Digital Summit Masterclasses

December 2 | 10:00am – 4:00pm

(Included in Platinum pass; upgrade fee applies to all other ticket types)

Transformative Full-Day Deep Dives

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Who should attend a Digital Summit Masterclass?

These Masterclasses are great for content marketers, social media mavens, brand evangelists, digital strategists and marketing leadership – and anyone else facing challenges including:

  • The most effective goal-focused social strategies and custom social media playbook for your business
  • How to create content that moves, sings and smiles to capture audience attention
  • Evaluating and optimizing your organic and paid social marketing
  • Choose the KPIs and benchmarks to consistently demonstrate your social campaigns’ health
  • Understanding the most meaningful math, behaviorial science, and metrics behind successful Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO)
  • Which data sources can give you the best conversion insights
  • Managing design, content, and executive expectations
  • Secrets behind the highest converting landing pages or ads
  • Next-level testing and analytics strategies

“A wealth of marketing knowledge and insight. Information overload – in a good way”

– Digital Summit attendee

What’s Included?
  • 6 hours of drill-down, deep-dive content, tips, and insights
  • Workbooks from both Masterclasses
  • Exclusive DS Masterclass Certification
  • Lunch, snacks, coffee, and free WiFi

Pre-event Monday, December 02

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Building Blocks for Content That Rocks

Masterclass
  • Tamsen Webster, The Red Thread
  • Tamsen Webster

We’ll cover topics including:

  • SITUATION – How to define your primary audience and its mindset: what they want, value, and struggle with
  • SUBSTANCE – How to define the big idea of the content; how to identify your content’s Red Thread® (the differentiating core message); how to determine the five key elements that serve as the minimum viable case for your idea
  • STRUCTURE – How to build a draft storyline for your content; how to anticipate and overcome objections; how to use structure to keep your audience interested and engaged
  • SUPPORT – How to make your content come alive; where and how should you use data, concepts, stories, and exercises
  • “STRETCHING” – How to adapt your core message for additional audiences and for various stages of the consumer journey; how to create a “message matrix” to brainstorm consistent, but compelling, content ideas
  • STYLE – How can you make this process, and your content, truly fit you? How can you make the most of your own individual style to engage and empower the audience?

After this workshop, you’ll be able to:

  • Clearly define the goals and objectives for every piece of content you create and implement a process to achieve them
  • Identify the five key concepts that create a Red Thread® (your content’s core message) and how to use them to title, structure, summarize, and write your content
  • Develop outlines for content anywhere from 100 to 10,000+ words
  • Explore and adopt the four Message Mindsets to add variety and interest to your content
  • Create a “swipe file” for endless inspiration
  • Apply a Message Matrix to help you adjust your message across audiences and applications, as well as to match the consumer journey

This session is for marketers and content creators:

  • Responsible for the day-to-day communication of company messages that convert current and potential clients and customers
  • Fluent in the company’s overall brand, vision, values, and mission
  • Well-versed in the goals, challenges, and behaviors of current and ideal customers and clients
Included with Platinum Passes, upgrade required for Conference, Plus, & Premium Passes

How to Hack Facebook’s New Algorithm Changes

Masterclass
  • Carlos Gil, Gil Media Co.
  • Carlos Gil
  • Create ‘your’ customer journey and gain the ROI benefits of mapping that journey
  • Understand why it’s vital to create content that resonates with your audience at different stages of the customer journey
  • Strategize, ideate and create user-focused content infused with SEO best practices that beat the competition in search and beyond
  • Know where, when and how to promote your content in a way that encourages engagement and moves your prospects through the customer journey
  • Build an audience that you own, not rent, and the prove the value it creates for your organization
  • Evaluate your return on investment (ROI) for your digital marketing efforts
Included with Platinum Passes, upgrade required for Conference, Plus, & Premium Passes

Advanced Digital Analytics Strategies and Tactics

Masterclass
  • Chris Sietsema, Teach to Fish Digital
  • Chris Sietsema

At the end of this masterclass, you’ll be able to:

  • Create new Google Analytics (GA) Accounts, Properties and Views and/or audit an existing account.
  • Configure conversion goals, filters, account integrations, advanced segments and cross-domain tracking within GA.
  • Prepare an accurate, reliable and repeatable process for campaign tracking code creation and stewardship.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of Google Tag Manager.
  • Develop meaningful and actionable reports for a variety of audiences from senior leadership to content marketers and media tacticians.
  • Use Google Data Studio to automate your reporting process.
  • Compare and contrast different attribution models.
  • Utilize analytics documentation and other tools to improve measurement efficiency and advance your analytics program.
Included with Platinum Passes, upgrade required for Conference, Plus, & Premium Passes
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