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What Businesses get wrong about social media

19th October 2016

What Businesses get wrong about social media
And how to get it right

Though social media has become a firmly recognised part of the marketing mix, many businesses still struggle to make it deliver for them.

This workshop will unravel how news and information travels through social channels, and how businesses can harness this to their advantage.

Taking a whistle stop tour of best practice, the latest in social platforms and what media opportunities businesses, large and small, can make the most of.

Find out more here 

Spelthorne Business Forum & Shepperton Networking Introduction to Social Media: “No Longer Just a Nice to Have” sponsored by the Holiday Inn

16th March 2016

SBF Shepp HolSocial Media is no long just “a nice to have,” but an essential tool for any successful business. However many SME’s struggle to utilise this ever evolving but crucial arm of marketing. This Introduction to Social Media workshop will provide attendees with the perfect chance to discover the business benefits of social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, learn how to use social media effectively and how to make time for it and get started. The will also be important time for networking.

If you already have a Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram or LinkedIn account for your business but don’t really know how to use it to best effect – then this session is for you! This workshop is designed to help small to medium sized businesses understand the commercial opportunities of social media for business, and the first steps needed to develop an effective social media strategy.  You will leave this session with a better understanding of exactly what social media is and how it can help your business. You’ll leave knowing the first steps needed to develop an effective social media strategy.

The workshop will be split into 3 sessions with our Social Media experts, David North, Surbs Badhan and Lucy Brazier. Areas covered will include:

•             Is social media really that important for my business?

•             How does it work?

•             Which one is most suitable for my business?

•             What can my business expect to gain from using social media?

•             How can I find the time to do social media?

•             Where do I start?!

The workshop runs from 5:30-9:00pm. Tea and Coffee’s will be available on arrival and a buffet and wine will be provided for networking after the session.
If you are interested in attending this session please use the links provided. For more information please contact members@spelthornebusinessforum.uk.

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