Sunday, May 15, 2011

June Program / Luncheon

Thank you so much to our speaker, Sean Stewart, and all of the guests who came to our June program!
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>> Interested in viewing Sean's presentation? Click here!
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Am I blogging or is this therapy? Best practices in blog writing and promotion.

Date: Thursday, June 2, 2011
Time: 11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Location: Owens & Minor, 9120 Lockwood Blvd. Mechanicsville, VA 23116 | View map

Cost: $25 for members and full-time students; $30 for non-members. 

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For a beginning blogger, the initial lonely posts can seem like you’re just talking to yourself. And without the right promotion techniques, you’ll probably be doing just that for a long time. Successful blogs, created for personal or business purposes, rarely rocket to the top search results and set trends online without a strategy.
This discussion will include examples of businesses that use blogs well (along with some that could use some help), techniques for improving blog traffic and reader interaction, and some unexpected benefits of business blogging.
Speaker: Sean Stewart, Public Relations Professor and Media, Art, and Text Ph.D student at VCU.

Speaker Sean Stewart
Sean Stewart has degrees in public relations and advertising from Marshall University and has worked in communications for government and corporate agencies.

He is currently an instructor and Media, Art, and Text Ph.D. student at Virginia Commonwealth University.

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Wednesday, May 4, 2011

May Program & Luncheon

Join us for our May Program & Luncheon!
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Date: Thursday, May 5, 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: "The Art of Communications"

Attend our May Program & Luncheon to learn why Linda Bell Sinclair passionately believes that communications is an art! 


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Speaker: Linda Bell Sinclair

Linda Bell-Sinclair, IT Project Management Specialist for Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA), has performed project management, business analysis and IT change management for more than 15 years.


She is diversified in her technical training and has a wide range of professional experiences to pull from as she began with a 20 year career in the United States Air Force and later entered corporate America in late 1998 working in the banking industry.  Linda completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Management Studies in 1996 from the University of Maryland University College and then went on to obtain her Masters degree in Information Systems and Management from the University of Phoenix in the summer of 2006. 

Linda is an advocate for continuing education and makes time to assist other professionals advance their careers as an Adjunct Professor at Bryant and Stratton College in the Information Technology Studies Department.  As a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), she facilitates informational sessions on project management topics for the local chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI).