Mchenry, IL (PressExposure) September 30, 2009 -- ISBDC Introduces âSocial Networkingâ Business Seminar
Please join the Illinois Small Business Development Center for an interactive, two part series on social networking and how it applies to YOUR business TODAY.
Are you looking for new ways to reach and engage an online audience for your business or organization? Intrigued by new social technologies such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter, but unsure how to dive in? During these seminars, April M. Williams of CyberLife Tutors will explore the social media landscape, define how it applies to your business with real-world case studies, and explain how you can leverage these tools to boost your bottom line.
Learn everything from basic concepts behind social networking websites to how to get started and create your own profiles â get your business OUT THERE and Be NOTICED!
April M. Williams with CyberLifeTutors will facilitate these hands on series. â¢ Session 1 - Oct 7, 2009 7-9 PM Session 2 - Oct 14, 2009 7-9 PM â¢ Session 1 - Oct 13, 2009 9-11 AM Session 2 - Oct 27, 2009 9 -11 AM
The cost of all sessions is $39.00. All ISBDC events are held at the Shah Center, 4100 W. Shamrock Lane, McHenry, IL 60050.
For more information, please contact the Illinois Small Business Development Center at (815) 455 â8588 or EMAIL SBDC@Mchenry.edu. To register for this or any of the other seminars offered, please contact registration at (815) 455 â8588.
Session One - Getting Started with Social Networking
Learn beginning skills you need to get started with the most popular social media sites for business. April will guide you through setting up your own profile. Youâll leave this hands on, interactive session with your own Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn profile. Learn how you can use Web-based social networks to build professional relationships â even if you donât know the first thing about them â and learn how to use these relationships to find customers
In this interactive webinar she'll highlight examples of how small business owners: â¢ The Doâs and Donât of an online profile. â¢ How to maintain your privacy. â¢ What you can do to reduce SPAM. â¢ Engage their customers through social media â¢ Help you identify where you should get involved with your small business. â¢ How to get followers and connections â¢ How-to build online "expert" proof that leads to subscribers and sales â¢ Time-saving tips â¢ How-to make your writing Google friendly â¢ How to manage your online reputation â¢ Doâs and Donâts of using social networks
Our class is fun, engaging and insightful. Best of all, you'll leave with the basic skills to interact with your customers using social media without feeling overwhelmed Getting Started with Social Networking NOTE: To participate in the session, youâll need access to a web based email account such as Yahoo, Hotmail, Gmail, etc. Questions? Contact (815) 455 â8588.
Session TWO - Social Networking Means Business
Youâll continue building skill in the second seminar. In this interactive webinar April will highlight examples of how small business owners have engaged their customers through social media and help you identify where you should get involved with your small business. April will provide detailed explanations of ways you can use social networking tools like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to find customers and partners.
In this interactive webinar she'll highlight examples of how small business owners:
â¢ Build your networking, marketing and sales funnel â¢ Set YOU up as an expert in your field â¢ Get you maximum exposure â¢ Attract clients to you â¢ How to connect with prospective customers â¢ How to get others to talk about, and recommend you â¢ So clients will be attracted and drawn to you! Course ID number: NBD 551 001