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Beginner's guide to social media for businesses

Guardian Masterclasses

Thursday, October 11, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (BST)

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Beginner's guide to social media for businesses   more info Jan 16, 2019 £249.00 £7.80
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A foolproof introduction to online marketing, taught by Edwina Mullins 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 retweets. Book your place now – and learn how to master social media and grow your brand’s online presence.


  • Developing a successful social media strategy for your business
  • Audience targeting and behaviours
  • How to set up accounts and create compelling content
  • Using Twitter for your business
  • Setting up and running a successful Facebook business page
  • Optimising your LinkedIn profile and business page
  • Why you should consider Instagram for your business
  • How to integrate social media into your current marketing plan
  • An introduction to measuring your social media activity
  • Reputation management: how to deal with negative comments
  • Q&A and discussion

Tutor profile

Edwina Mullins is a social media trainer for SocialB and a digital marketing professional. On behalf of SocialB, Edwina has worked across a variety of sectors, including agriculture, hospitality and not-for-profit, and with global brands such as Syngenta, Shell and Thomson Reuters. She has been involved in digital training programmes for the past six years.

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

Thursday, October 11, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (BST)

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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.

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