Southeastern LSBDC to host Facebook class for businesses

Monday, June 27, 2016
by: Tonya Lowentritt

     HAMMOND – The Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Southeastern Louisiana University, along with Northshore SCORE and the St. Tammany West Chamber of Commerce, will host a free event in Covington designed to help businesses discover the value of Facebook marketing.
     The seminar, “Facebook Marketing for Business Success,” will be held on Tuesday, July 19, from 9 to 11 a.m., at the St. Tammany West Chamber of Commerce in Covington located at 610 Hollycrest Blvd. The featured speaker is Kim Walker of 5 Stones Media in Hammond.
     “This presentation is a guide for small businesses or nonprofit organizations that have been using Facebook for social media marketing, but need some tips to take them to an intermediate level,” said SBDC Assistant Director Sandy Summers. “The program will illustrate the benefits of using Facebook and how other organizations are marketing with it. It will also provide the most up-to-date information with tips on how to tell if social media activity is working.”
     Summers said other core concepts to be discussed include how to tell if Facebook is right for a business; what kind of content to create and post; how to tell if content is working; suggestions on what to do next; proper etiquette; and why social media and email marketing must be used together.
     There is no cost to attend; however, pre-registration is preferred.  
     For more information, call 985-892-3216. Online registration is available at

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