Bring plenty of paper and a pen you like. This class runs from 10 AM to 5 PM.
It’s easy to open a Twitter or Facebook account, or start a blog. But how do you write interesting tweets, blog posts, and Facebook status updates that attract followers? The key is learning in our social media class how to create content that helps you join a conversation.
This is a pen-to-paper writing class with exercises that will teach you how to write for each social media space and how to connect them to more quickly grow your brand. We use writing prompts in a safe, supportive environment to inspire you and get you writing and posting online.
We’ve designed this social media class for those just starting out but it’s also helpful for those with some experience whether you’re a small business, an individual, or a social media marketer in a large organization. The class emphasis is on writing for social media and you will learn how to:
Take your brand online by creating an authentic social media identity
Learn why you should blog and how to write blog posts that engage your audience and provide content that helps you interact on Twitter and Facebook
Get the zen of Twitter and try writing different types of tweets that get re-tweeted
Discover how Facebook differs from other social communities and try writing posts that get people to comment and successfully serve to promote your blog
Learn the tricks of writing engaging headlines that get read
Conquer the puzzle-like task of writing good content that is optimized for search.
Who should take this class?
This workshop is for anyone who wants to build their personal brand, or wants to get better at writing social media on behalf of an organization or company.
Be forewarned that this is a social media WRITING class and is designed to cover the major online communities you should conquer before moving on to Quora, StumbleUpon, Digg, Redd-It, Pinterest, etc.