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Morris Minnesota 607 Pacific Avenue 56267

University of Minnesota Extension is offering a series of online webinars to teach small business owners and managers about using various online tools strategically and having a more effective online presence. Registration is $20 which allows you to attend as many webinars as you like from the list below. The webinars will be recorded in case you miss the live sessions.

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Please register online at http://www.regonline.com/smallbusinessonlinewebinars

WEBINAR TOPICS

1. Mobile eMarketing - Wednesday, March 28th from 11am to 12pm

• Mobile devices like iPhones and Androids are generating the bulk of internet traffic these days. Attend this webinar to learn strategies for

connecting with the mobile crowd with such tools as mobile websites, mobile apps, QR codes, and digital coupons.

2. Getting found on Maps - Wednesday, April 11th from 11am to 12pm

• From Google Maps to Yelp, people are relying on location based services to find goods and services. Attend this webinar to learn about the different ways people are findings places to go, and how to make your business a destination.

3. Facebook for business - Tuesday, April 24th from 11am to 12pm

• You have a facebook business page but are struggling to make good use of it. Attend this workshop to learn examples of strategies and tactics various small businesses are using to engage with customers.

4. Using Pinterest for market research - Tuesday, May 8th from 11am to 12pm

• Pinterest is the hottest new social media tool. Find out how and why people are using it. We will explore several ways businesses can use Pinterest to discover market trends and for marketing.

5. Getting high on Google (Basics of SEO) - Tuesday, May 22nd from 11am to 12pm

• How easy is your business to find on Google Search? Attend this workshop to learn some straight-forward ways to get higher on Google search

KNOWLEDGE TO HELP SMALL BUSINESS USE INTERNET TECHNOLOGY BETTER

Doing Business Online - Webinar Series

PLEASE REGISTER AT:

HTTP://WWW.REGONLINE.COM/SMALLBUSINESSONLINEWEBINARS

The website address / URL to attend the webinars will provided after you register.

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Adeel Ahmed has been teaching, writing, and researching about effective internet use for small business since beginning his career in Extension in 2006. Prior to that he was helping large business make effective use of the internet in a number of highly technical positions at Northwest Airlines, Koch Industries, and Emerson Process Management. His specialty is in mobile ecommerce (e.g. marketing and selling to the iPhone and Android crowd) and in location based services (e.g. getting found on Google Maps and Mapquest). You can find his musings on Facebook and work material on http://z.umn.edu/Adeel

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:

Adeel Ahmed

ahme0004@umn.edu

320-203-6109

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