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Marketing & Social Media

Introduction to Social Media
Social media has become extremely popular because it allows people to discover, read and share 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, Instagram, and more. Find out why millions are finding social networking to be profitable both socially and professionally.
Tuition: $60** (fee based, no waivers)
Wed Mar 27 1PM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab C XE-302 8233 #5792
Fri Apr 26 9AM-12PM Gateway Campus Lab E XE-302 8354 #5955
Wed Jun 19 1PM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab C XE-302 8353 #5954
Fri Aug 09 1PM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab E XE-302 8441 #1247
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Make Instagram Work for You *NEW*
More than 25 million companies worldwide are already using Instagram for business, and more than 200 million users visit at least one business profile every day. In this course, we’ll cover the basics of using Instagram for your business or organization and show you how to plan, manage, and optimize your Instagram strategy. 3 hours.
Tuition: $60 (fee based, no waivers)
Fri Aug 09 9AM-12PM Gateway Campus Lab E XA-391 8458 #1267
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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 Jun 01 9AM-4PM Laurel College Center XB-340 M1611 #0657
Sat Jun 08 9AM-4PM Laurel College Center XB-340 M1612 #0658
Sat Jun 22 9AM-4PM Laurel College Center XB-340 M1628 #1339
Sat Jul 27 9AM-4PM Laurel College Center XB-340 M1626 #1272
Sat Aug 10 9AM-4PM Laurel College Center XB-340 M1627 #1273
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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, an image, a cause, or a 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: You must have a Facebook account.

Tuition: $60** (fee based, no waivers)
Fri May 17 1PM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab C XE-560 8355 #5956
Tue Jul 16 1PM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab C XE-560 8443 #1249
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Marketing Your Meetings and Exhibits

Learn what to include in your marketing plan and how to understand the purpose of your meetings and exhibits. This class will show you how to analyze your target market, determine the factors that will affect your budget, how to identify and understand your competition, and how to monitor the results of your marketing plan.

Tuition: $45** (fee based, no waivers)
Thu Jun 13 6:30PM-9:30PM Laurel College Center XE-705 M1620 #0686
Thu Aug 01 6:30PM-9:30PM Laurel College Center XE-705 M1621 #0688
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