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Reach Your Customers Online with Google

Thursday, Oct 11 2018 8:00AM to 10:00AM

Demming Bass, Google Speaker
Gaston College- Kimbrell Campus 7220 Wilkinson Blvd. Belmont, NC 28012

Reach Your Customers Online with Google

Presented by Google, SBTDC, TechWorks, and BIG

Partner Organizations: Gaston Chamber and Montcross Chamber 

Date: Thurday, October 11, 2018

Location: Gaston College Kimbrell Campus

7220 Wilkinson Blvd.

Belmont, NC 28012

This location is easy access from all of Charlotte

Parking: Free and easy parking for all registrants. Parking details will be sent with your registration confirmation.

Time: 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Registration: Register below or RSVP to terry@bigcouncil.com

"Reach Your Customers Online with Google" 

Includes Free Google Swag!

The workshop will be presented by the engaging Demming Bass, Official Speaker for Google's Get Your Business Online Program. Don't miss this insightful opportunity.

Anyone who wants to learn new marketing skills or reach potential customers online will learn about search engine optimization (SEO), search engine marketing (SEM), content marketing, and social media marketing. The result? Demming Bass, Official Speaker for Google's Get Your Business Online Program, will unveil a strategy that can get your organization, business, or event in front of your target audience.

Learn how customers find your business online and how to promote your online presence with search engine optimization (SEO) and online advertising. Attendees will be introduced to tools to help you run your business online, including Google Analytics, Google Trends, and more.

In this session, you’ll learn how to:
1. Create and verify a free Google My Business listing
2. Optimize your website for search and mobile
3. Use search engine marketing opportunities for your business
4. Benefit from free online tools to grow your business
5. Learn simple but effective tips for content and email marketing

Demming Bass Bio:

Demming is a speaker for Google’s Get Your Business Online program and the CEO of two creative marketing consulting firms: New Marketing Makeover and Chamber Marketing Makeover. His marketing, branding and public relations career began in the early 1990s. After an award-winning career as a chamber of commerce executive in NC and GA for 17 years, he became Constant Contact’s Southeast U.S. Regional Development Director where he trained more than 8,000 small businesses, nonprofits and chambers how to be better marketers.

He has been recognized as one of the “Top 100 Most Notable Georgians” by Georgia Trend Magazine, one of the Top 40 Under 40 Most Influential Leaders in Georgia by both the Atlanta Business Chronicle and Georgia Trend, and North Carolina State University Alumni Association’s Outstanding Alumni in the field of Communication and Public Relations. Demming graduated cum laude from North Carolina State University and earned the Institute of Organizational Management IOM) professional designation from the College of Charleston.

  • I love small businesses and entrepreneurs!
  • I’m a “Top 40” songwriter
  • I’m an artist that has donated $20,000+ in artwork to local charities
  • My twin daughters and I share the same birthday - May 11
  • On average I read one book per week


8:00 am - 8:30 am   Registration and Networking- continental breakfast and coffee

8:30 am - 8:45 am   Opening Remarks  

8:45 am - 10:00 am  Interactive Presentation by Demming Bass

Program Cost:

BIG Members, TechWorks, SBTDC - Free
Gaston College Faculty, Staff, Students: Free

Guests: $20, includes Google swag bags!

(You will be sent an invoice by BIG)

Registration Required: Register below or RSVP to terry@bigcouncil.com

Dress Attire: Business casual

Thanks to our Host Sponsor: Gaston College