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Annual 110% Networking with Newport Interactive Marketing

Join #NIMRI for its 10th annual networking night!

SIREN Women’s Cooperative & Newport County Chamber Connections will be joining #NIMRI for this 100% networking event on July 26.

Every year #NIMRI gathers together networking leaders from across New England to connect, collaborate, and enjoy a fun evening together!

SIREN is comprised of professional women who organize events, seminars, and networking opportunities in order to enhance their personal and professional lives and support local women. They look for business opportunities, creative projects, and service work that will bring meaning and fulfillment to their lives. They also strive to support and enrich the lives of women outside of the SIREN circle.

The Newport County Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit organization with over 1,100 member companies, and more than 50,000 workers throughout the Newport County and surrounding Rhode Island areas. It is known as one of the largest business advocacy organizations designed to enhance the business, civic and economic vitality of Newport County and greater Rhode Island.

Meeting new people is key to any business, whether it be a start-up or the oldest nonprofit in the area. At a #NIMRI networking event you may find that one person who can build a partnership with your brand, offer essential marketing intel, or connect you to the biggest name in your field.

Enjoy sunsets and drinks over Newport Harbor from atop of the Hotel Viking, while catching up with friends and partners. Feel free to bring friends who may want to know more about Newport Interactive Marketing and collaborating networking groups – the more the merrier! Spots fill up quickly, so be sure to register.

 

Newport Interactive Marketing 

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Battling Back Digital Distraction: Gain Growth With a Time Management Expert

 

Are you tired of looking at the clock every day at 5:00, or 6:00, or even 11:00 pm, wondering, “what on earth did I accomplish today?” Got a bunch of projects that have lingered, unfinished, for months, or even years? Does your to-do list never get done?

 

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Whether you struggle with procrastination or just too much to do in too little time, sometimes your day can slip away with nothing to show for it. In this presentation, you will discover a productivity consultant’s five favorite time management tips to boost your productivity and get that to-do list DONE.

 

At this FREE #NIMRI talk you learn:

  • How to figure out your most productive time & use it wisely
  • Ways to set deadlines for yourself and stick to them
  • Tips to avoid procrastination
  • The best project management tools
  • How to prioritize your tasks

Don’t let time be what’s stopping you from completing all the work you want to accomplish. While some people may be natural productivity-masters, join us to hear 5 tips that can help you reach your highest productivity potential! Join #NIMRI for Battling Back Digital Distraction: Gain Growth With a Time Management Expert on Thursday, May 30, 6-8 P.M. at Parlor Bar & Kitchen.

Meet Lisa Griffith

Lisa S. Griffith, Speaker and Certified Professional Organizer® and Productivity consultant, began her career as a teacher and director of musical performing groups and administrator of performing arts in schools, churches, and community organizations. In 2008, she decided to put over thirty years of organizational and teaching skills to work and established The Organized Way. Her specialties are business and home office organizing and time management coaching. Also, She offers one-on-one coaching, both virtually and on-site, workshops on both home and office organizing topics, and seminars for group settings. Speaking to groups of all sizes and persuasions about the strategies and benefits of organization and productivity is a particular joy for Lisa, and she is an experienced and motivating presenter. In addition to her certification as a Professional Organizer, she also holds a certificate in Time Management and Productivity from the Institute for Challenging Disorganization.

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Future-Proofing Your Digital Marketing: SEO, Content & Social

Rather than chasing algorithms, why not invest in future-proofing your digital marketing efforts?

What can you do now that will pay off in the future: to keep Google happy, customers & prospects engaged & stay ahead of competitors?

Wondering what’s coming next in digital marketing? Seeking to lay the groundwork ahead of your competitors? What small efforts can I make now that will reap greater impact for my brand in 6 months? a year? 5 years?

At this #NIMRI webinar you learn:

  • How machine learning will change search forever (or not)
  • Getting found on Google now & in the future
  • How to recognize and avoid crackpot SEO ideas
  • Creating longtime value content for your site in 2019 & beyond
  • Leverage visual search as a current opportunity for long-term results

 

Want to go even deeper?

NIM is offering discount codes for the Next10x daylong conference in Boston. Use discount code NIMRI19 to receive the discounted rate of $450!

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Leave your competitors in the dust & adapt your digital marketing efforts to reflect the newest trends with SEO, content, and social. Join #NIMRI for Future-Proofing Your Digital Marketing: SEO, Content & Social on Wednesday, April 17, 12-2 P.M. via Zoom.

 

 

Meet Eric Enge

Eric Enge is General Manager of Perficient Digital, a full-service, award-winning digital agency. Previously, Eric was the founder and CEO of Stone Temple, also an award-winning digital marketing agency, which was acquired by Perficient in July 2018. He is a prolific writer, researcher, teacher, and a sought-after keynote speaker and panelist at major industry conferences.

 

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First Impression to Lasting Relationships: Connecting Meaningfully with Your Customers/Clients

Like love and cooking, marketing is all about timing — understanding what your web visitors, social media connections, and anyone interacting with you want when he/she wants is the key to connecting and converting. By understanding the Customer/client Lifecycle, you’ll be equipped to better connect, convert & delight with meaningful content and messaging, creating an optimal user experience — aka — “they get me.”

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Did you know that it can cost anywhere between five to 25 times more to acquire a new customer than to retain an existing customer, according to the Harvard Business Review? Learn how to attract, convert, and keep your customers and prospects at each step of your customer’s journey with insights from brand strategist, Jessica Prokup.

 

At this NIM FREE talk, you’ll learn:

  • A system to ensure that you support different types of buyers based on where they are at
  • How to tune into your customer’s/client’s needs to deliver the right message at the right time
  • Effective content and marketing strategies for each stage of the life cycle
  • Easy-to-use tools for planning and organizing your marketing activities
  • Practical ways to measure success and optimize your efforts

 

Learn the best tactics to keep your customers coming back for more by better understanding your audience & aligning it with your business’s goals. Join #NIMRI for First Impression to Lasting Relationships: Connecting Meaningfully with Your Customers/Clients on Thursday, February 28, 6-8 P.M. at Parlor Bar & Kitchen in Newport, RI.

 

Meet Jessica Prokup

Jessica Prokup is the Marketing Director for Twisted Throttle, a motorcycle-outfitting company specializing in complete, vehicle-specific solutions for long-distance travel and daily commuting. Jessica oversees B2C and B2B marketing and communications efforts for the company’s direct e-commerce business and wholesale division, supporting 14 distributed brands. Her team’s activities span a range of digital marketing channels, media outreach, and advertising, strategic partnerships and sponsorships, and trade shows and consumer events.

A former specialty retail shop owner, communications director, and magazine editor, Jessica has more than 15 years of experience crafting brand identities, building customer relationships, developing strategic initiatives and partnerships, and leading collaborative teams.

 

 

 

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Helena Harris, Podcasting expert

Podcast like a PRO: Get going, get listeners & grow your brand!

Podcasting has become a mainstream and highly engaging way to reach audiences, on myriad topics — both personal and professional. With at least 73 million people listening to podcasts each month, this medium has become a powerful way to share information and reach audiences in a more personal way.

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At this free talk, you’ll learn:

  • Whether or not you should have a podcast & how you can get on others’ as a guest
  • How to get started with your own podcast: from tech to tone of voice
  • How to create a quality show that keeps listeners coming back and that attracts sponsors.

Skip being overwhelmed with the technology, vendor selection, branding, or lack of growth by hearing valuable insights from podcast expert, Helena Harris as she dives into the world of podcasting. Join #NIMRI for our first event of the year, Podcast like a PRO: Get going, get listeners & grow your brand! on Thursday, January 31, 6-8 P.M.. at Parlor Bar & Kitchen in Newport, RI.

Don’t miss this FREE opportunity to hear how you can grow your brand with podcasting!

 

Meet Helena Harris

Helena Harris, Podcasting expert

Helena has been in marketing for over 25 years. As a native New Yorker who relocated to New England after college, she had high hopes of saving the world as an Environmental Public Policy Advocate. She quickly learned, however, that changing the world first requires getting people to listen. It wasn’t long before a new career in marketing & communications began; first in software and finance, then in the equestrian industry. Sparkle and Boom began in 2003 as a design and development firm building e-commerce websites. The company evolved over time, and now specializes in podcast production. Helena has been hosting and producing podcasts for 10 years. She co-founded the behomoth Horse Radio Network (with over 7 million unique listeners), and then started her own network which currently produces 4 shows: That Newport Show, Around the Buoy, Discovering Happiness, and Stall and Stable.

 

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Ted-Ives

Online Ads Showdown: Facebook vs Google vs Social vs Your $$

Did you know that businesses make an average of $2 in revenue for every $1 they spend on digital advertising platforms such as Google Ads? The marketing industry is constantly expanding, and that includes the importance of digital ads. With key strategies and tips from PPC, Facebook, LinkedIn ads experts, you’ll be able to boost your ROI and stop falling into naive traps. Join #NIMRI to hear from our panel of ad experts during the Online Ads Showdown: Facebook vs Google vs Social vs Your $$ on Thursday, November 1st from 6-8 P.M.

Remember, our discussion will be driven by attendees & YOUR questions will guide this discussion.

Your questions will help guide the insights shared by this expert panel and may also include:

Possible topics include:

  • Paid vs unpaid ad content — What’s the best combination for limited budgets?

  • Challenges of various channels

  • What audience is best to target & how to target them

  • PPC advertising

  • What content is most relevant to consumers

  • Facebook vs Instagram vs Adwords vs LinkedIn ads vs other opportunities

  • What you’ll need in place to maximize your ROI and see what’s working and what’s not

 

Don’t miss this FREE opportunity to hear how you can take control over your advertising & better understand how to boost your content views!

Meet the Panelists

Ted Ives

Ted is the CEO & founder of SEMCopilot. He is an experienced online marketer with big-picture vision, exceptional analysis and planning skills. Also, he has a track record of delivering revenue and profit growth in highly competitive environments through high-impact strategies.Ted-Ives

SEMCopilot ensures PPC account managers succeed by making problems and opportunities obvious.

  • Reduce Wasted Spend
  • Protect Your Brand
  • Control Your Spend

Ted is a veteran speaker at the top search marketing conferences and no stranger to the NIM stage.

Sabrina Pelletier

Sabrina Pelletier is a freelance marketer and social media guru who works with a variety of small marketing agencies to assist their clients. Her passions and expertise include crafting, executing and analyzing social media ads to best help clients reach their business goals. Her experience working with small to large-sized companies in a variety of sectors including B2B and B2C with budgets ranging from $100 to $100K+ a month have given her the insight in what mix of platforms and ads can help clients achieve success.

Ryan Belmore

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Ryan Belmore is the Owner, Editor, and Publisher of What’sUpNewp and What’sUpRhodeIsland, two local independent online news publications. What’sUpNewp, which was founded in March 2012, recently won an investigate grant to study, report on, and investigate Affordable Housing in Rhode Island and was named best “local news blog” in the state of Rhode Island by Rhode Island Monthly Readers. Ryan is a member of Investigative Editors and Reporters and LION Publishers. Ryan also hosts What’sUpNewp Radio Edition on AM 1540 WADK Newport every weekday afternoon.

 

Kyle Reeves

Creative, analytical marketer with 15 years of experience across a wide range of online and offline marketing & advertising activities, with the past 12 being primarily focused on digital and search engine marketing (SEM). He practices an integrated marketing approach across all mediums, both online and off, specializing in leveraging paid search (PPC), AdWords & Bing, as well as organic search (SEO) to drive leads/sales. Visit his site here!

Kyle is another great NIM resource, but too busy to do an entire presentation, although he’s fielded many requests from attendees.

 

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Newport Interactive Marketing

Web marketing specialists welcome traditional marketers, small businesses, and beyond for quality education and great networking … right here in Newport!

Newport Interactive Marketing is

sponsored by Angles & Insights & Designated Editor

Field-Tested Tips & Tricks to Create Content and Amp Your SEO

Tired of hearing the same common SEO advice on how to increase your website traffic? Join #NIMRI for a night of networking and hear from SEO expert Dan Shure as he transforms the complex topic of SEO into fresh tips & tricks that are easy to implement and deliver successful results!

Adapt practical SEO techniques to help you succeed, such as:

  • Using free browser plugins like Keywords Everywhere and Moz to do analysis on SERPs for ranking opportunities.
  • “Stealing” content ideas from your competitors
  • How to actually provide useful navigation and “supplementary” content.
  • A “field tested” system that actually gets results – and has nothing to do with “stuffing” keywords into your headers or tweaking meta tags.
  • Actual LIVE demos of tools like; SEMrush, KeywordKeg, Search Console and live SERP analysis — showing practical real-world applications of tools (not just theoretical).

Get the answers to all your SEO questions and learn the feasible strategies that can help improve your results. Whether you’re launching a new site, or looking to enhance an existing one, don’t miss out on this FREE talk.

Meet Dan Shure

Dan Shure is co-owner of Evolving SEO with his wife Sarah and is the host of “Experts On The Wire” – an SEO Podcast. He has helped companies like WGBH, Ring Video Doorbell, Healthy Hearing and more solve challenging SEO problems since 2007.

Dan is a MOZ Associate and was recently given a prominent mention in Rand Fishkin’s new book “Lost and Founder” advice he gave for Moz’s popular Keyword Explorer tool).

As a Podcast host, Dan has interviewed more than 90 marketing experts including Brian Dean (Backlinko) John Mueller (Google), and Pamela Wilson (CopyBlogger). Dan has presented at notable groups and conferences such as SMX East, Affiliate Summit, Mozcation Portsmouth, Carnegie Conference, SEMNE, and Content Jam.

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Newport Interactive Marketing

Web marketing specialists welcome traditional marketers, small businesses, and beyond for quality education and great networking … right here in Newport!

Newport Interactive Marketing is
sponsored by Angles & Insights & Designated Editor

Monetize You: Multimedia Travel Pros’ & Influencers’ Insights

Interested in joining the thriving movement of influencers and travel blogging but don’t know where to start? Join #NIMRI for a night of networking and hear from top travel content creators & influencers as they answer questions such as:

  • How do you gain followers?
  • What are the best platforms for travel bloggers and/or influencers in other sectors?
  • How hard is it to break into the business at this point?

Adapt their insights to help you succeed:

  • What it really takes to make money in this business
  • Gaining sponsorships & free stuff
  • Taking advantage of multiple revenue streams

Whether you’re an aspiring influencer or looking to gain sponsorships to support your enthusiastic hobby, don’t miss out on this FREE talk. The easiest way to kickstart a new adventure is to hear from the pros first.

 

Meet the Panelists

Tamara Gruber of We3Travel

We3Travel is designed to inspire families to explore the world by providing tips, reviews, destination information, and sample itineraries that make family vacation planning easier.

Since 2013, this family of three has been showing parents how, with a little planning and preparation, they can take kids anywhere — and have fun! From the cathedrals of Europe to the rainforests of Costa Rica to the battlefields of Gettysburg, we are raising a global citizen, one trip at a time. We3Travel was named one of the Top 20 Family Travel Blogs in 2015 by Holiday Lettings (a TripAdvisor Company).

Priscilla Pilon of Weekend in Paris

Though she travels the world, Priscilla is an admitted Paris addict. She began her career as a food and travel writer. She based her content off of her own personal trips and time spent living and working abroad. Her 20+ year passion for Paris led to the creation of the hugely successful site, TheWeekendInParis.com. Additionally, Priscilla is the Senior Travel Editor of LuxeGetaways and Contributor for Upscale Living Magazine.

Priscilla’s priority is her reader.  Often times, She states her truthful opinions and looks for the unique and unusual to recommend to them. She cherishes the many comments and letters she receives from peers and readers on how grateful they were for recommendations, advice and travel tips.

Remember, Spots fill up quickly, so be sure to register at bit.ly/NIMevents. Paid parking available in Mary Street lot across from the venue or street parking. Please note Queen Anne’s Loft is above the Thames Street Starbucks, enter from side street and up the stairs.  

 

Newport Interactive Marketing

Web marketing specialists welcome traditional marketers, small businesses, and beyond for quality education and great networking … right here in Newport!

Newport Interactive Marketers is

sponsored by Angles & Insights & Designated Editor

OpenMicNight2018

Newport Interactive Marketing’s Open Mic Tips Night

Are you looking to get free tips that will help your business thrive? Join #NIMRI and share your expertise with potential employers/clients and network with other professionals from across Southern New England. This insightful event will be full of networking, learning and sharing with other professionals from the community. Topics will include SEO, social media, and digital marketing.

If you’re looking to get to know marketers, graphic designers, SEO gurus, PR pros, project managers, developers, creatives — or just to pick up a few tips,  join us!

Experience the collective wisdom the NIM community has to offer & share your own expertise as well!

What’s involved?

1 quick 2-minute tip that would help other businesses/nonprofits. Whether it’s SEO, design, Facebook, time-savings. No PowerPoint nor anything fancy. Just an opportunity to showcase your brand and your expertise.

Feel free to invite … friends, colleagues, clients, and bosses who can benefit, too. There will be great food and drinks for purchase, and plenty of networking for free! Even if you’re not doing the marketing yourself, help optimize your team with insights from NIM.

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