Eight Social Media Trends to Watch in 2018
Tuesday, December 19 | 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
This time of year, everyone is talking about PR and social media trends for the year ahead. But in this upcoming webinar, blogger, podcaster and independent digital marketing consultant, Arik Hanson, will touch on these “trends du jour,” and then go in-depth on 8 more realistic social media trends that will make a meaningful impact on all our work in 2018.
Arik C. Hanson is the principal of ACH Communications, a marketing and communications consultancy based in Minneapolis. With more than 20 years’ experience in traditional and digital marketing, communications and public relations, Arik brings seasoned, strategic expertise to help today’s leading organizations, including Fortune 500 companies like Select Comfort, Walgreens, General Mills, Toro, Cargill and Ingersoll Rand, define and deliver on their marketing and communications goals through the right mix of tools and strategies. Within the marketing and PR community, Arik is known as a leading blogger, podcaster, and speaker. Arik’s blog, Talking Points (formerly Communications Conversations), has been in publication for more 10 years and recognized by industry outlets like PRWeb and PRWeek as one of today’s leading digital marketing and PR blogs. His posts are frequently syndicated on popular sites like PR Daily, Social Media Today, Business Insider and Ragan.com. Arik is also the co-founder of The Talking Points Podcast, a monthly discussion about the latest trends and issues in digital and social media marketing.
Right Brain Red (and Other Creativity Hacks)
Thursday January 11, 2018 | 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Join author, game designer and filmmaker, Tim Walsh of The Playmakers, as he shares with FPRA members five ways to hack the creativity curve. Tim pulls the curtain back on the world of toy design and marketing in this fun and informative webinar.
Over an eclectic career spanning 27 years, Tim has played hard. His books (Timeless Toys Andrews-McMeel, 2005; WHAM-O Super-Book Chronicle Books, 2008; and Right Brain Red River Grove Books, 2016) have been praised by The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and NPR and others. His games (TriBond, Blurt, Mad Gab, Link ‘Em, You’ve Been Framed, etc) have sold over 7 million copies in 13 countries. And the two documentary films he’s co-produced (Toyland and OPERATION: Operation, The Power of Play) have won 4 Best Documentary awards at US film festivals.
Tim will share two big ideas from the book he wrote with Reyn Guyer, one of the most successful, creative professionals of our time, and three other creativity hacks from his own research. Join us for an engaging and interactive presentation that promises to inspire anyone who wants to boost creative output.