January 8th, 2010

Sage Island Speaking Engagements

by Mike Duncan

Surf Expo

1/13 All Day
Multichannel Marketing for Retailing
Today’s retail operations include more venues than ever before. As websites compete with brick and mortar stores and catalogs, new media marketing channels such as blogs, Facebook, and Twitter are rapidly growing to compete with traditional advertising. In this seminar, you’ll learn to utilize all of these marketing channels to drive traffic to your retail store. You’ll learn new ways to grow your retail business and reach new customers now. From the basics of driving web traffic through search engine marketing to landing page optimization, this seminar will prepare you to navigate the new retail marketing landscape to maximize your reach.

1/14 11am
Navigating the Social Web
Presented by: Mike Duncan, Sage Island CEO
This seminar will give you tips to improve your website’s promotional strategy through blogging, social marketing, and Web 2.0 results. Learn to utilize the social web to connect with your client base, improve customer service, and generate sales leads. Streamline your blogging and social media marketing methods with the latest tools, techniques, and innovation. You will leave the seminar with actionable tactics you can use to make money NOW.

1/16 2pm
Learning the World of Pay-Per-Click Advertising
Presented by: Mike Duncan, Sage Island CEO
PPC Advertising isn’t just about sponsored search listings anymore. In this seminar, you’ll learn about emerging pay-per-click methods, including product feeds for shopping search engines like Google Base, affiliate marketing techniques, and more. You’ll also learn tried and true methods for getting your business at the top of the search results in Google, Yahoo, and Bing instantly with sponsored listings. Get instant visibility and measurable results for your business with these tips and tricks.


SIA

Fri, 1/29 – 8am
Get started in the world of Ecommerce: Ecommerce for Beginners
Presented by: Mike Duncan, Sage Island CEO
In this seminar, you’ll learn tips and tricks for beginners in ecommerce. From using a Yahoo shopping cart to building a custom ecommerce website with an integrated POS system, this seminar offers simple step-by-step instructions for how to sell and market your products online and where to take your online business next. Utilize the top tools and techniques for ecommerce success along with analytics to track your conversion rate and maximize your selling power. You’ll learn the techniques that make ecommerce giants like Amazon and Endless successful to turn your mom and pop store into an online selling machine.

Fri, 1/29 – 11:30am
Tricks to Improve E-Commerce Website Traffic
Presented by: Mike Duncan, Sage Island CEO
This seminar will outline best practices for analyzing and refining your ecommerce website to maximize your online sales power. Turn your website into a selling machine with optimized graphics and landing pages that convert. We explore how to analyze web data to determine if your category pages, detail pages and checkout process are performing up to par, and discuss best practices to help improve performance and increase revenue.


ASR

Wed. 2/3 at 11:00
Pay-Per-Click Advertising the basics and beyond
Presented by: Mike Duncan, Sage Island CEO
In this seminar, you’ll learn the ins and outs of paid search engine listings as well as emerging pay-per-click methods, including product feeds for shopping search engines like Google Base, affiliate marketing techniques, and more. Learn how to get your website to the top of the search results in Google, Yahoo, and Bing instantly with sponsored listings. PPC offers instant visibility and measurable results for your business. Master it with these tips and tricks!