Online Marketing workshops offered in 4 Nebraska Communities

Making the Most of Social Media Marketing Workshop conducted in Ord, Burwell, Ravenna and Chadron

A social media marketing workshop, Make the Most of Social Media Marketing, for small businesses and entrepreneurs will be offered in 4 locations the end of August and early September by the Center for Rural Affairs’ Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women’s Business Center and the University of Nebraska-Extension.

“As a business owner, you may wonder why some online businesses seem to have all the luck – well maybe it isn’t luck after all,” commented Monica Braun, REAP WBC Director with the Center for Rural Affairs. “Businesses that spend time thinking about their customers, carefully choose the appropriate online marketing tools, and then effectively engage their customers are the ones who succeed.  As you begin to make the most of social media marketing – you will want to explore the options.”

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Educators, Jay, Jenkins, Jenny Nixon and Connie Hancock will share their online marketing expertise with workshop participants. Entrepreneurs, local business owners and anyone else interested are encouraged to attend.
“Your Online presence is bigger than what you create – through this workshop we will explore creating a social media strategy that allows you to build on your reputation and choose the online marketing tools that fit your needs,” said Hancock.

What: Make the Most of Social Media Marketing Workshop

When and Where:
Thursday, August 29, 2013
Ord, Nebraska
Ord Learning Center
1514 K Street
9:30 – 11:30 a.m. – Workshop
Break
1:00 to 3:00 p.m.–Q & A –  Round Table for Social Media
Experts will answer workshop participants’ questions on using Facebook, Pinterest, etc., review participants website SEO, or check out Landing Pages.
To register – Call Kristina at 308-728-7875

Thursday, August 29, 2013
Burwell Nebraska
Garfield County Library
217 G Street
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. – Workshop
To register – Call David or Stacie at 308-346-5210

Friday, August 30, 2013
Ravenna, Nebraska
Ravenna Economic Development and Chamber Office
318 Grand Avenue
9:30 – 11:30 a.m. – Workshop
Break
1:00 to 3:00 p.m.–Q & A –  Round Table for Social Media
Experts will answer workshop participants’ questions on using Facebook, Pinterest, etc., review participants website SEO, or check out Landing Pages.
To register – Contact Trevor – development@myravenna.com or 308-452-3133

Thursday, September 12, 2013
Chadron, Nebraska
Chadron State College
Former CSC Adm. Building
Room 131 Computer Lab
9:30 to 11:30 a.m.–Workshop
Break
1:00 to 3:00 p.m.–Q & A –  Round Table for Social Media
Experts will answer workshop participants’ questions on using Facebook, Pinterest, etc., review participants website SEO, or check out Landing Pages.
To register – Contact Jenny Nixon: jnixon@unl.edu or 308-668-2428

“Whatever your online marketing questions, the experts will answer it,” concluded Braun.
For more information contact Jay Jenkins, jjenkins2@unl.edu or 402-376-1850, Jenny Nixon: jnixon@unl.edu or 308-668-2428. For more information contact Connie Hancock, UNL Extension at 308-254-4455 or chancock1@unl.edu.

For more information about REAP and its services, visit: http://www.cfra.org/reap.

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