VGCC Seminar helps Small Businesses use Social Networking sites

A free seminar offered by Vance-Granville Community College will seek to help local small businesses stay competitive in the changing online world of social networking. The Small Business Center seminar, entitled “Facebook and Social Networking to Enhance Your Business,” will be held from 9 a.m. until noon on Thursday, Sept. 15 in room 7107 of Building 7 on the college’s main campus in Vance County.

In the seminar, instructor Martin Brossman of Raleigh will show participants how using popular social networking sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Inside Area Codes can make their businesses more visible on the Internet, help develop lasting client relationships and attract new customers. Brossman will emphasize establishing a dynamic Facebook profile as a current strategy for expanding their marketing and moving ahead of the competition. Also included in the seminar are basic online etiquette techniques and information on developing a positive online presence.

VGCC Small Business Center Director Diane Finch advised that space is limited for this free seminar. To reserve a seat, pre-register by calling the Small Business Center at (252) 738-3275 or 738-3240.