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Strategic Planning, Style Branding, Team Building and Marketing
 
Find your niche in the business world as a Social Media Manager. Every company, regardless of size, needs a social media manager to build a compelling, powerful and positive digital marketing presence. Turn your passion for social media and your love of writing into a successful company as you build a thriving social network both for your own business and clients. We'll discuss how to get started, target those who need and value you and pricing of services. You'll learn why you need to be familiar with writing website content, blogs, newsletters, convertible social media posts and more. Get an overview of the day to day running of the business, including how to balance your time between writing, marketing and billing. A $3 materials fee is payable to instructor.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM; starting 10/14/2017, ending 10/14/2017

Tuition: $79.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Southern Hills Middle Location : 
  Southern Hills Middle.

Room :  277

Instructor : Jules Marie 

Please read:  A $3 materials fee is payable to instructor.



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A blog is simply a short and informative article of about 350 words. Blogs can be an enjoyable hobby and also a way to earn additional income. Whether you're interested in blogging for your own enjoyment or for employment opportunities, you'll find blogs are an essential part of today's business world. In this interactive workshop, you'll learn the essential components for creating an optimized blog with rich, engaging, informative content, images and video. We'll also discuss social media platforms and how to promote your blog. We'll cover how to connect with other bloggers and the importance of guest blogging. Be sure to bring a few ideas you'd like to blog about to class; no writing experience necessary. Bring a laptop if you want to follow along real-time.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 9/25/2017, ending 9/25/2017

Tuition: $65.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Arapahoe Campus Location : 
  Arapahoe Campus.

Room :  368

Instructor : Jules Marie 



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A blog is simply a short and informative article of about 350 words. Blogs can be an enjoyable hobby and also a way to earn additional income. Whether you're interested in blogging for your own enjoyment or for employment opportunities, you'll find blogs are an essential part of today's business world. In this interactive workshop, you'll learn the essential components for creating an optimized blog with rich, engaging, informative content, images and video. We'll also discuss social media platforms and how to promote your blog. We'll cover how to connect with other bloggers and the importance of guest blogging. Be sure to bring a few ideas you'd like to blog about to class; no writing experience necessary. Bring a laptop if you want to follow along real-time.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; starting 11/16/2017, ending 11/16/2017

Tuition: $65.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Southern Hills Middle Location : 
  Southern Hills Middle.

Room :  277

Instructor : Jules Marie 



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Fill your small business toolbox with free or inexpensive marketing options to help your business grow and flourish. This class will help you find your voice in the digital world with DIY tips for promoting your product or service via websites, blogs, videos, events, contests, giveaways, causes, reviews, visitor posts, newsletters, lead or landing pages, and social media platforms. Effectively present your product or service to key media and e-news outlets via press releases, media advisories and public service announcements. Think of bootstrap marketing as millionaire marketing on a shoestring budget. Bring a laptop if you'd like to follow along real-time. A $3 materials fee is payable to instructor.

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 9/27/2017, ending 9/27/2017

Tuition: $79.00

Materials Cost: $3.00

Location : Casey Middle Location : 
  Casey Middle.

Room :  B330

Instructor : Jules Marie 

Please read:  A $3 materials fee is payable to instructor.



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Fill your small business toolbox with free or inexpensive marketing options to help your business grow and flourish. This class will help you find your voice in the digital world with DIY tips for promoting your product or service via websites, blogs, videos, events, contests, giveaways, causes, reviews, visitor posts, newsletters, lead or landing pages, and social media platforms. Effectively present your product or service to key media and e-news outlets via press releases, media advisories and public service announcements. Think of bootstrap marketing as millionaire marketing on a shoestring budget. Bring a laptop if you'd like to follow along real-time. A $3 materials fee is payable to instructor.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM; starting 12/2/2017, ending 12/2/2017

Tuition: $79.00

Materials Cost: $3.00

Location : Casey Middle Location : 
  Casey Middle.

Room :  B330

Instructor : Jules Marie 

Please read: A $3 materials fee is payable to instructor.



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Choice is at the center of what we do, or do not do. When we are too busy to look at what our business is trying to tell us, there are many reasons. Regardless of the reasons, in this workshop you will learn to recognize when you are avoiding parts of the business; prioritize what's important; learn creative ways to stay on task; and discover how to take the guesswork out of listening to the day-to-day rhythms of our business. Let's learn how to make choices that grow our business! A $10 materials fee is payable to instructor.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 9/30/2017, ending 9/30/2017

Tuition: $79.00

Materials Cost: $10.00

Location : Southern Hills Middle Location : 
  Southern Hills Middle.

Room :  277

Instructor : Jessica Dewell 



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Design an iconic logo that captures the identity of your business or yourself. Choose anything you would like to brand – your company, band, team or products. Starting with your name or business name, you will use the four sessions to develop your original brand logo. Please bring tracing paper, pencil (5B - 8B), eraser and graph paper. A $5 materials fee is payable to instructor. PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF LOCATION. CLASS IS NOW BEING HELD AT CASEY MIDDLE SCHOOL, ROOM C215.

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; 4 sessions; starting 10/17/2017, ending 11/7/2017

Tuition: $119.00

Materials Cost: $5.00

Location : Casey Middle Location : 
  Casey Middle.

Room :  C215

Instructor : Fuki Funakoshi 

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Your business exists to solve a specific problem. When we have customers who want us to be different, we face a dilemma. Is what they want beneficial to our business or does it take us away from what we do well? In this workshop you'll learn how to establish feedback loops and listening posts; how to consider and evaluate feedback and requests; and when (and how) to say no. A $10 materials fee is payable to instructor.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 10/21/2017, ending 10/21/2017

Tuition: $79.00

Materials Cost: $10.00

Location : Casey Middle Location : 
  Casey Middle.

Room :  C230

Instructor : Jessica Dewell 



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Maximize your Facebook business reach and engagement as you capitalize on the use of ads, boosts, groups and events. Boosted posts and ads help you increase your fan base by targeting potential clients by location, interests, age and gender. Events take your message to the next level as you invite new and future fans to your store opening, yoga training, musical event or birthday party. Groups are an additional marketing tool that allows like-minded others to rally around your brand, product, service or idea. These digital marketing tools are critical to the success of every small business. NOTE: Please take Facebook for Business for New Users before registering for this class unless you are already an intermediate level. Bring a laptop to class to follow along real-time. A $3 materials fee is payable to instructor.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 10/7/2017, ending 10/7/2017

Tuition: $49.00

Materials Cost: $3.00

Location : Arapahoe Campus Location : 
  Arapahoe Campus.

Room :  IT 121 computer lab

Instructor : Jules Marie 

Please read: A $3 materials fee is payable to instructor.



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Learn how to build a dynamic Facebook business page for your product or service. You'll learn how to optimize your posts with compelling, relevant and meaningful content; where to get photos and images; why and when to use hashtags; how often and what you should post and how to curate and share content. You'll gain an understanding about your post's analytics, insights, reach and engagement which will help you create effective digital marketing campaigns. We'll create a boosted post and an event in class and watch the results. Bring a laptop if you want to follow along real-time. A $3 materials fee is payable to instructor.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM; starting 9/30/2017, ending 9/30/2017

Tuition: $79.00

Materials Cost: $3.00

Location : Casey Middle Location : 
  Casey Middle.

Room :  B330

Instructor : Jules Marie 

Please read: A $3 materials fee is payable to instructor.



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Businesses using strategic plans are 12% more profitable, yet 70% of businesses don't execute their plan. This workshop will focus on using the right information to inform strategic planning for growth and profitability. You will clarify the details and significance of your business’ path, connecting the dots to become a better and more thoughtful leader. Finally, you will take all this information and make decisions based on what you have discovered. A $10 materials fee is payable to instructor.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 10/28/2017, ending 10/28/2017

Tuition: $79.00

Materials Cost: $10.00

Location : Casey Middle Location : 
  Casey Middle.

Room :  C230

Instructor : Jessica Dewell 



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Working for yourself is a daunting venture with unlimited possibilities. To ensure your success, you need to know the legalities, tax structures and common sense of running a business. Making the right decisions early on will help eliminate surprises and allow you to plan for a profitable future. A $15 materials fee is payable to instructor for workbook.

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; 3 sessions; starting 10/3/2017, ending 10/17/2017

Tuition: $119.00

Materials Cost: $15.00

Location : Arapahoe Campus Location : 
  Arapahoe Campus.

Room :  368

Instructor : Will Highfield 



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