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October Seminar | "How to Compete with the Online Giants of Retail"

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Name: October Seminar | "How to Compete with the Online Giants of Retail"
Date: October 29, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM PDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
BAMit x ServiceHoot

Join us at the MB Library and hear BAMit & servicehoot breakdown & provide tools on how to compete with online retail.

Lauri Gritten, EVP, 
Lauri graduated with honors from Oregon State University and holds two degrees: one in Business Management and one in Behavioral Science. Her 15+ years of marketing experience led to a powerful role as the Chief Brand Officer at Pizza Blends and the Senior Director of Sales and Customer Service for C.H. Guenther & Son, Inc. As the Executive Vice President for BAMit, Lauri oversees the entire Sales and Marketing team.
Caitlin Sappington, VP of Business Development, BAMit
Caitlin has a strong entrepreneurial background from working at the student run start-up called the Flats at Loyola Station during undergrad at Loyola University Chicago, where she received her undergraduate degree in accounting. Caitlin then obtained her Masters in Accounting from the University of Southern California.  Caitlin leverages her prior strategic marketing experience from being a Manager in Partner Services at FOX Sports and public accounting experience at Deloitte & Touche to efficiently grow BAMit’s client and user base. Caitlin leads BAMit’s sales initiatives as VP of Business Development.
Brian Smith, COO, BAMit
Brian steps into the role of Chief Operating Officer with over 15 years of entrepreneurial experience in creating transformative apps, web applications, and interactive programs for web and mobile devices. He is owner of Blue Sand Group, one of the most recognized digital marketing firms in the U.S. earning the award for best design firm in 2015, and 2016. His most recent projects include Ad Auditor, a "cloud-based" advertising tracking and auditing service designed for the well informed business owner, and American Bars, the first completely integrated marketing platform for small bars and pubs.

Brian Fife, Servicehoot
Customers are now making their buying decisions with "OK Google" and "Hey Siri" for "near me" searches at a 500% increase over the last two years. The local map and other search results are now the first point of contact for customer service and sales with new and existing local business customers. With ServiceHoot and Online Restaurant Manager as your customer care-focused technical team, you can be certain your customers find the latest info and the search engines see an active presence online. Simply put, we strive to help your business thrive in today's local search world.
Brian Fife works diligently to provide the customer service you expect from your team, while our technical team of Local Web Experts tackle the action necessary to represent you properly on sites like Google My Business, Yelp, your website, and more. It's a technical world online. We let you focus on what you do best while we handle the rest. Join us to learn a few simple steps you can take to ensure your local business is found when customers are looking for you!



Event Media:
Manhattan Beach Library
Date/Time Information:
October 29, 2018
12 - 1:30 pm
Free for Members if you register
$10 at the door- MBC Members
$20 at the door for Non-Members
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