantity anymore -- it’s quality. How do you pull your marketing lead generation strategy out of this paradigm? We’re going to walk you through it in this free and interactive executive session with VB’s own director of marketing technology, Stewart Rogers, and his panel of lead generation and demand generation experts.

    In this webinar, you will:

    * Understand how to move past quantity and generate quality opportunities
    * Build the right marketing KPIs for defining lead quality and lead conversion
    * Define a conversion strategy that builds retention

    Speakers include:

    * Sam Yount, CMO, LendingTree
    * Jason John, CMO, Publisher's Clearing House
    * Stewart Rogers, Director of Marketing Technology, VentureBeat
    * Wendy Schuchart, VentureBeat
  • Digital Marketing 2017: These Strategies Could Make a Difference Digital Marketing 2017: These Strategies Could Make a Difference Jonathan Allen, President of L&T Co. Recorded: Dec 8 2016 46 mins
    Jonathan Allen, former Director Of Search Engine Watch and founder of Longneck & Thunderfoot, shares case studies and personal insight into what elements he thinks will make for a winning marketing strategy in 2017.

    Exploring both paid and organic digital marketing strategies he'll share how to take a blended approach to maximize the benefits of each and have data from paid and organic channels influence each other.
  • Content Marketing for Procrastinators – Your Guide to Finally Getting it Done Content Marketing for Procrastinators – Your Guide to Finally Getting it Done Ian Campbell, CEO, Mission Suite Recorded: Dec 8 2016 37 mins
    Have you been planning on a content marketing strategy but just can’t seem to get it launched? If your goal for 2017 is to finally execute a solid content marketing strategy, check out this webinar to go through everything you’ll need to do – from content development to planning to promotion – to execute a successful content marketing plan.
  • Social Media Mining. Hype or Essential for Marketing Analytics? Social Media Mining. Hype or Essential for Marketing Analytics? Rosanna Garcia, Assoc. Professor of Marketing, North Carolina State University and CEO, co-founder of Vijilent Recorded: Dec 8 2016 33 mins
    Social Media mining has been touted as essential for listening in on your target market. But does it really work? This presentation discusses the different methods used for social media mining and introduces the usefulness of natural language processing for understanding your consumers with case studies that demonstrate how firms are listening into the segment-of-one.
  • The new marketing reality: how organisations can capitalise on opportunities The new marketing reality: how organisations can capitalise on opportunities Jeremy Waite (EMEA Marketing Evangelist, IBM), Jim Clark (Research Director, Econsultancy) Recorded: Dec 8 2016 60 mins
    This webinar will highlight results from Econsultancy’s New Marketing Reality report in partnership with IBM.

    The traditional funnel no longer works. It assumes audiences are linear and predictable in their behaviour. At the same time, it doesn’t take into account the fact that people will act the way they want to act, rather than sticking to a sequence designed by marketers.
    Despite this being the perceived wisdom among practitioners, organisations still spend billions creating awareness to acquire new customers. What they should be doing is spending this on keeping existing customers happy by providing a superior customer experience.
    This webinar will seek to explore why organisations are failing to take into account this new marketing reality. In doing so, it will underline the challenges marketers face when trying to get a joined-up view of the customer and the opportunities that can be had from unlocking the value of customer data.

    As part of this, the webinar will address some of the following points:

    · What role does first-party data play in marketer’s strategies, and what facts are preventing organisations from making better use of their customer data?
    · How effectively are organisations joining the dots when it comes to linking their understanding of consumer journeys from online to offline? What sources of data are they using?
    · How do organisations rate the importance of understanding the customer journey and for more progressive marketers, what have been the business benefits of this understanding?
    · What’s driving this overall strategy – are organisations using this intelligence of the customer to drive business-focussed outcomes or measure the performance of individual campaigns?
    · What new technologies are practitioners using to make sense of audiences, from marketing automation to AI and intelligent algorithms?
  • Influencer Marketing: The Creator's Perspective Influencer Marketing: The Creator's Perspective Francis Trapp (Founder & CEO, Brandnew IO) and Jonathan Bacon (Marketing Week) Recorded: Dec 7 2016 43 mins
    Run better Influencer Marketing campaigns when you find out what influencers really think!

    Influencer marketing is based on people and building relationships. We surveyed our network of 25,000+ influencers to get their views on working with brands. Find out how you can build and nurture your relationships with Influencers to get the best results from your campaigns.


    Key Learnings:

    ●How creators view sponsored content
    ●How creators are currently working and hope to work with brands in the future
    ●Gaps in expectations between marketers and influencers
    ●Challenges in influencer marketing and how we can address them to build better campaigns


    Register now for the chance to learn how to build better Influencer relationships to get the most out of your campaigns.
  • VR The Future of the Creative World VR The Future of the Creative World Ryan A Bell, Head of Studio, VRScout & Rob Crasco: VR Influencer/Entrepreneur Recorded: Nov 30 2016 49 mins
    Will Virtual Reality connect us to the world or separate us?

    Join world creator Rob Crasco and speaker Ryan A Bell for a special live discussion on immersive media, tipping points and the future of creating. In this session you’ll learn how to get started in VR, the mentality of the future creator, building worlds and, of course, what will happen in the future.
  • Getting to the heart of what makes communities tick Getting to the heart of what makes communities tick Mark Hallums (Toluna), Cara Edwards (Toluna), Rachel Gee (Marketing Week) Recorded: Nov 30 2016 53 mins
    Join Marketing Week and Toluna for a webinar dedicated to exploring and maximizing the value of branded communities, along with the latest, most innovative applications for community approaches.
    We’ll dive into the customer experience and learn about what keeps community members engaged, and will hear case studies from leading brands within the education, media, and entertainment sectors.

    Topics we'll cover:
    - Branded Communities Through the Eyes of Community Members
    - Digital Tracking Adds Depth to Communities (Learn More about the What Behind the Why)
    - How Top Brands are Using Communities and Achieving Success
  • Location-based Virtual Reality: Opportunities for Experiential Storyliving Location-based Virtual Reality: Opportunities for Experiential Storyliving Maren Demant, Immersive Experience Designer Recorded: Nov 30 2016 27 mins
    The webinar will tackle the possibilities for brand communication with location-based Virtual Reality experiences. VR lets the consumer not just step inside the brands world but also feel, smell and touch. The presentation gives insights on VR theory with a focus on marketing and
    an overview on currents state of the technology.
  • Social Platforms for Virtual Reality Social Platforms for Virtual Reality Alice Bonasio, Technology Author and Journalist Recorded: Nov 29 2016 39 mins
    There is an arms race going on in the Virtual Reality world, and the stakes couldn’t be higher.

    In the upcoming VR boom, the platform that enables user-generated virtual experiences that are both social and shareable will become the next Facebook. And although we shouldn’t count Facebook itself out of this picture, right now it’s anybody’s game to win.

    In this talk I’ll look at four of the major players working to bring social VR to the masses, what they are going to offer, and how they hope to monetize. What gives them the edge, and why should we all care?
  • Amplifying The Social Experience At Every Touchpoint Amplifying The Social Experience At Every Touchpoint Mindi Chahal (Marketing Week), David Chalmers (Senior Director of Marketing at Cvent) Recorded: Nov 24 2016 57 mins
    In a recent survey, 75% of respondents had no social strategy in place or a fuzzy one at best.* Don’t be like most people; tune into this live Marketing Week webinar, in association with Cvent. An effective social media strategy should take attendees on a seamless journey, from pre-event through to post-event. This interactive discussion will approach each part of the event cycle – before, during and after. Tune in to discover how to effectively integrate social at every touchpoint, amplify the live event content on all platforms, and engage all of your attendees.
    * Aberdeen Benchmark Report, Inc
  • The 2016 State of Marketing Attribution in the UK, France, and Germany The 2016 State of Marketing Attribution in the UK, France, and Germany Gavin Flood (Marketing Director, AdRoll EMEA) and Jim Clark (Research Director, Econsultancy) Recorded: Nov 22 2016 53 mins
    Attribution is often described as trying to find a single source of truth for the relative impact of every channel on the customer path to conversion.

    However, the proliferation of the marketing stack, advertising channels, and user devices has made that search ever more challenging, as have the various schools of thought around the best attribution strategies.

    Thus, AdRoll has partnered with Econsultancy to evaluate the state of marketing attribution in the UK, France and Germany. Join Gavin Flood, AdRoll EMEA marketing director, and Jim Clark, Econsultancy research director on November 22nd for a live webinar to make sense of attribution in 2016.

    In this webinar you will learn how to tackle numerous attribution challenges:

    - Learn why most organisations don’t carry out attribution across the majority of their campaigns and how to remedy this.
    - Benchmark your organisation against your peers and find out which methods and technologies they are using.
    - Discover the skills and training needed for successful attribution.
    - Ask any and all your questions live.
  • Can Social Media Power the Business Beyond Marketing? (Guest: Forrester) Can Social Media Power the Business Beyond Marketing? (Guest: Forrester) Melissa Parrish, Vice President Research Director, Forrester, Katy Keim, Chief Marketing Officer, Lithium Mar 29 2017 9:00 am UTC 45 mins
    Forrester forecasts that marketers will spend $15.5 billion on social marketing in 2016 in the US alone. And yet, nearly half of CMOs can’t articulate the value they are gaining from social media.

    You have the power to change this for your organisation. Shift from thinking of social media as a channel, to viewing it as a unique vehicle for your marketing and broader business strategies, and you can drive significant, measurable business impact.

    In this webcast, guest Forrester Analyst Melissa Parrish and Lithium CMO Katy Keim dive into the recent Forrester report: You Don’t Need A “Social Marketing” Strategy, and reveal how you can:

    • Impact the entire customer lifecycle via social media
    • Use social insights to empower not only marketing, but customer service, sales, product and human resources
    • Humanise your brand by better meeting customer expectations for authenticity, empathy and connection

    Register for this webcast to learn more.
  • ASO or GTFO: App store optimization FTW ASO or GTFO: App store optimization FTW Stewart Rogers, Director of Marketing Technology, VentureBeat Mar 29 2017 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    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

    Speakers:
    * Stewart Rogers, Director of Marketing Technology, VentureBeat
    * Peggy Anne Salz, Chief Analyst, MobileGroove
    * Wendy Schuchart, Moderator, VentureBeat

    Don't miss out, register today!
  • Know Thy Guidelines:  FTC Compliance for Influencer Marketing (encore) Know Thy Guidelines: FTC Compliance for Influencer Marketing (encore) Amanda Schreyer - Attorney at Law of Sullivan & Worcester and Fran Cruz, VP Product TapInfluence Mar 29 2017 7:30 pm UTC 60 mins
    Influencer Marketing has grown to become mainstream for many brands. As Influencer Marketing continues to grow so do the opportunities for serious snafus.

    Do you know if you're compliant? Whether you're a marketer or an influencer make sure you join this webinar so you're equipped to navigate potentially serious expensive mistakes.

    - FTC and general compliance best practices
    - Examples of newsworthy case studies of compliance and non-compliance
    - Learn how to simplify the IM process

    Join Fran Cruz - VP Product Strategy of TapInfluence and Amanda Schreyer - Attorney at Law of Sullivan & Worcester on March 29 to keep up to date and learn how to protect you and your brand.
  • Cashing in on influencer marketing Cashing in on influencer marketing VentureBeat Mar 30 2017 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Are humans the lucrative new distribution channel? With brands reporting that influencer marketing can show a $9.60 return on investment for every $1 invested, it looks like we've officially broken through the just-a-buzzword stage. And in a world where every fourth consumer's got an ad blocker in place, the potential of influencer marketing just keeps getting juicier.

    Influencers have already done the heavy lifting—they've built a following that trusts their word, and an effective distribution network for their work. But they've got to want to be your brand evangelist—and it takes more than cold hard cash. How do you develop a relationship and leverage it for the most authentic, effective engagement? Join this VB Live event where we'll dive into the who, what and why for the biggest ROI.

    In this webinar, you'll:
    * Learn the different types of influencer marketing and understand which is right for you
    * Discover the right influencers for the best results in your specific industry
    * Get tips from a super influencer on what works for them and what turns them off
    * Avoid the mistakes of bad influencer marketing strategies

    Speakers:
    * Virginia Sallas Castilio, BBC
    * Bill Arzt, COO and co-founder, FitReserve
    * Stewart Rogers, Director of Marketing Technology, VentureBeat
    * Wendy Schuchart, Moderator, VentureBeat
  • Getting Intelligence from Dumb Data Getting Intelligence from Dumb Data Steve Masters, Services Director, Vertical Leap Apr 4 2017 10:00 am UTC 45 mins
    As marketing people, we gather a wealth of data on anything from traffic, enquiries and purchases to population, weather and market trends. This poses two key challenges.

    1. No matter how much data you gather, it is dumb data. Just knowing numbers in isolation does not provide an answer to the question, “Why?”
    2. No marketing human can analyse so much data to such a degree that all possible opportunities and threats can be identified.

    In this webinar, aimed at marketing managers who are looking to widen their knowledge of marketing intelligence, I will cover the following areas.

    - Finding truth in analytics data. Things to consider that can skew your assumption. For example, one graph may suggest an incorrect insight because there’s something else you aren’t looking at.
    - Examples of how to use linear regression on existing data to forecast future behaviour.
    - Ideas for using algorithms to look for correlations between multiple pieces of data from multiple sources.
    - Examples of how some companies are using artificial intelligence and machine learning to create deep learning capability – marketing intelligence at scale.
  • 10 Things You Must Know About Influencer Marketing (But Never Asked) 10 Things You Must Know About Influencer Marketing (But Never Asked) Joseph Cole - VP of Marketing, Bee Stuhlmiller - Head of Sales, TapInfluence Apr 12 2017 7:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    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.
  • VR meets marketing: Get ready for this new reality VR meets marketing: Get ready for this new reality Stewart Rogers, Director of Marketing Technology, VentureBeat Apr 19 2017 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Wildly successful VR campaigns from industry giants like Lexus, Marriott Hotels, McDonald's, Carnival Cruises, Best Western, UNICEF, and Red Bull have shown that VR has become a powerful marketing tool. It’s taking advantage of innovative product placement, create interactive trailers, engage with branded mini-games, create intense emotional experiences, and more.

    Mobile VR from the likes of Sony, Facebook, and HTC already has an audience in the millions — 67% of smartphone users have tried, or want to try, VR experiences. And as hardware prices come down and haptic feedback devices become common, that number will continue to blow up.

    VR isn't just a disrupter—it's an earthquake reshaping the marketing landscape. Join today's VR innovators in this VB Live event and learn how to take emotion-driven marketing to the next level.

    In this webinar you'll:

    · Discover why VR marketing will be important in 2017

    · Find out what will work in VR marketing, and what won't

    · Understand the VR marketing landscape

    · Learn how to get started, and how you can leverage the opportunity

    Speakers:

    * Stewart Rogers, Director of Marketing Technology, VentureBeat
    * Dean Johnson, Head of Innovation; Brandwidth
    * Cathy Hackl, Chief Communications Officer, Future Lighthouse
    * Wendy Schuchart, Moderator, VentureBeat
  • Unbeatable best practices in global subscriptions Unbeatable best practices in global subscriptions Stewart Rogers, Director of Technology, VentureBeat Apr 20 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    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

    Speakers:

    * Stewart Rogers, director of marketing technology, VentureBeat
    * Derek Blatter, senior manager, electronic payments and fraud prevention, Ancestry.com
    * Kevin Hennessy, Business development director, North AmericaWorldpay
    * Wendy Schuchart, Moderator, VentureBeat

    Sponsored by Worldpay
  • Going Beyond His/tory: The Female Storytellers Shaping Immersive Tech Going Beyond His/tory: The Female Storytellers Shaping Immersive Tech Luciana Carvalho, VR Evangelist Apr 25 2017 12:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    - Going Beyond His/tory: The Female Storytellers Shaping Immersive Tech -

    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, and regularly speaks about her journey and current work at secondary schools, conferences & companies, highlights include VRAR World, WOW Talks, Geek Girls UK and CFG Annual Conferences, WATC Women in Tech, Hult MBA Alumni, Bloomberg Breakfast Brief and Fintech Security Summit. She has also hosted and continues to host webinars on neuroVR and women in tech with BrightTALK and BeMyApp. Luciana has lived in Brazil, Portugal, England and the US and has a MA & BA Law degree from Cambridge, Leadership and Systems Thinking certificates from Harvard Extension School, and an MA (Distinction) in International Business from Hult Business School. She has recently launched a solo venture SE3 Solutions -- currently in stealth mode -- seeking to accelerate new and emerging tech’s voice in the e-health/digital education space.
  • Augmented Reality Without the Glasses Augmented Reality Without the Glasses George Propsecu, CEO, Lampix Apr 25 2017 6:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    Much of AR is centered around the interface and the glasses, from Pokemon Go to Google Glass, but the future of Augmented reality in your daily life may be without any visual device at all. Changing desks into computers, reading documents as they land in your inbox and transforming walls into new worlds of information and efficiency - the future of AR has a lot to offer.

    So join George Popescu, CEO of Lampix, as he discusses the future of Augmented Reality without glasses - what the realities are, the challenges, where this industry goes from here and when it will be entering the workforce.
  • Engaging Content Creation That Drives User Engagement Engaging Content Creation That Drives User Engagement George Egbuonu, Founder of VR eCards Apr 25 2017 6:00 pm UTC 30 mins
    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.
  • Using 3D, Virtual Reality and Social Virtual Worlds for Data Visualisation Using 3D, Virtual Reality and Social Virtual Worlds for Data Visualisation David Burden - CEO, Daden Limited, An Immersive Learning and Visualisation Company Apr 26 2017 12:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    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.
  • [Live Panel] Augmented Reality in Business: Potential and Challenges [Live Panel] Augmented Reality in Business: Potential and Challenges Josh Downs, BrightTALK (moderator); Alice Bonasio, Tech Consultant; Max Dawes, Zappar & Mickael Jordan, Augment Apr 26 2017 1:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Augmented Reality in Business: Assessing the Potential

    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
  • VR/AR For Enterprise: Building a Practical Roadmap for Success VR/AR For Enterprise: Building a Practical Roadmap for Success Amy Peck, Founder, endeavorVR Apr 26 2017 3:30 pm UTC 30 mins
    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
  • Design as Strategy: Thoughts on User Experience and Virtual Reality Design as Strategy: Thoughts on User Experience and Virtual Reality David Mullett, VR Thought Leader Apr 27 2017 2:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    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.
  • The secrets of excellent B2B CX The secrets of excellent B2B CX Joel Harrison, Editor-in-chief, B2B Marketing May 3 2017 2:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    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
  • Push notifications that work: 6 tips for building a devoted user base Push notifications that work: 6 tips for building a devoted user base Stewart Rogers, Director of Marketing Technology, VentureBeat May 4 2017 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    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.

    You'll:
    * 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


    Speakers:
    * Stewart Rogers, Director of Marketing Technology for VentureBeat
    • Wendy Schuchart, Moderator, VentureBeat

    More speakers to be announced soon!