Tag Archives: Victoria Tweet-up

Want to meet Simon Salt? Grab your mobile!

6 Sep

Copeland-sponsored Simon Salt tweetup iPhone graphic

Mobile marketing specialist Simon Salt from DallasMobile marketing specialist and author Simon Salt from Dallas will be the guest of honour at a Copeland-sponsored Tweet-up, September 22 from 6 – 8 pm at the posh Parkside Victoria Hotel.

As space is limited – and because, hey, this is about mobile marketing – we are holding a mobile contest to get on the attendees list.

Please go here for contest details.

The first 75 people through will be notified immediately that they’re on the guest list.

The next 75 people will be fed to our pet alligator.

Alligator's eye

Hope we see you on September 22!

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Simon Salt is coming to Victoria to talk mobile marketing

13 Jun

The stats on mobile marketing are nowhere near online numbers yet. But they’re exploding and advertisers are keen to know about the opportunities.

This article estimates 5.5 million Canadians use their mobile device to access the Internet. It would seem the stage is set for Smartmarketing (trademark pending). But there’s a major caveat:

According to this infographic, 72 % of Smartphone users say they would change service providers if they received third party advertisements on their phone. Ouch.

Infographic showing attitudes towards mobile marketing in Canada

So what are the real opportunities?

To find out more, Copeland is bringing mobile marketing heavyweight Simon Salt of Dallas to Victoria in September to spend a few days with us and help us kick our mobile skills up a few notches.

Simon Salt, InkSlingers CEO and author of Social Location Marketing As the CEO of Texas agency IncSlingers and author of the recently published Social Location Marketing, Simon is the guy other social media big hitters turn to.

As with our Jay Baer workshops last year, we are inviting member agencies of T-CAAN to join us.

Meet Simon at our Victoria Tweet-up

We will also be hosting a tweetup for Simon at a venue to be announced so Victoria’s social media crowd can get to know him.

Stay tuned for a pre-workshop Q & A with Simon on this blog. Got a question for him? Pop it in the comment sections and we’ll put it to him.