Ian Lurie Set to Host Free Vocus Webinar: “Joy to Q4! Unwrap Holiday Marketing Success!”

Founder and CEO of Portent, Ian Lurie, will educate companies on how to attain marketing success during the upcoming holiday season

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"The Internet offers a unique, two-way marketing medium. Used correctly, it can help organizations of all sizes to get attention, attract customers, and build sales.”

Beltsville, MD (PRWEB) November 12, 2012

As companies gear up for the holiday season, many are grappling with questions on how to effectively market to their customers. Vocus (NASDAQ: VOCS), a leading provider of cloud marketing software, is hosting a free, one-hour webinar with Ian Lurie, the founder and CEO of Portent. The webinar will take place on Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 at 2 p.m. (ET).

“The Internet offers a unique, two-way marketing medium,” writes Lurie in his book, Conversation Marketing: Internet Marketing Strategies. “Used correctly, it can help organizations of all sizes to get attention, attract customers, and build sales.”

Lurie has seventeen years of experience in helping brands including Amazon Services, David’s Bridal, Kate Spade, Juicy Couture, and AutoWeek achieve better marketing results. The webinar will cover a range of topics from email tips to content secrets and will help businesses grab more attention and get more sales. In particular, attendees will learn how to:

  •     Smash sales records on the season’s 10 biggest buying days
  •     Reel in big-ticket customers with proven content formula for success
  •     Jingle all the way to the bank with emails that sell, sell, sell

Ian Lurie is the founder and CEO of Portent, a full-service Internet marketing agency that combines web site design, PPC, SEO, web analytics and social media. Ian co-published Web Marketing All-In-One for Dummies and wrote Conversation Marketing: Internet Marketing Strategies. In addition, he has spoken at various marketing conferences and regularly contributes to the Portent blog. Lurie can be found on Twitter under the user handle @portentint.

The free, one-hour webinar will be held at 2:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, November 14th, 2012. If you can’t attend live, you can still register and Vocus will send you a recording of the webinar after it has concluded. To register, click here: Joy to Q4! Holiday Marketing Success!

About Vocus
Vocus (NASDAQ: VOCS) is a leading provider of cloud marketing software that helps businesses reach and influence buyers across social networks, online and through media. Vocus provides an integrated suite that combines social marketing, search marketing, email marketing and publicity into a comprehensive solution to help businesses attract, engage and retain customers. Vocus software is used by more than 120,000 organizations worldwide and is available in seven languages. Vocus is based in Beltsville, MD with offices in North America and Europe. For further information, please visit http://www.vocus.com or call (800) 345-5572.

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    Vocus
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