Sarah Pinnix, founder of HighCountryMomSquad.com, and RealLifeBlog.net is gearing up for a second round of “Talk of the Town” Social Media Marketing Workshops…to be held once again at The Broyhill Inn & Conference Center on the campus of Appalachian State University.
The new series begins on Tuesday, April 13th and will be held on the
first Tuesday of every month moving forward. Pinnix has worked with
brands, companies and tourist destinations on marketing campaigns and
social media consulting, including , EA SPORTS Active fitness, Nintendo,
Ocean Isle Inn, Little Debbie, Frito Lay/ Subway, Broyhill Inn and
Conference Center, Chick-Fil-A of Boone, River House Inn, Great Wolf
Lodge, Ubisoft, E.L.F. Cosmetics, Kraft, Small Businesses, and more.
Pinnix, Scott Dickson of Dickson Interactive, Doug Uzelac of Broyhill
Inn, and web designer Boomer Sassman of Big Boom Design will guide
business people through intensive, hands-on coaching sessions using
Blogs, Facebook and Twitter to build your business and boost revenue.
Talk of the Town Workshop was created to give particpants a private
consulting experience at a fraction of the cost of a private consultant.
Interested individuals can find more information and register at www.talkofhtetownworkshop.com,
The first round was a success and consisted of 6 sessions where local
area businesses could come to the workshop and learn how to effectively
use social media to promote their products and services.
Doug Uzelac, General Manager of The Broyhill Inn & Conference Center
and host of the workshop series states, “Social Media Marketing is such
a fast growing segment and it is the Broyhill Inn’s pleasure to be to
be able to host these very informative sessions. I would greatly
recommend folks that have an interest in increasing their social media
knowledge to attend.”
Vicki Stevens, Marketing Manager for the Appalachian Regional Healthcare
System adds, “The Talk of the Town series provided phenomenal insight
to the world of social media and assisted our organization in
establishing a new presence with our audience. I highly recommend the
Julie Hayes from the NC Christmas Tree Association also adds, "The Talk
of the Town workshops showed us what Social Media is, gave helpful
hints, and provided resources to get us started."
Mast General Store also comments, “The Talk of the Town Series helped us
understand the power of social media and how we might use it to start a
conversation with our customers. We found the interaction with Sarah,
Boomer, and Scott to be informative and refreshing and also enjoyed
brainstorming ideas with our fellow classmates. Our Facebook page has
grown by leaps and bounds – surpassing all of our expectations, and it
is a ready resource to convey timely happenings.”
These workshops cover such hot-button topics as Website Design &
Development, Search Engines, Blogging, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube,
Analytics and much more. Success stories abound as attendee, Mast
General Store has nearly 5,500 Facebook fans as we write this. The NC
Christmas Tree Association is experiencing online traffic growth on
their site and the Appalachian Regional Healthcare System is setting up
multiple Facebook pages, writing social media policies and growing
followers on Twitter.
For more information, please visit: http://talkofthetownworkshop.com
Please contact Scott Dickson at 336.331.2185 or email
to arrange interviews and to inquire further.