Our 2017 Workshops

Business Tools

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  • How to get your news in the press
  • Marketing tech for the non-markteter
  • Constant Contact and the new editor
  • How to make radio work for you
  • Digital Marketing Management Tools

Scaling Your Business

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  • Remote workforce
  • Scaling - but subcontractors to interns to employees
  • Mixing family and business
  • Retail empire builder
  • Trades and construction tech
  • How to protect yourself and your business
  • Navigation nonprofits

Growing Your Online Presence

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  • Digital marketing strategy overview
  • SEO basics
  • Content that closes: how to generate qualified leads by publishing
  • All about the CRM
  • Measuring the success of your digital media strategies
  • Online relationship building 101
  • Grow your business with mail and social

Social Media

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  • Video Marketing: using webinars and live video to promote your business
  • Video Production
  • FB for Nonprofits
  • Podcasting
  • Instagram class for business

Building & Maintaining Wordpress

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  • Setting up your Wordpress website
  • Advanced Wordpress Customization
  • Wordpress maintenance
  • CSS
  • HTML
  • Javascript
  • Wordpress SEO

Starting a Business

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  • Setting Sail as an Entrepreneur (LLC, DBA, etc.) copyrights, trademarks, patents, oh my!
  • From idea to implementation
  • Banking and processing payment in 2017
  • Non-profit Donor Database
  • Design basics for logo, social, etc. - Beginner
  • Design for marketing and sales - Advanced

Kids' Coding

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Our 2106 Speakers

Alecia Orsini Lebeda

Alecia Orsini

CEO | Good Natured Dog Productions

Alecia Jean Orsini Lebeda is an award winning multi-media professional with more than 12 years of experience working in the film industry. She is a lifetime member of the Girl Scouts, currently a Gold Award Advisor for Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts and a volunteer in the town of Falmouth. She is also a prominent voice in the region's film community as President of Women in Film and Video of New England.

Alison Caron

Alison Caron

Creative Director | Alison Caron Design

Alison Caron is the founder and creative director of Alison Caron Design, a Hyannis-based firm specializing in advertising, branding, and publishing. With a BFA in graphic design from UMass Dartmouth and more than 12 years of experience in publishing and advertising—including as creative director of Cape Cod Magazine and its sister publications.

Amy CQ

Amy CQ

Digital Brand Specialist & WordPress Wrangler | HUGEish.com

Amy is the Chief Everything at HUGEish.com, her solo-run digital branding and WordPress design and development business. Serving clients from Hong Kong to Hyannis, she loves to work with other solopreneurs to incorporate big business strategy on branding, design, and website optimization on a micro business level.

Amy Dowd

Amy Dowd

Chief Geek | Coastal Marketing Solutions

A born marketing geek, Amy has over 28 years of experience helping local businesses grow by helping them engage their customers with a strong marketing strategy. She is a sought after marketing coach, Geek Girl #28, and an All-Star Solution Provider with Constant Contact.

Bobbie Carlton

Bobbie Carlton

Founder | Carlton PR & Marketing, Innovation Nights, Innovation Women

Bobbie is an award-winning marketing, PR and social media professional. She speaks regularly on social media, innovation communities and product launches, and consults with small businesses and individuals on social networking, marketing and PR.

Bridget Ayers

Bridget Ayers

Founder | Get Smart Workspaces

Bridget Ayers is the Head Geek and Founder of Get Smart Web & Co-Creator of Get Smart WorkSpaces. Bridget has been a tech obsessed, sales savvy, bottom-line managing, data-driven, innovation seeking, behavior watching entrepreneur for 14 years.

Catherine Weber

Catherine Weber

Marketing Lead | Aquent Gymnasium

Catherine Weber (AKA Geek Girl #12) has been an instructor for Geek Girl Tech Conference for 8 years. She is a digital marketer with a diverse history of working with companies large and small to help them achieve their goals through lead generation and brand awareness. For more than 15 years, she ran her own digital agency and is currently Marketing Lead for Aquent Gymnasium, an online training company in Boston.

Deborah Bisnette

Deborah Bisnette

Technology Specialist | Bourne Public Schools

Deborah Bisnette is a technology specialist based on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. She is self-taught in most areas of her field and keeps up with it's rapid changes easily. Using Google Apps for Education, she became a GAFE Individual Instructor and introduced it to the rest of her school district, teaching its uses to both students and educators.

Jean Kourafas

Jean M. Kourafas

Owner | Basimos Digital Marketing

Jean Kourafas helps small businesses get customers using online marketing without being overwhelmed by technology. She is the owner of Basimos Digital Marketing based on the Mid-Cape and has been an organizing member of Geek Girl Camp since its inception. Jean has more than 20 years of professional experience designing, marketing, and managing corporate websites on both the East and West Coasts. Her specialties include providing technical support for WordPress, SEO and a variety of digital marketing platforms.

Kathy Zagzebski

Kathy Zagzebski

Executive Director | National Marine Life Center

Kathy has volunteered for a variety of marine mammal stranding, rehabilitation, and research projects on the east and west coasts and in Hawaii. An alumna of the Community Leadership Institute of Cape Cod and the Islands, Kathy serves on the boards of the Bourne Financial Development Corporation, the Cape Cod Technology Council, the Philanthropy Partners of Cape Cod and the Islands, and the Massachusetts Marine Educators’ Association.

Meghan Blair

Meghan Blair-Valero

Owner | Fogged In Bookkeeping

Meghan Blair-Valero is a tech geek through and through. A QuickBooks ProAdvisor and member of the Association of Independent Professional Bookkeepers, Meg has contributed to articles and news stories for CNN, Forbes Magazine, and various independent news sources related to the world of QuickBooks and small business finance and had the honor of being individually recognized by Intuit CEO Brad Smith during his QBConnect Keynote address.

Lynette Young

Lynette Young

Co-Founder | ClaimWizard

Lynette is a marketing technology professional, professional speaker, and published author with a focus on digital marketing and implementation services. Outside her speaking, Lynette currently spends her days as co-founder and Sorceress of Marketing at ClaimWizard, a SaaS platform specifically created for the public adjuster and advocacy industry.

Katie Clancy

Katie Clancy

Chief House Hawker | William Raveis Real Estate

Katie Clancy is Chief House Hawker at the top-producing Cape House Team at William Raveis Real Estate. After 11 years of learning and growing, she is happy to be able to share what she’s learned with other highly motivated professionals. Katie believes that real women sing alto, and she dorks out on the following things: Cape Cod real estate, her 4 daughters, and CrossFit.

Melinda Baker

Melinda Baker

Digital Sales Manager | Cape Cod Broadcasting

Melinda Baker is the Digital Sales Manager at Cape Cod Broadcasting. She is a Traditional and New Media Marketing expert with a proven ability to achieve market share growth through multi-platform advertising. Using a unique mix of strategic and creative skills she develops customized marketing plans to leverage brand equity and cultivate new relationships.

Gene Curry

Gene Curry

Owner | Law Office of Eugene R. Curry

Gene Curry is a lawyer who helps clients start and manage for profit and non-profit organizations, protect their trademark and copyrights, fend off hostile competitors, preserve conservation properties, and plan for the next generation. He is committed to providing clients with the state of the art care and attention their legal needs deserve. Known for superior legal services, his firm is also known for having a dog-friendly office and fostering rescue dogs.

Heather Jackson

Heather Jackson

Director of Regional Development | Constant Contact

Heather “Action” Jackson is the Director of Regional Development in New England for Constant Contact. She has over 20 years’ experience in sales and marketing, with a specialty in digital and email marketing, and has owned 2 small businesses of her own. A California native, she loves authentic Mexican food, so be sure to tell her about your favorite burrito spot.

Mark Ameres

Mark Ameres

Director| Ameres Consulting

Mark is an international project manager who specializes in teaching businesses how to use technology to protect their email, web, and personal information. His expertise includes programming, web design, hardware, disaster preparation, electricity, and life-saving. His startup companies have formed the foundation for YouTube, e-commerce, political campaigns, and local charities.

Mike Brown

Mike Brown

Founder & CEO | nDash.co

Michael Brown is the CEO and founder of nDash.co, a platform where writers earn work by pitching brands unique content ideas. Launched in the summer of 2016, nDash has attracted thousands of the world’s top writers, along with brands like TechTarget, Coldwell Banker, IBM and others. His professional career has included stints as a journalist, freelance writer, content marketer and agency owner. Today, he’s focused on helping brands—from startups to Fortune 500s—scale content creation.

Jody Paterson

Jody Paterson

Bookkeeping Manager | Fogged in Bookkeeping

Jody Paterson has been working with small business entrepreneurs for the past 10 years, helping them with an array of accounting and payroll challenges. Her and the team at Fogged In Bookkeeping are on the cutting edge of technology advances in the accounting industry and are leading their clients into the all-digital Cloud Accounting world.

Rodrigo Passos

Rodrigo Passos

Web Developer and Partner | Dative Inc.

Rodrigo Passos has more than 20 years of programming experience. Currently, he helps clients with their web development needs, including both integrations and automations. Rodrigo serves as Executive at Large to the Cape Cod Technology Council, Inc. and is an active member of the Cape Cod Makers. He also has served as a coach for Startup Weekend Cape Cod and a volunteer with the Girls Who Code.

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This year's TechCon is located at Monomoy Regional High School

Monomoy Regional High School is a regional high school located in Harwich, Massachusetts. Located at: 75 Oak St, Harwich, MA 02645, USA

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