Star-News offers lunch, marketing training Tuesday

Published 10:58 pm Monday, March 17, 2014

Mike Blinder, owner of The Blinder Group and author of “Survival Selling,” will be the guest speaker at a luncheon hosted by The Andalusia Star-News on Tues., March 25.

Blinder’s company has put more than 50,000 businesses online through their media partners. His content is easy to understand and includes:

• How the Internet works in easy-to-understand terms.

• Who is online locally and if they are your customers.

• How search engines like Google and Yahoo work.

• Facebook (Social Networking) and using it to find new customers

• How to be found when people search online for your product or service.

­­ “We are pleased to offer this opportunity to the local business community,” Star-News publisher Michele Gerlach said. “Digital marketing is a concept that overwhelms many of us. Mike Blinder is an expert.”

The event is set for 11:30 a.m. in the Andalusia Area Chamber of Commerce office on River Falls Street.

“We ask that anyone interested in attending pre-register, so we’ll know how many lunches to prepare,” Gerlach said.

Business owners may register online, or by emailing Lisa Pickron at, or by calling the office at 222-2402.