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ASU SBTDC to present Facebook marketing seminar Nov. 18

November 18, 2010 -- The Arkansas State University Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) along with the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Jonesboro Association will offer a three-hour “Advanced Facebook Marketing” Seminar Thursday, November 18, from 6-9 p.m. at the ASU Technical Center, 5504 Krueger Drive, Jonesboro.

In this seminar, attendees will explore added tools for Facebook marketing including how to use Facebook insights to develop marketing strategies; how to use Facebook community pages to your advantage;  how to use Facebook social plug-ins to link business websites; how to use tips on time management techniques and tools and how to increase fan engagement

“Many small businesses have jumped on the Facebook bandwagon but many aren’t getting the return they had expected,” said Herb Lawrence, SBTDC director. “The challenge is to use Facebook correctly to get fans engaged and headed for your cash register.“

Seating is limited to 19 participants.   The seminar will be taught by Abbi Siler, a social media consultant from Local2Social. This is the final time this seminar will be offered in 2010.

Registration is $40 per person ($30 for Chamber and DJA members and $20 for ASU faculty, staff and students).   For more information or to register, contact the Arkansas State University Small Business and Technology Development Center at (870) 972-3517, e-mail, register on line at or “fan” the ASU SBTDC on Facebook

These seminars are co-sponsored by Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Jonesboro Association, East Arkansas Planning and Development District, First Security Bank, Liberty Bank of Arkansas and Simmons First Bank. See the ASU Small Business Blog article for ideas.

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