117 days and counting to the opening night of the first annual Bazaarvoice Social Commerce Summit. Questions you have will get answered: Where is Social Commerce going. How do I maximize return. What am I missing that others have discovered? What are the pitfalls. How to I evolve my strategy? There will be la lot of learning, networking and fun (and yes, free stuff and the best BBQ in Central Texas!). We're capping attendance at a max of 200 spots, and we're already starting to fill up! Strategic sponsors are signed up, including Cheetahmail, Endeca, ATG, Omniture, Aggregate Knowledge, Coremetrics, and others.

And the agenda is now posted at www.socialcommercesummit.com. Below are some of our topics and speakers for our 2.5 day summit in Austin TX, May 28-30…

  • How to Grow Your Social Commerce Strategy
  • Strategies for Opening Your Brand
  • Word of Mouth Marketing:  Increase Visitors and Buyers By Creating Conversations
  • 10 "Must Do" User-Generated Tactics (How Do You Score?)
  • Is Your Ecommerce System Anti-Social?
  • Case Study: Customer-to-Customer Answers with Answer Depot
  • Turning Negative and Rejected Reviews into Assets
  • Research & Strategy: Unleashing the Power of Influencers
  • Insights for Driving the Highest ROI from User Content
  • Feeding the Voice: How to Increase Participation
  • Dell UGC Case Study: Culture, Organization & Metrics
  • Social Commerce Analytics: How to Measure ROI and More
  • How to Scale Up Search Visits with UGC
  • Turning the Social Technology Groundswell to Your Advantage
  • Ze Frank Q&A: How Do We Interact?
  • Bazaarvoice Product Roadmap Lightning Round
  • Real-World Tips to Evolve into a Customer-Centric Culture
  • 10 Ideas for Online Advertising "2.0" 
  • Beyond the Web: UGC Goes Multi-Channel
  • Social Networking and Web 2.0: Practical Ideas that Work for Retailers
  • The "Just Ask" Session
  • and more…

Speakers include:

  • Andy Sernovitz, author, Word of Mouth Marketing
  • Bryan Eisenberg, Co-founder, FutureNow and author, Call to Action and Waiting for Your Cat to Bark
  • Ed Keller, CEO, The Keller Fay Group and author, The Influentials
  • Ethan Holland, E-marketing Manager, Jewelry Television
  • Jim Osborne, VP eCommerce & Online Marketing for Loblaw
  • Josh Bernoff, Vice President and Principal Analyst, Forrester Research
  • Kelly Mooney, President, Resource Interactive and author, The Open Brand
  • Matt Corey, VP Marketing for Golfsmith
  • Paul Miller, SVP Direct Commerce for Sears
  • Sean McDonald, Director, Communities and Conversations, Dell Inc.
  • Seth Greenberg, Director, Online Advertising and Internet Media for Intuit
  • Simon Rodrigue, Sr. Manager eCommerce, The Home Depot Canada
  • Stuart Wallock, Sr. Mgr, Global Consumer Online Marketing, Dell Inc.
  • Ze Frank of zefrank.com (Video Blogger)
  • and more…

Online registration is available now for clients and invited prospects. If you do not know your registration code, email summit@bazaarvoice.com. The cap is 200 registrants and we're getting signups every day, so register now!

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