Carlsbad California

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2012 Schedule

Get Smart Tech Series | Google Tools January 12th 10:00 am- 12:00 pm

Google resources are far reaching and unfortunately under utilized by most business owners. In this workshop we will discuss Google tools that can help companies do business smarter, faster, and on the go. We will be discussing Gmail, Google apps for business, online presentations, communication, and group collaboration, we will also be looking at Google Voice, Google docs, Google Plus, and much more. Beginner to Intermediate

Get Smart Tech Series | Social Media Organization – January 19th 10:00 am- 12:00 pm

You’ve signed up for every network, social, blogging, and business site you have ever been told about and still you see no results. In this workshop we will streamline and customize your marketing efforts, we will look at the best networks for your business and/or industry, help you setup a realistic schedule for your digital marketing efforts, and utilize the tech tools to manage it all. We look at tools to organize, schedule, automate, analyze, and report on all of your efforts. Beginner to Intermediate

Get Smart Tech Series | Mobile Business  January 26th 10:00 am- 12:00 pm

There seems to be a new mobile gadget every time you turn around, so how do you choose? In this workshop we will look at  iPhones, Androids, Blackberry’s, iPads, tablets, netbooks, and….. We will discuss what the differences are, basic functions of the varying brands, applications that are best for business, digital marketing, and personal use. We will look at carrier pricing plans, networking your mobile devices with home and/or office computers, and presentation tools. Beginner to Intermediate

From Websites to Blogs | Social Media Workshop  March 8th 10:00 am- 12:00 pm

In this 2 hour class we will discuss how to convert more web visitors into customers by creating a great website experience for your visitors.We will look at web design, usability, functionality, and how to analyze analytical data to show what you are doing right, wrong, and/or could do better.

You will learn how to further the reach of your website by sharing business, industry, and community targeted information through blogging. This workshop will show you how blogging and article writing will help increase search engine optimization, supplement and improve current marketing efforts, establish expertise in your field, and build stronger relationships with current and potential clients.

A blog is the central hub of your digital marketing campaign, all roads (Google Searches, Social Media interactions, and Email Communications) should lead to your keyword and content targeted website.

Facebook | Social Media Workshop – March 15th 10:00 am- 12:00 pm

You may already be on Facebook, but are you getting any business out of it?

Facebook with over 800 million users is second only to Google in monthly visitors, if you are trying to get more visibility online Facebook should be an integral part of your internet marketing plan.

In this class we will show you how the most recent changes on Facebook benefit businesses. We will take a step by step approach on how you, your employees and your business can use Facebook profiles, business pages, groups, the blog network, and Facebook ads to increase the reach of your business.

LinkedIn | Social Media Workshop – March 22nd 10:00 am- 12:00 pm

In this class we will teach you how to build on established business connections and create new business building relationships by sharing your expertise on LinkedIn and more than 30 business networks. This class will go over creating a targeted profile, building your network, connecting with key people and companies, using LinkedIn groups, events, tech tools, and much more.

We will also discuss the growth and exposure opportunity that sites like Quora and Focus can give you and your company.

Twitter, Yelp | Social Media Workshop – March 29th 9:00 am- 12:00 pm

In this workshop will breakdown the what, how, and why of the Twitter world. We will show you how Twitter can give you search engine placement, drive more traffic to your website, and put you in front of your next customers.

The Twitter revolution spurred some other great real time, mobile networks that are helping businesses find and connect with potential customers. The beauty of these services are that they are location based , you can see where your clients are, places they frequent, and what they think of you and your competitors. We will discuss Yelp, Foursquare, Google Places, Shopkick, and CauseWorld (Charity Check-ins).

*We have 5 spaces available at the member pricing of $30 per person, it’s first come first serve so contact us today!*


Past Topics Covered:

Introduction to Social Media
Business Blogging and Article Writing
Link Up on LinkedIn and Beyond
Building Business on Facebook
Twitter Your Way to More Business
Video Marketing
Mobile Marketing
Email Marketing
Google Ads and Plans
Making It all Work (Creating the Marketing Plan-targeting, budgeting, scheduling, prioritizing,)

for detailed class descriptions see the Get Smart Web Workshops page

Past GSW Series

Social Media, Digital, and Web Marketing Workshops May 17th – June 23rd 2011 

Social Media, Digital, and Web Marketing Workshops February 24th – March 31st 2011

Social Media, Digital, and Web Marketing Workshops September 30th – October 28th 2010

Social Media and Digital Marketing 101  Workshop Series Jan. 18th – March 22nd 2010

Social Media and Digital Marketing 101  Workshop Series Aug. 17th – Sept. 28th 2009

Advanced Social Media and Web Marketing Nov 2nd – Nov. 16th 2009

Social Media and Digital Marketing 101  Workshop Series Aug. 17th – Sept. 28th 2009