Free workshop for members
The date and time: Sept 19, 2012, 11am-5pm
Bristol Old Vic
Tutor: Nathalie McDermott
This workshop is for social media beginners who want to get a clearer idea on how to use it to help their freelance career - whether it’s to market and promote work or create beneficial two-way communication. With around 40 attendees, it is not a hands-on workshop and you will not be using a computer. It includes:
- Why social media is important to freelances as a communication tool
The ways in which social media can be used to help freelances influence their audience, e.g., marketing and promotion
Getting started – what to use and how?
The basics of Twitter and Facebook (demonstration)
Producing effective content
Finding the right tone
Developing a social media presence and useful following
Managing your time
Who should attend?
Any creative freelance who wants to learn how to use social media as an effective tool to support and advance their freelance career. If you’re a beginner or want to use social media more efficiently and effectively, this is the workshop for you.
No formal qualifications are necessary. However, participants will need a basic awareness of online communication. It would help if you set up a Twitter and Facebook account (if you don’t have one) and have a play before you come to the course.
A clearer understanding of how:
- social media can be used to support your work
to get started
to use social media effectively for your chosen purposes
How to manage your social media time efficiently.
Apply Online by Sept 4 2012
All workshops have been over-subscribed to date so successful applicants will be chosen randomly after the cut-off date of Sept 4. We will let you know if your application has been successful by Sept 6.
T: 07990 504 612