The Basics of Social Media (Registration Required)

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

The Basics of Social Media (Registration Required)

Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, 2:30 p.m.

The Basics of Social Media is sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., and will present the why, the what, and the how of social media as a marketing strategy to reach your potential and existing prospects, clients and members This 2.5 hour seminar will look at the five most popular social media networks: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram.

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Registration is limited to 36 participants and workstations will be assigned to registered participants first. Walk-in participants are welcome and all participants can feel free to bring their tablets or laptops.

Presenter: R. Foster (see brief description of credentials below)
Computer Lab, Room 311

You’ll learn:
  • What each social media network is about
  • What to post
  • How often to post
  • The business benefit of using each social network
We’ll also look at what comes next: what kinds of engaging, share-worthy content to post to social media, how to get started, and how to use a content calendar to plan your social media posts.
 
It’s a relaxed, friendly educational session — full of examples and easy ideas on making social media work for you.  Bring your questions and get ready to have an enjoyable time!


PRESENTER:

Romona Foster is a highly endorsed social media trainer, social media manager, consultant and trained Facebook Ad Specialist teaching professionals how to leverage and brand their businesses through the use of social media. She is an engaging speaker who is passionate about all things related to social media marketing. She trains groups and individuals on how to use LinkedIn, how to market on Facebook, all about Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, the best practices of Email Marketing, and Microsoft Office. In addition, she manages social media accounts for a number of small businesses.

She is listed as one of the “best in tech” at DC Web Women’s Code(Her) Conference. She was a guest content strategy speaker for the Code(Her) Conference, has spoken to hundreds of small business owners and nonprofits – and, conducted workshops for several organizations.  Romona has also served as a small business coach at Eleanor Holmes Norton’s Small Business Fair, and a guest panelist for the Maryland Hispanic Business Conference. She has twice been featured on Morgan State University’s 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. She is also a featured contributor with Business2Community.com, is DC Social Media Examiner with Examiner.com, and is a Constant Contact Community blogger.

Romona is a Constant Contact Authorized Local Expert, certified Social Media Marketing Presenter, Email Marketing Trainer, and an accredited Constant Contact Solution Provider. She is also a two-time recipient of the Constant Contact ALL STAR Award (2012 & 2013).

Add to Calendar 10-09-2016 14:30:00 10-09-2016 15:30:00 The Basics of Social Media (Registration Required) The Basics of Social Media is sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., and will present the why, the what, and the how of social media as a marketing strategy to reach your potential and existing prospects, clients and members This 2.5 hour seminar will look at the five most popular social media networks: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram.Register Now Registration is limited to 36 participants and workstations will be assigned to registered participants first. Walk-in participants are welcome and all participants can feel free to bring their tablets or laptops. Presenter: R. Foster (see brief description of credentials below) Computer Lab, Room 311 You’ll learn: What each social media network is about What to post How often to post The business benefit of using each social network We’ll also look at what comes next: what kinds of engaging, share-worthy content to post to social media, how to get started, and how to use a content calendar to plan your social media posts.   It’s a relaxed, friendly educational session — full of examples and easy ideas on making social media work for you.  Bring your questions and get ready to have an enjoyable time! PRESENTER: Romona Foster is a highly endorsed social media trainer, social media manager, consultant and trained Facebook Ad Specialist teaching professionals how to leverage and brand their businesses through the use of social media. She is an engaging speaker who is passionate about all things related to social media marketing. She trains groups and individuals on how to use LinkedIn, how to market on Facebook, all about Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, the best practices of Email Marketing, and Microsoft Office. In addition, she manages social media accounts for a number of small businesses. She is listed as one of the “best in tech” at DC Web Women’s Code(Her) Conference. She was a guest content strategy speaker for the Code(Her) Conference, has spoken to hundreds of small business owners and nonprofits – and, conducted workshops for several organizations.  Romona has also served as a small business coach at Eleanor Holmes Norton’s Small Business Fair, and a guest panelist for the Maryland Hispanic Business Conference. She has twice been featured on Morgan State University’s 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. She is also a featured contributor with Business2Community.com, is DC Social Media Examiner with Examiner.com, and is a Constant Contact Community blogger. Romona is a Constant Contact Authorized Local Expert, certified Social Media Marketing Presenter, Email Marketing Trainer, and an accredited Constant Contact Solution Provider. She is also a two-time recipient of the Constant Contact ALL STAR Award (2012 & 2013). false DD/MM/YYYY