New Meetup: Success with Social Media: A Guide for Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

From: Mitchell L.
Sent on: Saturday, January 9, 2010 4:43 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for Silicon Valley Business (Marketing/Sales/BizDev) Meetup!

What: Success with Social Media: A Guide for Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

When: Wednesday, January 27,[masked]:30 PM

Price: $20.00 per person

Where:
Intero Real Estate
10275 N De Anza Blvd
Cupertino, CA 95014
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WHAT: Success with Social Media: A Guide for Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs
COST: $20 fee until Jan 25th, ($25 from Jan 26th)
DATE: January 27 5:30-8:30pm
NOTE: Get a free copy of " 42 Rules of Social Media for Small Business" by Jennifer L. Jacobson
BOOK INFO: http://happyabout.info/42rules/social-media-business.php

LOCATION: Intero, 10275 N De Anza Blvd, Cupertino, CA 95014
REGISTER: RSVP in the space above
MAKE PAYMENT: Use this url [http://tinyurl.com/happyabout01] to pay with credit card or PayPal
5:30-6:30 Signup and networking
6:30-7:30 Interactive talk with Jennifer L. Jacobson
7:30-7:50 Announcements
7:50-8:30 Additional networking

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Detail:
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Subject: Success with Social Media: A Guide for Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

Learn the art of growing your business through social media platforms like FaceBook, Twitter, and YouTube, with specific, easy-to-follow guidelines from the new book '42 Rules of Social Media for Small Business.' Go behind the scenes with the author, to learn how to maximize your businesses' potential in the social space.

Whether you're new to social media, or a FaceBook addict, this forum is tailored to help you understand when to communicate, where to communicate, and how to communicate across any social media platform. Learn that communication is communication both on and offline (Rule 2), how to spoon feed the press (rule 31), as well as how to publicize company events (Rule 36), all infused with advice from small business owners across the country and professionals out of companies like Twitter, eBay, BlogHer, Mashable and more.

Topics that will be covered will include:

  • A firm understanding of how to communicate your business effectively in the social media space
  • An understanding of why social media is important for business growth, and how to make it work for you
  • A realistic, clear set of goals for your social media business growth plan
  • Troubleshooting tools, for when things don't go according to plan
  • Real-World, repeatable methods for using social media to grow business



If you want to be a better at social networking, pick up Jennifer's book or come to this event an get a copy of her book for free.

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About the Presenter:
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Jennifer L. Jacobson is a Silicon Valley based author and communicator with over a decade of experience in media, strategic outreach, and public relations. Jennifer has been featured as a Social Media authority in PBS's Nightly Business Report, The San Jose Mercury News, The Silicon Valley Business Journal, KPFA, PlayBoy Radio and a variety of other media outlets. Jennifer is the founder of Jacobson Communication and currently the Director of Public Relations for Retrevo.com, one of the top three consumer electronics shopping and review sites in the world. She has had her clients featured in many prominent media outlets including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, BusinessWeek, SmartMoney, Oprah & Friends, and Reuters. Jennifer has helped many companies grow including LookSmart Ltd., MerchantCircle, PNN.com, MarketCulture, and Impact Marketing. Jennifer has a Masters Degree in Broadcast Communications and enjoys creating new media projects in her spare time. Jennifer can be found on Twitter at http://twitter.com/jcommunication

Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/HappyAbout/calendar/12273592/

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