AMA Fairfield County Presents ‘Going Social: Taking the Mystery Out of Facebook and Blogging'

The Fairfield County Chapter of The American Marketing Association (AMA), in Collaboration with UConn’s Stamford Learning Accelerator, Kicks Off Its New Series on Social Media for Business
Oct. 3, 2012 - PRLog -- Stamford, CT — To address the ever-evolving social media platforms and shifts in uses for business, The Fairfield County Chapter of The American Marketing Association (AMA) in collaboration with UConn’s Stamford Learning Accelerator kicks off its new series on social media for business with a workshop on Facebook and blogging.  The meeting will be held at the University of Connecticut Stamford Campus on Wednesday, October 17, 2012, starting at 6:30 pm.

Fairfield County is home to many marketing companies and professionals and is an incubator for entrepreneurs – many of whom are creating their own presence using social media for personal, professional and business use.

“Going Social: Taking the Mystery out of Facebook and Blogging for Business” will be presented by Alexander Heyne, co-founder of the Haitian Relief Organization, and previously with Local Yokel Media, one of the Internet's first hyper-local online ad marketplaces.  

Mr. Heyne will cover the key differences between business and personal use of Facebook and blogs. Attendees will leave with a better working knowledge of how to adapt their Facebook and blogs for business, business apps, best practices as seen through case studies and a checklist of tricks and tips.

Because this is an interactive workshop, bring your questions and laptops!  Seats are limited so early registration is highly recommended.  Please register by sending an email to

WHEN:    Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

WHERE:    UConn Stamford Campus, 1 University Place, Stamford, CT

COST:    $20 AMA Members or Alumni Association Members; $30 Non-Members; $10 students with I.D. Cash or checks only; no credit cards are accepted.  

Attendees will enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres.  Seating is limited so please register early by sending an email to

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About the AMA Fairfield County Chapter
The American Marketing Association is dedicated to enhancing knowledge and expertise of marketing professionals as well as providing a forum for the exchange of information and ideas with peers.  Fairfield County Chapter members include marketers with expertise in disciplines from advertising and promotion to research, product management and strategy consulting.  Chapter members, non-members, business associates and friends are invited to attend the regular monthly program meetings, which are held September through June.

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