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Hootsuite Hero: Master social media management and measurement

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Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE)

Venlaw Building

349 Bath Street

Glasgow

G2 4AA

United Kingdom

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In this hands on half-day workshop we'll cover the fundamentals of using Hootsuite - giving you what you need to get the most out of the world's leading social media dashboard. We'll look at the core functionality of managing multiple social media channels from a single tool, including scheduling, posting to multiple accounts, using images, posting to groups, measurement & analysis, team management plus more.

We'll show you how you can use Hootsuite to offer world-class customer support, monitor your brand and build relationships. Even if you already use Hootsuite this training will help you fine-tune your skills and understand some of the more advanced functionilty the paltform offers. We'll look at the functionality offered by the free and pro versions of Hootsuite - the free version fulfils the needs of many third sector organisations.

Hootsuite gives you the power to manage the following social networks from a single dashboard:

  • Twitter profiles

  • Google + Pages

  • Wordpress.com blogs

  • Instagram profiles

  • Facebook profiles

  • Facebook Pages

  • Facebook groups

  • LinkedIn profiles

  • LinkedIn groups

  • LinkedIn Company Pages

  • Pinterest (via Hootsuite Apps)

  • YouTube (via Hootsuite Apps)

  • Mailchimp (via Hootsuite Apps)

  • Plus more via Hootsuite Apps


Please bring a laptop (preferred) or other wi-fi enabled device to take part in the hands-on sessions.

This half-day course is aimed at those new to online comms and those who want to take their social media presence to the next level. As with all of our workshops these sessions are aimed at charity, community group, social enterprise, housing association and public sector staff and volunteers.

Refreshments throughout the day are included in the ticket price.

To pay offline using cheque or invoice simply select your payment method at checkout OR emailcarrie@thirdsectorlab.co.uk and we will quickly book a place on your behalf.

About the trainer

Kevin Gilmartin

Kevin Gilmartin is a voluntary Community Ambassador for Hootsuite - passing on his enthusiasm, skills and tips for the world's leading social media dashboard. In his day job Kevin is Digital Communications Officer at The University of Glasgow and he was previous the Digital Media Producer on the Yes Scotland Campaign. Kevin is passionate about the power of digital - understanding the role good content has to play and how to measure its impact.

While Kevin is a voluntary Community Ambassador for Hootsuite, Be Good Be Social and Ross McCulloch are in no way associated with the Hootsuite brand.


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What are my transport options getting to the event?

Getting to the ALLIANCE Hub

By Car
From the East: Exit the M8 at Junction 18. After 100 metres turn left at the traffic lights onto Sauchiehall Street. After 200 metres take the first road on the right onto Elmbank Street. At the traffic lights turn right onto Bath Street. After 100 metres you will see our offices on the left hand side.

From the West: Exit the M8 at Junction 18. Follow the slip road for 400 metres. At traffic lights turn left onto St George’s Road. After 400 metres turn left at the traffic lights and follow the road round onto Sauchiehall Street. After 200 metres take the first road on the right onto Elmbank Street. At the traffic lights turn right onto Bath Street. After 100 metres you will our offices on the left hand side.

Parking
There are usually spaces on Bath Street, on the opposite side of the road from the Venlaw Building. If you have a blue disabled badge you can park there free of charge. There is also a Glasgow City Council run car park on Elmbank Crescent. This has 460 car parking spaces, lifts and blue badge spaces (although payment is required). The rate is for the first three hours 20p/per 10 minutes and thereafter 60p/per 15 minutes (this is subject to change).

Please note, there is no parking on Bath Street outside the Venlaw Building. Any vehicles parked here regardless of blue badge status will risk being given a parking ticket.

By Train
The nearest station is Charing Cross, which is less than a minute’s walk from the office. Low level trains run from Glasgow Queen Street to Charing Cross. Charing Cross railway station has ramped access which leads to the the ALLIANCE’ office.

By Bus
The following bus routes stop very close to the Venlaw Building on Bath Street: 3, 42, 42A, 4, 4A and the 2 travels along St Vincent Street and West George Street (depending on one way system).

By Bike
There is a bike rack available outside of the Venlaw Building on Bath Street and across the road from the Venlaw Building. The Venlaw Building management request that cyclists use these bike racks rather than the railings surrounding the property.

Accessibility
The ALLIANCE office is equipped with a wheelchair platform that operates between the main entrance and the ALLIANCE offices.


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No. If you've booked in advance, simply turn up.



Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes - if you cannot make it you may transfer the ticket to another colleague within your organisation.

What is the refund policy?

Treat it like a cinema ticket - places are non refundable but they are transferable. If a colleague comes on your behalf we're totally fine with that.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

You can email carrie@thirdsectorlab.co.uk or use the 'contact the organiser' option on this page.


Can I pay offline?

To pay offline using cheque or invoice please select the payment option required at checkout OR email carrie@thirdsectorlab.co.uk to book a place quickly and easily.


What other digital media workshops do you have available?

Social Media Essentials for charities and social enterprises

Using Case Studies: telling stories and demonstrating impact

Writing for the Web: How to create compelling copy and attract audiences

Getting to most out of Google Analytics, Adwords and Google Grants

Email Marketing: Take your newsletters and campaigns to the next level

SEO: Search Engine Optimisation made simple

Hootsuite Hero: Manage and measure all your social media channel

Video and multimedia charity annual reports

Simple smartphone video and audio for the web

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Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE)

Venlaw Building

349 Bath Street

Glasgow

G2 4AA

United Kingdom

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