Schedule

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

(subject to changes)

Schedule on PDF: Megaphone Schedule Full (updated 08/01)

 

Thursday, August 2, 2018
    5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. | Happy Hour, The Chancellor Hotel Bar

Friday, August 3, 2018

8:30 am-9:00 am: Registration and Networking: Town Center Lobby

                 T-shirt Shop Open: Fayetteville Town Center Lobby

                  New attendee meet and greet: Soapbox Lounge

 

9:00 a.m – 9:30 a.m. | Conference Kick-offOzark Main Stage: Stephanie Buckley, The Women Bloggers

FRIDAY SESSIONS & WORKSHOPS:

  • Keynote presentation: I Mustache You a Question: Will Your Visual Marketing Land Your Dream Client? Mine did. | Jeff Sieh, His Design, Inc.
  • Optimize for Google | Dan Lockcuff, Stratabyte
  • Facebook Ads, Kristi Thurman, First Security Bank, Only in Ark
  • Build Your Brick and Mortar through Social Media–Natalie Freeman, Natalie Creates,Freckled Hen Farmhouse
  • CrowdSourcing the Best Apps + Tools | Allyson Twiggs Dyer, The Twiggs Group
  • Creative Ways to use Facebook Live to Grow Your Brand | Michelle Hancock, Modern Mom Life
  • Instagram Growth Tips | Jennifer Maune, Maune Legacy
  • Using a Bullet Journal to Manage Your Time and Run Your Business | Jennifer McCool, Organize This AR
  • Power of Video in Stories and Going Live | Kellee Mayfield, Delta Moxie
  • Brand Ambassador Best Practices | Lyndi Fultz, NWA Foodie
  • The Only Constant is Change: Why Community is Key to Long-Term Social Media Success | Maree Jones MareeJones.com

Lunchtime Roundtables

  • Fake It ‘Til Ya Make It: Sammie Brakebill
  • Value Added: Relational Marketing: Heather Disarro, Heather’s Dish
  • Jeff Sieh: Ask Jeff Sieh

5:00 -7pm: Opening Reception: hosted by the Fayetteville Visitors Bureau, Town Center Plaza

7:30pm: Dine around Fayetteville

9:00pm: Hospitality Room opens, Chancellor Hotel

 

Saturday, August 4, 2018 

7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Fayetteville Farmers Market Open

T-shirt Shop Open: Town Center Lobby

8:30 a.m.-9: 00 a.m. Registration and Networking: Town Center Lobby

8:30 a.m. – 1:00 pm Pop-Up Art/Megaphone Summit Makers Market: Town Center Lobby

Stop by and see the amazing makers and their creations. You’ve seen them online and on social media. Now, get the chance to see them in person! Artists, crafters, and writers will have their items for sale Saturday morning of the conference. Stop by between sessions and during lunch to find something special. 

9:00 a.m. | Welcome and Announcements | Stephanie Buckley, The Women Bloggers

  • Saturday Keynote | Alli Worthington, AlliWorthington.com
  • Influencers Need Graphics: Design Your Blog Using Canva | Nicholas Smith, The Twiggs Group
  • SEO | Taylor Bradford, Boss Girl Creative
  • How to Create Edited Food Video (or Tasty Style Food Video) | Dan and Mel Lockcuff, Adventures of Mel
  • Building an Editorial Calendar that Drives Your Online Platform | Marisa Mohi, com
  • Launch the Blog Already! | Natalie Bartholomew, The Girl Banker
  • Intertwining & Streamlining Writing Work with Family Life | Rhonda Franz, Captain Mom
  • Video Tips | James Busvlogger, Busvlogger
  • Hands-On Video Made Easy  | Monika Rued
  • Women and Business | Alison Talamentez and Stephanie Buckley
  • How to Stand Out in a Crowd | Taylor Bradford, Boss Girl Creative
  • Bored? Start a Podcast | Malory Craft, OKC Over Easy
  • Featured Speaker: How to use Pinterest to Drive Traffic to Your Blog | Jeff Sieh, His Design, Inc.
  • Pick Me! What Brands are Really Looking for in an Influencer | Beth Stephens and Stephanie Buckley

Lunchtime Roundtables:

  • Creating Connection: Why Does it Even Matter? | Keisha McKinney, Big Pitt Stop
  • Systemize Your Pitch Strategy to Make More Money |Cassie Celestain, True Agape
  • Food Blogging | Debbie Arnold Dining With Debbie

4:15 p.m. | Conference Wrap Up/Goodbye

Goodbye Dance Party! 

6:00 p.m. | Dine Around Fayetteville