Discover the Power of Twitter (Registration Required)

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Discover the Power of Twitter (Registration Required)

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, 2:30 p.m.

A fun and interactive way for you to learn how to use Twitter!  Twitter is an information network that brings people closer to what's important to them. Learn how to engage with the world around you, tweet-a-thon style!

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Instructor: R. Foster
Computer Lab, Room 311

A tweet-a-thon is like a Twitter-based marathon where the tweeter focuses on a particular topic.  You will be participating in a live, interactive tweetchat Q&A where you can get your social media questions answered in real-time. Don't worry if you don't have a Twitter account. We will help you set one up. The purpose of this tweet-a-thon is to help you learn how to use Twitter and its features while having good, clean fun!

Here's what this class will teach you:

  • How to setup a Twitter account.
  • What it means to tweet and retweet.
  • How to compose a tweet.
  • How to engage with the Twitter community.
  • What a tweetchat is.
  • What you want to know about social media.

At the end of this 2.5-hour workshop, you will:

  • Have your own Twitter handle and profile
  • Know the definitions of tweeting and retweeting
  • Be able to start engaging with your peers
  • Have participated in your very first tweet-a-thon!

Level: Beginners

Who should attend?
Anyone who has heard about Twitter, but is not sure what it is, anyone who has started a Twitter account, but is not sure how to begin Tweeting, or anyone who simply wants to join in on the fun we are having with Twitter.

Prerequisites:

  • Basic Internet knowledge
  • A working email address and password
  • Optional: Please bring your personal photo, background images and/or other photos on a USB flash drive.
PRESENTER:

Romona Foster is a social media trainer and consultant. She trains groups and individuals on how to use LinkedIn, how to market on Facebook, all about Twitter, Email Marketing, Pinterest, Google +, and Microsoft Office. She has conducted workshops for several organizations including “Discover the Power of Twitter Tweet-A-Thon Style” for Social Media Week 2013, Washington, DC and “Leveraging the Power of LinkedIn: Personal Branding for Sales Professionals” for the National Sales Network DC-Baltimore chapter. Romona has also served as a guest panelist for the Maryland Hispanic Business Conference 2013 “Reach & Sell to the Hispanic Market” and National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA), Inc. Washington DC Chapter’s 2012 Pre-Conference Career Expo: “Using Social Media Networking to Advance Your Career” and “Branding: What Sets You Apart From Other Job Seekers?”. She has been featured on WEAA 88.9 FM’s Briefcase Workshop Radio program and has recorded five radio promos on Clear Channel Media + Entertainment’s WASH-FM (97.1) for Constant Contact. Romona is a Constant Contact Authorized Local Expert, certified Social Media Marketing Presenter, Email Marketing Trainer, and an accredited Constant Contact Solution Provider; and a two-time recipient of the Constant Contact ALL STAR Award (2012 & 2013).

Add to Calendar 25-10-2014 14:30:00 25-10-2014 15:30:00 Discover the Power of Twitter (Registration Required) A fun and interactive way for you to learn how to use Twitter!  Twitter is an information network that brings people closer to what's important to them. Learn how to engage with the world around you, tweet-a-thon style!Register NowInstructor: R. FosterComputer Lab, Room 311A tweet-a-thon is like a Twitter-based marathon where the tweeter focuses on a particular topic.  You will be participating in a live, interactive tweetchat Q&A where you can get your social media questions answered in real-time. Don't worry if you don't have a Twitter account. We will help you set one up. The purpose of this tweet-a-thon is to help you learn how to use Twitter and its features while having good, clean fun!Here's what this class will teach you:How to setup a Twitter account.What it means to tweet and retweet.How to compose a tweet.How to engage with the Twitter community.What a tweetchat is.What you want to know about social media.At the end of this 2.5-hour workshop, you will:Have your own Twitter handle and profileKnow the definitions of tweeting and retweetingBe able to start engaging with your peersHave participated in your very first tweet-a-thon!Level: BeginnersWho should attend?Anyone who has heard about Twitter, but is not sure what it is, anyone who has started a Twitter account, but is not sure how to begin Tweeting, or anyone who simply wants to join in on the fun we are having with Twitter.Prerequisites:Basic Internet knowledgeA working email address and passwordOptional: Please bring your personal photo, background images and/or other photos on a USB flash drive.PRESENTER:Romona Foster is a social media trainer and consultant. She trains groups and individuals on how to use LinkedIn, how to market on Facebook, all about Twitter, Email Marketing, Pinterest, Google +, and Microsoft Office. She has conducted workshops for several organizations including “Discover the Power of Twitter Tweet-A-Thon Style” for Social Media Week 2013, Washington, DC and “Leveraging the Power of LinkedIn: Personal Branding for Sales Professionals” for the National Sales Network DC-Baltimore chapter. Romona has also served as a guest panelist for the Maryland Hispanic Business Conference 2013 “Reach & Sell to the Hispanic Market” and National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA), Inc. Washington DC Chapter’s 2012 Pre-Conference Career Expo: “Using Social Media Networking to Advance Your Career” and “Branding: What Sets You Apart From Other Job Seekers?”. She has been featured on WEAA 88.9 FM’s Briefcase Workshop Radio program and has recorded five radio promos on Clear Channel Media + Entertainment’s WASH-FM (97.1) for Constant Contact. Romona is a Constant Contact Authorized Local Expert, certified Social Media Marketing Presenter, Email Marketing Trainer, and an accredited Constant Contact Solution Provider; and a two-time recipient of the Constant Contact ALL STAR Award (2012 & 2013). false DD/MM/YYYY