CHARLESTON -– The U.S. Small Business Administration and West Virginia SCORE, Counselors to America's Small Businesses, is sponsoring the free webinar "Social Media Marketing for Small Business" from noon to 1 p.m. on March 12 and April 9.

Registration is available online at www.wvscore.org or by calling (304) 347-5220.

Social media has exploded as an inexpensive and highly effective way for small businesses to reach out and interact with customers. This webinar provides participants with an overview of business uses for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and blogging.

Kara Gray of New Horizon Consulting is the presenter. Interested business owners can participate in the training without leaving the comfort of their own office. All that is needed is a telephone and a computer.

The mission of the SBA is to aid, counsel, assist and promote the interests of small businesses by providing financial, procurement and business development assistance and advocating on their behalf within the government. All SBA programs, services and cosponsored activities are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis.

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