Hands-On Workshops Help Small Businesses Build and Promote Facebook Fan Pages

Series of workshops offered on 9/14, 9/28 and 10/27 in the Seattle area help small businesses make the most of Facebook Fan Pages for marketing.

Online PR News – 08-September-2010 – – Seattle, WA, September 7, 2010 – Blockbeta Marketing is offering a 3-part series of Facebook workshops at the Mercer Island Community Center near Seattle on September 14th, 28th and October 7th. The hands-on classes are designed to help small businesses market themselves more effectively through their Facebook Fan pages.

The first of the series on 9/14/2010 serves as an introduction to the topic and begins by explaining the different types of pages: personal profiles, fan pages, groups and communities. Through a combination of lecture and hands-on-their-laptops format, the students learn to create their own Fan pages, customized with images, text and applications.

This workshop is also preparation for part 2 (Promoting Facebook Fan Pages for Beginners) and part 3 of the series (Enhancing Facebook Fan Pages for Intermediates) being held on 9/28 and 10/7. All classes run from 10am-12:45pm.

The registration fee for each class is $45 and includes about 1 1/2 hours of instruction, an hour of hands-on exercises and 1/4 hour of Q&A; a comfortable classroom setting with Wi-Fi; take-home packet with presentation handout and tip sheet; and free parking. Early registration discounts are available for Parts 2 and 3. More information and registration


Robbin Block, founder of Blockbeta Marketing and author of “Social Persuasion: Making Sense of Social Media for Small Business” available from Amazon combines the best of traditional and new media like nobody's business. She believes strategy always comes first when it comes to marketing and that no one tool, even Facebook, will make a company successful -- it’s just part of a well-conceived plan. With over 25 years of experience, she's given hundreds of engaging and often humorous presentations that deliver a dash of economic theory with a healthy dose of New York skepticism.

Robert Lani is a Social Agent at Venu, a Blockbeta subsidiary specializing in social media marketing for events and entertainment. Robert has been instrumental in growing attendance, fan base, and revenue for local entertainers through day-to-day social media interactions on Facebook, Twitter and local social sites.

Mercer Island Community Center:
8236 SE 24th Street
Mercer Island, WA 98040

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