Facebook advice for every business owner

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Destiny Rogowski began her photography business nearly 10 years ago with a simple Facebook page. Today, Sweet Heart Pin Up has several thousand followers. And, she’s opened a studio in the City of Tonawanda.

“I do a little bit of everything,” Rogowski said.

But, she’s not as social media savvy as she’d like to be.

“I’m not a millennial. I wasn't born with a cell phone in my hand. I’m still in the dark sometimes with all the things I can do and achieve.”

That’s why she’s attending Facebook’s Community Boost at ECC.

The event is all about building your social presence for businesses owners across WNY. Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary was the keynote speaker. He said your business won’t survive today without social media. “You have to use social to bring in customers. You have to know how to use it. And if you don’t know how to use it you were at a wicked disadvantage to your competitors that do,” said O’Leary.

Business owners like Destiny Rogowski are learning that & more by attending the event. She listened to everything O’Leary’s had to say.

“I wrote down so many notes that guy is a wealth of information.”

The event runs until Wednesday. Online registration is sold out. But, Facebook reps said they won’t turn anyone away.

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