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Local Business School: Master Your Small Business Marketing to Begin This November

October 13, 2022

GREATER DES MOINES, IA (Oct. 13, 2022) – The Greater Des Moines Partnership will be hosting Local Business School: Master Your Small Business Marketing this November. The program for small business owners will consist of 12 sessions across six weeks with the first session taking place the week of Nov. 7. The following sessions will be weekly with the last session taking place the week of Dec. 12.

In this Local Business School series, attendees will learn today’s most effective marketing strategies that they can use to grow their local business in Greater Des Moines (DSM) and throughout Iowa. From building a strong social media strategy to creating a winning website, the program brings in subject matter experts from across the DSM region to give attendees the best tools to leverage in 2022 and beyond. Local Business School was started by Emily Steele, owner of Love Local, who will be working with The Partnership to deliver this programming. 

A few topics that will be covered include:

  • SEO
  • Brand Building
  • Google Ads
  • Email Marketing
  • Marketing Funnels

In addition to the virtual learning sessions, participants will also receive group coaching sessions and access to individual support during office hours on Fridays. Classes will take place on Mondays from 2–3:30 p.m. and 4–5:30 p.m. Coaching calls will be offered on Thursdays from 3–5 p.m. and office hours will be available Friday from 2–4 p.m. “Local Business School empowers small business owners to take control of their marketing and grow their customer base,” said Meg Schneider, Senior Vice President of Business Resources and Community Development at The Partnership. “The Partnership is thrilled to partner with Emily to help grow this program in Greater Des Moines and Iowa.” Individuals interested in participating in the program can sign up here. The deadline to register is Nov. 1.

About the Greater Des Moines Partnership

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM), Iowa. Together with 24 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,500 Regional Business Members and more than 365 Investors, The Partnership drives economic growth with one voice, one mission and as one region. Through innovation, strategic planning and global collaboration, The Partnership grows opportunity, helps create jobs and promotes DSM as the best place to build a business, a career and a future. Learn more at DSMpartnership.com.