Description: As a new entrepreneur, you’ll need more than good products or services to grow your business. It’s also important to have strong customer-focused marketing strategies to reach your audience and turn them
into loyal customers.
In this workshop, you will learn how to:
-Create a compelling brand
-Define your audience
-Build loyalty and advocacy
Maria Elena Duron is a digital marketing professional with more than 18 years experience in all aspects of digital initiatives for start-ups and all sized businesses. She has over a dozen years active experience in international eCommerce. Her expertise was awarded by the Texas Governor’s office with the Excellence in Small Business Award and Person of Vision award for the State of Texas. She is recognized by the Grow with Google Program and commissioned to speak professionally for Google.
- 18+ years of practical experience in online and offline connections and developing brand communities including founding one of the Top 10 Twitter chats in the world
- Serves as a skilled catalyst for positive conversation around your brand.
- Delivers great brand recognition to clients and their positioning as industry experts
- Through a partnership, provides Appreciation at Work and Appreciation in Business workshops to passionate professionals and executives.
Maria is a guest lecturer at the University of Texas SBDC, editor-in-chief of the award winning Personal Branding Blog, and a contributing columnist for publications like Business Insider, American Business Journal, Fox Business, US News & World Report, Entrepreneur, The Huffington Post, and The Young Entrepreneurs Council. Maria was awarded the Texas Governor’s Excellence in Small Business Award and is the founder of #brandchat, a recognized online chat focused on marketing and branding. She earned her B.B.A. in marketing from Texas Tech University and graduate work at Cornell University, University of California in Davis, and University of Phoenix.
This training is brought to you in part by the Center for Rural Affairs. Its mission is to “Establish strong rural communities, social and economic justice, environmental stewardship, and genuine opportunity for all while engaging people in decisions that affect the quality of their lives and the future of their communities.”