Want to win a free ticket to the industry's largest social media marketing conference of the year?
Social Media Examiner has been working hard to bring you our third-annual physical conference.
And we've come up with two fun ways for you to get involved.
First, what is this event?
Social Media Marketing World 2015 is the world's largest physical social media conference dedicated to helping marketers and business owners master social media marketing.
Watch this video for a quick overview.
Imagine chatting with Guy Kawasaki, Mari Smith, Chris Brogan, Jay Baer, Ann Handley, Michael Stelzner, Michael Hyatt, Laura Fitton, Joe Pulizzi, Mark Schaefer, Cliff Ravenscraft, Nichole Kelly, Ted Rubin, Chalene Johnson, Darren Rowse, Paul Rand, Joel Comm, Lee Odden, Kim Garst, Martin Shervington, Marcus Sheridan, Gini Dietrich, Pat Flynn, John Jantsch, Christopher Penn, Tom Webster, Andrea Vahl, Dan Miller, Steve Spangler, Ekaterina Walter, Pam Moore, Jason Miller, Todd Wheatland, Steve Dotto, Sue Zimmerman, Peg Fitzpatrick, Brian Clark—and many, many more.
Your presenters also include top social media marketers from brands such as LinkedIn, Whole Foods, Adobe, KLM, Century 21, Cisco, Tyson Foods, Cox, Citrix, Save-A-Lot, Cabela's, BMC Software and the Boston Celtics. These world-class experts will be sharing their in-the-trenches knowledge and experience from a variety of industries and types of businesses.
You'll choose from 100+ pitch-free sessions presented in 7 social media marketing tracks (you get access to all of them). Pick up actionable ideas to improve your marketing with Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, visual marketing and SlideShare. Discover new social strategies; tips for including podcasting, blogging and video in your content marketing mix; measurement techniques that work; a glimpse at what's coming up in the quickly evolving realm of social media; and real-world solutions to issues you face as a corporate or small business marketer.
One of the best parts of Social Media Marketing World is the opportunity to network with 2,500 fellow marketers. We've built networking right into the schedule, with dedicated networking times after lunches and keynote sessions, an enormous Networking Plaza where you can connect with experts and peers between sessions, networking walks and runs, and two networking parties, including the Opening Night Networking Party aboard the USS Midway Aircraft Carrier and Social Beach Networking Party, an indoor Southern California beach experience.
Discover Proven Marketing Strategies and Tips
Want to go even deeper with your marketing? Check out the Social Media Marketing Podcast! Publishing weekly since 2012, the Social Media Marketing Podcast helps you navigate the constantly changing marketing jungle, with expert interviews from marketing pros.
But don’t let the name fool you. This show is about a lot more than just social media marketing. With over 600 episodes and millions of downloads each year, this show has been a trusted source for marketers for well over a decade.
We expect to sell out before the event starts on March 25, 2015. People attending represent large and small companies just like yours and some attendees are flying in from places like Australia, Brazil, Norway, United Arab Emirates, India, Peru, France, New Zealand, Israel, Panama, Venezuela, Canada and the United Kingdom.
How can you win tickets?
Get World-Class Marketing Training — All Year Long!Are you facing doubt, uncertainty, or overwhelm? The Social Media Marketing Society can help.
Each month, you’ll receive training from trusted marketing experts, covering everything from AI to organic social marketing. When you join, you’ll also get immediate access to:
- A library of 100+ marketing trainings
- A community of like-minded marketers
- Monthly online community meetups
- Relevant news and trends updates
There are two tickets up for grabs and two ways to win:
#1: Twitter Entry
Simply click the button on the right or tweet what you see below for a chance to win one ticket:
You can tweet up to two times per day. Each tweet is an entry to win.
All tweets must have the #winSMMW15 hashtag included.
We'll randomly draw one winner who will be awarded a free ticket to Social Media Marketing World 2015.
#2: Written Entry
Simply write about your biggest social media marketing challenge and why you should win a free ticket in the comments box below (scroll down).
Our judges will select one winner who will be awarded a free ticket to Social Media Marketing World 2015, two free nights at the San Diego Manchester Grand Hyatt, PLUS a mention in the Social Media Examiner newsletter (330,000+ subscribers)!
The judges—Lee Odden (founder/CEO, TopRank Online Marketing and author, Optimize), Gini Dietrich (founder/CEO, Arment Dietrich and author, Spin Sucks) and Neal Schaffer (founder/president, Maximize Your Social and author, Maximize Your Social)—will select the winning entry. Their decisions are subjective and final.
What you need to know:
- You can enter to win either or both prizes.
- Tweets must contain #winSMMW15.
- The entry deadline is Wednesday, February 11, 2015, and the winners will be announced shortly thereafter.
- If you've already purchased a ticket, no worries. If you win, we'll either give you a full refund or you can give your spare ticket to someone you really like.
- No purchase is necessary to win.
We look forward to seeing your comments and tweets. Good luck!
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