Social media seminar Oct. 28 at Overton County Chamber

Social media tools are some of the most powerful marketing tools available for small business owners. A free seminar by the TTU Tennessee Small Business Development Center can help you use these tools to market your business.

"Social Media Marketing" is the title of the seminar being presented from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 28, at the Overton County Chamber of Commerce in Livingston. This event is co-sponsored by the Overton County Chamber of Commerce.

Led by Jen Dangelo, manager of the TSBDC Online Counseling and Training Center, the seminar will address how to market your business through social networks such as YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and blogs.

Social networking can increase visibility, strengthen branding and generate more sales for your business. Build a list of valuable social networking sites, explore Facebook tools and how to use them, learn how social networks complement a website.

Although admission is free, registration is required and can be done by visiting the website at www.cookevillesbdc.org or calling the TSBDC's office at TTU at (931) 372-3706.

The TSBDC is a community outreach initiative of TTU's College of Business, and it is among a network that operates statewide to assist the small business sector by providing free counseling to potential entrepreneurs and small business owners.

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