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Secretary of State Mollis, RIEDC Offer Free Workshops for Small Businesses

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Learn more about branding and networking for profit at two free workshops this month offered by Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis and the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC).

“Our priority is to ensure that small businesses have the tools to succeed in today's economy. Where else can they get advice from a group of experts that ordinarily might cost them thousands of dollars in consulting fees," said Mollis.

Bob Martinelli of Burg International will present “Five Proven Strategies for Business Networking” Wed., Dec. 8, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at RIEDC, 315 Iron Horse Way, Suite 101, Providence.

Learn the keys to effective networking, the fastest way to build customer relationships, growing your business through networking and generating referrals from existing customers.

Juan Gomez and Jeshua Zapata of Xzito Creative Solutions will present "Brand Identity" Wed., Dec. 15, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at RIEDC.

Learn how to create a memorable brand and reach your target audience. The workshop will cover the elements of a strong brand, logo design and how to keep your online and offline marketing consistent with your logo.

To register for the free workshops, contact RIEDC at 278-9154 or


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  • Release date: 12-01-2010

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