Type-A West 2017

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Type-A West business and social media conference in DenverType-A West 2017 will be held at The Curtis Denver from April 27-29. REGISTER NOW! Type-A West features 3+ days of top-notch sessions and networking parties to help influencers and marketers take their businesses to the next level.

Interested in sponsoring the world’s premier conference for parents who blog and the marketers who want to reach them? Book your expo booth or sponsorship package or contact us.

Type-A West Agenda

Day 1
Apr 26 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

VIP, Speaker and Sponsor Reception

Day 2
Apr 27 2017
8:30 am - 9:30 am

Breakfast

Future of Intelligent Search: Voice Search, AI and How to Capitalize On It

A look at the emerging consumer, trends that affect businesses based on their behavior, brands that are winning and tactics they employ. We’ll also cover Hot topics like Voice Search,...
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Duane Forrester

It’s not the size that matters, it’s the mindset.

In a crowded online space where everyone feels “bigger than” and “more experienced than” you, find your voice and make big plans. Walk away with concrete ways to shift your...
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Dayna Abraham
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

VIP Lunch

How to grow your social media accounts without buying followers

You can’t get sponsored posts or Ambassadorships if you don’t have the numbers. To get the numbers, some bloggers are buying followers, but brands have caught on. Use these easy...
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Debra Schroeder

Mastermind Roundtable Part I – Collaborative Brainstorming

Participants will each have roundtable mastermind leaders walk through their business to help brainstorm the best focus for the coming months and year. Part one will focus on going around...
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Mastermind Roundtable Part II – Collaborative Business Planning

Stage two of the roundtable sessions will involve the small groups fleshing out the focus for each attendee. Then, the group will come up with action items and a plan...
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Brand to Blogger Meet and Greet – ALL PASS Portion of Conference Begins

An 8-year Type-A tradition, the Brand to Blogger Meet and greet will be a chance for bloggers and the brands sponsoring the conference to network and get to know one another....
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9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Welcome Party

Day 3
Apr 28 2017
8:30 am - 9:30 am

Breakfast

Opening Keynote – The Business of YOU with Jamie Lieberman

Ever hear the phrase “Just be yourself?” In this talk, Jamie Lieberman will tell you why your mother was right all along. Turns out, it will not only make you...
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Jamie Lieberman

Expo Grand Opening

Full expo hours today are 10:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Finding the Courage to Say What Needs to Be Said

Jennifer Labit, founder and CEO of Cotton Babies, Inc. gets real about taking on big companies through blogger activism. Learn how to state your case without getting into legal hot...
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Jennifer Labit
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch

Staying connected to your community through the years, changes and transitions.

Life moves forward – we grow, change, develop and go through transitions. So do our businesses and blogs. Julie Cole will discuss how to stay connected to your community and...
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Julie Cole

Dating A Brand—How to Make Them Swipe Right

An experienced brand representative and a seasoned blogger walk you through all the key steps from prep to pitch, to land you the relationships you need with the brands you...
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Jenny Guy
Emily Vanek

Getting the Most Out of Live Streaming

Video is a powerful and compelling tool for bloggers. In 2016, Mark Zuckerberg upped the ante by introducing Facebook live, essentially giving every user with a cell phone camera, the...
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Rene Syler

Become a Content Creating Ninja

Are you struggling with blog topics? Are you feeling stressed because you just don’t know what else to write about? What if I told you that you have a ton...
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Taylor Bradford

Hashtag Heroes

Have you always wanted to unlock the power of the hashtag? Not sure where to start? This session will teach you how to wield hashtags like a ninja star. How...
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Ciaran Blumenfeld

Stop Leaving Money on the Table: Affiliate Marketing Tips & Tricks

Are you making the most from your Affiliate Marketing efforts? Make sure you’re moving forward by learning how to use affiliate network tools, ways to optimize existing posts, methods to...
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Jeannine Crooks
Abby Schaller
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Evening Party

Day 4
Apr 29 2017

Saturday Morning Keynote with Greg Hoffman – Plan Your Next Evolution

Blog monetization has drastically changed over the last ten years. We’ll discuss how to prepare for what comes next. It will involve writing down your goals!
Greg Hoffman

Never Run Out of Things to Write About

When you only have 40 minutes to put together a blog post, nothing is worse than facing that paralyzing blank screen with a blinking cursor. Come discover a host of...
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Jessica Rosenberg

Running Social (Instead of Letting Social Run You)

How can you balance being more efficient with social media without sacrificing the personal touch? How do you develop a social media plan and strategy that propels you toward your...
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Generating Passive Income with Amazon Merch

Learn both the basics and advanced steps to making Merch by Amazon work for your online business. Get an overview of what you need to know when designing shirts, but...
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Kara Carrero

Entrepreneurship: Best Practices for Business Owners

If you want to start a business or are looking to expand and grow an existing business, what do you need to know? For this session, we’ll go beyond how...
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Debbie Bookstaber
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch

The Wonderful World of Blogging & Juggling Life

Many bloggers are a one woman (or man!) show. When making it your business, there are many details to manage while still having regular life duties. Join the discussion of...
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Laura O’Neill

WordPress Advanced

Do you feel comfortable with the basics of WordPress but want to learn more? You know how to create posts and install plugins, but want to understand how WordPress actually...
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Aimee Giese
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Expo Break

Closing Keynote with Bolaji O – How to Ignite Your 1000 True Fans

In a world where tech moves fast, social media moves faster, and marketplace noise is a constant roar… Reaching passionate customers is getting harder by the day. But you don’t...
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Bolaji Oyejide
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Closing Party

Meet the Speakers

Here is the first round of Type-A West Denver speakers.

Jamie Lieberman

Partner at Hashtag Legal and Businessese

Jessica Rosenberg

Founder, It's Jessica's Life

Kelby Carr

CEO, Type-A Parent

Abby Schaller

Blogger Liaison, Shareasale

Jenny Guy

Senior Marketing Associate

Emily Vanek

Founder, ColoradoMoms.com

Don Jackson

CEO/founder, DaddyNewbie

Debbie Bookstaber

President, Element Associates

Bolaji Oyejide

Author, Speaker, Storyteller - Brave Little Heroes & Bold Publishing

Taylor Bradford

Host & Creator, Boss Girl Creative

Jennifer Labit

Founder, Cotton Babies

Dayna Abraham

Author, LemonLimeAdventures

Greg Hoffman

President and CEO, Apogee

Debra Schroeder

Author, Traveling Well for Less

Kara Carrero

Author, Consultant, Podcaster

Laura O’Neill

Author, Day by Day in Our World

Aimee Giese

Owner, Giese Media

Julie Cole

Co-founder, Mabel's Labels

Ciaran Blumenfeld

Founder, Hashtracking.com

Jeannine Crooks

Client Services Manager, Awin.com

Rene Syler

Author, Good Enough Mother

Duane Forrester

VP of Industry Insights, Yext

The Curtis Hotel

Type-A West will be held at the Curtis Hotel in downtown Denver.
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