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Marketing & Social Media

Introduction to Social Media
Social media allows people to discover, read, and share the news, information, and content to form relationships for personal and business purposes. It can take many different forms. In this class, we will get you started with a few of the most popular venues for business use including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, and more. Find out why millions are discovering social networking to be profitable both socially and professionally.
Tuition: $60** (fee based, no waivers)
Tue Aug 15 9AM-12PM Gateway Campus Lab D XE-302 8427 #9396
Thu Oct 05 9AM-12PM Gateway Campus Lab B XE-302 8145 #2589
Fri Dec 08 1PM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab D XE-302 8144 #2588
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Marketing Strategies for Today and Tomorrow

Learn the timeless marketing basics that every business owner must know including marketing metrics, targeting by profiling, advertising, sales, customer service, web strategies, and more.

Tuition: $70 (includes $40 in fees*)
Sat Sep 23 9AM-4PM Laurel College Center XB-340 M1609 #2566
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Marketing Your Business on Facebook
Come learn why your business can’t afford to ignore social media. In fact, anyone who wants to promote an organization, image, cause, or product needs to have a Facebook presence. Businesses and institutions are using it to find new customers, build online communities of fans, and collect valuable demographic information. You can easily create a web presence with Facebook, even if you don’t already have a website. Find out what you need to know to get started now. Prerequisite: Students must have a Facebook account.
Tuition: $60** (fee based, no waivers)
Tue Aug 15 1PM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab D XE-560 8428 #9397
Thu Oct 05 1PM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab B XE-560 8146 #2595
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Practical Marketing for a Small Business
Does your business advertise? Do you have seasonal sales promotions in place? Are you getting a fair return from the distribution of fliers and other printed materials? Is your website attracting new business? Is your business active in social media? This class will connect all the dots for your small business success in the “New Era of Marketing.” You will be empowered with the tools to develop a dynamic, concentrated, and effective communication strategy. Instructor Pedro Marin has corporate and entrepreneurial strategic marketing experience. .8 CEUs.
Tuition: $105 (includes $40 in fees*)
Tue Oct 17-Oct 31 6:30PM-9PM Gateway Campus XB-501 6050 #7813
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