Where to Learn More About Social Media for Small Business

Social Media resources with strategies, “how-to”instruction, tips and tutorials abound on the Internet. I’ve done some of the research for you and found some of the gems. This is a short list of my favorite web sites and blogs where I hang out to keep up to date with social media for small business.

social media training and workshops

Social Biz Local Biz Events

Share/Bookmark Social Media Training and Workshops from Social Biz Local Biz Social Biz Local Biz presents social media training: classes, workshops, talks, seminars, parades, dances (Sometimes we’ve just got to have fun for the sake of it! You, too?) All Social Biz social media training will be posted as Facebook events as well as here at the Social Biz Local…

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Guerrilla Social Media Marketing

Share/BookmarkIt’s a new book from Jay Conrad Levinson and Shane Gibson. AND, they’ve launched a blog and podcast site to go along with it. To check it out, download your free Chapter 5 right here: (and hurry! Not sure how long this chapter will be available!) Guerrilla Social Media Marketing Chapter 5 Free Download View more documents from Shane Gibson….

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Ristretto Coffee Lounge and Wine Bar — Mount Vernon, WA

Share/BookmarkSocial Media Mavens: Ristretto Coffee Lounge and Wine Bar Amanda Johnsen and Andrea Dodd of Ristretto share with Social Biz Local Biz their experience and tips for downtown businesses using social media marketing. Ristretto has used Facebook to promote their Grand Re-Opening in downtown Mount Vernon (July 2010). Their primary goal at Facebook is to stay in touch with customers…

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Facebook Masterclass: Facebook for Business

Share/BookmarkFacebook for Business Masterclass Includes a Participant Workbook & DVD; with checklists, sample web pages, templates, audio interviews. Sign up by July 17 for July’s class and by Aug. 14 for August class and receive a free 30-minute laser coaching session as a bonus (a $50 value). 2-part Masterclass held on Saturday’s – 10:00 to 1:00 July Masterclass – Sat….

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Don’t Rely on Facebook

Share/BookmarkDon’t Rely on Facebook…. ….or any other social networking site to: 1. Be private. Follow Shama Hyder Kabani’s advice (in video below created May 2010) and consider all information and content you post on Facebook to be PUBLIC, not private. Want to keep it private, keep it off Facebook. 2. Stay the same. Social networking sites will change — frequently…

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Main Street Marketing – Social Media Marketing for Your Small Business

Why social media marketing for small business? Are you using social media marketing strategies and tools to build your local business, to market your products, programs and services, to serve your customers? Your competitors are. They are making sure their customers(and potential customers) are served 24/7.