So you want to build an app – Lunch and Learn -Thursday – May 21

Last month’s AZ Tech Beat Lunch and Learn was town hall style with a superstar panel of experts who spoke about funding, AZ tech culture, social media and app development. This month’s speaker is mobile and web developer Ryan Allen. He is co-founder of Dapper Gentlemen where he and his team design applications and focus … Read more

Leverage disruptive technology to boost your bottom line – Lunch and Learn – April 24

Last month’s AZ Tech Beat Lunch and Learn was all about the Customer Experience (CX) with Justin MacDonald, Infusionsoft’s Manager of Customer Experience. MacDonald shared the “6 Secrets to Enhancing your Customer’s Experience” and understanding your customer’s journey as they connect with a business. A lively talk that will make you think about your outfacing communication with your … Read more

6 secrets to enhancing your customer's experience – Lunch and Learn – March 27

Last month’s AZ Tech Beat Lunch and Learn was all using video to boost your business. The Director of Strategy at WireBuzz Marcus Krieg emphasized to not skimp on quality and said the benefits of a well-produced, strategic video could out-weigh the risk of customers clicking off if the video is just bad. The musts of a … Read more

Engagement to sales, using video to build your business

Lights, camera, action! These words should be in the minds of every entrepreneur who wants to reach the audience in an engaging manner, according to Wirebuzz Director of Startegy Marcus Krieg. [youtube]http://youtu.be/l-glhokxcXM[/youtube] More users stay on your website when there is a video, Krieg said. And they’re more likely to buy the product after the … Read more

How to use video to amplify your business – AZ Tech Beat Lunch and Learn – Feb 27

Last month’s AZ Tech Beat Lunch and Learn was all about managing your online reputation. Transparency, timeliness and being a good representative of your business were key points from our experts. For February, we are going to help you grow your business through the use of video. Our guest expert is Director of Strategy at … Read more

Online rep goes beyond the hashtag – video

If your Twitter profile picture for your startup or business is still the egg, then you’re doing social media wrong. In today’s growing world of social media you’ll want to make sure your online reputation is popping and at this month’s AZ Tech Beat Lunch and Learn panel you’ll want to pay attention. During the … Read more

Mojo to the max! Annette Zinky shares secrets of company culture

Getting your employees’ mojo to maximum levels is a huge part of building a successful company culture, said Annette Zinky, president and CEO of the Northern Arizona Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology. Zinky spoke on defining and creating a unique business culture at AZ Tech Beat’s December Lunch and Learn. [youtube]http://youtu.be/qyJ2Hrs8W_E[/youtube] Runtime: 30 minutes But, … Read more

Know your culture to recruit the best fit for your startup – AZTB Lunch and Learn – tix limited

Last month, AZTB visited Infusionsoft for its monthly Lunch and Learn to get down to the nitty-gritty reality of owning a startup. Infusionsoft’s Vice President of Talent Anita Grantham gave an inspiring talk about her own struggles with owning a small business and gave the audience three important tips to managing their businesses. Her top tips: … Read more

Priorities, purpose and coffee stains: 3 things to know when running a startup

This month, the AZTB Lunch and Learn made its way to Infusionsoft where the company’s vice president of talent Anita Grantham gave an inspiring talk about the reality of owning a startup and down to the nitty-gritty truth of the business. Before Grantham joined the Infusionsoft team, she was — and still is — a … Read more

The good, bad and suck of owning a startup – AZTB Lunch and Learn Nov.

Last month at the AZTB Lunch and Learn, AZ Tech Beat invited local data experts to discuss how to sift through an abundance of data to effectively grow a business. Tracy Diziere, a veteran marketing consultant, and Don Simpson, a business insights and analytics manager at Appointment-Plus, hacked into the key elements of data decision-making … Read more

The secret to being an influencer is to become a content ninja

Good news! Your time spent playing Fruit Ninja just might be useful when crafting your influence online. That is if you can abstractly take your slice and dice skills to a piece of content to produce an intricate multimedia campaign. Matthew O’Brien, founder of Mint Social, was a super ninja at AZ Tech Beat’s Lunch and Learn when he … Read more

4 elements to making big data decisions for your business – video

If you have all this data at your fingertips, but not sure how to utilize it to build your business, our guest speakers Tracy Diziere, a veteran marketing consultant, and Don Simpson, business insights & analytics manager at Appointment-Plus have some tips to help you start making big data driven decisions. At the October AZ … Read more

Growth hacking with your data – AZ Tech Beat Lunch and Learn October – tix limited

Last month at AZTB Lunch and Learn, Matthew O’Brien, Founder Mint Social, was the super ninja with his advice on how to build out one piece of content into a full-blown campaign using 10 plus social media platforms, as well as boosting your influence online. O’Brien said content needs to be organized into three buckets … Read more

AZ Tech Beat Free Lunch and Learn is Kickstarted! Startups reveal secrets to a successful campaign – tickets limited

We’re back! The AZ Tech Beat Lunch and Learn is geared up for startups and small biz! We have an exciting 2014-15 year lined up for you, from talks about how to raise money, the latest marketing techniques to build your business, employee engagement, the latest technology on the market and personal development. August we kick … Read more