Simplifying the Art of Business Blogging

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Simplifying the Art of Business Blogging

Have you been told you need a blog to attract attention to your website and business? Marketers who prioritize blogging are 13x more likely to achieve a positive ROI on their efforts.

This seminar will simplify how to make that happen so you can get on your way to better business success. The information will help small business owners either be prepared to start a business blog or will help them understand what to look for in a blog written by a freelance writer.

Simplifying the Art of Business Blogging is designed to teach the basics of blogging for a business including:

Why a business should have a blog
How to decide if you should do your blog in-house or outsource it
Planning your business blog
What to write about
Best practices for formatting
Best practices for writing
Tips for success, including how to integrate into your overall sales and marketing plan.

There will be several hands-on exercises that will allow participants to create a plan for their business blog.

This seminar is designed for several potential audiences including:
-Small business owners (including authors) who want to start a blog
-Employees of a small business who will be responsible for the business blog
-Writers interested in learning more about this specific niche.

Jamie Smith of Jamie’s Notebook gives companies and organizations “a voice with the written word.” Her mission is to help businesses and organizations discover and express their passion and purpose through the content they produce.

Jamie has become well-known in Northwest Arkansas for her ability to create content that informs, inspires and enlightens. Her business and writing expertise is often sought through one-on-one consulting, as well as when she leads seminars for various organizations. 

Jamie’s career in words began in 2000 when she graduated from John Brown University with a degree in journalism. She worked as a full-time reporter in Oklahoma then Benton County until being laid off in 2010. It was then that she started her business, Jamie’s Notebook. She also wrote for many local publications, including Talk Business (formerly The City Wire for several years as a freelance contributor. After testing many options, she realized her niche and passion is copywriting for businesses and organizations with an emphasis on online communications. 

When she’s not copywriting or consulting, Jamie participates in Captivating Heart Women’s Ministry, works as a Personal Leadership Effectiveness advisor, and writes on her personal blog, Jamie’s Thots. She lives in Elkins with her husband. They enjoy playing with their four furkids (two dogs and two cats), testing new recipes, and seeing what’s new on Netflix.

Event Location

Center for Nonprofits
1200 W. Walnut St., STE 1260
Rogers, AR 72756

Event Fees:

Price Per Person $ 25.00

Registration is closed for this event.

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