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8/17 Letter from the President

08/02/2017 3:57 PM | Nancy Carpenter

Letter from the President

Dear East Mountain Chamber Members and Friends,

Summer break is coming to a close and school is starting soon. With that event we also have an Understanding FaceBook training class that will be held on 8/22/17 from 9 am to 12 pm.  It will cost $30 and will be held at Automated Systems, Inc. in Cedar Crest.  Cecelia Dardanes will be the instructor.  Check out her website at http://ceceliasgoodstuff.com.  Below is the agenda.  She has also been advising us with using social media to promote The Taste of the East Mountains.  More details to follow in a flyer. 

Helpful Tips to Grow your Business and Create Brand Recognition

1.     Create a Page
2.     Create a Business Page
3.     Understanding how to “Talk with Friends and Followers”
4.     Share using creative posts
5.     Build a Community by creating conversation
6.     Using and understanding # Hash Tags
7.     Ask questions – create interaction
8.     Images are Key!
9.     Label your images with your web site
10.   Only 6% of your people see what your post – algorithm
11.    Join Facebook Groups
12.    You will never please everyone.
13.    Take small steps – plan – schedule.
14.    Always link to your site.
15.    Be consistent!
16.     #1 - Content is King!

Remember our 11:30 am August 3, 2017 luncheon meeting will be held at Mags Indoor Shooting Range at 410 Camino Oriente in Moriarty.  

Our featured speaker will be Beverly Cruz, SVP Chief Business Development Officer from the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce.  She will be giving us ideas of how volunteer organizations can be organized more efficiently.  

Lunch will be provided by our member Pizza 9 in Moriarty, and a special homemade baked dessert is from Double C’s Diner in Moriarty.

Other member events in August are the Chuck Wagon Supper Show at Wildlife West in Edgewood on 8/05/17.  Information is available at http://wildlifewest.org/wwblog/chuck-wagon-suppers/.  

Please check www.EastMountainChamber.com/Events website for future member events and information.  Additionally, contact Gail Rossi at 281-1999 if you have any events coming up so she can add them to our events calendar and then we can help promote them for you.

Don't forget to bring your business cards!  Come out and network.



Nancy Carpenter, President

East Mountain Chamber of Commerce

Automated Systems, Inc.



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