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If using social media to market your business seems overwhelming, the Center for Small Business Excellence at Tennessee Tech University can help.

The center will host a seminar, Social Media Marketing – the Smart Way!, to help you decide what social media components best suit your business, and the smart way to implement them.

Led by Jen Dangelo, center director, the seminar will address how to market your business through social networks such as YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Google+, introducing tools and tricks that help make it all manageable. The two-hour seminar will help you build a list of valuable social networking sites, explore social media scheduling tools and how to use them, and learn how social networks can complement your website or give your business an online presence.

The seminar will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, in TTU’s Johnson Hall 411. Johnson Hall is at 1105 N Peachtree Ave., Cookeville.

The cost for the seminar is $10, payable by cash or check at the door. Registration is required and is available at or by calling (931) 372-3648.

The center is a community outreach initiative of TTU’s College of Business is a partner of the Tennessee Small Business Development Center network, which operates statewide to assist the small business sector by providing free counseling to potential entrepreneurs and small business owners.

The Tennessee Small Business Development Center is partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Tennessee Board of Regents and the state of Tennessee. The support given by the U.S. Small Business Administration through such funding does not constitute an expressed or implied endorsement of the co-sponsors or participants’ opinions, findings, recommendations, products or services. All TSBDC programs are non-discriminatory. Arrangements for persons with disabilities can be provided, where possible with advance notice.