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ASU SBTDC to offer small business website workshop Sept. 7

August 30, 2010 -- The Arkansas State University Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC), Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Jonesboro Association will host a workshop on E-Commerce, Tuesday, September 7, in the ASU Delta Center for Economic Development, Room 110, 319 University Loop West on the ASU campus from 1-4 p.m.

The seminar, “Website Strategy and Planning,” will be conducted by Joe and Christi Wharton, Wharton Website Design and Marketing, and will help attendees explore the strategies, techniques, technologies and best practices needed to create an efficient, effective business marketing tool. 

“Whether you are planning to create your own website or hire someone to do it for you, you need to know some key fundamentals,” said Herb Lawrence, ASU SBTDC Center Director. 

Attendees will also learn how to include social media marketing efforts such as Facebook, Twitter, and blogs into their website for synergy.

Registration is $40 per attendee ($30 for Jonesboro Regional Chamber and Downtown Jonesboro Association members, $20 for ASU faculty, staff or students).  For more information or to register for the seminar, contact the Arkansas State University Small Business and Technology Development Center at (870) 972-3517, e-mail, register on line at or notify the ASU SBTDC office on Facebook

The seminar is co-sponsored by the 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.

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