After working directly with thousands of agencies over the past
Fresh leads and clients are the lifeblood of any agency, so we’re devoting Day 1 to the latest prospecting and marketing strategies that keep your pipelines full!
You can’t grow if you don’t sell, so on Day 2 we’re devoting multiple sessions to the closing and onboarding techniques that are working TODAY.
Project work may pay the bills, but the retainer and recurring revenue strategies we cover on Day 2 will drive true scalable, sustainable growth for your agency.
Understanding your Positioning, Packaging, and Pricing is essential for scale, and on Day 3 we’ll dive into each one of the “3 P’s.”
Gary Vaynerchuk is a serial entrepreneur and the Chairman of VaynerX, a modern day communications parent company, as well as the CEO and Co-Founder of VaynerMedia, a full-service digital agency servicing Fortune 500 clients across the company’s 4 locations.
Gary is currently the subject of DailyVee, an online documentary series highlighting what it’s like to be a CEO and public figure in today’s digital world. He is also the host of #AskGaryVee, a business and advice Q&A show online.
Gary is also the host of a global top 10 business podcast, The Gary Vaynerchuk Audio Experience.
He is the Co-Founder of VaynerSports, a full service athlete representation agency with more than 20 clients with his brother AJ.
CEO, War Room Mastermind
Roland practiced business, tax and securities law for over 12 years and is now an active investor who drives growth and scale in his portfolio companies. He is co-founder and/or principal of three current Inc. Magazine fastest growing companies, and he has founded, scaled or sold 24 different 7 to 9 figure businesses ranging from consumer products to industrial machine manufacturing companies with adjusted sales ranging from $3 million to $337 million. Currently growing War Room Mastermind, DigitalMarketer, Praxio, and Plattr while advising over 150 other companies on digitally centric customer acquisition, activation, referral, retention and revenue strategies and plan implementation.
Over Roland’s career he has completed 16 different infomercials with Guthy-Renker and K-Tel Direct, executed publishing deals with Simon & Schuster and Random House, negotiated shows with major hotels on the Las Vegas strip, been involved in over 100 private and public offerings, run an international hedge fund, and counts major brands from PepsiCo and Uber to MacDonald’s and Microsoft among clients that he and his companies have worked with.
Co-Founder, Sales Pipeline Accelerator
Jason Swenk is the Agency Advisor & Mentor that guides marketing agencies through a proven framework for growing their agency faster. Jason has literally written the book for growing an agency from nothing to an 8 figure agency. He is one of the most sought out advisors to agencies in the World, by showing them an 8 system framework that worked for growing his agency, working with brands like AT&T, Hitachi, Lotus Cars, and eventually lead to selling his agency.
Founder & CEO, Loud Rumor
Mike Arce is the Founder/CEO of Loud Rumor, an agency that’s served over 1,400 fitness studios and wellness companies throughout the world. After spending 7 years in the fitness industry himself, Mike started an ad agency in 2009, and in 2016 he began exclusively working with fitness studios and wellness companies, teaching many how to market, advertise, and scale their businesses.
Founder & CEO, Tier 11
Ralph Burns is the Founder and CEO of Tier 11, a digital advertising agency that specializes in helping businesses scale through Facebook and Instagram advertising. Ralph's agency manages a portfolio of Facebook and Instagram advertising customer accounts in over 40 industries with an annual spend in excess of $100 million. His podcast, Perpetual Traffic, has been downloaded over 4 million times and has helped tens of thousand of people grow their businesses through Facebook and Instagram advertising.
SVP Sales & Success, ActiveCampaign
Adam Johnson is the SVP of Sales & Customer Success at ActiveCampaign. He has spent the last 10 years in B2B SaaS focused on helping growing businesses leverage technology within their Marketing & Sales efforts to accelerate growth and scale efficiently. Prior to joining ActiveCampaign, Adam helped lead SMB Sales efforts at Salesforce
Co-Founder & CEO, DigitalMarketer
Ryan Deiss is a best selling author, founder of multiple companies collectively employing hundreds around the globe, and one of the most dynamic speakers on marketing in the United States today.
Ryan is the founder and CEO of DigitalMarketer.com and Founder and Managing Partner of RivalBrands.com and plattr.com. Ryan is the creator of the “Customer Value Optimization” methodology and have introduced and popularized many of the digital selling strategies that modern companies now take for granted.
Ryan is also the founder and host of the Traffic & Conversion Summit, the largest digital marketing conversion conference in North America.
Business Strategist + Photographer
Jasmine Star is a photographer and business strategist from Newport Beach, California. She dropped out of law school and became an internationally recognized entrepreneur, later to become the founder of Social Curator, a social media marketing membership for business owners. Harnessing her chutzpah and hustle, Jasmine empowers entrepreneurs to build a brand, market it on social media, and create a life they love.Some days you'll find her featured in Forbes, Entrepreneur, and INC magazine, most days you'll find her in sweatpants scrolling Instagram, but her favorite days are spent with her dog and her high-school sweetheart, eating tacos.
Founder & CEO, Conscious Copy & Co.
Marketer, copywriter, entrepreneur. Jennifer Hudye is the founder and CEO of Conscious Copy & Co., the go-to copywriting agency & training company for the top entrepreneurs in the online business & personal development space. Tens of millions of people have taken action on the copy written by Jennifer and her team generating tens of millions of dollars. Her clients include household names like Strategic Coach, Joe Polish, Dean Graziosi, Eben Pagan Training, Brendon Burchard, Sally Hogshead, Cameron Herold, and many others.
President, Element Three
The founder of one the fastest-growing marketing agencies in the Midwest began her career not as a star creative or digital mastermind. But as a number cruncher. Agencies have spent years making people believe that results-driven marketing is a secret recipe. No matter how often the what and the where may change, the how will always stay the same – by uncovering your story, crafting a game plan and reacting to the results in real time. Element Three has been recognized on the Inc. 5000 list five consecutive times, named the largest full-service marketing agency in Indianapolis by the Indianapolis Business Journal, and named a Company to Watch. Tiffany has been recognized as a member of the IBJ's Forty Under 40 and Junior Achievement’s Best and Brightest.
Founder & Managing Dir., Social Lite
Scott Cunningham is the Founder and Managing Director of Social Lite, a full-service digital marketing agency focused on helping small and medium-sized businesses across North America accelerate revenue using the latest digital tools and strategies. Social Lite’s approach to digital marketing encompasses social media, search engine, advertising, email, and website strategies to drive online leads, convert buyers, and ascend lifelong customers. Since founding Social Lite in 2011, the agency has grown to three owners, 12 full-time staff, and 20 specialist freelancers. Scott is a speaker, educator, collaborator, and avid continual learner who spends most of his time developing key external relationships and networks for the agency.
Chief Strategist, Warfare Marketing
Jena Apgar has been marketing since 6th grade leading a newspaper ad campaign for McMurry University. Combining her Communications education, love of video games and experience as a military Intelligence Analyst, she built the Warfare Marketing agency to turn business into a simple game of Risk. Warfare Marketing has helped 483+ business owners take market share by building integrated strategies & systems and driving traffic to increase leads, sales, margins and customer frequency so owners can take back control of their business and life ranging from SAHM startups to Forbes 500 corporations. Since then she’s created a 90-Day Double My Business Challenge to walk Business Owners by the hand in a comprehensive, step-by-step, marketing implementation training with a focus on 3 core aspects of making your first $100,000: Mindset, Marketing & Sales. Jena is a wife and mother of 3 with a weakness for mint green tea and champagne.
Founder & CEO, MikMak
Rachel Tipograph considered herself amongst the digerati since the moment she became an eBay power user at 13. Forbes listed Rachel as one of its “30 under 30 Who Are Changing The World”, Marie Claire named her one of "The 50 Most Influential Women in America," Fast Company named her one of "The Most Creative People in Business", AdAge named her one of "The Most Creative People of The Year," AdWeek named her one of "The Young Influentials Shaping Business and Culture," Entrepreneur named her one of the "50 Most Daring Entrepreneurs," Business Insider named her one of “New York Tech’s Coolest People", Refinery29 named her one of its "Rising Female Tech Stars," The Wrap named her one of "The 11 Change Agents Disrupting Hollywood," and LinkedIn named her one of its "Next Wave: Top Professionals 35 & Under." After being the Global Director of Digital and Social Media at Gap where she oversaw strategy, implementation and measurement, Rachel traveled the world for 100 days and then founded MikMak, the first native commerce platform for the social video generation.
Head of Partnerships, DigitalMarketer
Marcus Murphy is a sales expert who cares deeply about the flourishing and success of entrepreneurs. Marcus previously worked for Yelp in San Francisco, going from start-up to multi-billion dollar giant. He has also worked at Infusionsoft as the Global Partner Development Manager where he developed and broadened new international markets through strategic partnerships, and is a recognized instructor and speaker at Linkedin.
Currently, the Head of Business Development & Partnerships at DigitalMarketer, Marcus has pioneered new and effective techniques that enhance the results of the traditional inside sales model.
Larry founded MobileMonkey in 2017 after seeing the need for a product that enables marketers to engage with customers via mobile messaging platforms. He assembled the founding team, raised a seed financing round and today focuses on product and marketing strategy. Prior to MobileMonkey, Larry was the founder and CTO of WordStream, the world’s leading provider of PPC marketing software, employing hundreds of people and managing approximately a billion dollars for thousands of customers worldwide. Larry was named “Marketer of the Year” by Search Engine Land, the US Search Awards, and PPC Hero. He studied Electrical Engineering at the University of Waterloo in Canada and has a 4-year-old and a newborn who keep him busy.
Founder, RightMind Inc.
After pursuing a successful sales career that started at the age of 19 and culminated in leading a software company to a successful $500 million exit, Dominic founded RightMind, along with his wife, Ivana. The goal of RightMind is to help small to medium-size businesses establish the processes, people, and approach that will ignite growth and scalability. After spending years working around marketing professionals, Dominic further evolved RightMind to include coaching programs designed to help agency owners turn more of their leads into paying clients and raving and referring superfans. Above all else, Dominic is a husband, father, and human. He has a passion for pretending to be a chef, cycling, and music. For him, a great weekend involves smoking meats for friends and family, enjoying a craft cocktail, and watching a little football.
Founder & President, Jeronamo Digital
Monique Morrison is the Founder of Jeronamo Digital Solutions, an award winning, full service marketing agency as well as a the lead trainer at its sister company, Success with Digital. Prior to launching Jeronamo, Monique was a Digital Media Specialist for Rogers Media as well as a Brand Manager for Starwood Hotels.
An educator at heart, Monique has been training teams and helping businesses launch and rebrand since 2006. When she's not brainstorming with clients she's blogging, reading into upcoming marketing trends, spending time at the lake.
Co-Founder & CEO, SixthDivision
Brad started SixthDivision almost 8 years ago to help entrepreneurs better design, architect, and implement marketing automation tools to grow revenue, save time, and create predictable client journeys.
Lecturer, Harvard Business School
Mark Roberge is a Senior Lecturer in the Entrepreneurial Management Unit at the Harvard Business School. He teaches Entrepreneurial Sales and Marketing in the second-year MBA program in the Fall term and The Entrepreneurial Manager and Startup Bootcamp in the first-year MBA program in the Spring and Winter terms. Prior to HBS, Mark served as SVP of Global Sales and Services at HubSpot (NYSE: HUBS) where he scaled annualized revenue from $0 to $100 million and expanded his team from 1 to 450 employees. Mark was ranked #19 in Forbes' Top 30 Social Sellers in the World. He was also awarded the 2010 Salesperson of the Year at the MIT Sales Conference. Mark is active with a number of startups as a board of director’s member, advisory board member, and investor. Mark received his MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a B.A. in Mechanical Engineering from Lehigh University. He has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes Magazine, Inc. Magazine, Boston Globe, TechCrunch, Harvard Business Review, and other major publications for his entrepreneurial ventures. Mark has channeled his success at HubSpot into the best-selling book, “The Sales Acceleration Formula: Using Data, Technology, and Inbound Selling to go from $0 to $100 Million” (Wiley, February 2015).
CEO, OMG Digital
Sonya Keenan has been a working in the digital space since dial up. As CEO of OMG Digital and founder of Australia’s premier event for business owners – DMDU Connect she has been responsible for helping 100’s of business owners to scale their business. With a career that has spanned from micro-business to the board rooms of some of Australia's largest corporations, Sonya understands the opportunity that digital offers all business and she is passionate about helping others to succeed through creating compelling stories that connect with your audience. Sonya believes that digital marketing is no longer a silo strategy…. It is at the core of all marketing and communication. Businesses need to be where their customers are when their customers want them…. The challenge facing all businesses is how they do this.
Coach & Consultant, Growit Group
Agencies across the world on how to market, sell, service and scale their businesses to success. She was born in Dublin, raised in Sligo and started her career in 1995 working in Dell in Bray. She moved with them to the UK for two years and then from there onto Sydney, Australia in 1999 where she lived for 12 years. In 2001 she started working in sales and marketing with Sony In 2008 she set her own Digital Consulting Agency in Sydney discovering the world of Inbound. In 2012 she made the decision to return home to Ireland to be closer to my family and to leverage the opportunities that were coming up in the software world as Dublin was becoming the tech capital of Europe and in order for her to grow professionally and personally. She established her agency Get Focused again with her long time friend, Ken who would then take over the business and she took a silent partner role. When she turned 40 she started working in HubSpot where the average age of employees was 25 years old where she was inspired to reinvented herself, how she looked and how she thought about her life. In HubSpot she got to consult to over 400+ agencies around the world about how to resell and service the software they had purchased for their own business and their clients. Overtime she found her consulting calls moving past the basics and onto conversations about the profitability of their bottom lines, how to create a hiring strategy and how to improve their team culture. This lead to her being hired as part of the Avidly merger team in the Growit Group as a full time Agency Coach & Consultant. She is passionate about helping Digital Agency Owners to have successful businesses and regularly interviews them on her podcast - Agency Life In her spare time she is a Powerlifting on an Irish Team and competes globally, she also likes to create clothing and art in her Creative Retreat in the West of Ireland.
Creator Clients in BULK
Jeanna Pool (pronounced gee-nah) has "cracked the code" on how to sign up truckloads of clients at ONE TIME, completely offline. She’s the creator of Clients in BULK™ an online training program where she teaches small business and agency owners how to sign up ALL of the clients they want and can handle for their business, in just ONE single day or ONE single weekend of work. The strategies taught in Clients in BULK™ are the exact marketing strategies Jeanna uses in her own highly successful, award-winning marketing firm. These strategies allowed her to dramatically explode the growth of her business in a very short amount of time without cold calling, blogging, doing free trials, sending out proposals or all of the other countless marketing activities most other small business and agency owners do to get clients. Born and raised in Odessa, Texas (she graduated from the same high school featured in the movie Friday Night Lights). She lives, works and plays in Denver, Colorado.
Founder and CEO, PR 20/20
Paul Roetzer is founder and CEO of PR 20/20 and Marketing Artificial Intelligence Institute; author of The Marketing Performance Blueprint (Wiley, 2014) and The Marketing Agency Blueprint (Wiley, 2012); and the creator of the Marketing Artificial Intelligence Conference (MAICON).
As a speaker, he's focused on making artificial intelligence approachable and actionable, and helping change agents drive transformation through marketing talent, technology and strategy. A graduate of Ohio University’s E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, Roetzer has consulted for hundreds of organizations, from startups to Fortune 500 companies.
Chief Executive Officer, BlitzMetrics
Dennis Yu is the Chief Executive Officer of BlitzMetrics, a digital marketing company which partners with schools to train young adults. Dennis’ mission is to provide education at no cost to students. Dennis’s program centers around mentorship, helping students grow their expertise in digital marketing to drive leads and sales by managing ad campaigns for enterprise clients like The Golden State Warriors, Nike, and Rosetta Stone. He’s an internationally recognized lecturer in Facebook Marketing, appearing live on CNN in front of 3.5 million viewers discussing Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, and has spoken over 730 times in 17 countries, spanning 5 continents, including keynotes at L2E, PubCon, Conversion Conference, Social Media Marketing World, Gultaggen, and Marketo Summit. Dennis has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, LA Times, National Public Radio, TechCrunch, Fox News, CNN, CBS Evening News. He’s a regular contributor to Adweek’s SocialTimes column and is published in Social Media Examiner, Social Media Club, Tweak Your Biz, B2C, SocialFresh, and Heyo. Dennis has held leadership positions at Yahoo! and American Airlines and studied Finance and Economics at Southern Methodist University and London School of Economics. He ran collegiate cross-country at SMU and has competed in over 20 marathons including a 70-mile ultramarathon. He was ranked as the number one speaker of the conference at the PPC Caesar’s Award 2018. Besides being a Facebook data and ad geek, you can find him eating chicken wings or playing Ultimate Frisbee in a city near you.
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