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Email Marketing Campaigns Course New York EB

Email Marketing Campaigns Course New York EB
Event on 2018-10-21 17:00:00
zarlun.com  is recommended by Boston Globe for our webinars/online courses. Click here for details.   zarlun.com or directly to https://www.zarlun.com/email-marketing-course-eb.html Video click here. https://youtu.be/jg4ZyJwYMfQ Email Marketing Campaigns Course ​Learn how to create an email marketing campaign and review the statistics in 1 hour or less. Engage with your customers or prospective customers using a quick and efficient method that allows you to track the effort. This course is designed for busy individuals who need online marketing solutions without investing a lot of time. You will learn and apply immediately. By the end of this course, you will have a finished product. Imagine connecting to thousands of customers or prospects at once by running an effective email marketing campaign. Learning how to create a professional email template. Selecting between various types of email campaigns to use, including a campaign that is decided by the recipients (A/B). Imagine a way to determine if your email was read and if they went to your website. Learning how to use social media with an email campaign. Review other options offered by the email marketing software program, including Responsive and Autoresponders. Learning how to use your results to plan a strategy. Gaining a connection to a low cost method for blasting your business online. This course is a plus for someone who is working with a low budget. You can literally be up and running with little out of pocket.  We offer live demonstrations and a video library. If you like learning hands-on, then you will benefit from this course.  The live course is structured in a step-by-step email campaign creation order. This makes it much easier to retain what you learn.  We also use non-technical jargon. It's easy to understand and grasp the concepts. Dates & online class time:Offered daily. Anytime. Zarlun also offers the following courses (click on course to learn more): Small Business Online Marketing Bootcamp – learn how to fully market your business online. Web Design Course – learn how to create a website for your business. e-commerce Web Design Course – learn how to sell and market your products online. How to Make an Online Commercial – make a rockin online commercial for your business! Low Cost Internet Advertising – blast your business online to get as many customers as possible. Branding & Maximizing Your Online Visibility – a successful marketing strategy includes branding your business. Online Reputation Management – techniques to manage your reputation online (bad reviews, unwanted details about your business, private details, etc.) Internet Marketing Plan Course – learn how to develop a strategy for your online marketing, includes resources to help you be successful with digital advertising. Click here for full Course Catalog Hidden Discount.  Take 10% of Weebly website.   https://www.weebly.com/r/Z3XPYC Refer to zarlun.com for all course details and policies. Credits:  Email Marketing means Ecommerce Websites and Websites by Stuart Miles

at New York, New York, United States
New York, New York, United States
New York, United States

Project Impact Evaluation Course

Project Impact Evaluation Course
Event on 2018-09-24 09:00:00
Event Date: 24th – 28th September 2018
Register online to attend: https://bit.ly/2vIs3un
Organizer: Foscore Development Center
Course fee: $ 1,000, Ksh 70,000

Introduction
The course will cover econometric impact evaluation theory and empirical methods for measuring the impact of development programs (including randomization, difference-in-differences, regression discontinuity, and propensity score matching). It will combine theory and practice. The primary objectives of the course is to provide participants with the skills to understand the value and practice of impact evaluation within development economics, design and implement impact evaluations and act as critical consumers of impact evaluations.

Duration
5 Days

Course Objective:
By identifying if project is working or not, impact evaluation will assist accountability function. This course is aligned with results based management and monitoring.

Who should attend?
This course targets Project Management Officials from NGO’s, National Statistics Offices, Education Researchers, Government ministries, National Institutes and Planning Ministries, Central banks, and University Researchers among others.

Course content
• Introduction
• Counterfactual
• Purpose of impact evaluation
• When to undertake impact evaluation

EVALUATION DESIGN
• Establishing the program theory
• Selecting the evaluation approach
• Designing the baseline survey
• Options when there is no baseline
• Impact evaluation using secondary data
• The role of qualitative information
• Triangulation
• Generalizations from specific impact evaluations

MANAGING AND IMPLEMENTING IMPACT EVALUATION
• Terms of reference
• Data sources
• Time and cost
• Peer review

General Notes
• All our courses can be Tailor-made to participants needs
• The participant must be conversant with English
• Presentations are well guided, practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are expert with more than 10years of experience.
• Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with Foscore development center certificate (FDC-K)
• Training will be done at Foscore development center (FDC-K) center in Nairobi Kenya. We also offer more than five participants training at requested location within Kenya, more than ten participant within east Africa and more than twenty participant all over the world.
• Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.
• The course fee includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, buffet lunch and a Certificate of successful completion of Training. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application dinners, health/accident insurance and other personal expenses.
• Accommodation, pickup, freight booking and Visa processing arrangement, are done on request, at discounted prices.
• One year free Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.
• Register as a group of more than two and enjoy discount of (10% to 50%) plus free five hour adventure drive to the National game park.
• Payment should be done two week before commence of the training, to FOSCORE DEVELOPMENT CENTER account, so as to enable us prepare better for you.

• For any enquiry at: training@fdc-k.org or +254712260031

• Website: www.fdc-k.org

• Training Venue: The Clarion Hotel, Nairobi Kenya

• View course content and register as individual or group – https://bit.ly/2vIs3un

• View Monitoring and Evaluation courses calendar 2018-2019 – http://bit.ly/2rb11wc

• View All Courses calendar 2018-2019 – http://bit.ly/2mB2p5w

• Course Fee: USD 1,000, Ksh 70,000

at Foscore Development Center

Nairobi, Kenya

Chesapeake – 3 Day ASP Home Stager Business Course

Chesapeake – 3 Day ASP Home Stager Business Course
Event on 2018-08-20 09:00:00
Join the Hottest Profession in Real Estate! This three day intensive Accredited Staging Professional (ASP) Training Business Course is for home-based professionals who want to start, build and run a profitable Staging business or for professionals interested in adding the ASP® designation and Staging services as part of their current real estate, home redecorating or design business. You will receive expert instruction from a curriculum based on proven Staging methodology and techniques refined over decades of time tested research. Your class will be led by a StagedHomes.com® ASP Certified Trainer. You will learn state-of-the-art Staging techniques from the pros, and then have the opportunity to put it into practice by Staging a "real" house as a group project (day two). Then you will invest a full days instruction on how to successfully start, build, run, and operate your own Staging business (day three). After your three days of detailed and extensive ASP® Home Staging Training, you will graduate with thousands of dollars worth of reference materials and Home Staging tools to start your business off right!  You will become Accredited, Certified, and Designated as an ASP® upon your ASP® Graduation. Stagedhomes.com is the only Home Staging Training Company that Accredits THE STUDENT.  Our graduates are Accredited, Certified and Designated as ASPs.  Curriculum by Jennie Norris, ASPM, IAHSP-Premier, President & CEO, StagedHomes.com, Chairwoman, IAHSP International, Curriculum developed by Barb Schwarz, ASP®, ASPM®, IAHSP®, The Creator of Home Staging® and the Home Staging Industry Founder of The International Association of Home Staging Professionals®, IAHSP® Day 1: 9:00 am – 5:30 pm Learn How to Educate Your Clients and the Real Estate Agents You Work with and Meet Day 1 is in a classroom environment where you will learn the details of the ASP® proven program of successful working practices. You will learn why and how to set Professional Policies of how to work with your clients.  You will learn the 3 proven ASP® Steps of service for your clients and all the key points of each step.  You will also learn how to educate your clients so that they can understand and value the Staging services that you will perform for them. You will learn how to use Staging as a marketing tool and a communication tool to acquire more business. Communication is crucial to your Staging success!  Staging Talent is one thing, but learning how to get your sellers and Real Estate agents to do what you share with them is another thing indeed.  You can be the greatest Stager in the world, but if you are not able to educate your clients on the benefits of Staging then they probably will not Stage® their home or listing with you. Therefore, your ASP® Course is very detailed on day one of how to communicate with your clients and RE Agents so that they say ‘yes’. We teach you how to educate your sellers to do whatever is required to Stage® their home. Staging many times is the easy part. Convincing the seller can be the hard part. On day one you will learn what to say and how to say it so that your sellers move ahead with you.  You will learn the ASP® Steps of Staging and helpful Home Staging Sayings. You will learn the ASP® service code and creed and the ASP® steps of serving clients the ASP® way which is the proven system that works!  Day One is the foundation for the also crucial 2 days to follow and it is the foundation of your entire ASP® Staging Business. Day 2: 9:00 am – 5:30 pm Staging Day! Experience the "Magic" of Transforming an actual Home with ASP® Staging! In the morning of Day 2 of your ASP® Course, you will learn about the resources available to you through the Staging University.  You will have detailed classroom training on how to Stage® a house in the different rooms that most homes have. Your ASP® course shows you that ASP® Staging is not about just "buying things" but rather and also how to work with what the homeowner has in ‘lived in homes’ and how to use your creativity to do the best possible work to serve your clients in the best possible way. There are before and after pictures/slides to see as examples of what can be done working with just what the seller has in the lived in home. The use of Color and current color trends are taught.  Vacant ASP® Home Staging will be discussed in detail of course too showing how to Stage modest houses to multi-million dollar properties. You will see not only plenty of before and after’ examples but you will learn Staging Ideas, advice on materials to use, crucial Staging Concepts, and creative problem solving! Then in the afternoon, you and your entire class will go to a home that is on the market or coming on the market for sale and you will actually Stage® a lived-in home for ASP® hands-on Staging Experience either doing a hands-on Staging or a consultation exercise. This is not only fun but a very enlightening, educational, empowering, experience that will empower you and help you build confidence in your ability to Stage®. You will be responsible, in a small team of ASP®’s from the ASP® Class, to Stage® at least one room in the house during the afternoon as an important part of the ASP® Course.  Each team does a different room.  You learn also from what other teams have done creatively as well. This experience allows you to immediately put to use the ASP® Staging Concepts you learned in your ASP® class.  Day 3: 9:00 am – 5:30 pm Learn how to Build, Grow, and Run a successful Professional ASP® Home Staging Business!  On day three, we present a very intensive session of how to: *Price your ASP® Home Staging Business Services *Set up and grow your own inventory, *How to charge for your inventory rentals *How to market your Staging Business and how to market to different market segments *How to work with Real Estate Agents and the public *Business Planning and Goal Setting *The multiple streams of income you can make and receive as an ASP® Home Stager *Stage® the Traditional Sellers Home *Stage® Vacant Properties *Staging Investor Properties *Other Market Niches for your Business *You will also learn how to prepare and present your bids and proposals as you are asked to Stage® a home and the steps involved in doing Bids and Proposals *How to conduct, prepare, and present a Home Staging Consultation to the seller and/or agent and the steps involved in Consultations *The Difference between a Bid and a Consultation * This intensive full day session is very powerful and filled to the brim with critical information to teach you how to open, build, run, and grow your ASP® Home Staging business.   *ASP Stagers must stay until 5:30 and complete the course in order to receive their designation.  (Please do not make travel plans that will interfere with completing the course) ASP® Course Offerings: Here are all of the great tools and services that you will receive upon graduation as an ASP® Home Staging Professional: You will earn the ASP® Stager Designation and become listed FREE on the internet's #1 top rated Staging website* Directory, Stagedhomes.com® You may post your ASP® Portfolio of previously Staged Houses FREE on the StagedHomes.com® web site so that your potential Staging clients can view the Homes that you have already previously Staged* You may post your ASP® Staged Houses FREE that are currently for sale on the StagedHomes.com® Property Search so buyers can view the Staged homes that are for sale* You will be given an ASP® Stager Profile FREE where you share information for the public and Real Estate Agents to see and read about you* You will have your own ASP® Website Feature Page FREE: a powerful mini website on the StagedHomes.com® #1 rated web site*.  This allows others to learn even more about your ASP® services and you* A detailed ASP® Stager Training Manual and many additional ASP® Stager supplemental materials A Marketing Book full of valuable information to help you effectively Market your business to target clients Hands on experience of Staging an actual home that is on or going on the market for sale which is a fun, educational, and very empowering learning opportunity and experience for you Access to The One and Only Online Staging University® in the world, containing hundreds of pages of business templates, forms, and other support materials for your Staging business* Exclusive Promotions, Discounts and Offers available only to ASPs® and your clients such as Sears® with up to 50% off* Licensing of the official Stage® Trademark* ASP® Course Certificate of completion One year complimentary membership in the International Association of Home Staging Professionals® (IAHSP®)* (0 value) Continuing Education Hours of additional ASP® Staging Education available to you, for a nominal fee, upon graduation to further your ASP® Business and Designation as your business grows* *Requires yearly ASP® membership renewal and yearly acceptance and adherence to the ASP® Stager Course Agreement.  Click HERE to read ASP Home Stager Course Agreement.  By paying for this course you agree to the Stagedhomes.com ASP Home Stager Course Agreement.  Click HERE to read the ASP Home Stager CE Course Agreement.  By paying for this course you agree to the terms and conditions in the ASP Home Stager CE Course Agreement. Accredited Staging Professional®, ASP®, ASPM®, STAGE®, IAHSP®  are all Federally Registered Trademarks of Barb, Inc., d/b/a StagedHomes.com®.  “The Creator of Home Staging”®  is a Federally Registered Trademark of Barb Schwarz.     FAQs  Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? The age requirements are 18 years and older but we are able to make an exception for a minor of minimum age of 16 as long as the parent or legal guardian signs the Staging Agreement and notification to allow minor to attend the 3 Day Staging Course.  What can I bring into the event? You want to bring a notebook to take notes.  You will receive a handout in class and full course outline emailed to you once you complete the 2 DAY ASP Course.  You can bring snacks and if you have special dietary restrictions, please bring your own food.  Stagedhomes.com has a policy of no laptops, ipads, cell phones, or other devices in use during the class.  We do take breaks in order to allow you to check messages and make phone calls.  How can I contact the organizer with any questions? You can call 800-392-7161 or email Christa@stagedhomes.com.   What's the refund policy? ·   CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY:   No refunds on purchased tickets.  You can reschedule your ASP® Course prior to the course start date at no charge.  You have 6 months to transfer to a new course and we allow 1 transfer.  A credit for tuition paid will be applied towards the new ASP® Course registration and any additional fees would apply. For questions please contact Stagedhomes.com at 800-392-7161 or email Christa@stagedhomes.com.   ·  ASP® Designation and IAHSP® Membership – require annual renewal dues in order to continue their use.  This begins one year after graduating from the ASP® Course.  First year of membership dues are included with your tuition. ·  ASP® Real Estate Agents (2 day registration only) – You will agree that you will NOT charge for Staging services without upgrading and taking the full 3 day ASP Stager course  

at Alpha College of Real Estate
638 Independence Parkway, Suite 100
Chesapeake, United States

SharePoint Online/2016 Power End User 4-Day Course, Hobart

SharePoint Online/2016 Power End User 4-Day Course, Hobart
Event on 2018-04-23 09:30:00
Course: SP2016PEU Duration: 4 Days Microsoft Course: 55215  Overview This course delivers the complete site owner story from start to finish in an engaging and practical way to ensure you have the confidence to plan and create new sites or manage your existing sites, whether you're using SharePoint Online through Office 365, or SharePoint 2016 on-premises. Your goal is to learn how to make SharePoint relevant to your team by using a sites functionality to help you share information and collaborate with your colleagues. During the class you will also learn best practices and ‘what not to do’ as you watch live, interactive demonstrations and put theory into practice with hands on exercises. Module List Module 1: An Introduction to SharePoint 2016 Module 2: Creating Sites Module 3: Creating and Managing Web Pages Module 4: Defining Business Information and Retention Module 5: Adding and Configuring Apps Module 6: Building Processes with Workflow Module 7: Customising Security Module 8: Communicating with Social Tools Module 9: Working with Search Module 10: Building Business Scenarios Module 1: An Introduction to SharePoint 2016 Let’s get started with SharePoint 2016 by letting you know about its fantastic selection of features. We will demonstrate popular uses of SharePoint 2016 to manage and share content, create engaging web page, automate business processes and make good business decisions with Business intelligence. We will also discuss who will be the typical users in our sites and the role of the site collection administrator. Site Owners are trusted with functionality that in other business systems would normally only be available to developers. As a new Site Owner we’re sure that you will be amazed with the potential that SharePoint 2016 has to offer an end user. Topics Covered An Overview of SharePoint 2016 Central Repository for Information Web Content Management Team Collaboration Search Social Computing Workflows Business Intelligence SharePoint Versions Roles in SharePoint Site Visitors Site Members Site Owners Site Collection Administrator Farm Administrator Security Trimming Module 2: Creating Sites Whether you are managing existing sites or you have not yet started, we will complement your current situation by discussing site hierarchy and planning your SharePoint sites.As a site owner you will be presented with a selection of site templates. You will use a variety of popular site templates to develop an enhanced understanding of each sites function and appropriate use. Once your site is ready, we will then change the look and feel of your site. You can even try applying your business brand to your test site. We will also build our navigation bar, a simple but powerful way to help users move between websites. Topics Covered An Introduction to Site Topology        When to Create a Site and Where?   How to Create a New Site      Site Templates                  Team Sites                 Project Sites       Blog Sites       Community Sites       Publishing Sites Navigating SharePoint Sites Applying Custom Themes to a Site Building the Site Navigation Bar Deleting Sites Recovering Deleted Sites Module 3: Creating and Managing Web Pages SharePoint boasts a rich selection of ways to build web pages. You will learn how to update the home page of your SharePoint site with text, links, images, videos and web parts. We will also show you best practices when creating multiple pages and linking them together. In most site templates, creating and managing web pages is a simple, fast and rewarding way to present essential information and apps.SharePoint can also be used as an Intranet for internal news and information as well as a public facing website. Due to the high visibility of these web sites, it is common to place more control over the release of new web pages or updates to existing pages. For this reason, SharePoint has Publishing Sites. Topics Covered Introducing Wiki Pages           Adding Wiki Pages      Adding Rich Content to Wiki Pages    Promoted Links           Adding and Modifying Web Parts      Deleting Wiki Pages   Introducing the Publishing Site Create and Edit Publishing Pages Using Page Layouts Web Page Metadata Site Collection Images Renditions Reusable Content Web Page Approval Scheduling Pages Module 4: Defining Business Information & Retention Traditionally teams make use of file templates or manual processes to ensure information is collected and retained correctly. In this module we will help your team establish reusable file templates and automate business processes. An example of this would be removing old unwanted content from your site automatically.To achieve this you will learn about a variety of SharePoint features including content types, policies and in-place records management. Topics Covered Managed Metadata Service   An Introduction to Content Types       Create & Manage Content Types       Content Type Settings Using Content Types in Apps  The Content Type Hub Deploying Content Types Information Management Policies The Records Center The Content Organizer Document IDs In Place Records Management Module 5: Adding and Configuring Apps Apps are required to store information such as events, contacts and files in a site. SharePoint provides a selection of apps for different scenarios, all with the option to be customised for a specific business requirement. Apps can be broken down into Lists, Libraries and Market Place Apps. In SharePoint 2016 lists serve as the structure for calendars, discussion boards, contacts, and tasks. This module explains the concept of lists, and then reviews popular options. A document library is a location on a site where you can create, collect, update, and share files including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and PDF. We will show you the benefits of using a library and teach you how best to work with files in a library. An introduction to on premises and SharePoint Marketplace apps is provided to show how to extend site functionality beyond what Microsoft has provided in the SharePoint 2016 platform.Finally, this module provides an essential overview of the Microsoft products which are most commonly used in conjunction with SharePoint 2016 and discusses the advantages of each program when combined with SharePoint. Topics Covered Adding List & Library Apps     Managing List & Library Settings       Create and Manage App Columns      Adding Site Columns  Create and Manage Public Views      Working with Document Sets Creating App Templates         Office 2016 Integration with SharePoint Apps* On Premises Apps      SharePoint Marketplace Apps            Popular List & Library Templates Add, Modify, Upload, and Delete Content in Apps Sort and Filter Content Personal Views Using Alerts in Apps * Office Integration Integration with Microsoft Office      Co-Authoring   Outlook 2016  SharePoint Designer 2013 InfoPath Designer 2013 OneDrive for Business Module 6: Building Processes with Workflows Workflows are a powerful efficiency tool which can be used to organise and track process driven tasks including approval processes. Workflows will be demonstrated using real world examples. You will be given the opportunity to build workflows and review workflow progress. Also covered is an introduction to Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2013 and third party workflow tools. Topics Covered An Introduction to Workflows            Workflow Scenarios   Creating Workflows    Configuring Workflow Settings          Adding Workflows Removing Workflows Third Party Workflow Tools Module 7: Customising Security Security is an important element of any site. You will see instructor-led demonstrations of the best practises for adding and removing colleagues from your site and defining their level of access. As a site owner, you can customise permission levels. This means that you can create levels of access that are aligned with the responsibilities of your sites users. An example of this would be allowing a group of users the ability to upload content but not delete content. Topics Covered An Introduction to Security     Access Requests         Share Sites and Files  Approving Access Requests    Creating Permission Levels    Creating Groups How Inheriting Security Works Securing Apps, Folders, Files/Items Managed Metadata Security OneDrive Security Module 8: Communicating with Social Tools This module covers a new and evolving culture change in the way that we work with business information. Social features are an engaging way for users to collaborate. The variety of social tools available to you is overwhelming. You will learn the differences between each of these tools and when to use them. Topics Covered An Introduction to Social Tools          Updating your Profile Blog Sites        Newsfeeds      Community Sites Community Portal Skype for Business Module 9: Working with Search SharePoint provides the ability to store vast amounts of content in a variety of locations. This module covers a set of tools which help you to efficiently locate the information you need. Topics Covered Searching in SharePoint 2016 Refinements   Search Criteria            People Search How Search Works Promoted Results Search Web Parts How Can Search be Customised? Module 10: Building Business Scenarios During the class you have seen, discussed and tested many SharePoint components. Before you head home, now is your chance to connect these building blocks together and create an entire SharePoint site based on a real world scenario. This is an opportunity to test yourself and ask questions of your instructor. SharePoint Training SharePoint Training Hobart SharePoint 2016 Training

at Wrest Point Casino
410 Sandy Bay Road
Hobart, Australia

Information Architecture

Information Architecture
Event on 2018-04-25 09:30:00
n this course we will introduce the concepts of Information Architecture in user experience design. Information Architecture fits in the early stages of user experience design and covers the structure and organisation of information or content on web sites, intranets, mobile apps and software.All participants are asked to bring their laptop (if possible) when attending the IA course. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN In this course, participants will acquire up-to-date knowledge and skills to Information Architecture Principles User Behaviour and Information Architecture Information Structures Test your IA with end usersBuilding IA principles into the design processes of your organisation Building IA principles into the design processes of your organisation Hands-on exercises will be used throughout the training session. All our courses are inclusive of lunch. Cancellation Policy We understand that the unexpected does happen sometimes. If you need to cancel your course then we will issue a full refund if you request a cancellation more than 4 weeks in advance of the start of your course(s). We provide a 50% refund for cancellations between 4 and 2 weeks before a course. No refunds when cancelling within 2 weeks of course start date. Instead of a refund, we can also register you for our courses at a later date. Please contact us to discuss. In the unlikely event that we do not attain a minimum class size of 4 participants, we will need to cancel the course. If this happens then we will inform participants 5 or more business days in advance of the course and we will issue a full refund to all registered participants. Akendi is not responsible for any travel or other costs incurred as result of a cancellation. Equal opportunities Akendi is an equal opportunities organisation. If you have any special needs or disability that we need to cater for then please contact us. Copyright and Recording All Akendi course materials are copyrighted and owned exclusively by Akendi. Each participant of our training courses agrees not to copy, modify or publish training materials and handouts. Akendi does not allow any audio / visual recording of any kind in our training sessions. 

at The Biscuit Factory
Drummond Road
Rotherhithe, United Kingdom

Web Hints and Tips Masterclass

Web Hints and Tips Masterclass
Event on 2017-11-30 14:00:00
How to make your website as effective as possible! We all know it’s important to have a website for your business, but how can you make sure your website is effective, and where do you start if you don’t currently have a website for your business? Ryan Harland, founder of DigiPro Media and co-founder of Begin Digital, has over 5 years of experience in the web design industry, and has worked with many North East businesses to build impressive and effective websites, that also generate new leads and sales consistently. Ryan will be there to help you understand how to make your website as effective as possible by talking you through the points below, as well as answering any questions you may have.  ● How much do you have to spend on a website?  ● SEO, what it is and how can it help you find customers  ● How to make the customer’s journey wonderful on your website, and how this generates new sales ● Why your website can’t afford to be an after thought ● Top reasons why people quickly leave a website that they visit ● You need a new website: Do you use a 'build it yourself software' or hire a local web designer?  ● Ownership of websites: need-to-know facts ● Importance of mobile responsive websites in 2017 ● Good design vs bad design examples  ● Templates vs custom-built websites  ● How to use social media to increase website traffic ● Should your website have a blog?

at The Quadrus Centre
Woodstock Way
Boldon, United Kingdom

Making Sense Of a Slackified World

Making Sense Of a Slackified World
Event on 2017-07-26 18:30:00
Slack runs modern business. Is this always a good thing? It’s a default tool for software development, media, and even construction. At Postlight, we live our professional lives—and our personal lives!—on Slack. And whenever something becomes this powerful, and this integrated into our way of work, we think it’s important to take notice and talk about it. On Wednesday, July 26th, at 6:30 PM, we’re holding a roundtable discussion about building things inside of Slack, going beyond bots. We’ll talk for a half-hour or so and then open the discussion to everyone in the room. What should we do about, with, and on top of Slack? Is the Slackification of our working life to be welcomed or resisted?! On the panel:  Tara Jane Feener: Web Engineer at FiftyThree, led the development of their product Paste: a new class of productivity tool designed for messaging, bringing visual collaboration to Slack. Nam Nguyen: GM at GIPHY overseeing the company's growth and success on getting people ALL THE GIFs!  Greg Leuch: Head of Product and R&D at Poncho where he is responsible for teaching Poncho many tricks to become one of the best-known conversational chat bots. With moderator Isaiah Green:  Product Manager on Slack’s Search, Learning and Intelligence (SLI) team, where he focuses on building an intelligent layer on top of Slack to make life simpler, more pleasant and more productive for its users. ALL ARE WELCOME 

at Postlight
101 5th Avenue , 10th Floor
New York, United States

Richmond Seminar: Cloud, Security, Storage/Backup, Mobility, Containers

Richmond Seminar: Cloud, Security, Storage/Backup, Mobility, Containers
Event on 2017-03-28 07:30:00
This comprehensive seminar covers the increasingly related topics of IT security/compliance, network infrastructure, storage/backup, mobility, private/public/hybrid cloud, containers, OpenStack and DevOps. Scroll down to see the full agenda and click on links to see company information and speakers' biographies, who deliver concise, technical, educational and non-salesy talks. There are Microsoft and Google keynotes, plus subject matter experts presenting from VMware, Dell EMC, Red Hat, Nutanix, Zerto and IGEL.Content is pre-approved by Angelbeat and past attendees to maximize learning; click here to download presentation guidelines that are followed by all participants, which makes the program so worthwhile for IT Directors, Security Analysts, Enterprise Architects, Network & System Administrators, Data Center/Storage/Infrastructure Managers, CISO/CIO's, etc.As one Walmart attendee states, "Of all the seminars I attend, your format is by far the best. Brief informative talks from vendors, followed by one-on-one time at their booth to find out more. I am out of the office for less than a day yet I have access to all the different solutions. This year I will follow up with two vendors." As another IT Director commented, "Thanks for hosting a very informative meeting with vendors that tied in well; it was an integrated picture of technologies that work together to create a complete infrastructure solution for the workplace."Join your peers from Genworth, CarMax, NewMarket, Bon Secours, Chesterfield County, Commonwealth of Virginia, Virginia Premier Health, Federal Reserve Bank, Virginia Lottery, Eastern Virginia Bankshares/EVB, Bank of America, City of Richmond, City of Newport News, US Navy, US Coast Guard, University of Richmond, ChildFund International and many more organizations who are confirmed attendees.Every attendee receives meals including breakfast and lunch, free parking, complimentary Wi-Fi, plus 4 CPE credit hours towards your CISSP or other certification. There are drawings for gift cards and other prizes at the end.Agenda7:30 – 8:40: Registration Begins, Breakfast Served, Exhibit Area Open with Product Demonstrations, Time For Peer Networking/Interaction8:40 – 9:00: The Enterprise Immune System – A New Approach to Cyber Defense with DarktraceFast-evolving cyber-threats call for a change in the way we protect our most critical information assets, in a digital world more interconnected than ever. Understand from Darktrace how new self-learning technology, known as the “Enterprise Immune System,” marks a fundamental transition in cyber defense, allowing organizations to gain indispensable visibility into their network, and detect emerging cyber-threats that bypass traditional security controls.Thanks to fundamental advances in mathematics and unsupervised machine learning developed at the University of Cambridge, UK, Darktrace's technology is capable of learning what is normal and abnormal within an organization, detecting genuine behavioral anomalies, without using rules or signatures. More than 250 organizations across the world rely on its Enterprise Immune System to defend against novel cyber-threats, including insider threat, and protect themselves in today’s changing threat landscape.Austin Eppstein, one of Darktrace's top cyber security experts, will cover the following subjects during this session: – Learn why “immune system” technologies represent a fundamental innovation for cyber defense – Discover how to apply machine learning and mathematics to detect advanced, internal threats – Understand how to gain 100% network visibility to investigate emerging anomalies in real time – Hear real-world examples of threats detected by the Enterprise Immune System9:00 – 9:15: Manage risk, not data or systems, with cloud-based automated security from NormShieldCyber threats are unrelenting. Your security team is faced with an overwhelming amount of data as they race to find and fix vulnerabilities. Prioritization is difficult, informed decisions are nearly impossible.Candan Bolukbas, NormShield Co-Founder & CTO, will show you how hackers conduct reconnaissance and discover weaknesses in your security infrastructure without ever touching your network. And, more importantly, how you can stop them cold. A security polymath and certified ethical hacker, Candan will share the tools of trade and you will learn how:- Hackers leverage publicly available information to discover your security weaknesses- you can use the same techniques hackers use to discover your security weaknesses and fix them – before hackers find them- CISOs and other executives can have continuous visibility to the security posture and always make informed decisions- IT security teams can prioritize their tasks and focus on fixing the riskiest vulnerabilities The NormShield cloud platform automates finding vulnerabilities, prioritizes them and provides actionable intelligence. You reduce risk as never before possible, and at an affordable price. With NormShield, CISOs can make informed decisions with continuous visibility and measurable performance. Security teams take swift action with prioritized tasks and auto-assigned tickets. 9:15 – 9:35: From Traditional to Next-Generation: Demystifying Hyperconvergence and Enterprise Clouds with NutanixAs enterprises look beyond traditional IT workloads including cloud-native applications and DevOps, they should consider how technologies such as software-defined infrastructure and cloud can drive real-world benefits.During this informative session featuring Brian Atkinson of Nutanix, learn how IT can move away from traditional environments to hyperconverged infrastructure and onward to Enterprise Clouds. These new platforms can handle all your challenging applications and business needs, with clear agility, productivity and availability/security benefits. At the end of this session, you'll:-  Acquire proven strategies for delivering frictionless IT services while retaining the precise control your business needs- Understand new capabilities that tear down IT silos and unify the technology stack- Learn best practices in virtualization, application design and cloud technologies9:35 – 9:55: All-Flash Primary Storage from Dell EMCNow more than ever, business is all about speed, flexibility and reliability, and Flash is the high-octane storage media behind it.An All-Flash Array, also referred to as a SSA or Solid State Array, is data storage that contains multiple Flash memory drives. All-Flash storage contains no moving parts, which means significantly less heat generated, less power utilized, and less maintenance. From a functional standpoint, All-Flash technology provides vastly superior performance: fewer spikes in latency, better disaster recovery, support of real-time analytics, much faster data transfer rates, and the ability to free IT staff to focus on other tasks.During this informative and technical talk featuring Dell EMC and Mavenspire, you will learn how Flash Storage can be deployed within your existing data center infrastructure.9:55 – 10:15 IT Resilience, Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity, Backup/Archiving with ZertoIn today's hyper-connected, always-on world, it is mandatory your employees and customers have 24/7 access to the applications, data and services they need, without interruption, downtime or delay. But when extreme weather and/or technical problems disrupt operations, it can be extremely challenging to recover, with data at rest, in use and/or in motion, stored onsite or offsite, on private, public and/or hybrid clouds. Fortunately, Zerto has a solution.Zerto is committed to helping enterprises embrace IT Resilience with a simple, scalable solution that future-proofs technology initiatives. Charles Sawyer will discuss how businesses can gain the confidence to withstand any disruption, incorporate new technology and meet changing business priorities with ease.Some of the specific capabilities with Zerto's Virtual Replication that will be covered include:- Seamless application mobility and portability, so organizations can easily leverage resources across public, private and hybrid clouds.- Automated replication and recovery with point-in-time journaling, so businesses can recover from anything, including ransomware, in minutes.- Freedom from hardware and hypervisor lock-in, so enterprises can leverage the best technology at the best prices.10:15 – 10:35: Get Control of your End Points in a Cloud-Driven Virtual World with IGELOrganizations generally have a comprehensive strategy for servers, storage, networking and applications, yet often overlook the endpoint. In this informative session featuring Joshua Robinson, Presales Engineer at IGEL, you will learn why and how to develop your endpoint strategy. Specific topics include: – Gain insight into options available for existing desktop, laptop and thin client assets – Learn what to look for in enterprise device management – Explore the capabilities and limitations of a virtual desktop/application solution- Understand the costs associated with thin client devices Coffee/Snack Break, Exhibit Area Open, Peer Networking, Product Demonstrations11:05 – 11:40: Linux, Windows Server and Hyper-V Containers: What They Are, Which One to Use, Why and How, plus Integration with Azure Private/Public/Hybrid Cloud, with MicrosoftA container is an isolated and portable operating environment. It provides a mechanism for IT to deploy services in a portable, repeatable and predictable manner. Container technology is the next evolution in virtualization, and in addition to Linux, Windows now also offers two different types of containers for addressing various business needs.In this session Dan Stolts, world renown Technical Evangelist at Microsoft and a dynamic/engaging presenter, will examine the similarities and differences between a container and a virtual machine, review the requirements and walk through the processes and essential operations of enabling, creating, deploying and managing Linux and Windows containers and resources. Mr. Chou will also evaluate when to use which containers, why and how? For those who are new to containers, his delivery serves as a jumpstart to accelerate your learning of containers. If you have already had some experience on Linux containers, his session familiarizes you with the specifics on Windows containers and helps bridge and extend your skills for bringing business value to both Linux and Windows communities.Mr. Stolts will conclude this session by highlighting the top five new features in Microsoft's Azure cloud platform for 2017, and how to integrate your organization's public/private/hybrid cloud and container strategies. Lots of valuable content for infrastructure, data center and DevOps professionals.11:40 – 12:15: Google Cloud PlatformThe Google Cloud Platform enables organizations of all sizes to build, test and deploy applications on Google’s highly-scalable and reliable infrastructure, choosing from computing, storage and/or application services for your web, mobile and/or backend solutions. Leo Kahng, a top enterprise and technology strategist at Google, will discuss how and why to use this innovative platform, covering the following items:Run on Google’s infrastructure: Build on the same infrastructure that allows Google to return billions of search results in milliseconds, serve 6 billion hours of YouTube video per month and provide storage for 425 million Gmail users.Mix and match services: Virtual machines. Managed platform. Blob storage. Block storage. NoSQL datastore. MySQL database. Big Data analytics. Google Cloud Platform has all the services your application architecture needs.Performance you can count on: Every millisecond of latency matters. Google’s compute infrastructure gives you consistent CPU, memory and disk performance; its network and edge cache serve responses rapidly to your users across the world.Focus on your product: Rapidly develop, deploy and iterate your applications without worrying about system administration. Google manages your application, database and storage servers so you don’t have to.Scale to millions of users: Applications hosted on Cloud Platform can automatically scale up to handle the most demanding Internet-scale workloads and scale down when traffic subsides. You pay only for what you use.Get the support you need: With our worldwide community of users, partner ecosystem and premium support packages, Google provides a full range of resources to help you get started and grow.12:15 – 12:35: VMware's Networking and Security NSX Platform, for the Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC)VMware NSX is the Network Virtualization and Security Platform for the Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC). By bringing the operational model of a virtual machine to your data center network, you can transform the economics of network and security operations. NSX lets you treat your physical network as a pool of transport capacity, with network and security services attached to VMs with a policy-driven approach.As organizations go down this path towards a completely Software Defined Enterprise (SDE), VMware and Mavenspire will discuss these main components/features/benefits of NSX:Agility and Streamlined Operations, plus DevOps:As with server virtualization, NSX network virtualization treats your physical network as a pool of transport capacity, with services attached to workloads using a policy-driven approach. Some specific benefits are:- Reduce the time to provision multi-tier networking and security services to minutes, by creating virtual networks, with each network customized for supported workloads and isolated from other virtual networks.- Leverage a new operational approach to networking as you programmatically create, provision, snapshot, delete and restore complex software-based networks.- Develop, test and deploy new applications faster – DevOps functionality – by aligning network, security, compute and storage provisioning.Security and Micro-Segmentation:NSX micro-segmentation provides these security benefits/functionality:- Isolation, with no communication across unrelated networks- Segmentation, offering controlled communication within a network- Fine-grained policies, enabling firewall controls at the level of the virtual NIC.- Automation, as policies are automatically applied when a virtual machine spins up, moved during migration and then removed after deprovisioning, eliminating the problem of stale firewall rules.- Integration with leading third party products through security tags.Platform for Advanced NetworkingChange in traditional networks can be slow and error-prone, making them poorly suited to fluctuating data center demands. By contrast, virtual NSX networks can be configured dynamically and automatically, with new services – virtual or physical – added as needed. Manual reconfiguration of physical network devices is eliminated, plus you can build advanced workflows to automate provisioning of networking and security, including switching, routing, firewalling, and load balancing.Lunch is Served1:20 – 1:40: Optimizing Website Performance and Application Delivery with Microservices Architecture from NGINXAs enterprise architecture transitions from Mode 1/Monolithic into Mode 2/Microservices they realize that software Application Delivery Controllers offer the most flexibility. With this particular application modernization effort there are issues to tackle such as service discovery, load balancing, performance and security.Shaun Empie, a leading NGINX Technical Solutions Architect, will cover how real world enterprises are addressing these challenges, plus review the NGINX Plus powered Microservices Reference Architecture (MRA), a microservices platform with 3 pre-developed models for microservices applications:- The Proxy Model puts a single NGINX Plus server in the reverse proxy position. From there, it can manage client traffic and control microservices.- The Router Mesh Model adds a second NGINX Plus server. The first server proxies traffic and the second server controls microservices functionality. – The Fabric Model is the most innovative. There’s still one NGINX Plus server in front, proxying traffic. But, instead of a second server to control the services, there’s one NGINX Plus instance per service instance. With its own instance of NGINX Plus, each service instance hosts its own service discovery, load balancing, security configuration, and other features. The Fabric Model allows SSL/TLS support for secure microservices communications with high performance, because individual NGINX Plus instances support robust persistent connections.1:40 – 2:00: OpenStack-based Management of Cloud Computing Platforms with Red HatIn 2004, Linux was a lot like OpenStack is today. Developers and technologists around the world now collaborate on OpenStack. to create tools for building and managing public and private clouds.While OpenStack's development, distribution, and adoption are overseen by the OpenStack Foundation, an independent body providing shared resources, this presentation will focus on RDO, a community deploying OpenStack on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Fedora, and distributions derived from these (CentOS, Scientific Linux, and others).End of Event, Raffle Prize Drawings for gift cards and other great items!FAQsWhat are Angelbeat's privacy and optin/optout policiesEach attendee acknowledges/understands that financial support from Angelbeat sponsors allows him/her to attend this event at no cost, and that the sponsors will be given your contact information 2 days after the event for follow-up email and telephone communications. 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However you will shortly receive another email from Angelbeat, rejecting and cancelling your registration.What are my transport/parking options getting to the eventDetailed driving directions will be sent out to all attendees one week before the event. There is complimentary self parking.What is the dress codeSuggested dress is business casual.What if you have special dietary needs/restrictionsIf you have special dietary needs/restrictions, then please email Angelbeat below. We will do our best to accommodate any and all requests.What if I am a government employee and cannot accept free meals and/or win raffle prizesIf you are a government employee and cannot accept free meals, then you can pay Angelbeat /person, to cover the cost of breakfast. 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at Westin Hotel
6631 West Broad Street
Richmond, United States

MEAN Stack Bootcamp

MEAN Stack Bootcamp
Event on 2017-01-28 09:00:00
MEAN Stack Weekend Get started learning and using the MEAN Stack in our MEAN Weekend training course.  This full weekend allows you to build fast, responsive, and maintainable full-stack websites using JavaScript. The stack uses four innovative frameworks: MongoDB for rapid data access, Express for simple web development, Angular for fluid UI, and Node for speed.   Even if you've had this or a similar workshop before, you will want to take this one. We've updated the content to cover all of the latest versions of each framework: Angular 2, Express 4, Node 6, and MongoDB. We've removed tiresome lecture and theory and replaced it with more hands-on labs and quizzes. This class is not for programming newbies. We will move fast, so you should already know JavaScript. We won't spend any time teaching it except to explain the new language features. Over the course of a weekend, we will build a small but functional website that makes full use of each framework. Our site will have a responsive Google Material Design based UI, which looks good on the desktop or mobile. A fast MongoDB database which uses location and weighted queries. Our Node backend uses ES-2015, a modern JavaScript.  Being able to show what you know is important in today's competitive job market. So, we will deploy the website to a public using a free Heroku account so that you can show your work. All of the source code is yours to keep so that you can continue to explore it and expand your knowledge.  Syllabus: Getting Started Installation check What is the MEAN stack? JavaScript refresher Npm Heroku Node & Express The difference between Node & Express Express view templates REST APIs MongoDB Introduction Importing data Basic queries Weighted searches Geospatial queries Angular 2 Dependency Injection Components & Views Metadata Databinding Directives Services Forms Building Our App Angular Material Design Creating components Deploy to Heroku Adding  routes Angular Ajax Handling Forms Authentication with Passport Submitting Data Wrap up Monitoring a site on Heroku Where to learn more? Resources INSTRUCTOR: Instructor, Troy Miles  Troy Miles is a senior software engineer and instructor. He is exceptionally skilled at full stack development with experience using both ASP.NET MVC and Node.js on the backend, SQL Server or MongoDB as the database and web or mobile on the front-end. He is also skilled in C#, Objective C, Java, and JavaScript well. He posses deep knowledge of the following frameworks: AngularJS, jQuery, jQuery Mobile, PhoneGap, Backbone, Ember, Jasmine, and Mocha.   About PeopleSpace Professional Development Series: Our Professional Development Series for working developers aim to enhance our resume, expand our skills and add new outlook to the OC technical community. Our workshops provide a platform for more indepth exploration of new technologies, methodologies and concepts. For more info. and upcoming workshops: http://peoplespace.us/professional-development/

at PeopleSpace
1691 Kettering St
Irvine, United States

Israeli Startups NYC 2017 Kickoff Event

Israeli Startups NYC 2017 Kickoff Event
Event on 2017-01-10 18:00:00
Israeli Startups NYC is kicking off 2017 with a BANG! As we enter our 3rd year of activity, we feel tremendous responsibility to make this year Our Biggest Year Yet!     About The Event On January 10th, Israeli Startups NYC is bringing together 4 Israeli-American tech startups, to demo their products followed by an open Q&A discussion. These funded startups, are some of the most promising Israeli-American tech startups in different verticals: Cyber Security, Ad Tech, Social & Real Estate Tech. Here Are The 4 Companies: Cyber Security   Siemplify ThreatNexus is the first end-to-end security operations platform powering today's advanced SOCs. ThreatNexus uses graph intelligence to analyze data from any source, including security events, threat intelligence feeds, and vulnerability information. The data is fused together, automatically adding invaluable context and priority around every threat. Noise reduction algorithms filter out the noise and contextual clustering algorithms group related incidents and alerts. Siemplify ThreatNexus then provides one pane of glass for SecOps to manage the right threats, investigate across all available data sources, and initiate response with unprecedented speed. Social   Gong tracks engagement on hundreds of thousands sources and stories as they spread across the social web to guarantee users' get the most interesting stories…before everyone starts talking about them. Ad Tech Outernets is empowering retailers to rethink storefront displays. Storefront windows are underutilized prime real estate that should be used to drive foot traffic, advertising and sales. Today’s declining retail market is still primarily dominated by the same tools retailers have been using for decades: printed posters, mannequins, and bulky televisions with lazy content. It’s time the brick and mortar shopping experience gives consumers the same level of personalization and engagement they get online.We believe storefront windows are the “homepage” of retail, and should be able to provide special attention, personalized results and instant gratification. Outernets’ system transforms retail windows into a powerful tool creating smart interactive digital displays by using advanced data analytics and AI. Today, no longer does one size fit all.   Real Estate Tech   Cherre is the the market network for real estate. We are building out a single platform that brings together all repeat and local stakeholders in a real-estate transaction to a single, data-driven process. We started with a strong productivity platform for agents, and will later expand throughout the agents' natural network to all the repeat players in the ecosystem. We understand the human and data challenges that the real estate industry faces, and our platform makes powerful and valuable interactions ridiculously easy and enjoyable. __________________________________________________________ Agenda 6:00 to 7:00 PM: Networking 7:00 to 7:05 PM: Opening Remarks by Osnat Benari Sr. Director & Head of AOL Area 51 7:05 to 8:15 PM: Demos + Q&A  8:15 to 9:30 PM: More Networking! ________________________________________________________________  Thank You To Our Sponsors!  The AOL AREA 51 program is designed to empower top employees and select recent graduates by providing a startup environment within the AOL ecosystem. The AOL AREA 51 creators get up to six months of funding, mentorship and accelerated development with an open door to AOL resources, tools and support from the talented AOL team and mentors. Through AOL AREA 51, we can collaborate on tomorrow’s biggest ideas. ________________________________________________________________ Sponsorship Opportunities: Looking to promote your business through our great sponsorship opportunities? Reach out to sponsor@israelistartupsnyc.com to learn more about it.

at AOL Headquarters
770 Broadway
New York, United States

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