MU Extension events calendar
Thursday, March 27, 2014
E-Commerce & Internet Marketing (Session 3 of 3)
When: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Missouri State's Robert W. Plaster Center for Free Enterprise and Business Development
405 N Jefferson Ave, Springfield MO map...
It's been said that the Internet levels the playing field for large and small businesses. You don't have to spend tons of money on a web site to gain on-line customers, but you do need a plan. If you want to know how successful web marketers design web sites and communicate with their customers, this "best practices" presentation is for you. Did you jump onto the web bandwagon without first defining what your organization wants to accomplish? This seminar will introduce the powerful and effective tips, tools, and techniques for planning and executing an effective Internet presence. You will learn how to develop objectives, strategies, tactics, and measurable results for marketing your business on the worldwide web. Plus, discover how to avoid the most common mistakes companies make in the transition to e-commerce.
-Creating an effective web strategy
-Identify critical content & avoid costly mistakes
-Effective page layout & design
-How to make your site interactive
-Understanding search engines
-How and when to use special effects
-Tips to drive more traffic to your site
-Do's & Don'ts of E-Mail Marketing
-Making e-commerce safe & easy for your customers
The Internet levels the playing field for all types of businesses. You don't have to spend tons of money on a web site to gain on-line customers, but you do need a plan. If you want to know how successful web marketers design web sites, don't miss this!
Visit www.missouristate.edu/stbdc or call 417-837-2617 more...
$119.00 per person;$495.00 for series of 5
Keys to Successful Composting
When: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
MU Southwest Research and Education Center
14548 Highway H, Mount Vernon MO map...
Join Lincoln University and University of Missouri experts for an in-depth discussion of composting. The workshop will include topics such as vermicomposting, effective microbe(EM)/Bokashi composting,compost tea brewing, building your own low cost composting bin, and applying compost to your crops.
Keys to Successful Composting
For more information or to register contact:
Lorri Winters by phone (417) 881-8909, or by email at:
MU Extension/KOLR10 Television Interview "From the Ground Up" (Session 173 of 226)
When: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
This live television program is intended to educate viewers on a wide range of topics related to gardening in the Ozarks. The KOLR10 meteorologist and others from KOLR10 television, Springfield, conduct the interview, which includes MU Extension horticulture specialists and others with gardening expertise. The program airs on Thursdays on the KOLR10 Midday Newscast, at 11:15am.
Strawberries in the Spring
2014 Master Gardeners of Greene County Core Training (Session 12 of 16)
When: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Springfield/Greene County Botanical Center
2400 S. Scenic Avenue, Springfield MO map...
An intensive in-depth training for those interested in the Master Gardener program. Preregistration and acceptance into the class is required.
Woody Landscape Plants
Contact the Greene County University of Missouri Extension office at 417-881-8909 for registration details.