PA Wilds Center partners with Hello Social Co. to offer intensive social media marketing workshop

PA Wilds Center partners with Hello Social Co. to offer intensive social media marketing workshop

Businesses and organizations in the Pennsylvania Wilds seeking to receive hands-on social media marketing training for their brand have an opportunity to attend a November 8 mini-conference-style workshop in Emporium.

To be held from 10 a.m. to noon on November 8 at the Cameron County Artisan Center, the Focus on Local: Community-Based Social Media Marketing Workshop features customized marketing training based on Hello Social Co.’s “Focus on Local” Approach. During the session, participants will learn how to position their business or organization and their entire community as a destination for residents and visitors alike.

The event is being held as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week at Penn State University, and is sponsored by the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship.

Included in the admission cost for the two-hour event is access to a Content Database template, a digital product designed by Hello Social Co. to help ease the implementation of a social media strategy; and one full year of access to the Focus on Local Network + Learning Center, where participants can take all of the agency’s previous marketing courses and collaborate with other Network members.

The curriculum for the November 8 workshop will focus on goal setting, content strategy, scheduling, building relationships with the local community and more. A full list of session topics can be found on the Eventbrite page, where tickets  are available.

Tickets are priced at $99 for this event and all included bonuses — a total value of $699.

About Hello Social Co.

The Hello Social Co. staff prides itself on being experts in social media marketing, so that you don’t have to be one. The team meets weekly to discuss algorithm changes, feature updates and more. They’re always in-the-know when it comes to social media updates and news.

Hello Social Co. strives to provide social media services that truly help brands grow and thrive. Because social media services are the only services offered by Hello Social Co., the company is able to provide a high level of expertise. The team is small but mighty, with a combined 20+ years of experience in social media marketing.

Ellen Matis, Workshop Speaker

A lifelong small town girl, Ellen has had deep roots in community since a young age — in every small community she’s lived in. Now, she’s taking that love of community, combining it with expert-level skills in marketing, and creating a space where small communities across the nation can grow by implementing the Focus on Local Approach.

Workshop Details:

  • When: 10 a.m. to noon, November 8, 2021
  • Where: Cameron County Artisan Center
  • Tickets available on Eventbrite.
  • Downloadable event packet available here.

Sponsorship Information:

Low-cost sponsorship opportunities are available for this workshop. If your business would like to participate as a sponsor, please reach out to Ellen Matis at

About PA Wilds Center

The PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Inc., is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to integrate conservation and economic development in a way that inspires the communities of the Pennsylvania Wilds, a 13-county region that includes the counties of Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Elk, Forest, Jefferson, Lycoming, McKean, Potter, Tioga, Warren, and northern Centre. The PA Wilds Center promotes the region as a premier outdoor recreation destination as a way to create jobs, diversify local economies, inspire stewardship and improve quality of life. The PA Wilds Center’s core programs seek to help businesses leverage the PA Wilds brand and connect with new market opportunities, including: the Wilds Cooperative of PA, a network of over 375 place-based businesses and organizations; the PA Wilds Conservation Shop, a retail outlet primarily featuring products sourced from the WCO; the PA Wilds Marketplace, an online maker marketplace featuring WCO artisans; and PA Wilds brand licensing. For more information on the PA Wilds Center, visit To learn more about the WCO, visit Explore the PA Wilds at and shop #PAWildsMade products at


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