Upcoming meeting: February 10, 2015

Financial survival for this century

Presented by Stina Hill, Nest Financial.

Gone are the days when you work for the same company from graduation to retirement, before settling into receiving a pension. Things are a tad more complicated now. How can you prepare for financial emergencies? What do you need to think about long term? And is it different for freelancers and contractors? Stina will clear up the confusion.

The social side of a product launch

Presented by Amber Armstrong, IBM.

Hear the inside story on how IBM's most successful social product launch to date. Amber will share how combining brand and influencer marketing led to unmatched results--and product registrations. Leave with a step-by-step guide for building external and internal influencer strategies in 2015.

New to Refresh? Welcome! A couple quick things to get you started: Every meetup begins with a "looking for work" or "looking to hire" segment. The talks and resulting questions are always great, but if you have more to say (or just can't make it) chime in and follow along on Twitter at #refreshaustin.