How to Put on a Successful Event for Fun, Leads, and Profits

Rich Brooks is founder and president of flyte new media, a digital agency in Portland, Maine, which
is celebrating 21 years in business. He is a nationally recognized speaker on entrepreneurship, digital
marketing, and social media.
Rich founded The Agents of Change, an annual conference and weekly podcast that focuses on search,
social & mobile marketing. He is the author of The Lead Machine: The Small Business Guide to Digital
Marketing, a popular and well-received book that helps entrepreneurs and marketers reach more of their
ideal customers online.
He has appeared in Inc. Magazine, The Huffington Post,,, the Social Media
Examiner, and many other news sources for stories on digital marketing.
Rich is the “tech guru” on the evening news show, 207, which airs on the NBC affiliates in Maine, and
teaches web marketing and social media courses for entrepreneurs at the University of Southern Maine’s
Center for Continuing Education.

The Topics In This Interview Are:

How to Put on a Successful Event for
Fun, Leads, and Profits.
• What’s Required for Any Successful
Business Event?
• What Are the BARE Essentials of
Digital Marketing?

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Key Points In The Interview

[3:23] How to separate yourself from the competition?

[5:34] Rich’s First Event.

[6:15] Start Small.

[17:30] How To Find Speakers For Your Events?

[22:42] Do You Have To Be The Speaker?



About the author, Jamil

Jamil Jama
Podcast Host, Author and Internet Marketer.