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Marketing Wonderland: Help Holiday Shoppers Find Your Business

November 1, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT

Marketing Wonderland Livestream


Google’s Marketing Wonderland: Help Holiday Shoppers Find Your Business 

Produced by: Google, Facebook, Square and Constant Contact

Presented Locally By: Kirkwood Small Business Development Center & McNary Marketing & Design


Holiday livestream presented by Google in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and its Small Business Tech Coalition*, Facebook, Square, and Constant Contact. This is a free livestream workshop to help you grow your business online in time for the holiday season with tutorials and special resources for businesses. The event is being presented locally by Kirkwood Small Business Development Center & McNary Marketing & Design.


The center of this workshop is a live video presentation that we’ll stream and present on a large screen. Google’s (and other) on-camera experts provide targeted training during the session and have a live Q&A via Twitter. Bring your computer and you’ll have time try out what they’ve learned, ask questions, and network with attending organizations. Further, we’ll be doing some free Q&A and support via our local experts right in the room as well.


  • TITLE: Help Holiday Shoppers Find Your Business
  • DATE: November 1st, 2017
  • TIME: 11:00-1:00PM CST
  • LOCATION: McNary Marketing & Design — 2nd Floor Foundry Lab, 415 12th Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
  • BRING: Your laptop/device to work on your online/digital marketing at the event
  • COST: Free
  • LUNCH: Included, Free!
  • SIGNUPhttps://goo.gl/VdgWyZ


  • 10:30 – 11:00 AM CT Register & Network 
  • 11:00 – 11:05 AM CT SBA Intro
  • 11:05 – 11:30 AM CT Google
    • ‘Tis the Season for Site Optimization
    • Join us as we discuss best practices for search engine optimization (SEO). In this segment, you will learn tips for auditing your website, providing relevant content to attract shoppers and optimizing your website for a better mobile experience.
  • 11:30 – 11:55 AM CT Facebook
    • Make the Most of Mobile with Shoppers This Holiday Season (and Beyond)
    • Mobile is a growing opportunity that you want to be prepared for. Join Cara Lewin, from Facebook Blueprint, to learn how mobile can help your business increase sales this holiday season.
  • 11:55 AM – 12:20 PM CT Constant Contact
    • Email all the way to your best holiday season ever
    • Find out how to create a quick and easy email marketing plan to drive sales and call to action during the biggest spending season of the year.
  • 12:20 – 12:45 PM CT Square
    • Get Your Business Ready for the Holidays
    • The leaves are changing and the wool sweaters are coming out of their drawers, but there’s more to fall than the warm and fuzzies: prepping your business for the holidays. We’ll discuss top tips on accepting payments every way your customers want to pay, maximizing your analytics for holiday season planning, and using gift cards, so you can get one step ahead of your competitors and rake in those holiday sales.
  • 12:45 – 1:00 PM CT Live Q&A
    • To ask a question live via Twitter, make sure to include the hashtag #MarketingWonderland so we can access your question. Don’t have Twitter? It’s free! Sign up at twitter.com.
  • 1:00 – 1:30 PM CT Local Partner Q&A/Support
Marketing Wonderland Livestream


Register for the event by clicking this link completing this form:



Contact McNary Marketing & Design at https://mcnarymarketing.com/contact or Kirkwood SBDC’s Katie Arnold at at (319) 377-8256 or [email protected].

*SBA’s participation in this cosponsored activity is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of any cosponsor or other person or entity. All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Cosponsorship Authorization #16-3010-67 & #16-3010-99.


November 1, 2017
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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McNary Marketing & Design LLC
1-844-4-MCNARY (1-844-462-6279)


McNary Marketing & Design
415 12th Ave SE (1st Floor)
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 United States
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