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BLB Workshop Series:
Search Engine Optimization 101: 
Getting Your Business Found in Google Search 

Buy Local Berkeley and are producing a workshop series to teach merchants the basics and intermediate skills for using social media to promote your business on the Web. The workshops are free to all Berkeley independent businesses and non-profits.

Workshop 3: SEO 101 - Getting Your Business Found in Google Search

Date: Monday June 9th, 2014
: Berkeley Community Media, 2239 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Time: 7-8:30pm

Cost: FREE for all Berkeley independent businesses

Ever wonder how some businesses show up on the first couple pages of search results? Learn about Search Engine Optimization and how you can do the same at this FREE workshop! We'll cover topics relevant only to small to medium businesses and organizations:

-What exactly is SEO?
-Everything you need to know about Keywords, and the lies scammers tell

-Eliminating buzzwords: White Hat, Black Hat, top hats..
-How your website and social media affect your ranking
-Google Plus, Google Maps, and why all that is important
-You don't need to bring a laptop, but it's helpful to have it
-Worksheets will be provided!

-Please rsvp for the workshop to:



Featured Member:
1652 Shattuck Ave.
ACCI Cooperative Gallery is a member-based community of artisans, artists and art supporters! As the oldest Arts & Crafts co-op west of the Mississippi, celebrating 55 years in 2014, ACCI Gallery is a premier destination for purchasing fine arts, crafts and one of kind gifts items by local artists.  ACCI is host to approximately 100 unique artist members who regularly participate in events and exhibitions held in our brick architectural gem located in the heart of Berkeley’s Gourmet Ghetto.

Seventh Annual Balanced Rock Sculpture Workshops In the ACCI Gallery Garden - Saturday, May 17th  
Two Workshops with Zach Pine at 11:30am- 1pm and 1:30pm-3pm
Advanced registration is required, see the event webpage  for details.  

ACCI Garage Sale - Saturday May 17th 9:30am to 1pm 
Great selection of art books, art supplies, tools, and small decorative items!

Paving the Way Project Completion Celebration & Auction - May 30th, 6-8pm
Come see this one-night only exhibition of student-made art and enjoy snacks from neighborhood eateries, wine, and music by Lee Waterman and Ian Willson.  Bids start at just $10 for each mosaic tile paver and all proceeds are donated back to the school towards future student art activities and supplies!