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Social Media for Beginners

Date & Time of Training: 
22 May, 2019 - 10:00 to 13:00
Venue: 
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

This training session will go over some of the most popular current social media platforms, demystifying them and giving some practical tips on how you could use them. This sessions have a particular emphasis on using Volunteers Week as a practical application.

Social media is a great, free way to promote your group or campaign and this training should help you choose which to invest your time in.

Session will cover:

  • What's out there? Social Media Platforms you will have heard of and others you might find relevant
  • The basics of Twitter and how best to use it - including #tags, trends and scheduling your tweets
  • How to set up and manage a Facebook page

There will also be the opportunity for participants to ask questions and have a practical session. You could create a social media profile on a platform of your choice or we can look at any issues / help you may want with the social media you are already using.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand what different social media tools are out there and how you could use them for your campaign
  • Increase your understanding of the social media tools that are available
  • Discover how the platforms could practically be used for your project and audience
  • Learn how to utilise time management tools for maintaining your Twitter / Facebook profile
  • This sessions have a particular emphasis on using Volunteers Week as a practical application.

** Please make sure you bring log-ins for any social media platforms you may currently use as well as a device to access social media if you have one. Some laptops will be available for thsi training.

Provider: 
Macc - Volunteer Centre Manchester
Cost: 
£10.00 Macc members, £30.00 Any other third sector non-member and statutory / public / private sector
Further details / booking: 

Booking is essential - please ensure that you book a place and receive an email confirmation.
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For more information contact the Volunteer Centre on 0161 830 4770 or at info@volunteercentremanchester.co.uk   

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