Google Representative Among Presenters Speaking at Internet Marketing Workshop for Minnesota Small Business Owners and Marketers

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MnSearch presents “Local University: Twin Cities,” an Internet marketing training workshop for small business owners and marketers. "Local University" is a national event series focused on free resources and immediately actionable methods a small business can use to be found on the Internet.

MnSearch presents "Local University: Twin Cities"

MnSearch presents "Local University: Twin Cities"

We're excited that Google representatives will be joining us to help business owners establish their online presence, and that they see Local University as an important complement to their own efforts to reach out to small business owners.

The Minnesota Search Engine Marketing Association (MnSearch) brings the Twin Cities edition of "Local University" to Minnesota small business owners and marketers on September 28, 2012 at Deluxe Headquarters in Shoreview. "Local University" is an Internet marketing training event that will concentrate on free resources and Internet marketing methods a business can put into action immediately to be better represented online. More details and registration is available online at http://www.mnsearch.org/Events/mnsearch-presents-local-university-twin-cities.

The event is presented in partnership with Google, Deluxe Corp., Progressive Insurance and GetListed.org as a part of the national GetListed.org Local University series featuring representatives from major search engines and respected leaders of the local search field.

Google, Bing and many other search engines and online directories offer free business pages and tools that help small businesses get exposure on the Internet, even if the business itself does not have a website. This Internet marketing workshop will explore these and other resources available to small business owners. The goal of the event is to provide actionable advice to business owners on how to improve the online presence of their business.

Benjamin Pingel, a business manager who attended a recent Local University event in Spokane, Washington, said "I was completely new to these concepts, but they were well explained. It was very easy to go to the office afterward and implement everything discussed."

The Internet marketing training event features two half-day sessions (8am - noon and 1pm - 4pm) on September 28, 2012. Attendees will have an opportunity to meet the presenters from Google and some of the nation's top online marketing firms during breaks and the happy hour.

"We're excited that Google representatives will be joining us to help business owners establish their online presence, and that they see Local University as an important complement to their own efforts to reach out to small business owners." said David Mihm, President of GetListed.org.

Event Director of MnSearch and Vice President of SpyderTrap Online Marketing stated, “Local University excels at delivering clear ideas and methods to market a business online. Anyone can walk out of the event and improve their visibility online immediately.”

"Business owners understand how critical it is to be visible online and especially in search engines. They just don’t always know how to achieve that visibility,” Co-presenter Mike Blumenthal said. He adds that this Internet marketing workshop helps small business owners grow online, “Local University provides a roadmap of best practices for internet marketing from national experts. We hope many Minnesota businesses take advantage of this opportunity to help them succeed online."

About The Minnesota Search Engine Marketing Association (MnSearch)
http://www.mnsearch.org
Founded in 2011, MnSearch strives to bring learning and networking opportunities to marketers in the Minnesota, welcoming both local and national search marketing experts to share their knowledge and passion with a broader audience. MnSearch serves all levels of search marketing professionals in Minnesota. Our mission:

  • To educate search marketing professionals and businesses about how to plan, execute and measure effective search marketing strategies and tactics.
  • To share the latest search marketing trends and insights to help you stay current in our rapidly changing environment.
  • To connect with other search marketing professionals and businesses in Minnesota to exchange ideas, collaborate on projects and learn about career opportunities.

Learn more about search engine marketing events and workshops hosted by MnSearch.

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