Our Basics class is an update of the wildly successful series we presented last year. The seminars cover Blogging (7/16/2015), Social Media (7/23/15), Two Mails: Direct Mail & Email (7/30/15), and Search Engine Optimization (8/6/15).
Guest lecturer Kathy Norris-Hall of the USPS, will conduct the Direct Mail portion of the Two Mails class. Kathy will review some new tools the postal service is using to help businesses determine the return using cross-channel marketing in conjunction with your direct mail campaigns. She’ll also review list options, a wide scope of vehicles to mail, tracking response rates, and how to use your direct mail to drive customers to your website.
Back by popular demand, our guest lecturers, Jeremiah Mohr and John Horrell of Siteboxpro will conduct the SEO (Search Engine Optimization) class. Siteboxpro is a leader in SEO and web marketing and will teach about the process of organically improving the visibility of your website in search engine results. They will review a breakdown of a search and show you ways to take advantage of local searches using free services such as Yelp or Google maps.
Our Angel Wiener is teaching the new and updated social media class. Angel will review the demographics of the most popular social media platforms to help you determine which is best suited for prospecting new business. She’ll review the basics of how to converse within each platform and how to identify results.
Also returning for another season is our Joy Zehrbach. Joy Z is conducting the Blogging and e-mail classes. She’ll review reasons why a company should blog and how blogging keeps your website content fresh. We discuss topics for content, where to find content and how to use back links to help your SEO.
The email classes review the minefields surrounding blasts and privacy regulations and how to study and maximize your email list.