April 13, 2019

Making Content Sticky

10:00 am  -  10:35 am
Studio D

Learning content designers are challenged to ensure that learners not only complete their training… but that they remember it. Our content and learning experiences need to be designed in such a way that they cater to how the brain processes information and commits that to memory. In other words, it’s our job to help learners […]

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Connecting Data, Users & Bots Together

10:00 am  -  10:35 am
Design Room 1

This session will discuss how you can direct people to your website by connecting your content to your targeted users and search engines. I will show people how and provide them steps to take and tools they will need for their website and how then can attract people searching for their information or products. I […]

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Take time to make your soul happy

10:00 am  -  10:35 am
Drawing Room 2

This session will be about the importance of connecting with yourself, your voice, your needs in order to better serve others and your business. Everything begins with self and if you are not connected to yourself how can you succeed at connecting with others? #ccn19soulwork

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How to connect with brands and monetize your platform

10:00 am  -  10:35 am
Studio B

You are an influencer. You have something to share with the world. You’ve started your platform. Now it’s time to move beyond the hobby phase and monetize. #CCN19ShowMeTheMoney

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9 Ways to Improve Your Existing Content (That Readers and Google Will Love)

10:40 am  -  11:15 am
Drawing Room 2

Creating great written content for the Web on an ongoing basis is REALLY hard. But if slaving to create something new is so difficult, why not maximize the value of what you already have? This session highlights 9 different ways to improve your existing Web content—both the on-page copy and coding—to better connect with both […]

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Connecting 2 Creatives

10:40 am  -  11:15 am
Design Room 1

This session will go over the in’s and out’s of being a virtual assistant and an overall asset to creatives. It’s important to know the right people to connect creatives with, whether it be cultivating a relationship with radio program director to a independent recording artist matching an underground painter with the right venue and […]

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Brand Strategy Deconstructed

10:40 am  -  11:15 am
Studio D

Brand Strategy Deconstructed is all about taking the guesswork out of branding. The field guide like session begins with addressing brand development, introduces brand strategy exercises and closes out with real-life examples and a local to Nashville brand perception case study. By laying out a step by step guide to developing a brand strategy, attendees […]

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Panel: SHEConnects: Women in Podcasting 

10:40 am  -  11:15 am
Studio A

This panel-based session will examine the many facets of podcasting from a group of professional women who understand the medium. We’ll discuss podcasting strategy through the lens of connection: audience analysis, engagement, storytelling and best practices.

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Connect the Dots: Brainstorming Your Way to Writing Your Book!

11:20 am  -  11:55 am
Studio B

Whether it’s to build a platform, share your thoughts with the world, or just fulfill the dream of seeing our name on the cover, 81% of us feel we have a book inside that we need to get out. But what does it take to actually WRITE it? Not everyone can sequester themselves in a […]

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Presentation, Posture and Pants: The Trifecta of a Perfect Pitch

11:20 am  -  11:55 am
Design Room 1

There is a lot of conversation around the pitch– how long should it be? What information it should include?Should it start with a joke? The truth is, the pitch is more of an art than a science, but 3 things make the difference: Your Presentation, Your Posture and Your Pants. Hear me out. In this […]

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Content in the Machine – AI, Machine Learning or Human?

11:20 am  -  11:55 am
Drawing Room 2

Connecting consumers with engaging, useful, and actionable content that drives purchasing decisions takes part art, and science. Dive deep into how marketers, machines, AI, and automation are magicially delivering predictive, prescriptive, and personalized content. #CCN19contentmachine

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Basic Audio tools for Podcasting

11:20 am  -  11:55 am
Studio D

I will discuss a few fundamentals in podcasting. Specifically EQ and Compression. This will not be aimed at any specific software but instead basic tools and sound fundamentals in Audio Production for podcasting. #CCN19podcastaudio

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Lunchtime Panel: Connecting to Nashville’s Creative Entrepreneurship Community

12:00 pm  -  12:35 pm
Studio A

Connecting the Dots: What you Need to Know About Progressive Web Apps

12:45 pm  -  1:20 pm
Drawing Room 2

By now, most of us are familiar with the concept of responsive websites — sites that automatically scale and optimize their appearance to best fit the display device. A responsive website helps with UX, but unfortunately, it is still just a website with no meaningful interaction with the native hardware on our mobile devices. To […]

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How to Use Data to Connect with Your Customer (Sooner Than Later)

12:45 pm  -  1:20 pm
Design Room 1

Data has become an unavoidable part of doing business online. There are plenty of gurus, experts, and data geeks out there who are talking about what you need to be doing with your data to help your business grow. But what if you don’t HAVE any data yet? Or maybe you have some data, but […]

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Podcasting Benefits for Your Business

12:45 pm  -  1:20 pm
Studio D

Do you want to reach a loyal, affluent, educated audience? Do you want to position yourself as an expert in your field? Do you want to speak directly to your exact customer (for less than $100)? Then join me as we explore how podcasting can help you connect with potential customers to market and grow […]

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Panel: Creating Compelling Content In A Curated World

12:45 pm  -  1:20 pm
Studio A

The marketing world can be a scary place to a Creative, but it doesn’t have to be. When your compelling content locks hands with the right marketing methods, sparks can fly. In this panel, you’ll hear from three Content Queens who use the power of digital and print media to share real stories, inspire others, […]

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Drawing: Learn the Human Language

1:25 pm  -  2:00 pm
Design Room 1

Drawing is the human language that allows us to connect and communicate across barriers like age, language, location, and even time! Human beings are highly visual, and in modern Western culture, if you’re not communicating visually, you might as well not be communicating at all. Communication being primarily visual isn’t not going to change any […]

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No Excuses: Making the Most of Your 24 Hours

1:25 pm  -  2:00 pm
Drawing Room 2

As an entrepreneur who is a law student with a full-time job that also runs a digital marketing agency, I have had to master the principle of efficiency. I feel compelled to share what I’ve learned so that other entrepreneurs and business-owners can make the most of each day and achieve their goals. Attendees will […]

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12 Ways to Improve Your Writing

1:25 pm  -  2:00 pm
Studio D

This session will look at different writing secrets professionals use to produce tight, interesting content and break them down into simple steps everyone can use to improve their own writing. We’ll learn how to cut out unnecessary language and filler words, how to harness metaphors and similes to better understand complex ideas, and which grammar […]

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The Man Project: Taking off the cultural straitjacket and connecting men again

1:25 pm  -  2:00 pm
Studio B

The number of men today who walk through life feeling they are wearing a straitjacket and disconnected, is on the rise. I wrote the book, The Man Project to bring cultural awareness to how this affects men in their relationships and business and more importantly how it is affecting our younger generations by witnessing these […]

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HTML5 & CSS: The Basics

2:05 pm  -  2:40 pm
Studio D

A primer for those wanting to understand the basics of HTML5 and CSS. #CCN19HTML5

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Raise Your Game: Reinvent Yourself and Start Living a Life You Love…at any age!

2:05 pm  -  2:40 pm
Design Room 1

If you hate your Monday through Fridays, you’re in seriously deep doo doo. …stuck in that passionless job or business, living the endless cycle of Monday morning blues, survive til five, can’t wait for the weekend until…yup…that dreaded Sunday night stress, knowing what awaits yet another Monday morning. If you find yourself living for the […]

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Presentation Hurdles

2:05 pm  -  2:40 pm
Drawing Room 2

Simplifying and decluttering your presentation not only prevents PowerPoint poisoning, it also comes with a bonus—smooth and calm delivery. Improve your ability to share your story, explain your project or communicate your message. If your presentation is a new desire or routine experience, we’ll have something for you to make it happen so you communicate […]

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Panel: How to Get Started With VR

2:05 pm  -  2:40 pm
Studio A

Sponsorship Is Not a Dirty Word

2:45 pm  -  3:20 pm
Studio B

A thirty-minute workshop about adding value to your podcast. Be sure to include a call to action, which benefits your sponsor and/or listener. #ccn19Sponsorship

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Synergy and Side Hustles: Making Everything You do Work for You

2:45 pm  -  3:20 pm
Studio D

As a self-proclaimed side hustle queen I know all too well the struggle of wanting to do it all but not having the time to do anything. Like many creatives, finding joy outside of my 9-5 is very important to me.  For a long time I lived in a space where the things I did […]

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The Power of PR: Connecting With Established Audiences

2:45 pm  -  3:20 pm
Drawing Room 2

PR and recognition in the media is some of the strongest FREE advertising you and your brand can receive. It elevates your brand and opens up opportunities for growth, community building, and paid business – it connects you with well-established audiences who will grow and follow your brand. In this session, you will learn how […]

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The 40 Day Disconnect

2:45 pm  -  3:20 pm
Design Room 1

40 Day Disconnect is a talk and open discussion on media consumption and the affects it has on our lives and our craft. #CCN19Disconnect

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Build an Audience by Building a Team

3:25 pm  -  4:00 pm
Design Room 1

The best website in the world won’t help you if you don’t have the right content. If you want to attract readership, you need to build up a diverse writing team who are able to speak to a wide range of readers. In this session, I’ll talk about how I built up the Meeple Mountain […]

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The Most Common Audio Problems in Podcasts and How to Fix Them

3:25 pm  -  4:00 pm
Studio B

Whether you are a seasoned podcaster, or just starting out, there are some recurring recording issues that can happen on any podcast which can easily be fixed – or better yet, avoided – with a little awareness. Learn from professional audio engineer and podcast producer, Marcus dePaula, the techniques professionals use to make their recordings […]

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The Universal Desire to Connect: Social Media Around the World

3:25 pm  -  4:00 pm
Studio D

Social media is the great global connector, and it is myopic to think of it as a US-centric phenomenon. We’ll look to Asia, Europe, North America, and the Middle East to predict the future of social media – and its implications on marketing – in the future. We’ll go beyond the big five social networks […]

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Helping Each Other Thrive

3:25 pm  -  4:00 pm
Drawing Room 2

I believe people are always better together, so I invite everyone to explore with me what it looks like to help each other thrive. Even the most gifted among us can only have so much capacity to grow in mind, body, and spirit without some help from others. This session is intended to help individuals […]

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Catching my Breath

4:05 pm  -  4:40 pm
Studio B

We take a journey backwards through the lens of a super altruist to discover what it truly means to connect with the people we encounter and leave lasting impacts. #ccn19breathe

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Copywriting tips that connect and convert.

4:05 pm  -  4:40 pm
Studio D

At the heart of every business and brand is the ability to effectively communicate your brand message. Within minutes you should be able to connect with and attract your people and repel everyone else. Which is why you need to master the basic principles of copywriting. Learn how to do the market research needed to […]

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Automation & Time Management: Connect your systems to get more done.

4:05 pm  -  4:40 pm
Design Room 1

We believe in using automation and proper time management skills to get more done in your day for you and your team. This often leads to being able to double output of work or double revenue with the same effort. Automation is also how you can “create” more time when you feel like you don’t […]

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Connect with Your Full-Potential: Learn the Secrets to Master Your Habits & Master Your Life

4:05 pm  -  4:40 pm
Drawing Room 2

“First we form habits, then they form us.” -Rob Gilbert Our lives are determined by the sum of our habits, both good and bad. They often run subconsciously behind the scenes, easily and effortlessly on autopilot, like a computer program. Many times we don’t even have to think about doing them. This means we don’t […]

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