-- Monster Offers (OTCBB:MONT), a mobile media and marketing consulting firm based out of Orange County, California, joined with SCORE to produce an entire day of educational presentations for local small business owners in Southern California. The event features guest speakers from Microsoft, SCORE, Constant Contact, and several other leading business companies from across the nation.
SCORE is a nationwide nonprofit organization dedicated to the formation, growth and success of small businesses. With over 10,500 successful executives as members, located in 389 local chapters throughout the United States and its territories, SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S Small Business Administration (SBA) and also works with volunteers to provide free, confidential business mentoring and low cost workshops as a public service to all types of businesses, in all stages of development.
With the start of 2013 now officially underway, the workshop offered a day of break-out sessions, networking, and related resources for local businesses. Speakers delivered their perspectives on the hottest Social Media and online marketing trends and tools, and best practices in Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, WordPress, Analytics, and Email Newsletters. This event, sponsored by Monster Offers, SCORE, Orange County, Microsoft, and Constant Contact, was free for business owners.
"I'd say it was a fantastic event, and we had more people than expected," said Edward J. Reardon, Ph.D., SCORE Volunteer and Workshop Organizer. "I believe we had close to 400 in attendance, and many attendees expressed their intent to return for future workshops. The workshop schedules can be found at our website at www.score114.com."
Monster Offers (soon to be renamed "Monster Mobile Marketing™") presented at the event, having given a streamlined and focused look at the new developments in mobile marketing, digital PR strategies, and the overall importance of a strong social media presence. An industry leader in e-commerce and Internet-related marketing and business development strategies, with a particular focus on the "Daily Deal" space and mobile technology, Monster Offers is honored to work with community leaders to provide essential solutions for the modern age.
WORKSHOP TOPICS INCLUDED:
Facebook and Pinterest for business, including strategies and ideas, the importance of building your audience, content and posting ideas to create customer engagement and deal flow.
The Top 10 Reasons Why It's Great for Small Businesses and Key Website Trends for 2013 (includes Smartphone/tablet usage and the importance of responsive formats)
LinkedIn, Twitter & QR Codes workshop covering practical top 10 tips, techniques & strategies that enable businesses to leverage these social networking platforms and tools more effectively.
- Branding & Blogging
Improving personal and company brands as critical tools for driving 2013 small business success.
- How to Measure Online Results
Learn how to measure Online ROI (Return on Investment) including Social Media, Website stats, and other online presence barometers, including the use of FREE tools that give metrics for accomplishing your marketing goals.
- Creating a Newsletter That Truly Rocks!
A live critique of attendee emails newsletters, discussing best practices to get more opens, and more click through conversions.
"We are honored to participate in such a great event," commented Wayne Irving II, CEO of Monster Offers. "We think that getting this helpful information into business owners' hands is crucial for their success in 2013."
About Monster Offers
Monster Offers, soon to be renamed "Monster Mobile Marketing™" is a public company recently created from the merger of Ad Shark, Inc., an innovative leader in mobile marketing advertising consulting, with and into Monster Offers, a leading Daily Deal analytics provider and aggregator. Through its Monster Offers division, the company collects and publishes daily deals from multiple sites in numerous local communities across the U.S. and Canada. By focusing on providing innovation and utility for Daily Deal consumers and providers, the company's listings allow consumers to more easily and efficiently organize and sift through the extensive volume of deal flow or offerings by geography or product categories, or to personalize and customize their search results using keywords. More information about the company's Monster Offers division can be found by visiting the company's website located at monsteroffers.com, or at monsterdailydeals.com.
Through its Ad Shark division, the company develops and implements mobile advertising sales efforts by constructing a robust media and advertising delivery system. This innovative approach to integrating traditional internet advertising with optimized media and cutting edge ad delivery methods, all tailored specifically for the applicable Smart Device, OS or screen resolution platform, makes the company "a player to be reckoned with" in the very competitive pool for mobile marketing services and products. For more on the company's Ad Shark division, go to the company website located at adshark.mobi.
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