Google-ize My Business (Part 1)
For a great opportunity to increase your online marketing performance, take advantage of this free seminar on Thursday, April 9, at the Blount County Public Library in Dorothy Herron Room A.
Bring or purchase lunch at the Bookmark Café and network at 11:30 a.m. or just come for the program which begins at noon and continues until 3 p.m.
The seminar is co-sponosred by Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC), Blount Partnership, and the Blount County Public Library.
Learn how to optimize your Google presence and develop an online and inbound marketing strategy.
Learn ways to take charge of your online marketing:
- Key onsite SEO tips.
- Why and how blogging can help you outperform your competitors.
- Which social media outlet is best for your target audience.
- Why your should have a mobile-friendly website.
- How Google My Business can boost your presence.
- And much more!
The speakers will be Sandi Sturm, Inbound Marketing Specialist, and Wayne Sturm, Google Business Maps View Photographer.
The seminar is free but registration is required at www.tsbdc.org/training/. Contacting SBDC at 865-246-2663 for more information.
Google-ize My Business (Part 2) will be on Tuesday, April 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m in Dorothy Herron Room A. To get the most out of program, attend Part 1 first.
Attendees need to bring a laptop computer, have a Gmail account, business address and phone number. The Sturms will show how to set up Google accounts that enrich a business profile with Google Maps, Google Search and Google Plus. Participants will learn the importance of name, address, phone, the effectiveness of getting reviews and monitoring reviews on Google as well as how to use the “Google My Business dashboard.” Participants are welcome to bring or purchase lunch at the library’s Bookmark Café.
The program is co-sponsored by the Blount County Public Library, located at 508 N. Cusick Street, Maryville. For further information about library programs or services, call the library at 982-0981 or visit the Web site at www.blounttn.org/197.