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REAP…the Rural Enterprise Assistance Project from the Center for Rural Affairs…and  the University of Nebraska-Extension are joining forces this Thursday (Sept 12) to offer a workshop in Chadron on social media marketing.

Make the Most of Social Media Marketing runs from 9:30-3:00 at Chadron State College in Old Admin 131.

“As a business owner, you may wonder why some online businesses seem to have all the luck – well maybe it isn’t luck after all,” commented Monica Braun, REAP WBC Director with the Center for Rural Affairs. “Businesses that spend time thinking about their customers, carefully choose the appropriate online marketing tools, and then effectively engage their customers are the ones who succeed.  As you begin to make the most of social media marketing – you will want to explore the options.”

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Educators, Jenny Nixon and Connie Hancock will share their online marketing expertise with workshop participants. Entrepreneurs, local business owners and anyone else interested are encouraged to attend.

“Your Online presence is bigger than what you create – through this workshop we will explore creating a social media strategy that allows you to build on your reputation and choose the online marketing tools that fit your needs,” said Hancock.

What: Make the Most of Social Media Marketing Workshop

When and Where:
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Chadron, Nebraska
Chadron State College
Former CSC Adm. Building
Room 131 Computer Lab
9:30 to 11:30 a.m.–Workshop
1:00 to 3:00 p.m.–Q & A –  Round Table for Social Media

Experts will answer workshop participants’ questions on using Facebook, Pinterest, etc., review participants website SEO, or check out Landing Pages.

“Whatever your online marketing questions, the experts will answer it,” concluded Braun.

To register, contact Jenny Nixon: jnixon@unl.edu or 308-668-2428. For more information contact Connie Hancock, UNL Extension at 308-254-4455 or chancock1@unl.edu.

For more information about REAP and its services, visit: www.cfra.org/reap.

The REAP Women’s Business Center is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S Small Business Administration. SBA’s funding is not an endorsement of any products, opinions, or services. All SBA funded programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested in advance. Contact Monica Braun at (402) 643-2673.