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2 Tracks to Choose FromSocial Media WebConference + Social Media Certification 2013March 29 - April 26, 2013 | 24 Live Online Sessions 

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Social Media WebConference 2013

2 Tracks to Choose From
Social Media WebConference + Social Media Certification 2013
March 29 - April 26, 201324 Live Online Sessions

What is it?

Online Social Media event with two learning tracks - WebConference track and Certification track where attendees can chose to enroll in either one. The only Social Media event with big conference content combined with personalized training in an interactive online platform.

How does it Work?

Our Social Media WebConference delivers a total of 24 live sessions. All our live sessions are recorded too so you can watch (or re-watch)sessions any number of times!

When does it start?

Our program starts on March 29 through April 26 with sessions scheduled on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. If you can't attend them live online then you can always watch it later at your convenient time.


Social Media WebConference Agenda

Session 1 | Stand Out Social Media Marketing | 
Friday, March 29th | 12 - 1 EDT / 9 - 10 PDT / 21.30

Session 2 | 
Social Media Strategy in 8 Steps - Getting Started with Social Media | Friday, March 29th | 

1 - 2 EDT / 10 - 11 PDT / 21.30 - 23.30 IST

Session 3 | 
Social Media Monitoring for Competitive Advantage | Wednesday, April 3rd | 12 - 1 EDT / 9 - 10 PDT / 21.30 - 23.30 IST

Session 4 |
Social Media Monitoring Tools – A Live Demo Walkthrough | Wednesday, April 3rd | 1 - 2 EDT / 10 - 11 PDT / 21.30 - 23.30 IST

Session 5 | 
Content Marketing – Engaging Social Media with Content | Monday, April 8th | 12 - 1 EDT / 9 - 10 PDT / 21.30 - 23.30 IST

Session 6

Blogging Strategies for Success – Unraveling Blogging to thrive

Monday, April 8th

1 - 2 EDT / 10 - 11 PDT

Session 7

Facebook Power Strategies in 2013

Wednesday, April 10th

12 - 1 EDT / 9 - 10 PDT

Session 8

- How-to Session

Learning to use Facebook's New & Improved Ad Platform

Wednesday, April 10th

1 - 2 EDT / 10 - 11 PDT

Session 9

Power of Twitter Marketing

Friday, April 12th

12 - 1 EDT / 9 - 10 PDT

Session 10

- How-to Session

Twitter Tools to promote your content

Friday, April 12th

1 - 2 EDT / 10 - 11 PDT

Session 11

Community Management – The Power of Communities and Role of Community Builder

Friday, April 12th

2 - 3 EDT / 11 - 12 PDT

Session 12

LinkedIn Marketing for Growing Business

Monday, April 15th

12 - 1 EDT / 9 - 10 PDT

Session 13

- How-to Session

Learning to use LinkedIn's Ad Platform

Monday, April 15th

1 - 2 EDT / 10 - 11 PDT

Session 14

Leveraging Social Media for Jobs – Find the career using Social Media

Wednesday, April 17th

12 - 1 EDT / 9 - 10 PDT

Session 15

The Power of Pinterest Marketing

Wednesday, April 17th

1 - 2 EDT / 10 - 11 PDT

Session 16

Instagram and the art of Visual Storytelling

Friday, April 19th

12 - 1 EDT / 9 - 10 PDT

Session 17

Blending Traditional Media, Social Media, & Digital Media

Friday, April 19th

1 - 2 EDT / 10 - 11 PDT

Session 18

Videos for Social Media - Making Your Videos go Viral

Friday, April 19th

2 - 3 EDT / 11 - 12 PDT

Session 19

- How-to Session

YouTube Optimization & Other YouTube tools

Friday, April 19th

2 - 3 EDT / 11 - 12 PDT

Session 20

Measuring Social Media for ROI

Monday, April 22nd

12 - 1 EDT / 9 - 10 PDT

Session 21

- How-to Session

Configuring Google Analytics for Social Reports

Monday, April 22nd

1 - 2 EDT / 10 - 11 PDT

Session 22

Search Engine Optimization for Social Media Professionals

Wednesday, April 24th

12 - 1 EDT / 9 - 10 PDT

Session 23

Tasty D-Lite Case Study – How a successful brand leveraged Social Media

Wednesday, April 24th

1 - 2 EDT / 10 - 11 PDT

Session 24

Social Media B2B Social Media - How to Generate Leads With Social Media

Friday, April 26th

12 - 1 EDT / 9 - 10 PDT


Lon Safko

Lon Safko, He is the creator of the "First Computer To Save A Human Life" as coined by Steve Jobs, Apple, Inc.. That computer, along with 18 other inventions and more than 30,000 of Lon's papers, are in the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. He has created numerous hardware and software solutions for the physically challenged, developed the first CAD software for civil engineers, designed the archetypes for the Apple Newton & Microsoft's Bob Operating Systems, and is also responsible for those handy little Tool-Tips help-balloon pop-ups!

Lon is the founder of 14 successful companies, including Paper Models, Inc., which developed Three-Dimensional Internet Advertising and Virtual-Electronic-Retailing "V-E-Tailing" for business, promotions, and education, for which Lon holds three patents.Lon has been recognized for his creativity with such prestigious awards as; The Westinghouse Entrepreneur of the Year, Arizona Innovation Network's Innovator of the Year, The Arizona Software Association's Entrepreneur of the Year, twice nominated for the Ernst & Young / Inc. Magazine Entrepreneur of the Year, The Public Relations Society of America's, Edward Bernays, Mark of Excellence Award, and nominated as a Fellow of the nation's Computer History Museum. Lon has also been featured in Entrepreneur Magazine, PC Novice, Inc. Magazine, and Popular Science Magazines just to name a few. Lon was recently selected by the Smithsonian institution to represent "The American Inventor" at their annual conference. More Details : 

Mark W. Schaefer

Mark W. Schaefer is the author of "Return on Influence : The Revolutionary Power of Klout, Social Scoring, and Influence Marketing" (a McGraw-Hill release) and also executive director of Schaefer Marketing Solutions. Mark has supported a variety of organizations with social media strategic initiatives including global companies such as Cisco and Johnson & Johnson. Mark Schaefer's blog is cited as one of the top marketing blogs in the world and his last book, The Tao of Twitter, was among the best-selling social media books in 2011. Mark is a popular speaker at industry conferences and is also a marketing faculty member at Rutgers University.More Details

Lee Odden

Lee Odden is the author of Optimize: How to Attract and Engage More Customers by Integrating Social Media, Social Media and Content Marketing and CEO of TopRank Online Marketing, specializing in Internet marketing consulting, training, and implementation services. A veteran Internet marketer, Odden has consulted for clients such as HP, McKesson, Gorkana, Marketo and StrongMail. He has been cited for his internet marketing expertise by The Economist, U.S. News & World Report, and Fortune Magazine and writes a monthly column for ClickZ called Social Media Smarts. Odden's Online Marketing Blog is rated one of the top marketing blogs on the web by Advertising Age, Social Media Examiner and Junta42. Odden conducts seminars for companies, and regularly presents at marketing, media, and public relations industry conferences world-wide.More Details

Brian Carter

Brian Carter is a recognized authority on Facebook marketing and across the globe at various conferences and corporate training sessions. Brian is CEO of FanReach (A Facebook Training Course), is an internet marketing consultant, speaker, and trainer with 11 years experience in search optimization, online advertising, and social media. He is the author of the book "How To Get More Fans On Facebook: Step By Step Methods For Cheaply Acquiring Prospects Who Will Actually Buy From You" and a forthcoming comprehensive book on Facebook For Business. Brian was quoted in Twitter Marketing For Dummies and has been quoted and profiled by Information Week, U.S. News & World Report, The Wall Street Journal, and Entrepreneur Magazine. Brian writes for Search Engine Journal and AllFacebook. A speaker and trainer for top marketing conferences including Socialize, SMX, Pubcon, and The American Marketing Association, Brian is one of the nation's leading experts in Social Media Strategy & Internet Business Optimization.More Details

Mike Lewis

Mike Lewis is an International speaker, author of "Stand Out Social Marketing", active blogger and twitter personality. He is Chief Marketing Officer at Peoplefluent and serves on the Board of Directors at Socialtext. Mike has worked with companies like Sony Pictures, Major League Baseball, Starwood Hotels, Titleist, American Cancer Society, Comcast SportsNet, Zynga, Nuance, Tiger Woods Foundation, Maui Jim, and many others, realize the benefits of social media marketing and how to align social technology with practical business benefits.He is Chief Marketing Officer at Peoplefluent, and serves on the Board of Directors at Socialtext. More Details

Sima Dahl

Sima Dahl is a Marketing Consultant, Social Media Strategist and Personal Branding Expert. A veteran marketer with more than 20 years in the trenches, Sima has experience working with Fortune 500 corporations, venture-backed start-ups, non-profits and academic institutions. As president of Parlay Communications, Ltd., Sima guides individuals and businesses as they move from Message to Mindshare™ utilizing smarter marketing, branding and social media. Her hallmark is her knowledge of integrated marketing strategy, messaging and sales enablement. Prior to founding Parlay, Sima held senior marketing management positions for software and services companies SAP and Intentia. Previously she worked with high-tech start-ups Expand Beyond, Proxicom and Neoglyphics Media Corp.

Sima is regularly asked to speak to associations and executives about marketing, social media and her Sway Factor™ system for networking in a digital age. She is the founder and chief connector of, writes a monthly career column for AMA International, and blogs about marketing and social media for Reed Elsevier. She earned an undergraduate degree from University of Illinois and an MBA with distinction from DePaul University.More Details

BJ Emerson

BJ is the VP Technology, Tasti D-Lite and Planet Smoothie CEO, Buzzadelic, LLC. BJ Emerson is an award winning social technology executive who has a long and consistent track record of innovation and leadership within the organizations he serves. BJ's unique perspective comes in part from spearheading the integration of the Tasti D-Lite brand experience with online communities and was largely responsible for taking the brand from a place of social negligence to social prominence in just a few short years. He has appeared on CNBC, has been quoted in The New York Times, Reuters, Inc. magazine, Entrepreneur, and AdAge as well as numerous other publications including the cover Hospitality Technology magazine.BJ speaks throughout the United States as well as internationally on a regular basis on the topics of social media, technology and customer loyalty. BJ provided the foreword to Location Based Marketing for Dummies and is the co-author of The Tasti D-Lite Way; Social Media Marketing Lessons for Building Loyalty and a Brand Customers Crave published by McGraw-Hill in 2012. More Details

Krista Neher

Krista Neher is author of "Social Media Field Guide" and an international speaker on Social Media marketing. Krista has over 10 years of experience in marketing and has worked with the biggest and best marketing companies providing consulting and training solutions. Her speaking and training clients include Procter and Gamble, Euro RSCG, St. Anthony Messenger Press, Search Engine Strategies, the Unfinished Furniture Association, BlogHer, Webmaster World and Fifth Third Bank. Audiences leave engaged, energized and educated. Not only does Krista entertain audiences but she provides actionable insights.More Details

Neal Schaffer

Neal Schaffer is a leader in helping businesses develop strategies in maximizing returns on investment from social business. A frequent speaker about social media, he has been recruited as a subject expert by the ABC and CBS TV networks and quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Business Week, Yahoo! and the American Express Open Forum. Schaffer's social media strategy consulting achievements include a Fortune 500 company and a celebrity with nearly one million social media fans. Neal Schaffer is currently senior vice president of social media strategy for Social 5150, a social media agency in Laguna Beach, California, as well as vice president of social media strategy for Green Dream Social, an agency targeting Mexico and Spanish-speaking communities, in Calabasas, California. Find out more about Neal Schaffer at Neal Schaffer has written two books on LinkedIn: "Maximizing LinkedIn for Sales and Social Media Marketing" as well as "Windmill Networking: Understanding, Leveraging and Maximizing LinkedIn," which received multiple industry awards and continues to be a best-selling book in its genre. Schaffer is a graduate of Amherst College and is fluent in Japanese and Mandarin Chinese.More Details

Lisa Buyer

As the founder of three media companies and CEO of The Buyer Group Lisa is ambitious about the influence of public relations on social media, Social Media and SEM, and she continues to share her innovative approach with clients, peers and associates. Heading her current boutique agency, The Buyer Group, Lisa consults on both the client side and agency side. Clients include B2B, B2C, public and private companies in the technology, real estate and health/beauty industries as well as marketing and advertising agencies. Lisa is a columnist for Search Engine Watch, guest writer for Clickz, editor of SocialPRScoops and teaches online courses on applying Social PR to business networks. Lisa is a certified Google AdWords professional, a past member of SEMPO and SFIMA and is a graduate of the University of Florida with a degree in Public Relations and Business Administration. Go Gators!More Details

Jason Miles

Jason G. Miles is the creator of the "Power Book" series, a collection of books dedicated to providing exceptional content for Work At Home Marketers. His 2nd book in the series- Craft Business Power - is an Amazon #1 best selling book in the E-Commerce and Web-Marketing categories. His first book in the series - Pinterest Power - is also an Amazon best seller.He serves as the Vice President For Advancement at Northwest University in Kirkland Washington where he leads the Marketing, Fund-raising and Human Resources departments. In 2008 he co-founded Liberty Jane Clothing, an online retail business that has grown to become a thriving six-figure business. With over 200,000 digital guidebooks downloaded, and thousands of raving fans, Liberty Jane has become a powerful brand in their small niche. The company uses social media extensively and has more than 9,600 subscribers on Youtube, (with over 1.7 million video views), more than 25,000 Fans in Facebook, and more than 6,000 followers on Pinterest. Jason has a Masters Degree in Business Administration, and undergraduate degrees in both Organizational Management & Biblical Studies. He has the honor of serving as an Adjunct Professor in The School Of Business Management at Northwest.More Details

Eric Enge

Eric Enge has a passion for training and much of it can be felt from his writing on industry leading sites like Search Engine Land and Search Engine Watch to name a few. Eric has also co-authored the widely read book called "The Art of Social Media" with Rand Fishkin, Stephan Spencer, and Jessie Stricchiola. Eric also speaks regularly at search marketing conferences like SMX, SES, Pubcon, Web 2.0 to name a few. A lifelong entrepreneur having built several successful web enterprises would be imparting Social Media skills like building links through blogs and leveraging social media for building your site popularity.More Details

Alan K'necht

Alan K'necht is author of "The Last Original Idea - A Cynic's View to Internet Marketing" and president of K'nechtology Inc., an Internet strategy & analytics consulting and training company. Through web analytics, K'necht has always helped clients measure and maximize their Return on Investment (ROI) for their web site marketing initiatives. K'necht is an internationally published columnist, who has been interviewed by numerous publications and media outlets including: The Wall Street Journal, Globe & Mail, National Post, CBC radio, CanWest Global News and WebmasterRadio.FM.More Details

Bob Tripathi

Over the years, Bob has helped companies like Sears, Discover Financial Services and others to generate revenues through in-house search marketing. Bob specializes in strategizing Social Media/PPC activities including creating meaningful Social Media dashboard that is easy to understand & easy to quantify. Bob is a frequent speaker at leading industry conferences like SES, SMX, Ad-Tech and also does in-house Social Media workshop training for Search Engine Strategies conference. Bob is also the founder of SEMPO Chicago.More Details

Certification Track

Social Media Certification track is created for attendees who are looking for a more hands-on, project based, social media experience. Our certification track runs concurrently with WebConference sessions but of course with a more personalized mentoring experience. Simply put, you will learn to implement all that you learn during our live WebConference sessions with our expert mentors to guide you along.

Please Note: Our focus is on individual attention for certification program and as a result we have only have limited number of seats available. In addition to attending Social Media WebConference sessions, you'll be required to put in 5-6 hours of additional work each week.
  • Hands-on Social Media Project
  • Weekly Assignments & Quizzes
  • Weekly Progress Mentoring Calls
  • Final Project Dissertation
  • Social Media Certification

Recognized Training Provider

  • Instant E-Training is a recommended training provider of SEMPO, a global non-profit association with members across the globe in over 28 countries.

Hands-on Social Media Project

  • A Social Media project will be assigned to work on with our guidance.
  • Project based training from the ground up will help you to implement social media programs.
  • Perfect for experiential learners looking for real-world social media experience.

Weekly Assignments & Quizzes

  • You will be assigned weekly quizzes & assignments based on your learning during our Live Social Media WebConference sessions.
  • Weekly Quizzes to test your knowledge and ensure you stay on top of our live sessions.

Weekly Progress Mentoring Calls

  • In addition to Live WebConference sessions, you'll be part of weekly progress/mentoring calls where any or all questions will be answered related to your assigned social media project.
  • 1 hour long call each week for 6 weeks - You get 6 hours of personalized attention with a focus on solving YOUR problems.

Final Project Dissertation

  • A final Social Media Project dissertation is required from all certification attendees.
  • Your Final Social Media Dissertation will bring your social media project to life and is a required component for receiving our Social Media Certification.

Social Media Certification

  • You will earn your Social Media Certification during our Graduation Ceremony.
  • Please Note: You will need to pass all our quizzes and complete final project dissertation to earn your certification.

Need more information? Here's more about Our Social Media Certification program

WebConference Track

WebConference track is perfect for attendees at all skill levels whether it be learning social media from scratch or an experienced social media specialist looking for that golden nugget. Our social media webconference track can be a great alternative to traditional conferences as you save on travel costs along with pricier conference passes. In addition to costs, online learning can fit your busy schedule and attendees do not have to miss work. All our WebConference sessions are held live on our online interactive platform and they are recorded for playback with full access to recordings for 6 months.


As part of WebConference track you get:


  • Access to 24 Live Online Sessions
  • Access to recordings for 6 months
  • Free Bonus Training Videos(worth $300+)
  • Member's only pre-reading section before every session
  • Ability to ask questions at anytime whether be it live online or on our member's only Q&A section

Compare Tracks

Comparison chart below shows the difference between Social Media WebConference 2013 and Social Media Certification tracks
  Social Media
WebConference 2013
Social Media
Attend 24 Live Sessions
(with 6 months access)
Receive Free Bonus Materials
Access to Member's Area incl. Q&A
Free 3 Months Access
(100+ training videos - worth $141)
Hands-on Social Media Project
6 Mentoring Calls - One Hour Each
Social Media Certification of Achievement
Social Media Final Project Dissertation

Free Bonus

  • Free Session Video by Dan Zarrella of HubSpot - The Science of Facebook Marketing - Worth $69. Recorded exclusively for Instant E-Training.
  • In this hour long video, the Original Social Media Scientist and Author of "The Social Media Marketing Book" and "Facebook Marketing" Dan Zarrella mixes research data with marketing acumen to deliver marketing sermons for Facebook.
  • 10+ Free Training Videos on Social Media.
  • Free Access to 10+ training videos on Social Media. Over $500 in value.
  • Our Free training videos will supplement our Social Media for Business WebConference.
  • FREE Social Media Influence By Mark W.Schaefer Training Video
  • A 300+ page FREE ebook for all attendees.
  • Book with chapter contribution from various social media practitioners.
  • Free Session Video - Ramon DeLeon of Domino's Pizza - Worth $69
  • In this hour long video, you'll learn "in-the-trenches" tips from Ramon on how he transforms his pizza business with Social Media. A must-see session that will transform your social media perspective. Guaranteed!


What if i miss few sessions?

No worries. All our training workshops are recorded and you would have full access to all recordings for 6 months from start date. In fact, we encourage you to re-watch workshop recordings to make sure you have grasped all the great tips provided by our experts.

How long is each session?

Our web conference is designed with an hour long strategy session and in many sessions followed by a 30 minute "How-to" workshop. Please check our agenda on top of this page for completeschedule.

What if i have questions after the workshop?

Sure. We have created a special Q&A area just for the workshop attendees. You can ask a question in your registered member's area after the workshop. We will also post questions from our Q & A session up on our website.

How can i ask questions during a workshop?

We have a live chat feature and if you prefer you can ask question with a microphone too. You can ask questions after the formal presentation during our Q & A portion of the workshop. Our workshop moderator would announce before the start of each workshop on how to ask questions.

What should i expect in an online training workshop?

Well, with online training you save all traveling hassles and expenses and simply watch the training from your home or office desk (even Starbucks!). We will have live video streaming of the instructor so its as good as attending an in-person training without the traveling.

Do i need any special software to watch the training workshop?

No, not at all. All you need is an internet browser (like Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, and the like) and an internet connection. Besides internet browser, you would also need Flash installed on your computer to attend the training workshop.

Can i share my password with my co-workers?

We work hard to create this "Social Media for Business" WebConference by bringing together top experts, ofeering free resources, and not to mention exceptional attendee support. Sharing passwords is equivalent to software piracy and against our user policy. Instead, please call us at 1-847-497-0290 and we will offer you excellent group rates. Promise!

What if i don't like your session, can i get a refund?

We are confident that you will love our social media for business training workshop. But for some reason, it is not what you want then we will be happy to issue you a refund. The only thing we ask is that the final day for any refund request has to be right after the first session on March 29th. Any refund request after March 29th will not be accepted due to the online format of our training and the free training resources we provide. You should immediately email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call us at 847-497-0290 and reason of your cancellation.

What else can i expect to get out of this training workshop?

Besides a top-notch list of trainers with over 100+ years of combined experience, you will also be granted free access to our member's only site loaded with 10+ Free videos (over $600 in value!). This way you are not just learning through workshops but also through other training videos created by expert instructors at Instant E-Training. As they say "It cannot get any better than this!"

What to Expect

  • Private access to member-only social community.
  • Network and collaborate with fellow attendees. Great learning happens in a collaborative environment and we've created one just for you to network!
  • Special Q & A time dedicated to ask our expert any question after every workshop session.
  • Q & A section inside our membership area.

Why Our Attendees Love Us...

"Certification rivals my college diploma"
"Got my certificate of achievement for social media certification project today! Yay! Frankly, it rivals my college diploma for looks. Thanks, Instant E-Training!"
Sheri Booms Holm
Social Media for Business, Attendee

"Instant E-Training was a fantabulous experience"
I have to tell you that receiving my certificate in the mail today was the highlight of my day. I was so happy I kissed my you can see. Instant eTraining was a fantabulous experience. Thank you for a wealth of knowledge.
Social Media for Business, Attendee

"Best workshop series I have attended online"
"Instant-E-Training and Bob Tripathi provided the best seminar/workshop/webinar series I have attended online. The topic was "Social Media for Business" and the content and speakers presented an incredible wealth of information. They knew their stuff and were willing to share it. I would highly recommend this for other professionals looking for current, relevant social media information."
Julie Snow
Minnesota, USA

"I give them my highest recommendation"
Instant E-Training is by far the most effective way to learn for anyone getting into social media for business. They cover every topic you need to know, and expose you to some of the best in the field. The resources they provide are invaluable and I give them my highest recommendation.
Ryan Maas
Indiana, USA

"Training with Instant E-Training was a great experience"
Training with Instant E-Training was a great experience. I learned a lot and received many free bonuses. I would recommend it to anyone looking to learn more about the online marketing world and anyone who would like to practically use the information learned. Not only will you learn a lot, but when you need support you can count on Bob.
Joseph Kastner

"Useful information to share with my colleagues"
I really enjoyed the Social Media for Business course, while I have a good grounding in the area it gave me some useful hints & tips I hadn't come across and gave me lots of useful information to share with my colleagues to get them more on board with the use of social media
Kat Miller
United Kingdom
Synuron, Ltd.

"I learnt to do it right"
Thank you so much! I am working in online marketing, I have some experience in Social Media, but I learnt how to do it right, the workflows, and all that a real consultant/specialist in digital marketing needs to know. Congratulations, I will sign in for the next workshop!
Adriana Ceausescu

"Fantastic beyond all my expectations"
The Social Media for Business series was fantastic, beyond all my expectations. The experts, the material, the topics were worth every pennie. Thanks very much for producing up to the minute presentations.
Christine Paquet
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