Free Seminars Will Deliver Hands-On Instruction and Provide the Latest Tips & Tricks to Achieve Online Marketing Success

London - Jan. 04, 2012 - iContact, a leading email and social media marketing company, today announced the first of a series of free marketing seminars to be held throughout the UK in 2012. The sessions will show business owners and marketers at small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) how they can maximise their profits through effective use of email and social media activity.

The seminars entitled “A Crash Course in Email and Social Media Marketing for SMEs,” will visit the following cities:

• London – Jan. 26, 2012 – http://www.ettend.com/id=2127
• Birmingham – Feb. 9, 2012 - http://www.ettend.com/id=2160
• Sheffield – Feb. 23, 2012 – https://www.ettend.com/id=2161
• Newcastle – Mar. 8, 2012 - http://www.ettend.com/id=2187

Further dates and locations throughout the UK will be announced in early 2012.

SMEs are passionate about marketing their business, but are often balancing multiple solutions, limited resources and a growing need to measure their return on investment. iContact provides a one-stop shop for email and social media marketing designed to help SMEs grow their brand. iContact’s email marketing features help SMEs develop stronger relationships with customers, and can lead to increased sales and greater brand exposure. In addition, iContact makes it easy for SMEs to spread their messages on the fastest-growing marketing channel: social media. Publishing directly to Facebook and Twitter, iContact users can track the popularity of their posts while enjoying the convenience of iContact’s all-in-one solution.

John Hayes, EMEA Business Development Executive for iContact said: “One of the main objectives we had when we opened our UK office in February 2011 was to provide a complete local service to our clients. Since opening we have rolled out fully localised sales and customer support services and steadily increased the number of paying clients we serve in the UK to more than 3,000. By announcing this series of events we hope that we can extend the reach of our educational programs out to the towns and cities where our clients live and work.”

To learn more about iContact, please visit http://www.icontact.com.

About iContact
Headquartered in the United States with UK offices in London, iContact is a purpose-driven company that makes email marketing and social media marketing easy, so that small and midsized companies and causes can grow and succeed. More than one million users have signed up for an iContact account, and the company maintains B Corporation status, a certification awarded to companies meeting comprehensive and transparent social and environmental performance standards. As part of its ongoing social mission, iContact applies the 4-1s Corporate Social Responsibility Model, donating 1 percent from each of its payroll, equity, product, and employee time to its local and global communities. Visit us online at iContact.com, on Twitter @iContact, at our LinkedIn Group, and at our Facebook page.

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Published on: 10:00AM on 4th January 2012