Thursday, August 8, 2013

The Small Business Expo

Good Morning -
There is a limited amount of EXHIBITOR SPACE available at the upcoming Boston show.
Please let me know if you'd like to exhibit in front of thousands of business owners shopping for new products & services like yours.  Nothing beats face-to-face marketing with your exact target demographic!
Small Business Expo 2013 - Boston
Thursday October 17, 2013 10AM-5PM
Hynes Convention Center

- Erik Eitelman
click here for exhibitor info: 





Since 1968
The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is pleased to announce its partnership with the Spain and Latin American Chambers of Commerce in New York in the launching of an exciting and dynamic networking program. This represents an effort to expand the reach of the growing Latin American markets and promote a better understanding between the business communities of those countries.
Join us for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres with other top executives and international professionals.

12th Annual 
Spain & Latin America Networking Event 
  August 29, 2013
 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Partnering chambers:
Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
Bolivian-American Chamber of Commerce
Colombian-American Association
Ecuadorean American Association
North American-Chilean Chamber of Commerce
Peruvian-American Association
Spain-U.S. Chamber of Commerce
U.S.-Mexico Chamber of Commerce
Venezuelan-American Association of the U.S.
Host & Sponsor
43-45 Grand Street
New York City

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Short Cuts 2013 Flyer
NEW YORK CITY AUG. 20th - 21st

This year Short Cuts Festival expands to TWO DAYS of shorts films!!! Come join us for the 8th Annual NBC Short Cuts Festival!
And you might as well come to the Short Cuts Panel Discussion for the tools you need to help you break in the Industry. All this will be at the School Of Visual Arts for FREE but you have to RSVP

TUESDAY AUG. 20, 2013
NBCU Short Cuts Festival Panel Discussion
"How to Pitch, Market & Fund your Project"  
    TIME: 5:30pm 

NBC Short Cuts Semi-Finals Screening
Hosted by Sherrod Small
TIME: 7:30pm 

WEDNESDAY AUG. 21, 2013  
NBC Short Cuts Semi-Finals Screening
Hosted by Hannibal Buress
TIME: 7:30pm 
All Short Cuts events will be held at:
School of Visual Arts Theatre
333 W. 23rd Street 
New York, NY 10011


WUDD Tee Shirt
EVERYWHERE  - AUG. 12th - till we run out

So many of y'all been asking to buy my shirts online.  Well guess what? "Wil Sylvince's Why-U Do Dis tee shirts are NOW on sale online! Go to:  

2013 Brazil Economic Conference
The current volatility of the international markets and significant shift in the overall perception of Brazil and its economic policies demand a comprehensive discussion and review of the challenges  and opportunities ahead.
Top executives from the public and private sectors, fund managers, financial analysts, and representatives from the academia and government spheres will meet in Washington to discuss the current and future state of Latin America's largest economy.
Don't miss what is sure to be an exciting panel discussion!
Friday, October 11, 2013
8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center 
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C.  

Click here to register online.
Click here to download the registration form.
Please forward this notice to your colleagues and business associates.

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Some small businesses are getting creative and earning their social media followers' trust -- and their dollars -- by ditching the one-way hard sell that's all too common on Facebook and Twitter.

They understand that social-media platforms are fertile ground for potentially lucrative two-way conversations with their target customers. To these companies, there's much more to social marketing than peddling their brand story as bait for hollow likes, re-pins and re-tweets... 

Increase Engagement with Customers Through a Content Marketing Strategy

In content marketing, consistency is everything. In an interview with Marketing Sherpa, George Stenitzer, VP of Communications at Tellabs claims that his content marketing strategy, which he refers to as "message maps," tripled his company's yearly revenue. These message maps are nothing more than a one-page document, outlining the most important points on a given topic and are designed to keep all departments on the same page with content publishing. After using message maps for one year, Tellabs was able to triple their engagement with company-produced content, which Stenitzer says ultimately contributed to the boost in revenue...

One of the most fun and frustrating things to do working in social media is coming up with content strategies. Developing a great strategy is the opportunity to present a brand in a way that is informative, entertaining and useful. Some people create and post content on the fly; however I highly recommend that you think strategically when trying to create content that will resonate with your audience. As marketers we are competing with friends, family and other marketers for real estate in news feeds, so we have to come up with quality content. Creating a strategy can be difficult at times, so here are 5 things to think about... 

10 Questions to Ask When Choosing an Email Marketing Service

When it comes to finding new customers and marketing to existing ones, email can be more effective than social media. Acquiring new customers via email marketing has quadrupled since 2009 and now comprises some 7.5 percent of all gained customers, according to a recent report from Custora, a New York City-based marketing analytics firm.

If your business isn't tapping into email marketing yet, you could be missing out on attracting new customers. There are many relatively affordable and user-friendly email marketing services available to help you create, send and track email campaigns. But which one is right for your company?.... 

1. Crash Course on LinkedIn Sponsored Updates

LinkedIn just released brand new Sponsored Updates, giving marketers yet another great way to generate leads through social media. This free crash course will teach you how to set up your Sponsored Update campaigns and optimize them to grow your reach. Get your free copy here: 101 Companies Rocking Social Media ....

Digital Manager - MediaVest
New York-based MediaVest meets every market challenge with an adroit combination of art and science, people and talent. It produces content, creates innovative media partnerships, and invests in the technology and data analytics that inform clients and continually redefine the marketplace. For more information on MediaVest, visit . MediaVest is part of Starcom MediaVest Group (SMG), which was named Adweek's Media Agency of the Decade in 2009. As a division of Publicis Groupe we're connected like no other network and we are looking for passionate and inquisitive people to join us...

Business Development/Online Media Buyer The Business Development/ Online Media Buyer is responsible for researching, negotiating and developing profitable media and vendor relationships with cost-effective, scalable and targeted sources of online media that can provide qualified and profitable traffic. In addition, the buyer will negotiate pricing and acquire inventory primarily on a CPA basis for banners, email, pop-up, router traffic and other direct response inventory, while ensuring that sources maintain the minimum acceptable ROI metrics/goals....

Assurant Health is the brand name for a family of health insurance products focused on providing a variety of affordable plan choices to consumers. The portfolio of health care products includes major medical, supplemental and fixed-benefit plans for individuals, families and small employers. Assurant Health is committed to providing access to convenient health care delivery, easy-to-understand products and value-added services that help customers better manage their health care dollars and get the most out of their coverage-ultimately seeking to protect not only financial security but also the health and well being of its customers. Assurant Health's products are underwritten and issued by John Alden Life Insurance Company, Union Security Life Insurance Company and Time Insurance Company, which has been in business since 1892. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., Assurant Health employs approximately 2,000 employees. More information about Assurant Health can be found on the company's website at

Media Supervisor - DWA
As a media agency, we live and breathe technology. DWA clients develop, manufacture and manage the network infrastructure, software and hardware that keep businesses connected, and they make consumer IT products and services that we all use every day. We know the business of technology, enterprise and consumer, inside out, and we know how to communicate with a receptive audience. DWA media teams don't need a primer on what you do or what your pain points are; they simply need to know what you want to achieve with your marketing budget...

Owning a home is at the very heart of middle-class security. It means a lifetime of memories -- of family dinners, basketball in the driveway, cookouts in the backyard, and watching your children grow up.
Your home is also a tangible connection to your community -- a critical part of the American identity. That's why having a home you can call your own is a cornerstone of what it means to have a middle-class life.
Today, President Obama will return to Phoenix to talk about the progress we need to build on in the housing market -- higher home values and helping millions refinance -- and the opportunities still before us.
It's time to help hard-working folks fulfill their dream of buying their first home. We can help responsible homeowners refinance their mortgage, and make sure middle-class families and all of those working to get into the middle class are never again on the hook to bailout certain mortgage lenders for irresponsibility and bad loans.
And that's just what President Obama outlined in Phoenix: commonsense steps that will help protect the middle class and everyone working to join it. So even as Washington gets bogged down by endless distractions and political game-playing, the President is focusing on what really matters.
But in the weeks and months ahead, we'll need your help getting the message out.
We put together a graphic that helps explain the President's plan for a more secure foundation for middle-class homeownership.

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