"Social Media is great for small businesses on a limited marketing budget," explained Jason McDonald, Senior SEO director of the JM Internet Group. "What's even better is that we kick off this training with a free intro to amazing free social media marketing tools. How much more cost effective could we possibly be?"
For more information on Social Media Marketing training for small business, go to:
* Social Media Marketing Training at http://www.jm-
Social Media Marketing - Class Syllabus
Social Media MarketingWhat is Social Media? How does Web 1.0 differ from Web 2.0, and where are the marketing opportunities?
Social Media - My Friends:Facebook, Linkedin, Google+ Marketing. How to listen, engage, and deploy an effective social media strategy.
Local Search and Reviews Marketing: Google Places, Yelp, and Amazon.com Reviews - getting listed, engaging your customers via reviews, being high on the search list.
Twitter Marketing:What Twitter is, how to Tweet effectively!
YouTube Marketing:leveraging Youtube's special relationship with Google as part of your SEO strategy as well as your social media strategy.
Your Social Media Marketing Plan:creating an organized plan defining your social media goals, the opportunities posed by the most relevant media, a step-by-step to do list, and finally a participation and monitoring strategy.
Why Social Media Marketing Matters for Small Business
Social media marketing is the next big thing for small business, but it's not just about lead generation - it's about relationship building. SMM is the knowledge and skill to gain Twitter followers, and then use Twitter marketing to get them to buy. SMM is the knowledge to set up a Facebook fan, get Facebook fans, and then build relationships and start conversations about your brand and products on Facebook. And SMM is all about leveraging free social media tools to monitor your online reputation and build buzz.
As part of the JM Internet Group's trainings in online Social Media Marketing, the website hosts a free 'on demand' webinar on the top ten free tools for SEO. In addition, all students who sign up for the paid social media marketing trainings get a copy of the company's 'Social Media Toolbook' - tips and pointers to over 100 free social media tools online.
About JM Internet Group
The JM Internet Group provides SEO, Social Media Marketing, and Google AdWords training and courses for busy marketers and businesspeople. Online search engine optimization training helps explain keywords, page tags, link building strategies and other techniques needed to climb to the top of search engine rankings for Google, Yahoo, and Bing. The teaching methodology is hands on, with live examples and discussions, taught from the convenience of each student's computer.
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