Thursday, Oct. 6 | 4 p.m. | Langseth 104 

AdShark Marketing founder and CEO Rick Berg will address MSUM students as the guest for this week’s First Thursday event. Rick will share his knowledge on how to use the internet for marketing a business. His company offers turnkey digital marketing for a number of large corporations in the FM area including CentraHealth, Butler Machinery, and Cornerstone Bank. Students will learn effective paid search engine and social media techniques, Search Engine and Conversion Rate Optimization (SEO/CRO), about banner advertising and search display analytics, and how to track sales.

First Thursday is an ongoing series sponsored by the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies. Any MSUM student can attend for free by simply requesting a seat via email to Professor Meyer at

This session will take place in Langseth Hall Room 104 on Thursday, Oct. 6. Doors will open at 3:30 with a 4 p.m. start time. Refreshments will be served.