Blount Partnership News and Events

 
 
If you or someone you know is looking for a job, please check out www.BlountAreaJobs.com. Additionally, if you need employees, please utilize the job board to advertise your open positions. Click here to get started.
 
DIY MARKETING SERIES: SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
Join us on Tuesday, June 13 from 9-10:30 a.m. as Jeremy LaDuke, Chief Storyteller with Epic Nine Marketing, will present the second installment of the DIY Marketing Series focusing on Search Engine Optimization. Jeremy will discuss the basics of how to ensure you're on-line marketing strategy is successful using relevant content and on-going analysis. Our first DIY focused on social media and we had a full house, so make sure to RSVP! Light breakfast foods and drinks will be served. RSVP here..
 
THE POWER OF THE INBOX: TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL EMAIL MARKETING
email_laptop.jpg Join us on Wednesday, June 14 from 9-11:30 a.m. as Constant Contact's Mike Coleman presents "The Power of the Inbox: Tips and strategies for successful email marketing." Register here.

Your list of customers, clients, donors, and prospects is the most important asset you have in your business. So it's important that you spend time and find the right strategy to build your list. Email marketing is the best (and proven) way to build your list. But it is essential to your business that you use the right strategies to make your email marketing work.

This powerful seminar takes you step-by-step through the keys to effective email marketing (and building your list).

From revealing why regular email doesn't work, to insider tips and techniques like automated list building tools and the design elements that work (and those that don't!), this seminar will give you the keys to the most effective marketing you can do: email marketing. Join us!
 
ONE WEEK LEFT FOR ETWLS CHAMBER DISCOUNT
As a Blount County Chamber member, you can attend the 2017 East Tennessee Women's Leadership Summit "Leading Beyond Limits," on Friday, June 9 at the Airport Hilton for $99.

The East Tennessee Women's Leadership Summit is an annual event, hosted by the Women's Leadership Council, a group of women volunteers who share a common interest in improving the lives of women in East Tennessee. The Summit's speakers and activities are targeted to help women in East Tennessee Live. Learn. Lead. in all aspects of their lives.

Sign up here by June 1 or get the 411.
 
JUNE MEMBER-TO-MEMBER PROMOTIONS
Member-to-member promotions for June are here. Check out the special deal CBBC Bank and AAA. See these and other promotions at member-to-member promotions. New offers are being posted almost daily, so check out the Blount County Chamber of Commerce Member-to-Member promotions online. This Member-to-Member Promotional Program offers you and your company the opportunity to market your products and services to the membership.
 
Here's how it works:
1. Submit a PDF of a service, product or discount you'd like to offer to the Chamber membership to jmuir@blountpartnership.com. Be sure to include an expiration date.
2. An email with all the promotions will be sent out on the final Monday of every month to our member database.
3. All promotions will be posted on www.BlountChamber.com
 
WHAT PERCENTAGE OF CONSUMERS WON'T RETURN IF YOUR WEBSITE ISN'T MOBILE?
Do you know what percent of consumers won't return if your website isn't mobile optimized? The correct answer is 61% of consumers. That means almost two thirds of all the consumers that search for your company are choosing not to patronize your business because your website isn't mobile friendly. Read more

Learn more about marketing your small business in a digital world, ask questions about social media, and take the time to discuss future campaign ideas. What are you waiting for? It's free with your chamber membership. Schedule your FREE session today.
 
If you have any questions regarding your free digital marketing member benefit ( Save Local Now), your digital platform, or online marketing in general please reach out the Blount Chamber's Rachel Coffman.
 
REMEMBER TO SHOP LOCAL
Think local first + Buy local when you can = Being a local!
 
Money spent in the community will go back into it in the form of creating employment opportunities.
 
Find what you're looking for in the Chamber Directory.
 
GOT AN EVENT OR NEWS? WE'D LOVE TO HEAR ABOUT
Is your organization hosting an event in the community? Submit it here on our community calendar. If it's a tourism event, please email Ashlee so she can post it on www.SmokyMountains.org.
 
Also, please send us any news releases or good news about your business. We'd love to share it with the community.
 
REMEMBER WHEN
""My Love," written by Paul McCartney to his first wife Linda and performed by Wings, topped the Billboard Hot 100 for four weeks during the summer of 1973. Billboard ranked it as the No. 5 song for 1973.

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May 29-June 4

 

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