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Facebook Presents Boost Your Business Seminar

August 28, 2017, 6:30 AM HST
* Updated August 28, 6:36 AM
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Facebook and the Chamber of Commerce Hawai‘i will host a free Boost Your Business seminar in Hilo at the Grand Naniloa Hotel Hilo on Monday, Aug. 28, at noon.

The seminar is free to the public and all businesses are welcome to attend. The seminar aims to teach local small business owners how to optimize their presence and engage customers on Facebook.

The seminar will kick off with welcoming remarks from Sen. Mazie K. Hirono and will be followed by a presentation from a Facebook small business expert on the latest Facebook best practices and strategies for success.

A question-and-answer session will follow, featuring a panel of local small business people that will share their Facebook tips, tricks and suggestions.

The Hilo-area small businesses participating on the panel are: Big Island Coffee Roasters and Simply Sisters by Lola Miller Designs.

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“In a 21st century economy, using social media to promote Hawaii’s small businesses is a necessity. I look forward to working with Facebook and the Chamber of Commerce Hawaii to help entrepreneurs start up or improve their use of social media to expand their reach and grow their businesses,” said Sen. Hirono.

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There are more than 65 million businesses worldwide using Facebook to connect with customers, and approximately 8 in 10 Facebook users are connected to at least one small business in their network.

To register and for more information, visit go online.

The Grand Naniloa Hotel is located at 3 Banyan Drive.

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