IRVINE, Calif., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrepreneur magazine will host the first of 2011's FREE seminar series in Houston, helping small-business owners transform the power of Internet marketing into more customers and sales. The Online Marketing and Social Media Crash Course, sponsored by Deluxe and Sprint, provides an opportunity for entrepreneurs to develop valuable customer connections using social media as well as network with their local small-business community.
Starting April 21, social media strategist and international publicist Starr Hall, one of Entrepreneur's experts, will teach local business owners how to immediately get cost-effective online strategies working for their businesses. Entrepreneurs who'd like to attend the popular seminar should register at entrepreneur.com/events/bizsuccess now to ensure a spot in what's likely to be a full-capacity event.
The Houston breakfast seminar is the first of six in the complimentary Deluxe and Sprint-sponsored series that Entrepreneur will host in cities across the U.S. The seminars have been made possible—and at no cost to attendees—thanks to Deluxe and Sprint's shared commitment to supporting the small-business community.
Business owners can register for free events in:
- Houston; Hyatt Regency Houston; April 21, 2011
- Chicago; Hyatt Regency O'Hare; May 11, 2011
- Atlanta; Renaissance Atlanta Waverly; June 15, 2011
- New York; Marriott Teaneck at Glenpointe; July 14, 2011
- Los Angeles; Hyatt Regency Long Beach; August 16, 2011
- Miami; Hyatt Regency Miami; September 13, 2011
Entrepreneur invites everyone to join the seminar conversation on Twitter using the #bizsuccess hashtag for each of the events.
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About Deluxe Corporation
Deluxe Corporation is a growth engine for small businesses and financial institutions. Through its industry-leading businesses and brands, Deluxe helps small businesses and financial institutions attract and retain customers. The company employs a multi-channel strategy to provide a suite of lifecycle-driven solutions to its customers. In addition to its personalized printed products, Deluxe offers a growing suite of small business services, including logo design, payroll, web design and hosting, business networking and other web-based services to help small businesses grow. In the financial services industry, Deluxe sells check programs and fraud prevention, customer loyalty and retention programs to help banks build lasting relationships and grow core deposits. Deluxe also sells personalized checks, accessories and other services directly to consumers. For more information about Deluxe, visit www.deluxe.com.
About Sprint Nextel
Sprint Nextel offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline communications services bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers, businesses and government users. Sprint Nextel served more than 49.9 million customers at the end of 2010 and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; offering industry-leading mobile data services, leading prepaid brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Newsweek ranked Sprint No. 6 in its 2010 Green Rankings, listing it as one of the nation's greenest companies, the highest of any telecommunications company. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.
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