SCORE Partners with Constant Contact to Help Small Businesses Maximize Social Media

Organizations to host a national event series during Small Business Week, May 20-26

Washington, D.C. - SCORE, – www.score.org- America’s premier source of free and confidential small business advice, has once again partnered with Constant Contact®, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTCT), the trusted marketing advisor to more than half a million small organizations worldwide, to celebrate National Small Business Week (May 20-26, 2012) across the nation.  The two organizations have joined forces to present the 2nd annual Get Down to Business event series, which will take place in cities across the country and offer small business owners direct access to Constant Contact’s top industry experts in email marketing and social media marketing.  The theme of the series for 2012 is “Helping You Reach Your Next Great Customer” and the free workshops will offer tips and tools for small businesses to utilize social media outlets to their maximum advantage.

SCORE and Constant Contact will also partner to present a free live webinar on Thursday, May 24th at 1:00pm Eastern (10:00am Pacific).  This educational webinar will teach participants tactics for driving sales using social media, including getting existing customers to bring in new ones, creating engaging marketing campaigns and using proven tips and strategies to reach that next great customer.  To learn more and register for this webinar, visit www.score.org/onlineworkshops

“We are excited to once again present these fantastic, informative events in conjunction with Constant Contact,” said SCORE CEO Ken Yancey. “Gaining access to experts in the social media realm and keeping abreast of changing trends can have a profound impact on sales for a small business.”

“Small businesses have one big thing in common: they are time-starved,” said Gail Goodman, CEO of Constant Contact. “The great news is that digital marketing offers an easy way for small businesses to create big impact by engaging with current and prospective customers – and it doesn’t have to take a lot of time. We’re thrilled to be working with SCORE to bring small businesses the know-how that will help them find success.”

To learn more about the “Get Down to Business” event series and find events in your area, visit: www.constantcontact.com/small-business-week

 

About SCORE

Since 1964, SCORE has helped more than 9 million aspiring entrepreneurs. Each year, SCORE provides small business mentoring and workshops to more than 375,000 new and growing small businesses. More than 13,000 business experts volunteer as mentors in 364 chapters serving local communities with entrepreneur education to help grow 1 million small businesses.

For more information about starting or operating a small business, call 1-800/634-0245 for the SCORE chapter nearest you. Visit SCORE at www.score.org. Connect with SCORE at www.facebook.com/SCOREFans and www.twitter.com/SCOREMentors.

About Constant Contact, Inc.

Constant Contact is revolutionizing the success formula for small organizations through affordable, easy-to-use Engagement Marketing TM tools that help create and grow customer relationships. More than half a million small businesses, nonprofits, and associations worldwide rely on Constant Contact to drive ongoing customer dialogs through email marketing, social media marketing, event marketing, local deals, and online surveys. All Constant Contact products come with unrivaled KnowHow, education, and free coaching with a personal touch, including award-winning customer support.

Constant Contact and the Constant Contact Logo are registered trademarks of Constant Contact, Inc. All Constant Contact product names and other brand names mentioned herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of Constant Contact, Inc. All other company and product names may be trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.

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For more information, contact SCORE's public relations manager at 1-800-634-0245 or media@score.org or Constant Contact’s public relations team at 781-482-7039 or pr@constantcontact.com.