THIS FRIDAY: Sarasota’s first full-day Facebook for Business Training Seminar
From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fri., Aug. 10, Sarasota’s first full-day Facebook for business training seminar will take place at Hyatt Place Sarasota/Bradenton Airport (950 University Parkway).
Local website design and internet marketing company Destiny Group and social media marketing company VP Social Consulting will jointly present the seminar with their principles, Gary Donson, Gabriel Marguglio and Veronica Pastore speaking. The cost is $99 per person for the full day seminar, which includes lunch and access to digital resources following the seminar.
The seminar will cover all the essentials of Facebook marketing for business and is recommended for everyone from small business owners to marketing specialists in larger organizations. With nearly 850 million monthly active users creating 100 billion connections, Facebook is a necessity for nearly everyone in business today.
Destiny Group and VP Social Consulting have worked in social media and internet marketing since its inception, helping hundreds of clients successfully do business in the online world.
“Our customers have been asking for this for a long time,” says Destiny Group President Gabriel Marguglio. “We’ve been having great success with our Plugged-In Lunch networking workshops, covering many aspects of social media and internet marketing. We’re excited to present a truly in-depth and expanded version of these workshops to our community. As I like to say, if we all educate about what we know, we can change the world!”
Topics the group will cover include Facebook/Timeline basics, engagement strategies, how to build followers, understanding Insights, Facebook ads, promoted posts and more. The seminar will conclude with hands-on training, time for questions and take-away daily/weekly checklists for participants. Attendees are welcome to bring their laptop or tablet computer to follow along with the session.
Facebook for Business Full Day Seminar: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri., Aug. 10, Hyatt Place Sarasota/Bradenton Airport, 950 University Parkway, Sarasota, (941)870-0623 or destinyg.com/seminars, $99.
About Destiny Group
Destiny Group is a collaboration between several companies and professionals that specialize in business services including internet marketing, website design, search engine optimization, video/photo shoots, business development, and much more.
Committed to providing website development from a practical, growth-oriented perspective, Destiny Group combines technical expertise with years of marketing experience, ensuring that every website they build produces results.
Destiny Group was founded in Washington DC, relocating to Sarasota in 2009. They are celebrating their 10th anniversary this year, and have recently designed websites for the Sarasota Farmer's Market, Downtown Sarasota Alliance, Sarasota Film Festival, Sarasota Bay Club, as well as numerous other local, national and international clients. These sites have seen consistent growth in terms of traffic due to Destiny Group's SEO efforts as well as increased sales and awareness for the respective businesses.
Destiny Group positions themselves as industry leaders through innovation, education and collaboration, helping businesses and communities to achieve their goals.
About VP Social Consulting
Excelling in innovative marketing, social media campaigns, events and more, VP Social Consulting is a force to be reckoned with, creating exciting promotions for businesses including Indigenous Restaurant, the Sarasota Film Festival, The Bijou Café, Darwin’s on 4th and more.
Its founder, Veronica Pastore, worked in several facets of media and marketing locally over the last five years. Known for creating and writing "The Scenestress" column for Creative Loafing Sarasota and The Sarasota-Herald Tribune, Veronica passed that mantle on to a new young writer in order to manage the marketing for the 2012 Sarasota Film Festival.
Known for a creative approach, VP Social Consulting offers a unique network of resources — including local influencers, DJs, models, journalists, photographers, videographers, dance instructors and many more — seasoning it all with a dash of awesomesauce.