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IHFRA Announces September Teleseminars For Furniture Reps

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IHFRA announced that it has scheduled two free teleseminars in the month of September.  Mike Root from the IHFRA Executive Committee will conduct interviews with two industry leaders on technology and social media. Says Kathy Parks, IHFRA's Executive Director, "The interviews promise to be a great learning experience for reps and retailers interested in taking their business to the next level using inexpensive and easy-to-use technology and online marketing solutions."
The signup page with more information is at
Teleseminar on September 21, 2010 at 8 p.m. EST

Low Cost and No Cost Technology Strategies You Should Be Using to Grow Your Business In a Tough Economy

Mike Root and Sev Ritchie, a partner in The Kaleidoscope Partnership, will discuss current solutions reps should be using to reach new prospects, communicate with their customer base more efficiently, and realize greater savings of time and money with the help of technology.  Sev has a long history of helping the furniture industry utilize technology to be more productive in online marketing.  This interview promises to provide lots of money-making ideas for anyone marketing in the furniture industry.

Teleseminar on September 28, 2010 at 8 p.m. EST

The Five Most Important, Dirt-Cheap Social Media Solutions You Must Use to Connect with Buyers

Mike Root and Leslie Carothers, the founder of the Kaleidoscope Partnership, will discuss how to use social media to make money in the furniture industry.  There are so many new ways for people to connect inexpensively online.  Mike and Leslie will lay the groundwork for a social media strategy and then discuss five easy ways that you can connect with buyers to grow your sales.  This interview will help you develop a social media strategy for low-cost marketing in the furniture industry.

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