Social Media and Digital Marketing: Session 1

Thu 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Topic: Marketing and Sales

The digital landscape holds massive opportunity for promotion, branding, and connecting with new and existing customers for small businesses that is easy and relatively inexpensive to implement. This seminar will provide business owners with an overview and hands-on demonstration of the various elements required to stand out and be "searchable" on the internet through the use of tools like social media and SEO! The below topics will be covered in day 1 of this two-day, 6 hours total course: Day 1 Topics: May 25, 2017 Intro to Branding and Marketing Strategy Overview of brand workshop process with handout. Define the key elements of a brand including: logo, tagline, mood board, internal brand statement, and customer personas. Identify key online marketing channels and encourage consistency with content creation, plus identify resources for content. Search Engine Optimization & Search Engine Marketing Anatomy of a Google Search Keywords and competitor analysis: Research and identify industry keywords through online tools Content Creation for SEO - your website, blogging, social media and more Pay Per Click and Retargeting campaigns - overview and best practices Google Analytics & webmaster tools Reputation Management: links to online resources for setting up all of the following reputation management platforms, plus specific advice for Google+, LinkedIn, Yelp & Trip Advisor

Speaker(s): Wendy Dolan, Owner, Get Online NOLA

Co-Sponsor(s): Louisiana Department of Economic Development Small and Emerging Business Development

SEBD Certification is required. Visit for information and to get certified today! This is a two session event. Session 1 - May 27, 2017. Session 2 - June 1, 2017.

Fee: $ 25.00

Payment can be made in cash, or by check or credit card on the day of the event. Checks should be made out to Xavier University of Louisiana.

Phone: (504) 831-3730


Fletcher Technical Community College Houma Campus
310 St. Charles Street, Houma, LA 70360