Are you looking for local networking & professional development ? Come join us in Silver Spring!
WHO: Women Business Owners (& business-owners-to-be!)
WHEN: 4th Fridays from 2-3:30pm
WHERE: Bump n Grind Coffee Shop on Rt 410 in Downtown Silver Spring
WHY: Networking, collaboration, referrals, professional growth, support...
RSVP: Required due to limited space
BRING: Business Cards (25+) and a Name Tag (recycled from another event or home-made)
QUESTIONS?: Message the SSWBO Team via MeetUp
OUR SPEAKER: Romona Foster, will be covering marketing ideas in the digital world for us. Her bio is below:
Romona Fosteris a highly endorsed social media trainer and consultant teaching small businesses and nonprofit show to leverage and brand their businesses through the use of social media. She is an engaging speaker who is passionate about all things related to social media marketing. She trains groups and individuals on how to use LinkedIn, how to market on Facebook, all about Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Google+, the best practices of Email Marketing, Online Marketing, and Personal Branding. In addition, she serves as Social Media Director for Black Educational Events/HBCU Today and manages social media accounts for a number of small businesses and nonprofits.She was listed as one of the “best in tech” at DC Web Women’s Code(Her) Conference. She was a guest content strategy speaker for the Code(Her) Conference, has spoken to thousands of small business owners and nonprofits –and, conducted workshops and webinars for several organizations including: “The ABCs of Social Media and How to Utilize It For Your Business”for ACT-IAC, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and AARP, “Online Marketing for Bowie State University College of Business, “Grow Your Business with Email and Social Media Marketing” for the Greater Brookland Business Association, “How to Manage Your Social Media: Dedicating 60 Minutes or Less” for The Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce & Arlington Economic Development’s BizLaunch, “How to Market Your Events for Maximum Exposure & Profit” for the National Association of Real Estate Brokers, “Google Partners Connect”for Google, “Developing Social Media Content for Supply Chain Management” for the Institute for Supply Management –Northern Virginia, “Boost Your Marketing” for SCORE DC, “Leveraging the Power of LinkedIn: Personal Branding for Sales Professionals” for the National Sales Network DC-Baltimore chapter, “Getting Started with Email Marketing” for the Delta Research and Educational Foundation, “Grow Your Business with Email + Social Media” for the DC Chamber of Commerce, “Social Media Marketing Made Simple” at the Microsoft Store, and "Discover the Power of Twitter Tweet-A-Thon Style" for Social Media Week, Washington, DC.Romona has also served as a small business coach at Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton’s DC Small Business Fair, a guest panelist for SCORE’s Grow Your Business Conference& Expo“Affordable Marketing and Sales Strategies for Small Business”, the Maryland Hispanic Business Conference “Reach & Sell to the Hispanic Market” andNational Black MBA Association, Inc. Washington DC Chapter’s Pre-Conference Career Expo: “Using Social Media Networking to Advance Your Career” and “Branding: What Sets YouApart From Other Job Seekers?”She has twice been featured on Morgan State University’s WEAA 88.9 FM’s Briefcase Workshop Radio program and has recorded five radio promos on Clear Channel Media + Entertainment's WASH-FM (97.1) for Constant Contact.She is also a featured contributor withBusiness2Community.comand is a Constant Contact Community blogger.Romona is a Constant Contact Authorized Local Expert, certified Social Media Marketing Presenter, and Email Marketing Trainer. She is also a three-time recipient of the Constant Contact ALL STAR Award.