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Join us for our Kitsap Business Forum meeting on Tuesday, February 8th where our featured speaker will be Jennifer Filzen, owner of Rock Star Marketing in Monterey, California. Jennifer’s marketing agency is the category king of storytelling for the auto repair industry, and she will be sharing her marketing wisdom with our group.

Some of the topics we will be covering include:

  • What is new for social media in 2022?
  • What do the changes in Facebook mean for the average business owner?
  • Why are video marketing and podcasting so important?
  • How can you use social media to attract workers and clients to your business?

You won’t want to miss this opportunity to spend some time with Jennifer Filzen and learn more about how you can use social media to your advantage. This will be an interactive discussion, so bring your questions for Jennifer to answer.

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The Kitsap Business Forum exists to engage business leaders and stimulate thinking so that collectively, we grow a healthy Kitsap economy.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Learn the six key ingredients needed to retain customers
  • Explore the number one path to popularity
  • Discover the three essentials to relationship marketing

Bonus! everyone who attends can sign up to receive a FREE PDF copy of Arnold’s book Get Along with Anyone, Anytime, Anywhere.

YOUR PRESENTER

Arnold Sanow

Arnold Sanow, MBA, CSP, is a speaker, trainer, and coach who works with leaders and teams to help them get along better with customers, co-workers, and stakeholders by improving their interpersonal relationships, sales interactions, communication, emotional intelligence, and presentation skills. He is the author of seven books including Get Along with Anyone, Anytime, Anywhere; Marketing Boot Camp; and Present with Power, Punch, and Pizzazz. He has delivered over 2,500 keynotes and professional development programs. Successful Meetings Magazine named him one of the top 5 best “bang for the buck” speakers in the USA. Arnold is also a former adjunct professor at Georgetown University.

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One of the keys to achieving business success is to be more data centric. Relying on analytics and hard data rather than guesswork enables you to make smarter decisions toward higher profits and better customer satisfaction. In the Uplift Kitsap, we’ll talk about how to harness the power of data.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Using customer data to identify your best customers
  • Understanding consumer purchase behavior and habits
  • Optimizing your marketing and lead generation

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Abrann Harris

Abrann Harris is a business marketing coach. Abrann and his wife Sharon own the Valpak of Western WA West franchise. Valpak is the leading direct mailer in the country and a resource for business advertising data, trends, and expertise.

Abrann has been in sales for over 30 years. Prior to Valpak, Abrann spent 23 years in the insurance industry as an insurance and financial advisor. He has led successful sales teams as a senior branch and territory manager for Liberty Mutual for 18 of those years. Abrann feels he has been blessed to learn from some of the best minds in business, and he in turn hopes to pass on that knowledge to help as many as he can to start and build successful businesses of their own.

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In this interactive Master Class, “Elaine, the Brain” will help you discover the gap in your business. Once you discover that gap, you will find your Goldmine! Be sure to grab your printable workbook on her website: https://www.elaineturso.com/freebie.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • How to use your previous customers/clients to discover the gap
  • How to create marketing campaigns to attract the gap
  • How to set your company apart by serving the gap

Elaine TursoElaine Turso (aka “Elaine, the Brain”) is a creative business mentor and entrepreneur. Sometimes using colorful sentence enhancers, she will challenge you to get out of your own way and get things done.

Elaine is a trained “Dare to Lead” professional, managing director of Polka Dot Powerhouse Diamond membership, and cofounder of the 83/38 Collective. Mindset, education, and accountability are the foundational pillars that have contributed to her success.

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HIGHLIGHTS

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  • Using social media for SEO
  • Opportunities and obstacles of SEO

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Social Media is a world all its own. Marketing your business on social media is easy to do if you understand how to use the various platforms to your advantage. Social media specialist Valarie Harris will help you get a leg up on your 2021 marketing efforts by increasing your knowledge of paid and organic reach on popular platforms.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • By the numbers: social media platform significance and stats
  • Pros and Cons: The differences between paid and organic reach on social media
  • How to maximize your time, efforts, and money using paid reach
  • Learn a variety of techniques to increase your organic reach

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Valerie HarrisValarie Harris is the founder and president of Varris Marketing and the Soul Intensified Entrepreneur. Valarie is a certified business, branding, and marketing coach who specializes in social media marketing. Her passion is creating purposeful and soul-driven plans of action to help businesses build their brand stories. Before starting Varris in 2012, Valarie enjoyed a 28-year career in corporate retail management.

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How long has it been since you’ve taken a serious look at your best customers? Are you prioritizing the right products and services and giving your sales efforts the best chance by having a solid understanding of who is bringing money and influence to the table? Our guest, Maureen Jann, Chief Strategist at Kitsap-based marketing agency NeoLuxe Marketing, will talk about:

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  • How to better understand them to use your products and services to sell your offering
  • Evaluate how your conversations might change in a post-pandemic world

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Maureen Jann is a veteran B2B marketer whose career in digital media has grown up with the Internet. She is the co-owner of Bremerton’s original coworking space, Spark Commons, and the founder and managing director of SuperDeluxe Marketing, a marketing, content, and thought leadership strategy agency. Maureen has a Bachelor of Arts from San Jose State University and her side projects have earned her an MBA from the School of Failed Startups. She is a frequent guest on podcasts, a regular conference speaker and a guest author on prestigious blogs like Content Marketing Institute and Spin Sucks. She is passionate about unusual shoes, crafts, and artfully crafted cocktails. In her carefully guarded free time, Maureen loves exploring the beautiful Pacific Northwest with her daughter and husband.

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On the U.S. domestic front, Jason has proven a catalyst for the growth consulting with small business, mid-cap, non-profit and government clients. Under his leadership, the development of new marketing and strategic plans helped set new revenue benchmarks for multiple clients.

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