Using social media to promote your small business and enhance your online presence

Earth Within Flowers. Text inside a drawn circlet of flowers.Melissa Lafontaine is the owner of Earth Within Flowers, an earth-inspired floral design business in Missoula, Montana. She is one of the Featured Business Owners on RTC:Rural’s Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Self-Employment Guide, a multi-website that was created to help people with disabilities and VR counselors navigate the self-employment process.

Visit to view the VR Self-Employment Guide, and be sure to check out Melissa’s bio video on the “Featured Business Owners” page. Access is free, but you will need to create a login.

In this blog post, Melissa shares some of her thoughts and knowledge on the use of social media and the importance of a good online presence in growing a business.

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