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New Additions to the Fusion 2011
We’re pleased to announce the addition of several exceptionally talented speakers to our Fusion 2011 event. IIMA has made it their goal to bring you the best in Online Marketing in Vancouver and around the world. We invite you to read below to see more about these excellent mobile, search, and social minded professionals.
How Facebook & Twitter are Killing Your Chances of Success
As social media becomes more influential in our daily lives, user behavior online is also being affected. Every day we see Facebook and Twitter pages promoted by businesses of all sizes, but is this the most effective way? Are there any alternative ways of promoting your business in social circles? Find out how promoting your social media site is not as effective as building an experience around your business.
Noah Kagan is the Chief Sumo of AppSumo.com, a daily deals site for web geeks. He was one of the first employees at Facebook.com and Mint.com. Noah doesn’t like referring to himself in third person. Later, Noah started kickflip which became the #1 Facebook app company, following an advertising melt down they moved the business to monetizing virtual goods. Gambit became a multi-million dollar business and helped power: Zynga, Playdom, Gaia Online and many more. Ps. You should check out AppSumo.com and follow @NoahKagan
Andre Charland is the co-founder and CEO at Nitobi Inc. He’s been at the forefront of Web 2.0 software development for almost a decade and is an expert on the next generation web. Andre is an advocate for usability and user experience and speaks regularly about how to keep users engaged and active on websites or web-based application. Most recently Andre presented on the Adobe AIR Tour throughout Europe. He’s also been a speaker at the Voices That Matter web design conference, Adobe MAX, JavaOne and AjaxWorld. Andre is the co-author of “Enterprise Ajax”, published by Prentice Hall last summer and is the lead blogger for O’Reilly’s InsideRIA.com.
Mobile browsing is predicated to outpace desktop browsing by 2015. This is not only a change in the way consumers shop, but it’s a change in lifestyle. The growth of social media, internet marketing, and technology is changing the way we do business, acquire customers, and keep them loyal. Are you ready? Mobile is no longer a question of whether one should create a mobile site but merely a question of when and how.
Learn how mobile will affect your business and marketing strategies and how you can make mobile work for you.
Melissa leads the marketing efforts for Mobify: Mobify Studio and Mobify Enterprise solutions. She is responsible for the planning and execution of marketing initiatives, social media networks, public relations, advertising, partnerships, client launches, product launches, promotions, and leading the marketing department.
If you’re excited as we are, we look forward to seeing you in attendance. Come learn and connect with other Internet Marketing related Professionals.
Date: May 6th 2011, 8am – 6pm
Location: Marriott Renaissance Hotel, Vancouver BC