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SBA offers free one-hour webinar on how to start using social media in business

So when the US Small Business Administration starts offering free webinars on how to use social media in your business, you gotta wonder. Is anybody out there not using Facebook, YouTube, Twitter or Pinterest?

We'll assume most of you who haven't are just a bit busy. Or you're inclined to wait for the next big thing.

OK, but still. The offer is free. Why not give it a try?

The opportunity starts next Wednesday, April 24, when the US SBA and W20 Group will launch a five-topic  webnar to give owners a chance to assess how to use social media.

It's listed as an Introduction to Social Media: Helping You Get Started. It starts at 10 a.m. Pacific time on the 24th.

You have to register at this link.: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6526746452209580800.  

In future webinars, the topics will include blogging, content for Facebook, using Twitter, and using location-based marketing.

Kevin Parker, the business owner, to discuss social media Thursday

There's Kevin Parker the state legislator. There's Keven Parker the business owner.
 
That second guy is the featured speaker at Thursday's Numerica and Whitworth Small Business Support Center (SBSC) discussion, running 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

It's at the Numerica Credit Union at 405 E. Farwell Road.
 
Parker is owner of a number of Spokane area Dutch Bros. coffee shops. He's going to discuss business growth and the use of social media to propel a small business.
 
Thursday's event is sponsored by Numerica Credit Union, Petit Chat Village Bakery and www.cureforcat.com. and Whitworth University.
  

 

GSI sponsoring a primer on social media

Greater Spokane Incorporated is sponsoring Social Media 101: Engaging Social Media for Beginners and Skeptics.

It runs from 8 to 9:30 a.m. on Oct. 21 at the GSI office, 801 W. Riverside. Presenters will be Andrei Mylroie and Emily Easley of Desautel Hege Communications. It’s $15 for GSI members, $30 otherwise.

Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Foursquare …. if those mean nothing to you and you’re looking to broaden your company’s message to potential customers, social media might be an option.

Pirillo event moved to the Bing

One more adjustment in the Chris Pirillo visit to Spokane was announced this week by the event host, LaunchPad Inland Northwest.

Pirillo will be visiting town to talk about social media and marketing on June 29, next Tuesday.

But the venue has changed. It’s now scheduled at the Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague, in downtown Spokane.

The time is still the same: 5:30 to 8 p.m. Pirillo has written “Poor Richard’s E-mail Publishing” and “Online! The Book,” along with several e-books. He lives in Seatte.

You should make reservations for the event to insure seating. Tickets are $15 in advance and $25 at the door. For information or to register to to www.launchpadinw.com.

Chris Pirillo LaunchPad event rescheduled

The original June 15 evening with Chris Pirillo, sponsored by LaunchPad Inland Northwest, has been rescheduled to June 29.  Pirillo, a Seattle area tech guy and blogger, had conflicts and had to reschedule, said LaunchPad director Bill Kalivas.

The location remains the same, the Red Lion Skyline Ballroom, 201 W. North River Drive, in downtown Spokane.  Hours are 5:30 to 8 p.m.  He’ll talk about social media and marketing.

For more information, go to the LaunchPad event link.

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