Industry experts lead program

The need for an educated and well-trained e-marketing workforce will be the focus at an upcoming seminar sponsored by Solid Cactus of Shavertown. Through a three-way partnership, a new professional group entitled e-Marketing NEPA, will host a discussion at Solid Cactus on Friday, March 6, from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Admission is free and a continental breakfast will be served. Please RSVP by Monday, March 2, 2009.

Dedicated to sharing information and educating professionals on the value and methods of internet marketing, e-Marketing NEPA, will offer a unique program on Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Social Media Optimization (SMO). During the session, industry experts will provide on-site information to participants who want to learn more about Twitter, Facebook, media sharing and blogging.

Designed to meet the professional development needs of marketing and information technology personnel, e-Marketing NEPA is comprised of members from Penn State Wilkes-Barre's Continuing Education Office, The Great Valley Technology Alliance and the Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center.

For information or to attend the event contact Vinelle Johnson, Continuing Education Office, at 675-9253 or e-mail Johnson at [email protected].