Walnut Creek Patch is pleased to announce that Heather McNeil will join us at next week's Main Street Meet-Up to work with local business owners on how to improve their online presence via social media.
Heather McNeil, a foodie blogger and business social media consultant extraordinaire, has more than 2,900 followers on Twitter, so we're excited to hear some of her secrets. She also just helped plan Walnut Creek's first , taking place this week.
We're also pleased to announce our official sponsor of the Walnut Creek Patch Main Street Meet-Up is , which offers a full array of financial/brokerage services to its clients. Thank you, Alamo Capital, for your support!
The event will be held 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at the Oak View Room in, 1644 North Broadway. We’ll serve refreshments, give out door prizes and cool Patchy swag and set up learning stations about social media, business directories, blogging and telling your story online.
So far attendees include: , , , , Diablo Valley Oncology, Creative Retailing, Ease and Grace Solutions, Dual Coast Creations, , Parkside Pooch, Assistance League of Diablo Valley, ASP Design Solutions, WCANNC, and . Thank you for your RSVPs.
We’ll be helping participating business owners claim their Patch Placesbusiness page on our site, a free service that you can use to better promote your business. And if you’re already an active Patch user, we’d still like you to come and help your fellow business owners and the Patch team learn more about what works when it comes to navigating the web.
Reviews so far of our first two Main Street Meet-Ups, held in Livermore and Newark, have been stellar, with more than 50 participants giving us high survey marks and feedback that they found the event extremely valuable.
(If you want to claim your listing NOW, here are some .)
If you're a new business that needs a listing created, click the green "Add it" button at the bottom of the Places page and fill out the form. Our directory team will get in touch with you in a couple of days when your listing is ready.
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