The Countess Group and Indian River County Chamber of Commerce to Host Local Seminar to Help Small Businesses and Nonprofits Achieve Success
Orlando, FL -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/28/2014 -- The Countess Group, a strategic marketing and communications consultancy, will present a free workshop – “LinkedIn for Business plus Social Media 102 - You’re Social, Now What?” – to help small businesses and nonprofits in the Vero Beach/Indian River County area understand how to achieve marketing success. The event will be held on November 12 at the Indian River Chamber of Commerce. Ken Countess, The Countess Group’s managing director, is a Constant Contact®, Inc. Authorized Local Expert and will present the seminar.
The next in a series of workshops held by Mr. Countess at the Chamber, Ken will deliver this informative, fast?moving seminar on two of the best tools available for small business today and relied upon by millions of businesses across the country.
In just 2 hours, attendees will get powerful, actionable ideas for growing their organizations without breaking their budget. They will learn how to use LinkedIn for business as well as get a closer look at 5 popular social media networks – LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Google+ - and learn the benefits of using each, how other organizations are marketing with them, and some dos and don’ts of each channel. They’ll also get tips on how to tell if their social media activity is working.
“Email and social media marketing enable small business and non-profit organizations to get their messages in front of large audiences with high efficiency and at low cost,” said Countess, an internationally recognized Constant Contact Master Certified Email Marketing and Social Media Marketing Expert and Solution Provider. “Our seminars and workshops provide the education and impetus to take marketing initiatives to the next level. The results include increased revenue for businesses and enhanced volunteerism and donations for non-profits.”
Participants will have plenty of time to ask questions, share experiences, and network with peers. And they’ll leave with real-world insights and knowledge that they can put to work immediately, to help their business or organization succeed.
-Date: November 12, 2014
-Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
-Location: Indian River Chamber of Commerce, 1216 21st St., Vero Beach, FL 32960
-Registration: Online at http://conta.cc/1s2Dukq
-Presenter: Ken Countess, Constant Contact Authorized Local Expert
-For more information on this seminar or to register, please call Selina Williams at 772-567-3493, x116 or Ken Countess at 407-242-4200.
About Ken Countess
Ken Countess is managing director of The Countess Group, a strategic marketing and communications consultancy now in its 13th year. An award-winning marketer and an accredited, nationally recognized expert on Email Marketing and Social Media Marketing, Ken’s approach to educating audiences how to use email marketing and social media tools such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter to build their business has earned him the respect of loyal followers around the country.
Mr. Countess has held executive management positions at several Fortune 100 companies and has been a senior partner at Ascend Marketing, a 35-person marketing firm. While with such well-known companies as Marriott, Caremark and Motorola, Ken provided award-winning leadership for the fastest growing divisions of these industry leaders.
Over his 25+ year career, he has been responsible for creation and delivery of multiple successful sales growth strategies, strategic messaging and communications, and change management programs for worldwide markets.
Ken energetically participates in several professional organizations. He currently serves on the Seminole County (FL) Public Schools (SCPS) Foundation's Development Committee, the SCPS Take Stock in Children Leadership Committee and is a past president of the International Association of Business Communicators Central Florida Chapter.
Ken has served on The Conference Board’s Council on Corporate Communication, the Executive Committee of the Motorola Public Relations Council, and the Board of Directors of the Texas Association of Business (Texas State Chamber of Commerce), along with several other organizations.
A graduate of both Leadership Southlake (TX) and Leadership Boynton Beach (FL), Ken holds an M.B.A. in Marketing from Florida Atlantic University and a B.A. in Business Economics from the State University of New York.
About The Countess Group
The Countess Group (TCG) is a marketing and communications consultancy providing strategic vision and measurable results for clients since 2001.
TCG continues to expand their client base by providing value-added services such as:
-Social Media Marketing
-Internet/Website Development and Optimization
-Customer Relationship Management
-Sales Channel Development
-Sales Training and Support
-Trade Show Support
Now in its 14th year, the company is led by Ken Countess, an award-winning marketer and an accredited, nationally recognized expert on Email Marketing and Social Media Marketing. Ken’s approach to educating audiences how to use email marketing and social media tools such as #LinkedIn, #Facebook and #Twitter to build their business has earned him the respect of loyal followers around the country.
Mr. Countess has held executive management positions at several Fortune 100 companies and has been a senior partner at Ascend Marketing, a 35-person marketing firm. While with such well-known companies as Motorola, Marriott, and Caremark (now CVS), Ken has been responsible for creation and delivery of multiple successful sales growth strategies, strategic messaging and communications, and change management programs for worldwide markets.
Learn more about The Countess Group at www.MarketYourBusiness.co (Editor’s note: not .com). Find us on Facebook(facebook.com/TheCountessGroup), Twitter(twitter.com/CountessGroup), Google+ (google.com/+TheCountessGroup), Pinterest(pinterest.com/CountessGroup), and LinkedIn(http://www.linkedin.com/company/the-countess-group-ccg)
About Indian River Chamber of Commerce
The Indian River Chamber of Commerce (http://www.indianriverchamber.com/) has grown to represent over 1,000 businesses and thousands of employees. While providing promotion of Indian River County, we provide our membership and the community with valuable and timely information and services to keep our county competitive far into the future.
We are a focal point for positive leadership, commitment to progress, cooperation and partnership. The Chamber's success symbolizes what volunteer efforts can do to make a difference and enhance a community. It is a credit to the many dedicated Chamber volunteers who help implement our programs through their work on our committees and task forces.
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