MRPA Professional Development Opportunity!

The Professional Development Committee is pleased to announce that we will be holding our first professional development workshop in Worcester on Thursday November 13, 2014 from 9:00 – 1:00pm at the Worcester Park and Recreation Department. 

This workshop will be a valuable training tool for all levels of staff within your department,   .35 CEU’s is available as well.  Please pre-register so we can plan accordingly.  Snacks and drinks will be provided.  You don’t want to miss this one!

“Social Media 101 and 102 – A Morning of Social Media”

Thinking about marketing your department with social media – or perhaps you are already using social media, but want to take it to the next level?  Then join us for a fun, dynamic and informative morning full of actionable insights, tips and techniques you can use immediately!  We will:

  • Address your concerns about social media – if it is for you and your organization, the value it can offer in reaching existing and new customers.

  • Show how effective social media marketing can engage your current connections to drive repeat business, referrals and new business.

  • Take a look at the 5 most popular social media networks – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and Pinterest – and help you decide what is right for your business.

  • Take a closer look and show you the benefits of each platform (what works, for who, etc.)

  • Look at what came next: how and what to post on social media.

  • Examine “dos and don’ts” for each channel.

  • Share tips on how to tell if your social media activity is working.

  • Show you how to get started quickly and easily – plus share live stories of social media success, showcasing how other organizations and companies just like yours are marketing successfully with social media.

Come ready with your questions, your business cards, your creativity and enthusiasm!

This workshop is being instructed by Constant Contact, Suzan Czajkowski Communication & Online Marketing Coach will be our speaker.   Hope you can join us!

Cost:  $10 per person/ $15 if you need the .35 CEU’s

Any questions please contact Nancy McShea, professional development chair at 


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