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What are local businesses doing RIGHT on Social Media?

May 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

$20 – $25

hat are the best practices for posting to Facebook, should you post three times a day? How about cross posting from Instagram to Facebook, is that acceptable? So many questions and so little time but no worries, Sommer Poquette with Keep it Real Social will help you make sense of it all.

Based on Sommer’s expertise and years of experience, she will share local examples of what’s working on social media for local businesses and nonprofits. She’ll also share with you the importance of how the example social media posts and your social media efforts should align with a strategy and be measured for success.

The luncheon is at Stafford’s Bay View Inn, 2011 Woodland Avenue, Petoskey, MI. Registration and networking begin at 11:30 a.m. The luncheon and presentation will begin at noon and end at 1 p.m. Cost is $20 for Connecting Women in Business Group members or $25 for all others. Register and pay online and have a chance to win a free lunch.

Advance Registration is Required. Please Register online today. Registration closes at 5pm on Friday, May 17. Any cancellations after this time or no-shows the day of the event will be invoice

The lunch menu Stafford’s Cherry Almond Chicken Salad, Bibb Lettuce, Cherry Vinaigrette and Fresh Fruit. If you wish to have a vegetarian or vegan lunch option please specify when you register. (Veg./Vegan option will be: Roasted vegetable & Hummus wrap – Zucchini, Summer Squash, Carrots, Tomato, Spinach, Flour Tortilla, Kettle Chips)

Gaslight Media and Yoga Roots Petoskey are our luncheon sponsors. Our Marquee sponsors for this season are Grand Traverse Opthamology Petoskey Mi, PNC, and our exclusive radio sponsor is Lite 96.3 Petoskey/Traverse City Michigan.

We have openings for luncheon sponsors. Be a luncheon sponsor of this event for only $200. It includes one lunch admission, plus a covered table for display so you can interact with the attendees during registration/networking time. Sponsors also have the opportunity put information on the tables. A sponsor can also offer a door prize. Average attendance is 104 women. Call Lisa for details 347-4150.


The luncheon is at Stafford’s Bay View Inn, 2011 Woodland Avenue, Petoskey, MI.


The Petoskey Chamber

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Sommer Poquette Keep it Real Social Media Training

“I attended Sommer’s Pinot and Pinterest this evening and it was great! As she was filling our minds with some very helpful information, I had a moment where it all just clicked. I look forward to attending other events she will be having to help build my social/professional path.” Beth Flynn, Realtor 

If you’d like to schedule a training, seminar, or keynote for your business or organization, please email sommer@keepitrealsocial.com. Here is a small list of what

Sommer can train/speak on. Sommer has spoken at global, national, regional, and local conferences.

Facebook Marketing for Your Business + Facebook Advertising

Using Pinterest for Your Business

Online Reputation Management

Social Media Safety – What Parents Should Know

Social Proof – Why Social Media Marketing Works

The Importance of a Social Media Audit

Mobile & Text Message Marketing

Search Engine Optimization – The Basics

Email Marketing 101

Google Products for Productivity

iPhone Apps for Business Productivity On-the Go

Social Media Etiquette & Best Practices

LinkedIn to Find New Clients

How to Use Facebook to Get More Clients


Developing a Social Media Strategy Based on Data

“Sommer is awesome to work with! She is straight to the point AND fun! You can tell Sommer cares about helping your business grow and she creates a simple step by step plan to help guide you to success. Take one of her great classes or learn more about what Sommer offers. You won’t be disappointed!” Nicole Doud, Retail Store Owner