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Beginner's guide to social media for businesses

Guardian Masterclasses

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (GMT)

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A foolproof introduction to online marketing, taught by Simon Badman from social media consultancy SocialB

Whether you run your own business, or want to use social media as part of your job, this course will demystify the three main social platforms: Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. Suitable for complete beginners, the class explains how to set up accounts, build a community and promote your business. 

Over the course of the day, you’ll also discover how to design a social media strategy for your brand. Plus, you’ll learn how to measure the impact of all those shares, likes and re-tweets. Book your place now – and learn how to master social media and grow your brand’s online presence.  


  • Why is social media so important for businesses?
  • How to set up accounts and create compelling content
  • Audience targeting and behaviours
  • How to integrate social media into your current marketing plan
  • Developing a successful social media strategy for your business
  • Measuring the effectiveness of your content
  • Reputation management – how to deal with negative comments
  • An overview of the most valuable social media tools available for businesses
  • Q&A

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Tutor profile  

Simon Badman is a social media trainer for SocialB, and a marketing and communications professional. Simon has formulated and implemented numerous communication strategies and campaigns for clients including the BBC and ITV.

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The Guardian
Kings Place
90 York Way
N1 9GU London
United Kingdom

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (GMT)

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Guardian Masterclasses

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.

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