2018 Digital Marketing Trends for Local Business

2018 Digital Marketing Trends for Local Business 

Date: Tuesday, 01/30/2018 - 11:30AM to 2:00PM Location: Boulder JCC - 6007, Oreg Ave, Boulder, CO 80303 

Can your customers find your business?

Is your business’ marketing a profit center, or is it an out-of-date cash-eating dinosaur? Did you reach your sales goals in 2017? If not, what needs to change? Will your competition pass you by online, or will you lead the pack? Do you even rank, bro?  

The way consumers make purchases from local businesses has changed. We live in an increasingly digital world, and it’s more than just those dang millennials who are glued to their smartphones.

What will I learn?

If you’re a local business owner wanting to grow your sales and stay current, attend our annual Digital Marketing Trends presentation with the Boulder Chamber at the Boulder JCC on 1/30/2018 to learn:

  • Why consumers will expect to text message with your company by end of year whether you like it or not, plus to how integrate this into your marketing plan.
  • How Google Local Service Ads will change the playing field for home service businesses.
  • Search Engine algorithm changes to get found online. What still works, and what doesn’t.
  • Big changes coming to WordPress and the web as we know it with artificial intelligent.
  • Why email is NOT dead + how to do it without pissing people off or wasting your time.  

Who should attend?

Business owners of small- to medium-sized local businesses in the Boulder County and Denver metro areas.

What types of local businesses would benefit from this? 

If your business has local customers, you can't miss this!

 Home services: Repair services, contractors, heating/cooling, HVAC, plumbing companies Green Industry: Garden centers, landscaping companies, arborists Fitness: Large dance/gymnastics studios, fitness facilities, yoga and Pilates studios Medical + Dental Businesses: Dentists, Chiropractic/Wellness Centers, Veterinarians, Emergency vet clinics (NOT doctors part of a hospital network) 

Businesses who need local leads or foot traffic Food and Hospitality Restaurants, Bars, Hotels, Bed and Breakfasts Retail, Jewelry Stores, Pet Food Stores, Paint Stores, etc. 

Who should NOT attend:

Government organizations Political organizations and campaigns Franchisees or businesses otherwise restricted in their marketing control E-commerce businesses Real Estate Agents and Photographers National or International companies  

What will I take away from the presentation?

If you attend this presentation, you’ll walk away with a sense of understanding of what’s changing in the local market place, actionable tactics to increase your online presence, and a plan for how to get found and thrive in 2018. 

Ends January 15th!

Ends January 30th!

On January 30th.

Ticket price includes your selection of a box lunch with a 7" sandwich, chips, a cookie, and a drink OR your choice of personal salad from Snarf’s in Boulder!

Ends January 15th!

Ends January 30th!

On January 30th

Ticket price includes your selection of a box lunch with a 7" sandwich, chips, a cookie, and a drink OR your choice of personal salad from Snarf’s in Boulder!


Jack Jostes Public Speaker Bio


Jack Jostes is a digital marketing expert focused on helping brick-and-mortar businesses increase their sales through local search engine optimization, email marketing, and social media. As the President and CEO at Ramblin Jackson, a digital marketing + video production agency in Boulder, Colorado, Jack has worked with hundreds of local businesses throughout the United States. Jack is a HubSpot Certified Partner, a Constant Contact Authorized Local Expert, and a contributing author to the Local Search Association's MarketingBitz blog. Follow him @jackjostes