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Free SBC Seminar on Using Social Media to Find Your Customers will be held at Elkin Center on April


Surry Community College's Small Business Center will be holding a free seminar, Using Social Media to Find Your Customers on Tuesday, April 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Center for Public Safety, 1220 State St., Mount Airy; and on Thursday, April 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Elkin Center, 1461 North Bridge St., Elkin.

Customers are the key to building a successful business and your online reputation is crucial for finding customers. This fast-paced class teaches you where and how to find your customers. You will learn how to get a free Online Reputation report and a free listing of SEO keywords your competitors are using. Participants will briefly compare the traditional methods of marketing to the more current methods of social media. You will quickly learn how to find, motivate, and keep consumers coming to your business. Discover the variety of free market research tools that will give you critical information about your industry and customers including Google AdWords, Facebook Ads, LinkedIn, Twitter Ads, mPact, Pinterest, YouTube, and Survey Monkey. The speaker will be Nick Hawks.

The Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring this seminar. To register or to view a complete listing of the upcoming Small Business Center offerings in Surry and Yadkin counties, visit Anyone in need of information about confidential, one-on-one counseling and resource referrals may contact Mark Harden at or call (336) 386-3685. You can follow the Small Business Center on Facebook @surrysbc.

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