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Noha Bashir, Yashoda Ram, Marnus van Heerden: Facebook For Business

  • Workshop17 138 West Street Sandton, GP, 2031 South Africa (map)

Noha Bashir, Yashoda Ram, Marnus van Heerden


Heavy Chef is particularly privileged to host a senior member of Facebook's team on Tuesday. Answering the call for more practical learning, In the first of a series of events focusing on social media for business, Noha Bashir is going to lift the lid on some of the most important developments in the Facebook advertising platform. Facebook has over 2 billion profiles, and we've asked Noha to tell us how to unlock that potential. Facebook has just come off one of its most profitable quarters ever, with a 30% jump in revenues. This speaks to the growing efficiency and impact of its immense targeting potential.

Joining Noha on stage will be Fred Roed, CEO of Heavy Chef, and Yashoda Ram and Marnus van Heerden from Pineapple, the fast-growing insure-tech business.

Future-proofing your business with Facebook

In the past decade, the smartphone has changed the world as radically as any technology in history. The world is now mobile and business is becoming borderless. A Facebook page gives your business a ready-made mobile strategy. With engaging content, including eye-catching video, and the use of messaging for personalised customer service, your business can build a compelling mobile presence. Noha will reveal how easy it has become to reach customers down the street or on the other side of the world.

Join us to discover how Facebook can help your small business become large and your local business go global.

This event promises to be a fascinating and useful insight into how businesses can be kickstart their brand awareness and amplify their customer acquisition strategy.

Two extra guests: we're joined by Yashoda Ram and Marnus van Heerden, two of the team members of Pineapple, Africa's hottest new InsureTech startup. Pineapple have been using Facebook extensively to reach (and exceed) their lofty growth targets. Yashoda and Marnus will share some of the silky social skills they've deployed to attain 10,000 active users in the first 6 months after launch.

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