Rockford Chamber of Commerce Hosts Social Media Classes

Learn how to utilize the Internet for your business

In keeping with the explosion of social media, the Rockford Chamber of Commerce (RCC) is hosting a class on this innovative way to interact with potential clients and grow your business. “Introduction to Social Media” will be offered from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12 and Thursday, April 14 in the computer lab at Rockford High School, 4100 Kroes, Rockford. The class is offered two nights so that participants are able to sign up for the night that works best for their schedule.

The chamber has commissioned Cindy Foster Grace, expert at social media networking, and Michael Yoder, corporation communications specialist, to instruct participants on the many aspects of this new vehicle to reach clients and build business relationships. The class will feature overviews of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Linkedin so that attendees may learn how to effectively utilize the different applications. The class will not only feature the mechanics of each application, but how to deliver a message that draws potential clients to your business.

Cost for the class is $25 for chamber members and $35 for non-members. Class size is limited to the first 20 reservations. Please call the RCC office at 866-2000 to reserve a spot.

 

 

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