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On The Road Again – Speaking Tour

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It’s that time of year again – conference season. Below is a list of events and talks I’ll be giving at each.  So far I’ve got 11 nailed down with a few more being figured out. I love speaking and connecting with amazing people – it’s what fuels me. If you’re going to the event (or want to and need a discount code ;), or you’re from that city, leave a comment below and be sure to include your twitter username. I would love to connect in person.

InboxLove, Feb 25 in Mountain View

Email and Social Marketing


LeadsCon 2011, Mar 2 in Las Vegas

Getting Social & Mobile


1K On The Side w/ Ramit Sethi, Mar 7 (Online)

Marketing Metrics and More


Mar 3: Berkeley-Columbia Exec MBA Class

Startup Talk


Social Marketing for Startups, Mar 7 in SF

Social Marketing 202


The Lean Startup SXSW, Mar 12 in Austin

Lean Product Development: Case Study


Dogpatch, Mar 20 in San Franciso

Activity Streams and Cohort Metrics for Startups


BigOmaha, May 11-13th in Omaha,

Lean Product Development: Learning is the Killer App


The Michigan Lean Startup Conf, May 19th in GrandRapids

Lean Product Development: Learning is the Killer App


Startup Lessons Learn Conf, May 23 in SF

Case Study: Flowtown


MoSo Conference, June 16 in Saskatoon

Social Marketing: Hustlin’ for ROI

Be sure to leave a comment below if you’re attending any of the events and want to connect in person.

Conference Tour: SLLConf, Lean Startup Intensive, Montreal Startup Camp, AIM Conference, MeshU and LessConf

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Speaking has always been a way for me to deepen my understand around a specific topic, as well as a way to gain a larger perspective around issues that face a the startup community.  I always get more out of it then I put in (it’s a bit selfish that way #honesty)!  With that being said, I’m super excited to be participating in 6 of the most amazing startup conferences in North America.

Startup Lessons Learned (videos are online) – San Francisco, April 25, 2010

Flowtown Case Study as a Lean Startup.

Lean Startup Intensive (Web 2.0 Expo) – San Francisco, May 2nd, 2010

Flowtown Case Study as a Lean Startup: This will be a similar case study to the one we presented at the Lesson Learned Conference with one additional slide on the techniques that we’ve since implemented that have had the biggest impact to our results.

Startup Camp – Montreal, May 5, 2010

Unconference Moderator:  Montreal + Startups = Super Excited!

Atlantic Internet Marketing Conference – Halifax, May 14-15, 2010

Startup Marketing Tactics: User acquisition, Conversion Optimization, Metrics and Channel Testing.

MeshU – Toronto, May 16, 2010

Lean Product Development: Learning is the Killer App

In todays world of open source, cheap computing power and APIs, it’s not if you can build it, but should you build it. The #1 startup killer is running out of time to “figure it out” before you get traction. Lean product development is the methodology that allowed companies like PayPal, Yelp, Ardvark and up and coming (profitable in two months) to pivot into their market to become a dominate player.

There is a science behind the approach and in this talk I’ll go over customer development, feature prioritization, split testing, product metrics and agile development as approaches to increase your probabilities of succeeding as a startup.

LessConf – Atlanta, May 21-22, 2010

Lean Product Development: Learning is the Killer App

If you plan on attending any of these conference, be sure to leave a comment with your Twitter name and a note on why you’re going (what do you hope to get out of it) and I’ll be sure to reach out to you and help enhance your experience.

See you on the road!

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