Manchester - Social Media for Beginners

Wednesday 22nd May 2019

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.

For more information visit Manchester Community Central

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