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Democratizing Digital: How it’s a win for both SMBs and Digital

Tue, October 02 at 10:00 AM

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In this session...

Digital has never before been so accessible. More platform and vendor options are available and marketers are getting increasingly empowered with knowledge and guidance on how to make the most of their investments. The democratization of digital has broken down barriers for small businesses. And because sophisticated SMB marketers know digital is not only where their customers are but where their competition is, they are embracing it like never before.

Most companies are SMBs. In fact, 99% of companies in the US have fewer than 200 employees. Small businesses play a critical role in our economy. More than half of job creation is created by small businesses. When digital tools are more accessible and inexpensive for SMBs democratization serves as a larger mission of improving the world’s access to economic opportunity.

As small businesses aim to grow they are increasingly investing in digital. LinkedIn has conducted extensive research to discover the characteristics that might transform a SMB’s growth trajectory. LinkedIn’s research has had a deep influence on how it is reshaping its advertising platform to be more attractive to SMBs, specifically pivoting towards an empowered customer business model.

What You'll Learn from This Session...

  1. LinkedIn’s understanding of the SMB segment and how that impacted its digital business
  2. How SMBs leaders are embracing digital to grow customers and outperform their competition using LinkedIn
  3. How digital vendors and service providers are organizing their businesses to help SMBs capture the digital opportunity

Presented with


Speakers

Heidi Andersen Head of LinkedIn’s Global Online Sales LinkedIn
Jeremy Greenberg CEO Flyte Fitness
Jill Griffin COO, Functional Nutrition Alliance & Business & Marketing Strategist Jill Griffin Ventures, LLC
Matt Smith CMO TripActions

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