September Small Business Workshops
Business information you can put to work TODAY to grow your Arkansas Small Business.
The RIGHT information at the RIGHT time…at the RIGHT PRICE is vital to keep you competitive edge in today’s challenging economy. Get the information you need to put your business above the competition with the Arkansas State University SBTDC’s “Cutting Edge” Workshops for September 2012. Find out how we can help your business grow.
The Training You Can Use…WHEN and WHERE you want it.
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Here is what is coming your way in September:
JONESBORO – Social Media Marketing Basics – Thursday, September 6th, 9-11:30 am ASU Delta Center for Economic Development. Instructor: Herb Lawrence, ASU SBTDC. This Introductory class is perfect for any small business just getting involved with social media, or those still trying to “get their heads” around it. In this basic class we will discuss: What is Social Media anyway? Who uses social media? What is the right social media for my business (should I be on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest or some other site and how do I know? How social media marketing works, and examples of small businesses using social media to grow their companies. See Registration details below.
JONESBORO – Advanced Online Marketing Strategies – Beyond Facebook – Thursday, September 6th, 1-4 pm ASU Delta Center for Economic Development. Instructor: Herb Lawrence, ASU SBTDC. Online marketing is more than just Facebook! In this workshop small business owners will learn how to leverage all of their online assets to engage and connect with customers. Topics will include website marketing, claiming local search, Email marketing as well as using the right social media networks. Attendees will also learn about free (or very low-cost) tools for monitoring, scheduling and connecting with potential customers to drive them to the cash register. Learn easy ways to create great content your customers want! See Registration details below.
MOUNTAIN HOME – Website Marketing and Design – Tuesday, September 18th 1-4 pm Baxter County Library in Mountain Home. Instructor: Steven Trotter, Pleth LLC. Today, having an effective website is critical for most businesses to connect with potential customers. Join us for Website Marketing and Design to learn how to create websites that will make you standout online and set you ahead of your competition. See Registration details below.
BATESVILLE – Fundamentals of LinkedIn – Thursday, September 20th, 1-4 pm Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce. Instructor: Herb Lawrence, ASU SBTDC. LinkedIn is the social media network for business professionals to connect with other professionals. No kittens on pianos or pictures of cute grandkids…the site is for businesses that want to connect with customers to grow their companies. Find out how to leverage the power of LinkedIn for your small business today. Register with the Batesville Chamber of Commerce (870) 793-2378 or email email@example.com.
JONESBORO – Arkansas Sales and Use Tax - Tuesday, September 25th 1-4 pm ASU Delta Center for Economic Development. Instructors: David Rickman, Arkansas Tax Associates, Inc. This 3 hour workshop is designed to inform business owners of current sales tax laws, help them prevent overpayments of sales tax, educate them about the increased risk of audits that they face due to increased compliance audits and show them how to protect themselves from failure to comply with new regulations. See Registration details below.
JONESBORO – Facebook 101 Getting Started with Facebook Pages - Thursday, September 27th, 9-11:30 am ASU Delta Center for Economic Development. Instructor: Herb Lawrence, ASU SBTDC. Introductory workshop for small businesses to get the fundamentals of Facebook marketing. With over 950 MILLION users, your customers are on Facebook. Find out how to create a dynamic Facebook Page for your business, privacy issues, how and what to post, and more. Whether you are NEW to Facebook or already started a great workshop to make sure you are marketing effectively on this network. See Registration details below.
JONESBORO – Facebook 202 Advanced Facebook Marketing Techniques – Thursday, September 27th 1-4 pm ASU Delta Center for Economic Development. Instructor: Herb Lawrence, ASU SBTDC. For small businesses already using Facebook but want to get more from their online marketing with this social media network. Tools, Tips, Apps, and more. Create great content your Fans want to see and drive them to your cash register. See Registration details below.
JONESBORO – 3rd Annual BarCamp Jonesboro – Saturday, September 29th 8 am – 5 pm ASU Delta Center for Economic Development. The only tech conference in Northeast Arkansas which is sponsored by national and local technology leaders, staffed and organized by local volunteers and featuring presentations on topics ranging from creating your own tech startups, social media practices, mobile marketing for small businesses and much more! BarCamp Jonesboro is a full day of technology, creativity, networking, and education. AND…it is FREE with lunch, T-Shirts and SWAGS included. Register today to grab your seat. 3rd Annual BarCamp Jonesboro.
For additional information or questions about any of our workshops contact the Arkansas State University Small Business and Technology Development Center (870) 972-3517 or Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. On Facebook? “Like” our page and always get an additional $5 off all normal registration costs.
Register for any of our September seminars online: at September Workshops. or CALL (870) 972-3517 or email registration to email@example.com