Sept. 22, 2009
-- The New Orleans business scene is connected to its famous Mardi Gras; thousands of entrepreneurs and businesses are needed to make it a success. Many of these individuals want to start an online business: the problem is where do they begin? On October 10th and 11th at the Hilton St. Charles Hotel, the New Orleans Web Expo presents Web designers and Internet business owners to answer questions and show how to start an online business at low cost.
Discover what makes online business work, how to receive payments and what to look for and stay away from. This is a 2 day Internet insider event revealing what goes on behind the scenes of websites such as MardiGras.com, Twitter, and the Times-Picayune where Internet service buyers, media, providers, freelancers, organizations, full-time employees and buyers connect.
Learn by doing: how to set-up domain registration, web hosting, design and content management. How to get paid: payment processors for freelancing and e-commerce. How to reach your buyers; search engines optimization and social networking. How to operate and Internet dating, entertainment, audio/video business and advertising business on mobile devices.
The event's sponsors and supporters include: the Louisiana Technology Council, Speak to Buyers, KODA, the Online Mardi Gras Industry Network, Change Corps of New Orleans, LaunchPad Nola, Voodoo Ventures and In The Media Dot Com. Tickets for the workshops are $35-$50 and are available on the New Orleans Web Expo website: http://neworleanswebexpo.com
. 15% of the ticket price is being donated to MakeItRightNola.org to rebuild homes in the Ninth Ward.
For more information on the event, contact Ms. Uma Sumeros at (504) 528-8674. Ms. Sumeros is the New Orleans Internet Technology Examiner for Examiner.com and the Director of the advertising agency In The Media Dot Com.
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About In The Media Dot Com: A full service online advertising agency providing web design, public relations and content for Internet businesses.