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Ad Campaigns: Breaking Down What Worked, What Didn’t & Why

Jack Zerby takes us on an entertaining journey visiting old and new advertising campaigns and gives us a breakdown on what he thinks worked, including ads that missed the mark. With sarcasm and humor Jack points out the all the appeals marketers use to grab the attention of the target spanning from fear, humor, rational, sex or bandwagon propaganda…

  • Live Webinar
  • Thursday March 14, 2019
    10:00 AM

LaunchLINK: Getting Ready for Equity

PLEASE NOTE: This LaunchLINK session has been rescheduled to March 13, 2019 at Noon.

If all you know about equity investment is what you’ve seen on “Shark Tank," you’ve only scratched the surface of this method of financing high-growth companies.  Whether you’re sure that equity funding is the right financing vehicle for your company or you want to get more information, here’s a video conference seminar that will give you some straight answers and help you prepare for equity investment.

  • Multiple locations via webinars
  • Wednesday March 13, 2019
    12:00 PM

LaunchLINK: Google Lead Gen: How to Get the Most out of Local Search

Google is constantly bringing new products to their local search for business designed to deliver leads in the form of a call, visit or purchase. Find out how to get the most out of local search on Google to drive leads and traffic to you business and best your competition.

 

  • Multiple locations via webinars
  • Wednesday February 27, 2019
    06:00 PM

How to Build a Brilliant Marketing Plan

Entrepreneurs focus on launching new products, but they also need to think about markets. Who will buy your product? What problem does your product solve? In this 1-hour session, you will learn the elements of building a marketing plan for your new business.

  • Live Webinar
  • Thursday February 21, 2019
    12:00 PM

Celebrate Women in Tech Meetup NWPA

Join us for a Women in Tech meetup to encourage, toast, inspire and support Women in Tech!

  • Room 33 1033 State Street, Erie, PA
  • Wednesday February 20, 2019
    05:00 PM

Capital Call with Jayson Tischler

Start the New Year right in preparing yourself for your 2019 fundraising plans. As a way to jumpstart that effort, Ben Franklin Venture Investment Forum is hosting its next Capital Call webinar meetup on February 13, 2019. Our guest speaker this time around is Jayson Tischler, Principal at Rittenhouse Ventures. Rittenhouse Ventures is a Philadelphia-based, emerging-growth venture capital firm that partners with entrepreneurs to deliver right-sized investments, deep expertise, regional relationships, and successful financial outcomes.

  • Live Webinar
  • Wednesday February 13, 2019
    09:30 AM

LaunchLINK: Setting up QuickBooks Online

Congratulations!

You’ve decided that Quickbooks Online is the bookkeeping program for your business. The features and settings which are decided upon during setup will affect every area of QuickBooks. With proper setup, you will be able to manage your customers and vendors along with tracking income and expenses.

  • Multiple locations via videoconference
  • Wednesday December 19, 2018
    06:00 PM

The Top 10 Tricks for Lead Generation - Ruth Stevens

Your sales productivity improves dramatically when marketing can deliver a steady supply of qualified leads to their sales counterparts. Like many areas of direct marketing, lead generation and management is more of a science than an art.  If you follow the processes and best practices of B2B lead generation today, you can dramatically improve sales results. 

  • Webinar
  • Thursday November 29, 2018
    10:30 AM

LaunchLINK: SBIR/STTR Overview

Eleven federal agencies offer $2.5 billion research and development grant to small businesses This non-dilutive capital may be integral to your new product commercialization plan. This video conference seminar will teach you about this important funding program.

  • Multiple locations via videoconference
  • Wednesday November 28, 2018
    12:00 PM

LaunchLINK: New Guidelines for Paid & Unpaid College Internships

As the labor market tightens and more Baby Boomers retire, an internship program can be one of the best solutions for bringing on new talent—especially in small-to-medium-sized organizations.  Like every new venture, it’s crucial to have a plan; otherwise implementing an internship program can seem quite daunting.

  • Multiple locations via videoconference
  • Wednesday October 24, 2018
    06:00 PM

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