Update: Los Gatos Patch's popular Main Street Meet-Up is now full. But don't worry, you don't have to miss out on all the great tips local business owners will take away from Tuesday's free marketing workshop. You can attend the Main Street Meet-Up in Pleasanton on July 31. For details, e-mail JulieDPatch@gmail.com. Or take advantage of Patch's free one-on-one marketing evaluation by e-mailing Natalie.Maharaj@patch.com.
Los Gatos Patch is pleased to announce that business coach Eamon Rooney will join us at next week's to work with local business owners on how to improve their online presence via social media.
Our event is scheduled for 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 26 at the , 123 Los Gatos Blvd.
Rooney has more than 500 connections on Linkedin and is a certified business coach at ActionCOACH Business Coaching where he helps professionals execute simple ideas and principles leading to guaranteed results. He's also the winner of the Best Client Results Award, the Americas, 2012.
Meanwhile, Los Gatos businesses continue to sign up for our first a free workshop for local entrepreneurs and community organizations who want to improve their online presence via Patch and other forms of social media.
We'll set up learning stations about social media, business directories, blogging and telling your story online. Participants will also enjoy assorted breakfast rolls, fresh fruit, assorted juices and coffee and tea provided by , which has served the local community for almost 20 years and is the on-site caterer for the Opera House Banquet Facility. We'll conclude the event with fun door prizes and cool Patchy swag.
We’ll be helping participating business owners claim their Patch Places listing page on our site, a free service that you can use to better promote your business. And if you’re already an active Patch user, we’d still like you to come and help the Patch team learn more about what works when it comes to navigating the web. (
Reviews so far of previous Main Street Meet-Ups, held throughout the Bay Area, have been stellar, with more than 120 participants giving us high survey marks and feedback that they found the event extremely valuable.
If you're a new business that needs a listing created, click the Claim your listing! button at the top of the Places page and fill out the form. Our directory team will get in touch with you in a couple of days when your listing is ready.
To RSVP, fill out the attached form. If you have questions, email Julie Dowling at firstname.lastname@example.org.
RSVPs (so far!)
Larry Hayes, ActiveOver50
Gloria Hayes, ActiveOver50
Marguerite Palmer Padovani, Padovani Communications
Carrie Vawter-Yousfi, "The Mommy's Coach"
Vikki Foley, Diversified Interior Services
Parthenia Hicks, Tribewriter Editorial Services
Matthew Heinrichs, and
Tony Garcia, International Culinary Center
Lynne Bryant, Wine Gal, Inc.
Tamara Archer, Moms Health Zone
Kathy Sturr, Inside-Out Designs
Fred Mindlin, Central California Writing Project, Sefla Joseph's Studio and the Digital Storyteller
Bonnie Westman, Patch contributor
Mondy Lariz, Silicon Valley Web Design & Hosting
Robert Menkemeller, REM Multimedia & Marketing
Pamela Livingston, Califrognia
Therese Wiese, History Club of Los Gatos
Kimberly Brown, doctor
Jennifer Siem-Oldham, Oldham Law
Juan de dios Garcia, Arthur Murray Dance Studio
Cari Jo Garcia, Arthur Murray Dance Studio
Jennifer Firth, Breathe Los Gatos
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