Mobile App Marketing Training Opportunity: Going Mobile in a Mobile World

March 13, 2014


KINGSPORT, Tenn. – Appville 101 will host a workshop, Going Mobile in a Mobile World!, on Tuesday, March 18, from 9 to 11 a.m. at your Kingsport Chamber of Commerce. The event is co-sponsored by the Kingsport Office of Small Business Development and Entrepreneurship (KOSBE) , the Small Business Development Center at ETSU Kingsport Affiliate Office, and your Kingsport Chamber of Commerce.

The workshop is open to individuals and business owners interested in learning the benefits of having an app for their business.

This interactive training will cover various topics, such as: the power of mobile apps, how mobile apps can help business grow, connecting social media with mobile apps, and the ease of client contact through a mobile app.

“Apps are very crucial in today’s society. They help us to understand the changes happening and provide us with instant connectivity. Mobile is the way to go now and will become more prevailing in the years to come,” said Keddrain Bowen, co-founder and President of Appville 101. “Mobile app usage has increased over 100% from 2012 to 2013, meaning the amount of time that people spend using apps has more than doubled over the past year!”

Keddrain Bowen and Mickey Trivett are the co-founders of Appville 101. Bowen graduated from Tusculum College in 2003 and went on to start Fanactics 101, a sports attire retail store with locations in The Mall at Johnson City and The Asheville Mall. Bowen is a member of the 2011 “40 Under 40” class and the recipient of the 2013 Young Entrepreneur KOSBE Award.

There is no cost to attend, but pre-registration is required. Please R.S.V.P. to Dana Glenn at 423.392.8811 or

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Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Please contact Dana Glenn — 423.392.8811;; 400 Clinchfield Street, Suite 100, Kingsport, Tennessee 37660.