Win a Free Content Marketing Workshop!
Ready to amp up your content marketing efforts and train your whole team? We’re giving away one (and maybe more!) FREE content marketing workshop for up to 20 people, valued at $5,000 – we’ll even cover our travel expenses! Find out how you can win by reading the requirements.
What You Have to Do to Win
It’s simple: tell us why your organization needs a content marketing workshop.
How do you do that?
Be creative! We don’t want to limit your entry – so submit whatever you think will convince us to pick you. Maybe it’s a written entry, an infographic, a video, or something else.
Why You Want to Win
Start or accelerate your content marketing efforts: Whether you’re looking to get some expert insight before you jump into content marketing for the first time, or you want to re-ignite sluggish efforts, a content marketing workshop is an invaluable asset. It can align your people, processes, and priorities, and ultimately help to create a culture of content marketing within your organization.
Experience what more than 3,000 satisfied students have raved about: Our content marketing training experts travel around the country (and the globe!) every year, and have taught thousands of people how to successfully create, implement, and measure a content marketing strategy.
Learn a content marketing process that drives results: Framed within our proven 8 Step Process, our workshops impart real world wisdom and tactical advice, gathered and honed over years of work with our clients, and with our own internal content strategies. In this half day workshop, you will walk away with knowledge on each of the 8 Steps:
Receive resources to keep the learning alive: Everyone who attends will receive a workbook, certificate of completion, and you’ll also get a copy of our latest book that goes into each of the 8 Steps in detail, Content Marketing Works: 8 Steps to Transform your Business. The trainers will also provide numerous free tools, worksheets and resources to help you continue the learning journey long after they leave your organization.
Why We’re Doing This
Content marketing is no longer a trend, or some newfangled strategy; it’s an important part of digital marketing that is here to stay. Businesses must understand how to implement a strategy properly in order to see it work.
Here at Vertical Measures, we think of ourselves as teachers as well as marketers. Education is a priority for us and we get so excited about sharing our knowledge and helping companies transform their businesses. We’ve also found that workshops are the best ways to really see the ‘lightbulbs turn on’ and help drive the message that content marketing can work for any business, large or small.
See Our Workshops in Action
Other People Love our Workshops!
“The content marketing workshop was fantastic! Lots of under the hood tricks to get your content and website noticed.”
“Arnie Kuenn had a lot of knowledge to drop; and I was struggling to both take notes and forward ideas back to my boss as fast as I was thinking of them.”
“Quinn Whissen’s presentation was excellent and she did a great job keeping the group engaged. I took away a lot of useful information and tips that I plan to implement immediately.”
“I now understand content marketing better than I understand my Comcast remote control.”
Meet Our Trainers
We have a busy group of workshop leaders who present at over 25 conferences and speaking engagements a year. So depending on their speaking schedule, one of our following trainers will be heading to the winner’s location for their half day workshop.
Arnie Kuenn – CEO
Arnie Kuenn has held executive positions in the world of new technologies and marketing for more than 25 years. He is a frequent speaker at conferences like PubCon, SMX, and SES, in addition to being a respected thought leader in the content marketing industry. Arnie is also the author of Content Marketing Works: 8 Steps to Transform your Business. In 2014, Arnie was honored as the Interactive Person of the Year in Arizona.
Quinn Whissen – Marketing Manager
Quinn has keen insights into both the high-level strategy work and day-to-day implementation that goes into creating digital marketing that drives results. She teaches content workshops around the country and speaks regularly on a range of digital and design topics. Quinn is also the co-founder of This Could Be PHX, an urban awareness group striving to revitalize Downtown Phoenix through creative content and social engagement.
Mike Huber – Director of Business Strategy
Mike has over 20 years experience in marketing and advertising. Starting out in newspaper advertising, Mike has seen the transformation of print to digital. For the past 15 years, Mike has been involved in online marketing, developing extensive PPC programs and organic SEO tactics, resulting in a significant growth, traffic, and revenue for his clients. Mike is an accomplished public speaker and presents frequently on advertising and marketing topics.
Important Things to Know before you Enter
- The submission window begins 8/27/15 and will close after 9/30/15.
- Entries are limited to one per company.
- Entries are limited to brands or non-profits. No marketing agencies, associations or conferences may apply.
- Anything you submit can be used publicly.
- You must be based in the continental U.S.A. to enter.
The “fine print…”
- We will cover the cost of transportation, housing and all materials. The workshop is capped at 20 students. If you have more people that you’d like to join, it will be $50 per person over 20.
- You must book and complete your free content marketing workshop no later than January 31st, 2016. Scheduling is dependent upon our trainers’ availability and will be worked out upon win.
- If chosen, you must supply the workshop space/venue, and appropriate A/V equipment for a PowerPoint presentation. The venue must be based within the continental U.S.A.
How We’ll Pick a Winner
We will choose the top entries that we receive within our management team here at Vertical Measures. We will send out these finalist’s entries to our whole staff, who will then vote on the winner. We may pick more than one winner depending on the entries we receive – it’s not limited to one free workshop! The winner(s) will be notified by October 9th.
Contest entries are now closed.