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Social Media - Making an Impact

04 November 2020

Workshop will be run over two half day sessions on the 4th and 5th November 2020, 10:00 - 1:00pm

Delivered via GoToMeeting

This workshop will cover key areas that will appeal to those businesses actively using social media and to those only just beginning to assess its potential. Beginning with a social media round-up, we will talk participants through the current social landscape, its tools and platforms. The session will move on to look specifically at Facebook and examine 5 strategies including a detailed look at "Paid" options. We'll brainstorm great ideas for content, share what works, what doesn't and pull together the basics of a content strategy to achieve maximum impact via your messages. The workshop will finish with a look at some of the dangers - the anti-social media. For businesses who trip up, the results can be dramatic, with consequences impacting on you, your business and your staff. 

Cost and to book a place

£75 plus VAT total cost per person for both workshops

allison.watson@saos.coop or call 07548215669