ATLANTA, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Social Media Marketing University (SMMU) invites business owners and business professionals to participate in a free webinar with public relations and Twitter expert Ty Mays. Taking place on August 18 at 11 a.m. E.D.T., the session will provide a forum for attendees to ask questions about public relations and Twitter best practices, and how to marry PR and social media strategies for maximum results. To register, visit http://www.smmu.com/series.
Ty Mays is a public relations consultant and social media strategist, and the "Building Business with a Buzz" and "Twitter Essentials" instructor for Social Media Marketing University. Over the course of her career, she has helped small to midsized businesses and nonprofit organizations increase their visibility via placements on Good Morning America, Fox & Friends, CNN and other national media outlets. She is one of the top 30 public relations professionals to follow on Twitter according to eReleases.com.
During the webinar on August 18, Mays will answer questions and share insights on how to use public relations and Twitter to increase visibility, manage brand reputation, build relationships with journalists and secure more media coverage. The webinar will also be an ideal opportunity for business owners and business professionals to learn about how to integrate public relations and social media strategies, and tools and strategies to help increase ROI.
"Social media now gives brands even greater control of their message and more opportunities to create buzz," said John Souza, chief strategist and founder of Social Media Marketing University (http://www.smmu.com). "This webinar will be an excellent opportunity for business professionals and business owners to learn how they can take their enterprise to the next level by increasing the effectiveness of their public relations campaign, and augmenting it with proven social media strategies."
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. The Q&A webinar with Ty Mays is the eleventh session in the training firm's newly launched "No Holds Barred: Ask the Expert" series.
The series was launched in conjunction with the unveiling of the firm's newly expanded curriculum, which now includes 11 courses on social media and online marketing. Course topics include:
- Strategic PR - http://socialmediamarketinguniversity.com/strategic-pr/
- Twitter Essentials - http://socialmediamarketinguniversity.com/twitter-essentials/
- Facebook marketing - http://socialmediamarketinguniversity.com/facebook/
- Blogging - http://socialmediamarketinguniversity.com/blogging/
- Email marketing - http://socialmediamarketinguniversity.com/email-marketing/
- Video marketing with YouTube - http://socialmediamarketinguniversity.com/video-marketing/
In addition to offering social media marketing classes, free social media 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.
To sign up for the webinar Q&A with public relations and Twitter expert Ty Mays on August 18 at 11 a.m. E.D.T., visit http://www.smmu.com/series. Registration for the webinar is free. Space is limited.
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 social media class curriculum includes interactive sessions and instruction on social media strategy, platforms and tools. The program currently boasts nearly 3,000 graduates, and more than 65,000 business owners and business professionals have attended SMMU's social media webinars. For more information, visit http://www.smmu.com.
For more information, contact:
Ty Mays, Media Relations
(770) 256-8710 / firstname.lastname@example.org
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