Learn LinkedIn & How it Can Help Your Business Grow at our April 2014 Seminar

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Suzanne Stingo, a local Social Media Strategist, will be presenting a business seminar called, “LinkedIn & How it Can Help Your Business Grow!” in April 2014. Suzanne has presented Social Media Workshops to many local businesses & organizations over the past 4 years.  She specializes in helping individuals and business owners learn the tools on the various social media platforms so that they can expand and improve their networking and marketing.  

Attending this seminar, you will learn:

  • How to create a business profile and page on LinkedIn
  • How to increase SEO presence with LinkedIn features
  • How to find new business leads and expand marketing reach

Join us on Tuesday, April 8th at 8:30am for our free business seminar titled, “LinkedIn and How it Can Help Your Business Grow,” presented by Suzanne Stingo of SMS Social Media Strategy. The seminar will be held at our Wall Corporate Office located at 1800 Route 34 North, Building 3, Suite 302. We invite you to bring a guest but space is limited, so make sure you sign up today!

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Suzanne Stingo specializes in helping individuals and business owners learn the tools on the various social media platforms so that they can expand and improve their networking and marketing.  SMS Social Media Strategy is available to help you create Social Media Marketing Plans and works with business owners to expand their presence and exposure on the various social media platforms.  She has had a successful Telecom Consulting business for 25 years reducing and controlling costs for global corporations which included training corporate users on how to use web based tools, and then using the web based tools on the social media platforms developed out of this expertise.

“Does Your Website Rock? Or is it Hiding Under a Rock?” Business Seminar this March 2014

website-design-santa-anaStephanie Shaffery, President of Flair Marketing Group will be presenting an in-depth website development and design seminar at our Wall headquarters this March. Website design and programming has come a long way in the past ten years. Many websites today are not performing due to outdated coding techniques and lack of compatibility with today’s modern browsers and platform formats. Attending this seminar you will learn how to generate traffic to your current website or build one from scratch.

Attending this seminar you will learn:

  • The elements of how to design and build and effective website.
  • How to determine if your current website should be updated or if you should invest in a new website.
  • The must-have features to keep your website optimized and current.

Join us on Thursday, March 27th at 8:30am for networking and a light breakfast followed by our seminar, “Does Your Website Rock? Or is it Hiding Under a Rock?” presented by Stephanie Shaffery, President of Flair Marketing Group. The seminar will be held at First Financial’s Headquarters located at 1800, Rt. 34 North, Building 3, Suite 302, Wall, NJ. Space is limited – register below. 

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Stephanie Shaffery has built a career in sales and marketing over the past 20 years in a variety of industries including retail and homebuilding. With a focus on providing effective marketing solutions for many types of companies and organizations, Stephanie is dedicated to increasing her clients’ corporate presence and market share. Through her personalized, hands-on attention, her clients enjoy a high level of results with continual improvement through marketing goals and analytics. In addition to her vast sales and marketing experience, Stephanie is an active member of many associations and committees. She is currently Vice Chair of the Shore Builders Association Sales, Marketing and PR Committee, as well as the Chairperson of the Marketing & Communications Committee and Board Member of the Greater Monmouth Chamber of Commerce. As a sponsor and resource partner of SCORE Monmouth, she provides free marketing consultation to small business owners and entrepreneurs and provides a variety of marketing seminars on their behalf.

Learn “Community Mobile Marketing” at this Seminar in March 2014

mobile-marketingMobile is the future of everything and the future of everything is mobile. It’s not about the technology, it’s about how your audience engages with that technology and more importantly, how you engage with your audience using mobile technology. If you’re looking to build community engagement and expand your business technologically, join the staff at Gold Mobile as they present the benefits of going mobile for your business and ways you can use mobile marketing to boost revenue.

Attending this seminar panel, you will learn: 

  • How to create a strategy to engage consumers and grow your audience
  • What mobile marketing is and how it can increase your revenue
  • How to communicate with your target audience utilizing mobile technology

Join us on Tuesday, March 11th at 8:30am for networking and a light breakfast followed by our seminar, “Community Mobile Marketing” presented by Jeff Dyer, Jason Howie and Gary Pollack of Gold Mobile. The seminar will be held at First Financial’s Corporate Office located at 1800, Rt. 34 North, Building 3, Suite 302, Wall, NJ. Space is limited – register below. *Note: This seminar will also include content from our postponed, “How to Use Mobile for Your Business” seminar.

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Jeffrey T. Dyer, President of Shore Mobile, LLC, has over 25 years experience as a Senior Executive. He is a recognized leader known for crafting the requisite strategic plan to achieve business goals. His unique ability has transcended different industries, size of organizations and product lines to ultimately improve the return on investment. He brings to Gold Mobile proven P&L success, business development and turn-around experience in consumer products, food products, pharmaceuticals, sports recreation and non-profit environments.

Jason Howie is a shameless geek and rampant art lover who brings a uniquely combined interest that includes analytic analysis and creative direction to digital marketing. As the Director of Marketing at Gold Mobile and At Anytime, Jason has developed marketing strategies that have resulted average readerships of over 30,000 a month and significantly higher sales revenues. Additionally, Jason teaches Mobile Marketing at Brookdale Community College.

Gary Pollack is a local guy from Wall Township with over 20 years in Marketing and Sales and obtains an MA from Seton Hall University. Gary currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Jersey Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau as well as Vice President of the Monmouth Ocean Development Council. As Director of Business Development for At Anytime, Gary’s focus is bringing tourists, customers and merchants together.

*Please note that this seminar is free of charge for First Financial members to attend. The seminar is open to non-members of the credit union to register and attend, however a $15 fee payable by check or cash will be collected at the seminar and credit union membership will be confirmed for all in attendance at the seminar. Should a non-member wish to become a First Financial member after attending the seminar, $5 will fund their membership deposit and be kept in their base savings account upon membership opening, and the other $10 will go to the First Financial Foundation for scholarships and classroom grants.

Learn Marketing and Sales for Business at this Seminar in February 2014

Key to SuccessAre you looking to learn new techniques to drive sales and publicize your company? Jack Gottlieb, President of the Total Solutions Group, Inc. will be providing top-notch information to help you market your business in this technological and aggressive economy. We invite business owners, those interested in starting a business and professionals in the marketing and sales fields to attend this informational seminar.

During this seminar, you will immerse into and apply the key elements of building a marketing strategy that will provide the foundation needed to build a business in today’s more competitive environment. This will include knowing your customer’s true needs, branding and gaining consistent leads as a result. From there you will develop a more strategic approach to maximizing sales opportunities and relationships with key customers.

Join us on Wednesday, February 26th at 8:30am for networking and a light breakfast followed by our seminar, “Marketing and Sales for Business.” The seminar will be held at First Financial’s Corporate Office located at 1800, Rt. 34 North, Building 3, Suite 302, Wall, NJ. Space is limited – register below.

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Jack Gottlieb is the President of The Total Solutions Group, Inc. a strategic consulting, training and coaching firm committed to driving a sustainable increase to an organization’s results, value proposition and culture. Jack brings 14 years of proven high level success along with the collective capability of his team and advisory board. Jack has also been one of the highest ranked speakers at various state wide SHRM (Society of Human Resource Managers) Annual Conferences as well as the New Jersey Organizational Development Annual Conferences for the past 7 years. Jack also serves on the Executive Board Collegiate Empowerment which is an educational firm committed to driving systemic change and impact for Colleges and Universities. Jack also is actively involved with two universities. The first is Kutztown University where he is one of the key leaders of the College of Business Advisory Board to support their efforts in further development and expansion. The second is with Rider University with their Center for the Development of Leadership Skills.

*Please note that this seminar is free of charge for First Financial members to attend. The seminar is open to non-members of the credit union to register and attend, however a $15 fee payable by check or cash will be collected at the seminar and credit union membership will be confirmed for all in attendance at the seminar. Should a non-member wish to become a First Financial member after attending the seminar, $5 will fund their membership deposit and be kept in their base savings account upon membership opening, and the other $10 will go to the First Financial Foundation for scholarships and classroom grants.

Learn About Business Financial Planning and Budgeting in Part Two of Our Seminar Series in March 2014

Business_budgetingAs mentioned in part one of our business seminar series, a business owner needs to understand that despite the explosion of technology, offerings and competition in the marketplace, you still need to be able to set yourself apart. You get so busy working in trying to have a successful business that you don’t spend enough time planning and building a business that is built off of your passion, core need in the marketplace and true value that your customers need. As a result of that, your business is never on solid ground and performance is not optimized.

In part two of this continuation seminar “Business Financial Planning and Budgeting” workshop, you will learn how to create a workable budget as well as a financial plan for your business. You will learn the process and gain the confidence you need to have a sustainable and profitable business that fulfills your dreams, while also creating the value your customers really want.

Due to inclement weather, this seminar (originally scheduled for February 13th) has been postponed to Thursday, March 6th. The session begins at 8:30am for networking and a light breakfast followed by part two of our interactive business series, “Building Your Business Dreams” presented by Jack Gottlieb, President of the Total Solutions Group. The seminar will be held at First Financial’s Corporate Office located at 1800, Rt. 34 North, Building 3, Suite 302, Wall, NJ. Space is limited – register below. *You do not need to have attended Part 1 in order to attend Part 2.

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Jack Gottlieb is the President of The Total Solutions Group, Inc. a strategic consulting, training and coaching firm committed to driving a sustainable increase to an organization’s results, value proposition and culture. Jack brings 14 years of proven high level success along with the collective capability of his team and advisory board. Jack has also been one of the highest ranked speakers at various state wide SHRM (Society of Human Resource Managers) Annual Conferences as well as the New Jersey Organizational Development Annual Conferences for the past 7 years. Jack also serves on the Executive Board Collegiate Empowerment which is an educational firm committed to driving systemic change and impact for Colleges and Universities. Jack also is actively involved with two universities. The first is Kutztown University where he is one of the key leaders of the College of Business Advisory Board to support their efforts in further development and expansion. The second is with Rider University with their Center for the Development of Leadership Skills.

*Please note that this seminar is free of charge for First Financial members to attend. The seminar is open to non-members of the credit union to register and attend, however a $15 fee payable by check or cash will be collected at the seminar and credit union membership will be confirmed for all in attendance at the seminar. Should a non-member wish to become a First Financial member after attending the seminar, $5 will fund their membership deposit and be kept in their base savings account upon membership opening, and the other $10 will go to the First Financial Foundation for scholarships and classroom grants.

POSTPONED: Learn How to Use Mobile for Your Business at this Seminar Panel in February 2014

mobileapps_big-1024x739What’s the first thing you do when you wake up? Chances are, you grab your phone and check your email, Twitter updates, Facebook page, SMS, etc. People are addicted to their smartphones! But, what does this mean for you as a business owner? The staff at Gold Mobile will be presenting a panel discussion on the benefits of going mobile for your business. If this is something you’ve considered, join us for this exciting and interactive event that will surely get you headed into the “mobile-world.”

Attending this seminar panel, you will learn: 

  • What mobile marketing is; a high-level examination
  • How to communicate with your target audience
  • In the moment engagement; embedded in your customers’ personal life
  • About the technology and services that support small business

Join us on Tuesday, February 11th at 8:30am for networking and a light breakfast followed by our seminar panel, “How to Use Mobile for Your Business” presented by panelists, Jeff Dyer, Jason Howie and Gary Pollack of Gold Mobile. The seminar will be held at First Financial’s Corporate Office located at 1800, Rt. 34 North, Building 3, Suite 302, Wall, NJ. Space is limited – register below.

THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN COMBINED WITH OUR MARCH 11TH “COMMUNITY MOBILE MARKETING” BUSINESS SEMINAR. REGISTER HERE - STAY TUNED FOR DETAILS.

Jeffrey T. Dyer, President of Shore Mobile, LLC, has over 25 years experience as a Senior Executive. He is a recognized leader known for crafting the requisite strategic plan to achieve business goals. His unique ability has transcended different industries, size of organizations and product lines to ultimately improve the return on investment. He brings to Gold Mobile proven P&L success, business development and turn-around experience in consumer products, food products, pharmaceuticals, sports recreation and non-profit environments.

Jason Howie is a shameless geek and rampant art lover who brings a uniquely combined interest that includes analytic analysis and creative direction to digital marketing. As the Director of Marketing at Gold Mobile and At Anytime, Jason has developed marketing strategies that have resulted average readerships of over 30,000 a month and significantly higher sales revenues. Additionally, Jason teaches Mobile Marketing at Brookdale Community College.

Gary Pollack is a local guy from Wall Township with over 20 years in Marketing and Sales and obtains an MA from Seton Hall University. Gary currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Jersey Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau as well as Vice President of the Monmouth Ocean Development Council. As Director of Business Development for At Anytime, Gary’s focus is bringing tourists, customers and merchants together.

*Please note that this seminar is free of charge for First Financial members to attend. The seminar is open to non-members of the credit union to register and attend, however a $15 fee payable by check or cash will be collected at the seminar and credit union membership will be confirmed for all in attendance at the seminar. Should a non-member wish to become a First Financial member after attending the seminar, $5 will fund their membership deposit and be kept in their base savings account upon membership opening, and the other $10 will go to the First Financial Foundation for scholarships and classroom grants.