1307 Oretha Castle Blvd. #309, New Orleans, Louisiana 70113

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Social Media Summer Camp
7/12/2016 1:00:00 PM UTC - 7/27/2016 3:00:00 PM UTC
6363 St. Charles Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70118
Camp is over, but the learning doesn't have to stop! If you missed a session or need a re-cap, all the slides are available below.

We will be rescheduling our advanced session of Instagram. Join our mailing list to get the details >

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Past sessions
Facebook with Online Optimism

Beginner: Tuesday, July 12th
Scared of Facebook? Never even signed up? Just getting used to Liking things? This session is for all the Facebook beginners out there. We'll walk you through everything from signing up for the network (for both yourself and your business), to crafting the perfect first post. This session will also include why you may want to consider Facebook for your business, and an extremely brief look at how you can make sure your time spent on Facebook is actually worth it!

Intermediate/Advanced: Wednesday, July 13th
For those that already have a Facebook page, and are busy posting away, this session is perfect for taking your social media game to the next level. We're going to deep-dive into Facebook's advertising options, and showcase the amazing potential of its ad network. We'll cover the Power Editor, A/B Testing, Facebook Pixels, Custom Audiences, and Conversion Tracking (it's going to be a busy session!) By the end, you'll be able to walk away with the capability to run complex, trackable, and most importantly effective social media marketing campaigns.

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Online Reviews with Get Online NOLA:

Business-to-Consumer (B2C): Tuesday, July 19th
Reputation Marketing enables your customers and clients to do the talking for you. This is so important in today’s online world, because consumers trust what other people say about you more than what you say about yourself. This session will explore platforms and strategies that B2C companies can use to increase new business and customer loyalty, while giving your SEO a boost too. We’ll look at the specifics of setting up, configuring, and maintaining review sites such as Yelp, TripAdvisor, and Google +.  We’ll also cover techniques for encouraging better customer reviews, and managing the inevitable bad ones.

Business-to-Business (B2B): Wednesday, July 20th
Many B2B companies rely on word of mouth marketing, and the internet is “word of mouth” amplified exponentially. Customer reviews can be the deciding factor when a small business owner is looking for a new service provider. With the right setup and keywords, huge review platforms such as Google+, Facebook, and LinkedIn can provide increased traffic to your website, and generate new clientele. In this session, we’ll look at the specifics of setting up, configuring, and maintaining review sites to increase your business’ bottom line. We’ll also help you identify industry specific platforms that will give your SEO a boost. 

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Instagram with RapJab:
Beginner: Tuesday, July 26th
Get an overview of successful business models on Instagram and learn how to effectively manage your account. This session will review examples of various brand identity “points of entry” and their strategies. It will also include a case study of a local business and provide insights on content scheduling, hashtags, campaigns, and analytics.
Intermediate/Advanced: Wednesday, July 27th - rescheduled, date TBD
You’ve got the basics for Instagram for Business down, so join this session to gain valuable insights on how to meet revenue and engagement goals–as a company or brand of any size. This session will include critical “housekeeping” you might be overlooking (that could be hurting your brand), plus insights on content partner strategies, influencer outreach, and more.

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Double Reward Points Tuesdays!
Did you know we offer frequent shopper cards for every purchase over $50?! Fill up your card and receive a $50 credit on your next purchase. PLUS earn DOUBLE the reward points when you shop on Tuesdays! It's our way of saying thank you for your loyalty. XO, Feet First LOCATIONS: UPTOWN 4122 Magazine Street New Orleans, LA 70115 FRENCH QUARTER 526 Royal Street New Orleans, LA 70130
Know-It-All Trivia Night & Biz Showcase
This year StayLocal is changing up our SourceNOLA finale event! Instead of listening to a few experts speak, we’re going to see how many experts are in the room. For this night of trivia, we’ll break into teams and test your knowledge on business topics from historic New Orleans businesses, to professional etiquette, to national economic trends. There will be prizes, music, food, networking and area business-to-business (B2B) businesses will be tabling to show off their services.