AFP to offer marketing, PR class through PVCC, Artisans Center

Augusta Free Press is offering a class on marketing and PR through Piedmont Virginia Community College and the Artisans Center of Virginia.

The class – being offered on Thursday, March 31, and Tuesday, May 3, at The Stultz Center on the PVCC campus in Charlottesville – is geared to teaching techniques for self-promotion and marketing for small-business owners and artists.

The one-day, three-hour class will offer tips for simple and affordable ways to enhance your website as well as time-saving tips for extending your social media channels. Not comfortable boasting? Learn practical tips to help you toot your own horn without blowing it.

Instruction will cover how to position your PR online, write press releases that catch an editor’s eye and create printed materials for events that will draw your audience in.

By the end of the session you will have a sound foundation to begin putting your public-relations strategy into immediate use.

Chris Graham and Crystal Graham from Augusta Free Press LLC will serve as co-instructors for the class.

The class fee is $45 per person.

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