Social Media For Small Business – Facebook Lunch ‘n Learn 15th March 2012
By Beatrice Whelan, Social Media & Content Specialist at Sage
Social Media For Small Business is the topic for the second in a series of live chats we are hosting on our Facebook page in the coming months. These live chats are called ‘Lunch ‘n Learn’ as they are held from 12.30 to 2.30pm so you can pop over to our Facebook wall during your lunch break. You are invited to view our Facebook wall during the chat and post your questions to the wall. Our ‘experts’ will then answer your question as a comment on your post. Our next Facebook Lunch ‘n Learn is on 15th March.
Date: 15th March 2012
Time: 12.30 - 2.30pm
If you want to register to attend or submit your question in advance visit the Lunch ‘n Learn tab on our Facebook page , or you can post it in a comment below this blog post or you can email your question to email@example.com.
Perhaps you can join with our ‘experts’ and help share your knowledge of social media with some of the other people that join in the chat.
For our FacebookQ & A on the 15th March about Social Media For Small Business, we have invited Amanda Webb from Spiderworking.com and Emmy Kelly from Elevate PR. Amanda and Emma will be joined by myself as Social Media and Content Specialist for Sage. So if you are wondering how to use social media for your small business, join in the Q & A and ask a question. More information about Amanda and Emma can be found below.
Amanda Webb from Spiderworking.com works with small and medium sized businesses helping them develop social media strategies and offering them training and support. In 2010 she co-founded the KLCK Bloggers Network in order to encourage and support small businesses as they learnt how to use both blogging and social media tools. In 2011 she took this one step further with Bloggers International co-managing their inaugural event. Her blog reached the finals of Social Media Examiners International top 10 Social Media Bogs of 2011 and her Video Blog reached the finals of the Irish Web Awards in 2010. She is also the current chairperson of the Carlow Business Network and blogs regularly for Bloggertone.
Emma Kelly is the founder and owner of Elevate PR, with over 20 years experience in corporate and consumer PR and marketing. On the board of the Public Relations Consultants Association, Emma is a member of the Public Relations Institute of Ireland and regularly speaks and lectures on social media and PR. Set up in 2001 Elevate is a mid size, full service PR agency, with clients ranging from blue chip and semi-state organisations to charities and owner entrepreneurs. Elevate’s approach is strategic with an emphasis on innovative ideas brought to life through engaging and creative activity. Elevate’s current client list includes Sage Ireland, Nokia, Volkswagen, Moët Hennessy, TK Maxx, SEAT, Colgate-Palmolive, Heatons, Veuve Clicquot and Grey Goose Vodka.
Elevate is currently the highest rated Irish PR agency (3,505 followers) on Twittergrader and Klout and also engages with over 2,300 Facebook fans, 3,000 monthly ezine readers and a strong blog audience.
Beatrice is the Social Media and Content Specialist at Sage Ireland where she manages and moderates all social media channels for Sage Ireland and focuses on content creation for the Sage Blog and YouTube Channel. Beatrice is also responsible for the social media policy and strategy for Sage Ireland. Beatrice blogs at Bloggertone.com and was a finalist in the Irish Blog Awards in 2011. Beatrice was a co-founder of Bloggers International and is also on the committee of KLCK Bloggers Network. She is a member of the Social Media Working Group of the Irish Internet Association.