05 Aug August 6, 2018 – Marketing Automation Magnus Unemyr, Voice Search Duane Forrester and Conscious Communications Mary Shores
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Magnus Unemyr – Marketing automation and AI consultant. Author of MASTERING ONLINE MARKETING – Create business success through content marketing, lead generation, and marketing automation.: Learn email marketing, … using web analytics and Google Analytics
Magnus Unemyr is a marketing automation and artificial intelligence consultant, author, and speaker. He is based in Sweden but works internationally and has given talks around the world on software development and digital marketing. His 25 years of experience includes senior positions in the global software arena including vice president of sales and marketing, product manager, product marketing manager, project manager, and software developer. Magnus also co-founded a successful software tools company. His knowledge and experience in software development, marketing automation, and AI places him in a unique position to assist other companies in using these tools to improve customer interactions and grow revenue. He has seen for himself, in his own experience, how automation and artificial intelligence tools can amplify brand awareness, dramatically improve customer nurture and grow sales.
Duane Forrester – VP of Industry Insights with Yext
Duane Forrester is the VP of “Industry Insights with Yext.” Prior to becoming the VP of Industry Insights for Yext, Duane accumulated over 20 years’ experience in the search and social fields. He is the author of How to Make Money with Your Blog: The Ultimate Reference Guide for Building, Optimizing, and Monetizing Your Blog and Turn Clicks Into Customers: Proven Marketing Techniques for Converting Online Traffic into Revenue, through McGraw-Hill. Along the way, Duane has worked in marketing & PR with Caesar’s Palace, run his own websites, communities, and consultancy, worked for small and enterprise publishers online. Past work included almost 9 years with Microsoft and Bing where he helped run their Webmaster Tools program, as well as the SEO program at MSN. In between the bookends of Yext and Bing, Duane ran the operation for Bruce Clay, Inc., one of the oldest names in digital marketing. For several years, Duane’s focus included writing for SearchEngineLand.com, moderating in the original SearchEngineForums.com and being a Board member with SEMPO, where he founded the InHouse Committee and SEMPO’s annual Industry Salary Survey.
Mary Shores – Business & Personal Development Speaker, Conscious Communications Author, Social Entrepreneur, Collection Agency CEO
Mary Shores is the owner and founder of Midstate Collection Solutions, Inc., one of the most unique collection agencies in the country, focusing on positive communication, integrity, and accountability. Recognized as a leader of innovative thought, she has spent over a decade teaching businesses and individuals how to inspire others, create new ways of thinking, identify their goals, and take action to create meaningful results. She is the innovative founder of the groundbreaking Conscious Communications system. Mary travels across the nation giving lectures and teaching courses and has been featured on local and national radio and television shows, podcasts, and blogs. Mary’s story is compelling, after losing her first child at 19 she decided to turn tragedy into triumph and within five years had built an 8-figure debt collection agency. Building upon this success, Mary has also spent her career as an author, speaker, and entrepreneur, with the goal of generating positive and pragmatic solutions for people who are stuck both personally and professionally. Mary is the award-winning author of Hay House’s best selling book, Conscious Communication – a step-by-step guide to harnessing the power of your words to change your mind, your choices and your life.