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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

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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!

Missed this great talk? Learn more about video & visuals and more via the NIM media library!

Become a NIM $upporting member, if you aren’t already, for access to the vast video library of past presentations and watch from your device at your convenience.

 

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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!

Missed this great talk? Learn more about video & visuals and more via the NIM media library!

Become a NIM $upporting member, if you aren’t already, for access to the vast video library of past presentations and watch from your device at your convenience.

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100% networking with PRSA, AMP-RI, and Newport County Chamber Connections

Whether you’re a start-up company or the oldest non-profit in the area, meeting new people & networking can be key. 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.

Join us for an evening of networking and scenic views with the Public Relations Society of America, the Rhode Island chapter of Advertising, Marketing, and Public Relations, and Newport County Chamber Connections. 

Missed this great talk? Learn more about video & visuals and more via the NIM media library!

Become a NIM $upporting member, if you aren’t already, for access to the vast video library of past presentations and watch from your device at your convenience.

 

100% Networking at Newport’s Best Sunset Spot

On July 30th, Newport Interactive Marketers held our annual networking event on the Rooftop of the Hotel Viking, Newport’s Best Sunset Spot, which overlooks Newport Harbor. Unfortunately, we were a bit short on sun but that didn’t stop our #NIMRI members. It was an extraordinary success despite the downpour and having everyone huddled together under the tent just made the networking easier!

Our annual rooftop 100% networking event was co-hosted by:

Here’s some of our favorite moments from that rainy night:

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All the lovely snacks provided by @HotelViking!

All the lovely snacks provided by @HotelViking!

Such an amazing giveaway! Lucky #NIMRI member Pieter van Gool won 2 tickets to the Newport Jazz Festival and he had a blast!

Such an amazing giveaway! Lucky #NIMRI member Pieter van Gool won 2 tickets to the Newport Jazz Festival and he had a blast!

 

 

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Jameson on the rocks at a rainy #NIMRI. #NewportRI   A photo posted by Drink Newport – Newport, RI (@drinknewport) on

The rain couldn't dampen these #NIMRI members spirits!

The rain couldn’t dampen these #NIMRI members spirits!

 

 

And here’s our lucky winner at the Newport Jazz Festival! 

Many thanks to our venue sponsor Hotel Viking

Ana Raynes gives tips on how to improve social media strategy through things like outreach and social engagement.

More Social Media Agency Secrets

Newport Interactive Marketers hosted Ana Maria Raynes, a social media specialist at Inceptor, to educate small business owners on how to improve their social media strategy.

With Raynes’ tips, the audience learned how to:

  • Deliver beyond Facebook with Influencer Campaigns
  • Utilize Google Plus and its applications (Google Hangouts, Google Circles)
  • Track social media outreach using free tools
  • Understand social engagement has ROI

Aside from providing “techy” information, Raynes’ talk gave small business owners insight on social branding and customer relationship management.

Meet Ana Raynes

Ana Raynes gives tips on how to improve social media strategy through things like outreach and social engagement.
A native of Colombia, educated in fashion design at the London College of Fashion, @StylinAna has a honed her talent for following trends and introducing new concepts.

Previously Ana was responsible for social media and information technology at the internet fashion startup “Smart Is Cool”. Also, she was featured in Glamour Magazine, appeared on FOX Strategy Room, and toured the East Coast as a motivational speaker for young girls alongside the nonprofit Girls Take Charge.

Since Smart Is Cool, she has worked in social media at New York and Boston agencies. As Inceptor’s social media manager, Ana focuses on clients’ strategic social media planning, blogger relations, and identifying news, trends, and best practices. Based in Boston, Inceptor is a Didit company.

Missed this great talk? Learn more about video & visuals and more via the NIM media library!

Become a NIM $upporting member for access to the vast video library of past presentations and watch at your convenience.