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Special thanks to the City of Santa Monica, the Pico Improvement Organization and Santa Monica Public Library for hosting this event.


David Finstrom


Wednesday February 18, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM PST

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Santa Monica Library - Pico Branch
2201 Pico Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90405

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MJ Finstrom & David Finstrom

MJ & David Finstrom (brother and sister), are the owners of HUTdogs, a creative services firm, specializing in marketing for small businesses. 

They are known for eye-catching graphic design, Social Media marketing, Email marketing and web site solutions but, that's not all they do!  They teach businesses and non-profits how to master the basics of online social media marketing tools. 

They are talented, inspired leaders in Facebook and Constant Contact training. Their real world experience, as small business owners themselves, is key to their effectiveness in teaching others.

Their teaching style focuses on both the strategy and the “how to” of using today’s marketing tools. 

They constantly study the ever-evolving nature of social media.

They have a knack for walking clients through the steps needed to feel comfortable with the full range of on-line social media tools, especially seasoned business owners who don't quite know where to start or what to do. 

They have made presentations to thousands of attendees at various events throughout Southern California and have become known for their Facebook and Constant Contact trainings and strategies.

To learn more about HUTdogs visit or


So You are on Social Media Now What? Social Media Marketing, next steps


Get ready for Buy Local Santa Monica's The Most Loved Santa Monica contest! We will brain storm on ideas to help you promote your business.

When: Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 10am – 11:45am
Where: Santa Monica Public Library - Pico Branch
2201 Pico Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90405

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Please bring a business card for admission.


This program is sponsored by Constant Contact, so there is no cost to you to attend the presentation.

Presenters: HUTdogs (Constant Contact Authorized Local Expert


  • 9:45 AM Registration
  • 10 AM Social Media Marketing Made Simple
  • 11:45 AM Program Ends

So you are on Social Media, now what? 

Simply having an account on a social media channel is not enough. Developing a plan to stay top-of-mind is the next step.

In this workshop, learn how small businesses and non-profits can leverage today's social media networks like Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter to create new opportunities and reach customers and those that matter most to your organization.

In this session, we show some next steps, strategies and best practices to get the most out of your social media activities, including:

  • We'll look at the top social media channels and how they can work for your business or non-profit
  • Show how email can work hand-in-hand with other social media
  • How content is the magnet for engagement
  • Look at real-world examples
  • Brainstorm ideas to help you build a game plan

HUTdogs HOTseat Plus, we will fire up the HUTdogs HOTseat.

HUTdogs HOTseat is a live interactive think-tank, where we tap the knowledge and experience of the audience to generate ideas, inspiration and action items.

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