Growth Marketing Workshops

Growth Marketing Workshop

Aha! We make marketing exceptionally simple to understand — FOR ANYONE.

An information-packed 1/2 Day Growth Marketing Workshop including:

  • Getting into high-margin niches
  • Elements to make your website sell more
  • The industry-leading WebQC™ online marketing system
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Designing the ideal marketing system for your goals and budget
  • The latest marketing options you should be using
  • Tools to help you close more sales

All Attendees Get a FREE 1:1 Strategy Session with Chris Denny

This year, all Growth Marketing Workshop attendees get a free 1:1 marketing mix strategy session with Chris Denny. Your session can be in person on the day of the event (in the afternoon, availability limited) or via phone within a week or two after the event. We’ll discuss YOUR company’s resources, strengths, weaknesses, budget, and opportunities and layout a marketing mix strategy that will help you achieve your sales and profit goals over the next year. This alone is a $150 value.

Who Are Growth Workshops For?

Growth marketing workshops are designed for small business owners and marketing managers (or responsible staff) who are doing their own marketing and want to take it to the next level. Our mission is to help small businesses grow. This workshop is designed to share with you proven marketing strategies and information about the latest tools to help you increase your sales AND your profits.

Kindle Fire Drawing

Win a FREE KINDLE FIRE: Everyone who attends is entered in a drawing to win.

Here’s Why YOU SHOULD Attend

  • We’re right here in Houston
  • All attendees get a 1 hour 1:1 marketing mix strategy session with Chris Denny ($150 value)
  • It’s only a half day
  • Space is limited so you get lots of one on one attention
  • You will learn A TON about the latest marketing options
  • We use easy-to-understand terms and make sure you “get it”
  • You will meet other local business owners and managers
  • Look at your business from a fresh perspective
  • Get 1 on 1 guidance from professional marketers
  • You’ll be in the drawing to win a Kindle Fire
  • To Grow Your Business!

Upcoming Workshop Dates

Growth Workshops are 1/2 day. We are available in the afternoon for one on one sessions.

  • 1/2 Day Growth Workshop: Friday, October 14th, 2016
Limited Space! Expected to Fill Up. Sign Up Below!


The October 2016 workshop will be held in the Lead Optimize offices:

507 N. Sam Houston Pkwy E. (5th Floor)
Houston, TX 77060 (see map)

(on the North BW, just west of Hardy Tollroad)

Agenda for Growth Workshops

  • 8:30 to 9:00 — Breakfast & Networking: Arrive and enjoy coffee, donuts, and fruit along with a little mingling and networking
  • 9:00am to 9:15am — Introductions & Overview: Meet your speakers and review the agenda
  • 9:15am to 9:45am — Your market(s) and niche opportunities: A fresh look at your company and some approaches to finding new niches
  • 9:45am to 11:30am — Lead Generation Online & in Print: An overview of the lead generation tools available to you now and which are best for you and your goals. We’ll discuss online marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Pay-Per-Click ads, Remarketing, social media, and direct mail. It’s a lot to cover but we have great printed materials for you, too.
  • 11:30am to 12:00pm — Bonus Materials
  • 12:00pm to 1:00pm — Lunch
  • 12:15pm to 1:00pm — Your Website! Is it any good?:  Almost everyone — literally, about 95% of people — will check out your website before they buy from you. Is your website turning them away or making it easy for them to do business with you? We’re going to walk you through our industry-leading Website QC checklist over lunch. If your website includes all the elements in our Website QC checklist, you’ll have one of the best sites in your industry.
  • 1:00pm and after — workshop is over but we’ll be around for Q&A, mix and mingle, 1:1 sessions (refreshments are available if you like)

Commonly Asked Questions

marketing workshops for small businesses

What should I bring?

Just yourself, really. Bring some business cards for the drawing (and networking). We’ll take care of food, drinks, pens, and paper for writing. You are welcome to bring a laptop or tablet to take notes but it’s not needed.

How should I dress?

Dress like you would dress at work, whatever that is.

What is the format? Or, What should I expect?

See the agenda above for details. Your questions are welcomed throughout the workshop. We have a lot of information to cover during the workshop so we do our best to keep chugging along.

When is the next one?

There will not be another 1/2 day Growth Workshop until 2017 (date TBD).

Who is the speaker?

Chris Denny, Founder of Lead Optimize, is the main speaker. He has been consulting for and managing small business’ marketing since 2006. There will also be a guest speaker about a bonus topic.

Testimonials from Previous Attendees

The workshop was very informative and gave me great ideas on additional things that we need to do in order to kick start our marketing activities in 2016. It helped me see how much more we can do to ensure even greater success.

<span class="su-quote-cite">Gail Eissler, Home Vitality Care</span>

Chris covered an amazing amount of materials in the workshop but used every day language for even the most technical stuff. His workshop really lays out how to make a solid marketing system.

<span class="su-quote-cite">Bruce Gunderson, Grass Hopper, Inc</span>

The Growth Workshop was an excellent production and Chris’ method of teaching and speaking keep things simple enough that even an ‘old guy’ like me can understand. I see an amazing number of possibilities for us now.

<span class="su-quote-cite">Julio Laguarta, Grand Cay Harbor & Resort</span>


The 1/2 day growth workshop is $97 and includes:

  • Work-packet and printed materials
  • Breakfast of coffee, fruit, and donuts
  • Meet other Houston area business owners
  • A copy of The World’s Most Concise Marketing Book for Small Business Owners
  • Snacks, softdrinks, water, (and after-workshop drinks)
  • 1 hour 1:1 marketing mix strategy session with Chris Denny ($150 value)
  • Entry to win a Kindle Fire
Sign Up and Get Ready to Grow!

Space for the The Growth Marketing Workshop is limited. Please sign up soon.

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