Social Media on a Budget

at General Assembly - Online

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Course Details
Price:
$55 8 seats
Start Date:

Thu, Sep 30, 8:00am - 10:00am Central Time

Location:
Description
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20
Teacher: Alison Battisby

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this social media class:

This workshop will be hosted online (Livestream) due to safety considerations, please check out the "Preparation" section on the bottom of this page. Registered participants will be notified in advance of this program with information on how to log in to the workshop.

If you are a small business or startup looking to build your brand awareness then social media is a great marketing tactic. It can also be great for market research, customer advocacy and of workshop to support your sales.

Chances are that budgets will be very tight - meaning everything you create in social media and the steps you take to build your presence will be free.

In this workshop, social media guru and General Assembly instructor Alison Battisby will offer best practices, strategies and actionable steps to enhancing your social media brand without spending any money (just your time).


Takeaways

  • Learn how to setup your channels for success (including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram)
  • Learn how to create an engaging content schedule
  • Discover tricks and tips to enhancing your content without hiring a creative team
  • Understand how to create partnerships with influencers and brands to expand your reach
  • Understand how to measure the success of your social media

Preparation:

  • Bring your phone or laptop for easy social media access.
  • Attendees must have a general familiarity with Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
  • This class is taken completely online via Zoom and Slack.
  • You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam as well as a strong internet connection.
  • Course set up information will be emailed to all students signed up around 24 hours before (and again an hour before) the course launches.

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

School Notes:
For students enrolling in 12 week part time and immersive classes, it is not recommended that you book more than one class simultaneously.

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Refund Policy
If you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at [email protected] at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.

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1) Download Zoom, our video conferencing appZoom Desktop is the video conferencing tool we will use. It works a lot like Google Hangouts or Skype. You will need to create an account in order to join the call. 

2) Sign-in to Slack and create an account. Slack is a written chat tool that your instructor may use to post photos, links, resources, polls, and threads. It also gives you and your classmates an opportunity to ask questions and collaborate!
- Download the Slack desktop app for ease of use
- Join the GA Chicago Workshop’ workspace

Start Dates (1)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
8:00am - 10:00am Central Time Alison Battisby 1 $55

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