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NYC Meet Up for Experts: Secrets to Becoming a Go-To Authority in Your Niche

Discover the strategies shared by top thought leaders at the NYC Meet Up for Experts to become a go-to authority in your niche and amplify your personal brand.

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Jake McMahon

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On a crisp April evening in the heart of New York City, Queue hosted an unforgettable event at the stunning One Vanderbilt building. The NYC Meet Up for Experts brought together a vibrant community of thought leaders, entrepreneurs, and professionals eager to learn the secrets of becoming a go-to authority in their respective niches. The energy in the room was palpable as attendees networked, exchanged ideas, and prepared to absorb the wisdom of five extraordinary speakers.

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  • Strategies from experts on becoming a go-to authority in your niche, including leveraging AI tools, optimizing your LinkedIn presence, building genuine connections, and creating authentic video content.
  • Inspiring stories and practical tips from successful thought leaders like Netanel Baruch, Brad Zomick, Matt Cretzman, Kim Rittberg, and David Berkowitz.
  • The power of AI and Queue’s new content creation assistant, Jessica, for helping top experts become go-to thought leaders.
  • Actionable frameworks like Netanel’s “profile optimization, targeted connections, and valuable content creation” formula, Brad’s “connections, content, and comments” approach, and Matt’s “BCT” framework.

You can also watch the full session replay (free) here! You’ll get access to a full hour of content packed full of actionable advice from real professional personal branding & LinkedIn experts.

Netanel Baruch – Leveraging AI to Scale Your Thought Leadership

Kicking off the event with an electrifying introduction was Netanel Baruch, the visionary CEO and Co-Founder of Queue. Netanel captivated the audience with his personal journey, sharing the triumphs and challenges he faced while building a company dedicated to helping experts monetize their thought leadership at scale. He showed how thought leaders can utilize a simple but effective formula to effectively leverage their knowledge and achieve their goals. Netanel’s passion for empowering thought leaders set the stage for an evening filled with invaluable insights.

Become 2x More Productive on LinkedIn with Key Takeaways from Netanel:

  • Use AI-powered tools like Jessica to streamline content creation and focus on sharing your expertise authentically.
  • Follow a simple formula for online authority: profile optimization, targeted connections, and valuable content creation.
  • Balance AI-generated content with your own unique insights to maintain authenticity while scaling your thought leadership.

Discover how to leverage AI-powered tools like Jessica to streamline your content creation and establish an unshakable online authority. Netanel shares the simple formula he used to become a go-to expert. Get access to Netanel’s session replay now (free)!

Brad Zomick – The LinkedIn Domination Blueprint

Next to take the stage was Brad Zomick, the charismatic founder of Spectamur. Brad, a master of LinkedIn strategy, shared his tried-and-true formula for dominating the platform. With a perfect blend of humor and practicality, he broke down the essential components of a winning LinkedIn presence: connections, content, and comments. Brad’s real-world examples of clients who had experienced exponential revenue growth through their LinkedIn efforts left the audience inspired and ready to take action.

Make LinkedIn Success Easy with Key Takeaways from Brad Zomick:

  • Implement a three-pronged approach to dominate LinkedIn: connections, content, and comments.
  • Maximize your connection requests (up to a few hundred per week) to grow your network strategically.
  • Repurpose existing content, such as blog posts and webinar slide decks, into multiple LinkedIn posts for increased visibility.
  • Utilize automation tools like Dripify, Queue, and Aeware to streamline your LinkedIn engagement and content creation processes.

Dominate LinkedIn with Brad’s three-pronged approach – connections, content, and comments. His step-by-step tactics will help you maximize your reach and turn your LinkedIn presence into a revenue-generating machine. Watch Brad’s session replay free now!

Matt Cretzman – Intentional Networking for Meaningful Connections

As the evening progressed, Matt Cretzman, the dynamic Founder of Leadstorm AI, commanded the room with his powerful story of resilience and purposeful network building. Matt vulnerably shared how his pipeline became his lifeline during a time of unimaginable personal loss. His message of intentional connection resonated deeply with the audience, as he provided actionable strategies for list building, AI personalization, and fostering genuine relationships. Matt’s authenticity and passion for helping others left an indelible mark on everyone present.

Become a Top Networker with Key Takeaways from Matt:

  • Conduct “psychographic spelunking” to identify your ideal audience’s passions, interests, and pain points when building targeted lists.
  • Leverage AI-powered tools for hyper-personalization in your outreach, such as custom videos and tailored messages.
  • Implement the “BCT” framework (Brand, Content, Traffic) to create a strong foundation for your outbound marketing campaigns.
  • Connect with intention, focusing on building genuine relationships rather than solely pursuing sales or personal gain.

Learn Matt’s “psychographic spelunking” techniques to identify and connect with your ideal audience. He’ll also reveal the BCT framework for a rock-solid outbound marketing strategy focused on real relationships. Unlock access to Matt’s session replay now (free)!

Kim Rittberg – The 4 S’s of Thought Leadership Through Video

Kim Rittberg, the brilliant Founder of Henry Street Media, took the stage next, captivating the audience with her infectious energy and “4 S’s” approach to thought leadership through video and podcasts. Kim’s journey from being accomplished but anonymous to running a thriving business and contributing to major publications struck a chord with many in the room. She empowered attendees to embrace visibility, simplify their message, showcase their unique strengths, and sell without being salesy. Kim’s practical tips and contagious enthusiasm left the audience buzzing with excitement to implement her strategies.

Master Video Marketing for Thought Leadership with Kim’s Key Takeaways:

  • Embrace the “4 S’s” of thought leadership: Show up, Simplicity, Shine, and Selling (without being salesy).
  • Consistently show up on video and inject your unique perspective into your content to stand out.
  • Simplify your message by focusing on one core idea per video or podcast episode, making it easier for your audience to consume and share.
  • Identify and showcase your unique strengths and personality traits to create a memorable and authentic personal brand.

Master Kim’s “4 S’s” approach to standout thought leadership through video and podcasts. You’ll gain tips on showing up consistently, simplifying your message, showcasing your strengths, and selling without being salesy. Watch Kim’s session replay (free) now!

David Berkowitz – Building Communities That Matter

As the event drew to a close, David Berkowitz, the visionary Founder of the AI Marketers Guild (AIMG), delivered a thought-provoking presentation on building communities and navigating the sometimes uncomfortable world of thought leadership. David candidly shared his own experiences, encouraging attendees to step outside their comfort zones and create content that truly resonates with their target audience. His wisdom and wit provided a perfect capstone to an evening filled with transformative insights.

Create Content & Communities that Convert with Key Takeaways from David:

  • Ask yourself, “so what?” when creating content to ensure it provides value and resonates with your target audience.
  • Start building your community with simple tools like Google Forms and LinkedIn posts, and iterate as you grow.
  • Embrace discomfort and step outside your comfort zone to create content that truly matters to your audience.
  • Continuously refine your content strategy based on audience feedback and engagement metrics.

Unlock the secrets to building a thriving community and creating resonant thought leadership content – watch David’s insightful presentation replay (free).

A Power-Hour of Thought Leadership Insights

As the NYC Meet Up for Experts came to a close, attendees left the stunning One Vanderbilt venue armed with a wealth of knowledge, practical strategies, and a renewed sense of purpose. The connections forged, ideas exchanged, and insights gained promised to catalyze transformative growth for all those in attendance. Attendees were now equipped to build powerful personal brands, create authentic, impactful content, and achieve their most ambitious professional goals.

In the end, the NYC Meet Up for Experts served as a testament to the incredible potential of each individual to become a go-to thought leader in their niche. Through the power of community, cutting-edge technology, and a commitment to authenticity, the attendees of this unforgettable event left inspired, empowered, and ready to take their expertise to new heights.

If you’d like to uncover these top strategies for yourself – Watch the full session replay here!

Create Hands-Off Authentic Content with Jessica

Ready to put these valuable insights into action and establish yourself as the go-to expert in your niche?

Meet Jessica, your AI-powered content creation partner. In just one 5-minute interview, Jessica can transform your knowledge and experiences into a full week’s worth of authentic, engaging content.

It’s a surefire way to become 2x more productive on LinkedIn.

For a limited time, you can schedule up to 4 free interviews with Jessica, giving you an entire month’s worth of expertly crafted content to elevate your personal brand and thought leadership.

Jessica helps you create a week’s worth of ready-to-publish content in 5 minutes:

  1. Schedule a call in your calendar for a time that suits you, or have the call right now. The choice is yours!
  2. Jessica finds the top trending topics in your niche, ensuring that the content you create will resonate with your audience. No more wasting time on content that falls flat!
  3. Have a call with Jessica. During the interview, Jessica guides you through a conversation so natural, it feels like you’re chatting with a top journalist. Communicating your authentic expertise and thought leadership has never been easier!
  4. Get your content. After the interview, Jessica takes your insights and turns them into a week’s worth of thought leadership content inspired by your own words. The result? Content that sounds like you wrote it yourself!

Unlock unparalleled exposure and opportunities by showcasing your thought leadership. Schedule your free interview with Jessica today and start attracting an audience that truly values your expertise and is ready to pay you for it!


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