Social media bootcamp for Langara College 2015

Hands on Social Media Bootcamp

This course will assist you to update your professional skills  and profiles with through social media and community building training. This  workshop is hands on. You will leave with a professional looking profiles and know how to use them in a safe, productive manner.  The tools you will walk away with will, assist you to efficiently communicate online in social spaces, expand your influence, improve outreach and connect to similar communities in your profession to share skills, information, build communities and research opportunities

We will cover:

  1. Achieve better connection with online communities, increase your influence and ability to communicate to your target audience.
  2. Facebook pages and profiles and how to keep your personal information safe
  3. Twitter and how to make sure you have the latest new, can use it in emergency situations and build your own following and community that you will find and offer value to.
  4.  LinkedIn – what should be on it, how to use it as a value statement for your institution and your work. Learn how other institutions are using it for hiring, finding students, sharing research and developing their foundations through good communications with other professionals in the required field.
  5. Blogs – how they can be a benefit to you, your research, teaching and institution.
  6. We will cover SEO, YouTube, and more.
  7. How to share discussions, images, audio and video on social networks
  8. Learn to monitor social media by keywords in your community.
  9. Build a safe social network with colleges, staff and students.
About the instructor:
Anyssa has been on the social media since the beginning. From explaining why email was going to be the next big thing, teaching clients how to use it, building  some of the first websites we saw online in the Fraser Valley, to being the first group of university grads who were comfortable using Facebook, Google and texting in 2009.  She is certified in Hootsuite, as a Social Media Director and has many years coaching small business and corporate clients how to grown their influence through this new marketing, and community engagement resource we call ” Social Media”.

Time: 9 – 4 PM

9 – 9:30 Welcome and Computers connected online

9:30    Introduction of Staff – and Anyssa

10:00 How are students making decisions?

Why build a community online?

11:00 LinkedIn for Business

12:30 Lunch

1:00   Blogs -Websites – Youtube

1:30   Facebook for Instructors

2:30   Twitter for Instructors

3:30   Closing questions and more on Hootsuite