Our topic for the night: Social Media Made Easy: The internet and marketing is becoming social. From Facebook to Twitter to review sites like HomeStars the homeowner and their social networks are going to be part of your marketing, whether you like it or not. Steven Dempsey of Canadian Contractor Magazine and Brian Sharwood will discuss taking control of the discussion about your company online and making sure you are always putting your best face forward.
This months first speaker is Steve Dempsey – publisher for Canadian Contractor magazine. Steve Dempsey is a marketing and communications expert with 20 years of experience. A self confessed online and social media junkie, Steve will share tips and ideas on how to use social media to your advantage.
Our second speaker is Brian Sharwood, President of HomeStars. Prior to joining the company in 2008 he was a management consultant and industry analyst covering the telecommunications and technology industry as Principal of SeaBoard Group and founded his own strategy consulting company, Think-Forward. He manages the HomeStars social media accounts as well as publishes a local blog.
The evening is Fee: $35.00 for non CARAHS members. CARAHS members are free. You can also come as a guest of HomeStars at no charge. Register early as seating is limited. RSVP to Monica: monica at carahs.org or call Toll Free 1.866.366.2930