James Sprunt Community College Small Business Center “Social Media for Businesses” Fall 2013 with Martin Brossman


James Sprunt Community College Small Business Center
“Social Media for Businesses” Fall 2013
James Sprunt Community College, Kenansville, NC  28349
with Martin Brossman 

Learn how to use social media to marketing your company!!!


Martin Brossman - Social Media - Raleigh NCSocial media expert, Martin Brossman from Raleigh will be back with us for this series! 

Martin is founder and current facilitator of Professional Networking on the Web at the Capital City Club, and is the most sought after social media expert in North Carolina.  He has published several books on the subject including Social Media for Business and Linking  Into Sales: Using LinkedIn to Support the Selling Cycle.

  • Growing Your Business with Social Media – Thursday, Sept. 5 – Social media is the new competitive advantage. This dynamic overview of Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, Instagram,YouTube, blogging and free online directories will give you an introduction to how they may all be used to give your business a boost!!
  • Facebook for Business – Thursday, Sept. 19 – Facebook is not only the number one social media site for personal information, but has become a must for businesses! This session will cover the importance of having a Facebook page for your business, how to set it up, and monitor it to maximize free exposure to your customers.
  • LinkedIn to Drive Revenue for Your Business – Wednesday, Oct. 9 – Business owners and other professionals are tapping into the strategic power of Linkedin and other social tools to increase sales, shorten the sales cycle and accelerate trust. If you are not already on Linkedin, you need to be! This session will teach you how to establish your own Linkedin page, and show you how it can help drive your business and career!
  • Marketing Your Business Using Free Online Directories – Tuesday, Nov. 5 – When customers/visitors are considering spending money in your town, they go first to their phones and tablets, which draw from the online directories to make their decision. Is your business ready to be found?
  • Mobile Marketing – The New Direction for Engaging Customers – Nov. 13 – As a small business owner, you may be missing a large population of your market if you have not yet discovered the importance of being found and looking good on a phone or a tablet. This training will instruct you in having a mobile web presence, using QR codes, apps and how to place and track mobile ads. Many of your customers are now searching for you and your products through their smartphones. Will they find you or your competition? This class will include free and low cost ways to embrace the power of mobile for your business.
  • eCommerce for Your Business and Blogging – Nov 20 – Debit cards are now the preferred way consumers are paying for everything!!! Are you taking advantage of low cost ways to accept money online and in person from your customers? Learn how accept money online and with your smart phone to get that money in your bank account fast using tools such as Paypal and Square!!! It has been proven that businesses that have learn to blog effectively increase their followers/customers. Learn how WordPress and Blogger can work for your business.

If you pre-register and show up to the 1st class you get a free copy of Martin new book: Supercharge Your Business with the Right Web Presence!

Location:            James Sprunt Community College  – Kenansville –   Boyette Building, Room 113

                        Time:                 1:00 – 4:00

                        Bring Laptop:   This is optional, but for the hands-on experience,

                                                  you are welcome to bring your laptop or tablet.

 To register for these free seminars, call 910-296-2431 or sbc@jamessprunt.edu .


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