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Belfair, WA, United States, 2012/06/18 - Through this new work by Frank J. Kenny Chamber professionals learn to use these modern social media tools to quickly and effectively move their Chamber into the 21st century.
A new free e-book shows chamber of commerce leaders how to use social media to attract and retain new members. Readers of the book will discover how Frank and his team grew their Chamber of Commerce membership by 100% in the space of 18 months using basic social media practices. In this free book he gives other chamber leaders the formula to do it too. He includes quick and simple ways to develop a social media strategy that works for Chambers, big and small.
Here’s what Chris Brogan, one of the top bloggers, social media gurus, and new marketers in the world today says about Frank in his excellent foreword to Frank’s book: “Frank here has written up what he feels you need to know as leaders of chambers and associations... He wants you to succeed. He knows the world will be better if you feel educated and ready to take it on. So with that, I say, ‘Learn. Dare to try this stuff. And join the new digital channel.’ There's gold in these here hills.”
Frank shares how to use social media to turn a Chamber into a business funnel that new business will flow into and stay there. He also shares how to use social media to tell a story that resonates with audiences. He discusses how to use social platforms, and a blog to build trust and credibility with potential members.
Chris Mead, Senior Vice President, American Chamber of Commerce (ACCE), said about the book,“Frank Kenny gives you the rocket without requiring you to learn rocket science. He helps make social media understandable and potentially profitable.”
Steve Snyder, Vice President of the Western Association of Chamber Execs (W.A.C.E.) said,“Frank Kenny ‘hits a long ball’ when it comes to social media and how it can benefit your chamber.”
Frank J. Kenny (frankjkenny.com) is the leading authority on social media for Chambers, and their members, in the Chamber of Commerce industry. As a faculty member for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for Organization Management (IOM) Frank instructs on “Integrating Strategic Technology Solutions” and “Technology Tools and Trends”.
He is the author of two books on social media. The newly release Get Up To Speed, Social Media for Chambers (frankjkenny.com) and the widely downloaded e-book The 7 Secret Laws of Society, Social Media Essentials and Strategies for Small Business and Associations. His annual Social Media Survey and Executive Report has been downloaded by business associations, and their members, from around the world.
Frank lives in the Pacific Northwest, between Seattle and Portland. He is proud to have served on the boards of his local Rotary, United Way, and Chamber. In a prior life, he founded a leading chain of tourist-based stores which were honored with the Business of the Year award from a local Chamber.