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Do you keep hearing about Facebook? What on earth is Twitter? This basic introductory session aimed at beginners, will help you understand why social media can be useful to community and voluntary groups.

More and more community, voluntary groups and charities use social media as another way to reach more people and spread the word about their cause.


Who's it for?

This session is aimed at beginners or people with little knowledge and confidence in using social media who will be using social media as a marketing tool for their community or voluntary group.

Aim of the session:

This basic introductory session will focus on Twitter and Facebook and will help you to gain confidence and start to use social media. The course will cover:

  • What social media and social networking mean.

  • The benefits of using social media.

  • What resources are available.

  • How to set up Facebook and Twitter accounts.

  • Hints and tips to get the best use out of social media.

  • Common pitfalls to avoid


Outcomes of the session:

  • This session will help you to understand the benefits of social media for your group
  • Help you to set up and manage social media accounts
  • Help you to avoid some of the common pitfalls
  • Take the next step towards marketing and promoting your organisation

The session will be delivered by Heidi Bibby - Development Officer at CVS Cheshire East. Heidi supports the marketing team in using social media to promote events and training. 


CVS Cheshire East Members- Please note that although the session is free to Members- non attendance/cancellation without 3 working days' notice will result a charge of £20 being invoiced.
Non-member organisations who do not attend/ cancel without 3 working days' notice will be charged the full course fee.


If there are any queries about this or any other training course please contact Heidi Bibby, Development Officer on 01270 763100 or email:


Safeguarding our Learners: CVS Cheshire East is committed to safeguarding all of our learners. We take any disclosure seriously and wish to create a safe environment for our learners. If anyone has any concerns or issues then please raise these with the tutor or alternatively you can contact our Chief Officer on 07792 754904.For more information please ask for a copy of our Adults Safeguarding Policy.

20th June, 2018 10:00 AM   through   1:00 PM
CVS Cheshire East
Ashton House
1a Gatefield Street
Crewe, CW1 2JP
Phone: 01270 763100
CVS Cheshire East Members £ 0.00
Non-Members £ 35.00

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