November 11, 2008 17:00 ET

BrightTALK Hosts Conversational Marketing Summit

Interact With Social Media Marketing Experts Live on

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - November 11, 2008) -

WHAT: Conversational Marketing Summit hosted by BrightTALK™

At this online summit, experts will share information on trends in social media marketing, answer questions, and offer strategies and tips to business professionals. Among the topics the speakers will address are corporate blogging, search, social networking, mobile marketing, email marketing, and how to use Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn and Twitter to start the conversation.

BrightTALK hosts live webcast summits each week around themes that matter to business professionals.

WHEN: Monday and Tuesday, November 24-25, 2008

WHO: Presenters at the Conversational Marketing Summit include:

Bill Hartzer, search engine marketing manager at Vizion Interactive

Brad Hanks, master instructor at Council of Real Estate Brokerage Managers; CEO of Brad Hanks Seminars

Chris Kenton, CEO of SocialRep

Dave Evans, CEO of Digital Voodoo

Edward Weatherall, managing director at Concept Ltd

Ian Lurie, president of Portent Interactive

James Miller, vice president, technology industry at BrightTALK

Jerry Hart, principal and vice president of sales and marketing for Power to be Found

Jennifer Carole, director of the worldwide teen lab at Alcatel-Lucent

Jennifer Jacobson, author of 42 Rules of Social Media for Business

Kate Brodock, principal at The Other Side Group

Laura Lowell, author of 42 Rules of Marketing; principal of Impact Marketing Group

Linda Pophal, owner and CEO of Strategic Communications

Loren McDonald, vice president of industry relations at Silverpop

Malcolm Friedberg, marketing automation expert

Mary Lou Roberts, instructor at Harvard Extension Program; author at DIY-Marketing

Michael Kurtzman managing director of mobile advertising at Sybase 365

Rajiv Parikh, CEO of Position2

Sundeep Kapur, online marketing strategist at and NCR Corporation

Will Schnabel, vice president of international markets at Silverpop

WHERE: The Conversational Marketing Summit is available on

MAKE THE SUMMIT AVAILABLE ON YOUR SITE: The summit can also be accessed through the BrightTALK player, which can be embedded into websites and blogs. The summit can be accessed live and will remain available on-demand afterward. Contact Morgan Cantrell at BrightTALK for the embed code (415.955.0553, mcantrell (at)

ABOUT reinvents webcasting on Web 2.0 principles, letting any businessperson with something to say share their knowledge with a live online audience and create a community around their content. Live audio webcasts are hosted on and can also be embedded in the creator's website or blog. Web 2.0 tools let audience members interact with presenters, rate and share content, and subscribe to webcast channels. It takes as little as five minutes to create a channel and start webcasting on, and the BrightTALK™ Starter Channel is free.

Contact Information

    Liz Haas
    bt (at)