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Are you a local business that needs more help on using social media?Are you confused with which platform is the correct fit for your business? Would you like guidance on what to post, when to post and how to get your posts seen by more people?Or maybe you are unsure on how to use hashtags, how to write a great bio or how to get more followers.If so then one of our social media courses could be just for you!We can offer a range of courses covering all the main social media platforms at various levels. You may need a basic course giving you help and advice setting up a social media account, or a more in-depth course such as creating a social media strategy.Whatever your need, these hands-on sessions will give you the knowledge and time saving tips to make social media work for you and help you grow your business.

Each unit lasts for 3 hours and costs £45 per person. Unit 1 provides a comprehensive introduction and is recommended as your starting point.

Courses are delivered in person at the Cranford Avenue site subject to demand.

Unit 1: Social Media for Business

Next Course Date – 3rd May 9:30 -12:30 

*This unit provides a comprehensive introduction and is recommended as your starting point

  • An overview of Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest for business
  • Personal vs business accounts – how not to get mixed up!
  • Which platform(s) is best for your business?
  • Ideas of what and when to post
  • How to get your posts seen – the basics of the algorithms
  • The differences between using social media on desktop vs mobile

Unit 2: Facebook for Business

Next Course Date – 19th May 1:30 – 4:30pm 

  • An overview of Facebook for business
  • Creating the correct set up
  • Creating posts and ideas of what to post on Facebook
  • How to get more followers
  • How to get your Facebook posts seen

Unit 3: Instagram for Business

Next Course Date – 26th May 9:30 -12:30 

  • An overview of Instagram for business
  • Creating the correct set up for a business account
  • Creating posts and stories on Instagram
  • How to get more followers
  • How to get your Instagram posts seen

Unit 4: LinkedIn for Business

Next Course Date – 9th June 1:30 – 4:30pm 

  • An overview of LinkedIn for business
  • Creating the correct set up
  • A business page – do you need one?
  • How to create and what to post on LinkedIn
  • How to get more connections
  • How to get your LinkedIn posts seen and get interaction to grow your network

Unit 5: Twitter for Business

Next Course Date – 16th June 9:30 – 12:30 

  • An overview of Twitter for business
  • Creating the correct set up for your Twitter account
  • What and how to Tweet!
  • How to use hashtags
  • How to get more followers
  • How to get your Tweets seen and get interaction to grow your business

Unit 6: Pinterest for Business

Next Course Date – 14th July 9:30 -12:30 

  • An overview of Pinterest for business
  • Creating the business correct set up for your Pinterest account
  • What to pin
  • How to create the perfect pin
  • How to get more followers
  • How to get your pins seen

Unit 7: Social Media Content Planning

Next Course Date – 23rd June 1:30 – 4:30pm 

  • An overview of content planning
  • A review of how to get posts seen
  • Ideas of what to post
  • Create a month’s content in advance
  • Social media scheduling tools and apps

Unit 8: Create with Canva

Next Course Date – 30th June 9:30 – 12:30 

  • An overview of Canva
  • Creating basic images
  • Creating text overlay graphics
  • Creating consistent graphics that represent your brand
  • Understanding copyright when using images
  • Making changes to your own photos

Unit 9: How to use Hashtags

Next Course Date – 7th July 9:30 – 12:30 

  • An overview of hashtags
  • Which hashtags to use
  • Understand how many hashtags to use
  • Using hashtags on different platforms
  • Create your own hashtag plan

Social Media for Business - A Refresher

 

  • The latest changes and updates in Facebook and Instagram
  • Current trends
  • What is working well for other businesses on these platforms
  • All your questions you need help with!
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