Build a website: Introduction to HTML5 and CSS3
- Film, Media & Entertainment
- The Guardian, N1 9GU London
Social media is now the biggest source of internet traffic worldwide – it has already transformed the way we communicate, and has huge potential to change opinions, minds, and even behaviours. But with so many voices vying for attention online, it's easy for your cause to get lost in the chatter. Whether you're hoping to raise funds or awareness, this intensive day-long masterclass covers everything you need to know to focus public attention via Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and other social media platforms.
Save the Children digital media manager Rosie Childs shows how charities can get the most from social networking. You'll learn how to shape a social media strategy that makes a difference, and take advantage of the media's unique qualities, from creating shareable participatory content with real impact, to tips for dealing with sensitive issues in under 140 characters.
This course teaches participants how to use social media to create and manage standalone and long-term campaigns, as well as how to use platforms Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to build relationships with other media, report current events, raise funds and increase awareness of your organisation. Topics covered include:
Rosie Childs is Save the Children's digital media manager, leading on social media and digital journalism across their busy media team. Rosie designs global social and digital media campaigns, runs the organisation's outreach work with influential bloggers, develops digital media partnerships and drives innovation in their digital storytelling. A former BBC radio producer, she combines a passion for campaigning with a strong belief in the power of online communities to bring about social change.
Welcome to Guardian masterclasses – a unique programme of learning embedded within one of the world's most forward-thinking media organisations.
Masterclasses offer a broad range of short and long courses across a variety of disciplines from creative writing, journalism, photography and design, film and digital media, music and cultural appreciation.
Harnessing the expertise and specialisms within the organisation, our courses are led by first class and award winning guardian professionals whilst also drawing on the skills and expertise of other leading figures at the forefront of the creative and digital industries.
The programme is aimed at anyone interested in personal or professional development whether that be refining your skills, focusing your ambition or simply broadening your mind and gaining inspiration.
In order to purchase these tickets in installments, you'll need an Eventbrite account. Log in or sign up for a free account to continue.