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Recent News // MI-SBTDC presents Social Media Revolution

Monday, May 21, 2012

Learn how to leverage Social Media to improve business

MOUNT PLEASANT, Michigan (May 18, 2012) - The Mid Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center (MI-SBTDC) will present a workshop focusing on social media considerations for area business.  "Social Media Revolution" is a seminar that will help business owners better understand how to leverage social media to improve their business success.

As a sponsor, Charter Business wants to help businesses create everyday victories with their online brand.  The seminar will be held at the Mid Michigan Community College Doan Building, located at 2600 S. Summerton Rd, Mt. Pleasant, MI  48858.  The session will take place Thursday, May 24, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. The course is specifically targeted to CEOs of small business that would like to know more about social media's business implications in the Mid Michigan business community.   

Scott Gillespie of Selling U will lead discussion on topics including:

*              Overview of Social Media Platforms

*              Nurturing a Successful Web Presence

*              Appropriate Use of Social Media

*              Building an Online Brand

"In these highly competitive times, we recognize how important it is for business owners to understand how social media can help them better understand their customer's needs. Even though some businesses are not actively engaged with social media - their customers are.  We are pleased to be able to provide this opportunity for area businesses."  Tony Fox - Mid Michigan SBTDC.

'Social Media Revolution' will cost $25 per participant due to the support of Charter Business.  Register online at, by phone 989.317.4623 or email for more information.

Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center  (MI-SBTDC) is a statewide business assistance program that provides one-on-one counseling, training and research support for Michigan small businesses. The Mid Michigan Region is hosted at Mid Michigan Community with support from Central Michigan University Research Corporation.

Selling U works with small business owners, entrepreneurs and sales representatives to help them effectively and efficiently market and brand themselves on-line. In addition to designing websites and e-newsletters that integrate various social media tools, Selling U also provides training on how to utilize social media to build interactive relationships.