The Social Launch Conference is Packed with Great Tools for Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

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In keeping with its mission to help businesses be found, connect, and grow by providing tools to entrepreneurs and startups, Company.com recently posted an interview with Marna Friedman, organizer of The Social Launch conference in Atlanta. The Social Launch helps businesses understand social media and learn how to leverage new technologies for growth.

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Company.com is dedicated to helping businesses be found, connect, and grow. In keeping with their mission Company.com, the social network for business, recently interviewed Marna Friedman, organizer of The Social Launch, to gain her insights about social media and why businesses should attend this conference. The Social Launch Conference comes to Atlanta on November 16-17, 2012 and aims to help businesses understand how to leverage new technologies and social media to build communities and create opportunities. Based on The Lean Startup philosophy, topics that will be covered at the Atlanta conference include Startup Tips, Leveraging Social Media, Website Basics and Business and Legal matters.

Conference organizer and speaker, Marna Friedman, also the Principal at Mpressive Solutions, LLC, took some time last week to speak with the Company.com team. “We were very fortunate to connect with Marna before the conference,” said Kristin Colier, senior user experience strategist at Company.com. “The Social Launch Conference is packed with great tools for business owners and anyone interested engaging with customers and social marketing.”

Friedman explained that the social launch aspect of the conference is in “learning how to leverage social media and new technologies to help build a community--whether you’re a startup or a solopreneur or a growing business entity--so that you’re engaging your community and helping them understand what it is you have to offer and what they can do to help you refine that offering.” Having a web presence can help businesses do exactly that.

To learn more about The Social Launch conference, go to the Company Insight blog, a resource for business owners and entrepreneurs at: http://companyinsight.wordpress.com/2012/11/05/leveraging-social-media-and-new-technology-to-launch-and-grow-your-business/

For more information about how Company.com can help your business grow, visit Company.com or call 855-812-6290. Stay connected with Company.com on Facebook and Twitter, @companydotcom.

About Company.com
Company.com is a unique business social network focused on the needs and opportunities of new and growing companies. It allows businesses to connect, communicate, and collaborate with employees, clients, partners, vendors and suppliers, create new partnerships, and engage with customers in new and more effective ways. The company has recently released a major upgrade to their network. Visit Company.com for more detail.

About The Social Launch
The goal of The Social Launch is to help startups and businesses understand how to leverage new technologies and social media to build communities and create opportunities. Attendees will explore what’s new in technology and social media; how to leverage the appropriate platforms to expand a community, identify customers and grow a business. Some of the topics planned are lean startup philosophy, customer discovery, social media, SEO, WordPress, legal issues and more. Even businesses that have been in existence for a while can benefit from the topics.

The Social Launch is a launchpad onto itself. After the 2-day conference, attendees will be able to leverage new technologies to help them focus on customer and market identification to move their businesses forward. This conference is planned to offer attendees the ability to walk away with the education and tools they need to move their projects forward.

About Marna Friedman
Marna Friedman is the Principal for Mpressive Solutions, LLC; where she specializes in leveraging WordPress as a website platform to help startups and businesses develop a web presence and social media community. She has implemented numerous systems throughout several industries that have resulted in better efficiency and profitability. After years of working for non-profits and other self-employed businesses, Marna is skilled at helping save money while improving business.

Marna’s professional background includes the position of Public Information Officer for a major nonprofit organization, Operations Director and Store Manager. She has also owned an event planning business executing events throughout the US and England.

Through Mpressive Solutions, she offers WordPress website development, WordPress training, event planning strategy, self-publishing and more. In addition, she serves on the Leadership Committee of StartupChicks; WordCamp Planning Committee; and runs a WordPress Meetup focusing on WordPress Plugins. She is also the author of a series of books on how to get started in your own small business, titled “The Small Business That Could™” and “The Small Business That Could™ For Women”. Her books offer insightful websites, tips, resources and products to help small and start-up businesses. Her most current book is “The WOW Factor: Leveraging Technology To Build Buzz Before, During and After Your Event”. She holds a BS in Business Administration and an MA in Media Studies/Communications. She is listed in Who’s Who of American Women and Who’s Who Among Emerging Leaders in America.

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