Friend, Follow or Link? Workshop: Answers to Online Networking

February 24, 2009

The buzz is that Social Media will grow at unprecedented rates in 2009 as more and 2945559128_0a8871d33d_omore businesses leverage this powerful new marketing channel. Most businesses either lack the time or expertise to effectively carry out all the necessary Social Media Marketing activities.

In this 3-hour program, you’ll:

  • Create your social marketing profile on three networks and learn specific steps on how to manage it.
  • Learn how to set up your facebook page both personally and professionally. How to use facebook personally, protect your privacy and still promote your business!
  • Power LinkedIn and Twitter and create a solid social marketing strategy
  • Introduction to basics of blogging and creating blogging policies

Who Is Workshop For?

  • Individuals wanting to create a positive online presence
  • Individuals wanting to learn how to use Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, online networking and blogging
  • Companies who want to put forth a positive online presence and to know what to look for with their employees online networks
  • Small business owners wanting to harness the power of online marketing

Workshop Leader:

Maria Elena Duron

personal buzz agent + identity coach

Maria Elena Duron is editor of the #1 job searching blog featured by; she is recognized in the top 100 Twitter experts by Your Business Channel and Business Week; and is listed as one of the Twitter elite. Entrepreneur Magazine recognizes her as one of the top 50 personal branding strategist to work with.

This is a beginner level workshop!

Friday, March 27th,1p to 4p @ the Midland Hispanic Chamber Computer Lab. Register by: 682-2960 or

$34 for MHCC Members $49 for non Members

Limited to 25 people (first 10 people to register will receive $100 in free gifts)

Bring your laptop – wireless access provided during the workshop!

No laptop! Limited desk top computer access – register early, space will run out.


Business Women’s Roundtable – March 2nd

February 20, 2009


Mex-Tex Family Fiesta: June 12-13

February 3, 2009

Save the date for this year’s Mex-Tex Family Fiesta


The Midland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is working hard preparing for the 22nd Annual West Texas Ford Dealers Mex-Tex Family Fiesta. This year’s event will be held June 12-13, 2009 at the Commons Area at the Scharbauer Sports Complex. Fiesta favorites will continue such as the Huacha tournament, Children’s Area, Food vendors, Arts & Craft vendors, softball tournament, car show, cook-off, daytime entertinment and of course the best in Tejano music provided by some of the industries top Tejano artists.

So mark your calendars and make plans to join us for another history making event!