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Calendar of Events

September 18, 2013

Central VA SBDC Workshop – Doing Business in a GAFA World – Google,Apple,Facebook, Amazon

·  Are you currently spending money with traditional media and frustrated with the results?

·  What are the three keys to success with promoting your business on  Facebook?

·  What other platforms are useful and what demographics do they reach? Is there an easy way to be on several platforms?

·  Do you know what Vine is and are you using it?

Businesses operating in today’s marketplace need to understand the importance of having a presence on the big social media networks and on the web.   Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon are just some of the tools with which small businesses can differentiate themselves with internet marketing.

Increase your retail presence, attract more traffic and improve your sales by smartly embracing relevant social media technologies and strategies. Information for all levels will be presented.  This seminar will cover marketing websites, utilizing a business Facebook page, and the three Internet must haves for a small business:

·         Mobile Enabled Website

·         Review sites

·         QR codes

Join Marc Willson, retail consultant for theVirginia SBDC and national expert on retail, restaurant and small business issues,to learn about doing business in a digital world.

Fee:  Register at www.cvsbdc.org

After each seminar, we will schedule Marc to meet one-on-one with local businesses for free on-site reviews and consultation.  You’ll take away your own action plan for improvement, with follow-up meetings available with an SBDC consultant.  If you are interested in taking advantage of this free consultation, contact the CV SBDC office.

Start:September 18, 2013 8:00 am
End:September 18, 2013 9:45 am
Venue: Nelson Center
Phone:434-975-0224
Address:
8445 Thomas Nelson Highway, Lovingston, 22980
Cost:Fee