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Building a Powerhouse Brand
The digital universe is expanding at an accelerated rate, driving every individual, brand, business or entity to want to occupy a bigger space as possible. Marketing your brand using the various online platforms is not as simple as just putting a profile on cyberspace. It is enhancing your business image and projecting it through the digital sphere.
Know how to grow your brand exponentially and engage in strategic and social impact activities that can build your competitive advantages like creating compelling products or services, recruiting and maintaining valuable employees, attracting and retaining investors, encouraging professional and personal growth within your internal stakeholders, and developing your customer relations, all these that lead to a positive business reputation. Then convert this reputation to a digital thumbprint that provides a lasting effect on your audience.
Take your brand to the next level and see which areas of your business can help improve your company's public image, then magnify those qualities to your stakeholders through the online world. We have put together a panel of experts that will propel you to make that first step in the digital space and beyond. Together, let us discover the wonders of building your own digital imprint can bring to your business through this workshop.
About the Speaker/s
Along with puppies, strong coffee and yoga pants, I am completely obsessed with helping business owners develop strategies and action plans to take their business to the next level. I'll work with you to develop a Strategic Marketing Roadmap that will outline step by step what you need to work on to achieve explosive results.
Simon Mathonnet is the Head of Digital Strategy at Splashbox, a Melbourne digital marketing, design and web development agency that specialises in enterprise eCommerce clients. Simon personally oversees more than 100 digital marketing campaigns, devising bespoke digital strategies across SEO, SEM, CRO and social media, as well as managing the rollout and technical implementation of each campaign.
His role also sees him serve as an advisor to Splashbox’s vast roster of clients, which includes prominent fashion labels, large-scale property developers, and high-volume eCommerce businesses. Simon uses his technical knowledge, business acumen, and ability to translate complex technical concepts and intricate data trends into practical, scalable strategies to improve and grow each business. You can also see that talent at work when he’s hosting regular workshops at General Assembly or speaking at conferences like Search Marketing Summit or Big Digital.
After studying IT and mathematics in France, Simon earned a Master’s Degree in digital marketing from universities in Paris and San Francisco. At the time, Simon was a professional gamer with a passion for puzzles and escape rooms. It wasn’t long before he was applying his competitive edge and talent for problem-solving to the world of SEO, which he mastered whilst working for a series of startups in France, the US and Australia. He was drawn to SEO because of its “ever-changing environment” and the fact that it allowed him to be both technical and creative.
Key to Simon’s success as an SEO and digital strategist is a focus on data and detailed metrics and an ability to analyse vast chunks of data in order to reveal what’s hidden beneath the surface and extract the trends and insights that matter most to a business and their digital presence.
About The Masters Series
WeTeachMe is our vision of the future of learning: inspired and impassioned learning that is run by the people, for the people.
In 2016, WeTeachMe officially became the biggest school in Australia, one giant leap towards our fundamental goal to be the biggest school in the world. As we start on our new journey to attain our next ambition, we begin with empowering thought leaders in every corner of the world by equipping them with the right tools and knowledge that will help them spark new ideas and bringing these ideas to life.
In accordance with this purpose, we have formed a new creative program to assist us in spreading our message into the world. We launched Masters Series by WeTeachMe where we could begin sharing the gifts, knowledge, and experiences of those who have achieved the unimaginable in their life against all odds to entrepreneurs who are still in the starting line.
To achieve this aim, we invite the best and the brightest, the industry movers and shakers, the well-known and influential members of the world of entrepreneurs to share their learnings and experiences in an unwavering effort to help those who are in constant search to find the answers. From creating thriving companies to taking your business to greater heights, we have everything lined up for you where you will learn from the best of the best.
Partners & Sponsors
MYOB loves supporting startups. As one of the original Australian startups, we believe in giving back to the community that helped us grow. We’re proud to back the Master Series by WeTeachMe for entrepreneurs.
City of Melbourne
The City of Melbourne continues to develop new ways to gather and share information to support those whose innovations and developments underpin the growth of the city. We broaden understanding and respect for Melbourne’s diverse knowledge sector and ensure learning can be a lifelong process.
Inspire9 is the original community-led co-working space for Melbourne’s startups, freelancers, and creative entrepreneurs. It is a community in the truest sense. We share ideas, responsibilities and opportunities. We collaborate on projects, help our neighbours with a tricky technical problem and broker business deals over a game of pool or ping-pong.
SPARK empowers, educates and brings together Melbourne's most aspiring entrepreneurs. An initiative by Deakin University, our mission is simple: To invite everyone, Teach the curious, and Empower the best.
Startup Victoria is the go-to destination for all startup related topics. We believe that Melbourne can be one of the world’s best cities to build a startup. We want to help make that a reality by helping to accelerate the growth of Victoria’s startup ecosystem.
Wade Institute is home to The University of Melbourne’s Master of Entrepreneurship. When you’re teaching people to create, make and innovate, the space they occupy should invite them to create new things from the moment they walk in. The Wade Institute centre will do just that.
Duration: 2 Hours
- Know about digital marketing strategies.
- Learn how to enhance public image and reputation.
- Discover how to generate opportunities through brand building and digital marketing.
- Improve public image.
- Enhance your reputation.
- Increase digital media coverage.
- Boosts employee engagement.
- Attracts and retain investors.
- Positive workplace environment.
- Increase in creativity.
- Professional and personal growth.
- Individual philanthropy.
- All your questions answered, no stone left unturned.
- The opportunity to meet the movers and shakers.
- Invaluable pieces of advice from the industry experts.
- Personal development.
- Empowering mindset.
- Expand your network.
- Increase follow-on business and referrals.
- Renewed motivation.
- Laptop or Tablet.
- Notepad and Pen.
- A camera to document your experience if you like.
Come as you are.
Startups, aspiring, and prevailing business owners.