"Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not;
a sense of humor to console him for what he is.” - Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)
The Power of Email Marketing for Business Owners and Entrepreneurs
Build the relationships that are the key to your business success with easy, inexpensive and highly effective email marketing! Explore the basics of what email marketing is, why it works so well and how to use it in your business planning and marketing strategy to achieve special goals.
Workshop is 1 – 3 p.m., Tuesday, July 27 at Hotel Fredonia and is presented by Amy Tinsley, regional development director for Constant Contact, Inc. Workshop will cover:
Email marketing best practices;
Tips and strategies for getting and keeping high quality prospects, customers and members;
Increasing deliverability and open rates and how to avoid spam;
Examples of successful email campaigns.
Who should attend? Information is suitable for all experience levels. Anyone interested in learning more about email marketing should attend. Registration required, and a registration form is available in this mailing packet and at nacogdoches.org. Registration fees are $25 for Chamber members and $49 for non-Chamber members. Seating is limited - register today!
Three B’s at after business hours event: barbecue, bed and breakfast
“We’ll have gift certificates for both businesses as door prizes,” Manager Christine Crain said. “Dinners at Harlon’s and a night’s stay at the Brooks Cypress House. Winners may want to invite family and friends in for a delicious dinner or a stay at the bed and breakfast, or treat themselves.”
Alive After Five is a casual, come-and-go, after-work event that gives every Chamber member a chance to meet and greet others in business – and pass out those business cards! Everyone attending has a chance to win great door prizes. All Chamber members are entered in the $600 cash drawing, but you must be present to win.
SFA arts celebration at luncheon
Arts Information Director Sylvia Bierschenk, SFA College of Fine Arts, will present “50th Anniversary of the University Series” at Fourth Friday Luncheon, noon - 1 p.m., July 23, in the Hotel Fredonia Banita Ballroom.
“Luncheon guests will get a preview of the guest artists appearing on the University Series’ Season 50 and will learn more about the impact the programming has in our community,” Bierschenk said. “Plus, we’ll award some really nice door prizes.”
The luncheon serves as the Chamber’s monthly membership meeting. Attendee registration is required by July 22. Please call 560-5533, or fax in a registration form, 560-3920. Lunch is $16 at the door. Online registration and payment is also available -
For more information about the following events and more community activities, please see the online community event calendar at nacogdoches.org. Post your events, too!
July 4 Independence Day. Chamber office closed July 5.
July 10 Discover Nacogdoches registration deadline for businesses. Formerly known as Nacogdoches Treasure Hunt, this is the event that encourages SFA students to visit your business during the fall semester. Register and/or donate prizes so students will discover your business!
July 15 Leadership Nacogdoches registration deadline for applicants.
July 15 Ribbon Cutting - Xerographix East Texas, Inc., 4 p.m.,
July 22 Alive After Five at Harlon’s Barbecue at the Link, Brooks Cypress House Bed and Breakfast, 5:30 - 7 p.m., 603 Old Tyler Rd.
July 23 Meet & Greet SFA Parents, 2 p.m., City parking lot at Mound and
July 23 Fourth Friday Luncheon “50th Anniversary of the University Series,” presented by Sylvia Bierschenk, noon - 1 p.m., at Hotel Fredonia Banita Ballroom.
July 27 “The Power of Email Marketing for Business Owners and Entrepreneurs” presented by Amy Tinsley, regional development director for Constant Contact, Inc. 1 – 3 p.m., at Hotel Fredonia.
July 28 Ribbon Cutting -
July 30 Meet & Greet SFA Parents, 2 p.m., City parking lot at Mound and
Aug. 19 QuickBooks® seminar “Do’s, Don’ts & How-Do-I’s” presented by
Sept. 28 89th Annual Chamber Meeting and Banquet. The 2010 Citizen of the Year and business excellence award recipients will be honored, and the 2010-11 Chamber Board of Directors will be inducted.