sociallyacceptablelogoHOW TO BLOG – Saturday, October 24th, 9am-noon Gangplank HQ 325 E Elliot Rd Chandler, AZ 85225
So you understand that you SHOULD blog, but have no idea what to write about, how to write it, how often to write it- and who you should be talking to. This isn’t a class on how to set up a blog, but what to do once you have one. Learn the “Top Tips for Blogging” – how to develop a theme for your blog that will help elevate your personal or business brand. Optimize your SEO, learn which plugins will help the most. Learn how to respond to comments, including which ones to ignore. Discover how important images are to your blog, and how to find them. We’ll cover video and music as well. You’ll leave class fully confident that you can author your blog with style.
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EMAIL MARKETING THAT WORKS – Saturday, October 24, 2009 / 1pm-4pm– 325 E Elliot Rd Chandler, AZ 85225 Chandler, Arizona sponsored by Vertical Response
Learn the Who, What, When, Where, Why & How of Email Marketing. Make your copy work for you and ensure its written so people read and absorb your messages. Choose a message that will mean something to your customers. Know who you’re sending communications to, who opens your emails, forwards them, clicks on them and how often you should be sending out communications so you don’t lose subscribers. Finally, learn how to put dynamic emails together.
Attendees will learn the ins and outs of using Vertical Response, creating dynamic email marketing pieces, as well as guidelines for what they should be saying. Class participants will receive a discount code for 500 free emails and materials to help them use Vertical Response.
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MAKE EVENTS HAPPEN FOR NON-PROFITS – Monday, October 26, 2009 / 9am-12pm– Clarendon Hotel, 401 W Clarendon Ave Phoenix, AZ 85013
Planning an event is an overwhelming job for anyone, but the responsibilities and liabilities that it presents non profits are particularly challenging. Learn how to make your event successful from a technical aspect, including how to plan a theme, to how to budget reasonably, where to spend money, how to gain RSVPs, how to manage volunteers and how handle day of event management. Learn how to solicit donations, including how to craft “ask letters” and how to find people in organizations to solicit. Then learn how to promote and brand the event, from social media like twitter and facebook to online, inexpensive services for printing. Use online management tools to garner more attendees, and solicit after the event donations through promotional items. Attendees will leave the event with a great handle on how to make that next event happen! While ideal for non profits, businesses can benefit from this primer as well.
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RUNNING AN EFFICIENT OFFICE – Monday, October 26, 1-4pm Clarendon Hotel, 401 W Clarendon Ave Phoenix, AZ 85013
In every class, when we show people how to use new software make their businesses more efficient, more productive and more visible, they are wowed and want to know more. So, we’ll show you everything, in one day, for next to nothing. Save thousands of dollars each year for your business or non profit, while making your office more secure and more efficient. Learn how to manage all your team communications online- backing up all your communications, files, and allowing online collaboration. Accessible from everywhere, you’ll never need to hunt through your email ever again. Manage all your finances, whether its your personal or business. Invoice clients, track all your time and your employees time, manage expenses and even track when clients call you. Let software remind you when to file your taxes and how much to pay. Never worry about a hard drive going down, or having a laptop stolen, let software securely backup and manage all your data and your passwords. The list goes on and we’ll cover it all- you’ll never get more value out of three hours.
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