• Visiting us in Nelson County? Be sure to check out our Resources for Visitors •

Central VA SBDC – Blogging for Small Business Seminar

This event has passed.
Central VA SBDC – Blogging for Small Business Seminar
June 24, 2013 9:00 am
June 24, 2013 4:00 pm
Omni Charlottesville Hotel
Central VA SBDC

Google Map
212 Ridge McIntire Rd., Charlottesville, VA, 22903

Join Ray Sidney-Smith, Web & Mobile Strategist and President of W3 Consulting, as he takes you from Web marketing novice to Small Business Blogger Maven!


The Social Media revolution has come and the change is enduring. Are you ready? If you’re not sure, come discover what the foundation of a new marketing paradigm: a blog.  With over 156 million blogs publishing countless posts every day, your survival on Main Street is going to depend in large part on how potential customers find you on the Internet superhighway. Small businesses can leverage blogs to establish an open channel of communication with their customers and potential buyers, especially by being found through Google and other search engines. Fact: when small businesses engage regularly and consistently with their blog and audience, they expand their market base.


In this full-day workshop, we take each Small Business owner from what blogging is, its importance, and then actually help you launch your blog by the end of the workshop with up to 30 topics ready to write when you walk out the door!


In this fast-paced and informative session, W3 Consulting covers:

  • What is a blog?
  • Why blog as a Small Business?
  • Blog Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).
  • Best-practices for blogging for Small Business, especially finding time to blog and what kind of blog you should start.
  • How to set up a blog.


Who should attend?

  • Small business owners
  • Small business, solo- and micro- entrepreneurs
  • Office and retail managers and supervisors
  • Executive and administrative assistants


Here’s what every attendee leaves with:

  • a foundation of and strategy for blogging as a Small Business;
  • Bloggery: Small Business Blog Mastery ebook or paperback copy (your choice);
  • a blog launched using Blogger.com, WordPress.com, or a WordPress installation on their website (via their host if capable or through our W3C Web Services); and,
  • up to 30 blog topics or themes for their new small business blog. It’s usually an exhilarating and exhausting day for everyone!

We will also be available on Twitter during the seminar using the hashtag #blogcville via @w3consulting so you can ask questions, give feedback and get clarification from our presenter and the Twitterverse live in the room.


RSVP today and join us on June 24th, 2013!

Click HERE to RSVP today.


This Workshop is 1 of 2 being offered!  Google You small Business will be presented in Charlottesville, Virginia June 25, 2013.  For the BEST DEAL order the “2 day package admission now and attend both, comprehensive, workshops.  Early Admission Discounts available.



The first 10 registrants to register for the two-day seminar pass get a complimentary Web Marketing strategy session with Ray Sidney-Smith.

Follow Us on Facebook and Twitter


The Central Virginia Small Business Development Center is now on Facebook and Twitter.

Sign-up to receive up to date information on workshops and useful advice on operating a small business.

   Central Virginia SBDC on Facebook    

    Central Virginia SBDC on Twitter