If you think social media , like Facebook, Twitter and Digg, is a fad, think again. All of the top businesses in the country recognize the importance of social media marketing to get their messages to current and potential customers. It’s not just for teenagers anymore… and it’s not just for big business! With thousands of social media sites now available, the whole idea can be overwhelming, but the key is knowing where to focus and how to make the most of your efforts. Learn what, why and how small business should use social media marketing to propel their business.
Brown Bag Session Objectives:
1. What is social media marketing?
2. Why should my small business get involved?
3. Which tools should I focus on?
4. What are the keys to successful communications for each type of social media?
5. How do I actually implement a social media marketing program?
Monthly Blueprint for Business Success brown bag sessions feature business professionals facilitating informative discussions. Attend to receive relevant information, opportunities to ask questions of the professionals and network with peers.
Social Media Marketing for Small Business: What, Why and How
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Room 3, 205 Sunnyview, Kalispell
presented by the Flathead Job Service
Please RSVP to Terri Haueter @ 758-6279 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the presenters
Catherine Todd is Principal of Tally-ho Marketing, a professional marketing services firm based in Whitefish. She has 20 years of marketing experience with small, entrepreneurial businesses to multi-national Fortune 500 companies. Catherine’s career in strategic planning, brand management and new product innovation includes senior marketing management in a variety of industries including 11 years managing the Purex Detergent and Dial Soap brands at the Dial Corporation in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Shannon Hanson – President / Lead Technician of The Computer Doctor
Shannon Hanson has been working with and around computers for almost 30 years. He’s been repairing them professionally and building web sites since the mid nineties. Shannon has become known for his ability to get to the core of the issue to solve the problem. These skills are a complement to his ability to explain technical details in an easy to understand matter placing him in demand as a trainer as well. Today Shannon operates the Computer Doctor in the Flathead. The Computer Doctor focuses on PC repair and technology consulting along with writing custom programs and building web sites.