Early-Bird Registration For Mediabistro Social Media Marketing Boot Camp Ends Thursday

By David Cohen 

The early-bird deadline to register for Mediabistro’s Social Media Marketing Boot Camp is rapidly approaching: Attendees have until this Thursday, May 10, to save $100.

The eight-week event, running from June 7 through Aug. 2, is an online conference and interactive workshop that will guide attendees through launching a social media campaign across several popular platforms.

The Social Media Marketing Boot Camp will focus on tracking traffic, engagement, and conversion to sales, and content includes live weekly video webcasts, ongoing forum discussions, complete strategic assignments, and the chance to work within small groups and benefit from one-on-one feedback.

The scheduled speakers are:

  • Evan Bailyn, founder, First Page Sage
  • Michelle Barna, social media communications director, Deep Focus
  • Jen Brown, digital director, Today.com
  • Brian Carter, author, The Like Economy: How Businesses Make Money with Facebook
  • Sandy Carter, vice president, social business evangelism and sales, IBM
  • Lauren Dugan, co-editor, AllTwitter
  • Gregory Galant, founder and chief executive officer, Sawhorse Media
  • Alex Leo, director of Web product, Thomson Reuters Digital
  • Mark McDonald, author, The Social Organization: Use SM to Tap the Collective Genius of Your Customers and Employees and group vice president and Gartner Fellow, Gartner Executive Programs
  • Michael Monello, partner and chief creative officer, Campfire
  • Gracey Newman, digital marketing manager, VH1
  • Amy Sample Ward, co-author and facilitator, Social By Social
  • Jim Tobin, CEO, Ignite Social Media
  • Amy Vernon, head honcho, Amy Vernon LLC

The event’s advisors are:

  • Lisa Aragon, co-founder, Double Dutch
  • Luis Gomez, media specialist, Aerobics and Fitness Association of America
  • Stephanie Hatch, social media and email marketing specialist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Jessica Krywosa, director of Web communication, Suffolk University

Register by Thursday for rates of $399, or $375 for Mediabistro AvantGuild members. After May 10, those rates increase to $499 and $475, respectively.