Mainebiz Becomes an Agent of Change for 2019

We would like to thank Mainebiz for sponsoring the 8th Annual Agents of Change Conference.

“We are excited about this creative sponsorship,” said Rich Brooks, Founder of The Agents of Change Podcast and Conference. “Mainebiz is a household name and it’s easy for us to get behind a company that covers all of Maine and loves it as we do.”

Smart, informed, engaging, irreverent — that’s why more and more people are turning to Mainebiz to find out what makes the state’s business scene tick. At Mainebiz, we make Maine’s business our business. They deliver news and opinion in print and online to Maine’s business community from Fort Kent to Kittery. Mainebiz is a multimedia company providing business news, information and analysis for business owners and C-level executives in Maine. Located in Portland, Maine, Mainebiz serves the business decision-makers in Maine across multiple channels:

  • Mainebiz, the print journal: Published biweekly
  • Daily Report: Our weekday email round-up of business headlines across the state, delivered to your inbox
  • Extra: Our weekly email delivering originally reported stories from around the state and interactive data charts related to Maine’s economy.
  • Custom Publishing: From start to finish, our custom publishing team will manage any element of your custom publishing project, so you can focus on your business.

Mainebiz is the recipient of myriad national, regional and local awards for journalistic excellence, outstanding design and graphics, and community service. Learn more about Maine Biz

Brooke Sellas: Your Intelligent Tools Loop at #AOC2019

Join Brooke Sellas of B Squared Media, LIVE, September 20thth in Portland, Maine!


Brooke B. Sellas is the CEO & Founder of B Squared Media, an award-winning done-for-you social media management and advertising agency. In 2018, she was named a Top 25 Brand Builder & Woman Entrepreneur in New Jersey. She’s also a blossoming blogger and a purveyor of psychographics. Brooke’s marketing mantra is “Think Conversation, Not Campaign” so be sure to give her a shout on Twitter!

Topic: How To Keep The Human Element Front & Center in Your Intelligent Tools Loop

Brands and businesses have become immersed in using intelligent tools – artificial intelligence, marketing automation, machine learning — to successfully scale their growth efforts.

And on the flipside, connected customers expect brands to use intelligent tools because they want the convenience and accessibility of online self-service. But … they also want access to a human agent when problems get confusing or complex.

With intelligent tool use on the rise, how do brands stay human?

Join Brooke for a conversation on customer experience and how your company can go above and beyond to create a highly effective customer experiences that elevate your brand and encourage customer loyalty.

Participants will learn:

  • How to be high-tech while still being high-touch
  • How to create ideal, personalized experiences at every touchpoint customer journey
  • How to create a highly effective customer experiences



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Dale Bertrand: Winning Tactics for E-Commerce SEO at #AOC2019

Join Dale Bertrand LIVE, September 20th in Portland, Maine!


Dale Bertrand has been an online customer acquisition consultant to Fortune 500 companies and venture-backed startups around the world for two decades. His clients include global brands such as Citizen Watch, Makerbot, Raymond Weil and Bulova. He applies his graduate school work in artificial intelligence to search engine marketing. Dale started his career building high-performance computing systems for the National Security Agency. Now, Dale is a specialist in search engine marketing, content marketing and web analytics. Dale speaks at industry conferences and leads corporate training events. He has trained marketing professionals from TripAdvisor, Microsoft, HubSpot, Digitas and Proctor & Gamble. Dale has BS and MS degrees in Engineering from Brown University.

Topic: Winning Tactics for E-commerce SEO: Strategies to Steal Rankings from Competitors

Description: Most online shoppers begin their product research with a search engine. However, e-commerce SEO is difficult because of strong competition in most product categories. This session will focus on specific tactics to improve your site’s rankings, rank for more keywords and grow organic traffic. We will cover best practices and the tools we use to rank global brands. We will dive into keyword expansion techniques for product pages, link building for e-commerce, developing content that ranks, holiday season SEO and growing search engine authority with trust signals — everything you need to master to grow organic sales.



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