By now you've heard the buzz about Social Media Success Summit 2010—the web's largest online social media conference.
Before I tell you how this virtual summit will help you speed your path to social media marketing success, let me share a story with you.
PROOF SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING WORKS…
A few months ago, Michael Stelzner (the guy who wrote the book on white papers) founded a site called Social Media Examiner. He relied 100% on social media tactics to drive traffic to his site.
In less than 5 months, he was declared the #1 small business blog in the world by Technorati, added more than 13,000 email subscribers, brought nearly 100,000 people a month to his site and is ranked as one of the top 4700 websites in all of America by Alexa.
He didn't advertise, didn't rely on the press and almost none of his traffic is coming from search engines. Nearly overnight, his site has become a top destination for businesses.
This all took place via social media. He simply leveraged the power of sites like Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn to deliver the kind of results that would've cost him a fortune in the past. He didn't spend a dime on marketing, just his time.
Now the connection… Social media is the new marketing frontier because it bypasses all the costly middlemen and allows you to rapidly connect with your customers and prospects! AND this presents an enormous opportunity for you.
Michael (and his team) have been working for months to bring the best minds in social media marketing together in an event called Social Media Success Summit 2010.
Last year, nearly 1000 marketers and small business owners from around the world attended the summit. It was a smash hit. Businesses were transformed. In fact, 97% of attendees said they'd attend again.
This year's focus is to empower you to build social media marketing plans, track your social media results and learn from other successful businesses. You'll also discover how to use Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Foursquare and Groupon to attract high-caliber customers and grow your business during this economic slump.
Not only can you gain amazing exposure for your business with social media marketing, you'll also generate traffic, increase sales, gain qualified leads and build new partnerships.
Twenty-four of the world's leading social media superstars will be summit instructors.
Join Guy Kawasaki (author, Art of the Start), Chris Brogan (author, Social Media 101), Darren Rowse (author, ProBlogger), Mari Smith (author, Facebook Marketing), experts from Best Buy, Home Depot, Whole Foods, Foursquare and Groupon; Steve Rubel (Edelman), Ann Handley (MarketingProfs), Brian Clark (Copyblogger), Greg Jarboe (author, YouTube and Video Marketing), Kim Dushinski (author, Mobile Marketing Handbook), Jason Falls (Social Media Explorer), Jay Baer (Convince & Convert), and Ramon De Leon (Chicago Domino's Pizza)—just to mention a few. Together this team of “who's who” in social media will help you succeed using practical tactics.
This is the world's biggest online event designed to empower marketers and small business owners to master social media marketing. And the great news is it's a live online conference you can attend from your home or office.
WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU
First, you don't need to be a techno-geek or twenty-something to use and benefit from social media. You might be surprised to learn that most social media marketers are aged 30 to 60 and have only been using social media for a few months.
In fact, even traditional businesses like Ford Motor Company, Clorox and State Farm Insurance are heavily focused on social media. This is not some “young kids” phenomenon.
Social Media Success Summit 2010 will help you discover the best ways to market your business using social media. You'll also learn how successful social media campaigns were executed and how you can achieve similar results.
This summit is fully dedicated to empowering you. You'll discover how to grow your business using no-cost social media tactics.
Yes, attending this online event (and applying the techniques) will grow your business. But there's much more. You'll also join a community of like-minded women and men who'll share their experiences and wisdom.
Here's to your success!
P.S. You can get 50% off if you act now. Twenty-four successful social media gurus will show you how to use social media to market and grow your business. Be sure to check out the lineup.
Remember, the experts teach the sessions live (and it's all online). These are big names, including Guy Kawasaki, Chris Brogan, Darren Rowse, Mari Smith, Steve Rubel, Ann Handley, Brian Clark, and experts from Best Buy, Home Depot, Whole Foods, Foursquare and Groupon. And here's the cool part: you don't need to leave your home or office!
P.P.S. As a way of saying “thanks” for checking out the summit, there's a gift just for marketers called “How to Grow and Engage an Audience on Twitter” (valued at $42) waiting for you here. Go get it.