SEO Seminars Coming to Grand Haven February and March 2014

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Join me as I partner with The Chamber of Grand Haven, Spring Lake and Ferrysburg on Feburary 7 & March 7 for a two-part series on SEO for your organization.  The February session will be held at the Loutit District Library and the March session at the office of...

Personal and Professional Data Security for Higher Education Faculty

Personal and Professional Data Security for Higher Education Faculty

During the month of March I look forward to hosting two sessions specifically designed to help college faculty and staff secure their digital lives.   Similar sessions are available on your campus.  Contact christopher@vanoosterhout.com for details. Session description: As we continue to digitize more and more of our lives...

Social Media for Landscapers, Horticulturalists and Nurserymen

Social Media for Landscapers, Horticulturalists and Nurserymen

On Wednesday, February 12th I will present to the industry leaders of West Michigan Nursery & Landscape Association. Session description: Social media is surrounded by both hype and well-reasoned justification. While social media “cheerleaders” (often trying to sell you a product or service) tell entrepreneurs their business venture is doomed...

Cloud Computing for Beginners and Intermediate Users – Free Session in Spring Lake on February 28

Cloud Computing for Beginners and Intermediate Users – Free Session in Spring Lake on February 28

Please join me on Friday, February 28th, 2014 at the Spring Lake District Library. We will be holding a Cloud Computing session for beginner and intermediate computer users.  The library is located at 123 E. Exchange Street, Spring Lake, MI 49456.  This session starts at 2:30 p.m. is geared to beginning and...

Google Beyond Search – October 17 at TRENDS in Traverse City

Google Beyond Search – October 17 at TRENDS in Traverse City

On Thursday, October 17 and 18 staff and faculty from across Michigan will come together at the TRENDS in Occupational Studies conference in Traverse City, Michigan.  I am pleased to have been invited to speak again this year.  At this year’s event I will focus on Google and what...

Social Media Policy Workshop – Grand Haven Chamber

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Social Media (SoMe) Policies are NOT One-Size-Fits-All This hands-on session was originally developed for use with member of the Grand Haven, Spring Lake and Ferrysburg Chamber of Commerce.  We reviewed policies from a variety of organizations and discovered what would work and possibly not work for individual member organizations....

Social Media Policy Workshop

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Join me on March 1, 2013 as I work with members of The Chamber of Grand Haven, Spring Lake and Ferrysburg to develop workable social media policies for their businesses and non-profit organizations. This early morning session will take the form of a hands-on work session where people can...

Google for Business – Beyond Search

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Join us on December 4, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. in the computer lab at Spring Lake District library  as we discuss advanced services and features of Google. In this hands on seminar we will explore how businesses can use Google’s suite of free and paid software solutions.   You...

Online Resources for Job Seekers

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On Thursday, January 17th, 2013 I will present a session titled Online Resources for Job Seekers at the Spring Lake District Library. A map to the library is included below. More details will be posted as soon as they are available. [google-map-v3 width="350" height="350" zoom="12" maptype="ROADMAP" mapalign="center" addmarkerlist="123 East Exchange...

Managing Multiple Social Channels – December 2011

Business owners know there is more to social media than Facebook.  When small businesses consider the possibility of not only having to create a social media presence but also the idea of managing multiple channels, it can be overwhelming. I recently had the opportunity to speak with Grand Haven...