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Feb
07

GNTC Spring Social Media Lab

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social-media-labDo you want to learn how social media can help your business reach existing customers and build relationships with new ones? If so, bring your laptop and join us for a fun and exciting Social Media Lab at GNTC (Georgia Northwestern Technical College) in Rome, Georgia.  This hand-on lab will help you start using social media immediately.

Social Media Lab is a six-week program offering the “how to” basics for promoting your business through social networking and blogging. Each week we will cover building a different site in a 3-hour lab. Find out from the experts how to build your business as you build Friends, Fans, and Followers.

Labs will be held on the Floyd Campus on Monday mornings from 9 a.m. until noon. The spring Lab will be held April 12 – May 17.  Classes can be taken separately, but for the best overview and value, register for all six weeks together! Register for individual weeks for $79 each ($158 for 2-week blogging session), or for all six for $349. Register for the complete program and bring a friend, and get $10 off the second registration. Register five or more people together and receive a 5% discount on all registrations! Register at GNTC.

Lab Overview – April 12
What is it? What’s in it for you? How can engaging in social media help your business? Do you know the difference between LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook? And just what in the world is Blogging? In this introductory class you will learn the basics and the purpose of each of these, and how integrating them will give you the greatest ban for your buck. This first week sets the stage for the remaining sessions.

Twitter – April 19
Create a Twitter account and learn proper twittiquette. Tweeting is like text messaging to the world; just don’t say anything you don’t want Grandma to see! Find out what it means to follow and be followed. Although it may sound like it, it’s really not cyber-stalking at all!

LinkedIn – April 26
From building your personal profile to participating in groups, learn the ins and outs for getting the most of this online Rolodex and resume.

Facebook – May 3
Build a Fan Page and find out ways to promote it to your friends and customers. This is one online cocktail party you don’t want to miss.

Blog Building – May 10 & 17
Learn the basics of building a WordPress blog. Your blog is the foundation of your social media program. A well-built blog will be one of your Website’s Top 10 referral sources. We will spend the first session setting up your site, and the second session actually posting to make you blog come alive.

If you have questions, please contact me. I love to help businesses engage in social media and Internet marketing for a competitive advantage. I just finished teaching social media lab to a fantastic group at the Cartersville Chamber of Commerce.  To schedule me to teach Social Media Lab to your group, contact me.  I look forward to meeting you.

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