Event Details


May 21, 2015


6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT

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Toronto, ON

Join us for InboundTO 26 as Canada’s only Google My Business Top Contributors teach you how to successfully grow your business online. Google announced a suite of tools in June 2014 that allowed users to update their business information, add photos, read reviews and, of course, use Google+. These free tools are essential in getting your business ranking in the local SERP’s. Take away valuable information from two of the best Google My Business experts in Canada this month.

This Month’s Talks

Google My Business (GMB) Help 101 – Presented by Colan Nielsen, Digital Marketing Manager at Imprezzio Marketing

15 Ways to be Successful with Google My Business (GMB) – Presented by Joy Hawkins, Product Consultant at Imprezzio Marketing


Introduction from the organizers, Colan Nielsen’s talk / Q&A period, Joy Hawkins’s talk / Q&A period, a catered networking break, and a book giveaway.

The event will start at 6:15 PM and last for approximately 2 hours. Doors close at 6:15 PM due to limited seating and high demand. Please arrive at the venue around 6:00 PM to get a seat.

Colan Nielsen – Digital Marketing Manager at Imprezzio Marketing

Colan Nielsen is the Digital Marketing Manager at Imprezzio Marketing where he oversees a team of twenty Digital Marketers. Colan has been involved with the online marketing industry since 2010.

You can often find Colan answering questions and helping business owners at the Google Places for Business Forum and The Local Search Forum where he is a Top Contributor.

Some other highlights include:

· Moderator at the Local Search Pros Google+ Community

· Q&A Support for the Inside Local Webinar Series

· AdWords Certified

· Only guest blogger ever (so far) at Phil Rozek’s Local Visibility System blog

Joy Hawkins – Product Consultant at Imprezzio Marketing

Joy Hawkins has been working in the Local SEO industry since 2006 and enjoys making trips to Google as a part of their Top Contributor program. Joy currently contributes to many online communities in the Local SEO world including the Google My Business forum (Top Contributor), the Google Search Pros Community on G+ (Moderator), and the Local University Forum (Moderator). Due to her experience in the Local SEO industry, she was asked to contribute to the Moz Local Search Ranking Factors survey. She loves spending time managing Google AdWords accounts and has been certified in both Google Search & Display. She is also a speaker at SMX – the world’s largest search engine marketing conference.

She currently works as a product consultant at Imprezzio Marketing in Toronto, ON. Joy’s daily responsibilities there include troubleshooting ranking issues on Google for the most complicated and difficult accounts, writing training manuals and training employees on how to use Google products and SEO-related tools and tactics, selling and managing Local SEO, Social Media and AdWords accounts for small business owners, and keeping up with new trends and processes in the Local SEO and Search Engine Marketing (SEM) world and incorporating these into products.

Imprezzio Marketing currently works with over 1300 small businesses in the USA and Canada.

About InboundTO

Inbound Marketing Toronto is a monthly meetup focused on hot topics in the world of inbound marketing.

The meetup hosts experts in the fields of Digital Marketing, SEO & Local SEO, Social Media, UX Design, Graphic Design, PPC, CRO, CRM, Email Marketing, Content Marketing, Start-up Founders, and more.

Sponsors: The event is sponsored by the inbound marketing agency Powered by Search and the innovation company BNOTIONS.

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