Two thought leaders within the world of online classifieds have launched the Global Online Classifieds Summit in Miami, delivering two specialised masterclasses.
Serial property portal investor, PPW founder, and former CEO of the REA Group Simon Baker, delivered his Driving Superior Performance masterclass to a packed room of delegates interested in finding out how to successfully operate a classifieds portal.
Baker, who has 18 years experience in the property portal industry, advised his audience on the most advantageous way to accelerate the growth of their portal, with strategies on how to minimise the wastage of time, money and effort in order to create a successful business.
The other masterclass of the day was Will Evans' Design Thinking and Lean Start-up Masterclass for Classifieds, designed to instruct the popular method and techniques from the Design Thinking & Lean Start Up movement and how they can be applied to the online classifieds industry.
The industry-first Global Online Classifieds Summit officially begins tomorrow will bring together hundreds of delegates including: global investors & C-suite business leaders from within the property, cars, jobs and dating industries to share their unique insights.
GOC runs for three jam-packed days and will explore a diverse range of trends including: artificial intelligence, big data, disruptive business models and innovation within the online classifieds sector.
Key speakers on Day 1 include:
David Gonzalez Castro - Red Arbor - 10 Trends in the Job Recruitment Market
Javier Ortiz - Mitula Group - Innovation in Classifieds Business Models
Erik Backer - Portal Chat -ChatBots and Live Chat - How This Improves Customer Conversion for Portals
Roman Bach - James Edition - Luxury Classifieds: Targeting the luxury market
Stephen Kraus - Similarweb - The King is Dead, Long Live the King: The Future of Digital Classifieds
Mark Brooks - Courtland Brooks - Dating and the evolution of Classifieds: Does dating show the evolution of classifieds? Going well beyond search and discovery to finding the perfect match.