435 Digital offers seminars to help you get started on the social Web. Our seminars run 2.5 hours, are designed for all skill levels and range in price from $50 to $200. All our seminars are held at Tribune Tower in downtown Chicago.

Are you a business looking for an affordable way to bring your employees into the digital fold? Contact us about private group rates.

Here is our complete schedule for June. To register for a seminar, please click on the appropriate link. Questions?

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We look forward to meeting you soon.

Our June Seminars

Introduction to Facebook and Twitter
You are finally ready to jump in and see what everyone is talking about. In this introductory class, we will walk you through the two leading social networks – Facebook and Twitter.

Wednesday, June 15 | 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. | Tribune Tower | Click here for more info & to register

Facebook for Business – Ådvanced Level Workshop
You understand how Facebook works. Now make Facebook work for your business.
In this advanced workshop, we will discuss how to take full advantage of your Facebook Page — including its design, content, interactions, analytics and advertising campaign.

Wednesday, June 1 | 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. |  Tribune Tower | Click for more info &  to register
Thursday, June 30 | 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. | Tribune Tower | Click for more info & to register

Social Media for Business: Creating your Strategy
You understand how social networks work. Now make social networks work for your business. In this intermediate seminar, we will show you how to design a  strategy for your business using the leading social networks. We will focus on Facebook, Twitter, Yelp, YouTube, Flickr and LinkedIn.

Monday, June 20 | 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. |  Tribune Tower | Click for more info &  to register
Monday, June 27 | 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. | Tribune Tower | Click for more info & to register

SEO for Business — Taught by Brent D. Payne
If search engines aren’t responsible for 50 percent of your website’s traffic, you should take this seminar. Designed for both beginners and those with some SEO experience, this seminar is divided into two parts. First, we will teach you the basic principles of SEO. Then, we will go step-by-step through the key factors that search engines look at.

Tuesday, June 28 | 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. |  Tribune Tower | Click for more info &  to register

Our Instructors
Tracy Samantha Schmidt leads all of our seminars on social media and blogging. Previously, Tracy was the editorial director of ChicagoNow and reported for Time Magazine. She has also taught several graduate-level classes on social media at DePaul University and has presented at conferences nationwide.
Brent D. Payne leads our sessions specifically on SEO. He is an international expert on SEO, presenting regularly at Search Engine Strategies, Search Marketing Expo and PubCon. Before joining 435 Digital as director of SEO and social media, Brent oversaw all SEO strategy for Tribune Company.