Helping business connect to online social tools through the community’s own street team.
Goal: Market Connectors is designed to accelerate adoption of social, mobile and gps tools with small businesses in a localized, community-based setting to increase business. This workshop will equip micro-entrepreneurs who have Internet access, with a simple method for earning money by delivering a valuable local service to businesses.
Outcome: Train 12 local entrepreneurs (Street Team) with methods to equip local businesses with online profiles for their business. Outreach to at least 12 local business owners. Develop replicable curriculum for quick street team deployment in diverse communities.
Monday, November 7th 2011
How to use online social tools to grow your business
2:30pm - 5:30pm
2:30 Introductions. One Economy, history of the idea and outline for the workshop.
3:00 Participant Survey. Get a baseline for the technology capacity of the working group
3:30 Sharing social tools. Google Place pages, Yelp, Foursquare, Facebook
4:00 The value and business of being an network builder
4:30 Discussion, questions
5:00 Planning the street outreach
Wednesday, November 9th 2011
Street team Market Connectors local outreach
3:00pm - 5:30pm
3:00 Review and regroup.
3:30 Street teams small business education activities
5:00 Review reports and findings from local businesses
This is a free workshop - Refreshments will be provided