Free Workshop on Social Media Tools Being Offered

FAIRHAVEN, MA — March 30, 2012 – The Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network (MSBDC) Southeast Regional Office and First Citizens’ Federal Credit Union are sponsoring an upcoming workshop titled “Marketing Strategies Using Social Media”.

This free workshop will teach a basic overview of social media tools to include: search engine optimization (SEO), blogging, social networking (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Google+ and Pinterest), and E-newsletters. This workshop will be held on Tuesday May 22, 2012 at the Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford, 185 MacArthur Drive, New Bedford, MA 02740. The workshop will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m. and run until 10:30 a.m. Refreshments will be available.

To register, please visit the MSBDC website at and click on Event Calendar or call Alison Moriarty at the MSBDC office at 508-673-9783 Ext. 10.

The MSBDC provides free, high-quality, in-depth business advising, training and capital access which contributes to the entrepreneurial growth of small businesses throughout Massachusetts. Our services are delivered through a network of skilled professional staff supported by a federal, state and higher education consortium as well as several partnerships. For more information, visit  

About First Citizens’

First Citizens’ Federal Credit Union is one of the premier financial institutions in southeastern Massachusetts.  With corporate offices in Fairhaven, MA, First Citizens’ can trace its roots back to 1937 when it opened its doors as a credit union in Bristol County. Today, with over 55,000 members and assets over $550 million, First Citizens’ has full service offices in New Bedford, Raynham, Taunton, Mattapoisett, Falmouth, Mashpee, Hyannis and Orleans.  The credit union offers a complete package of personal and business financial services as well as online and mobile banking.  For more information, visit

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