Perea uses Facebook to help small businesses

Attendees of the Oct. 24 marketing workshop will learn how to set up ads and pages to promote their businesses on Facebook.Attendees of the Oct. 24 marketing workshop will learn how to set up ads and pages to promote their businesses on Facebook.Assemblymember Henry T. Perea has joined with Facebook to bring a marketing workshop to Fresno to help build small businesses.

Attendees of the Oct. 24 free workshop will learn how to set up ads and pages to promote their businesses on Facebook as well as advanced tips and tricks for engaging with their customers and attracting new fans. Those who attend will also receive $50 in Facebook advertising credits to help them get started with their marketing efforts.

 The workshop is part of the “Small Business Boost” partnership between Facebook, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National Federation of Independent Business, which helps small businesses throughout the country acquire and retain customers.

The event will be held at the Downtown Fresno Holiday Inn, 1055 Van Ness Ave. Registration/breakfast is at 9:00 a.m., followed by the workshop from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

The event has 150 first-come, first-served spots; attendees must RSVP online: https://www.facebook.com/marketing?sk=app_211381902267838

For more information, contact Raj Rakkar at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (559) 445-5532.