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National advertising expert Mike Blinder will host a 45-minute workshop on Wednesday, July 14, at 9 a.m., offering ideas to help local business owners attract new customers and stay ahead of their competition.

The Pamplin Media Group is offering a free virtual marketing workshop on Wednesday, July 14 at 9 a.m.With Oregon fully reopening, marketing experts are expecting a surge in consumer spending this summer created by the pent-up demand from the COVID-19 pandemic.

To help local businesses take advantage of this opportunity, the Pamplin Media Group has secured national advertising expert, Mike Blinder, to host a free, virtual 45-minute marketing workshop on Wednesday, July 14, at 9 a.m..

Mike Blinder is the publisher of Editor & Publisher Magazine. He has helped more than 60,000 local businesses worldwide to maximize their return on their advertising dollars.Blinder, who is also the publisher of Editor & Publisher Magazine, will share marketing tips and ideas about the importance of story telling to helping grow a local business. Blinder has helped more than 60,000 local businesses worldwide to maximize their return on their advertising dollars.

His workshop will cover:

GROWTH - Sharing case studies that prove businesses marketing in a down economy perform better than their competitors.

MARKETING - Learn what advertising messages work best in building a local brand, maintaining your customer base, and increasing market share.

ROI SECRETS - How to get the best investment from content marketing - an important advertising strategy local businesses need to execute correctly to be successful.

"We are very fortunate to have Mike be available to share these ideas with local business owners," said J. Brian Monihan, vice president of the Pamplin Media Group. "Now, more than ever, local businesses need our help to grow their way out of the devastating impacts COVID-19 inflicted upon them. This workshop is an easy way to gain new ideas to help attract customers to their stores."

As a bonus for those who attend the workshop, the Pamplin Media Group will be giving away three ADVERTISING STORY PACKAGES to three lucky attendees. Each marketing package is good for 3 months of advertising and is worth more than $2,250.

To register for this FREE workshop please go to

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