Conceptualized and organized by local Virginia Beach residents, Social Media At The Beach will held on January 23 from 10AM to 5PM at Peabody’s and is designed to educated attendees about various aspects of social media. Topics range from blogging to search engine optimization (SEO) to best business practices, ensuring both experts and novices, alike, will leave with new information and applicable methods for better ways of engaging in the virtual conversation. Additionally, Social Media At The Beach, by way of group activities will take participants through a step-by-step process of using social media marketing to increase business success. Information includes how to increase brand awareness, improve search engine rankings, and determine which topics to cover. Interested parties can find more information and register for this one-day, seven-hour event at www.socialmediatthebeach.com. A portion of the event’s proceeds will be donated to Mothers Fighting For Others (http://www.mothersfightingforothers.com).