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Annual 110% Networking with Newport Interactive Marketing

Join #NIMRI for its 10th annual networking night!

Newport County Chamber Connections, Discover Newport, and other business leaders will be joining #NIMRI for this 110% networking event on Thursday, July 25.

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

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.

Discover Newport promotes travel and exploration of the city of Newport and Newport County through PR campaigns, targeted advertising, trade shows, and more. Whether it’s business or pleasure, they know exactly what you need to make the most of your stay on the beautiful Classic Coast.

AMP-RI, the Association of Marketing Professionals of Rhode Island, holds monthly meetings with expert speakers of marketing, media, PR and more. Their mission is to work together and learn together, bringing together some of the best speakers and professionals of Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts.

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.

Providence Geeks brings together Rhode Island’s digital innovators with community events. They host events centered around new devices and start-ups, digital art, web services, business models, and much, much more! They provide opportunities for information and technology thinkers to become leaders through collaboration and connection. 

 

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 

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

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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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John Picozzi shares his best tips and tricks on free web services that you can use to help grow your brand.

20 Tips for Success: Web dev’s top picks & recs & free tools

With technology advancements moving at lightning speed, it’s important to stay up on the latest and greatest web tools that will set your business up for success. Not only a multi-presenter at NIM and national conference presenter, John Picozzi has lead web projects for household brand names. Also a JWU adjunct professor & podcaster, John will be sharing his pro tips for not only managing your website but also managing your business.

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Come with your questions and learn some helpful free services to make your tech and web life easier. In this NIM talk, you’ll learn 20 innovative tips like:

  • Which new and exciting tools and services available to you that can help your business run better.
  • How to get the most out of web services or tools.
  • Why certain tools are better than others depending on your business.

Whether you’re a small business owner or a sole entrepreneur, you won’t want to miss this FREE talk that will provide you with information you need to use web tools to your advantage. And bring your questions!

Meet John Picozzi

As a Senior Drupal Architect at Oomph, John Picozzi’s claim to fame is being the resident Drupal enthusiast. It’s important to him to be part of the Drupal community, and at-large, in every way he can. Sharing knowledge, staying curious, and trying new things is definitely the name of the game.

Additionally, John is an Acquia-certified Site Builder, Drupal podcaster, and an adjunct professor at Johnson & Wales in Providence, RI. His Drupal work includes projects for CVS Caremark, Leica Geosystems, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and Marriott International. One of his favorite activities is sharing what he has learned.

After receiving his degree in web development and internet commerce from Johnson & Wales University, he was invited back to mold young minds in the Graphic Design & Digital Media department, which is something he finds really rewarding.

The growing in-house team is a Drupal force to be reckoned with, and John is proud to lead that effort. He is a co-organizer of the Drupal Providence Meetup, which takes place at Oomph, and of New England Drupal Camp. He also co-hosts the bi-weekly Talking Drupalpodcast that you should check out.

 

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Bryan Mason gives tips on how to boost your profits by taking advantage of pricing.

Pricing: Tips & Tricks to Boost Profits & Grow Your Brand

Feeling like you’re not in control of your business growth? However, you can get rid of these doubtful feelings by taking advantage of the aspects you do have control over, like price. Actually, You have way more control than you think. If you think you don’t, you won’t want to miss this crucial NIM talk on pricing for your products and services.

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Pricing is a critical tool in creating a successful business. Therefore, if used properly, a pricing strategy can help to drive customer behavior. In this NIM talk, you’ll learn:

  • The role of pricing in business success
  • What you need to know before setting prices
  • Which different pricing strategies are appropriate for each situation

If you are a small business owner or are involved with setting prices at your company, you won’t want to miss this FREE talk to help make your pricing profitable.

Meet Bryan Mason
Bryan Mason is a Principal of the Apollo Consulting Group. Apollo Consulting, a business consulting organization, works with small and medium-sized companies. It works to improve profitability, get more customers and improve operational efficiency. He brings over thirty years of corporate, consulting and entrepreneurial experience in a variety of industries. Also, he holds two degrees in Economics and is the originator of the Apollo Profit Acceleration Technique™, Apollo’s uniquely effective profit improvement process. It is simply the fasted way to increase profits. Also, he was a Volunteer Mentor for the Rhode Island Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (RI-CIE). In addition, he is an active member of the Institute of Management Consultants USA and the Association of Strategic Planning. Additionally, Bryan writes a blog providing useful advice for small companies.

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Suzi Nance talking with NIM members on the ways that you can balance your personal and professional life.

Perfecting the Balancing Act: Insights on Professional & Personal Organization

Interested in starting up a new business, while still managing your other profession? Looking to gain insights into any and all aspects of organization? For many, the idea of balancing two professions at once can be daunting. However, if done right, it can be achievable and even rewarding.

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Break through this misconceived idea that juggling two professions simultaneously is unattainable. Learn the practical tools and strategies to make starting a new business doable and very rewarding from international speaker, Suzi Nance. At this FREE Newport Interactive Marketers event you’ll:

  • Create a mission statement for both professions
  • Discover cross-pollination
  • Identify scheduling opportunities
  • Implement a new action plan

Whether you’re interested in starting a new business while keeping your current job or just looking to gain insights on balancing any and all aspects of your life: Get inspired at this FREE talk.

Meet Suzi Nance

Suzi Conklin Nance is both a Certified Hypnotherapist and a Certified Hypnosis Instructor with the National Guild of Hypnotists. Also, she is a life coach and motivational/inspirational speaker. Founder of Newport Center for Hypnotherapy, Suzi is also the second-generation President of Capitol Realty Company, a leading real estate firm in Newport RI. Here for over 50 years, her team of 6 have enjoyed the success that comes with a reputation of exceptional client service. Suzi’s broad and rich knowledge and experience allow her the credentials to speak authentically on a variety of topics. These include topics relevant to business, non-profits, student, and personal empowerment. Her passion, humor, energy, and conviction allow her the ability to transform audiences. Suzi empowers attendees with the tools to be agents of change…in their lives, their businesses, and the world!

 

 

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Turn Your Web Traffic Into Foot Traffic: Help Google Help Your Business

Fact for small- to mid-sized business: Up to 30% of visitors to your website find you from Googling aka unpaid or ORGANIC search

Don’t leave your 30% to the competition! Learn from a local expert on how to get local businesses found on Google at this FREE #NIMRI event. Learn:

  1. Your next steps to make your business easier to find on Google, Yelp, Bing, TripAdvisor & more.
  2. How Local Search Engine Optimization (SEO aka getting found online) differs from national or global SEO.
  3. How you can tell if you (or someone you’ve hired) is helping or hurting your business
  4. Which data points matter and add up to real revenue.
  5. Which free online tools can help edge out competitors.

Learn the exact steps you need to be on Google’s Page 1

Meet Mark Collins
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Owner of OnWebLocal.com, Mark Collins, assists clients to define their product or service niche as it relates to serving a specific customer need in the marketplace. Additionally, he develops website, blog, video, and social media content with a convincing call to action. Also, Mark works with web designers and agencies to get client(s) website to generate sufficient traffic. This can be achieved by attaining organic page one Google Local search rank. He has an experienced track record of success for getting increased traffic to small- medium-sized business websites. Hence, what makes him the ideal speaker for this presentation.

Connect with Mark on Twitter!

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Scott Indermaur discusses the best practices for using photography to your advantage in a tech-savvy world.

Get Seen! Videos & Visuals: Pro’s tips at your fingertips

Looking to amp your Instagram? How else can you capture your brand visually? How do you use those images to boost your brand online & beyond?

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Get straightforward answers to these & more from professional photographer and video specialist Scott Indermaur — plus tips & tricks you need be relevant in a world where:

  • People remember 80% of what they see vs. 20% of what they read & 10% of what they hear.
  • Instagram engagement is 10x Facebook. 71% of brands are expected to be on Instagram in 2018.
  • By 2019, video content will comprise 80% of global Internet consumption.

With visuals to show you how you’ll learn

  • How to frame your images and video for mobile consumption
  • Which digital &  social media channels and tools to use to save time
  • Tips & tricks to be motivated and keep your brand relevant
  • Strategies & processes to keep the images flowing

Whether you’re a photographer wanting to sharpen your digital edge or a thrifty entrepreneur with no budget, or simply looking to expand your personal skillset: Don’t miss this FREE talk.

Stay relevant in this ever-visual world we aim to succeed in with NIM.

To kickoff 2018 and heading into NIM’s 10th year, we welcome back professional photographer and video specialist Scott Indermaur for his 3x time speaking at NIM.

Meet Scott Indermaur

With 20+ years of photography and video experience, Scott Indermaur has built his career sharing stories through visuals. His gift lies in discovering the familiar in the exotic and the remarkable in the ordinary. Also, he is the backbone and member of the Indermaur Media team, serving clients like BCBS of Rhode Island, Black & Decker, Ryder, Land Rover and IBM,  plus titans of the financial industry. Returning to his photojournalism roots from his early days, Scott remains very involved in creating multimedia stories.

Fly over the common bumps in the photography business, whether you’re an events/wedding specialist, commercial, corporate, or a veteran photographer. Stop struggling and enjoy your business and your craft with time-tested and proven wisdom from a 25-year photography veteran who’s living the life he loves. It’s free to call. https://www.visualcreativecoach.com/20-min-intro-form

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Newport Interactive Marketing

Trade Tips & Network at Newport Interactive Marketer’s Open Mic Night!

Network, Learning, Sharing & More at #NIMRI’s Open Mic Tip Night!

After the incredible success of NIM’s Open Mic Tip Nights in the past, we are very excited to once again host an insightful evening of networking, learning & sharing. We’ll be covering topics such as the latest in SEO, social media, project management & more. Join us & experience the collective wisdom the #NIMRI community has to offer, share your own bit of expertise & network with other RI professionals!

What’s involved?

Just 1 quick 2-minute tip that would help other businesses/nonprofits, whether it’s SEO, design, Facebook, time-savings. No powerpoint or anything fancy. Just an opportunity to showcase your brand and your know-how.

This event is not to be missed!

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