PRLog - Oct. 8, 2010 - SAGINAW, Mich. -- In the past, a large number of business owners and executives thought of Twitter as a waste of time. However, research shows it is one of the most valuable social networks for business. A recent study Twitter Usage in America: 2010 found “87% of Americans are familiar with Twitter (compared to 5% in 2008). 51% of active Twitter users follow companies, brands or products on social networks. Twitter users frequently exchange information about products and services. The majority of Twitter users are listening, reading and clicking.” And a majority of journalists use Twitter to research their stories.
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To help businesses and nonprofits navigate how best to use Twitter, GEMS Solutions is providing two seminars on Twitter for Business:
• Twitter for Business (Part 1): How to Tweet Like a Pro (Fri. Oct. 22, 9:00am - 4:00pm) Want to use Twitter for your business? Not sure how Twitter will bring value to your organization?
• Twitter for Business (Part 2): How to Optimize Your Tweets (Fri. Nov. 5, 9:00am - 4:00pm) Want to make Twitter a real business tool? If you have a Twitter account and know how to tweet, this full-day seminar will give you all the tools and information you need to optimize your efforts! Attend this seminar to learn the tools, strategies and advanced tips to build your followers, tweets and conversations. This interactive seminar is in a computer lab to empower you to put the concepts into practice! This seminar is best for intermediate Twitter users, as well as attendees of the Twitter for Business Part 1 seminar.
Take advantage of early bird registration and get $50 off each seminar! Or, register for both seminars at the same time and get a $140 discount! Seminars are held at Saginaw Valley State University in Saginaw, Michigan. To learn more about what you’ll learn in the seminars and for registration info, go to http://www.gems-
Watch “Grandma on Twitter” as the seminar speaker Rebecca Kotz ask her grandma what she knows about Twitter: http://www.youtube.com/
About The Speaker
Rebecca Kotz, Social Media Speaker and Coach, has over 10 years experience as a speaker and marketing consultant, in both the corporate world and as an entrepreneur. She has an MBA from Saginaw Valley State University and teaches internet marketing at Northwood University. Her passion is empowering businesses and nonprofits with a website, social media and the training to harness the power of the web! Read more about this Michigan website design firm http://www.gems-
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GEMS Solutions, LLC is a website design, social media seminar and internet marketing firm located in Michigan that services businesses and nonprofits through an educational approach. Our goal is "Empowering You to Harness the Power of the Web!" We achieve this through internet marketing strategies to increase website traffic and leads for our clients, as well as web marketing seminars and website training to teach our clients how to update and maintain their new websites!