FastPitch Networking Wisconsin

“Business Speed Dating” ~ Welcome to Fast Pitch Networking, Wisconsin.

Here’s your opportunity to talk with everyone! Practice your “elevator speech” because you’ll want to have time to share, and to listen, to 30-second commercials…as many as 20++…at this event!

Practice listening, too…so you can hit that pitch out of the park! We’ll be starting promptly at 9, so get there early to check-in and to enjoy the Coffee (and Danish and Juice and Water) bar.

REGISTRATION IS LIMITED TO 36 MEMBERS – RSVP NOW
We just passed the 2,500 member mark last week, and these are popular events!

***ITINERARY for Wisconsin Networking, Friday, April 26th, 2019***

8:30 AM CHECK-IN (detailed directions and free parking behind the building)

9 AM Three minute introduction of our Hosts, Dennis Hill, Ph.D., and Wendy Frausto, both of EXACTA Corporation

9:03 The fastpitch Wisconsin Networking begins!

Attendees will be in Group A or B.
Group A will be on one side of the tables.
Group B on the other.
Starting at 9:03, you’ll have 4 minutes to:
A) Give your 30-second commercial
B) Give your 30-second commercial
A) Ask questions
B) Answer questions and ask your own
A) Answer Questions
A+B) Decide between yourselves if you’d like to pursue a deeper one-on-one meetup another time. We encourage 1:1 meetings between our Meetup events for more Wisconsin Networking. If appropriate and agreed upon, set up multiple follow-ups!
All the “A” people get up, move one chair to the right, and we start again!
We’re hoping to get each of us together with as many as 20 or 25+ other people for a great, personal exchange of ideas and info in two hours, plus networking time before the event and any arrangements to enjoy one-on-one meetings after our Wisconsin networking meetup!

11:10 – END

Click on the “I’m going” button to start your registration now! You will be able to network with other authentic relationship builders. Bring plenty of business cards and brochures to share!

***YOU MAY BE VIDEOTAPED or PHOTOGRAPHED AT OUR EVENTS***
Your attendance at Wisconsin Business Owners means you may be shown on tape…and you’re okay with that!

Please contact Keith at 262-853-7900 or Maggie (“Contact the Organizers” button) with suggestions or questions, anytime.

MEET OUR ORGANIZERS & SPONSORS:

Customer Relationship Architect Tamara Burkett
See https://www.TamaraBurkett.com

Mark Mullarky of Mullarky Business Systems! From 1-50 PCs, Mark is your man for Computers and Computer Networks. Learn more at https://www.MBSWI.com

Maggie Mongan of Brilliant Breakthroughs, Inc. Rocks!
Check out over 800 blog posts to simplify your business
https://www.BrilliantBreakthroughs.com

Ron Chandler of Summit Investment Management, Ltd.
http://www.SumInvest.com

— Thank you to our Organizers! —

When you want your books done right, contact our newest sponsor Mike Westmore, Chief Keeper of the Books, at www.BookkeepingByMike.com

Jamie Shibly, Chief Expressionist
Want thoughtful customer experiences for profitable customer relationships? See https://www.theExpressory.com

Let Jennifer at https://www.MainStreetFraming.com in Lannon help you Frame Your Awesomeness!

Gail Yaeger, Chief Flight Attendant at https://www.DoveCelebration.com

Gerard I. “Jerry” Schritz, Phone and Public Address Systems Design, Sales, Installation & Service at https://www.Intelegist.com

Nathan Klein is a great source for Lawn Care & Landscaping services.
Find him at http://www.PatriotLCL.com (http://www.patriotlcl.com/)

And get your barbeque on with Ben Houle of https://www.ButchersCatering.com

— Thank you to our Sponsors! —

OUR MAIN SITE, beside MEETUP, is at https://www.WisOwners.com

Regards,
Keith Klein

Organizer, Wisconsin Business Owners
https://www.WisOwners.com
Founder, Owner/Operator, OnYourMark, LLC https://www.OnYourMark.com

p.s.: Link up with us on LinkedIn ~
https://www.linkedin.com/groups?home=&gid=1795298

Like us on Facebook and join the conversations at https://www.facebook.com/Wisconsin-Business-Owners-170246793991/

WisOwners Lunch & Learn: Build An Inbound Marketing Strategy That Grows Your Biz

How To Build An Inbound Marketing Strategy That Grows Your Business
By Kelly E. Andrew

– Do you feel overwhelmed by all of the internet marketing tactics you “should” be doing but don’t really have time to do well?

– Can you confidently say that you get a positive return on investment for your internet marketing efforts?

– Does your internet presence help you build relationships with leads while you’re sleeping?

Many small business owners still believe that traditional marketing will work to grow their business. What they don’t realize is that consumers – human behavior – has changed. People don’t want to be sold to; in fact, they opt out of advertising whenever possible! Today, savvy marketers know that it’s all about developing a relationship online before that prospect ever picks up the phone or sets foot in the door.

In this presentation, you’ll wrap your head around the four phases of the Inbound Marketing methodology and the tactics that support them. You’ll discover ways to track your return on investment and hone in on how to build relationships online that will grow your business.

If you’re interested in helping people (who are already searching online for your product or service) find you and buy from you, then join us to learn more about Inbound Marketing.

MEET OUR EXPERT: KELLY E. ANDREW

In 2013, after a decade in the non-profit sector, Kelly E. Andrew founded Filament Communication. Her mission: to help independent businesses grow, inspired her to hone her internet marketing skills and build a passionate, growth-minded team of marketers. Kelly is a #1 Bestselling Business Author, whose chapter on Inbound marketing is featured in Brilliant Breakthroughs For The Small Business Owner, Volume 2. When she’s not working with her clients and team, Kelly loves to travel and do yoga (her best vacation was visiting Bali for a yoga retreat!). Reading, cooking, going to concerts, snuggling her cats, and sharing time with family and friends also fill up Kelly’s cup.

KELLY E. ANDREW’S CONTACT INFORMATION:
Kelly(at) FilamentWI (dot) com
414-531-6003
https://www.linkedin.com/in/kellyeandrew/

Come Join Us!***

Click on the “I’m going box” to register now.
You’ll reserve your seat to network with other authentic relationship builders. Bring plenty of business cards and brochures to share!

*** ITINERARY Friday, March 29, 2019 ***

11:15 MEET & GREET
Registration & Open Networking for Lunch & Learn begins

12:00 (Noon) – All-You-Can-Eat Buffet & Salad Bar!
Network with great Business Owners and build strong
relationships at your table while Lunching.

12:25 to 12:31 – Break (Get seconds, dessert, etc.)
12:32 – Keith’s Minute
12:34 – Speaker Introduction
12:35 – Speaker Presentation: Kelly E. Andrew
1:10 – Prize Drawings
1:15 – End… or stick around to build relationships!

Thanks to our Organizers & Sponsors:

Tamara Burkett https://www.wisowners.com/members/tamara-burkett-selassie-enterprise/

Ron Chandler https://www.wisowners.com/members/ron-chandler-summit-investment-management-ltd/

Maggie Mongan https://www.WisOwners.com/members/maggie-mongan-brilliant-breakthroughs-inc/

Mark Mullarky https://www.wisowners.com/members/mark-mullarky-mullarky-business-systems/

Earl Smith https://www.wisowners.com/members/earl-d-smith-jr-legal-shield/

Sponsors:

Jamie Shibley https://www.wisowners.com/members/jamie-shibley-the-expressory/

Dave Walter https://www.wisowners.com/members/dave-walter-tite-spot-welders-inc/

***SPEECHES MAY BE VIDEOTAPED or PHOTOGRAPHED***
Your attendance means you accept being shown on tape.

Regards,
Keith Klein https://www.wisowners.com/members/keith-klein-onyourmark-llc/
Owner, OnYourMark, LLC
https://www.OnYourMark.com
262-853-7900

p.s.: Come early for the first part of our March 29th doubleheader:
https://www.meetup.com/wisconsin-business-owners/events/259544560/

WisOwners Morning Session: BLOCKCHAIN Fireside Chat: Continuing the Conversation

BLOCKCHAIN FIRESIDE CHAT – Continuing the Conversation
By Dave Rebro

Come join Dave Rebro as he continues the conversation about this new transformational technology called the ‘Blockchain’.

Don’t worry if you missed his previous presentation in February — “Introduction to the Blockchain,” you will be provided a quick recap to get up to speed on what the Blockchain is and some of its basic terminology.

To learn more, please see this TED Talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/don_tapscott_how_the_blockchain_is_changing_money_and_business?utm_campaign=tedspread&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tedcomshare

Blockchain technologies are creating big shifts in how we work and live.

Come learn:
* How the Blockchain applies to your business now and in the future.

* Examples of how the Blockchain applies to different business types.

* Why the Blockchain shifts power from the few to many, and what added responsibility comes with that power.

* How the Blockchain creates the opportunity for new currencies called Cryptocurrencies, and what purpose these new digital coins serve.

* How the Blockchain provides a superior solution to our current conditioned system of trust.

Every new solution, like Blockchain technologies, provides another round of questions. Those questions, along with your questions, will be addressed in this unique fireside-chat-style event.

So, come join Dave and other like-minded business owners and professionals who are seeking to better understand the purpose of the Blockchain.

MEET OUR EXPERT: DAVE REBRO

Dave Rebro is an Amazon #1 Bestselling Author and Practicing Expert. He works with Solopreneurs, Small Business Owners, Groups and Associations who are looking to go from technology frustration, confusion, and overwhelm to technology knowledge, comfort, organization, and efficient workflow management. Bottom line: achieving desired results.

Dave has been dubbed a “Technology Therapist”. His passion is to take a holistic approach to his client’s technology anxieties, frustrations, and overwhelm, and find solutions to best fit the way they think, learn, and work to help them reach their business and life goals.

28 plus years of technology knowledge and business workflow experience has contributed to Dave’s expertise is simplifying technology and making it easy for people to understand and use. Although experienced in many technologies, Dave Rebro is an Apple Certified Support Professional/Integrator and Certified Evernote Consultant.

Offline, Dave has been the featured speaker at various business and associations meetings and events. He also co-leads the Downstream monthly open and interactive discussion group for growth-minded business owners and professionals. You can find Dave teaching several hands-on technology workshops throughout the Midwest.

DAVE REBRO’S CONTACT INFORMATION:
Direct Dial – (262) 513-2833
Email – Dave(at) DRCS-Solutions (dot) com
Website – drcs-solutions.com/
Linkedin – https://www.linkedin.com/in/rebrod

Come Join Us!***

Click on the “I’m going box” to register now.
You’ll reserve your seat to network with other authentic relationship builders. Bring plenty of business cards and brochures to share!

***ITINERARY Friday, March 29, 2019***

9:15 Registration & Open Networking
9:30 Presentation by Dave Rebro
10:45 Open Networking

***SPEECHES MAY BE VIDEOTAPED or PHOTOGRAPHED***
Your attendance means you accept being shown on tape.

Regards,
Keith Klein
Owner, OnYourMark, LLC
https://www.OnYourMark.com
Organizer, Wisconsin Business Owners
https://www.WisOwners.com
262-853-7900

WisOwners Lunch & Learn: INTRODUCTION TO BLOCKCHAIN By Dave Rebro

INTRODUCTION TO BLOCKCHAIN
By Dave Rebro

-Have you heard of the “Blockchain”, but wondered what Blockchain is?
-Are you wondering what the difference between the Blockchain technology and the Internet?
-Curious how digital currencies (like Bitcoin) and the Blockchain are related?

You’ll be ahead of the curve if you learn now how the Blockchain will impact you and your business and your life.

Are you ready for Your Beginners Guide to Blockchain?

During our time together, you’ll learn why Blockchain isn’t a fad and how it’ll have wide-reaching implications in every aspect of your life and business.

We are amidst the early stages of a historic transformation which in the near future will impact every aspect of you conducting business!

If we don’t become familiar with Blockchain, at least on a basic level: how it works and its terminology, it will be much more difficult for us to assimilate it into our businesses and lives.

Come join me and other like-minded business owners and professionals who are seeking to understand the purpose of the Blockchain in a fun, interactive, and simple fashion! You’ll walk away with a foundational awareness of the Blockchain technology to advance your life and business.

MEET OUR EXPERT: DAVE REBRO

Dave Rebro is an Amazon #1 Bestselling Author and Practicing Expert. He works with Solopreneurs, Small Business Owners, Groups and Associations who are looking to go from technology frustration, confusion, and overwhelm to technology knowledge, comfort, organization, and efficient workflow management. Bottom line: achieving desired results.

Dave has been dubbed a “Technology Therapist”. His passion is to take a holistic approach to his client’s technology anxieties, frustrations, and overwhelm, and find solutions to best fit the way they think, learn, and work to help them reach their business and life goals.

28 plus years of technology knowledge and business workflow experience has contributed to Dave’s expertise is simplifying technology and making it easy for people to understand and use. Although experienced in many technologies, Dave Rebro is an Apple Certified Support Professional/Integrator and Certified Evernote Consultant.

Offline, Dave has been the featured speaker at various business and associations meetings and events. He also co-leads the Downstream monthly open and interactive discussion group for growth minded business owners and professionals. You can find Dave teaching several hands-on technology workshops throughout the Midwest.

DAVE REBRO’S CONTACT INFORMATION:
Direct Dial – (262) 513-2833
Email – Dave@DRCS-Solutions.com
Website – drcs-solutions.com/
Linkedin – https://www.linkedin.com/in/rebrod

Come Join Us!***

Click on the “I’m going box” to register now.
You’ll reserve your seat to network with other authentic relationship builders. Bring plenty of business cards and brochures to share!

***ITINERARY Friday, February 22, 2019***

11:00 AM – MEET & GREET
OPEN NETWORKING BEFORE LUNCH
Open Networking is the start of our Lunch & Learn

12:00 (Noon) – All-You-Can-Eat Buffet & Salad Bar!
Network with great Business Owners and build strong
relationships at your table while Lunching.

12:30 to 12:37 – Break
12:37 – Keith’s Minute
12:40 – Speaker Introduction
12:45 – Speaker Presentation: Dave Rebro
1:15 – Prize Drawings
1:25 – End… or stick around to build relationships!

***SPEECHES MAY BE VIDEOTAPED or PHOTOGRAPHED***
Your attendance means you accept being shown on tape.

Regards,
Keith Klein
Owner, OnYourMark, LLC
https://www.OnYourMark.com
262-853-7900

WisOwners Morning Session: AI & Voice Assistants: The Future of Marketing

AI & Voice Assistants: The Future of Marketing
By Nick Myers

-What exactly is AI and how does it work?
-How is voice technology reshaping how brands engage with customers?
-How will voice assistants change the way we search for information and review content?

It is almost impossible to not have heard about how AI and voice assistant tech is/will be changing everything. The way that organizations and businesses communicate and interact with their customers is entering a new paradigm shift. Organizations must be aware and learn how to adapt to these rapid advances in technology to go where their customers will ultimately be going; voice and the internet.

During our time together, I’ll share a variety of things. First, I will cover a high-level overview of what makes AI tick, and how it ultimately is responsible for voice assistant tech. I will also go over some case studies of different organizations that have used voice technology to connect with their customers, and how organizations can expect the way that they interact with their audiences to substantially change.

If you are interested in the future of one-to-one customer engagement, then join us and learn what AI and voice assistant tech will mean for your business.

MEET OUR EXPERT – Nick Myers
Nick Myers is the owner, founder, and Creative Director of RedFox Creative in Madison, Wisconsin. RedFox Creative is an innovative digital and experiential marketing consulting agency that focuses on integrating new technology with digital marketing tactics to help brands engage with their audiences in unforgettable ways.

Nick has embraced his status as a “Millennial Marketer,” and at the age of 23, has become an expert in digital marketing strategy, social media, and leveraging technologies like 360° Video and Voice Assistants to tell stories and create new experiences for people. Nick has also recently begun producing content and videos for LinkedIn to share his knowledge and experiences, and to help others in identifying their passion.

In his free time, you won’t find Nick drinking wine and eating avocado toast. Instead, Nick is constantly on the go and enjoys meeting new people, speaking, and learning from other industry professionals. Nick also enjoys spending time with his family and close friends, reading, playing the occasional PlayStation 4 game, checking out new local restaurants, and traveling as much as he can.

Nick Myer’s Contact Information:
Site: Red Fox Creative https://redfoxcreate.com/
Email: nickm (at) redfoxcreate (dot) com
Phone: 630-414-1117

Come Join Us!***

Click on the “I’m going box” to register now.
You’ll reserve your seat to network with other authentic relationship builders. Bring plenty of business cards and brochures to share!

***ITINERARY Friday, February 22, 2019***

9:15 Registration & Open Networking
9:30 Presentation by Nick Myers
10:45 Open Networking

***SPEECHES MAY BE VIDEOTAPED or PHOTOGRAPHED***
Your attendance means you accept being shown on tape.

Regards,
Keith Klein
Owner, OnYourMark, LLC
https://www.OnYourMark.com
262-853-7900