Effective Marketing for Entrepreneurs & Startups

Effective Marketing for Entrepreneurs & Startups
Event on 2013-11-18 17:30:00

Whether you’re getting ready to pitch your idea, launch a startup, or grow your existing company, you need to know how to communicate what you’re doing and spread your message effectively. Marketing isn't just for big companies.

If you're a startup trying to gain customers or if you're an entrepreneur with just an idea, it's the same – it’s all about communicating what you have to others.  'Marketing' can be anything from making sure good copy is on your website to mailers to posting messages or ads on your social media channels to verbally pitching your idea to a potential partners or investors.  Doing at least some form of marketing – wherever you are in your company's development – has become critical in determining your future success.

But what's the best approach for where you are now?

How do you best communicate your message and what and where should that message be?

How do the latest digital trends affect your business?

Should you use Facebook Ads? Google AdWords? Or?

How can you effectively use marketing to grow and what can you do with a budget?

Which methods will maximize your efforts with social media campaign?

What role will search engine optimization (SEO) play in all of this and how can you stand out from potential competitors?

Our marketing experts will cover all of this and more at this unique event.  They will cover tips, tricks, and the latest trends to  forward your company or idea through effective forms of online and other marketing. As at all of our events, you will also have the opportunity to get your questions answered.





Matt Cail (Owner, Super Charge Marketing)

Robert Walzer (Owner, Rob1SEO)

Moderated by Colin Christianson (CEO/founder, Tenacious Ventures)


Event Pricing:
RSVP between 11/11 and 11/14 for

RSVP between 11/15 and 11/18 for

Or at the door

Event includes food and beverages.

Sorry, no refunds. This event could sell out. Register today!


This Seattle Entrepreneurs event is sponsored by Rob1SEO and Davis Wright Tremaine.


Rob1SEO (http://Rob1SEO.com) is a Seattle search engine optimization company thats helps businesses move to the top of Google and other search engines to displace their competition and win new clients.

Davis Wright Tremaine (http://dwt.com) is a law firm, dedicated to providing excellent legal services, and delivering them in a manner customized to each client’s particular needs and preferences.


SCHEDULE: Check-In/Mingling (5:30-6:15pm), Panel Discussion (around 6:15-8pm), Meet The Panelists/Mingling (8-8:30pm)

PLEASE NOTE: Please arrive as close to 5:30pm as possible. (The building's lobby elevators are locked at 7pm, so NO LATE ARRIVALS).



Matt Cail has been involved in one form of Internet marketing or another since the late 1990s.  He has been an avid user of social media, focusing on applications for business.  He regularly speaks to Chambers of Commerce and other associations on the power of social media.  His company, Super Charge Marketing, serves clients up and down the West Coast, providing consulting and management services for businesses and individuals on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and other social media sites.


Robert Walzer is the founder and owner of Rob1SEO, a Seattle search engine optimization company. Rob1SEO helps businesses move to the top of Google and other search engines to displace their competition and win new clients. Previously, as a serial entrepreneur, Rob has successfully started other internet-based businesses importing and selling material handling equipment and liquidating inventory for technology based companies. Prior to that, he had worked for major aerospace companies including Hughes Aircraft Company, Rockwell Collins, and General Dynamics. He's also been a featured industry speaker at various satellite technology conferences throughout Europe and holds both an MBA and Electrical Engineering degree. He's also the holder of two US Patents covering satellite TV and Internet on commercial aircraft.


Colin Christianson is the CEO & founder of Tenacious Ventures, which has driven online marketing programs and digital media creation for some of the largest brands in the world including Microsoft, The Gates Notes Foundation, ING Direct Sharebuilder, Clarisonic and more. By leveraging live video broadcasts, social media and online analytics he has revamped the way campaigns and events market themselves. He has trained, led and analyzed one of the largest international social media initiatives in the world covering Microsoft Imagine Cup for the past 3 years. Colin serves on the board for the Young Entrepreneur Social and Team Up for Non-Profits.


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