Social media apps, tips and tricks

Course Dates: 30/07/20
Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Location: KS - Keeley Street

Enhance your social media strategy by learning third party apps, tips and tricks for everyday use.


What is the course about?

Using social media is great for business and personal use. Many social media users want to improve their posts, but want to avoid spending too much time trying to create their online content. This course is designed to offer some helpful advice and techniques on how to use social media smarter, faster, and better.

What will we cover?

The following items will be applicable to users of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram:
• Time-saving tips and tricks for using social media
• Learn about third-party mobile applications to help you execute your social media strategy
• Scheduling and creating content to help with time management
• Differentiating between a boost post and a generic ad.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

By the end of this course you should be able to...
• Create automatic scheduling to help you with time management.
• Identify new mobile applications to download to make better content
• Track clicks to your website using short links
• Enhance social media content photos and videos.
• Save time in posting by using mobile applications.
• “Boost” a post and create an ad with a target audience.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

Learners should have previous experience using social media for business and should be confident on logging in, posting live messages and checking notifications. This course is suitable for students who have completed Social Media for Business or have a firm understanding of how to use LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

This class will focus on social media platforms and will be taught from a practical and theoretical perspective. The instructor will use a presentation and online examples, students are welcome to bring their smart phone to download the applications taught in class. It will also incorporate other websites, students may find it useful to take notes. Handouts will be provided to students by the tutor.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

A pen, paper and your mobile device. If you wish to log into your social media platforms in class, be sure you know your log in details. If this class is held in a computer room, students are welcome to use the computers during class to access their social media or websites that are discussed in class.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Social media for business: introduction, Social media for business: intermediate, social media content strategy, social media marketing in a day, social media for advertising: a detailed introduction, Twitter for business, Facebook for business, Instagram for business: introduction.

Tutor Biographies
Amber Raney-Kincade

Amber moved to London from Texas in 2001 to complete her MBA in International Marketing. As an Account Director for a student marketing agency, she was an early adopter in using social media in campaigns with high success. After the recession in 2009, she started teaching adults how to use social media to promote their business, often working with career changers who were switching gears after being made redundant to start their own businesses. Her approach is dynamic and engaging, vowing to make the scary world of social media accessible to everyone from the tech-savvy to the technophobe!

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.

Book your place

Course Code: CSMAT04

Please choose a course date 

Thu, day, 30 Jul - 30 Jul '20

Duration: 1 session

Full fee: £49.00
Senior fee: £39.00
Concession: £30.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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