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Navigating the Social Media Marketing Maze – August 3 at 6:30 pm Fairfield, CT

Where do you start? What do you really need to know? Marketing with social media might seem to be a maze, but this session will help simplify the landscape.

  • Marketing fundamentals for social media 
  • Which social media platforms to use 
  • Human behavior for marketers 
  • Content that works

August 3 at 6:30 pm Fairfield Library, CT

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Presenters:  Susan Catalano and Robert Clark

Susan is the Managing Partner of JQLaCorte, LLC., a full-service consultancy providing comprehensive LinkedIn-based marketing, business development, and employee advocacy programs for businesses and organizations. Prior to founding JQLaCorte, Susan owned a career-consulting firm, and had a corporate career as a human resources professional in the banking, finance, and healthcare industries.

Robert is Managing Principal of LucidPointe, LLC., a boutique online marketing firm providing email marketing and marketing automation programs for businesses and organizations.  Robert has over 30 years of experience advising SMB’s, Fortune 50 companies, nonprofits, associations, and industry groups on marketing, sales, operations, strategy, international trade, and information technology. 


Build Your Business with Online Marketing Lead Gen Tactics with LinkedIn, Email & Facebook – June 27, Stamford, CT

Build Your Business with Online Marketing Lead Generation Tactics with LinkedIn, Email, and Facebook.

Join The Business Meetup for an evening of Networking and Learning

June 27 at 6 pm at Serendipity Labs, Stamford, CT

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Susan Catalano of JQLaCorte – Full service LinkedIn consultancy providing comprehensive LinkedIn-based marketing, business development, and employee advocacy programs

Robert Clark of LucidPointe – Online marketing firm specializing in Email Marketing, Marketing Automation, Employee Advocacy & Office 365 Cloud Technology

Greg Ruais of Plan2Profit LLC – Digital marketing agency that helps high-end service businesses with one million in sales (or greater) generate more leads, grow revenue, and measure marketing ROI

Online Marketing for Attorneys | Fairfield Bar Association, Stamford, CT | June 1 at Noon

Grow Your Legal Practice with Online Marketing

Topics Include:

Email Marketing

  • Types of content to send
  • How to segment your email lists
  • Importance of designing emails for the mobile environment
  • How to obtain the necessary permission to send emails


  • LinkedIn, the undiscovered business building platform
  • Importance of search-optimized & client-centric LinkedIn pages
  • How to grow your network of targets and referral sources
  • Best practices to engage network

SEO/Google Ads

  • How to decipher the search results page
  • Basics of Google advertising
  • Importance of focusing on key words

Fairfield Bar Association, 970 Summer Street, Stamford, CT  |  June 1  |  12pm – 2pm

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Grow Your Business in Today’s Complicated Digital Marketing Environment | May 10 Stamford, CT


You know adding digital marketing is an important part of growing your business. But the question is how?

Join us for a panel discussion of industry experts where we will cut through the confusion surrounding the different digital platforms, discuss how traditional efforts like networking and PR fit in, and give you a roadmap to achieving digital marketing success.


  • Overview of digital marketing
  • Email marketing – not even close to being dead
  • LinkedIn – the undiscovered business building platform
  • Importance of face to face networking
  • How PR complements all your marketing efforts
  • Simplifying the ever changing landscape of SEO, Google Search & Google Ads
  • Panelists will take your questions

When & Where – May 10 at WorkPoint, 290 Harbor Drive, Stamford, CT

Time – 7:15 am – 9:15 am

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Moderator & Constant Contact Email Marketing Expert

Robert Clark, Managing Principal, LucidPointe

Panel Experts

  • LinkedIn
  • Susan Catalano, Managing Partner of JQLaCorte
  • Google SEO/SEM
  • John Blaze, Digital Media Consultant, Driven Local
  • PR & Social Reputation
  • Linda Kavanagh, Owner, MaxEX PR
  • The Power of Networking
  • Steve Spiro, Master Networker, Digital Integration Consultant, KOTA Solutions

Grow Your Business with Social Media & Email | Hands On Training | April 19, Stratford, CT

Practical, Hands-On Social Media Training (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Constant Contact Email) for your business – plus an overview of the Online Marketing principles you need to know to be successful. Bring your laptops so you can follow along in your accounts.

Expert instructors – this is a very popular training class, and there are a limited number of seats, so register right away!

Here’s how the morning will progress:

Online Marketing Strategy (30 minutes) – the high-level marketing concepts applied to the online marketing world, we will cover:

  • Segmentation
  • Customers and Influencers
  • Seasonality
  • Content Types and Sources
  • Content Calendar

Constant Contact Email Marketing (45 minutes) – working inside the Constant Contact platform, we will cover: 

  • Choosing the right template
  • Working with images
  • Loading Contacts
  • Segmenting Contacts with Lists and Tags
  • Formatting for Mobile
  • Best Practices and Expert Tips

If you need a Constant Contact account, sign up for a free trial at:

Facebook for Business (25 minutes) – understand how to use Facebook with the most effect to market your business.  We will cover:

  • Creating a Business Page
  • Create a Post / Event
  • How and When to Boost a Post
  • Creating a Custom Audience
  • How to Get LIKES and Page Followers

Grow Your Business with LinkedIn (60 minutes) – LinkedIn is the essential business social platform for those who are seeking customers from corporate as well as anyone actively meeting and selling to new clients.  We will cover:

  • Profile and Company Pages
  • LinkedIn Navigation
  • Optimization, and the Importance of Being Found
  • How to Effectively Grow Your Network
  • Best Practices for Engagement

Twitter for Business (20 minutes) – stop scratching your head about this social media platform, we’ll show you why Twitter is so effective and how you can use if for your business.  We will cover:

  • Creating a Twitter Page
  • Anatomy of a Tweet
  • Hashtags
  • Promoted Tweets
  • How to Build Followers
  • Using Twitter for Research
  • Power of Twitter Lists

Hootsuite and Buffer (5 minutes)  – managing your social media need not be a daunting task, especially when you use Hootsuite and Buffer.  We’ll show you how these platforms work, and how you can utilize them to make your social media marketing programs a success!

 Who Should Attend?

This hands-on training session is intended for business professionals and business owners alike looking to understand social media and how to work in the different platforms.  Attendees should already have accounts in each platform, with setup information already entered into some of the sections.

Attendees should also bring their laptop or device so they can follow the lessons and make changes in their social media accounts.

Cost: $149 per person

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About the Presenters    

Robert Clark is Managing Principal of LucidPointe, LLC., based in Darien, CT, and a Constant Contact Authorized Local Expert, with over 30 years of experience advising small and medium-sized businesses, Fortune 50 companies, nonprofits, associations, and industry groups on marketing, sales, operations, strategy, international trade, and information technology.   

He has presented to organizations and companies of all sizes including Chambers of Commerce, Trade Organizations, Professional Associations, and for corporate audiences.  Robert is also a Constant Contact Bootcamp Training Instructor. 

LucidPointe, LLC. is a Constant Contact 2012, 2013 & 2014 All Star Award Winner and a Master-Certified Solution Provider Partner working with businesses and non-profits to help make social media and email marketing a key part of their successful engagement with customers and constituents.

Susan LaCorte Catalano is the Managing Partner of JQLaCorte, LLC, a full service LinkedIn consulting firm. Susan optimizes LinkedIn profiles and company pages, delivers training and provides posting services for business owners, professionals, and entrepreneurs. She also consults with companies and professional services firms on the effective use of LinkedIn to achieve measureable business results such as generating leads, boosting SEO results, improving visibility to customers and prospects, and promoting staff expertise.  Susan also specializes in assisting job seekers secure employment faster by building attention-getting LinkedIn profiles. 

Susan has over 15 years of experience in talent management for Fortune 500 corporations and sales and marketing programs for companies and individual business owners.  Susan regularly presents to national, corporate and business audiences, including the WBDC, entrepreneurial groups, franchisors, Chambers of Commerce, and the Financial Planning Association (FPA).


For more information about LucidPointe, please visit or contact Robert directly at 203-202-9406 or email to

For more information about JQLaCorte, visit or contact Susan directly at 203-221-0372 or email to

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Online Marketing Overview for Small Businesses: LinkedIn, Social Media & Email Marketing Seminar 4/5 @ Guilford Library


Great intro to online marketing – a strategic framework that helps beginners and experienced practitioners alike, plus Constant Contact email marketing lessons, including getting opened & subject lines, creating content, and how to schedule best for your business.  Workshop will introduce strategies for using email campaigns in conjunction with social media for maximum effectiveness.

Introduction to LinkedIn

Business owners and job-seekers alike will benefit from this in-depth introduction to LinkedIn. Navigation around the tool, how to be found, the importance of the key words, headline and the summary, and how to avoid some common mistakes, make this workshop a must for anyone doing business with a business, or looking for a job. Tips for content and how frequently to post are also presented.

Twitter for Business

A special, deeper dive into the use of Twitter for Business.

This session is Free. Register here.

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