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How to maximize social media for my small business

Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Location: Rollo Centre

What does it mean to do social media research? If you think it's boring, you're wrong! The art of listening is what defines a business that is "socially intelligent". It's all about knowing your crowd, and engaging with them in a meaningful way. This module is designed to put you OUT THERE and known in your online community. We will discover easy ways to cut through the techno-babble and really "get" what people are doing and talking about. We'll demonstrate how to find the coolest people in your business niche and engage with them, and how to smoothly build up your following!

Instructor: Deidre Tansey of Ampersand Media

COST:      Chamber Members: $25      Non-members: $35

What the heck should I write on social media?

Date: Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Location: Rollo Centre

How do you know what to write on social media? What is the right thing to say, and what's the wrong thing to say? The answer (of course) is to have a strategy! By looking at the big picture, you can have a plan of what to create as part of your bigger story. We'll look at your content ideas and give feedback, as well as provide some content stimulators and jumpstarts. By creating a plan, knowing what to write becomes EASY AS PIE! You won't be able to stop coming up with new ideas, and keep your social media streams on-target with your branding.

Instructor: Deidre Tansey of Ampersand Media

COST:      Chamber Members: $25      Non-members: $35

Manners and Charm in Social Media for Business

Date: Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: Mad Rona's Coffee Bar

In the world's largest popularity contest, social media winners are the ones who can master etiquette and influence, also known as good, old-fashioned manners and charm. Don't be a wallflower at this party! We'll share three top-secret tips for learning how to interact on social media. The trick is to examine the real facts and data: let's walk you through checking your numbers, and know right away if your efforts are working. Turn lookers into buyers by being the belle of the ball, and you'll always be a real social media professional!

Instructor: Deidre Tansey of Ampersand Media

COST:      Chamber Members: $25      Non-members: $35

Chamber NEWS

Nov 23, 2016 - Gabriola Fitness Centre was selected as the 2016 Gabriola Business of the Year - Gabriola Sounder News

2016 Business of the Year - Gabriola Fitness Centre

June 7, 2016 - Madrona Marketplace wins Commercial Building Award - Gabriola Sounder News

Madrona Marketplace Award

May 23, 2016 - Gabriola's Folklife Village celebrates milestone. - Nanaimo News Bulletin

Folklife Village Plaque

April 28, 2016 - Kelsey & Monica Rush from Bikini Empire are profiled - Vancouver Sun

Bikini Empire Article - Vancouver Sun 2016-04-28

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