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Social Media Basics for Your Small Business – Visually Speaking

Wed 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

This workshop will help you begin using the more “visual” forms of social media to reach your audience. We’ll discuss platforms such as Instagram and Pinterest and learn how to bring content into them with ease. In this workshop, you will learn how to set up these accounts for your business and how to create engaging and useful messaging with your brand on it. Additional takeaways include how content impacts your website traffic, fun and enjoyable use of these channels, ways to make your content shareable, and best practices for messaging on these accounts.

Speaker(s): Deb Kolaras, Founder/Owner of Marketing Java

Co-Sponsor(s): Longmont Economic Development Partnership and City of Longmont

This workshop is best suited for: • New users to social media, with less than 150 fans/followers, or no accounts at all • Small and micro business owners and their staff • Those seeking a basic level class • Those who took the first social media class on March 2 Speaker bio: Deb Kolaras is founder of Marketing Java, a 20+ year-old Boulder-based agency that specializes in digital marketing services, training and support for small businesses. She serves on the board of the YMCA of Boulder Valley, and previously on the boards of the Louisville and Lafayette Chambers of Commerce, and the Mile High Business Alliance. She’s been a speaker at SBDC’s Northglenn campus, and is currently is a lecturer at CU’s Leeds School of Business, and is a mentor in the Leeds Professional Mentorship Program. Further mentoring service includes her advisory work for both the Family and Consumer Sciences and Marketing Advisory Committees at Centaurus High School, and marketing mentor with GoCode Colorado. *Thanks to sponsorship from the City of Longmont and the Longmont Economic Development Partnership, current and prospective city of Longmont businesses can attend at no cost! The Colorado Small Business Development Center Network is partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration. The support given by the U.S. Small Business Administration through such funding does not constitute an expressed or implied endorsement of any of the co-sponsors' or participants' opinions, products or services. The Colorado SBDC is a partnership between the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, the U.S. Small Business Administration, Colorado's institutions of higher education, and local development organizations.

Fee: $ 45.00

Phone: 303-442-1475


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