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How to Develop an Online Audience

June 20, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Torpedo Factory Art Center partners with the Virginia Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to present a special workshop on the secrets of building your social media audience. Get ready to be internet famous! Part of Northern Virginia Retail Week (June 19 to June 23).

The Internet allows artists to broaden the conversation around community and work. Against an ocean of information and noise, Callye Keen will discuss methods of developing and engaging your online audience leading to more opportunity. Learn how to build relationships through simple, honest social media content on a variety of channels.

This event is FREE, but RSVP is highly recommended.

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About Callye Keen

Callye Keen has collaboratively worked on hundreds of projects with entrepreneur, startup, Fortune 500, and Government customers. He decided to package the experience as Red Blue Collective to help entrepreneurs bring ideas to market. Recently, Callye partnered launch Revolve Makers a startup focused on launching products through collaborations with designers and artists.

About Virginia SBDC

The Virginia Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network is an organization of 29 local SBDC offices across Virginia providing professional business counseling, training, and business resources to help grow and strengthen Virginia businesses. Thousands of business owners and managers received one-on-one counseling every year, and twice as many business owners attended a training program offered by a local SBDC. SBDC professionals assist with business planning, marketing, financial analysis, access to capital, business start-up and other specialized services as requested. And companies report successes and impact as a result of their SBDC relationship. The Network is a partnership between the U.S. Small Business Administration, George Mason University – Mason Enterprise Center and premier local host organizations throughout Virginia.

About the Torpedo Factory’s Community Partnership Program

The Torpedo Factory Art Center regularly co-presents programs with outside groups to bring new artists, works, and disciplines to our visitors. Recent partnerships have included Eames Armstrong, Heloisa Escudero, ReelAbilities Film Festival, AIA Northern Virginia, USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore, Nomadic Jazz, DC Public Opera, Underground Kitchen, Alexandria Choral Society, and Alexandria Symphony Orchestra.


June 20, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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