In the spirit of NCAA® March Madness®, The UPS Store is hosting a series of one-hour small business Twitter chats to help small business owners “Get in the Game,” “Stay in the Game,” and “Win the Game.” Chat one-on-one with well-known small business experts about overcoming the challenges you face as a business owner.
All Twitter chat participants will be automatically entered to win one of The UPS Store’s new Small Business Tool Kits. Sound good? To be eligible, follow @TheUPSStore and include the hashtag #SBOadvice in your tweets during any of the one-hour chats. Check out our lineup:
Tuesday, March 19 – 3 p.m. EDT
If you’re a small business owner just starting out, join Michelle McCullough (@StartupPrincess) for guidance on business success and making your dreams a reality. McCullough is a startup and growth expert and helped found Startup Princess, a network of entrepreneurs who offer resources, support and mentoring to community members.
Tuesday, March 26 – 3 p.m. EDT
focused on helping small business owners, and regularly speaks at small business events. If your small business is up and running but you need help spreading the word, Chandler’s marketing expertise is sure to help your small business create a marketing plan that will slam-dunk the competition.
Tuesday, April 2 – 3 p.m. EDT
Author and entrepreneurship expert Barry Moltz (@barrymoltz) will give advice on becoming more competitive and taking your small business to the next level. Moltz hosts his own radio show, Business Insanity Talk Radio, and writes regularly for the American Express Open Forum and Forbes.com.
New to Twitter chatting? Here’s how to get started:
1. Create an account at Twitter.com.
2. Follow @TheUPSStore.
3. Use our custom TweetGrid to view the conversation in real-time:
- Get in the Game: http://bit.ly/10iECos
- Stay in the Game: http://bit.ly/10iEtBn
- Win the Game: http://bit.ly/WzlmFW
4. To join the chat, tweet your question or comment and include the hashtag #SBOadvice in your tweet. (TweetGrid will automatically include the #SBOadvice hashtag.) Make sure your tweet is 140 characters or less.
5. The TweetGrid will refresh automatically. You should see your question appear in the conversation.
Mark your calendars and be sure to follow @TheUPSStore to stay up to date on all the action. See you there!
|Category:||Business Insights, Helpful Tips and Ideas|
|Tags:||March Madness, The UPS Store franchise, Twitter|