SOC Alumni Club Features Speaker on Social Media


USC South Orange County Lunch and Learn Series


Social Media: Valuable or Just Annoying?

Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Program: 11:30 AM – 1:15 PM
(Lunch Included)

Social Media icons

  • Is social media only “social” or can it grow my business?
  • What can it do for me?
  • Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Blogs (etc) – should I be using it ALL?
  • How can I get up and running FAST?
  • How do I reach more people with my social media campaign?

Mark J. Burrell, The Blog CoachMark Burrell, “The Blog Coach”, USC ’74,
President, The Burrell Group,Technology Speaker and Consultant, Author and Webmaster for SOCTrojans.com

Please join us for an informative and fun presentation about Social Media and its use, the benefits and potential pitfalls for your business and personal life.

About the Speaker:
A popular speaker on business and technology nationally since 1981, Mark has authored and taught college courses on Internet technologies and Web Design. He’s a WordPress Web Developer and Marketing Specialist. Mark has helped launch more than 1,200 Websites and blogs. He’s also kind to animals and small children.

In 1985, Mark started exploring the Internet and ways to expand communication paths using computers. As a result he started his own online Bulletin Board system and served as a consultant and SYSOP on other bulletin board systems. When the World Wide Web was introduced he authored and began teaching Web Design and E-mail classes, including at the college level.

Mark currently serves as an ‘offsite mentor’ and business coach to many professional across North America, and is the founder of The Burrell Group in Anaheim, California, which conducts both in-person seminars and online Webinars and training classes on the use of computers and technology for sales and business automation.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Program: 11:30 AM – 1:15 PM
11:30 AM – Registration, networking
11:50 AM – Guests seated, introduce speaker
12:00 PM – Speaker’s talk / lunch
12:30 PM – 12:45 PM Q&A with speaker
12:45 PM– 1:15 PM Raffle, announcements, more networking, presentation and Q&A with speaker

USC Orange County Center
2300 Michelson Drive, Irvine, CA 92612
Phone: (949) 437-0000

Parking: Free of charge in the lot adjacent to the Orange County Center. Please refer to the attached link for directions:

Registration – Limited Seating / Likely to sell out / Register now!

$12 = SOC Alumni Club members
$15 = Non-members

Please use the form below to RSVP and confirm your space for the luncheon. You will have the option of reserving for more than one person at the next screen. Should you need to reserve multiple people including members and non-members, you can click the ‘Continue Shopping’ option at the next screen to add attendees from the other category. Thank you and see you on January 19th!

Make your reservations early. Limited seating, first come, first serve.

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