Course Description

IM: Social Media Smarts - Hands on Facebook & Twitter

Price + HST: $55.00

In this workshop you will learn the basics of how to function in the Facebook environment. As a business owner, you’ll learn ways Facebook can facilitate the promotion of your business and the building of your network. We ask that you bring your laptop, if you have one, or you can partner up. We’ll show you how to: 1. Sign up and create a Facebook account, 2. Find friends and connect with your community 3. Send and receive messages 4. Create a group for your organization or event 5. Upload and share pictures 6. Promote your events 7. Promote your blog or newsletter 8. Keep in touch with your members 9. Maintain some privacy. In the twitter portion of this workshop, we'll show you how to: 1) Master the basics of Twitter usage and terminology 2) Learn best practices for building an engaged Twitter following 3) Develop strategies for integrating Twitter into your existing marketing mix 4) Learn the secrets of building followers 5) Explore third-party applications that help manage and optimize how you use Twitter


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    Our Staff

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    Dave Bimm, North Star Recreation
    LI Graduate 2005

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    Yoshi Kurogi, Café Petit Gateau
    LI Graduate 2012

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    Gilbert Roy, French River Springs
    LI Graduate 2003

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    Denis Gratton, Ten Point Archery
    LI Graduate 2011

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    Sheri Tomchick
    Plan A Health Care Staffing Solutions
    LI Graduate 2011

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    Sheri Tomchick
    Plan A Health Care Staffing Solutions
    LI Graduate 2011