Kickstart Your Social Media Success - Training Workshop

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Teesside Launchpad @ Teesside University

Victoria Building

Victoria Road

Middlesbrough, England TS1 3JN

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Are you a Teesside-based business owner looking to improve your social media marketing skills?

Social media can be an invaluable communication and lead generation tool for any business if managed and utilised appropriately. However, many business owners have experienced poor results and don't have the time and resources to dedicate to their social media marketing.

During this training workshop we will cover some of the key social media platforms, with tips on how to use them effectively to engage your customers to increase brand awareness and develop new sales leads.

Who is this for?

Small-medium sized business owners who are interested in using Social Media marketing to grow awareness of their business.

You will have limited knowledge and experience of social media marketing and keen to learn how to develop further opportunities using the various free social networks and tools available.

What will I learn?

  • Introduction to the ‘social media-sphere'

  • How to create a social media strategy using a simple and effective five stage process

  • What types of content creates engagement and lead generation

  • How to choose the right social media platforms for your business

  • How to measure your social media marketing activity

  • How to be a 'human business' on social media

Previous attendees comments:

"Excellent workshop delivered in an engaging and interactive way. Content was excellent for an introduction to social media."
Lizzie Dixon, Enterprise Coordinator, Teesside Launchpad - Teesside University

"Simon's expert knowledge of how to inform, educate and engage using social media was priceless!"
Jessica Williams, Managing Director, Just Williams

"I found it extremely informative and engaging and I came away with lots of top tips and best practice advice. It was pitched at just the right level with a good mix of theory & practical exercises. I would highly recommend."
Lindsey Spears, Marketing & Communications Officer

"Fabulous content and interactive sessions which kept the training 'involved' and flowing - would highly recommend."
Denise Chapman, Area Manager, Young Exterprise UK

"Simon kept the presentation and workshops working in small teams relaxed enjoyable and engaging especially the sessions on building your customer profile and how to engage with them. Putting my new Social Media strategy into operation is now starting to reap rewards."
Neil Gatiss, Sales & Business Development Consultant

The presenter:

Simon Clayton is a professionally qualified sales and marketing consultant and managing director of strategic marketing and website design agency - Elevation Marketing.

He has over 22 years experience planning and implementing marketing communications’ campaigns for a wide range of organisations from SMEs to large well-known brands including Procter and Gamble, De Vere Hotels Plc, Saville AV, Stagecoach and Barratt Developments Plc.

His expertise covers many sectors including hotel, leisure and hospitality; retail; renewable energy; manufacturing and construction.

How do I register?

Register here for this training workshop, which is limited to 20 spaces only on a first come–first served basis.

Refreshments and parking on site.

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Teesside Launchpad @ Teesside University

Victoria Building

Victoria Road

Middlesbrough, England TS1 3JN

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