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Why I Joined the Board of Attend

Posted Mike Volpe on 1/26/16 10:00 AM

Today Attend is announcing that I have been elected to their board of directors.  There are a lot of reasons I’m very excited about this new role - in many ways it is the perfect company for me to dive into - so I thought I’d share how I think about the opportunity for the company.

Website Optimization Tips - Dreamforce 2010 [Video & PPT]

Posted Mike Volpe on 12/20/10 10:09 AM

I had the pleasure of presenting a session at Dreamforce this year, and I thought I would share it with you.  My portion of the presentation is about 25 minutes, and there are a variety of formats below for your viewing pleasure.

Twitter at Events: 60% of Tweets are During the Event

Posted Mike Volpe on 11/12/10 1:08 PM

The folks at Amiando did a cool study looking at the Twitter usage associated with event hashtags.  There are a number of cool findings in the report, but the one that stood out to me was that the vast majority of the tweets took place during the event, with a long tail before and after the event.

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10 Tips on How to Promote and Brand an Event

Posted Mike Volpe on 10/18/10 1:32 PM

ungeeked marketing event resized 600This is a guest post from Cd Vann, who runs the UnGEEKed events.  I have been impressed with the passion that she brings to promoting the unGEEKed events, and asked her to share some of her event marketing tips with folks on this blog.  (I am speaking at UnGEEKed San Francisco, December 2-4.)

Win a Free Ticket to the Inbound Marketing Summit

Posted Mike Volpe on 9/23/10 9:30 AM

I am very excited for the upcoming Inbound Marketing Summit outside Boston on October 6-7.  The lineup of speakers and attendees looks amazing!  I really think it is an event worth attending if you can make it there.

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19 Marketing Experts Share Tips and Predictions for #IMS10

Posted Mike Volpe on 9/17/10 10:04 AM

Something I have been working on with Justin Levy.

Great Upcoming Sales and Marketing Events

Posted Mike Volpe on 10/20/09 10:40 AM

There are some great upcoming sales and marketing events you should check out, especially if you are near any of them in person.

Internet & Technology Summit 2009 Keynote Marketing Presentation

Posted Mike Volpe on 8/24/09 10:30 AM

Today I have the honor of being the keynote speaker at the Internet & Technology Summit 2009 hosted by Tampa Bay CEO Magazine where I spoke about the changes happening in marketing.  I'll try to update the post later with notes or audio/video.

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Party Time! Celebrate 1 Year of HubSpot TV on Friday August 7

Posted Mike Volpe on 8/4/09 1:59 PM

Karen and I have had a lot of fun hosting HubSpot TV for the past year.  We hope you have too, and to celebrate we're having a party!  Free and open to all.

RSVP for HubSpot TV Party

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I hope to see you on August 8!


Learn Video Blogging for B2B at Podcamp Boston

Posted Mike Volpe on 8/3/09 11:48 AM

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Karen Rubin and I are putting together 2 sessions for Podcamp Boston this weekend - August 8-9, 2009.  Come join us!

  • 11:15am - How can you use video podcasting for B2B marketing?
  • 1:30pm - What equipment is best for a video podcast? (Steve Garfield will join us for this one to share his expertise!)

Both are on Sunday, so make sure to show up for day 2 of the conference!  And if you are in town Friday, stop by the 1 year anniversary of HubSpot TV as well.

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