Friday, April 15, 2011

April Program / Luncheon

Join us for our April Program & Luncheon!
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Date: Thursday, April 7, 2011
Time: 11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Location: Owens & Minor, 9120 Lockwood Blvd. Mechanicsville, VA 23116 | click to view map
Cost: $25 for members and full-time students; $30 for non-members. 

Register : Click here to register now.
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Topic: "Social Media for Business from a VCU Student's Perspective"
Attend our April program to learn the do's and don’ts of the "big three" (Facebook, Twitter and Foursquare) and how to connect with your customers using these tools. You’ll also learn how to use social media to grow sales and foster brand loyalty as well as leverage social media as a PR tool and manage your business's online reputation using social media from our guest speaker, Trevor Dickerson.

Join us for an informative session to find out which tools to use and other best practices from a young business owner!



Trevor Dickerson
Speaker: Trevor Dickerson
Trevor Dickerson, 22, is the owner of RVA MediaWorks, LLC, a small media services company specializing in web design, video production, voice work and print design. He has designed, developed and/or managed such popular local websites as Richmond BizSense (richmondbizsense.com), Richmond Mom (richmondmom.com) and Tobacco Avenue (tarichmond.com).

Dickerson also edits and publishes Downtown Short Pump (downtownshortpump.com), an online newsmagazine for Richmond's Far West End featuring news and development updates, a restaurant and shopping guide and weekly columnists. The site receives upwards of 35,000 page views per month.

Dickerson has become a resource on social media best practices and has spoken in mass communications classes at Virginia Commonwealth University, been a panelist in a number of social media-oriented discussions including Social Media Club's educational program series, as well as made numerous television appearances on all three local news stations as a resource for social media-related stories.
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Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Recap of April's Program


Wow! What an excellent meeting! It was a pleasure to have Trevor Dickerson speak about growing your business using the "big three" social media avenues - Facebook, Twitter and Foursquare. Let's recap!

April's Presentation:


ABOUT TREVOR DICKERSON
He may only be 22 years, but this kid has it going on. Here's a (brief) bio:
  • Owns RVAMediaWorks, which specializes in website design, print designs and voice work 
  • Founded and maintains blog that attracts more than 35,000 visitors per month on average (www.downtownshortpump.com)
  • Voted Richmond's 2010 Up-And-Comer by RVA Magazine
  • Sophomore at VCU (currently not enrolled in classes but is planning to return in the fall)