Creating a connection between social media and performance marketing!
Join InternetGeekGirl and her social media friends for the fun-ride of the summer. The Affiliate Summit party bus will be leaving NYC in just one month (departs August 9th) and heading to Boston for Affiliate Summit East. Plus special guest, Gary Vaynerchuk of WineLibrary.tv, will be rolling down to NYC with us on August 13th (the trip home). Staff from mashable, Buy.at, Magnify.net, 1115Media, and many more great companies will be on the bus. You should be too. Tickets are still available, but selling fast, so grab yours today. Plus don’t forget to swing through the Affiliate Summit blogger lounge while your there and meet all you peeps and tweeps!
Affiliate Summit is shaping up to the be the best one yet. You can get a preview here. The Blue Man Group will be performing during the conference, and the keynote is Cory Booker. Registrations are still available, but act now, because they usually sell out!
BTW - Hotel reservations can be booked online - enter the following code in the group code box in the “additional options section”: AFSAFS.
The bus will provide round-trip transportation to Boston from NYC and lots of social media special-sauce. The blogger lounge will serve influencers and social media makers as their main operations hub throughout Affiliate Summit East 2008.
Other key highlights of the bus and blogger lounge promotion include:
- Free Signed Copy of Gary Vaynerchuk’s book: All participants on the bus will receive a free signed copy of @garyvee’s new book: “Gary Vaynerchuk’s 101 Wines Guaranteed to Inspire, Delight, and Bring Thunder to Your World.”
- $250 Voucher for Free Advertising Trial on SocialSpark:Given the system a whirl at no cost to you.
- Super Duper Schwag Bags for Bus Riders: MarketLeverage promo packs will be provided for all party bus attendees. Enjoy your MarketLeverage Nike bag, you can use it take to home your Affiliate Summit swag, including a 2GB USB Pen!
- Food and Drinks on the Bus and in the Lounge: Sponsored by b5 media, refreshments will be provided for participants. ** Special mimosa and bellini recipes to be provided by the experts at WineLibrary.com.
Please note: There is a car pool coming from Philly, and we will also wait for any Philly folks who want to take the morning departure from BoltBus. The bus will leave NYC on Saturday, August 9th around 11 am and leave Boston on Wednesday August 13th around 10 AM ish. Location of departure will be provided to participants.
Plus you are cordially invited to join The TechSet in Boston: The TechSet will host an event on Sunday afternoon 8/10 at Tia’s on the Waterfront (http://www.tiaswaterfront.com/). Come meet the twitterati in Boston! Details posted soon!!
About our Sponsors:
SocialSpark, a IZEA Property, is a Social Marketing Network that connects advertisers and bloggers through an online blog advertising marketplace. Advertisers are able to target blogs based on conversational topics and make cash sponsorship offers to the bloggers who publish them. Bloggers can make money by either placing display advertisements on their blog or by writing sponsored content. The sponsorships offered through the SocialSpark marketplace allow advertisers to build buzz, generate traffic and maximize social media exposure.
MarketLeverage is one of the web’s largest “Cost Per Acquisition” (CPA) networks. MarketLeverage enables web Advertisers and web Publishers to harness the power of performance marketing. The company also hosts MLTV, one of the first ever video news sources for affiliates!
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Stephanie Agresta is award-winning, digital-first marketing executive with a hands-on understanding of the changing media landscape. PRWeek named her #6 among digital creators, innovators and strategists in public relations and Business Insider cited her as one of the top 25 advertising executives on Twitter. In 2010, she was named to PRWeek’s “40 under 40”roster. Her first book, Perspectives on Social Media Marketing, co-authored with B. Bonin Bough of Mondelez, was released in October 2010.
For the last 7 years, Stephanie has redefined the Public Relations discipline through the integration of social and digital strategies into earned media. Stephanie served on the jury for the first IN2 Sabre Awards in 2014 and has been a part of the Shorty Awards Academy since its inception in 2008. Stephanie is a popular speaker at leading industry events including: SXSW, Mashable, DigiDay, and BlogHer.
Stephanie has delivered on thought leadership and client excellence in digital for over 15 years. Over the course of her career, she has been recognized as a hands-on counselor instrumental in developing digital and social media initiatives for major brands such as P&G, PayPal, Samsung, PepsiCo and Microsoft.
A long-time supporter of the SXSW Interactive festival, Stephanie launched the “Bloggers Lounge” in 2008, a networking hub for digital media influencers at the conference. She continues to manage the lounge with her TechSet co-host Brian Solis.
Stephanie has served in senior executive roles at world class agencies including MSLGROUP, Weber Shandwick and Porter Novelli. She began her career with iVillage.com, one of the first sites to build an online community. At a pivotal time in the industry’s evolution, Stephanie also served in business development roles at Barnes & Noble.com, Spafinder.com and Register.com.
Specialties: Digital and Social Media, Public Relations, Integrated Marketing, Events, Thought Leadership, Emerging Technology