The Internet and its ever-growing technology have provided an unprecedented opportunity for businesses and organizations to communicate and cultivate relationships. “Tweeting,” emailing marketing and blogging seem to be all the rage these days — and not just for kids. But how can this technology be harnessed to market a business or organization?
You can learn more about online marketing at a special Caroline County Chamber of Commerce luncheon program on Thursday, March 25, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Cohee’s 404 Restaurant, 26171 Shore Highway, Denton. Carol D’Agostino of Purple Cat will facilitate the program.
The panelists and facilitator are:
• Mindie Burgoyne, business development representative, Eastern Shore Office, Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development; Topic: how social networking (FaceBook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.) can be used to market your business or organization.
• Carol D’Agostino, founder and principal of Purple Cat, Chester. Purple Cat provides comprehensive public relations and communications services to small business and non-profit clients. Services include planning and executing visibility campaigns, copywriting, branding, advertising, publications, public relations, and event planning and promotion.
• Kevin Lynch, website designer, Corsica Technologies; Topic: Template vs. custom websites and how a website serves as the foundation for online marketing.
• Dave Yunghans, Constant Contact; Topic: Email Marketing and how to integrate it into your marketing plan.
The cost is $15.00 for Caroline Chamber members and $20.00 for non-members. Space is limited. Pre-registration by March 20 is suggested. After March 20 the cost will be $20.00 for members and $25.00 for non-members. For more information or to register, call Wendy Garner at (410) 479-4638 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.