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Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd S.
Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1065
Fax:     (239) 590-1066
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SWFL Small Business Resource Network to Discuss "Google+" at Monthly Meeting
6/4/2013

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Southwest Florida Small Business Resource Network (SBRN) will host a networking and discussion event about Google+ for small business owners 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 20 at the Holiday Inn, Fort Myers Airport @ Town Center, 9931 Interstate Commerce Drive, Fort Myers. SBRN, a statewide organization, is sponsored locally by Florida Gulf Coast University's Small Business Development Center.

This program kicks off SBRN'S Social Media Summer Series with tips for using Google+ in small business. Presenter is Birgit Pauli-Haack, owner of Pauli Systems and co-founder of Relevanza. She will demonstrate how Google+ can be used to spark conversation, as well as help business owners discover the synergies between being social and being discovered on internet searches.

The evening begins with the Resource Network's monthly "Network after Five" social event where members and guests network and exchange ideas for growing their business. Cost for SBRN members is $15 per person, which includes hors d’oeuvres. Guests and unaffiliated small business owners pay $25 per person. The meeting is sponsored by Great Florida Insurance.

Space is limited and RSVP is required. To register, go online to www.sbdcseminars.org. Deadline for registration is Wednesday, June 19.

The Small Business Resource Network (SBRN) provides a reliable connection between seasoned professionals who service the small business arena and the small business owner. In addition to offering consulting services, the organization conducts monthly meetings that provide topics of interest to its members. For more information on the resource network, visit www.sbrn.org.

For more information, to register for the event, or to get directions, contact Lorna Kibbey, coordinator at the Small Business Development Center at 239-745-3700.

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