Chicago Area Online Marketing Event Calendar


  • Fri
    13
    Jan
    2017
    9:00AM - 11:00AM500 W. Madison St., Suite 1150 Chicago, IL 60661

    Grow Your Business With Email and Social Media
    Simple Marketing Strategies For Business and Non-Profits

    Many small businesses and organizations find themselves seeking the right strategies, tools and tactics to make their marketing efforts as effective as possible.  But between Facebook and Twitter,email and mobile, deals, and whatever new social network is rolling out that month—there’s a lot to keep up with and there are only so many hours in each day.  The number of possibilities can feel overwhelming. This session will help make sense of the noise.  Today we’re going to show you how to make the most of the combination of email and social media for your business.  When the session is done you’ll have a greater understanding of marketing basics like goals and objectives.  You’ll learn what a “campaign” is and what to write about and offer in that campaign.  You’ll be given some simple but powerful tips for how to get your messages opened and read, shared and socially visible. You’ll see that there are some great tools you can use to help engage with your existing
    customers and supporters as well as expand your reach to new prospects. Throughout the session you’ll be given opportunities to capture your own ideas and build out the framework of your own“ next great campaign.”

    Presenter: Kathy Hays  is a marketing professional with an entrepreneurial spirit. Her 30 years as a successful marketer includes founding a digital marketing agency, serving as a director of marketing for a national accounting practice and beginning her career in the public relations division of a national consumer products company. Core strengths include development and oversight of digital marketing plans, digital communications, list administration services and data segmentation services. 

    Regular Fee $30.00

    Register HERE

     

  • Tue
    17
    Jan
    2017
    7:30am - 8:45amColonial Café 5689 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

    EMail Automation Made Easy

    January 17, 2017 7:30am - 8:45am Central | FREE

    Email automation can be a confusing and overwhelming concept for any small business owner to master. Perhaps you don't know what to say in these emails. Maybe you just never found the time to get these automated systems set up.  Or maybe you’re confused about the whole automation “thing”.

    In this training, I keep it SIMPLE. By the end of this session, you'll not only have a clear understanding of how email automation works, you'll also be given EVERYTHING YOU NEED to finally create a killer automated welcome email series you always knew you needed to have to take your business to the next level.

    I'm pulling back the curtain and revealing my 5-day welcome series. Learn how to easily RE-CREATE the 5 emails I use to Welcome, Nurture and CONVERT any new lead that joins my list!

    What I'll Cover:

    •  You'll learn what an automated email is and how it works
    • You'll learn what an autoresponder is
    • Why having an automated system in place is ESSENTIAL to having a PROFITABLE 2017 business.
    • See real-world examples of how other small businesses are killing it with their automated emails
    • Learn how to re-create my proven 5-day welcome series. You'll see what I SAY in each email to turn a cold lead into a paying customer.
    • How to easily combine social media with your automated emails
    • How to create your own email automation program

    Details

    • Start: January 17, 2017 7:30am Central
    • End: January 17, 2017 8:45am Central
    • Cost: FREE
    • Presenter(s): Vanessa Cabrera

    To register for this event please email Alan Burba at Alan@gamefilm.biz

  • Thu
    19
    Jan
    2017
    9:00AM to 10:30AMNIU Rockford Conference Center - 8500 E State St, Rockford, IL 61108

    Grow Your Business with Email & Social Media

    Simple marketing strategy for your Real Estate business

    Many small businesses and organizations find themselves seeking the right strategies, tools and tactics to make their marketing efforts as effective as possible.  But between Facebook and Twitter, email and mobile, deals, and whatever new social network is rolling out that month—there’s a lot to keep up with. And there are only so many hours in each day.  The number of possibilities can feel overwhelming. This session will help make sense of the noise. We’re going to show you how to make the most of the combination of email and social media for your business.

    Our Speaker Bernie Rose, owner of Always Connected Marketing has successfully developed and operated several small businesses during the last 30 years.  He has over 5 years’ experience working for Constant Contact and continues to partner with them as an Authorized Local Expert. Bernie’s expertise includes email and social media marketing in addition to website development. He has worked with hundreds of small businesses and non-profit organizations developing and implementing successful marketing strategies and best practices.

  • Wed
    25
    Jan
    2017
    5:30PM to 7:00PMThe Mansion on Walnut - 420 Walnut St Pekin, IL

    Social Media in 10 Minutes a Day!

    Are you a local business owner that is using social media and Facebook for your business but are not getting the results you expected? This workshop will show you the value of using social media to reach your current customers and get new customers to engage with you. Many simple tips will be provided.

    Topics include:• We will be discussing some of the most popular social media networks – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Google+. Learn why each one might be right for your business or organization.
    • We will focus on Facebook for Content Strategies and why it's important to engage customers.
    • Show you some websites you can create engaging content for free
    • Learn some short cut tools such as a share bar and scheduling posts
    • A look at Facebook advertising and boosting. These are ways you can reach a target audience without wasting money.

    SEATING IS LIMITED!  Presented by Tammy Finch

    Register Now!

  • Thu
    26
    Jan
    2017
    8:30AM to 3:00PMNIU Naperville Meeting and Conference Center - 1120 E Deihl Rd. #150 Naperville, IL 60563

    LEARN FROM DIGITAL MARKETING EXPERTS!

    Is your website effective at generating leads? Does your email content engage customers? Are you aware of the power of autoresponders? Do you know if a mobile app is right for your business? Have you identified the best social media platform for your company?

    If you answered "No!" to one or more of these questions, register today for what promises to be a valuable learning opportunity certain to impact your bottom line in 2017!

    Who should attend: Marketing managers, social media strategists, content creators, website developers and small business owners who need to make strides in Digital Marketing and maximize their 2017 marketing budget.

    Register Now

  • Wed
    08
    Feb
    2017
    11:00AM - 12:15PMThe Loop Marketing 222 W Merchandise Mart Blvd Suite 1225, Chicago, IL 60654

    Google Partners Connect Livestream

    Online advertising can help any business grow. You're invited to join us for an event, co-hosted with Google, about how digital marketing can help you thrive on the Web.

    Refreshments and Google gifts will be provided to live event participants

    REGISTER NOW

    Speakers:

    Jeff Montgomery
    Director - Mid-Market Sales, Google Marketing Solutions

    In today's mobile-first world, consumer behavior continues to evolve, affecting path to purchase and ultimately conversion. By understanding the landscape, businesses can get ahead by adjusting their advertising strategies to target consumers where they are spending their time.

    Kevin Cho
    Agency Account Strategist, Google Marketing Solutions

    In an era when consumers' paths to purchase often extend beyond one device, cross-device measurement is more important than ever before. Kevin, an AdWords measurement expert at Google, will explain how to create and measure the success of cross-device campaigns and adjust bids to leverage the most successful touch points.

    Elijah Litscher
    President and Chief Digital Strategist, The Loop Marketing Inc

  • Tue
    28
    Feb
    2017
    7:30 am425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL, 60137

    Your Keys to Digital Marketing Success is a one-day event. The day includes 5 Education Sessions featuring 7 Digital Marketing Experts, Two Keynote Speakers, Email Marketing Lunch Panel with Constant Contact, Networking, One-on-One meetings with Digital Marketing Experts, a Private Facebook Group, and more. Register today for what promises to be a valuable learning opportunity certain to impact your bottom line in 2018!

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    Website: http://www.keystodigitalmarketingsuccess.com/

    Phone number: (630) 942-2800

  • Fri
    03
    Mar
    2017
    9:00 amClark Hill 14850 N Scottsdale Rd Suite 500, Scottsdale, AZ 85254

    PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS:

    Businesses spend time and money on email marketing, social media marketing, and paid advertising to bring visitors to their website, only to become frustrated when it doesn’t result in bottom line sales. If you are tired of missing out on leads and revenue, this seminar is for you.

    SPEAKER:

    Elijah Litscher, Principal and Chief Digital Strategist at The Loop Marketing in Chicago, IL, will show you how to turn this traffic into gold.

    YOU WILL LEARN:

    The 7 Keys to Turn Web Traffic into sales will show you how to:

    • Create a better “mousetrap” to close potential customers on their first visit
    • Target the right people with the right message
    • Regain the attention of visitors that didn’t act on their first visit
    • Combine marketing tools to multiply their effects
    • Automate the process with marketing automation

    WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

    This beginner to intermediate level online marketing seminar is tailored to business owners and marketing professionals that want the confidence to expand their marketing effectiveness without wasting their budgets. This is not a technical presentation, but a detailed set of strategies that you can use immediately to improve your bottom line sales tomorrow.

    WHEN:

    Friday, March 3rd

    Registration:

    8:30 to 9:00 am

    Program:

    9:00 to 10:30 am

    LOCATION:

    Clark Hill 14850 N Scottsdale Rd Suite 500, Scottsdale

    REGISTER HERE or call (312) 569-9449

    Event Cost is $25

  • Wed
    15
    Mar
    2017
    10:30 amMerchandise Mart

    Online advertising can help any business grow. You're invited to join us for an event, co-hosted with Google, about how digital marketing can help you thrive on the Web.

    The focus of this event is Real Estate marketing.  Google gifts will be provided to live participants.

    REGISTER HERE

  • Wed
    14
    Jun
    2017
    11:00AM - 12:30PMIllinois SBDC at UIC 815 W. Van Buren Street Suite 400 Chicago, IL 60607

    This livestream broadcast from Google's California headquarters will take a deeper look at the evolving "local" landscape of online search. We’ll talk about how this shift will impact businesses, and we’ll share some Google tools that can help them stay ahead of the curve.  This will be a livestream video provided by Google.

    When

    Wednesday, June 14, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM CDT
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    Where

    Illinois SBDC at UIC
    815 W. Van Buren Street
    Suite 400
    Chicago, IL 60607

    Register Here: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=zoshuwhab&oeidk=a07ee95d8uh6279fbaa

  • Wed
    14
    Jun
    2017
    12:00PM to 1:30PMIllinois SBDC at UIC - 815 W. Van Buren Street Suite 400 Chicago, IL 60607

    "Content, Content, Content!" What you say, and the way you say it (tone, date & time, frequency) is how you will attract, engage and be shareworthy to your audiences. Learn how to: Create Curate Extend...the content that will help you achieve your goals. Presented by Elijah Litscher of The Loop Marketing Inc.

    This is a FREE event.  Register here.

    When

    Wednesday, June 14, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM CDT
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    Where

    Illinois SBDC at UIC
    815 W. Van Buren Street
    Suite 400
    Chicago, IL 60607

  • Fri
    23
    Jun
    2017
    9:00am to 11:00amSCORE Chicago - 500 W. Madison St., Suite 1150 Chicago, IL 60661

    500 W. Madison St., Suite 1150 Chicago, IL 60661 - 312 353 4540

    Friday, June 23, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    The Power Of The Inbox
    Tips And Tricks For Successful Email Marketing

    REGISTER HERE

    What is the first impression you give when they see you in their email inbox? And when they see you there, what do they do? This powerful seminar takes you step-by-step through the keys to effective email marketing:

    · What it really is (and isn’t)
    · What it can do for your business
    · And the five easy steps you must take to harness the power of the inbox!

    -Grow a healthy list

    -Create great content

    -Customize a beautiful, mobile-friendly template that matches your brand

    -How to get your emails opened

    -Tracking your results

    From revealing why regular email doesn't work, to insider tips and techniques like automated list building tools and the design elements that work (and those that don't!), this seminar will give you the keys to the most effective marketing you can do: email marketing. Join us!

    Presenter: Elijah Litscher, President and Chief Digital Strategist at The Loop Marketing Inc in Chicago, IL.

  • Tue
    01
    Aug
    2017
    9:30- 10:30 AMFirst Midwest Bank 1 W. Roosevelt Rd. Villa Park, IL 60181

    FREE EVENT: In Deciphering the New LinkedIn we will learn what LinkedIn can do to help your sales strategy, networking, and recruiting.

    Key Items You Will LEARN:

    • How to navigate the redesign for mobile and desktop
    • About sales added and removed features
    • How to share and promote your content
    • How to send and respond to messages
    • What differences there are between the free account and the paid version
    • What changes were made for job seekers and recruiters
    • IN SHORT, How to get more business

    REGISTER NOW

  • Wed
    02
    Aug
    2017
    9:30- 10:30 AMBMO Harris 1746 Second Ave. Highland Park, IL 60035

    FREE EVENT: In Deciphering the New LinkedIn we will learn what LinkedIn can do to help your sales strategy, networking, and recruiting.

    Key Items You Will LEARN:

    • How to navigate the redesign for mobile and desktop
    • About sales added and removed features
    • How to share and promote your content
    • How to send and respond to messages
    • What differences there are between the free account and the paid version
    • What changes were made for job seekers and recruiters
    • IN SHORT, How to get more business

    REGISTER NOW

  • Thu
    03
    Aug
    2017
    9:30- 10:30 AMClark Hill LLC 130 E. Randolf St. 39th Floor Prudential Plaza Chicago, IL 60601

    FREE EVENT: In Deciphering the New LinkedIn we will learn what LinkedIn can do to help your sales strategy, networking, and recruiting.

    Key Items You Will LEARN:

    • How to navigate the redesign for mobile and desktop
    • About sales added and removed features
    • How to share and promote your content
    • How to send and respond to messages
    • What differences there are between the free account and the paid version
    • What changes were made for job seekers and recruiters
    • IN SHORT, How to get more business

    REGISTER NOW

  • Wed
    16
    Aug
    2017
    10:30 amThe Loop Marketing Inc, 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza Suite 1225, Chicago, IL 60654

    Join us for Google Partners Connect

    Online advertising can help any business grow. You're invited to join us for an event, co-hosted with Google, about how digital marketing can help you thrive on the Web.

    August 16, 2017
    10:30 - 12:30 CDT

    Registration Open: https://partnersconnect.withgoogle.com/event/the-loop-marketing-inc

  • Wed
    20
    Sep
    2017
    10:30 AM- 12:30 PMThe Loop Marketing 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza #1225, Chicago, IL 60654

    Join us for Google Partners Connect

    During this event, we'll discuss the importance of digital marketing for the B2B Industries, share trends, research and insights that can help you reach your audience in all their moments of need.

    Click here to register for the event.

  • Wed
    04
    Oct
    2017
    9:00 AM- 10:30 PMThe Loop Marketing 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza #1225, Chicago, IL 60654

    Join Us for 7 Keys to Online Conversions

    PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS:

    Businesses spend time and money on email marketing, social media marketing, and paid advertising to bring visitors to their website, only to become frustrated when it doesn’t result in bottom line sales.  If you are tired of missing out on leads and revenue, this seminar is for you.

    SPEAKER:

    Elijah Litscher, Principal and Chief Digital Strategist at The Loop Marketing in Chicago, IL, will show you how to turn this traffic into gold.

    YOU WILL LEARN:

    The 7 Keys to Turn Web Traffic into sales will show you how to:

    • Create a better “mousetrap” to close potential customers on their first visit
    • Target the right people with the right message
    • Regain the attention of visitors that didn’t act on their first visit
    • Combine marketing tools to multiply their effects
    • Automate the process with marketing automation

     

    WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

    This beginner to intermediate level online marketing seminar is tailored to business owners and marketing professionals that want the confidence to expand their marketing effectiveness without wasting their budgets.  This is not a technical presentation, but a detailed set of strategies that you can use immediately to improve your bottom line sales tomorrow.

     

     

     

  • Wed
    18
    Oct
    2017
    10:30 AM- 12:30 PMThe Loop Marketing 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza #1225, Chicago, IL 60654

    Join us for Google Partners Connect

    During this event, we'll discuss the importance of digital marketing for the Healthcare and Insurance Industries, share trends, research and insights that can help you reach your audience in all their moments of need.

  • Wed
    01
    Nov
    2017
    8:30 AM - 12:00 PM222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza #1225, Chicago, IL 60654

    During this holiday livestream, we'll teach businesses everything from search engine optimization (SEO) best practices, email marketing do's and don'ts, how to reach customers with mobile and video, and more.

    Check back for registration or email info@theloopmarketing.com for any questions

  • Wed
    15
    Nov
    2017
    10:30 AM- 12:30 PMThe Loop Marketing 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza #1225, Chicago, IL 60654

    Join us for Google Partners Connect

    During this event, we'll discuss the importance of a mobile-first marketing approach and share trends, research and insights that can help you reach your audience in all their moments of need.

     

  • Sat
    16
    Dec
    2017
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PMTechNexus 20 North Upper Wacker Drive #1200 Chicago, IL 60606

    This Marketing class will cover the basics and dive deep in the power of Marketing in today's world. Ten years ago, people went to one or two websites when looking for a product, and made a decision based on that information. Today, however, the information available about products is almost endless. The purchasing power is in the customer's hands more than ever before. Marketing is at the foundation of good business, whether you are a growing professional, a career switcher, or a thriving business owner.

    Tickets include materials, lunch, good company, and plenty of caffeine.

    Register Here