March 2015 – Athens, GA
-One day workshop on social media marketing.
Copy and Conversions
November 21 – 22, 2014 – Duluth, GA
-Two days of presentations on website copywriting and conversion optimization.
January 2009 and January 2013 – Carnival Cruise ships
-Week-long cruises with workshops on Internet marketing, social media marketing, and website content plus high-level networking.
Stompernet Conferences & Portal Training
2008 – 2010 – Atlanta, GA
-Multiple quarterly three-day conferences on internet marketing, leveraging social networks for business, branding, SEO, SEM, PPC, usability, e-commerce, conversions, copywriting, and split-testing.
Board Development Training
April 2009 – Conyers, GA
-Family Connection Regional training on roles & responsibilities of board members.
Nonprofit & Corporate Partnership Seminar
February 2009 – San Francisco, CA
-Brendon Burchard – Three day training on obtaining corporate sponsorships for nonprofit organization events in conjunction with promoting authors and entrepreneurs.
2007 Communities In Schools National Conference – Leadership for Change: A Nation Without Dropouts
November 1-4, 2007 – Atlanta, GA
-Four day conference. General Sessions: A Nation Without Dropouts: A Common Goal, A Common Vision, Anchored for Change, Investing in Change, The Impact of Change, & Voices of Change. Breakout Sessions attended: “Exemplary Program in Dropout Prevention: CASASTART”, “Planning and Executing a Successful Marketing Program”, “Setting and Achieving Your Resource Development Goals”, “Building Visibility through Public Relations and Media Relations”, “Resource Development Executive Exchange”, “Foundation Funders Panel”, & “Corporation Funders Panel”
Successful Support – Helping Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders Succeed at School (K-12)
July 20 – 21, 2007 – Emory Autism Center, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
-Two day conference on autism including Keynotes “What Can Genetics Research Tell Us About Autism?” & “Bridging the Gap: From Research to Practice.” Breakout Sessions attended: “Social Savvy: Social Skills for Middle/High School”, “Parents, Teachers, and the IEP”, “What You Need to Know About Medication and Autism Spectrum Disorders”, “Ain’t Misbehavin’ No More: Making Sense Out of Behavior Management”, & “Asperger’s Syndrome: Friend of Foe? A Discussion with Scott Bales, an Adult with Asperger’s”.
Frontier Marketing International Internet Millionaire Coaching
July 2007 – July 2009 – Atlanta, GA
-Twelve months of individual phone-based coaching sessions plus home study dvd, cd & print course including the following topics: high conversion website development, creating leads, web copy & keywords, joint venture emails, directories, & signature files, Google AdWords & AdSense, Autoresponders, Cpanel & e-mail sequencing, search engine optimization, article marketing, online payment systems, blogging with WordPress, squeeze pages & other list-building techniques.
Marketing Madness Seminar
April 2007, December 2007, March 2008, July 2008, December 2008, December 2009, July 2013 – Atlanta, GA
-Three to four days of internet and offline marketing sessions including audio & video blogging, podcasts, social networking for list building and strategic partnerships, traffic, and conversions.
CIS 5-Star Fundraising Training
December 2006 – Lawrenceville, GA
-Communities In Schools Regional one day training on new 5-Star Fundraising Annual Campaign, presented by consultants from FundraisingInfo.com.
Collaborative Website Training
Spring 2006 – Commerce, GA
-Family Connection Regional one day training on using FC State Office-provided template-driven website.
Community Facilitation Training
February 2006 – Athens, GA
-Family Connection Regional two day training on facilitating collaboration between community partners.
Family Connection State Conference
September 2005 – Athens, GA
-Two days including breakout sessions: Measuring Changes in Children & Families; Using Shared Decision Making in Evaluation; & A New Framework for Collaborative Development.
Grant Seminar and More
August 2005 – Buford, GA
-One day training on writing grant proposals, public & private funding sources, and working with collaborative partners.
Internet & Joint Venture Super Conference
January 2004 – Atlanta, GA
-Three days of sessions on Internet marketing including CAN-SPAM act implications.
Jay Abraham’s Strategy Setting Super Summit
May 2003 – Los Angeles, CA
-Five days where 20 companies, including mine (Child of the Light, Inc.), were hot-seated on refining
business & marketing strategy. Jay told me I should start a marketing agency, focus on strategy and outsource implementation.
Multiple Streams of Income Conference
March 2003 – Orlando, FL
-Three days of sessions on internet marketing, developing & marketing information products, and other income streams.
Gary Halbert Copywriting Seminar
December 2002 – Phoenix, AZ
-Three days of training on writing sales copy for print ads, direct mail, websites, & newsletters.
Jay Abraham’s Mastermind Marketing Training
December 2002 – Los Angeles, CA
-Three days of training on all aspects of marketing.
Internet Marketing Bootcamp
November 2002 – Nashville, TN
-Four days of sessions on internet marketing, offline publicity, and e-commerce logistics.
Morning Show Bootcamp
July 2002 – New Orleans, LA
-Three days of sessions and networking with U.S. and international radio morning show hosts.
Internet Marketing SuperConference IV
June 2002 – Las Vegas, NV
-Four days of sessions on various aspects of internet marketing, copywriting, & publicity.
Project Management Training
Summer 1999 – Athens, GA
-One day training held by the Clarke County Government Organizational Development Department on strategic project management using GANTT charts, collaborative teamwork, & time and resource management.
Nonprofit Board Strategic Planning Training
Fall 1998 – Athens, GA
-One day training held by the UGA Nonprofit Management and Community Service Program on strategic planning and implementation strategies for nonprofit boards.