If your company isn't using on PR as part of its marketing mix, it's missing out on huge opportunities for boosting brand awareness and interest in your product or service. Leveraging your local media is often the easiest place to get started. Building relationships with media contacts in advance of launching your business/product is key. During this webinar, you'll learn the latest in online PR best practices. Instructor Erin Fessler, Vice President of Marketing & Community and Government Relations at The Erie Community Foundation, will cover a range of topics, including social media integration, goal setting, storytelling and more.
If your company could increase its sales conversion rate at a higher dollar amount and shorter sales cycle, would you do it? These are several of the consistent benefits B2B companies are witnessing after shifting to Account-Based Marketing or ABM. What is ABM? Simply put, ABM is a strategy that directs a company’s marketing resources towards engaging with a specific set of targeted accounts. Instead of casting a wide net associated with lead-generation efforts, companies can sync their sales and marketing efforts to identify key prospects and then tailor customized marketing programs and messaging that speak directly to the needs of those target accounts.
If you’re already engaged with a content marketing strategy or are planning one, you better know how to measure success. As with most digital strategies, the data is there, but data alone isn’t enough…you must know what’s important, how to analyze it, and understand whether you’re achieving a positive ROI. Josh is going to show you how!
There’s a lot to consider when you plan a capital raise, not the least of being in legal compliance. This session will be an overview of the things you need to think about and plan with your attorney. You will learn: the different types of debt and equity instruments available for raising capital; state and federal securities laws and compliance; the capital raising process; and common capital raising mistakes.
Maybe you’ve heard the term, convertible note. Ben Franklin Technology Partners often uses this vehicle for its investments in companies. However, there’s a lot more to it than just being a loan. Dave Lishego of Riverfront Ventures and Innovation Works will lead us through key terms and considerations of convertible notes, their pros and cons and provide examples to illustrate these concepts.
Whether you’re developing your business plan or are running your business now, this hands-on workshop will help you develop the strong positioning strategies critical to businesses competing in crowded markets. Analyze your business competition and target customer base to identify competitive advantage and determine how best to deliver value to your customers in a differentiated way. Discover positioning strategies, create a positioning map, and articulate your positioning statement.
Join Startup Alleghenies for a two-hour introduction to social media marketing for startups and small businesses.
Affiliate Marketing Management is a continuous process. The most common advertiser mistakes is adopting an autopilot approach to affiliate marketing. Affiliate marketing centers on managing relationships. In this Part Two session, Chris provides sound advice based on his years of experience managing affiliates from attracting, negotiating, fraud management to monitoring and measuring for success.
Join Us for Part 2 of a 2 Part Series on Affiliate Marketing Advertising
Affiliate Marketing Advertising is a type of performance-based marketing in which a business rewards one or more affiliates for each visitor or customer brought by the affiliate's own marketing efforts. ~Wikipedia
Join Us for Part 1 of a 2 Part Series on Affiliate Marketing Advertising
Entrepreneurs focus on launching new products, but they also need to think about markets. Who will buy your product? What problem does your product solve? In this 1-hour session, you will learn the elements of building a marketing plan for your new business.
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