Professional Training

SCORE Webinars

My contribution as a Certified SCORE Mentor lies in my experiences in marketing and social and digital media strategy across small business, nonprofit, and educational clients. I regularly present workshops or webinars on social media management, marketing strategy, Constant Contact, and Google. The videos you see here are from the Grow With Google Series presented for the SCORE Foundation and SCORE Kalamazoo/Southwest Michigan chapter.

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Cheri Bales

Reach Customers Online with Free Google Tools

his workshop explains how Google Search works and how you can improve your website’s visibility with Search Engine Optimization (SEO). The session also introduces products like Business Profile on Google, Google Trends, Search Console, Google Analytics, Google Ads, and more.

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Cheri Bales

How to Write a Marketing Plan

Every business begins with success in mind; few put it in writing. A well-prepared marketing plan can be a roadmap to guide you (and your staff or volunteers) through your businesses’ short- and long-term goals and challenges.

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Cheri Bales

Why Isn’t my Business Showing up in Google Search Results?

A search result is what happens when I type some strategic words into a search bar on the internet (commonly known as “googling” something). Depending on what words or phrases I type into that search bar, google is going to select the results (search results) closest in content to what I typed into my search.

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