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2013 Schedule of Events

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Time (EDT)
8:00am Expo Opening and Launch Plenary Session
8:30am Twitter 101 Rachel Strella
9:30am Art of Selling – Sales for Non Sales People Lucy Brazier
10:30am Getting Started With WordPress: The 5 Essential Ingredients Ben Cope
11:30am How to Attract New Clients and Generate Immediate Income with Speaking AmondaRose Igoe
Networking Free / Open Session
1:00 pm
What Makes You Unique: How to Distinguish Yourself from Your Competitors Stephanie Middleton-Foster
2:00pm Top 5 Ways to Get (and keep!) More Clients for Your VA Business Susan Baroncini-Moe
3:00pm Technology Makes Everything Possible Alicia Rittenhouse
4:00pm Open Panel – Introduction to the VA Industry / Networking Free / Open Session
5:00pm How to Supercharge Your Business Results Melanie Benson Strick
 6:00pm Relationship Marketing – The New SEO  Lyn Askin
8:00pm Providing Virtual Book Tour Services for Your Author Clients D’vorah Lansky
9:00pm A4VB Australian Virtual Assistants  Free / Open Session
10:00pm Building On & Offline Relationships Hazel Theocharous
11:00pm Subcontracting, the Win-Win Situation Collette Schultz
12 Midnight Closing
Time (EDT)
8.00am Opening Session/Networking Free / Open Session
8:30am United Kingdom Virtual Assistants Session
Free / Open Session
9:30am Learn to Work in the Value-Based Business Model and Stop Trading Hours for Dollars Donna Toothaker
12:30pm Networking / Sponsor Session Free / Open Session
1:00pm How to Leverage Pinterest for Business Denise Griffitts
2:00pm Digital Marketing Toolkit Dawn Jensen
3:00pm 5 Steps to Creating Business Video Without a Camera, Without the Overwhelm & Without Wasting Time Lynn Ruby
4:30pm Break In Sessions
5:00pm International Virtual Assistants Day Celebration  
7:00pm 7 Secrets of Successful Start-ups
Tina Marie Hilton
8:00pm Panel Discussion – Ask the Seasoned Virtual Assistant Free / Open Session
9:00pm Marketing Your Virtual Assistant Business on a Shoestring Budget Sharon Williams
11:00pm Exploring the Global Village and Its Impact Rosie Shilo
12:00pm Closing
Time (EDT)
8:00 am Opening / Networking Free / Open Session
8:30am Pricing for Profits Denise Griffitts
9:30am Getting Email Done Andrea Cannavina
10:30am Case Study: How to Attract $35,000+ in High End Clients with Twitter Mande White
11:30am Social Media – No Longer a “Nice to Have” – A Case Study Lucy Brazier
12:30pm Open Networking Free / Open Session
1:00pm Adapting Mobile Technology & Apps for Your Business 
Ben Cope
Be the Resource “Go To” Expert Using Mind Mapping & Sharing via Social Media (2 hour session) Cindy Rack
4:00pm Thrive and Get Results from Your Networking – Basic 101 & Advanced 102 Carmen MacDougall
5:00pm Creating Your Basis Written Business Plan Sharon Williams
6:00pm Expand Your Business While Growing Your Team Hazel Theocharous
7:00pm How to Set Up and Maintain Your Bookkeeping Records Kylie Short
8:00pm Open Networking Open Networking
8:30pm Social Media Disaster! Are you Killing Your Online Reputation? Lyn Prowse-Bishop
9:30pm Using LinkedIn to Build Your Profile
Kathie Thomas
10:30pm LinkedIn Leverage – How to Use LinkedIn to Build Your Network & Be Sought After
 Jo Saunders
11:30 pm Closing
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