Learn how to promote, engage and gain new customers and donors and develop business relationships by using social media in your business or nonprofit. A new Social Media for Businesses class is being offered through Allan Hancock College Community Education.
Specific advice and tips are given for using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Pinterest, blogging, review sites (YELP, Travel Advisor) and other constantly evolving technology.
The class meets Thursdays, March 13, from 5:30 to 9:25 p.m., on the Santa Maria campus, Room K-21. The class fee is $24. A $20 materials fee for a social media marketing manual is payable to the instructor. Teri Bayus is a small-business owner, senior business analyst, marketing expert, event planner and free-lance writer who teaches classes for businesses and nonprofits in order to help them grow and reach maximum potential. She is the owner and operator of Siafu Consulting management team (www.teribayus.com).
Apply and register online at www.hancockcollege.edu for course number (CRN) 41521. See the complete course description and details by clicking Class Search, select Community Service/Fee-Based in the class type, then CSCT 8030 in the subject area.
Students may receive registration assistance in person at Community Education (bldg. S) on the Santa Maria campus. Print copies of the spring 2014 Spectrum schedule of Community Education classes are available at all campus locations.
For information, call (805) 922-6966 ext. 3209.