2010 ALA Annual Conference

Conference Seminars

Put Technology to Work for You

Maximizing Your Productivity and Efficiency
When on the Road


Steve Turner
TurnerTime Management LLC

Does your productivity suffer when you are on the road? Do you want to know how to optimize your BlackBerry and other “mobile tools” for maximum productivity no matter where you are?

Covered in this seminar:

  • If you are equipped with the right technology “for the road”
  • The most efficient way to process and organize e-mails on your handheld
  • Other tech tools to be become more productive when out of the office
   

About Steve Turner

Steve Turner’s ground breaking strategies for time management and productivity helped rocket his former employer from $44 to $265 million in just over four years.

Now the owner of TurnerTime Management LLC, Turner shares his tips and techniques for effectively managing e-mails, tasks and projects.

 

Online Prospecting: Using the Web to Find New Customers for Showrooms


John Arnold
Small Business Marketing Consultant

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The Internet can be an extremely useful tool for businesses in search of prospective customers.

Covered in this seminar:

  • The basics of search engine marketing and online advertising
  • Tips for producing effective online ads and where to place them for the best results
  • How to use social media and blogs to attract potential customers 
   

About John Arnold

John Arnold writes the Marketing Tools & Technologies column for Entrepreneur Magazine and is the author of several marketing books including Web Marketing All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies, E-Mail Marketing for Dummies, and Mobile Marketing for Dummies.

Taking Time Saving Tips to New Heights


Steve Turner
TurnerTime Management LLC

Making technology work for you – and not the other way around – can take your productivity to new levels.

Covered in this seminar:

  • How to keep your Inbox under 10 to 15 e-mails at all times
  • Tips for managing time, priorities and projects for maximum efficiency
  • Other programs and resources to supercharge your productivity
     

Web Site Strategies for the Manufacturer


John Arnold
Small Business Marketing Consultant

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Optimal Web site strategies for product manufacturers differ from those of retailers.

Covered in this seminar:

  • How to drive new business customers to your Web site with SEO, PPC, online ads and more
  • Tips for using social media and blogs to build relationships with potential customers
  • Using your Web site and Web communications together to educate customers and generate demand