Interview with Director of Facebook’s Small Business Team, Katherine Shappley
LIVE Interview Broadcast Scheduled for Friday November 10th
11:45 am — 11:55 am (EST)
FACEBOOK ANNOUNCES INNOVATION PROGRAM TO SUPPORT SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS IN CITIES ACROSS THE U.S.
A NEW U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ECONOMIC IMPACT SURVEY SHOWS ECONOMIC IMPACT FACEBOOK HAS ON SMALL BUSINESS + COMMUNITIES
During our interview with Katherine Shappley, Director of Facebook North America’s Small Business Team, Katherine will explain how this new program can help create jobs, provide services and help businesses grow in their community. Today, 70 million businesses use Facebook to connect with customers. Find out how this new program can help many small business owners receive the training necessary to help them grow. Shappley will also share a new U.S. Chamber of Commerce Economic Impact Survey that provides important new research about the economic impact of Facebook.
Shappley director of Facebook’s North America Small Business team. She is a six-year veteran of Facebook. Katherine oversees sales, account management, and service for millions of small businesses who use Facebook to connect and grow.
Learn How Facebook Will Provide SMB Support and Digital Skills Training for People
Over the past year, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg embarked on a YEAR OF TRAVEL, visiting communities across the country — some of which are doing well and others that are struggling. In an effort to help small business owners, Facebook is announcing a new multi-city program for small business owners focused on providing support for small businesses and digital skills training for people.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN ABOUT FACEBOOK SMALL BUSINESS:
- Why Facebook is launching a new multi-city program for small business owners
- The inside story of new research into the impact Facebook has on communities
- Innovative new ways Facebook is meeting the needs of small businesses
- How Facebook is helping small businesses grow
Facebook builds tools to help small businesses grow and hire, but we want to do more. That’s why we created Facebook Community Boost.
3 in 10 US small and medium sized businesses on Facebook built their business on Facebook.
42% of US small and medium sized business on Facebook say they have been able to hire more employees due to growth in demand since joining Facebook.
56% of US small and medium sized businesses on Facebook say they have increased sales because of the platform.
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