Newfangled works with independent agencies to lead development web platforms for their clients.

Newfangled works with independent agencies to lead development web platforms for their clients.

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Past Events

4A's Webinar: Make Your Website Your New Business Partner

4A's Webinar: Make Your Website Your New Business Partner

January 2014 | Newfangled's CEO, Mark O'Brien, will be presenting a webinar for the 4A's on January 16th, 2014, on how to create a website the generates more and better leads. The American Association of Advertising Agencies is one of the largest and most prestigious agency associations in North America, and we're very proud to kick off their 2014 webinar season!   more

HOW Design Live

HOW Design Live

June 2013 | Newfangled will be well represented at this year's How Design Live event. Chris Butler will present a session titled "How Websites Are Built" as part of the How Design Conference, and Mark O'Brien will present "The Conversion-Focused Website" as part of the Creative Freelancer Conference.    more

UCDA Design Summit

UCDA Design Summit

March 2013 | The UCDA Design Summit will arm attendees with tools, tips and inspiration to take back to their campus and be positioned to make effective change at their institutions. Newfangled COO, Chris Butler, will present a session titled "Responsive Design for Designers".   more

How Interactive Design Conference

How Interactive Design Conference

October 2012 | The 2012 HOW Interactive Design Conference was in two cities — Washington, D.C. in September, and San Francisco in October. Chris Butler, COO of Newfangled, presented a session on getting website feedback at both events titled "How Robots and People Can Help you Improve Your Design". A full writeup of the talk is published here.   more

MYOB Conference 2012

MYOB Conference 2012

October 2012 | Newfangled CEO Mark O’Brien reveals a 9-step process for creating a site that attracts, informs, and engages prospective clients. He also interviews the principals of four successful small agencies to find out how they’ve used their sites to generate and nurture leads and close business.   more

Triangle AMA Fall Training Camp

Triangle AMA Fall Training Camp

October 2012 | Chris Butler, COO of Newfangled, spoke at the Triangle AMA's Fall Training Camp on the four stages of content marketing. A full writeup of the talk is published here.   more

Carolina Adobe User Group

Carolina Adobe User Group

May 2012 | Chris Butler, COO of Newfangled, presented at an event sponsored by the Carolina Adobe User Group at the University of North Carolina on technosprawl. A full writeup of the talk is published here.   more

AIGA Raleigh Homegrown Series

AIGA Raleigh Homegrown Series

April 2012 | Chris Butler, COO of Newfangled, gives a crash course on writing for designers. He covers why writing is important, strategies for finding your natural engagement style, how to keep new ideas coming, and best practices for formatting content. A full writeup of the talk is published here.   more

UNC School of Public Health

UNC School of Public Health

February 2012 | Chris Butler, COO of Newfangled, presented at seminar on emerging technologies in global public health at UNC's School of Public Health. A full writeup of the talk is published here.   more

ReCourses 9th Annual New Business Summit

ReCourses 9th Annual New Business Summit

January 2012 | Mark O'Brien, CEO of Newfangled and Christopher Butler, COO of Newfangled, both presented at the 9th Annual ReCourses New Business Summit in Nashville, TN. Mark gave a session about how agencies can build more effective websites, and Chris spoke on managing a content marketing system.   more

HOW Interactive Design Conference

HOW Interactive Design Conference

November 2011 | The first annual HOW Interactive Design Conference opened in San Francisco in November. Chris Butler, COO of Newfangled, presented a session on interactive measurement, called "Making Sense of the Data." A full writeup of the talk is published here.   more

HOW Design Conference 2011

HOW Design Conference 2011

June 2011 | Mark O'Brien, president of Newfangled, will be speaking at the 2011 HOW Design Conference in Chicago on June 26th, 2011. His session, Lead Generation 101: How to Make Your Site into a Business-Generating Machine, will be from 2-3:15pm.   more

ReCourses 8th Annual New Business Summit

ReCourses 8th Annual New Business Summit

January 2011 | Mark O'Brien, president of Newfangled, will be speaking at the 8th Annual ReCourses New Business Summit about how agencies can build more effective websites.   more

REBRAND 2011 Jury Announced

REBRAND 2011 Jury Announced

July 2010 | Chris Butler has been named one of the judges for the 2011 REBRAND 100 awards. The REBRAND 100 Global Awards is the only highly respected and coveted global awards of its kind. Businesses, brand strategists, and various organizations have come to value knowing they are among the best in the world when it comes to effectively meeting strategic goals and forging loyalty and strong connections with their targets.   more

HOW Design Conference 2010

HOW Design Conference 2010

June 2010 | Newfangled President, Mark O'Brien, will present a session on transitioning from design for print to design for the web.   more

Recourses and Win Without Pitching: Annual New Business Summit

Recourses and Win Without Pitching: Annual New Business Summit

January 2010 | This is a combined event, hosted by David C. Baker and Blair Enns, that is designed to help agency principals focus their new business acquisition efforts. Mark will be speaking at the event about how agencies can use their website as a lead generation tool.   more

Highland Capital Partners' Marketing 2.0 Boot Camp

Highland Capital Partners' Marketing 2.0 Boot Camp

November 2009 | This event, hosted by Highland Capital Partners and Flybridge Venture Capital, was created to help marketers working for venture-funded companies learn about how to market their companies on the web today. Mark was a panelist at this event in addition to giving a presentation about the principles of marketing via the corporate website.    more


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