(FLINT, Mich. – Aug. 27, 2013) – Gain the skills needed to compete and stand out in the realm of online marketing with “Introduction to Online Marketing by the MLive Media Group,”  a series of seminars hosted by MLive /The Flint Journal and the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce.  These seminars will educate and equip business owners and professionals with the knowledge and tools they need to propel their organization forward with online marketing.

There is no charge to attend these monthly sessions and lunch is included. Sessions run from noon to 1 p.m. at the MLive Media Group, 540 S. Saginaw St, Flint. RSVP at: http://flintandgeneseelunchandlearn-es2.eventbrite.com/?rank=3 or by calling the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce at (810) 600-1404.

 Upcoming sessions include:

Online Visibility Check Up: Getting Found by Search Engines (Part 1), Sept. 25, designed to help business owners and professionals understand the importance and anatomy of a search engine results page, as well as some tactics of getting found by consumers when they are searching for your products or services.

Online Visibility Check Up: Grading your Website’s Online Effectiveness (Part 2), Oct. 23, covering website search engine optimization tips, user navigation pitfalls and an overview of Google analytics.

Building Brand Awareness Online, Nov. 20, addressing the importance of name recognition and awareness in the market and getting potential customers to think of your business first when they are in the market for your goods and services.