Seminars

How And Why To Audit Your Web Site (post-conference workshop)

Performance Measurements for Web Business -- Turning Your Internet Site Into an e-Business Profit Center — Chicago, IL

June 30th, 1999

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Are you absolutely sure that your Web site is running at peak efficiency, dazzling customers, coming up high in search engines, generating an adequate ROI, and not leaving you exposed to unnecessary litigation? Step-by-step, you’ll learn what areas to audit in your Internet presence, including: legal & procedural, public relations, financial, performance & reliability, customer service, Internet marketing task force, technical, user experience, accessibility, content, community, “findability”, e-commerce, privacy, security, and last but not least Y2K.

This interactive workshop will give you hands-on experience on:

  • Where and how to begin the evaluation process
  • What to audit and how often
  • Tools and resources to use in auditing
  • Benefits of auditing, risks of not auditing
  • Turning measurements and recommendations into an Implementation Plan
  • Applying all these tools and principles to your specific needs

Profiling Your Customers Using The Internet

Performance Measurements for Web Business -- Turning Your Internet Site Into an e-Business Profit Center — Chicago, IL

June 28th, 1999

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The Web can be a powerful tool for collecting detailed, up-to-date profile information about your customers and potential customers. There are many creative ways to tap in to various primary and secondary research sources. Greg Stromberg and Stephan Spencer will discuss how INX International Ink Co.:

  • Leverages customers, customers’ sites, employees, research firms, and online knowledge bases
  • Compels users to profile themselves through online communities, personalization, and “yellow pages” directories
  • Expanded their profiling system into an extranet
  • Obtained, consolidated, and integrated multiple databases into their profiling system

 

Post Conference Workshop Wednesday, June 30, 1999:

How And Why To Audit Your Web Site
Are you absolutely sure that your Web site is running at peak efficiency, dazzling customers, coming up high in search engines, generating an adequate ROI, and not leaving you exposed to unnecessary litigation? Step-by-step, you’ll learn what areas to audit in your Internet presence, including: legal & procedural, public relations, financial, performance & reliability, customer service, Internet marketing task force, technical, user experience, accessibility, content, community, “findability”, e-commerce, privacy, security, and last but not least Y2K.

This interactive workshop will give you hands-on experience
on:

  • Where and how to begin the evaluation process
  • What to audit and how often
  • Tools and resources to use in auditing
  • Benefits of auditing, risks of not auditing
  • Turning measurements and recommendations into an Implementation Plan
  • Applying all these tools and principles to your specific needs

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How And Why To Audit Your Web Site

Measuring & Evaluating Your Internet Marketing Mix — San Francisco, CA

May 24th, 1999

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Are you absolutely sure that your Web site is running at peak efficiency, dazzling customers, coming up high in the search engines, generating an adequate ROI, and not leaving you exposed to unnecessary litigation? Step-by-step, you’ll learn what areas to audit in your Internet presence, including: legal & procedural, public relations, financial, performance & reliability, customer service, Internet marketing task force, technical, user experience, accessibility, content, community, “findability”, e-commerce, privacy, security, and last but not least, Y2K.

This interactive workshop will give you hands-on experience on:

  • Where and how to begin the evaluation process
  • What to audit and how often
  • Tools and resources to use in auditing
  • Benefits of auditing, risks of not auditing
  • Turning measurements and recommendations into an Implementation Plan
  • Applying all these tools and principles to your specific needs

Turning Content, Consumers, and Competitors Into Competitive Advantage

Beyond the Banner — Chicago, IL

May 18th, 1999

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Birds Eye strives to find new and innovative ways to help consumers plan tonight’s dinner (our primary marketing objective). To this end, they’ve taken some common online marketing strategies — content aggregation, virtual communities, and personalization — and applied them in rather unconventional (and, we’re happy to say, successful) ways.

In this session we will discuss how Birds Eye:

  • Aggregates content through their Worldwide Recipe Search Engine
  • Personalizes content through their Personal Recipe Box and Personal Shopping List
  • Creates virtual communities through their Recipe Exchange and Web forums

Principles of Project Management Applied To Your Web Site

Next Generation Web Sites — San Diego, CA

April 26th, 1999

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Is your web site proliferating into something you didn’t anticipate or plan for (what one might call “viral growth”)?
Are the concepts of a critical path, the triple constraints, a Gantt chart, or statistical methods for estimating resource requirements foreign to you? The answer is probably yes, unless you’re a career project manager. But as Internet marketers, we have become Web site project managers, whether we like it or not. We must adapt, or risk extinction. And the projects we manage are quickly mushrooming. This not-too-technical session is jam-packed with essential tools, tips, and techniques for effectively managing any Internet project, whether it encompasses content, community, commerce, or all of the above.

Strategies for Streamlining Online Customer Service

Call Center Net '99 — New Orleans, LA

April 13th, 1999

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How can you get the most out of your online customer service? This extraordinary presentation will demonstrate a combination of both automated and self-regulating methods for providing customer service online. You will discover that you can significantly reduce your staffing costs with these techniques :

  • Auto-response email boxes
  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) with answers
  • Integrating your FAQs with email responses
  • Email newsletters/announcements
  • Email-based discussion groups (“listservs”)
  • Web-based discussion groups
  • Usenet-based discussion groups (“newsgroups”)
  • Intelligent search engines for your web site (both keyword- and concept-based)
  • Online databases that can be updated automatically by your customers via the Web

“Killer” Customer Service on the Internet

Call Center Net '99 — New Orleans, LA

April 12th, 1999

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This is the workshop you’ve been waiting for – a LIVE Internet connection so you can see what the buzz is all about, while an expert in Internet-based customer service explains what it all means! Customer service departments looking to “get on the Net” need to prepare for the opportunities, pitfalls, and competitive market niches that are being created in Cyberspace.

This in-depth, half-day workshop specifically designed for non-technical customer service professionals prepares you to more fully participate in the marketplace. Basic concepts, terms, practices, and directions will be clearly defined and demonstrated. A number of successful online customer service centers will be closely examined, as we analyze in detail the characteristics of their success. We’ll illustrate exactly how these companies are creating satisfied customizers and reducing operational costs. And most importantly, you’ll learn in this interactive workshop how to apply those techniques to your own online customer service venture. Demonstrations and discussions will include:

  • Auto-response email
  • Following up with personal email
  • Answering their questions before they ask them! Frequently Asked Questions with answers
  • Getting customers to help each other: online discussion groups
  • Getting your data out there: online libraries of technical specifications, ties with corporate systems (e.g. FedEx)
  • Putting it at their fingertips: using search engines and hierarchical indices
  • Personalized web pages and automated personal notification services by email

Get a jump on your competition and get the solid foundation you need to succeed in this exciting new customer service venue by joining us for this one-of-a-kind workshop!

Internet Marketing for the New Millennium

EconoPrint 1999 Seminar Series — Madison, WI

April 6th, 1999

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Whether you have an established website or you’re just beginning to think about one, this in-depth workshop will help you meet the new millennium head-on — with objectives, strategies, tactics, and measurable results, all in hand. Do you feel confident that your website is running at peak efficiency, dazzling customers, coming up high in search engines, generating an adequate ROI, and not leaving you exposed to unnecessary litigation?

Or, if you don’t yet have a website, are you adequately prepared to develop a solid Internet marketing plan, assemble an Internet marketing task force, create a budget and timeline, and then bring the project in on time and on budget? This seminar will introduce you to powerful and effective tips, tools, and techniques for planning and executing an effective Internet presence.

Specifically, you will learn:

  • “Insider” information about other companies’ online successes,
    failures, and lessons learned
  • Unique Internet marketing strategies and tactics, applied
    to your individual needs and situation
  • Brainstorming techniques and hands-on exercises that
    will identify new opportunities
  • How to identify and benchmark (creatively imitate) innovative
    marketing on the web
  • How to apply strategic planning, project management,
    one-to-one marketing, frequency marketing, and customer
    service to your online efforts
  • How to incorporate other aspects of the Internet besides
    the web, such as email and newsgroups, into your Internet
    strategy

From Strategy to Execution: Your Internet Presence

Marketing Communications (UW Management Institute) — Madison, WI

February 23rd, 1999

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  • Push versus pull technology
  • Expanding the value of e-mail
  • Web-based marketing
  • Establishing linkages

Leading New Customers to Your Site to Purchase

Business to Business Marketing on the Internet (IIR) — San Francisco, CA

January 28th, 1999

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Your online enemy is no longer your competitor, but instead the information glut that fills the Internet. This session will analyze how to rise above this “data smog” to effectively capture the customer’s attention then close the sale.

  • Using existing customer data to target new customers
  • The targeted approach to e-mail
  • The benefits of an interactive site for product testing and demonstration
  • Case studies of innovative companies succeeding in new business acquisitions