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Social Media Musts for Businesses


Event: Social Media Musts for Businesses

Presenter(s): Alex Soeth and Anthony Ciaramella, University of Nevada, Reno MBA Graduate Assistants and Nevada SBDC Business Advisors


Social media has many platforms and is constantly changing and updating, providing vast opportunities for business owners. Entrepreneurs wear many hats, and relying on experts to keep them current and relevant is a smart practice to keep their businesses thriving, while others try to figure things out alone. How are you keeping current with your social media marketing and branding? Join the Nevada SBDC in this must-attend presentation!

Agenda items include:

  • Basics and Tips for using Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram;
  • How to routinely post relevant content for your business;
  • Highlighting the power of Facebook and what that means;
  • Discuss what a “like,” “post,” and “page” are, as well as several other common  terminologies such as the “organic like”;
  • Different marketing strategies to get the most out of your Facebook usage, highlighting good and bad examples to illustrate;
  • Discuss the best 3rd party platforms to help your business run your social media accounts with ease;
  • Details on Twitter, who uses it and if it’s right for your business, as well as its function and common terminologies;
  • Ins and Outs of the platform on a Profile, how it should look, and Newsfeed, best times and best content to tweet;
  • Basics in “Hashtagging”;
  • Instagram and where it stands in Social Media platforms;
  • Demographics of Instagram;
  • How to’s on gaining more followers, views of Instagram, and tips on what to post.

About the Presenter(s):

Alex Soeth is an MBA student at the University of Nevada, Reno College of Business and serves as a business development adviser for the Nevada Small Business Development Center. Alex specializes in developing business plans, website analysis, research and social media. Alex is an avid user of all social media and keeps current with the constantly changing internet culture.

Anthony Ciaramella is a graduate student in the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno and serves as a business development adviser in the Nevada Small Business Development Center. Anthony's emphases are in Strategic Communications, marketing and social media. Anthony is an early adapter who strives to help individuals make sense of the ever changing media landscape.

Date: Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Time: 5:30 - 8:30 PM

Location: Redfield Campus, 18600 Wedge Parkway - Nell J Redfield Bldg A, Room 213

City: Reno

Fee: No Charge

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