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Welcome Small Business owners, Startups and Serial Entrepreneurs, interested in doing business in and around the Southbay: Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Torrance, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Lawndale. This group is designed to share information with you to grow your business via business networking events, social media workshops and social media marketing consulting.


Deborah Deras, Social Media Goddess (SMG), Motivational Speaker, Author, and organizer of this group is the Social Media Marketing consultant for the Inglewood Chamber of Commerce and the LA South Chamber of Commerce through the Southbay SBDC.


For 1-1 consulting at no cost through the www.SouthbaySBDC.org. Call Martha or Blanca of the SBDC to schedule a session with Deborah Deras for Social Media at 310-225-8277

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To receive a free copy of Deborah's ebook 5 Steps from Likes to Sales, download your copy at http://www.TheSocialMediaGoddess.com

To your success with ease and grace,

Deborah Deras

310-945-5651 office/cell


Upcoming events (4)

How To Do IGTV

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We all have heard of YouTube but did you know Instagram now you can have your own broadcasting networking on Instagram called IGTV. This is one of the newest features that allows you the ability to create long-form videos. You will learn: -How to set up your IGTV -How to post on IGTV -How to edit it my IGTV -What content to post on IGTC -How to convert to sales -And so much more! Instructor: Deborah Deras Cost: FREE Register: https://lasbdcnet.ecenterdirect.com/events/21593

How to Sell Online

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With COVID-19, we know now more than ever we need to have our brand visible and active online. We are posting now on Social Media and in our weekly newsletter but how do we shift from likes to sales. During this webinar you will discover: -How to shift your perception of sales to love it -What income-producing activities can you focus on -The 5 P’s of Marketing applied to online sales success -How to shift the old ways of doing sales to modern online strategies -How effective branding leads to sales -What is an internet sales funnel and why do I need on -7 strategies to close a sale -How to use effective marketing to attract sales -How to use the Power of Synergy -Plus resources to take your sales to the next level -And much more Instructor: Deborah Deras Cost: FREE Register: https://lasbdcnet.ecenterdirect.com/events/21594

YouTube For Business

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Join us to learn how you can use YouTube to market your business: -Understanding Youtube as a Social Media Marketing platform -What content can you put on Youtube -How to optimize and monetize Youtube videos -Simple steps you can do to increase Subscribers -How to integrate with Social Media to increase revenue -How to use Youtube as a Marketing Strategy. Instructor: Deborah Deras Cost: FREE Register: https://lasbdcnet.ecenterdirect.com/events/21599

LinkedIn for Business

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Social Media Gurus say, LinkedIn is THE Platform of 2020. It is the platform for Business to Business business development. You can connect with C-Suite Executives that you may not be able to connect with on any other platform. If you use it strategically you can build your sales funnel without ever leaving your office. During this course: -Identify your best targets. -Fill your pipeline with quality prospects. -Get more customers using LinkedIn. -Book more appointments from networking. -Easily obtain video and written testimonials. -Connect with key decision makers. -How to increase your profile ranking to be seen by more decision makers. -Plus Q&A Instructor: Deborah Deras Cost: FREE Register: https://lasbdcnet.ecenterdirect.com/events/21602

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Instagram Live for Sales

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