NEW! Brown Bag Marketing Series
The prospect of marketing your business can be overwhelming, especially when you are a small business with an even smaller budget. The good news is that there are marketing tools that don’t have to break the bank. Learn how to get found online, attract new customers and grow your business. Bring your lunch and join us!
Wednesdays, September 14 - December 14 (4 Sessions), 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
All sessions held at the College of Lake County, Southlake Campus – Vernon Hills, on the second Wednesday of each month beginning September 14, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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Cost: $25 per session. Series Cost: $75 (A $25 savings!)
Master Internet Marketing: Email, Social & Online Advertising
Wednesday, September 14, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Internet marketing is more than creating a web site. You need to convert visitors to customers, move your company website to the top of Google, Yahoo, and Bing search engines, and put Facebook, LinkedIn & Twitter to work for your business. Learn how to create and execute an effective professional email marketing campaign without paying expensive experts. Figure out which social media platform is best for your business. Get your business noticed and close more sales by learning how to stand out and stay on top of the latest online marketing techniques!
Online Advertising versus Search Engine Optimization
Wednesday, October 12, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Want your business to be listed on the first page of Google or other search engines? Learn about sponsored search results and the importance of search engine optimization (SEO) for your website. Find out if you should set up a pay-per-click campaign (PPC) when using popular search engines (Google, Bing, Yahoo), or a social media site (Facebook, Twitter etc.). Learn the difference between online advertising versus SEO, and best practices for both. Take this workshop and come away with a good idea of which online marketing tool is best for your business! Ample time will be assigned to address specific questions.
Email Marketing: Newsletters & Announcements
Wednesday, November 9, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Email is the most cost-effective, targeted, trackable, and efficient way to build and maintain relationships in all types of business and organizations. Discover how communicating with customers regularly can help a small business stay connected, generate increased referrals, repeat sales, and nurture customer loyalty. Learn about the different types of newsletters, permission-based email marketing and how to become a trusted sender, increasing deliverability and open rates, integration with social media marketing, tracking results and what to do with this information, and more!
Google Explained: Google AdWords, Google Analytics & Google +
Wednesday, December 14, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
What can Google do for your business? How is the whole platform of Google suite of products changing? What’s free and what’s paid? This workshop brings answers to the most common questions business owners have about solutions offered by Google. It is no longer just a leading search engine. Understanding the benefits of using Google products helps business owners make better decisions. Discussion will focus heavily on Google’s advertising platform called Google AdWords and Google Analytics. Analyze Google+, other Google family products and the whole concept of placing your business on a map of local services, ratings, reviews, etc.
Series presented by: Norbert Barszczewski is the President of JP NetQuest, Inc, the company he founded in 2007. His area of expertise includes web development and online marketing (email, social media, PPC, SEO).