Events

Upcoming Events

 

September 18, 2014 – Eastern Henrico Resource Workforce Center

Twitter 101 Workshop

If you do not currently have a Twitter account, please be sure to create one before attending this workshop and bring your account & password information.

For more information and to RSVP, see Career Prospectors & JAM Meetup group
 
AGENDA

* Why use Twitter

* Configuring your Twitter account

* How to follow people/companies (e..g Follow @RVACareerExpo. other CPers)

* How to Tweet/Retweet

* Basics on lists, particularly on using #RVACareerExpo ones

RVACareerExpo Lists:
https://twitter.com/RVACareerExpo/lists/rvacexpo-10-14-volunteers

https://twitter.com/RVACareerExpo/lists/rvacexpo-10-14-employers

TIME:
9:00am – 11:00am

LOCATION:
Eastern Henrico Resource Workforce Center
121 Cedarfork Rd, Richmond, VA
Phone: (804) 952-6116
Map

Class led by

Daulton West, Jr.

President – ASocialMediaChampion4U, LLC

Social Media Strategy & Training | WordPress Website Designer |Twitter Specialist |
Web Content Manager | Online Writer at SocialMediaToday & Examiner

LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/in/daultonwestjr

Twitter @DWestJr
 

September 26, 2014 – Optimum Ed

Twitter 101 Workshop

If you do not currently have a Twitter account, please be sure to create one before attending this workshop and bring your account & password information. Since there are only a few computers available at this location, we encourage all laptop, netbook and tablet owners to bring their own devices.

For more information and to RSVP, see Career Prospectors & JAM Meetup group
 
AGENDA

* Why use Twitter

* Configuring your Twitter account

* How to follow people/companies (e..g Follow @RVACareerExpo. others)

* How to Tweet/Retweet

* Basics on lists, particularly on using #RVACareerExpo lists

RVACareerExpo Lists:
https://twitter.com/RVACareerExpo/lists/rvacexpo-10-14-volunteers

https://twitter.com/RVACareerExpo/lists/rvacexpo-10-14-employers

TIME:
9:00am – 11:00am

LOCATION:
Optimum Ed
Room at 3850 Gaskins Rd Suite 240, Richmond, VA
Map

Class led by

Leslie Crowley and Daulton West, Jr.

President – ASocialMediaChampion4U, LLC

Social Media Strategy & Training | WordPress Website Designer |Twitter Specialist |
Web Content Manager | Online Writer at SocialMediaToday & Examiner

LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/in/daultonwestjr

Twitter @DWestJr
 

Prior Events

 

September 12, 2014 – Optimum Ed

Twitter 101 Workshop

If you do not currently have a Twitter account, please be sure to create one before attending this workshop and bring your account & password information. Since there are only a few computers available at this location, we encourage all laptop, netbook and tablet owners to bring their own devices.

For more information and to RSVP, see Career Prospectors & JAM Meetup group
 
AGENDA

* Why use Twitter

* Configuring your Twitter account

* How to follow people/companies (e..g Follow @RVACareerExpo. others)

* How to Tweet/Retweet

* Basics on lists, particularly on using #RVACareerExpo lists

RVACareerExpo Lists:
https://twitter.com/RVACareerExpo/lists/rvacexpo-10-14-volunteers

https://twitter.com/RVACareerExpo/lists/rvacexpo-10-14-employers

TIME:
9:00am – 11:00am

LOCATION:
Optimum Ed
Room at 3850 Gaskins Rd Suite 240, Richmond, VA
Map

Class led by

Daulton West, Jr.

President – ASocialMediaChampion4U, LLC

Social Media Strategy & Training | WordPress Website Designer |Twitter Specialist |
Web Content Manager | Online Writer at SocialMediaToday & Examiner

LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/in/daultonwestjr

Twitter @DWestJr
 

September 3, 2014 – Eastern Henrico Resource Workforce Center

Twitter 101 Workshop

If you do not currently have a Twitter account, please be sure to create one before attending this workshop and bring your account & password information.

For more information and to RSVP, see Career Prospectors & JAM Meetup group
 
AGENDA

* Why use Twitter

* Configuring your Twitter account

* How to follow people/companies (e..g Follow @RVACareerExpo. other CPers)

* How to Tweet/Retweet

* Basics on lists, particularly on using #RVACareerExpo ones

RVACareerExpo Lists:
https://twitter.com/RVACareerExpo/lists/rvacexpo-10-14-volunteers

https://twitter.com/RVACareerExpo/lists/rvacexpo-10-14-employers

TIME:
9:00am – 11:00am

LOCATION:
Eastern Henrico Resource Workforce Center
121 Cedarfork Rd, Richmond, VA
Phone: (804) 952-6116
Map

Class led by

Daulton West, Jr.

President – ASocialMediaChampion4U, LLC

Social Media Strategy & Training | WordPress Website Designer |Twitter Specialist |
Web Content Manager | Online Writer at SocialMediaToday & Examiner

LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/in/daultonwestjr

Twitter @DWestJr
 

August 27, 2013 – Career Prospectors – Richmond, VA

Twitter Overview & Social Media “Tune Up” Workshop

This will be a Twitter 101 overview, plus a Social Media “Tune Up”, covering (LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook) profiles, job seeker tips, best practices, what to avoid, creating an online voice, and a social media “tune up” checklist.

This is a basic “hands-on” workshop for those new to Twitter and those needing a refresher course. Learn how to effectively utilize Twitter to gather & share information, track breaking news, and create an “online voice” for brand awareness. Learn how to attract more followers for career advancement and business building.

Social Media “Tune Up” will cover best practice tips for creating a strong online presence.

TIME:
7:30am – 9:30am

LOCATION:
Career Prospectors
Three Chopt Presbyterian Church
9315 Three Chopt Road
Richmond, VA
 
7:30 AM Coffee and Networking
8:00 AM Program
 
For more information, see Career Prospectors LinkedIn group

— RSVP now at Career Prospectors Meetup page
 
Class led by

Daulton West, Jr.

President – ASocialMediaChampion4U, LLC

Social Media Strategy & Training | WordPress Website Designer |Twitter Specialist |
Web Content Manager | Online Writer at SocialMediaToday & Examiner

LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/in/daultonwestjr

Twitter @DWestJr
 

May 7, 2013 – Henrico Economic Development Authority – Henrico, VA

Twitter 101 workshop

This is a basic “hands-on” 2 hour workshop for those new to Twitter and those needing a refresher course. Learn how to effectively utilize Twitter to gather & share information, track breaking news, and create an “online voice” for brand awareness, to attract more followers for your business.

ASocialMediaChampion4U is teaching classes for Greater Richmond Small Business Development Center (GRSBDC); details for next class are below.

TIME:
11:30am – 1:30pm

LOCATION:
Henrico Economic Development Authority
4300 East Parham Road
Henrico, VA 23228
Directions: (804) 501-7654
 
For more information, see GRSBDC Training Schedule
Advance registration recommended. Register online at www.grsbdc.com.
 
Class led by

Daulton West, Jr.

President – ASocialMediaChampion4U, LLC

Social Media Strategy & Training | WordPress Website Designer |Twitter Specialist |
Web Content Manager | Online Writer at SocialMediaToday & Examiner

LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/in/daultonwestjr

Twitter @DWestJr
 

February 27, 2013 – Chesterfield Department of Economic Development – Chesterfield, VA

Twitter 101 workshop

This is a basic “hands-on” 2 hour workshop for those new to Twitter and those needing a refresher course. Learn how to effectively utilize Twitter for engagement, promotion, information gathering, and sharing valuable content with your followers.

ASocialMediaChampion4U is teaching classes for Greater Richmond Small Business Development Center (GRSBDC), continuing with Twitter on February 27, 2013, 11:30am – 1:30pm at Chesterfield Department of Economic Development.

For more information, see GRSBDC Training Schedule
Advance registration recommended. Register online at www.grsbdc.com.
Class led by

Daulton West, Jr.

President – ASocialMediaChampion4U, LLC

Social Media Strategy & Training | WordPress Website Designer |Twitter Specialist |
Web Content Manager | Online Writer at SocialMediaToday & Examiner

LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/in/daultonwestjr

Twitter @ DWestJr
 

November 28, 2012 – Chesterfield Department of Economic Development – Chesterfield, VA

Twitter 101 workshop

This is a basic Hands-on workshop for those new to Twitter and those needing a refresher course.

ASocialMediaChampion4U is teaching classes for Greater Richmond Small Business Development Center (GRSBDC), continuing with Twitter on November 28, 2012, 11:30am – 1:30pm at Chesterfield Department of Economic Development.

For more information, see GRSBDC Training Schedule
Advance registration recommended. Register online at www.grcc.com.
Class led by

Daulton West, Jr.

President – ASocialMediaChampion4U, LLC

Social Media Strategy & Training | WordPress Website Designer |Twitter Specialist |
Web Content Manager | Online Writer at SocialMediaToday & Examiner

LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/in/daultonwestjr

Twitter @ DWestJr

June 21, 2012 – Greater Richmond Chamber – Richmond, VA

Twitter for Business workshop

Twitter for Business workshop (Tips, Tools, and Takeaways)

Focus will be how to identify and reach your target audience to attract potential clients. Learn how to connect, engage, communicate who you are, and what you do (brand awareness) in this 2 hour workshop.

ASocialMediaChampion4U is teaching classes for Greater Richmond Small Business Development Center (GRSBDC), continuing with Twitter for Business on June 21, 11:30am – 1:30pm at Greater Richmond Chamber.

For more information, see GRSBDC Training Schedule
Advance registration recommended. Register online at www.grcc.com.
Class led by

Daulton  West, Jr.

President – ASocialMediaChampion4U, LLC

Social Media Strategy & Training | WordPress Website Designer |Twitter Specialist |
Web Content Manager | Online Writer at SocialMediaToday & Examiner

LinkedIn  http://www.linkedin.com/in/daultonwestjr

Twitter @ DWestJr

June 6, 2012 – The Employment Transition Center – Glen Allen, VA

Twitter for Business workshop (Tips, Tools, and Takeaways)

Focus will be how to identify and reach your target audience to attract potential clients.

Prerequisite: Twitter experience or have previously attended Twitter 101

Bring your own laptop if you have one.

More information and to sign up (space is limited) –

http://www.meetup.com/Employment-Transition-Center-at-Innsbrook/events/66825452/

Class led by

Daulton  West, Jr.

Social Media Strategy, Training & Coaching | Online Writer | Web Content Manager | Twitter Specialist

Daulton has coached and trained over 300 job seekers to successfully leverage social media for job networking and personal branding via multi-presentations in the Richmond, VA area.

LinkedIn  http://www.linkedin.com/in/daultonwestjr

Twitter @ DWestJr

DATE: Wednesday, June 6, 2012

TIME: 10:00 AM

LOCATION: The Employment Transition Center

Comments:

“Daulton helped make sense of how Twitter can be used for business, and was spot on in answering a variety of questions. Classes like this are a MUST for those who want to keep up in the area of Social Media. Like it or not, it is, and will be a tool for business for years to come.” – Eric Alfredson

May 11, 2012 – Hotel Roanoke, Commonwealth Avenue Northeast, Roanoke, VA

Social Media and Healthcare workshop

Focus will be how to engage and educate your community on all the latest healthcare trends, social media tools, tips, and breaking news . Learn how to connect with clients and communicate your value, in this workshop from 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM on Friday.

Class led by

Daulton  West, Jr.

President – ASocialMediaChampion4U, LLC

Social Media Strategy & Training | WordPress Website Designer |Twitter Specialist |
Web Content Manager | Online Writer at SocialMediaToday & Examiner

LinkedIn  http://www.linkedin.com/in/daultonwestjr

Twitter @DWestJr

April 25, 2012 – Chesterfield Department of Economic Development – Chesterfield, VA

Twitter 101 workshop

This is a basic Hands-on workshop for those new to Twitter and those needing a refresher course.

ASocialMediaChampion4U is teaching classes for Greater Richmond Small Business Development Center (GRSBDC), continuing with Twitter on April 25, 11:30am – 1:30pm at Chesterfield Department of Economic Development.

For more information, see GRSBDC Training Schedule
Advance registration recommended. Register online at www.grcc.com.
Class led by

Daulton  West, Jr.

President – ASocialMediaChampion4U, LLC

Social Media Strategy & Training | WordPress Website Designer |Twitter Specialist |
Web Content Manager | Online Writer at SocialMediaToday & Examiner

LinkedIn  http://www.linkedin.com/in/daultonwestjr

Twitter @ DWestJr

March 28, 2012 – Public Relations Student Society of America at VCU – Richmond, VA

Social Media: Your Brand’s Best Friend – panel discussion

I am pleased to announce that ASocialMediaChampion4U has been asked to participate in a panel discussion at VCU today.

For more information, see Public Relations Student Society of America at VCU

Daulton  West, Jr.

President – ASocialMediaChampion4U, LLC

Social Media Strategy & Training | WordPress Website Designer |Twitter Specialist |
Web Content Manager | Online Writer at SocialMediaToday & Examiner

LinkedIn  http://www.linkedin.com/in/daultonwestjr

Twitter @ DWestJr
DATE: Wednesday, March 28, 2012

TIME: 3:00 PM

LOCATION:
Public Relations Student Society of America at VCU
Temple, Room 2219
Richmond, VA

Comments:

 

March 7, 2012 – Hanover Department of Economic Development – Hanover County, VA

Twitter 101 workshop

This is a basic Hands-on workshop for those new to Twitter and those needing a refresher course.

I am pleased to announce that ASocialMediaChampion4U has been hired to teach some classes for Greater Richmond Small Business Development Center (GRSBDC), continuing with Twitter on Mar 7, 11:30am – 1:30pm at Hanover Department of Economic Development.

For more information, see GRSBDC Training Schedule
Advance registration recommended. Register online at www.grcc.com.
Class led by

Daulton  West, Jr.

President – ASocialMediaChampion4U, LLC

Social Media Strategy & Training | WordPress Website Designer |Twitter Specialist |
Web Content Manager | Online Writer at SocialMediaToday & Examiner

LinkedIn  http://www.linkedin.com/in/daultonwestjr

Twitter @ DWestJr

 

DATE: Tuesday, March 7, 2012

TIME: 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

LOCATION:
Hanover Department of Economic Development
8200 Center Path Lane, Suite E,
Mechanicsville, VA 23116
Phone: (804) 365-6464

Comments:

 

February 24, 2012 – Westwood Club – Richmond, VA

Social Media for Franchises

Greater Richmond Chamber offers “Social Media for Franchises,” 7:30 to 9 a.m., Westwood Club, 6200 West Club Lane. Daulton West Jr., president of ASocialMediaChampion4U.com, will lead the discussion on mobile media, Twitter and Foursquare; Rick Curry, The Coach and Wheeler Dealer at “Addison Clark Online” will lead the discussion on LinkedIn and Facebook for Business.

Cost: $20 for members and nonmembers (includes breakfast). Online registration will close at noon Wednesday. Register online at www.grcc.com or call Jackie Carter, (804) 783-9314.

Daulton  West, Jr.

President – ASocialMediaChampion4U, LLC

Social Media Strategy & Training | WordPress Website Designer |Twitter Specialist |
Web Content Manager | Online Writer

 

DATE: Friday, February 24, 2012

TIME: 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM

LOCATION:
Westwood Club
6200 West Club Lane
Richmond, VA 23226

February 21, 2012 – Henrico Economic Development Authority – Henrico, VA

Foursquare

Millions of times a day, people use foursquare to check in and share where they are. Whether checking out a new restaurant, meeting up with friends, or visiting a favorite boutique, they are chronicling and sharing their adventures as a business or brand on foursquare.

In case you missed it, I am pleased to announce that ASocialMediaChampion4U is teaching classes for Greater Richmond Small Business Development Center (GRSBDC), continuing with Foursquare on Feb 21, 11:30am – 1:30pm at Henrico Economic Development Authority.

For more information, see GRSBDC Training Schedule
Advance registration recommended. Register online at www.grcc.com.
Class led by

Daulton  West, Jr.

President – ASocialMediaChampion4U, LLC

Social Media Strategy & Training | WordPress Website Designer |Twitter Specialist |
Web Content Manager | Online Writer

LinkedIn  http://www.linkedin.com/in/daultonwestjr

Twitter @ DWestJr

 

DATE: Tuesday, February 21, 2012

TIME: 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

LOCATION:
Henrico Economic Development Authority
4300 East Parham Road
Henrico, VA 23228

February 7, 2012 – Henrico Economic Development Authority – Henrico, VA

Twitter 101 workshop

This is a basic Hands-on workshop for those new to Twitter and those needing a refresher course.

I am pleased to announce that ASocialMediaChampion4U has been hired to teach some classes for Greater Richmond Small Business Development Center (GRSBDC), continuing with Twitter on Feb 7, 11:30am – 1:30pm at Henrico Economic Development Authority.

For more information, see GRSBDC Training Schedule
Advance registration recommended. Register online at www.grcc.com.
Class led by

Daulton  West, Jr.

President – ASocialMediaChampion4U, LLC

Social Media Strategy & Training | WordPress Website Designer |Twitter Specialist |
Web Content Manager | Online Writer at SocialMediaToday & Examiner

LinkedIn  http://www.linkedin.com/in/daultonwestjr

Twitter @ DWestJr
DATE: Tuesday, February 7, 2012

TIME: 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

LOCATION:
Henrico Economic Development Authority
4300 East Parham Road
Henrico, VA 23228

 

January 26, 2012 – The Employment Transition Center – Glen Allen, VA

Twitter 101 workshop

Twitter 101 Workshop for those new to Twitter & it’s use in a job search.

This is a basic Hands-on workshop for first timers and those needing a refresher course.

Bring your own laptop if you have one.

More information and to sign up (space is limited) –

http://www.meetup.com/Employment-Transition-Center-at-Innsbrook/events/45999962/”

Class led by

Daulton  West, Jr.

Social Media Strategy & Training | WordPress Website Designer |Twitter Specialist |
Web Content Manager | Online Writer

Daulton has coached and trained over 300 job seekers to successfully leverage social media for job networking and personal branding via multi-presentations in the Richmond, VA area.

LinkedIn  http://www.linkedin.com/in/daultonwestjr

Twitter @ DWestJr

 

DATE: Thursday, January 26, 2012

TIME: 9:30 AM

LOCATION: The Employment Transition Center

 

Comments:

“Excellent class in material and instruction!
The importance of the professional use of your brand on Twitter was covered.” – Chris Baber

“Excellent. Thank you Daulton West, Jr.” – Judy Hart

“Daulton did an excellent job – he provided good information and was willing to answer all our questions & even stay after class to help. He helped me to fully appreciate the power of Twitter.
WELL DONE!” – Jim Shreve

“Great workshop” – Nancy K Bassett

 

January 25, 2012 – Chesterfield Department of Economic Development – Chesterfield, VA

Foursquare

Millions of times a day, people use foursquare to check in and share where they are. Whether checking out a new restaurant, meeting up with friends, or visiting a favorite boutique, they are chronicling and sharing their adventures as a business or brand on foursquare.

I am pleased to announce that ASocialMediaChampion4U has been hired to teach some classes for Greater Richmond Small Business Development Center (GRSBDC), starting with Foursquare on Jan 25, 11:30am – 1:30pm at Chesterfield Department of Economic Development

For more information, see GRSBDC Training Schedule
Advance registration recommended. Register online at www.grcc.com.
Class led by

Daulton  West, Jr.

President – ASocialMediaChampion4U, LLC

Social Media Strategy & Training | WordPress Website Designer |Twitter Specialist |
Web Content Manager | Online Writer

LinkedIn  http://www.linkedin.com/in/daultonwestjr

Twitter @ DWestJr

November 16, 2011 – The Employment Transition Center – Glen Allen, VA

Twitter for Business workshop (Tips, Tools, and Takeaways)

Focus will be how to identify and reach your target audience to attract potential clients.

Prerequisite: Twitter experience or have previously attended Twitter 101
DATE: Wednesday, November 16, 2011

TIME: 1:30 PM

LOCATION: The Employment Transition Center

 

Comments:

“Excellent class if you missed watch for it the next time. Daulton explained many of the ways to utilize Twitter and then walked us through it so we could see what it looked like. Excellent for those of us who learn better with the knowldge and the actual experience. Thanks Daulton” – Maura Weddle

“Daulton taught an outstanding Twitter class. He is very knowledgeable with many good tips.”
– Lynn Draper

“I attended a wonderful seminar given by @DWestJr on #twitterforbusiness.” – @YPO2011

“Great class by @DWestJr #asmc4u” – @Att4Success

“RT @Att4Success: Great class by @DWestJr Thanks Daulton #ASMC4U” – @dbeaudry999

 

August 30, 2011 – The Employment Transition Center – Glen Allen, VA

Twitter for Business workshop (Tips, Tools, and Takeaways)

Focus will be how to identify and reach your target audience to attract potential clients.

Prerequisite:  Twitter experience or have previously attended Twitter 101

Bring your own laptop if you have one.

More information and to sign up (space is limited) –

http://www.meetup.com/Employment-Transition-Center-at-Innsbrook/events/28397121/

Class led by

Daulton  West, Jr.

Social Media Strategy, Training & Coaching | Online Writer | Web Content Manager | Twitter Specialist

Daulton has coached and trained over 300 job seekers to successfully leverage social media for job networking and personal branding via multi-presentations in the Richmond, VA area.

LinkedIn  http://www.linkedin.com/in/daultonwestjr

Twitter @ DWestJr

 

DATE: Tuesday, August 30, 2011

TIME: 3:30 PM

LOCATION: The Employment Transition Center

 

Comments:

“As usual, another fine presentation from Daulton. Very helpful.” – Bob Piazza

 

August 12, 2011 – The Employment Transition Center – Glen Allen, VA

Twitter 101– Are you using Twitter in your job search?

What is Twitter, how is it different, why is it useful for finding a job, who should I follow, and what is all this Twitter lingo?

Get the answers at the “hands on” session (in computer lab) with instruction for setting up a profile, review of features, and basic terms.

Class led by:

Daulton  West, Jr.

Social Media Strategy, Training & Coaching | Online Writer | Blogger | Web Content Manager | Twitter Specialist

Daulton has coached and trained over 300 job seekers to successfully leverage social media for job networking and personal branding via multi-presentations in the Richmond, VA area.

http://www.linkedin.com/in/daultonwestjr

Twitter @DWestJr

Assisting will be :

John D.  Watt ACC, PMP  Professional Executive and Personal Coach, Project Management Professional

http://www.linkedin.com/in/johndwatt

and

Michael  Caro  Social Media Consulting, Computer Support, Web Design, Graphics Design, Training

http://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelcaro

Click for Twitter 101– Are you using Twitter in your job search? for more details. Space is limited.

 

Comments:

“Daulton thanks for posting the presentation in the files section of this Meetup. Great job on the Twitter workshop – it was very helpful.” – Charlie Wood

“Thanks to Daulton West Jr for delivering a thorough introduction to utilizing Twitter as a powerful personal branding and networking tool.” – John D. Watt

“Outstanding experience!!! I’ll be working and learning more about twitter day and sharing with others the wonderful benefits of obtaining knowledge from others and using this tool in my job search too!”     – Jeb Biscoe

“Very thorough presentation, extremely helpful.” – Bob Piazza

 

June 20, 2011 – The Employment Transition Center – Glen Allen, VA

Twitter 101– Are you using Twitter in your job search?

What is Twitter, how is it different, why is it useful for finding a job, who should I follow, and what is all this Twitter lingo? Get the answers at the “hands on” session (in computer lab) with instruction for setting up a profile, review of features, and basic terms.

Presenters:

Daulton West

Michael Caro

Daulton truly enjoys the opportunity to share his passion and experience for social media with his followers from around the world. He always welcomes the opportunity to give back to the local community. Daulton has coached and trained over 300 job seekers to successfully leverage social media for job networking and personal branding via multi-presentations in the Richmond, VA area.

Click for Twitter 101– Are you using Twitter in your job search? for more details. Space is limited.

Comments:


April 30, 2011 – National REO Brokers Association – Richmond, VA

Daulton welcomes the opportunity to share his findings and experience with social media to new audiences.  Daulton was invited by Joan Izzo to participate in her husband – David Liggan’s REO Brokers meeting to answer questions and offer suggestions for the use of blogging and other social media tools for personal branding and business building. 

Daulton West speaking at National REO Brokers Association event
DATE:
Saturday, April 30, 2011

TIME: 2 PM

LOCATION: Equity Concepts, 2550 Gaskins Rd, Richmond, Va

September 7, 2010 – Three Chopt Presbyterian Church – Richmond, VA

Daulton always welcomes the opportunity to give back to the local community.  Daulton will meet with the church officers and steering committee of Three Chopt Presbyterian Church to review specific needs,  goals, and to formulate a new social media strategy to better engage the church community.

DATE: Tuesday, September 7, 2010

TIME: 7 PM

LOCATION: Three Chopt Presbyterian Church

July 14, 2010 – The Employment Transition Center – Glen Allen, VA

Twitter 101– Are you using Twitter in your job search?

What is Twitter, how is it different, why is it useful for finding a job, who should I follow, and what is all this Twitter lingo? Get the answers at the “hands on” session (in computer lab) with instruction for setting up a profile, review of features, and basic terms.

Presenters:

Daulton West

Jennifer Yeager

Daulton and Jennifer teamed up on the ‘Twitter 101– Are you using Twitter in your job search?’ presentation previously on 5/14/10. Since the first event was well received by the attendees at The Employment Transition Center, Charlie Wood asked Daulton to partner with Jennifer for a 2nd presentation.  Daulton agreed and is looking  forward to working with Jennifer again on July 15.

Daulton truly enjoys the opportunity to share his passion and experience for social media with his followers from around the world. He always welcomes the opportunity to give back to the local community. Daulton has coached and trained over 300 job seekers to successfully

Click for Twitter 101– Are you using Twitter in your job search? for more details. Space is limited.

Comments: I attended Daulton & Jennifer’s class and have gained an understanding of Twitter as a tool to advance my job search and my career. It was was a mystery and now I am a willing student who is confident to venture into the world of Tweets.  – Karin Cundiff, Assistant Organizer

May 14, 2010 – The Employment Transition Center – Glen Allen, VA

Twitter 101– Are you using Twitter in your job search?

What is Twitter, how is it different, why is it useful for finding a job, who should I follow, and what is all this Twitter lingo? Get the answers at the “hands on” session with instruction for setting up a profile, review of features, and basic terms.

Presenters: Daulton West Jennifer Yeager

Comments: “All this information is intimidating, at times, but now that I attended the Meetup, I will be using TWITTER as my one source for Job Search! Thank you…the presentation was excellent! The fact that the class was small was GREAT too! It made it so easy for individual interaction without slowing the class down too much! thanks again, Carol” – Carol Cornell

Jan 27, 2010 – The Employment Transition Center – Glen Allen, VA

LinkedIn 201: Discussion of features and tips for advanced users

During this session we will review functions such as updating your Profile to highlight strengths; adding files to your Profile; tips for using the Advanced Search tool; sending In Mail; and using the Job Search feature.

Comments: “Daulton West’s presentation was great! I found the information on company searches particularly useful. Thanks to each of the leaders who helped facilitate the session.” – Carol Cornell “Daulton was very helpful and shared some good information how to maximize LinkedIn.” – Jeb Biscoe

Sept 29, 2009 – Career Prospectors (West End) – Richmond, VA

Social Media Networking Tips

by Daulton West, Social Media Strategist The topic, Social Media Networking Tips — will include: Jobs found through social networking Social networking benefits Daulton reviewed these topics in more detail, and answered questions afterward: LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Google profile, web 1.0 vs web 2.0, marketing 1.0 vs marketing 2.0, how small firms benefit from social media, tips, takeaways, wrap-up. – Charlie Wood included this bio of Daulton. “Daulton West is a social media consultant, webmaster, and social media online reporter with broad technical knowledge, highly skilled in business best practices, and document management within large fortune 200 companies. An IT professional with over 15 year’s information technology experience.” “He is a Social Media Champion and coach who trains others in the use of social media to optimize brand awareness, implement viral marketing, and build solid relationships to grow a business network.”

Comments: “The tips Daulton West provided on social media were very valuable. Great discussion by the members of the group.” – Charlie Wood “Daulton did a great job providing extra details into making Twitter and Facebook work for the job search. “Knowledge is Power!” – Bill Hockman “Daulton did a great job with his presentation. It stimulated lots of discussion about Social Media.” – David Leferman

Sept 23, 2009 – Richmond Small Business Meetup – Richmond, VA

Social media tools, tips, best practices

Daulton West was asked to speak at the September Richmond Small Business meeting. Daulton shared his social networking tools, and tips with small business entrepreneurs. His focus was to help them understand the benefits of social media for building strong relationships to optimize online branding and marketing for business growth.

Comments: “Good discussion today. Thanks to Daulton and to the participants.” – John Braun “We had a great time learning about the different ways of leveraging the power of Twitter, facebook and Linkedin to market our business. People participated in a great dialogue and shared alot of information.” – Ashish “I enjoyed sharing my social media tools, tips, best practices, and demonstrating some ways to leverage social media sites for branding, marketing, and relationship building. I appreciate the thoughtful questions and group participation that made my presentation very enjoyable. Thanks again for letting me share some social networking tips with the group today.” – Daulton West, Jr.

Aug 25, 2009 – Richmond Small Business Meetup – Richmond, VA

Social media networking for business

Daulton West was asked to speak at the August Richmond Small Business meeting. Daulton was delighted to share his social media networking tips with the group. A discussion was lead by Daulton West and James Loving that focused on the benefits of social networking for small businesses. A lively Q & A session followed.

Comments: “Another great event. We had a great interactive Q&A about social media networking for business. Our presenters were very thorough in answering questions and members of the group shared experiences with mediums including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. It was a slight twist on our normal format but provided a lot of information and advice to those looking to expand into these forums with their businesses.” – Pamela Loving “Thanks for expanding my horizons when considering/ using social networks!!” – Jeff Teune “Thanks to all who attended. The discussion and networking was great. Special thanks to James Loving and Daulton West for their presentation on social media and social networking. I learned a lot about Twitter.” – John Braun

Jun 30, 2009 – Career Prospectors (West End) – Richmond, VA

Twitter 101 (Basic Information for folks considering Twitter as a Tool)

Daulton West and Scott Gravitt provided this outline for the presentation. What is Twitter Setup profile How is it different from Facebook / LinkedIn Twitter search Some twitter apps

Comments: “The training on Twitter and associated software was incredibly helpful. This was information that we can implement immediately.” – Mark Canestrano

Apr 28, 2009 – Career Prospectors (West End) – Richmond, VA

Using LinkedIn in your Job Search

Leveraging LinkedIn with components of your job search. Use LinkedIn for company research. Use Groups to increase collaboration with prospective companies. Michelle Mason, Daulton West will conduct LinkedIn training.

Comments: “Michele Mason and Daulton West did a superb job with LinkedIn today. The information about company searching was particularly helpful to me. Discovering new uses for the tool reminds me of the time someone I am particularly fond of used duct tape to repair a car bumper. The application was right in front of the nose.” – Janice Carter-Lovejoy “The LinkedIn presentation was great. Even though I have been using it quite a lot, it gave me some new ideas on leveraging the site.” – David Leferman

Mar 19, 2009 – VCN @ John Rolfe Commons – Richmond, VA

LinkedIn and Twitter job networking tips

Daulton was asked to share his social media tips with local job seekers at a newly formed network group in the Richmond area. He was excited about the opportunity to share his recent findings that focused on leveraging social media for a job search.

Comments: “Many thanks to Daulton for sharing his insights on LinkedIn and Twitter!!! Looking forward to the marketing plan discussion next time.” – Carl Miller “The presentation on social networking was informative, allowing for questions and feedback. Small group with opportunity to more networking. Shared ideas on how individuals were networking that have been effective.” – Paul Cundiff