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The Delaware Business Blog is a free community resource dedicated to being an informative website for business related news and happenings in and around the state of Delaware. We exist in order to discuss, inform and promote all things that are business related within and around the First State. We want this to be a resource that you love to use and talk about. The DBB is managed by volunteers. If you are interested in writing for or contributing to the DBB, we’d be happy to hear from you. Just send us an email at info@delawarebusinessblog.com.
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Do terms like #hashtag, @person and abbreviations like RT, MT and #FF make you feel like you’re in another world? This workshop will help you learn exactly how to make Twitter an effective tool for networking and prospecting. Our panel of experts will cover not only Twitter basics and courtesies, but also how to write a killer Twitter bio, find content, connect with the right people, and create opportunities to network. It will also provide tips for streamlining your social media posting time.
Topics covered:
  • The importance of Twitter in networking and building relationships

  • Twitter basics

  • Twitter strategy

  • Showing others what you’re about (why follow me?)

  • Connecting with the right people

  • Followers and following

  • Networking courtesies

  • Creating opportunities to network further

  • Tools to help streamline the time you spend posting on social media



    Join experts and practitioners from mid-sized Delaware businesses, who will be ready to answer your questions, talk through specific roadblocks, offer insights and provide you a template you can use immediately.
    What: How to Tweet Friends and Influence People

    Where: NCC Chamber of Commerce | 12 Penns Way, New Castle, De 19720

    When: Thursday, August 21st 2014 from 8:30 to 11:00 AM

    Cost: $35 members | $50 non-members

    Speakers:
    Brooke (Grubb) Miles is President of Delaware ShoutOut, a social media consultation firm specializing in the Delaware market. Among her services, Brooke trains businesses on using Twitter to boost brand awareness and nurture professional relationships. As a three-time Ambassador of the Year at the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce, Brooke is dedicated to supporting businesses in the First State. Follow @DEShoutOut.
    Ken Grant has worked in Delaware media, politics, and marketing for more than 25 years. In 2009, he launched his personal Twitter account got hooked. Ken is an active user and promoter of social media in the First State. He is also Director of Marketing at Analtech, a lab supply company, and has built the company’s strong Twitter following. According to Ken, our use of Twitter – and social media in general – is limited only by our imagination. Follow @KenGrantDE.
    Christine Sauers is President of the Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Delaware. Among her many responsibilities, Christine builds awareness of the BBB in the community and collaborates with other BBBs throughout the country. Christine is a member of the Board of Directors of Easter Seals – Delaware & Maryland Eastern Shore. She graduated from the University of Delaware with a B.A. in Political Science. Christine and her family live in Wilmington. Follow @BBBdelaware.
    Andy Truscott is the Director of Marketing and Development at Delaware Theatre Company. He is also the Regional Festival Manager for the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival and the American College Dance Festival. A 2009 West Chester University graduate in Theatre Arts, Andy went on to receive two more degrees in Marketing and Business Administration. Andy has worked for other Philadelphia-based theatre companies, including Pig Iron Theatre Company and Act II Playhouse. Follow @DelawareTheatre.
    Candace Roseo is co-owner of BellaVista Trattoria & Pizzeria, a family-owned restaurant. Candace has served on numerous social media panels and successfully uses Twitter – along with other social media platforms – to promote her business. Follow @bellavistatratt.
    Register online today!

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