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AM Workshops

Maximize your Digital Summit learning experience by adding any of these AM Workshops intensives.
Each offers a thorough deep dive into these core tactical skills:

Led by leading digital marketing experts, these sessions will deliver so many actionable ideas for you to take back to the office, you might need to pack a spare brain to fit them all in.

“AM Workshop alone was worth the price of the entire ticket!”

– 2018 Digital Summit attendee

Day 1 Tuesday, June 04

8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Move Prospects Through the Customer Journey With a Solid Content and Digital Marketing Strategy

AM Workshop
  • Samantha Kermode, Vertical Measures
  • Samantha Kermode

Two things will help make you successful with your digital marketing; a well-defined customer journey and a strategy that moves your prospects through each stage of the journey. Yet study after study indicate that most organizations do not have a documented content or digital marketing strategy or a well-defined customer journey.

There is a strong correlation between not having a written strategy and failing at digital marketing. And, not aligning that strategy with your customer journey leaves a lot of opportunity on the table. This workshop will hone in on the importance of the Customer Journey – Awareness, Consideration, Decision and Advocacy. And, walk you step-by-step through the process of creating a strategy, based on that customer journey, for your organization.

At the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Create ‘your’ customer journey and gain the ROI benefits of mapping that journey
  • Understand why it’s vital to create content that resonates with your audience at different stages of the customer journey
  • Strategize, ideate and create user-focused content infused with SEO best practices that beat the competition in search and beyond
  • Know where, when and how to promote your content in a way that encourages engagement and moves your prospects through the customer journey
  • Build an audience that you own, not rent, and the prove the value it creates for your organization
  • Evaluate your return on investment (ROI) for your digital marketing efforts

You will leave this workshop well on your way to creating an effective digital marketing strategy. You’ll be given the tools and references you need to complete the provided interactive workbook which will continue to guide you through your ongoing efforts well after you get back to the office.

Included with Plus, Premium & Platinum Passes, upgrade required for Conference Passes
  • B2B
  • B2C
  • Content Marketing
  • Strategy

SEO of Today

AM Workshop
  • Mindy Weinstein, Market MindShift
  • Mindy Weinstein

SEO of today involves technical and marketing expertise. On the technical side, you must have a solid website structure, so that the search engines can find and index your webpages. That means your website needs to be free of technical errors and optimized for your targeted keywords. On the marketing side, you need to understand the web user’s behavior and how to attract them to your site.

This SEO workshop provides a balance of technical and marketing tactics that when used together, will drive targeted traffic to your website. The focus is on intermediate to advanced information, but the information will be presented in such a way that it encompasses everyone.

You will receive an online interactive workbook to use during the workshop, which will allow you to walk through exercises, and personalize the information you learn to your company or brand.

At the end of this workshop, you’ll be able to:

  • Identify technical issues on your website that are hurting rankings and/or performance
  • Prepare for site migrations (including https) and re-designs
  • Uncover hidden gems in Google Analytics and Google Search Console
  • Find and pursue additional SERP opportunities, such as rich snippets, image and video results
  • Reverse engineer the top-ranking pages to better compete in SERPs
  • Structure the website to create themes
  • Develop a content strategy based upon topical density that drives traffic
  • Increase online publicity and brand awareness through SEO techniques
  • Create an SEO strategy that can be implemented in prioritized steps
  • Win over key executives with the right data and reporting
Included with Plus, Premium & Platinum Passes, upgrade required for Conference Passes
  • B2B
  • B2C
  • SEO & Search
  • Strategy

Forget Everything You Know About Email Marketing

AM Workshop
  • Jen Capstraw, Iterable
  • Jen Capstraw

In this robust workshop designed for those with a grasp of email fundamentals, Jen Capstraw will reveal her arsenal of strategy secrets, highlighting common email marketer myths and mistakes—and how to correct course. You’ll reconsider what you thought you knew about email, and emerge with a fresh perspective that will accelerate ROI.

After this session, you’ll be able to:

  • List the components of a complete email program
  • Determine email best practices worth busting
  • Implement The Goldilocks Zone: A practical path to personalization
  • Break free of batch ‘n blast
  • Know when to just say no to A/B testing
  • Name the essential components of preference centers that work
  • Use the feng shui approach to email design
  • Understand the future of email
Included with Plus, Premium & Platinum Passes, upgrade required for Conference Passes
  • Design
  • Email Marketing
  • Measurement
  • Strategy
  • UX

Pro Tip: Send a team to attend Digital Summit and these workshops. That way you can either tackle multiple workshops simultaneously or attend a single workshop as a team building exercise.

“The in-depth AM Workshops are the biggest value of the event.”

– 2018 Digital Summit attendee

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