Business Development Workshops

Presented by Seamen's Bank

ptownie has created a series of four group workshops in October 2017 focusing on the most common and challenging questions facing small businesses today. The series will discuss practical applications and industry tools that allow businesses to come away with immediate actions for growth.

In order to offer the best possible experience, each Workshop is limited to a total of five attendees. Each session is offered at a cost of $5, and pre-registration is required.  Please contact Matt Clark via email at mattclark@ptownie.com to sign up.

Writing for the Web
October 17, 2017
6:00-7:30

People read differently online. Studies have shown that you’ve got seven seconds to attract and hold their attention—that’s the attention span of a goldfish! Your copy and content can make or break your website, blog, or other online presentation. This workshop will show how to design, strategize, and maintain your web content, characteristics of good online content, and how to write for your audience.

I Need a Website—What Are My Options?
October 18, 2017
6:00-7:30

You know your business needs a website, but how do you decide among all the options out there? We’ll help you figure out what you need in a website as we explore some of the most popular platforms (Wix, SquareSpace, WordPress) and help you pick one that’s just right for you and your business. Come and learn from our experience with the mistakes and successes we’ve seen in our own businesses and those of our clients.

Facebook for Your Small Business
October 24, 2017
6:00-7:30

Facebook is the most targeted and efficient form of advertising, especially for small and medium-sized businesses. Do you know how to use it to communicate with prospects and customers? This workshop will look at some of the basics you can do as a small/medium-sized business to help grow your business. We’ll be sure to leave plenty of time for questions and real-life solutions.

SEO 101 for Beginners
October 25, 2017
6:00-7:30

Here’s a simple truth: if search engines can’t find you online, then neither will the people you want to attract. Basic search engine optimization is easier than you think. Come learn some techniques that you can apply now to bring in more users, readers, customers or clients!

Mike Miller is the founder of ptownie.com. After a career in magazine publishing at Time Warner and a passion for startups and social enterprises, he launched ptownie as an economic driver to help year-round businesses in Provincetown. mike@ptownie.com

Jeannette de Beauvoir has been delivering eye-catching copy and content for businesses worldwide for over 25 years. She writes, edits, teaches, and inspires at www.jeannettedebeauvoir.com.

Matt Clark is ptownie’s tech and programming guru. Matt is the former Executive Director of the Provincetown Public Library and in another life, was an acclaimed professional runner sponsored by Adidas. mattclark@ptownie.com

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