January 31, 2023

CCDC hosts social media sessions for business

The average social media platform is rolling up on a milestone anniversary this year.

After 10 years of tweeting, posting, pinning and more, has the business world seen a benefit to social media marketing? Or do business owners still think platforms like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Pinterest – with user populations ranging from tens of millions to a billion are a passing fad?

How does a business connect with its audience through Facebook? How can a 140 character “tweet” capture the attention of your targeted audience? Does your business need a blog?

These questions and their answers are ever-evolving, so Clarke County Development Corporation decided to bring in Andrew B. Clark, president and The Brand Chef from SPOKE Communications, to discuss how businesses can take advantage of the social media marketing landscape.

In a free luncheon being held at the development corporation from noon to 1 p.m. April 22, businesses and entrepreneurs interested in using the reach of social media to build stronger online brands and grow audiences will work though and discuss those questions and more.

The “Lunch and Learn” will cover the basics of a number of relevant social media platforms and how they pertain to business marketing. The presentation will also offer a question and answer period where business owners and marketers can discuss strategies, best practices and more.

To sign up for the workshop, contact Elizabeth Simpson at the Clarke County Development Corporation via phone – 641-342-2944 or email at esimpson@clarkecountyiowa.com to make your reservation.

More about Andrew B. Clark and SPOKE Communications:

Andrew B. Clark is a marketing communications professional from Des Moines. He started in digital marketing and promotions early in 2004 as blogger “The Brand Chef,” writing about marketing communications trends and offering insight from a career spanning over two decades.

In the fall of 2010, Spoke stepped into the entrepreneurial ring offering his own digital branding and marketing services to clients ranging from associations to start-ups. In 2014, SPOKE Communications was formed to offer clients a full marketing communications menu with public relations, media management, execution, and measurement.

For more information or to contact Spoke, go to: www.SPOKEcom.com or www.TheBrandChef.com. Phone: 515-257-6584, email: Andrew@spokecom.com