May 13, 2012

Toolkit: Learn Facebook In 3 Easy Steps

With more and more people choosing to use Facebook to connect with and share their opinions on local businesses, you can’t afford to ignore this most-used social network.

Luckily, you don’t have to do it alone. Kelly Quinones Miller, founder of SocialSanford, will present five seminars in the next month all about Facebook for Businesses.

Don’t miss out on these free or low-cost educational opportunities:

At the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce:
  • Lunch & Learn: Introduction to Facebook (Beginner)
    When: Tuesday, May 22 (11:30am–1pm)
    Description: Everyone's talking about it, but that doesn't make joining Facebook easy. Come learn the basics of creating a page and making connections that strengthen your brand. This is the perfect seminar for beginners.
  • Lunch & Learn: Timeline for Facebook Pages (Intermediate)
    When: Thursday, May 31 (11:30am–1pm)
    Description: Enhance your customer relationships and build social media buzz by creating a vibrant, informative Timeline for your business. And if you've never created a page for your business, don't worry -- Timeline is new for everyone! Learn what's new, what to focus on -- and what's a waste of your time.
  • Lunch & Learn: Make the Most of Your Timeline Page (Advanced)
    When: Thursday, June 14 (11:30am–1pm)
    Description: You've created your page and started posting. Now what? Learn how to track your success, build loyalty, hold giveaways, and more. This seminar is for experienced Facebookers, or those who've attended the Introduction to Facebook and Create A Stunning Timeline For Your Business Page seminars.
To register: Each seminar costs $10 and includes lunch. To attend, you must pre-register by calling the Chamber at 919-775-7341 or going to their website.

At the Dennis Wicker Civic Center:
  • Using Facebook To Market Your Business
    When: Wednesday, May 30 (10am–12pm)
    Description: More than 800 million people log onto Facebook each day. Find out why your business should reach out to the many people (and their networks) sitting in this audience.
  • Facebook Pages for Beginners (Workshop)
    When: Wednesday, June 6 (10am–12pm)
    Description: Learn how to create a Facebook page from scratch! You will be guided step-by-step through the process of creating a page for your business or organization, including setting up a personal account, setting a cover image and thumbnail, and sharing your new page with others. This class is limited to 12 attendees, so make sure you grab your seat quickly!
To register: The seminars are free. Call (919) 774-6442 or email to pre-register. All seminars are subject to cancellation, so make sure you register in advance!


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