Small business owners receive tips on boosting business with Facebook

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - A free event Thursday for local small business owners in the Coastal Empire to boost their business with Facebook.

Hosted by the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce and Facebook experts, the seminar teaches people how to engage customers on social media.

Representative Buddy Carter was on hand to talk about the importance of this event.

"As small businesses go in our community, so does our community go. That's why it's very important we make opportunities available to small businesses so that they can succeed," Rep. Carter said.

There are more than 65 million businesses using Facebook worldwide to connect with customers. About eight in 10 users are connected to at least one small business in their network.

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