Meagan Jolley Speaks On Building A Brand Aug. 29 At YPC Luncheon

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

A professional development luncheon, sponsored by the Young Professionals Council, will be held Thursday, Aug. 29, at noon at Pie Slingers in Rock Spring. 

Meagan Jolley, public relations manager for Rock City and Ruby Falls, will speak on building your brand. 

Ms. Jolley will share hints for small businesses who are interesting in building their online presence. She will give examples on companies that are leveraging social media to reach their audiences. Ms. Jolley will also share tips for young professionals on building a personal brand.





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