ATLANTA, Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Social Media Marketing University (SMMU) invites business owners and business professionals to participate in #SMMUChat, a new Twitter chat created to encourage discourse on social media and online marketing trends and best practices. #SMMUChat will take place every Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET. The first chat launches on October 26 and will address common questions business professionals have about search engine optimization. Visit http://www.smmulive.com/smmuchat for more information.
"Social media is constantly evolving, making it difficult for many business owners and business professionals to stay on top of trends and best practices," said John Souza, founder and chief strategist of Social Media Marketing University. "We decided to launch this Twitter chat to give social business leaders a platform to ask questions, learn about new, leading edge strategies and network with experts and peers."
#SMMUChat is a weekly interactive Q&A and discussion on Twitter. Each chat features Social Media Marketing University instructors, special guest experts and a growing community of Twitter users. #SMMUChat is one of many resources made available by Social Media Marketing University to help business owners and business professionals increase social media proficiency.
The first #SMMUChat discussion on October 26 will focus on leveraging search engine optimization to boost online visibility, Web traffic and sales. Participants can submit their top questions about SEO at http://www.smmulive.com/smmuchat. The Twitter chat will center around the top 10 questions submitted.
Social Media Marketing University is the training arm of Social Media Magic, recognized as one of the top five social media services for businesses by the Mashable Awards. With 11 courses, SMMU currently offers the most expansive social media and online marketing curriculum. Course topics include:
- Search Engine Optimization -- http://socialmediamarketinguniversity.com/search-engine-optimization/
- Pay-Per-Click -- http://socialmediamarketinguniversity.com/pay-per-click/
- Blogging -- http://socialmediamarketinguniversity.com/blogging/
- Facebook marketing -- http://socialmediamarketinguniversity.com/facebook/
- Mobile marketing -- http://socialmediamarketinguniversity.com/mobile-marketing/
- Video marketing with YouTube -- http://socialmediamarketinguniversity.com/video-marketing/
In addition to offering social media courses, free weekly webinars and opportunities for certification, Social Media Magic also provides "done for you" services for companies and organizations of all sizes, including small businesses, colleges and universities and global enterprises.
About Social Media Marketing University
Social Media Marketing University (SMMU) is the world's most trusted social media training program. Courses are taught by some of the world's foremost authorities on social media and online marketing best practices, and the curriculum includes interactive sessions and instruction on social media strategy, platforms and tools. More than 70,000 business owners and business professionals have attended SMMU's training program and weekly webinars. For more information, visit http://www.smmu.com.
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Ty Mays, Media Relations
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