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Monday, May 4 (8-10 a.m.): Get Social - How to Create Buzz for Your Business with Social Media
Presented by: Krystle DiNicola, KLD Photography & Web Designs and Melissa Kuehnle, St. Joseph's College
Are you feeling the pressure to jump on the social media bandwagon, but you're concerned that you don't have enough expertise to do it properly? Social media marketing ​for business ​is not just about the latest communication platforms; it's about understanding and meeting the demands and expectations of today's online consumer. What you learn in this seminar will help you identify what your best customers and prospects want from you​, ​show you how to connect with them through their preferred media outlet​s and use social media strategies to attract a greater market share and grow your business. ​We will concentrate on how to utilize four of the most popular platforms - Facebook,​ Twitter​,​ Instagram​ and LinkedIn​​. ​J​oin the rest of the interactive online business community at this ​seminar​.
Breakfast provided courtesy of Blue Moon Deli.

Tuesday, May 5 (8-10 a.m.): B.A.M. - Branding, Advertising & Marketing
Presented by: Brandyn Gold, Gold Design & Graphics
Between the internet, television, print, mailing, social media and much much more deciding on a marketing strategy has never been so difficult! With unlimited options how can a business owner make an intelligent decision on where to focus their marketing effort? By being well informed! We will be discussing some advantages and disadvantages of every major marketing platform, the differences between branding, marketing and advertising and most importantly how to decipher and reach your target audience!
Breakfast provided courtesy of Goldberg's Famous Bagels of Patchogue.

Wednesday, May 6 (8-10 a.m.): Taking Your Small Business from Invisble to Powerful
Presented by: John Dano, The Entrepreneur Center
Science has proven what business owners NOT doing.
Increasing sales and servicing your customers is a science and most owners have massive blind spots or are completely blind to the science. It is not wrong or right--it is just the reality. In my short program 30 minutes to an hour I will demonstrate the blind spots that owners "potentially" have. I will also showcase a framework on how to take any business in any market from invisible to a place of power and profits.
This is no hype business development based on science being used in corporations and small business I personally own and consult.
Breakfast provided courtesy of Village Idiot Pub.

Thursday, May 7 (8-10 a.m.): Video Marketing Your Business
Presented by: Stefan Beaumont, Red Vault Productions
Producing a 30 second video commercial for your web and social media business outreach, for website links, iPad, iPhone, Facebook, YouTube, or for pre-screening at the Plaza before an audience that is eager to spend time before or after a movie when they come to Patchogue. Presentation from a local professional video commercial producer will help you hone your story idea, script it, produce it, and send it out to the largest demographic reach available. The advantages of a video: it’s more interactive, more personal and it gets the information across the way you want it to come across. It says who you really are, and people love to watch videos!

Friday, May 8 (8-10 a.m.): 5 Ways to Grow Your Business Right Now
Presented by: Adrian Miller, Adrian Miller Sales Training
Join Adrian Miller, veteran sales consultant and trainer and author of The Blatant Truth: 50 Ways to Sales Success in a fast-paced and results-driven presentation during which she will provide tips and techniques that are guaranteed to grow your business now. From creating your value proposition (what makes you different, not better!), how to maintain visibility in a highly cluttered market to being persistent (and not a stalker!), Adrian will bring her 27 years of experience and share best practices that will drive increased business to your door. As an added bonus each participant will received a free download of Adrian's book, The Blatant Truth. Think you've heard it all before? Not so. No matter what business you are in, register today.


Networking Information

Thursday, May 7 (5-7 p.m.): Coffee & Conversations
Hosted by: Jo Bennett, Edward Jones Financial and Neil Weingarten, Conference Associates
at the office of Edward Jones Financial (180 East Main St., Patchogue)
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