Are you looking for user-friendly Colorado Springs social media marketing, blogging or search engine optimization (SEO) training, coaching or consulting? Do you need more knowledge and confidence to better market, advertise and promote your company, cause, product or program?
Well, you’ve come to the right place! My name is Laura Lollar, owner of Communicate Colorado LLC. For decades, I have trained and coached mature adult non-tekkies with a personal, customized approach to match the individual’s learning style and skill level. I provide coaching and training from my office located just north of Colorado Springs in a relaxed woodland setting.
Whether you’re a newbie or know just enough to be dangerous, you will leave our training and coaching session with more understanding of how social media, blogging or search engine optimization can work for you. I meet with individuals or teams of 4-5 people and can provide either half, full day or multi-day trainings and coaching. We can also split our sessions up over a number of weeks if that makes it easier for you (or your team) to absorb the information and start to put it into practice.
Some of Our Learning Objectives:
- Set goals and identify objectives for your social media efforts
- Understand the basics of Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
- Learn what an RSS feed is and how to use it
- Use @ symbols and hashtags # on Twitter
- Discover why an email list is your most prized possession and how to build it
- Find out how and why Facebook has changed significantly in the past 6 months
- Leverage social media tools to attract customers to your website
- Learn search engine strategies to insure “findability” on the web
- Understand the benefits of blogging and basic how-to’s of WordPress
- Create a content strategy for posts, tweets, photos and links
Interested in learning more? Please phone or email me with your questions and preferences.
What people say about Laura’s training and coaching:
“I would highly recommend Laura to anyone who needs insightful, effective guidance and ideas in building a blog/web site, and creating a powerful social media presence. She is adept in both the technical and creative content categories. She knows the “tools of our time” and how to use them. Her deep knowledge of WordPress blogging, Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin will help you maximize your online impact. Her teaching style is fun and enjoyable for clients, reflecting her own warm and professional personality. She will help you develop a variety of online products to strengthen existing relationships, build new ones, reach different audiences, and build your business. As a long-term client, I know what Laura’s services can do. She has been my most valuable online communications coach.” –Eric Schickler, Professional Photographer, AdventurePhotographer.us
“Laura is very knowledgeable and is easy to learn from!” –Carol Iten, Sales Manager
“I tried for years to find a local blog coach so I could market my noir mystery series online, but couldn’t find a competent person to help me. Luckily, I found Laura and she has been a treasure — expert, patient, and a genuine pleasure to work with one-on-one. I recommend her highly!” —J. Royal Horton, Author
“Miss Laura and her company, Communicate Colorado, are helping develop our company’s strategy and presence on social media platforms. She provided great feedback in developing both Facebook and Twitter campaigns. We were able to consider various pro’s and con’s of how to most effectively reach our FB friends with our inspirational app- “The Mountain”. We first heard about Communicate CO through a friend who also received media consultation from Laura. Her information has been helpful in every way. And she does it with pep and fun! If you seek to maximize your media efforts, whether as a company or an individual (especially if you are a newbie to these platforms), you will find Laura’s input well worth what you invest.” —Jim Manning, President, Clearly Seen Productions, Producer of “The Mountain”, an inspirational app for all smartphones and tablets
“I learned so much yesterday and your patience allowed me to relax and learn even more. Your ability to not make such a beginner feel dumb, not even for a second, is a real gift and so appreciated.” —Kristi Blazek, One Average Vegan
“Laura provided a great program to our local ASTD chapter! She offered excellent insights into what needs to be done when dealing the complex environment of social media. Her ideas were on-target. She gave us practical methods and reasons for the use of many social media tools. Everyone in the room was super engaged and took away a significant numbers of tools that could be put to use immediately. Laura is a wonderful presenter with the unique talent to relate easily and swiftly with her audience. We will definitely have her back in the future for another program!” —Dr. Dan Price, President of Winning Ways Management, Inc., Trainer/Speaker/Author/Coach, Leadership/Management Professor
“Two other friends and I sat in on Laura’s Social Media class and it was beyond great! She equipped me with the skills to more than handle our ministry Social Media needs as well as help other non-profits if the need was there. Thank you Laura for a job well done!!!” –Ellis Lucas, Author and President, His Song Evangelistic Outreach Ministries
“One of the best classes I ever attended on social media was taught by YOU….you taught it to the ASTD chapter here in town and it was marvelous!” –Debbie Sagan, Vice President, Workforce Development at Pikes Peak Community College, Colorado Springs CO
“I have attended several of Laura’s presentations on Social Media and general marketing topics, and her enthusiasm and energy is always infectious. She is incredibly engaging, and presents her information in an easily understandable way that keeps her audience involved and interested. Her knowledge is absolutely top-notch, and I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for a speaker on Social Media!” –Steve Collins, Owner, South Park Tours of Colorado
“Working with Laura has always been a great experience! Laura is extremely knowledgeable and efficient with Social Media, Blogging and On-Line Communication. There is so much to learn, it has been overwhelming for me and Laura has a gift in making it simple and doable! Laura has helped me with my WordPress Blog, LinkedIn Profile and connecting my Social Media so that it is effective! Thank you so much for your expertise!” –Marguerite Ham, President, Igniting Success Training and Coaching
“What a treat to hear Laura share her knowledge of all things social media! She has a flair for presenting information in a happy and relaxed, yet detailed understandable and informative manner. The nuts and bolts of FaceBook, blogs, Twitter and the world of social media aren’t always the most interesting … until Laura walks you through it! And, afterwards, she’s always readily available via email or phone to assist you on a one-on-one basis.” –Kay Summerville, Sales Manager at City of Plano Convention and Visitors Bureau