Nicosia, Cyprus (PRWEB) July 31, 2008
Local business owners in Cyprus have the opportunity to learn how they can profit from the Internet using social media. WSI (We Simplify the Internet), the world's largest Internet consulting firm announced today it is organizing a workshop entitled: "The Search Marketing Recipe: A Perfect Mix of Social Media and Search Optimization for Your Business". The 2-day workshop, which is scheduled for October 2-3, 2008, is being arranged by local WSI consulting duo Alan and Tina Winning and features two Search Engine Marketing Specialists from WSI Corporate, Baltej Gill and Lauralee Guthrie. Visit http://www.wsiwinningwebresults.com/events.asp to register.
Tina Winning, one of the organizers of the event says, "Most small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) are not aware of how they can utilize the Internet to increase their return on investment (ROI). With the emerging force of 'social media', it is so important that local businesses keep up-to-date on how best to maximize on this profitable opportunity. Through this workshop in Nicosia, we seek to educate and empower local business owners to effectively use Internet marketing techniques and social media optimization skills to build their brand, increase website traffic and ultimately convert more customers online."
Alan and Tina Winning, WSI certified Internet Consultants in Cyprus, have invited Search Engine Marketing Specialists Baltej Gill and Lauralee Guthrie from WSI Corporate to educate local businesses on how to promote their brands and increase profits on the Internet using social media optimization. Business owners, sales and marketing managers/executives and any individuals committed to exploring new methods of business promotion will benefit from attending the workshop. Participants will leave the workshop with a stronger understanding of how to drive more qualified traffic to their sites for less money, how to manage their search marketing supplier and how to get ahead of their competition by leveraging the latest social media techniques.
Ron McArthur, President at WSI stated, "WSI has a global reach and a local presence. Our Internet marketing solutions have helped thousands of businesses around the world profit from the Internet. With the background and experience of Alan and Tina Winning and our WSI Search Engine Marketing Specialists, I know that participants at the workshop will benefit from this event."
The workshop will begin with a crash course on search engine optimization, such as keyword research, step-by-step system for optimizing Web pages, improving clickthrough rates, leveraging webmaster tools and more. Following that, attendees will learn more about social media, such as blogging to increase brand awareness, how online videos can be used to increase conversion, leveraging social network portals, developing a proven Internet marketing strategy and tracking their campaign ROI.
Co-organizer of the event Alan Winning said, "I believe an array of people can benefit from this power-packed workshop, everyone from small to medium sized business owners to e-commerce retailers, to advertising professionals and marketing consultants. Anyone who is interested in getting up-to-date on the latest trends and best practices to succeed in the world of Internet marketing and social media will walk away from this event with a wealth of knowledge that they can apply to their businesses."
If you would like more information about the WSI Social Media Optimization Workshop, please visit http://www.wsiwinningwebresults.com/events.asp. For more information on WSI, please contact Alan and Tina Winning at email@example.com or by phone at  246 232-39.
About WSI - we simplify the Internet:
WSI leads the global Internet industry offering best of breed Internet marketing solutions to suit the needs of multiple industries. Through the adoption of international best practices, use of world class technologies and strategic industry partnerships, WSI delivers online business success to its customers worldwide. The company has the world's largest Internet Consultants' network of over 1500 offices in 87 countries and a 150 person strong head office in Toronto, Canada. In 2007, WSI is the proud recipient of 3 Standard of Excellence Awards at the Annual WebAwards Competition organized by the Web Marketing Association (WMA). The company has held the Number 1 spot in Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise 500 listing for over 7 years in a row. With the support and cooperation of its customers, franchise network, employees, suppliers and charitable organizations, WSI aims to help make child poverty history through its global outreach program. For more information about WSI's offerings and business opportunities, please visit our websites at http://www.wsicorporate.com.